2009 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
2-14-0 0-0 4784 3168 1616 41 281 6274 4249 2025 23 332
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The Detroit Lions' eightieth season was in 2009, playing their home games at Ford Field. During the offseason they hired Jim Schwartz to lead the team. Schwartz previously was the defensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans and had sixteen years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 2-14-0, 2-6-0 at home and 0-8-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Atlanta Falcons 27-26
Preaseason Week 2 @ Cleveland Browns 10-27
Preaseason Week 3 Indianapolis Colts 18-17
Preaseason Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 17-6
Week 1 @ New Orleans Saints 27-45
Week 2 Minnesota Vikings 13-27
Week 3 Washington Redskins 19-14
Week 4 @ Chicago Bears 24-48
Week 5 Pittsburgh Steelers 20-28
Week 6 @ Green Bay Packers 0-26
Week 7 Bye Week
Week 8 St. Louis Rams 10-17
Week 9 @ Seattle Seahawks 20-32
Week 10 @ Minnesota Vikings 10-27
Week 11 Cleveland Browns 38-37
Week 12 Green Bay Packers 12-34
Week 13 @ Cincinnati Bengals 13-23
Week 14 @ Baltimore Ravens 3-48
Week 15 Arizona Cardinals 24-31
Week 16 @ San Francisco 49ers 6-20
Week 17 Chicago Bears 23-37

2009 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jim Schwartz Assistant Head Coach: Gunther Cunningham Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan Defensive Coordinator: Gunther Cunningham Quarterbacks Coach: Jeff Horton Wide Receivers Coach: Shawn Jefferson Offensive Line Coach: George Yarno Running Backs Coach: Sam Gash Tight Ends Coach: Tim Lappano Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeremiah Washburn Offensive Quality Control Coach: Todd Downing Defensive Line Coach: Bob Karmelowicz Linebackers Coach: Matt Burke Secondary Coach: Tim Walton Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Kris Kocurek Assistant Secondary Coach: Daron Roberts 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 Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Ted Rath General Manager: Martin Mayhew