The Detroit Lions last playoff appearance was 1999, their last conference championship was in 1957 also that was the year of their last championship.
Through the 2009 season, the last division championship the Lions won was 1993 when they went 10-6 and won the NFC Central division. Since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, the Lions also won division championships in 1991 and 1983.
1953. The Lions went 10-2 (.833 winning percentage) in 1953 and won the NFL championship, defeating the Cleveland Browns in the championship game.
The Detroit Lions officially played their first match in 1929 as a team with no sponsors. It wasn't until the year later in 1930 that the Detroit Lions entered the NFL.
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The Detroit Lions are playing the New England patriots,, I would know I am a 11 year old little girl but a sports LOVER
The San Francisco 49ers beat the Detroit Lions 49-0 on October 1, 1961.
The Detroit Lions actually started as the Portsmouth Ohio Spartans in 1930 and joined the NFL the same year. After the 1933 season, the team was sold and moved to Detroit where it was re-named the Lions.
No. However they were the NFL Champions 4 times, in 1935, 1952, 1953, and 1957. These championship games were before we started calling it the "Superbowl".The closest the Detroit Lions ever came to the Superbowl was in 1991 when they lost in the NFC Championship game to the Washington Redskins. The Lions have been to the playoffs 7 times since 1991. All 7 resulting in a loss.The Lions most recent playoff game was in 2014 against the Cowboys.Ironically, the Cowboys are the only team the Lions have beat in the playoffs during the Superbowl era. That win took place at the Pontiac Silverdome in 1991.
This year(2011) Both Green bay packers and detroit lions started off with a 4-0 record.
Jim schwarzJim Schwartz is the current head coach of the Detroit Lions. This year (2010-2011) will be his second season as the Lions main man.