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2019 Detroit Lions season
Head Coach Matt Patricia
General Manager Bob Quinn
Home Field Ford Field
Results
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The 2019 Detroit Lions season is the franchise's 90th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their second year under head coach Matt Patricia.

OffseasonEdit

Coaching changesEdit

  • On January 1, the Lions announced that Jim Bob Cooter would not return as offensive coordinator.[1]
  • On January 16, the Lions hired Darrell Bevell as offensive coordinator.[2]
  • On January 22, the Lions hired John Bonamego as special teams coordinator.[3]
  • On February 26, the Lions hired Kyle Caskey as running backs coach.[4]
  • On March 11, the Lions hired Stephen Thomas as defensive quality control coach, Rodney Hill as assistant strength and performance coach, Leon Washington as WCF minority coaching assistantship/offense and special teams coach, and Marquice Williams as assistant special teams coach.[5]

AdditionsEdit

Date Player Position Previous team Contract Source
January 1 Connor Cook Quarterback Cincinnati Bengals 1 year / $645,000 [6]
March 11 Danny Amendola Wide receiver Miami Dolphins 1 year / $5.75 million [7]
March 14 Justin Coleman Cornerback Seattle Seahawks 4 years / $36 million [8]
Trey Flowers Defensive end New England Patriots 5 years / $90 million
Jesse James Tight end Pittsburgh Steelers 4 years / $22.6 million
Oday Aboushi Guard Arizona Cardinals 1 year / $2 million [9]
Andrew Adams Safety Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1 year / $920,000
March 19 Tommylee Lewis Wide receiver New Orleans Saints 1 year / $920,000 [10]
March 21 Logan Thomas Tight end Buffalo Bills 1 year / $895,000 [11]
March 23 Rashaan Melvin Cornerback Oakland Raiders 1 year / $2.15 million [12]
April 5 C.J. Anderson Running back Los Angeles Rams 1 year / $1.5 million [13]
April 9 Tom Savage Quarterback Cincinnati Bengals 1 year / $895,000 [14]
May 9 T. J. Hockenson Tight end Iowa 4 year / $19.82 million [15]
Amani Oruwariye Cornerback Penn State 4 year / $2.84 million
Jahlani Tavai Linebacker Hawaii 4 year / $6.89 million
May 10 Nate Becker Tight end Miami
Undrafted FA
[16]
Beau Benzschawel Guard Wisconsin
Malik Carney Linebacker North Carolina
Jonathan Duhart Wide receiver Old Dominion
Tre Lamar Linebacker Clemson
C. J. Moore Safety Mississippi
Matt Nelson Tackle Iowa
Donald Parham Tight end Stetson
Anthony Pittman Linebacker Wayne State
Ryan Pope Tackle San Diego State
Ray Smith Defensive tackle Boston College
Micah St. Andrew Guard Fresno State
Kevin Strong Defensive tackle UTSA
May 12 Tom Kennedy Wide receiver Bryant University 3 year / $1.755 million [17]
Jordan Smallwood Wide receiver Kansas City Chiefs 1 year / –
May 13 Austin Bryant Defensive end Clemson 4 year / $3.24 million [18]
P. J. Johnson Defensive tackle Arizona 4 year / $2.616 million
Ty Johnson Running back Maryland 4 year / $2.69 million
Isaac Nauta Tight end Georgia 4 year / $2.62 million
Juwon Young Linebacker Marshall 1 year / – [19]
May 14 Travis Fulgham Wide receiver Old Dominion 4 year / $2.698 million [20]
June 3 Will Harris Safety Boston College 4 year / $3.472 million [21]
Brandon Reilly Wide receiver Dallas Cowboys 2 year / $1.23 million [22]
June 6 Jermaine Kearse Wide receiver New York Jets 1 year / $1.35 million [23]
June 10 Luke Bowanko Center Washington Redskins 1 year / – [24]
David Fales Quarterback Miami Dolphins 1 year / –
July 22 Austin Traylor Tight end Salt Lake Stallions 1 year / $570,000 [25]
July 26 Mike Daniels Defensive tackle Green Bay Packers 1 year / $9.1 million [26]
July 30 Fred Jones Defensive tackle New York Jets 1 year / $495,000 [27]
August 4 Tarvarus McFadden Cornerback San Francisco 49ers 1 year / $495,000 [28]
August 28 James Williams Running back Washington State Undrafted FA [29]

DeparturesEdit

Date Player Position Note New Team Source
February 15 Glover Quin Safety Retired N/A [30][31][32]
Bruce Ellington Wide receiver Released New England Patriots
Nicholas Grigsby Linebacker Released Baltimore Ravens
March 8 T. J. Lang Guard Retired N/A [33][34]
March 10 Nevin Lawson Cornerback Released Oakland Raiders [35]
March 11 Trevor Bates Linebacker Released [36]
March 18 Kerry Hyder Defensive end UFA Dallas Cowboys [37]
March 29 Luke Willson Tight end UFA Oakland Raiders [38]
April 10 Eli Harold Defensive end UFA Buffalo Bills [39]
May 8 Ezekiel Ansah Defensive end UFA Seattle Seahawks [40]
May 9 Nick Bellore Fullback UFA Seattle Seahawks [41]
May 15 Levine Toilolo Tight end UFA San Francisco 49ers [42]
June 10 Connor Cook Quarterback Released [24]
June 14 Michael Roberts Tight end Released Green Bay Packers [43][44]
July 27 Theo Riddick Running back Released Denver Broncos [45]
August 4 Deontez Alexander Wide receiver Released [28]
August 27 Zach Zenner Running back Released [46]

Re-signingsEdit

Date Player Position Contract Source
February 13 Don Muhlbach Long snapper 1 year / $1.12 million [47]
March 1 Romeo Okwara Defensive end 2 years / $6.8 million [48]
March 12 Zach Zenner Running back 1 year / – [49]
March 18 Marcus Cooper Cornerback 1 year / $895,000 [50]
March 22 Andrew Donnal Offensive tackle 1 year / $845,000 [51]

TradesEdit

NFL DraftEdit

2019 Detroit Lions draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 8 T. J. Hockenson  TE Iowa
2 43 Jahlani Tavai  LB Hawaii
3 81 Will Harris  S Boston College
4 117 Austin Bryant  DE Clemson
5 146 Amani Oruwariye  CB Penn State
6 184 Travis Fulgham  WR Old Dominion
6 186 Ty Johnson  RB Maryland
7 224 Isaac Nauta  TE Georgia
7 229 P. J. Johnson  DT Arizona
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Draft tradesEdit

  • The Lions acquired a fourth-round selection (No. 114) from the New England Patriots in the 2018 draft in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2019 draft.[53]
  • The Lions received a third round selection from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for wide receiver Golden Tate.[54]
  • The Lions acquired a third-round selection (No. 81) from the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for their original third-round selection (No. 88) and a sixth-round selection (No. 204).[55]
  • The Lions acquired a fourth-round selection (No. 117) and a sixth-round selection (No. 186) from the Atlanta Falcons in exchange for their original fourth-round selection (No. 111).[56]
  • The Miami Dolphins traded a conditional seventh-round selection to Detroit in exchange for defensive tackle Akeem Spence.[57]
  • Detroit traded a fifth-round selection to the New York Giants in exchange for defensive tackle Damon Harrison. The condition was that the Giants would receive the higher of Detroit or San Francisco’s 5th round selections. [58]
  • The San Francisco 49ers traded their fifth-round selection to Detroit in exchange for guard Laken Tomlinson.[59]

StaffEdit

Detroit Lions staffv · d · e
Front Office
Head Coaches
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Defensive Coaches
Special Teams Coaches
Strength and Conditioning

Coaching Staff
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Current rosterEdit

Detroit Lions rosterview · talk · edit
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

Unrestricted FAs

Restricted FAs

Exclusive-Rights FAs

Rookies in italics
Roster updated March 3, 2011
Depth ChartTransactions

48 Active, 0 Inactive, 28 FAs

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ScheduleEdit

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 Template:Dow tooltip New England Patriots L 3–31 0–1 Ford Field Recap
2 Template:Dow tooltip at Houston Texans L 23–30 0–2 NRG Stadium Recap
3 Template:Dow tooltip Buffalo Bills L 20–24 0–3 Ford Field Recap
4 Template:Dow tooltip at Cleveland Browns L 16–20 0–4 FirstEnergy Stadium Recap

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Kickoff (ET) Opponent Result Record Game site TV NFL.com
recap
1 September 8 4:25 p.m. at Arizona Cardinals State Farm Stadium Fox
2 September 15 1:00 p.m. Los Angeles Chargers Ford Field CBS
3 September 22 1:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Field Fox
4 September 29 1:00 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs Ford Field Fox
5 Bye
6 Template:Dow tooltip 8:15 p.m. at Green Bay Packers Lambeau Field ESPN
7 October 20 1:00 p.m. Minnesota Vikings Ford Field Fox
8 October 27 1:00 p.m. New York Giants Ford Field Fox
9 November 3 4:05 p.m. at Oakland Raiders RingCentral Coliseum Fox
10 November 10 1:00 p.m. at Chicago Bears Soldier Field CBS
11 November 17 1:00 p.m. Dallas Cowboys Ford Field Fox
12 November 24 1:00 p.m. at Washington Redskins FedExField Fox
13 November 28 12:30 p.m. Chicago Bears Ford Field Fox
14 December 8 1:00 p.m. at Minnesota Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium Fox
15 December 15 1:00 p.m. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ford Field Fox
16 Template:Dow tooltip or 22 TBD at Denver Broncos Empower Field at Mile High TBD
17 December 29 1:00 p.m. Green Bay Packers Ford Field Fox

Notes

  • Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
  • Networks and times for Sunday games from Weeks 7–17 are subject to change as a result of flexible scheduling.
  • As the result of Saturday flexible scheduling during Week 16, the date, kickoff and network for that week's game at the Denver Broncos will be finalized at a later date — by no later than the end of Week 8.[60]

† Game will be simulcast on WXYZ-TV.

Game summariesEdit

Week 1: at Arizona CardinalsEdit

Week One: Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 0 0 0

0

Cardinals 0 0 0 0

0

at State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

Game information

First quarter Second quarter Third quarter Fourth quarter

Top passers

  • DET -
  • ARI -

Top rushers

  • DET -
  • ARI -

Top receivers

  • DET -
  • ARI -

The Lions will begin the regular season on the road against the Arizona Cardinals.

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Template:2019 NFC North standings

ConferenceEdit

Template:2019 NFC standings

ReferencesEdit

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