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1981 Detroit Lions

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8-8-0, Finished 2nd in NFC Central Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.3, Offense: 4.8, Defense: 0.5, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 397 points (24.8/g), 4th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 322 points (20.1/g), 13th.
 Differential of 75 points (4.7/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 9.9-6.1.

Coach: Monte Clark (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bob Schnelker
 Defensive Coordinator: Maxie Baughan

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan)

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Rnd Pick Tm Player Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 16 DET Mark Nichols WR 6 1981 1987 0 0 3 21 76 9 108 0 124 2235 9 San Jose St.
2 46 DET Curtis Green DE 9 1981 1989 0 0 2 25 123 Alabama St.
3 72 DET Don Greco G 4 1982 1985 0 0 2 20 45 West. Illinois
4 99 DET Tracy Porter WR 4 1981 1984 0 0 1 10 52 0 1 0 0 0 79 1161 3 LSU
5 129 DET Larry Lee G 8 1981 1988 0 0 0 18 96 UCLA
6 155 DET Sam Johnson DB 0 0 0 Maryland
7 182 DET Lee Spivey T 0 0 0 SMU
8 211 DET Bob Niziolek TE 1 1981 1981 0 0 0 0 4 Colorado
9 238 DET Hugh Jernigan DB 0 0 0 Arkansas
9 240 DET David Martin DB 2 1986 1987 0 0 0 1 7 Villanova
10 264 DET Andy Cannavino LB 0 0 0 Michigan
11 294 DET Willie Jackson DB 0 0 0 Mississippi St.