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1989 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
7-9-0 0-0 4992 2939 2053 48 274 5537 3916 1621 32 314
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1989 was the sixtieth season for the Detroit Lions. During the offseason they hired Wayne Fontes to lead the team. Fontes previously was the defensive coordinator/secondary coach of the Detroit Lions and has a total of thirteen years of coaching in the NFL. They finished the season 7-9-0, 4-4-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road. At the conclusion of the season Barry Sanders was awarded with the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Phoenix Cardinals 13-16
Week 2 @ New York Giants 14-24
Week 3 Chicago Bears 27-47
Week 4 Pittsburgh Steelers 3-23
Week 5 @ Minnesota Vikings 17-24
Week 6 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-16
Week 7 Minnesota Vikings 7-20
Week 8 @ Green Bay Packers 20-23
Week 9 @ Houston Oilers 31-35
Week 10 Green Bay Packers 31-22
Week 11 @ Cincinnati Bengals 7-42
Week 12 Cleveland Browns 13-10
Week 13 New Orleans Saints 21-14
Week 14 @ Chicago Bears 27-17
Week 15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 33-7
Week 16 @ Atlanta Falcons 31-24

Coaches

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