2018 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
6-10-0 0-0 6361 4341 2020 22 406 6761 4515 2246 17 395
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The Detroit Lions' eighty-ninth season was in 2018, playing their home games at Ford Field. During the offseason they hired Matt Patricia to lead the team. Patricia previously was the defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots and had fourteen years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 6-10-0, 3-5-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Oakland Raiders 10-16
Preaseason Week 2 New York Giants 17-30
Preaseason Week 3 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 33-30
Preaseason Week 4 Cleveland Browns 17-35
Week 1 New York Jets 17-48
Week 2 @ San Francisco 49ers 27-30
Week 3 New England Patriots 26-10
Week 4 @ Dallas Cowboys 24-26
Week 5 Green Bay Packers 31-23
Week 6 Bye Week
Week 7 @ Miami Dolphins 32-21
Week 8 Seattle Seahawks 14-28
Week 9 @ Minnesota Vikings 9-24
Week 10 @ Chicago Bears 22-34
Week 11 Carolina Panthers 20-19
Week 12 Chicago Bears 16-23
Week 13 Los Angeles Rams 16-30
Week 14 @ Arizona Cardinals 17-3
Week 15 @ Buffalo Bills 13-14
Week 16 Minnesota Vikings 9-27
Week 17 @ Green Bay Packers 31-0

2018 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Matt Patricia Offensive Coordinator: Jim Bob Cooter Defensive Coordinator: Paul Pasqualoni Special Teams Coordinator: Joe Marciano Quarterbacks Coach: George Godsey Wide Receivers Coach: Robert Prince Offensive Line Coach: Jeff Davidson Running Backs Coach: David Walker Tight Ends Coach: Chris White Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Hank Fraley Offensive Assistant Coach: Derius Swinton II, Brian Picucci Offensive Line-Quality Control Coach: Michael McCarthy Defensive Line Coach: Bo Davis Linebackers Coach: Al Golden Defensive Backs Coach: Brian Stewart Defensive Assistant Coach: Steve Gregory Defensive Quality Control Coach: Steven Williams Assistant Special Teams Coach: Devin Fitzsimmons Quality Control Coach: Brian Picucci Coaching Assistant: Payton McCollum Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Harold Nash Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Josh Schuler General Manager: Bob Quinn Vice President of Football Administration: Matt Harriss Senior Personnel Executive: Jimmy Raye III, Jimmy Raye Director of Pro Scouting: Brendan Prophett Director of Football Research: David Corrao Director of Player Personnel: Lance Newmark Vice President of Player Personnel: Kyle O'Brien Research & Analysis: Evan Rothstein Chief of Staff: Kevin Anderson Head Coach Administration: Kevin Anderson Head Coach Assistant: Evan Rothstein William Clay Ford Minority Coaching Assistantship: Billy Yates