2000 Detroit Lions season

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2000 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Bobby Ross
Gary Moeller
General manager Chuck Schmidt
Owner William Clay Ford, Sr.
Home field Pontiac Silverdome
Results
Record 9–7
Division place 4th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers 2
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1999 2001 >

The 2000 Detroit Lions season was the team's 71st season in the National Football League. The Lions' home attendance was 606,716 while their attendance on the road was 523,383 for a total attendance of 1,130,099.[1] Bobby Ross resigned after the ninth game of the season and was replaced by Gary Moeller.[2]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2000 Detroit Lions staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator – Sylvester Croom
  • Quarterbacks – Jim Zorn
  • Running Backs – Frank Falks
  • Wide Receivers – Jerry Sullivan
  • Tight Ends – Danny Smith
  • Offensive Line – Golden Pat Ruel
  • Offensive Assistant – Stan Kwan
  • Quality Control/Offense – John Misciagna
 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator – Larry Peccatiello
  • Defensive Line – Brian Baker
  • Linebackers – Gary Moeller
  • Defensive Backs – Richard Selcer
  • Defensive Assistant – Don Clemons
  • Quality Control/Defense – Dennis Murphy

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams – Chuck Priefer
  • Special Teams Assistant – Stan Kwan

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Bert Hill
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Rob Graf

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Preseason[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Lions points Opponents
1 August 4 New England Patriots Loss 10 13
2 August 12 Buffalo Bills Win 15 13
3 August 18 at Oakland Raiders Loss 17 23
4 August 25 at Cincinnati Bengals Win 21 13

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 2000 at New Orleans Saints W 14–10
64,900
2 September 10, 2000 Washington Redskins W 15–10
74,159
3 September 17, 2000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 31–10
76,928
4 September 24, 2000 at Chicago Bears W 21–14
66,944
5 October 1, 2000 Minnesota Vikings L 31–24
76,438
6 October 8, 2000 Green Bay Packers W 31–24
77,549
7 BYE
8 October 19, 2000 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 28–14
65,557
9 October 29, 2000 at Indianapolis Colts L 30–18
56,971
10 November 5, 2000 Miami Dolphins L 23–8
77,813
11 November 12, 2000 Atlanta Falcons W 13–10
74,309
12 November 19, 2000 at New York Giants W 31–21
77,897
13 November 23, 2000 New England Patriots W 34–9
77,923
14 November 30, 2000 at Minnesota Vikings L 24–17
64,214
15 December 10, 2000 at Green Bay Packers L 26–13
59,854
16 December 17, 2000 at New York Jets W 10–7
77,513
17 December 24, 2000 Chicago Bears L 23–20
71,957

Game summaries[edit]

Week 6[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 6 11 7 24
• Lions 10 14 7 0 31

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Standings[edit]

NFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Minnesota Vikings 11 5 0 .688 397 371
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 6 0 .625 388 269
Green Bay Packers 9 7 0 .563 353 323
Detroit Lions 9 7 0 .563 307 307
Chicago Bears 5 11 0 .313 216 355

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 115
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 114
  3. ^ "All-Time Coaches". DetroitLions.com. Archived from the original on 23 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-09. 
  4. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com

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