2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
5-11, 4th in NFC North
Detroit Lions
1hMichael Rothstein

Lebowski to knee bites: Lions coach's intro wows

Dan Campbell delivered a fiery and memorable first news conference as Lions coach, ranging from talking about biting kneecaps to "The Big Lebowski" while emphasizing that he wants his team to adopt Detroit's hard-working identity.

New Lions coach gives fiery speech: 'We're going to bite a kneecap off!' (1:02)
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2dMichael Rothstein

New Lions GM to evaluate Stafford, rest of roster

New Lions GM Brad Holmes said he wants to meet with the team's yet-to-be-named head coach to evaluate players before he makes any decisions on the futures of QB Matt Stafford and the rest of the team's roster.

Orlovsky intrigued by wide receiver position in free agency (1:16)
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4dMichael Rothstein

Sources: Lions planning to hire Saints' Campbell

Now that the Saints have been eliminated from the NFL postseason, the Lions are expected to hire New Orleans assistant head coach/tight ends coach Dan Campbell as their next head coach, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Dan Campbell to be named Lions' head coach (0:24)
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7dMichael Rothstein

RB Peterson told to pay $8.3M to loan company

Adrian Peterson has been ordered to pay a Pennsylvania loan company $8,268,426.21 after defaulting on a loan in 2016, according to New York State Supreme Court records.


Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Adrian Peterson has to pay almost $8.3 million to a Pennsylvania loan company, a New York State judge ruled Wednesday.

What is Adrian Peterson's NFL future? (1:23)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

I've been told the NFL is re-evaluating its political giving policies through its Gridiron PAC. The league created the PAC to help to have a seat at the table over policy that matters to the league in Washington, D.C.

Team Stats

Passing Yards256.510th
Rushing Yards93.730th
Points For23.619th
Points Against32.41st