2008 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
0-16-0 0-0 4292 2960 1332 29 234 6466 3712 2754 20 354
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The Detroit Lions' seventy-ninth season was in 2008, and it was the third season Rod Marinelli served as the head coach of the team. The Lions played their home games at Ford Field. He was fired from the Lions on Monday, December 29, 2008. They finished the season 0-16-0, 0-8-0 at home and 0-8-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Atlanta Falcons 21-34
Week 2 Green Bay Packers 25-48
Week 3 @ San Francisco 49ers 13-31
Week 5 Chicago Bears 7-34
Week 6 @ Minnesota Vikings 10-12
Week 7 @ Houston Texans 21-28
Week 8 Washington Redskins 17-25
Week 9 @ Chicago Bears 23-27
Week 10 Jacksonville Jaguars 14-38
Week 11 @ Carolina Panthers 22-31
Week 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-38
Week 13 Tennessee Titans 10-47
Week 14 Minnesota Vikings 16-20
Week 15 @ Indianapolis Colts 21-31
Week 16 New Orleans Saints 7-42
Week 17 @ Green Bay Packers 21-31

2008 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Rod Marinelli Assistant Head Coach: Kippy Brown Offensive Coordinator: Jim Colletto Defensive Coordinator: Joe Barry Offensive Pass Game Coordinator: Kippy Brown Quarterbacks Coach: Scot Loeffler Wide Receivers Coach: Shawn Jefferson Running Backs Coach: Sam Gash Tight Ends Coach: Pat Carter Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Mike Barry Offensive Assistant Coach: Eric Sutulovich Defensive Line Coach: Joe Cullen Linebackers Coach: Phil Snow Secondary Coach: Jimmy Lake Assistant Secondary Coach: Clayton Lopez Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Assistant Special Teams Coach: Bradford Banta Coordinator of Physical Development: Jason Arapoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Malcolm Blacken Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kevin Tolbert General Manager: Martin Mayhew Director of Football Operations: Cedric Saunders