Lions lose to Saints, making history as 0-15 team
This is sad. It is very likely that
Detroit will not win a game this
season. They could end 0-16.
The Detroit fans deserve better.
The Detroit Lions own a dubious piece of NFL history — with perhaps more on the way.
Detroit became the first 0-15 team ever when it was routed 42-7 by the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Lions will try to avoid an perfectly awful season in the finale at Green Bay, where they haven't won since 1991.
Drew Brees threw for 351 yards and two touchdowns after four Saints ran for scores in the first half. Brees stayed in the game with a 35-point lead late in the fourth quarter to move closer to Dan Marino's single-season record for yards passing. He needs 402 at home against Carolina to break Marino's record of 5,084 set in 1984.
The Lions were outscored by a combined 176 points at home this season, smashing the previous record of 146 set by the 1981 Colts