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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 (1057th 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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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams