1992 Detroit Lions season

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1992 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Wayne Fontes
General manager Chuck Schmidt
Owner William Clay Ford, Sr.
Home field Pontiac Silverdome
Results
Record 5–11
Division place 3rd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1991 1993 >

The 1992 Detroit Lions season was the 63rd season in franchise history. After going 12–4 the previous season, the Lions had a disappointing season, finishing with five wins and eleven losses.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1992 Detroit Lions staff
Front office

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – Wayne Fontes
  • Assistant Head Coach – Dave Levy

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator – Woody Widenhofer
  • Defensive Line – Lamar Leachman
  • Inside Linebackers – Herb Paterra
  • Outside Linebackers – Don Clemons
  • Defensive Backs – John Fontes

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning/Defensive Assistant – Bert Hill

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Roster[edit]

1992 Detroit Lions final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
47 Active, 12 Inactive, 2 Practice squad

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 6, 1992 at Chicago Bears L 27–24
63,672
2 September 13, 1992 Minnesota Vikings W 31–17
57,519
3 September 20, 1992 at Washington Redskins L 13–10
55,818
4 September 27, 1992 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 27–23
51,374
5 October 4, 1992 New Orleans Saints L 13–7
66,971
6 Bye
7 October 15, 1992 at Minnesota Vikings L 31–14
52,816
8 October 25, 1992 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 38–7
53,995
9 November 1, 1992 Green Bay Packers L 27–13
60,594
10 November 8, 1992 Dallas Cowboys L 37–3
74,816
11 November 15, 1992 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 17–14
52,242
12 November 22, 1992 at Cincinnati Bengals W 19–13
48,574
13 November 26, 1992 Houston Oilers L 24–21
73,711
14 December 6, 1992 at Green Bay Packers L 38–10
49,469
15 December 13, 1992 Cleveland Browns W 24–14
65,970
16 December 20, 1992 Chicago Bears W 16–3
72,777
17 December 28, 1992 at San Francisco 49ers L 24–6
55,907

Game summaries[edit]

Week 16[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 0 3 0 3
• Lions 3 10 0 3 16

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Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA
Minnesota Vikings 11 5 0 .688 374 249
Green Bay Packers 9 7 0 .563 276 296
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5 11 0 .313 267 365
Chicago Bears 5 11 0 .313 295 361
Detroit Lions 5 11 0 .313 273 332

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration and Coaching Staff". 1992 Detroit Lions Media Guide. pp. 4–30. 
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Oct-20.

External links[edit]