2021 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
3-13-1 0-0 6283 4072 2211 25 384 7467 4814 2653 20 424
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The Detroit Lions' ninety-second season was in 2021, playing their home games at Ford Field. During the offseason they hired Dan Campbell to lead the team. Campbell previously was the assistant head coach/tight ends coach of the New Orleans Saints and had eleven years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 3-13-1, 3-5-0 at home and 0-8-1 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Buffalo Bills 15-16
Preaseason Week 2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 20-26
Preaseason Week 3 Indianapolis Colts 17-27
Preaseason Week 4 Philadelphia Eagles 2021-09-11
Week 1 San Francisco 49ers 33-41
Week 2 @ Green Bay Packers 17-35
Week 3 Baltimore Ravens 17-19
Week 4 @ Chicago Bears 14-24
Week 4 Bye Week
Week 5 @ Minnesota Vikings 17-19
Week 6 Cincinnati Bengals 11-34
Week 7 @ Los Angeles Rams 19-28
Week 8 Philadelphia Eagles 6-44
Week 9 Bye Week
Week 10 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 16-16
Week 11 @ Cleveland Browns 10-13
Week 12 Chicago Bears 14-16
Week 13 Minnesota Vikings 29-27
Week 14 @ Denver Broncos 10-38
Week 15 Arizona Cardinals 30-12
Week 16 @ Atlanta Falcons 16-20
Week 17 @ Seattle Seahawks 29-51
Week 18 Green Bay Packers 37-30

2021 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dan Campbell Assistant Head Coach: Duce Staley Offensive Coordinator: Anthony Lynn Defensive Coordinator: Aaron Glenn Defensive Pass Game Coordinator: Aubrey Pleasant Special Teams Coordinator: Dave Fipp Quarterbacks Coach: Mark Brunell Wide Receivers Coach: Antwaan Randle El Offensive Line Coach: Hank Fraley Running Backs Coach: Duce Staley Tight Ends Coach: Ben Johnson Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Seth Ryan Offensive Quality Control Coach: Tanner Engstrand, Steve Oliver Defensive Line Coach: Todd Wash Outside Linebackers Coach: Kelvin Sheppard Inside Linebackers Coach: Mark DeLeone Defensive Backs Coach: Aubrey Pleasant Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Dom Capers Defensive Assistant Coach: Brian Duker Defensive Quality Control Coach: Stephen Thomas Assistant Special Teams Coach: Jett Modkins Director of Sports Performance: Mike Clark Director of Sports Science: Jill Costanza Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Josh Schuler Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Morris Henry General Manager: Brad Holmes Senior Personnel Executive: Jimmy Raye III Director of Football Research: David Corrao Chief of Staff: Kevin Anderson Head Coach Administration: Kevin Anderson Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship: Wayne Blair William Clay Ford Minority Coaching Assistantship: DeOn’tae Pannell