1998 Detroit Lions schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
5-11-0 0-0 5085 3130 1955 25 278 5117 3015 2102 21 308
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The Detroit Lions' sixty-ninth season was in 1998, and it was the second season Bobby Ross served as the head coach of the team. The Lions played their home games at Pontiac Silverdome. They finished the season 5-11-0, 4-4-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Green Bay Packers 19-38
Week 2 Cincinnati Bengals 28-34
Week 3 @ Minnesota Vikings 6-29
Week 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-6
Week 5 @ Chicago Bears 27-31
Week 7 Green Bay Packers 27-20
Week 8 Minnesota Vikings 13-34
Week 9 Arizona Cardinals 15-17
Week 10 @ Philadelphia Eagles 9-10
Week 11 Chicago Bears 26-3
Week 12 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28-25
Week 13 Pittsburgh Steelers 19-16
Week 14 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 22-37
Week 15 @ San Francisco 49ers 13-35
Week 16 Atlanta Falcons 17-24
Week 17 @ Baltimore Ravens 10-19

1998 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bobby Ross Offensive Coordinator: Sylvester Croom Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Special Adviser to the Team: Monte Clark Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Zorn Wide Receivers Coach: Jerry Sullivan Offensive Line Coach: Jack Henry Running Backs Coach: Frank Falks Tight Ends Coach: Bob Palcic Offensive Assistant Coach: Stan Kwan Offensive Quality Control Coach: John Misciagna Defensive Line Coach: Brian Baker Linebackers Coach: Gary Moeller Defensive Secondary Coach: Dick Selcer Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Defensive Quality Control Coach: Dennis Murphy Special Teams Coach: Chuck Priefer Assistant Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bert Hill General Manager: Chuck Schmidt Director of Pro Scouting: Kevin Colbert Administrative Assistant: John Misciagna, Barbara Mouthaan, Beth Gay