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Overview

Team
Detroit Lions

League
National Football League
National Football Conference
Central Division

Current venue
Ford Field

Head Coach
Monte Clark

Website
http://www.detroitlions.com

Summary
The 1979 Detroit Lions season was the 50th season in franchise history. The Lions finished the season with the worst record in the NFL and would have the first pick overall in the 1980 NFL Draft...
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by rockinfish Dec 11, 2012
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by GoDevils95 Nov 02, 2012
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by GoDevils95 Oct 13, 2012
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garry cobb.jpg Updated athletic career information for Gary Cobb
Edited the career summary for Gary Cobb.
  • Added player career summary for Detroit Lions:
    "Lions team captain, in 1984 losing season Monday night game against the Raiders Garry had a big stop stripped the ball on a goal line stop in a losing effort..., and before Barry Sanders #20 there was the almost great Billy Sims #20 who was Garry's roomate until he was injured"
  • Added player career summary for Philadelphia Eagles:
    "A member of the 46 defense( Buddy Ryan) teammates were Reggie White, Jerome Brown, clyde Simmons, Randall Cunningham, Keith Byars"
by Tycobb Jul 19, 2012
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garry cobb.jpg Updated personal notes for Gary Cobb
Edited the personal notes for Gary Cobb.
  • Added nicknames: "GCobb"
  • Added where are they now: "Channel 5 news Philadelphia"
by Tycobb Jul 19, 2012
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karl baldischwiler '83 Updated athletic career information for Karl Baldischwiler
Added Karl Baldischwiler to the 1981 Detroit Lions team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 76.
  • Set role to Offensive Tackle.
Added Karl Baldischwiler to the 1980 Detroit Lions team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 76.
  • Set role to Offensive Tackle.
Added Karl Baldischwiler to the 1979 Detroit Lions team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 76.
  • Set role to Offensive Tackle.
Added Karl Baldischwiler to the 1978 Detroit Lions team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 76.
  • Set role to Offensive Tackle.
Added Karl Baldischwiler to the 1974 Oklahoma Sooners Football team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Tackle.
Edited the career summary for Karl Baldischwiler.
  • Added player career summary for Indianapolis Colts:
    "Missed the 1984 season with a neck injury."
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by maddog48 Jul 07, 2012
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karl baldischwiler '83 Updated athletic career information for Karl Baldischwiler
Removed Karl Baldischwiler from the 1981 Detroit Lions team roster.
  • Uniform number was 76.
  • Role was Tackle.
Removed Karl Baldischwiler from the 1980 Detroit Lions team roster.
  • Uniform number was 76.
  • Role was Tackle.
Removed Karl Baldischwiler from the 1979 Detroit Lions team roster.
  • Uniform number was 76.
  • Role was Tackle.
Removed Karl Baldischwiler from the 1978 Detroit Lions team roster.
  • Uniform number was 76.
  • Role was Tackle.
Added Karl Baldischwiler to the 1984 Indianapolis Colts team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 72.
  • Set role to Injured Reserve.
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by maddog48 Jul 07, 2012
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Edited the personal notes for Jimmy Raye.
by msunav May 10, 2012
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pic_ONEIL.jpg Updated personal notes for Ed O'Neil
Edited the personal notes for Ed O'Neil.
by Caesar Berardi Mar 20, 2012
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42-15340389_display_image.jpg Updated athletic career information for Doug Jones
Edited the career summary for Doug Jones.
  • Changed player career summary for Kansas City Chiefs
    from:
    "1 INT "
    to:
    "6th Round pick (145 overall) ; 1 Interception "
  • Changed player career summary for Buffalo Bills
    from:
    "5 INT and 1 TD "
    to:
    "5 Interceptions, 2 Fumble Recoveries, and 1 TD (Int Return)"
  • Added player career summary for Detroit Lions:
    "1 Fumble Recovery "
by GoDevils95 Mar 02, 2012
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Lawrence Gaines from Vernon, Texas
Lawrence Gaines from Vernon, Texas
by Hearndon Jan 20, 2012
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Miami Dolphins QB Bob Griese warms up before a 1979 game at Detroit.
by GoDevils95 Jan 01, 2012
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Tampa, FLA - Defensive tackle Dave Gallagher of the Detroit Lions chases after Tampa Bay Buccaneer quarterback Gary Huff in the first meeting of the 1978 season for the two division rivals. The Lions (1-1) won 13-7 while the Bucs fell to 0-2.
by rams_lakers Dec 11, 2011
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by rams_lakers Dec 11, 2011
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William Gay
William Gay
by thesemers Oct 02, 2011
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Benny Ricardo
Benny Ricardo
by thesemers Sep 29, 2011
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by GoDevils95 Sep 21, 2011
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