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1976 Detroit Lions

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6-8-0, Finished 3rd in 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)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore L 0-1 @ Chicago Bears 3 10 15 243 134 109 3 12 240 126 114
2 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-1 Atlanta Falcons 24 10 15 295 97 198 13 236 59 177 5
3 Sun September 26 boxscore L 1-2 Minnesota Vikings 9 10 14 251 150 101 2 10 168 52 116
4 Sun October 3 boxscore L 1-3 @ Green Bay Packers 14 24 20 216 61 155 2 15 247 35 212 1
5 Sun October 10 boxscore W 2-3 New England Patriots 30 10 20 329 133 196 10 199 103 96 5
6 Sun October 17 boxscore L 2-4 @ Washington Redskins 7 20 13 247 144 103 3 14 207 98 109 2
7 Sun October 24 boxscore W 3-4 @ Seattle Seahawks 41 14 22 369 217 152 1 20 339 242 97 8
8 Sun October 31 boxscore W 4-4 Green Bay Packers 27 6 21 409 187 222 3 11 163 76 87 5
9 Sun November 7 boxscore L 4-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 23 31 26 399 191 208 1 19 430 347 83 4
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 4-6 @ New Orleans Saints 16 17 26 455 284 171 3 6 183 104 79
11 Sun November 21 boxscore W 5-6 Chicago Bears 14 10 23 349 146 203 4 11 221 110 111 1
12 Thu November 25 boxscore W 6-6 Buffalo Bills 27 14 17 304 111 193 3 19 322 15 307 3
13 Sun December 5 boxscore L 6-7 @ New York Giants 10 24 16 274 163 111 5 17 383 187 196 3
14 Sat December 11 boxscore L 6-8 Los Angeles Rams 17 20 11 213 122 91 3 14 249 132 117 2