2002 Detroit Lions season

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2002 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Marty Mornhinweg
General manager Matt Millen
Owner William Clay Ford, Sr.
Home field Ford Field
Results
Record 3–13
Division place 4th NFC North
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 2001 2003 >

The 2002 Detroit Lions season was the 73rd season in franchise history. It was the Lions' inaugural season at the new Ford Field in Downtown Detroit and their first in the city since the team moved to the Pontiac Silverdome in 1975.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2002 Detroit Lions staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Jason Arapoff
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Malcolm Blacken

[1]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result W-L Attendance
1 September 8, 2002 at Miami Dolphins L 21–49 0–1
72,216
2 September 15, 2002 at Carolina Panthers L 7–31 0–2
71,951
3 September 22, 2002 Green Bay Packers L 31–37 0–3
61,505
4 September 29, 2002 New Orleans Saints W 26–21 1–3
60,023
5 Bye
6 October 13, 2002 at Minnesota Vikings L 24–31 1–4
64,013
7 October 20, 2002 Chicago Bears W 23–20 (OT) 2–4
60,421
8 October 27, 2002 at Buffalo Bills L 17–24 2–5
72,710
9 November 3, 2002 Dallas Cowboys W 9–7 3–5
61,789
10 November 10, 2002 at Green Bay Packers L 14–40 3–6
63,313
11 November 17, 2002 New York Jets L 14–31 3–7
61,720
12 November 24, 2002 at Chicago Bears L 17–20 (OT) 3–8
62,375
13 November 28, 2002 New England Patriots L 12–20 3–9
62,109
14 December 8, 2002 at Arizona Cardinals L 20–23 (OT) 3–10
28,640
15 December 15, 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 20–23 3–11
61,942
16 December 22, 2002 at Atlanta Falcons L 15–36 3–12
69,307
17 December 29, 2002 Minnesota Vikings L 36–38 3–13
60,233

Standings[edit]

NFC North
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
z (3) Green Bay Packers 12 4 0 .750 5–1 9–3 398 328 L1
Minnesota Vikings 6 10 0 .375 4–2 5–7 390 442 W3
Chicago Bears 4 12 0 .250 2–4 3–9 281 379 L2
Detroit Lions 3 13 0 .188 1–5 3–9 306 451 L8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration and Coaching Staff". 2002 Detroit Lions Media Guide. pp. 4–28. 

External links[edit]