2005 Detroit Lions season

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2005 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Steve Mariucci
Dick Jauron (interim)
General manager Matt Millen
Owner William Clay Ford, Sr.
Home field Ford Field
Results
Record 5–11
Division place 3rd NFC North
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
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Timeline
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< 2004 2006 >

The 2005 Detroit Lions season began with the team trying to improve on their 6–10 record in 2005.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2005 Detroit Lions staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

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

Strength and conditioning

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

[1]

Roster[edit]

2005 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
53 Active, 8 Inactive, 10 Practice squad

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 11, 2005 Green Bay Packers W 17–3 1–0
61,877
2 September 18, 2005 at Chicago Bears L 38–6 1–1
62,019
3 Bye
4 October 2, 2005 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–13 1–2
64,994
5 October 9, 2005 Baltimore Ravens W 35–17 2–2
61,201
6 October 16, 2005 Carolina Panthers L 21–20 2–3
61,083
7 October 23, 2005 at Cleveland Browns W 13–10 3–3
72,923
8 October 30, 2005 Chicago Bears L 19–13 (OT) 3–4
61,814
9 November 6, 2005 at Minnesota Vikings L 27–14 3–5
63,813
10 November 13, 2005 Arizona Cardinals W 29–21 4–5
61,091
11 November 20, 2005 at Dallas Cowboys L 20–7 4–6
62,670
12 November 24, 2005 Atlanta Falcons L 27–7 4–7
62,390
13 December 4, 2005 Minnesota Vikings L 21–16 4–8
61,375
14 December 11, 2005 at Green Bay Packers L 16–13 (OT) 4–9
70,019
15 December 18, 2005 Cincinnati Bengals L 41–17 4–10
61,749
16 December 24, 2005 at New Orleans Saints W 13–12 5–10
63,747
17 January 1, 2006 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 35–21 5–11
63,794

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 3 0 0 3
• Lions 7 0 3 7 17

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Standings[edit]

NFC North
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 11 5 0 .688 5–1 10–2 260 202 L1
Minnesota Vikings 9 7 0 .563 5–1 8–4 306 344 W1
Detroit Lions 5 11 0 .313 1–5 3–9 254 345 L1
Green Bay Packers 4 12 0 .250 1–5 4–8 298 344 W1

Images[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration and Coaches". 2005 Detroit Lions Media Guide. pp. 4–29. 
  2. ^ "Pro-Football-Reference.com". Pro-Football-Reference.com. 2005-09-11. Retrieved 2013-12-26. 

External links[edit]