2017 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
9-7-0 0-0 6731 5114 1617 29 371 6883 4605 2278 35 419
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The Detroit Lions' eighty-eighth season was in 2017, and it was the fourth season Jim Caldwell 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, January 1, 2018. They finished the season 9-7-0, 4-4-0 at home and 5-3-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Indianapolis Colts 24-10
Preaseason Week 2 New York Jets 16-6
Preaseason Week 3 New England Patriots 28-30
Preaseason Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 17-27
Week 1 Arizona Cardinals 35-23
Week 2 @ New York Giants 24-10
Week 3 Atlanta Falcons 26-30
Week 4 @ Minnesota Vikings 14-7
Week 5 Carolina Panthers 24-27
Week 6 @ New Orleans Saints 38-52
Week 7 Bye Week
Week 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 15-20
Week 9 @ Green Bay Packers 30-17
Week 10 Cleveland Browns 38-24
Week 11 @ Chicago Bears 27-24
Week 12 Minnesota Vikings 23-30
Week 13 @ Baltimore Ravens 20-44
Week 14 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-21
Week 15 Chicago Bears 20-10
Week 16 @ Cincinnati Bengals 17-26
Week 17 Green Bay Packers 35-11

2017 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jim Caldwell Assistant Head Coach: Ron Prince Offensive Coordinator: Jim Bob Cooter Defensive Coordinator: Teryl Austin Special Teams Coordinator: Joe Marciano Quarterbacks Coach: Brian Callahan Wide Receivers Coach: Robert Prince Offensive Line Coach: Ron Prince, Michael McCarthy Running Backs Coach: David Walker Tight Ends Coach: Al Golden Offensive Assistant Coach: Evan Rothstein Defensive Line Coach: Kris Kocurek Linebackers Coach: Bill Sheridan Safeties Coach: Alan Williams Cornerbacks Coach: Tony Oden Defensive Backs Coach: Tony Oden, Alan Williams Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Matt Raich Defensive Assistant Coach: George Godsey Defensive Quality Control Coach: Steven Williams Assistant Special Teams Coach: Devin Fitzsimmons Special Projects: George Godsey Quality Control Coach: Michael McCarthy Coaching Assistant: Payton McCollum Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Harold Nash Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Josh Schuler, Dominic Raiola General Manager: Bob Quinn Vice President of Football Administration: Matt Harriss Assistant to the General Manager: Kevin Anderson Research & Analysis: Evan Rothstein Chief of Staff: Kevin Anderson Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship: Michael Ghobrial Athletic Trainer Intern: Rodain Delus