2006 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
3-13-0 0-0 4949 3820 1129 39 290 5530 3520 2010 30 319
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The Detroit Lions' seventy-seventh season was in 2006, playing their home games at Ford Field. During the offseason they hired Rod Marinelli to lead the team. Marinelli previously was the assistant head coach/defensive line coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and had ten years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 3-13-0, 2-6-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Seattle Seahawks 6-9
Week 2 @ Chicago Bears 7-34
Week 3 Green Bay Packers 24-31
Week 4 @ St. Louis Rams 34-41
Week 5 @ Minnesota Vikings 17-26
Week 6 Buffalo Bills 20-17
Week 7 @ New York Jets 24-31
Week 9 Atlanta Falcons 30-14
Week 10 San Francisco 49ers 13-19
Week 11 @ Arizona Cardinals 10-17
Week 12 Miami Dolphins 10-27
Week 13 @ New England Patriots 21-28
Week 14 Minnesota Vikings 20-30
Week 15 @ Green Bay Packers 9-17
Week 16 Chicago Bears 21-26
Week 17 @ Dallas Cowboys 39-31

2006 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Rod Marinelli Offensive Coordinator: Mike Martz Defensive Coordinator: Donnie Henderson Special Teams Coordinator: Chuck Priefer Wide Receivers Coach: Kippy Brown Offensive Line Coach: Larry Beightol Running Backs Coach: Wilbert Montgomery Tight Ends Coach: Pat Carter Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Mike Barry Offensive Assistant Coach: Shawn Jefferson Offensive Quality Control Coach: Adam Gase Defensive Line Coach: Joe Cullen Linebackers Coach: Phil Snow Defensive Backs Coach: Clayton Lopez Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons, Fred Reed Assistant Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Assistant to the Head Coach: Cedric Saunders Coordinator of Physical Development: Jason Arapoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Malcolm Blacken Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Mondray Gee General Manager: Matt Millen Assistant General Manager: Martin Mayhew Football Operations: Cedric Saunders