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1961 Detroit Lions

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8-5-1, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1961 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.3, Offense: -1.8, Defense: 5.1, SoS: 2.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 270 points (19.3/g), 11th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 258 points (18.4/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 12 points (0.9/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 7.4-6.6.

Coach: George Wilson (8-5-1)

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

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
2 23 DET Dan LaRose T 6 1961 1966 0 0 2 21 65 Missouri
3 34 DET Dick Mills G 2 1961 1962 0 0 0 6 22 Pittsburgh
3 38 DET Houston Antwine DT 12 1961 1972 1 6 10 70 156 Southern Illinois
4 51 DET Ron Hartline FB 0 0 0 Oklahoma
5 66 DET Earl Faison DE 6 1961 1966 4 5 5 57 73 Indiana
5 70 DET Ron Puckett T 0 0 0 Cal State-Los Angeles
8 107 DET Larry Muff E 0 0 0 Benedictine
9 122 DET Bob Brooks FB 1 1961 1961 0 0 0 0 14 15 55 0 Ohio
10 135 DET Errol Linden T 10 1961 1970 0 0 8 42 134 Houston
11 150 DET Larry Vargo DB 5 1962 1966 0 0 3 18 57 1 13 0 Detroit Mercy
12 163 DET Tom Rodgers B 0 0 0 Kentucky
13 178 DET Paul Hodge LB 0 0 0 Pittsburgh
14 191 DET Charley Bowers HB 0 0 0 Arizona St.
15 206 DET Mike Lauber E 0 0 0 Wisc-River Falls
16 219 DET Gus Krantz T 0 0 0 Northern Michigan
17 234 DET Tom Goode C 9 1962 1970 0 1 5 33 113 Mississippi St.
18 247 DET John Gregor T 0 0 0 Montana
19 262 DET Gene Valesano B 0 0 0 Northern Michigan
20 275 DET Tom Lewis B 0 0 0 Lake Forest