|4-5||Lost Wild Card|
The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with a 4-5 record. They went 2-3 at home and 2-2 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Detroit Lions went 4-6. Their final game was a loss in the Wild Card Round to the Washington Redskins.
The 1982 Detroit Lions played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1982 Detroit Lions went 3-3 against their NFC Central opponents.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|Green Bay Packers||2-0||100%||+23|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||0-1||0%||-2|
Yes, the Detroit Lions made the Playoffs in 1982. They lost their only game against the Washington Redskins in the Wild Card Round.
The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with a point differential of +5. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lions could have been expected to have about 4.6 wins, or a 5-4 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1982 Detroit Lions went 3-4. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Lions went 1-3.
The 1982 Detroit Lions did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1982 Detroit Lions was a 2 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the Detroit Lions had during the 1982 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 12, 1982 Sun, Sep 12||vs Chicago Bears||Win 17 - 10|
|2||Sun, Sep 19, 1982 Sun, Sep 19||@ Los Angeles Rams||Win 19 - 14|
|11||Sun, Nov 21, 1982 Sun, Nov 21||@ Chicago Bears||Loss 17 - 20|
|12||Thu, Nov 25, 1982 Thu, Nov 25||vs New York Giants||Loss 6 - 13|
|13||Mon, Dec 6, 1982 Mon, Dec 6||vs New York Jets||Loss 13 - 28|
|14||Sun, Dec 12, 1982 Sun, Dec 12||@ Green Bay Packers||Win 30 - 10|
|15||Sun, Dec 19, 1982 Sun, Dec 19||vs Minnesota Vikings||Loss 31 - 34|
|16||Sun, Dec 26, 1982 Sun, Dec 26||@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Loss 21 - 23|
|17||Sun, Jan 2, 1983 Sun, Jan 2, 1983||vs Green Bay Packers||Win 27 - 24|
|Wild Card Wild Card Round||Sat, Jan 8, 1983 Sat, Jan 8, 1983||@ Washington Redskins||Loss 7 - 31|