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1982 Detroit Lions

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4-5-0, NFC Central Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.3, Offense: -0.4, Defense: 1.7, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 181 points (20.1/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 176 points (19.6/g), 14th.
 Differential of 5 points (0.6/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 4.6-4.4.

Coach: Monte Clark (4-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ted Marchibroda
 Defensive Coordinator: Maxie Baughan

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

Team Info

Principal Owner/Chairman William Clay Ford Sr.
General Manager Russ Thomas
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 181 2534 598 4.2 26 8 17 160 136 285 1512 12 18 4.8 83 283 1022 5 3.6 60
Team Defense 176 2722 591 4.6 26 8 12 162 155 288 1868 11 18 5.8 96 271 854 6 3.2 54
Lg Rank Offense 15 24 23 5 21 13 22 9 27 27 13 16 21 18
Lg Rank Defense 14 9 5 18 9 17 18 13 2 14 14 4 7 1

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 W 1-0 Chicago Bears 17 10 14 212 145 67 1 14 154 104 50 1
2 Sun September 19 boxscore W 2-0 @ Los Angeles Rams 19 14 19 355 207 148 2 21 375 264 111 5
3 Sun November 21 boxscore L 2-1 @ Chicago Bears 17 20 17 152 57 95 2 21 365 221 144 3
4 Thu November 25 boxscore L 2-2 New York Giants 6 13 19 321 150 171 4 10 206 118 88 3
5 Mon December 6 boxscore L 2-3 New York Jets 13 28 15 274 170 104 5 21 437 350 87 3
6 Sun December 12 boxscore W 3-3 @ Green Bay Packers 30 10 21 296 141 155 4 17 200 156 44 5
7 Sun December 19 boxscore L 3-4 Minnesota Vikings 31 34 19 346 304 42 3 17 332 216 116
8 Sun December 26 boxscore L 3-5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 23 13 210 97 113 2 24 377 257 120 2
9 Sun January 2 boxscore W 4-5 Green Bay Packers 27 24 23 368 241 127 3 17 276 182 94 4
Playoffs
WildCard Sat January 8 boxscore L 4-6 @ Washington Redskins 7 31 20 364 269 95 5 18 366 191 175

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
16 Gary Danielson 31 QB 8 5 2-3-0 100 197 50.8 1343 10 5.1 14 7.1 70 6.8 4.6 13.4 167.9 60.1 19 145 5.55 3.56 8.8
17 Eric Hipple 25 qb 9 4 2-2-0 36 86 41.9 411 2 2.3 4 4.7 52 4.8 3.2 11.4 45.7 45.3 11 97 3.24 1.79 11.3 1 1
89 Tracy Porter 23 8 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
1 Tom Skladany 27 P 7 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 26.2 9 4-5-0 136 285 47.7 1754 12 4.2 18 6.3 70 6.2 4.2 12.9 194.9 55.2 30 242 4.80 2.99 9.5 1 1
Opp Total 9 155 288 53.8 2098 11 3.8 18 6.3 7.3 5.24 13.5 233.1 64.0 32 230 5.8 4.0 10.0

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
20 Billy Sims* 27 RB 9 8 172 639 4 29 3.7 71.0 19.1 34 342 10.1 0 52 3.8 38.0 981 4 7
24 Dexter Bussey 30 FB 9 6 48 136 0 10 2.8 15.1 5.3 16 138 8.6 0 21 1.8 15.3 274 0 2
16 Gary Danielson 31 QB 8 5 23 92 0 16 4.0 11.5 2.9 92 0 6
25 Horace King 29 rb 9 1 18 67 0 25 3.7 7.4 2.0 9 74 8.2 1 14 1.0 8.2 141 1 0
17 Eric Hipple 25 qb 9 4 10 57 0 20 5.7 6.3 1.1 57 0 1
32 Rick Kane 28 6 0 7 17 0 6 2.4 2.8 1.2 3 25 8.3 0 12 0.5 4.2 42 0 0
39 Leonard Thompson 30 WR 9 7 2 16 0 13 8.0 1.8 0.2 17 328 19.3 4 70 1.9 36.4 344 4 0
87 Freddie Scott 30 WR 9 7 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.7 0.1 13 231 17.8 1 36 1.4 25.7 225 1 1
86 Mark Nichols 23 wr 7 3 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.4 0.1 8 153 19.1 2 48 1.1 21.9 156 2 0
84 Rob Rubick 22 7 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 1 1 0
81 David Hill 28 TE 9 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 252 11.5 4 27 2.4 28.0 252 4 0
89 Tracy Porter 23 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 124 13.8 0 23 1.1 15.5 124 0 0
80 Ulysses Norris 25 te 9 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 44 14.7 0 30 0.3 4.9 44 0 1
53 Garry Cobb 25 LLB 6 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 25 25.0 0 25 0.2 4.2 25 0 0
83 Robbie Martin 24 PR 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 18 18.0 0 18 0.1 2.0 18 0 3
Team Total 26.2 9 283 1022 5 29 3.6 113.6 31.4 136 1754 12.9 12 70 15.1 194.9 2776 17 23
Opp Total 9 271 854 6 3.2 94.9 30.1 155 1868 12.1 11 17.2 207.6 2722 17 21

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
83 Robbie Martin 24 PR 9 0 26 275 0 58 10.6 16 268 0 27 16.8 561
35 Alvin Hall 24 FS/KR 9 9 16 426 1 96 26.6 426
25 Horace King 29 rb 9 1 2 23 0 12 11.5 164
32 Rick Kane 28 6 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 61
64 Larry Lee 23 9 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
Team Total 26.2 9 26 275 0 58 10.6 36 750 1 96 20.8 3801
Opp Total 9 26 237 0 9.1 38 755 0 19.9

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
1 Tom Skladany 27 P 7 0 36 1483 59 0 41.2
3 Eddie Murray 26 K 7 0 6 6 2 2 4 3 12 11 91.7% 16 16 100.0%
6 John James 33 p 2 0 12 481 50 0 40.1
12 Bob Thomas 30 k 2 0 3 3 2 2 5 5 100.0% 3 3 100.0%
Team Total 26.2 9 6 6 5 5 6 5 17 16 94.1% 19 19 100.0% 48 1964 59 0 40.9
Opp Total 9 21 12 57.1% 20 20 100.0% 46 1831 39.8

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
68 Al Baker 26 RDE 9 8 8.5 0 0 1 0 0
75 Dave Pureifory 33 LDE 9 9 7.0 0 1 1 6 0
20 Billy Sims* 27 RB 9 8 0 7 1 0 0
16 Gary Danielson 31 QB 8 5 0 6 1 -11 0
79 William Gay 27 LDT 9 8 5.0 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 Bobby Watkins 22 db 9 4 5 22 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 Doug English*+ 29 RDT 9 9 4.5 0 0 1 0 0
24 Dexter Bussey 30 FB 9 6 0 2 2 0 0
74 Joe Ehrmann 33 dt 9 1 3.0 0 0 1 0 0
28 James Hunter 28 RCB 7 7 1.0 2 36 0 36 0 0 0 1 0 0
83 Robbie Martin 24 PR 9 0 0 3 1 0 0
52 Stan White 33 RLB 9 9 3 21 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0
35 Alvin Hall 24 FS/KR 9 9 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
53 Garry Cobb 25 LLB 6 6 2 12 0 12 0
65 Amos Fowler 26 C 9 9 0 0 2 -4 0
25 Horace King 29 rb 9 1 0 0 2 0 0
23 Ray Oldham 31 SS 5 5 1.0 1 35 1 35 0
44 Wayne Smith 25 LCB 5 5 1.0 1 10 0 10 0
54 Roosevelt Barnes 24 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Hector Gray 25 db 8 2 1 5 0 5 0
62 Curtis Green 25 de 7 1 1.0
17 Eric Hipple 25 qb 9 4 0 1 0 0 0
80 Ulysses Norris 25 te 9 6 0 1 0 0 0
87 Freddie Scott 30 WR 9 7 0 1 0 0 0
59 Jimmy Williams 22 6 0 1 4 0 4 0
Team Total 26.2 9 32.0 18 154 1 36 0 0 23 19 -9 0
Opp Total 9 30 21 13

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Eddie Murray 26 K 7 0 16 11 49
81 David Hill 28 TE 9 8 4 4 24
20 Billy Sims* 27 RB 9 8 4 4 24
39 Leonard Thompson 30 WR 9 7 4 4 24
12 Bob Thomas 30 k 2 0 3 5 18
86 Mark Nichols 23 wr 7 3 2 2 12
35 Alvin Hall 24 FS/KR 9 9 1 1 6
25 Horace King 29 rb 9 1 1 1 6
23 Ray Oldham 31 SS 5 5 1 1 6
84 Rob Rubick 22 7 0 1 1 6
87 Freddie Scott 30 WR 9 7 1 1 6
Team Total 26.2 9 5 12 1 1 19 19 16 181
Opp Total 9 6 11 2 1 20 12 176