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Night Train Lane

Richard Lane

Position: DB-E
Height: 6-1    Weight: 194 lbs.

Born: April 16, 1928 in Austin, TX
Died: January 29, 2002 in Austin, TX
High School: L.C. Anderson
College: West. Nebraska CC-Scottsbluff

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 57 (1063rd overall since 1950)
7-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1974, finalist in 1971, 1972, 1973

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #5. Emlen Tunnell… #6. Lenny Moore… #7. Sam Huff… #8. NIGHT TRAIN LANE… #9. Norm Van Brocklin… #10. Lou Groza… #11. Joe Schmidt… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1952 24 RAM RDH 81 12 14 298 2 80 0 1
1953 25 RAM RDH 81 11 3 9 0 8 0 0 0 3 26 1
1954* 26 CRD RDH 81 12 10 181 0 64 0 0 1 0 0 0
1955* 27 CRD RDH 81 12 6 69 0 26 0
1956*+ 28 CRD LDH 81 12 7 206 1 66 0 0 2 2 11 0
1957 29 CRD LDH 81 8 2 47 0 33 0 0 0 2 5 0
1958* 30 CRD LDH 81 12 2 0 0 0 0
1959 31 CRD LDH 81 12 3 125 1 69 0
1960* 32 DET LCB 81 12 5 102 1 80 0 11
1961*+ 33 DET LCB 81 12 6 73 0 32 0 15
1962*+ 34 DET LCB 81 14 4 16 0 13 0 0 1 1 15 0 18
1963 35 DET LCB 81 14 5 70 0 33 0 0 0 2 0 0 13
1964 36 DET 81 7 1 11 0 11 0 3
1965 37 DET 81 7 0 0 1 0 0 2
Career 157 68 1207 5 80 0 0 4 11 57 1 1 62
6 yrs CRD 68 0 30 628 2 69 0 0 3 4 16 0
6 yrs DET 66 0 21 272 1 80 0 0 1 4 15 0 62
2 yrs RAM 23 0 17 307 2 80 0 0 0 3 26 1 1

Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1954* 26 CRD RDH 81 12 4 58 14.5 0 26 0.3 4.8 58 0 1
1955* 27 CRD RDH 81 12 2 110 55.0 1 98 0.2 9.2 110 1 0
1956*+ 28 CRD LDH 81 12 1 75 75.0 0 75 0.1 6.3 75 0 2
1958* 30 CRD LDH 81 12 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 0.8 10 0 0
Career 157 8 253 31.6 1 98 0.1 1.6 253 1 4
6 yrs CRD 68 0 8 253 31.6 1 98 0.1 3.7 253 1 3
6 yrs DET 66 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
2 yrs RAM 23 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1956*+ 28 CRD LDH 81 12 2 0 0 0 0.0 75
1957 29 CRD LDH 81 8 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
1961*+ 33 DET LCB 81 12 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
Career 157 4 14 0 8 3.5 267
6 yrs CRD 68 0 3 8 0 8 2.7 261
6 yrs DET 66 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
2 yrs RAM 23 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1952 24 RAM RDH 81 12 2 2 1 14
1953 25 RAM RDH 81 11 1 1 2 12
1955* 27 CRD RDH 81 12 1 1 6
1956*+ 28 CRD LDH 81 12 1 1 6
1959 31 CRD LDH 81 12 1 1 6
1960* 32 DET LCB 81 12 1 1 6
Career 157 1 1 5 1 8 1 50
6 yrs CRD 68 0 1 2 3 18
6 yrs DET 66 0 1 1 6
2 yrs RAM 23 0 1 2 1 4 1 26

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10 Todd Bell, Mark Johnston, Brandon Browner, Carver Shannon, Earsell Mackbee, Tom Janik, Mike Jenkins, Kent McCloughan, Alterraun Verner, Kyle Arrington
11 Tony Banfield, Alterraun Verner, Mark Johnston, Kent McCloughan, Earsell Mackbee, Eric Wright, Monte Jackson, Devin McCourty, Kam Chancellor, Todd Bell
12 Tony Banfield, Alterraun Verner, Patrick Peterson, Dave Duerson, Kam Chancellor, Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, Eric Wright, Devin McCourty, Kent McCloughan
13 Tony Banfield, Dave Duerson, Earl Thomas, Eric Wright, Alterraun Verner, Patrick Peterson, Kent McCloughan, Monte Jackson, Jason McCourty, Ellis Hobbs
14 Dave Duerson, Tony Banfield, Eric Wright, Monte Jackson, Earl Thomas, Mark Haynes, Alterraun Verner, Patrick Peterson, Kent McCloughan, Terrence McGee
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams