1:00 PM ET, October 10, 2010
Ford Field, Detroit, MI
DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions moved a step closer toward putting their miserable past behind them, winning for the first time this season and by their largest margin in 15 years.Stefan Logan's 105-yard kickoff return broke a tie in the second quarter and Detroit rolled to a 44-6 rout of the St. Louis Rams on Sunday."It feels good to get this one so we can move on," center Dominic Raiola said.
• The Lions snapped a 10-game losing streak dating back to last season.
• Sunday's win marked the Lions' largest margin of victory since a 44-0 win over the Jaguars in 1995.
• Shaun Hill became the first Lions QB since Joey Harrington in 2005 to win a game in which he threw at least three touchdown passes without a pick.
• The Rams had given up no more than 17 points in each of their first four games of the season.
• St. Louis has had at least one game where they've given up at least 44 points in each of the last four seasons.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
The Lions beat the expansion Jacksonville Jaguars 44-0 in 1995. ... Rams G Jacob Bell and TE Darcy Johnson had concussions. ... Lions DE Cliff Avril left the game with cramps. ... Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, whose team had a bye, was presented with his Pro Football Hall of Fame ring during a halftime ceremony. ... Lions DE Kyle Vanden Bosch confirmed the team voted Thursday to give the NFL Players Association its backing to decertify the union if there is a labor lockout next year. By disbanding their union, the layers could sue the NFL under antitrust laws if there is a work stoppage. A similar move following a 1987 labor impasse led to the 1993 agreement that created free agency.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.6||5.3|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||0-3||2-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||2|
|FG||13:48||Jason Hanson 30 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 5 plays, 29 yds, 1:16
|FG||0:01||Josh Brown 28 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 62 yds, 6:20
|TD||15:00||Stefan Logan 105 Yard Kickoff Return (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 6 yds, 1:16
|TD||6:19||Calvin Johnson 1 Yard Pass From Shaun Hill (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 81 yds, 7:16
|FG||1:41||Josh Brown 28 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 68 yds, 4:37
|TD||0:17||Brandon Pettigrew 3 Yard Pass From Shaun Hill (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 12 plays, 80 yds, 1:27
|TD||11:02||Nate Burleson 26 Yard Pass From Shaun Hill (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 41 yds, 1:53
|FG||11:23||Jason Hanson 48 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 52 yds, 4:23
|FG||7:55||Jason Hanson 47 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 4 plays, 2 yds, 1:31
|TD||7:14||Alphonso Smith 42 Yard Interception Return (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 12 yds, 0:44