2008 detroit lions
In the third quarter, Detroit's misery continued as Jaguars QB David Garrard completed a 7-yard TD pass to WR Jerry Porter. In the first quarter, Detroit trailed early as Bears kicker Robbie Gould got a 37-yard field goal. Running back Adrian Peterson, who had previously fumbled four times all season, coughed the ball up three times. The Lions went home for a Week 8 duel with the Washington Redskins. "Which is like being the smelliest fish.". In the first quarter, Detroit's slow start continued as Texans QB Matt Schaub completed a 2-yard TD pass to TE Owen Daniels, along with RB Ahman Green getting a 1-yard TD run. In the Bucs' case, though, there was one giant mitigating factor — namely that they were an expansion team who had been formed that season. Afterwards, Detroit got its only score of the game as rookie RB Kevin Smith scored on a 12-yard TD run. However, Houston's defense prevented any comeback from happening. This page was last changed on 23 November 2018, at 21:43. Except that in the Lions' case, they didn't. For their last chance to avoid becoming the first 0–16 team in NFL history, the Lions traveled to Green Bay, Wisconsin to take on division rivals the Green Bay Packers, whom Detroit had not beaten on the road since 1991. In the second quarter, San Francisco increased its lead when RB Frank Gore scored on a 4-yard TD run. Clock ticks down here in Green Bay. It was the Lions' only nationally televised game of the regular season and the only one amongst the final six home games that wasn't blacked out, although the Lions needed a 24-hour extension to sell out Ford Field. The 2008 Detroit Lions — the worst team in NFL history? On October 28, the Lions discussed a contract with veteran quarterback Daunte Culpepper. by 2008_Detroit_Lions in Planetside [–] 2008_Detroit_Lions [ S ] 3 points 4 points 5 points 10 hours ago (0 children) As far as I know, stalker cloak has always been available right from the start. After last night's 20-16 defeat by the Minnesota Vikings, the Detroit Lions' record stands at 0-13. Not perfect in the 1972 Dolphins sense of the word, of course – the Tennessee Titans lost their first game three weeks ago – but one equally unlikely. 53 Active, 19 Inactive, 8 Practice squad. In the second quarter, the Lions continued to trail as QB Kyle Orton completed a 9-yard TD pass to RB Matt Forte and a 12-yard TD pass to WR/KR Devin Hester. Unsurprisingly, given that the Eagles won, Brian Westbrook was the star of the show, picking up 131 yards on 33 carries. Later, Carolina RB Jonathan Stewart scored on a 22-yard TD run. The 2008 Detroit Lions season was the franchise's 79th season in the National Football League (NFL), and their 75th as the Detroit Lions. The Giants will still be the top seed and deserving conference favourites, but they are not as untouchable as some commentators had been making out in recent weeks. In the fourth quarter, Jacksonville pulled away as Garrard completed a 10-yard TD pass to WR Troy Williamson. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. at Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina. Although the 17–0 early advantage was the largest lead the Lions would obtain all year, it didn't even last until halftime. To celebrate their 75th year playing as the Lions (they had been known as the Portsmouth Spartans their first four seasons), the Lions wore special throwback uniforms for two home games, a replica of the ones used in 1934, the first year as the Lions. Only five other teams have started a season with this many consecutive defeats. • The Vikings' defensive tackles Pat and Kevin Williams did both play against the Lions in the end, after a federal judge in Minnesota temporarily blocked the NFL's decision to suspend them for four games for taking a banned diuretic. In the second quarter, the Buccaneers' RB Warrick Dunn got a 13-yard TD run, while QB Jeff Garcia completed a 36-yard TD pass to WR Ike Hilliard and a 24-yard TD pass to TE Jerramy Stevens. (The 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers also went winless, but that was when the regular season only had fourteen games.) The Lions got on the board when kicker Jason Hanson hit a 44-yard field goal. Detroit responded with former Vikings QB Daunte Culpepper completing a 70-yard TD pass to WR Calvin Johnson. "In this league, when you've got a chance to get touchdowns, you have to get them." At the end of the half, Will Blackmon called a fair catch as time expired, allowing Mason Crosby to attempt a rare 69-yard field goal. It was their third year under head coach Rod Marinelli.In 2008, the Lions had one of the worst seasons of any major American pro sports team.They lost all 16 of their regular season games. By record, they are the worst team in league history. Andersen spent 13 seasons with the New Orleans Saints and eight with the Atlanta Falcons. Twice the Lions went for it on fourth down within field goal range, and both times they came up short. In the fourth quarter, the Lions tried to rally as Hanson made a 39-yard field goal. American Football Database is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. According to NFL.com: "US District Judge Paul Magnuson said he needed more time to consider the case after hearing several hours of arguments from the league and the NFL Players Association.". But these Lions just can't beat anyone. Matt Millen was fired during the bye week of the season and the rest of the staff were fired after the season was over. In the fourth quarter, the Bears sealed the win when Gould nailed a 45-yard field goal. The 2008 Detroit Lions season was the 79th football season of the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). Crosby kicked it accurately but it fell just a yard short with the wind blowing against him. With their 11th straight road loss, the Lions fell to 0–14 and 0–4 against AFC Opponents. "This is now, as of this moment, the worst Lions' team ever," notes Mitch Albom in the Detroit Free Press, pointing out that the Lions – arguably the most shoddily-run franchise of the past four decades — had previously opened a season with 12 defeats, but never 13. The Lions got on the board in the second quarter when Calvin Johnson caught a 9-yard TD pass. The Lions tried to rally, but the Bears' defense prevented any possible comeback from happening. The question now is whether these Lions merit discussion as the worst NFL team ever. Perhaps the NFL will have a perfect season in 2008 after all. 2008 Detroit Lions only 4th-worst defense of all time. In the first quarter, Detroit trailed early as Redskins kicker Shaun Suisham got a 25-yard field goal. The Lions are one of the least successful franchises in NFL history. In the second quarter, the Lions greatly responded with rookie RB Kevin Smith getting a 1-yard TD run (with a blocked PAT), along with QB Dan Orlovsky completing a 17-yard TD pass to WR Calvin Johnson and a 14-yard TD pass to WR Shaun McDonald. They also became the first team to lose fifteen straight in a single season since the 2001 Carolina Panthers, who won their first game, then lost the remaining 15 to finish 1–15. In week 10 the Lions went home, donned their throwback uniforms, and played an interconference game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. I included members of the IR as well as the final 53-man roster. In the second quarter, the Lions increased their lead when kicker Jason Hanson got a 40-yard field goal. The Packers struck first midway through the first quarter when Deshawn Wynn ran in a career long 73 yard TD. The 2008 Detroit Lions season was the 79th football season of the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). They were the last team to started 0-14 until the 2016 Browns did it in 2016. I figured I would do one of these for everyone's beloved and winless 2008 Detroit Lions team. Even though some teams would inevitably be stronger than others, the slender margins between success and failure were supposed to ensure that — on any given Sunday — any team could beat any other. The still winless Lions next went to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina for a Week 11 duel with the Carolina Panthers.
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