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Night Train Lane

Richard Lane

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

Born: April 16, 1929 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 (1029th 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 Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #46. Ted Hendricks… #47. Fran Tarkenton… #48. Terry Bradshaw… #49. NIGHT TRAIN LANE… #50. Derrick Thomas… #51. Don Maynard… #52. Mel Blount… 

Defense & Fumbles

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

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1954* 25 CRD RDH 81 12 4 58 14.5 0 26 0.3 4.8 58 0 1
1955* 26 CRD RDH 81 12 2 110 55.0 1 98 0.2 9.2 110 1 0
1956*+ 27 CRD LDH 81 12 1 75 75.0 0 75 0.1 6.3 75 0 2
1958* 29 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

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*+ 27 CRD LDH 81 12 2 0 0 0 0.0 75
1957 28 CRD LDH 81 8 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
1961*+ 32 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 23 RAM RDH 81 12 2 2 1 14
1953 24 RAM RDH 81 11 1 1 2 12
1955* 26 CRD RDH 81 12 1 1 6
1956*+ 27 CRD LDH 81 12 1 1 6
1959 30 CRD LDH 81 12 1 1 6
1960* 31 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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7 Bill Stits, Don Shula*, Will Sherman, Bert Rechichar, Ray Mathews, Yale Lary*, Frank Gifford*, Bobby Dillon, Jack Butler*, Dick Alban
8 Tom Brookshier, Dale Carter, Lawyer Milloy, Darrell Green*, Rosey Taylor, Milt Davis, Fred Bruney, Ken Riley, Hanford Dixon, Eddie Bell
9 Eddie Meador, Eric Allen, Dave Baker, Aeneas Williams*, Lester Hayes, Don Paul, Rosey Taylor, Everson Walls, Emmitt Thomas*, Willie Buchanon
10 Eddie Meador, Aeneas Williams*, Louis Wright, Brian Dawkins, Cliff Harris, Cornell Green, Deion Sanders*, Jerry Norton, Larry Wilson*, Ken Houston*
11 Eddie Meador, Louis Wright, Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Tony Banfield, Dick Harris, Johnny Robinson, Erich Barnes, Aeneas Williams*, Ed Reed
12 Tony Banfield, Dick Harris, Yale Lary*, Paul Krause*, Deion Sanders*, Ronde Barber, Herb Adderley*, Eddie Meador, Aeneas Williams*, Ronnie Lott*
13 Dick Harris, Aeneas Williams*, Tony Banfield, Paul Krause*, Ronde Barber, Deion Sanders*, Jimmy Johnson*, Willie Brown*, Champ Bailey, Herb Adderley*
14 Dick Harris, Aeneas Williams*, Jimmy Johnson*, Tony Banfield, Paul Krause*, Ronde Barber, Deion Sanders*, Charles Woodson, Mike Haynes*, Eddie Meador
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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