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1976 Detroit Lions

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6-8-0, NFC Central Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.8, Offense: -0.6, Defense: 3.4, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 262 points (18.7/g), 16th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 220 points (15.7/g), 10th.
 Differential of 42 points (3.0/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 8.4-5.6.

Coach: Rick Forzano (1-3-0) and Tommy Hudspeth (5-5-0)
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Belichick (Assistant Special Teams)

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Oakland University (Rochester, 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
1 10 DET James Hunter DB 7 1976 1982 0 0 6 40 86 Grambling St.
1 16 DET Lawrence Gaines RB 3 1976 1979 0 0 0 9 43 232 892 5 25 146 1 Wyoming
2 44 DET Ken Long G 1 1976 1976 0 0 0 3 13 Purdue
2 46 DET David Hill TE 12 1976 1987 0 2 10 33 176 0 2 0 0 1 8 37 0 358 4212 28 Texas A&M-Kingsville
3 68 DET Russ Bolinger G 9 1976 1985 0 0 5 32 121 1 -1 0 Long Beach St.
3 76 DET John Woodcock DT 6 1976 1982 0 0 2 22 70 Hawaii
5 145 DET Steadman Scavella LB 0 0 0 Miami (FL)
7 198 DET Garth Ten Napel LB 3 1976 1978 0 0 0 10 29 Texas A&M
8 217 DET Rich Sorenson K 0 0 0 Cal State-Chico
8 225 DET Charles Braswell DB 0 0 0 West Virginia
9 253 DET Leanell Jones TE 0 0 0 Long Beach St.
10 279 DET Bill Bowerman QB 0 0 0 New Mexico St.
11 307 DET Gary Shugrue DE 0 0 0 Villanova
12 335 DET Mike McCabe C 0 0 0 South Carolina
13 363 DET Mel Jacobs WR 0 0 0 San Diego St.
14 391 DET Leonard Elston WR 0 0 0 Kentucky St.
15 419 DET Trent Smock WR 0 0 0 Indiana
16 447 DET Craig McCurdy LB 0 0 0 William & Mary
17 475 DET Jim Meeks DB 0 0 0 Boise St.