Detroit Lions Logos

The Detroit Lions franchise was originally based in Portsmouth, Ohio and called the Portsmouth Spartans. The team formally joined the NFL on July 12, 1930 and began play in the 1930 season. Despite success in the NFL, the team could not survive in NFL’s smallest city. The club was purchased and relocated to the Motor City for the 1934 season.

Team Logos

Detroit Lions team logo
Detroit Lions Wordmark Logo
Detroit Lions team logo
Detroit Lions 2017-Present
Detroit Lions 2009-2016 logo
Detroit Lions 2009-2016
Detroit Lions 2003-2008 logo
Detroit Lions 2003-2008
Detroit Lions 1970-2002 logo
Detroit Lions 1970-2002
Detroit Lions 1961-1969 logo
Detroit Lions 1961-1969
Detroit Lions 1952-1960 logo
Detroit Lions 1952-1960

Pro Football Reference

Detroit Lions Franchise Encyclopedia

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