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1960 Detroit Lions

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7-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1960 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.2, Offense: -2.4, Defense: 3.6, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 239 points (19.9/g), 9th of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 212 points (17.7/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 27 points (2.2/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 6.8-5.2.

Coach: George Wilson (7-5-0)

Stadium: Briggs Stadium
 Training Camp: Cranbrook Educational Community (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)

Team Info

Partial Owner/President/General Manager Edwin Anderson
Partial Owner Lyle Fife
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 239 3392 768 4.4 30 9 15 192 166 333 1678 6 21 4.5 88 392 1714 19 4.4 89
Team Defense 212 3397 742 4.6 30 11 23 204 175 354 2049 17 19 5.4 94 360 1348 9 3.7 87
Lg Rank Offense 9 9 4 2 9 5 11 13 5 11 7 4 2 5
Lg Rank Defense 3 5 9 9 7 11 7 6 9 4 3 4 4 5

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
2 Sun October 2 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 9 28 14 272 203 69 1 23 364 109 255 3
2 Sun October 9 boxscore L 0-2 San Francisco 49ers 10 14 13 232 135 97 1 17 283 188 95 1
4 Sun October 16 boxscore L 0-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10 28 14 276 122 154 6 16 329 190 139 2
4 Sun October 23 boxscore W 1-3 Baltimore Colts 30 17 11 300 132 168 22 332 247 85 3
6 Sun October 30 boxscore L 1-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 35 48 25 483 242 241 8 19 282 169 113 1
7 Sun November 6 boxscore W 2-4 @ San Francisco 49ers 24 0 15 313 179 134 14 232 126 106 3
7 Sun November 13 boxscore W 3-4 Los Angeles Rams 12 10 19 232 129 103 3 15 245 183 62 3
8 Sun November 20 boxscore L 3-5 @ Chicago Bears 7 28 11 147 14 133 2 12 333 204 129 2
9 Thu November 24 boxscore W 4-5 Green Bay Packers 23 10 19 291 182 109 1 12 181 63 118 2
10 Sun December 4 boxscore W 5-5 @ Baltimore Colts 20 15 18 302 169 133 3 19 387 333 54 5
11 Sun December 11 boxscore W 6-5 Dallas Cowboys 23 14 17 343 130 213 3 24 286 172 114 3
12 Sun December 18 boxscore W 7-5 Chicago Bears 36 0 16 201 41 160 2 11 143 65 78 2

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
15 Jim Ninowski 24 QB 11 10 5-5-0 134 283 47.3 1599 2 0.7 18 6.4 55 5.7 2.9 11.9 145.4 40.9 0 1
14 Earl Morrall 26 qb 12 2 2-0-0 32 49 65.3 423 4 8.2 3 6.1 65 8.6 7.5 13.2 35.3 94.2 1 1
41 Terry Barr 25 PR 12 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 26.0 12 7-5-0 166 333 49.8 2022 6 1.8 21 6.3 65 6.1 3.6 12.2 168.5 48.7 1 2
Opp Total 12 175 354 49.4 2275 17 4.8 19 5.4 6.4 4.97 13.0 189.6 63.7 28 226 5.4 4.0 7.3

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
33 Nick Pietrosante* 23 FB 12 0 161 872 8 57 5.4 72.7 13.4 13 129 9.9 0 28 1.1 10.8 1001 8 4
45 Dan Lewis 24 LH 12 0 92 438 1 74 4.8 36.5 7.7 12 192 16.0 1 55 1.0 16.0 630 2 2
34 Ken Webb 25 12 0 59 166 2 17 2.8 13.8 4.9 10 68 6.8 0 25 0.8 5.7 234 2 2
15 Jim Ninowski 24 QB 11 10 32 81 5 14 2.5 7.4 2.9 81 5 2
40 Howard Cassady 26 RH 12 0 17 28 1 16 1.6 2.3 1.4 20 238 11.9 1 40 1.7 19.8 266 2 0
41 Terry Barr 25 PR 12 0 17 74 1 19 4.4 6.2 1.4 5 26 5.2 1 11 0.4 2.2 100 2 0
14 Earl Morrall 26 qb 12 2 10 37 1 17 3.7 3.1 0.8 37 1 3
84 Dave Middleton 27 7 0 3 -1 0 1 -0.3 -0.1 0.4 5 51 10.2 0 20 0.7 7.3 50 0 0
28 Yale Lary* 30 P/RS 12 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 1.6 0.1 19 0 0
80 Jim Gibbons* 24 TE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 51 604 11.8 2 65 4.3 50.3 604 2 0
89 Gail Cogdill* 23 SE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 642 14.9 1 63 3.6 53.5 642 1 0
88 Steve Junker 25 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 55 9.2 0 14 0.5 4.6 55 0 0
87 Glenn Davis 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 17 17.0 0 17 0.3 4.3 17 0 0
Team Total 26.0 12 392 1714 19 74 4.4 142.8 32.7 166 2022 12.2 6 65 13.8 168.5 3736 25 13
Opp Total 12 360 1348 9 3.7 112.3 30.0 175 2049 11.7 17 14.6 170.8 3397 26 19

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
20 Jim Steffen 24 12 0 14 83 0 29 5.9 8 225 0 55 28.1 308
41 Terry Barr 25 PR 12 0 14 104 0 39 7.4 4 81 0 19 20.3 285
21 Bruce Maher 23 KR 12 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10 214 0 35 21.4 224
45 Dan Lewis 24 LH 12 0 10 202 0 26 20.2 832
40 Howard Cassady 26 RH 12 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 4 82 0 28 20.5 373
34 Ken Webb 25 12 0 3 38 0 14 12.7 272
24 Dick LeBeau 23 RCB 12 0 2 16 0 16 8.0 16
33 Nick Pietrosante* 23 FB 12 0 2 58 0 36 29.0 1059
28 Yale Lary* 30 P/RS 12 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 24
Team Total 26.0 12 31 227 0 39 7.3 43 916 0 55 21.3 4879
Opp Total 12 35 293 0 8.4 45 979 0 21.8

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
28 Yale Lary* 30 P/RS 12 0 64 2802 63 2 43.8
47 Jim Martin 36 K 12 0 24 13 54.2% 28 26 92.9%
Team Total 26.0 12 24 13 54.2% 28 26 92.9% 64 2802 63 2 43.8
Opp Total 12 12 5 41.7% 28 27 96.4% 69 2691 39.0

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
81 Night Train Lane* 31 LCB 12 0 5 102 1 80 0
33 Nick Pietrosante* 23 FB 12 0 0 4 1 12 0
55 Wayne Walker 24 RLB 12 0 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 4 0 0 1
24 Dick LeBeau 23 RCB 12 0 4 58 0 43 0
43 Gary Lowe 26 LS 11 0 2 49 0 26 0 0 0 2 0 0
28 Yale Lary* 30 P/RS 12 0 3 44 0 22 0
14 Earl Morrall 26 qb 12 2 0 3 0 0 0
56 Joe Schmidt* 28 MLB 10 0 2 46 1 29 0 0 0 1 14 1
34 Ken Webb 25 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
45 Dan Lewis 24 LH 12 0 0 2 0 0 0
21 Bruce Maher 23 KR 12 0 1 19 0 19 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
15 Jim Ninowski 24 QB 11 10 0 2 0 0 0
57 Carl Brettschneider 29 LLB 12 0 0 0 1 5 0
76 Roger Brown 23 RDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
89 Gail Cogdill* 23 SE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Bill Glass 25 RDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
70 Willie McClung 30 RT 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 Max Messner 22 1 0 1 26 0 26 0
Team Total 26.0 12 19 365 2 80 0 0 13 15 31 1 2
Opp Total 12 43 19 8 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
47 Jim Martin 36 K 12 0 26 13 65
33 Nick Pietrosante* 23 FB 12 0 8 8 48
15 Jim Ninowski 24 QB 11 10 5 5 30
41 Terry Barr 25 PR 12 0 1 1 2 12
40 Howard Cassady 26 RH 12 0 1 1 2 12
80 Jim Gibbons* 24 TE 12 0 2 2 12
45 Dan Lewis 24 LH 12 0 1 1 2 12
56 Joe Schmidt* 28 MLB 10 0 1 1 2 12
34 Ken Webb 25 12 0 2 2 12
89 Gail Cogdill* 23 SE 12 0 1 1 6
81 Night Train Lane* 31 LCB 12 0 1 1 6
14 Earl Morrall 26 qb 12 2 1 1 6
21 Bruce Maher 23 KR 12 0 1 2
55 Wayne Walker 24 RLB 12 0 1 2
Team Total 26.0 12 19 6 1 2 28 26 13 3 237
Opp Total 12 9 17 2 27 5 1 212