1996 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 5th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Wayne Fontes (5-11)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1996 Detroit Lions Statistics
1996 Detroit Lions Roster

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. Wayne Fontes coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 302
Regular Season Points Against: 368

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 1, 1996 Detroit Lions 13 at Minnesota Vikings 17 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
September 8, 1996 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6 at Detroit Lions 21 W 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
September 15, 1996 Detroit Lions 17 at Philadelphia Eagles 24 L 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
September 22, 1996 Chicago Bears 16 at Detroit Lions 35 W 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
September 29, 1996 Detroit Lions 27 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 W 2-0-0 1-2-0 3-2-0
October 6, 1996 Atlanta Falcons 24 at Detroit Lions 28 W 3-0-0 1-2-0 4-2-0
October 13, 1996 Detroit Lions 21 at Oakland Raiders 37 L 3-0-0 1-3-0 4-3-0
October 27, 1996 New York Giants 35 at Detroit Lions 7 L 3-1-0 1-3-0 4-4-0
November 3, 1996 Detroit Lions 18 at Green Bay Packers 28 L 3-1-0 1-4-0 4-5-0
November 11, 1996 Detroit Lions 21 at San Diego Chargers 27 L 3-1-0 1-5-0 4-6-0
November 17, 1996 Seattle Seahawks 16 at Detroit Lions 17 W 4-1-0 1-5-0 5-6-0
November 24, 1996 Detroit Lions 14 at Chicago Bears 31 L 4-1-0 1-6-0 5-7-0
November 28, 1996 Kansas City Chiefs 28 at Detroit Lions 24 L 4-2-0 1-6-0 5-8-0
December 8, 1996 Minnesota Vikings 24 at Detroit Lions 22 L 4-3-0 1-6-0 5-9-0
December 15, 1996 Green Bay Packers 31 at Detroit Lions 3 L 4-4-0 1-6-0 5-10-0
December 23, 1996 Detroit Lions 14 at San Francisco 49ers 24 L 4-4-0 1-7-0 5-11-0