Who did the Lions beat in 2009?

Who did the Lions beat in 2009?

The Detroit Lions ended a 19-game losing streak to beat the Washington Redskins 19-14 yesterday, their first victory in nearly two years. “We not only got the monkey off our back, we got King Kong off our back,” said the Lions owner William Clay Ford.

How many games did the Lions win in 2009?

2009 Detroit Lions season
General manager Martin Mayhew
Home field Ford Field
Record 2–14

Who was the Detroit Lions quarterback in 2009?

Matthew Stafford

Pos Player Summary of Player Stats
Offensive Starters
QB Matthew Stafford 201 for 377, 2,267 yards, 13 td, 20 int, & 20 rushes for 108 yards and 2 td
RB Kevin Smith 217 rushes for 747 yards, 4 td, & 41 catches for 415 yards and 1 td
WR Bryant Johnson 35 catches for 417 yards, 3 td

How many winless seasons have the Lions had?

With this season, the Lions became only the second NFL franchise with two full winless seasons, and the only one still in existence; this was also the first winless season since the institution of the 16-game schedule in 1978 (that was used until 2020).

Who was Lions QB in 2007?

Jon Kitna
Regular season

Season(s) Quarterback(s)
2006 Jon Kitna (16)
2007 Jon Kitna (16)
2008 Dan Orlovsky (7) / Daunte Culpepper (5) / Jon Kitna (4)
2009 Matthew Stafford (10) / Daunte Culpepper (5) / Drew Stanton (1)

What happened in 2009 Detroit Lions season?

2009 Detroit Lions season. The 2009 Detroit Lions season was the franchise’s eightieth season overall in the National Football League. It was the first season with the Lions for new head coach Jim Schwartz, and most of his new coaching staff. The Lions also introduced slightly new uniforms and logos.

What draft picks did the Detroit Lions have in 2008?

The Lions traded its 2009 fourth-round selection (101st overall) and its 2008 third-round selection (111th overall, which was traded to Cleveland) to Dallas for its 2008 third-round selection (92nd overall, used to select Cliff Avril ). The Lions selected University of Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford for the No. 1 overall pick.

Did the Detroit Lions ever score in the 4th quarter?

The only score of the 4th quarter was a 13-yard TD catch by Heath Evans of the Saints. With this loss, the Lions began 2009 0–1 which brought their losing streak to eighteen consecutive regular season games.

When did the Detroit Lions sign Larry Foote?

On March 14, 2009, the Lions traded defensive tackle Cory Redding and a fifth round draft pick to the Seattle Seahawks for linebacker Julian Peterson. This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (April 2009) On May 7, 2009 the Lions signed Detroit native and former Michigan Wolverine linebacker Larry Foote.