The Detroit Lions have never played in a Super Bowl
1929. The Lions formed in 1929 as the Portsmouth Spartans. They played one season against independent professional teams before joining the NFL in 1930. The Spartans moved to Detroit and became the Lions in 1934.
In the 2008 season the Detroit Lions played the Tennessee Titans.
Detroit Lions last winning season was in 2000, where they went 9-7.
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 Lions were originally the Portsmouth, Ohio Spartans, founded in 1929. The Spartans joined the NFL in 1930 and moved to Detroit in 1934, becoming the Lions.
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.
The Detroit Lions are from Detroit Michigan.
In 1929, the Portsmouth Spartans were formed, in 1934 the team requested a name change and became the Detroit Lions, following the jungle cat theme started by the Detroit Tigers.