Brief History of the Team
The Detroit Lions are a Detroit based professional American football team. The Lions part of the National Football League (NFL) and are a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) North division. The team was founded in Portsmouth, Ohio on the 12th of July 1930 and they were called Portsmouth Spartans then, the team later relocated to Detroit 4 years later when they were renamed Lions. The Lions’ most successful era was in the period between 1935 and 1957 when they won four NFL championships, they have also won 4 Conference Championships and 4 Division Championships but a team founded 90 years ago must have more in their trophy cabinet. The Lions uses their traditional colours of Honolulu blue and silver.
What is their home stadium?
Ford Field is the home stadium of American football team Detroit Lions. The stadium is used for several events including the MHSAA State Wrestling Championships, the MCBA Marching Band State Finals, amongst other events. The stadium was opened on 24 August 2002 and has a seating capacity for football matches is 70,000.
Who is the coach?
Darrell Bevell is Detroit Lions’ interim coach following the recent sacking of head coach Matt Patricia after their loss to the Houston Texans. Bevell’s coaching career dates back to 1996 although he has served mostly as an assistant coach.
Who are the team’s top 3 players?
The Detroit Lions current top three perfomers are Taylor Decker, Marvin Jones Jr. and Frank Ragnow.
How they performed last season?
The Lions started the 2019/20 season very well but they lost 12 of their last 13 games and were mathematically eliminated from postseason contention following a Thanksgiving Day loss to the Chicago Bears in week 13.
How they are performing this season?
The Lions have not improved from last years performance and they are fourth in NFC North with 4 wins and 7 losses