Washington Redskins – Detroit Lions By The Numbers

by Chuck Carroll

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A historic and numeric look at the Washington Redskins-Detroit Lions all-time series.


The Redskins own this series. Heading into Sunday’s game, Washington holds a 27-12 all-time advantage over Detroit.

Last Five

It’s not quite as dominant as the all-time record, but the Redskins have one three out of the past five games against the Lions.

The Coaches

Lions head coach Jim Schwartz is undefeated against the Redskins (2-0).

Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan has a .500 record against the Lions (2-2).

Last Meeting

The Redskins and Lions last tangled on Halloween 2010 in the Motor City. Calvin Johnson caught three touchdown passes and racked up 101 receiving yards as the Lions cruised to a 37-25 win.

Last Meeting at FedEx Field

The Redskins dominated Detroit 34-3 in a game that saw quarterback Jason Campbell throw touchdowns to Chris Cooley and Mike Sellers. Carlos Rogers also returned an interception 61 yards for a touchdown.

This Sunday

The Redskins, despite an 0-2 record, are favored by one point over the Lions. Home field advantage?

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