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1993 Detroit Lions

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10-6-0, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division  · 1993 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.3, Offense: -0.3, Defense: -0.0, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 298 points (18.6/g), 16th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 292 points (18.2/g), 15th.
 Differential of 6 points (0.4/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 8.2-7.8.

Coach: Wayne Fontes (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Dan Henning and Dave Levy
 Defensive Coordinator: Hank Bullough

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Silverdome (Pontiac, Michigan)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Rodney Peete 27 4 10 157 for 252, 1,670 yards, 6 td, 14 int, & 45 rushes for 165 yards and 1 td Detroit Lions / 6th / 141st pick / 1989
RB Barry Sanders* 25 4 11 243 rushes for 1,115 yards, 3 td, & 36 catches for 205 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1989
WR Willie Green 27 2 6 28 catches for 462 yards, 2 td Detroit Lions / 8th / 194th pick / 1990
WR Herman Moore 24 2 15 61 catches for 935 yards, 6 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1991
WR Brett Perriman 28 5 15 49 catches for 496 yards, 2 td, & 4 rushes for 16 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1988
TE Rodney Holman 33 11 16 25 catches for 244 yards, 2 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1982
LT Lomas Brown* 30 8 11 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1985
LG David Richards 27 5 15 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
C Kevin Glover 30 8 16 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1985
RG Bill Fralic 31 8 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 2nd pick / 1985
RT Dave Lutz 34 10 16 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 34th pick / 1983
 Defensive Starters
LDE Marc Spindler 24 3 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1990
NT Lawrence Pete 27 4 12 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 5th / 115th pick / 1989
RDE Dan Owens 26 3 11 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 1990
LOLB George Jamison 31 6 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1984 Supp
LILB Chris Spielman 28 5 16 0.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 29th pick / 1988
RILB Dennis Gibson 29 6 15 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 8th / 203rd pick / 1987
ROLB Pat Swilling* 29 7 14 6.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1986
LCB Ray Crockett 26 4 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 86th pick / 1989
RCB Kevin Scott 24 2 10 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 91st pick / 1991
SS William White 27 5 16 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 85th pick / 1988
FS Harry Colon 24 2 11 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 8th / 196th pick / 1991
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Hanson 23 1 0 34 of 43 field goals & 28 of 28 extra points Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
P Jim Arnold 32 10 0 72 punts for a 44.5 average, 0 blocked Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 119th pick / 1983
PR Mel Gray 32 7 0 23 punt returns for a 8.6 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984 Supp
KR Mel Gray 32 7 0 28 kick returns for a 24.6 average and 1 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984 Supp

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
43 Gary Anderson 32 rb 4 0 185 6-0 Arkansas 4/18/1961 8 0 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 20th pick / 1983
6 Jim Arnold 32 P 16 0 215 6-2 Vanderbilt 1/31/1961 10 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 119th pick / 1983
36 Bennie Blades 27 db 4 4 221 6-0 Miami (FL) 9/3/1966 5 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1988
66 Shawn Bouwens 25 g 15 1 293 6-5 Nebraska Wesleyan 5/25/1968 2 2 New England Patriots / 9th / 226th pick / 1990
75 Lomas Brown* 30 LT 11 11 282 6-4 Florida 3/30/1963 8 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1985
87 Jeff Campbell 25 10 0 167 5-8 Colorado 3/26/1968 3 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 118th pick / 1990
50 Toby Caston 28 9 0 235 6-1 LSU 7/17/1965 6 1 Houston Oilers / 6th / 159th pick / 1987
32 Willie Clay 23 db 16 1 193 5-10 Georgia Tech 9/5/1970 1 3 Detroit Lions / 8th / 221st pick / 1992
21 Harry Colon 24 FS 15 11 203 6-0 Missouri 2/14/1969 2 6 New England Patriots / 8th / 196th pick / 1991
74 Mike Compton 23 8 0 310 6-6 West Virginia 9/18/1970 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 68th pick / 1993
76 Scott Conover 25 1 0 276 6-4 Purdue 9/27/1968 2 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 118th pick / 1991
39 Ray Crockett 26 LCB 16 16 185 5-10 Baylor 1/5/1967 4 8 Detroit Lions / 4th / 86th pick / 1989
97 Darryl Ford 27 11 0 225 6-1 New Mexico St. 6/22/1966 1 1
79 Bill Fralic 31 RG 16 16 280 6-5 Pittsburgh 10/31/1962 8 7 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 2nd pick / 1985
98 Dennis Gibson 29 RILB 15 15 240 6-2 Iowa St. 2/8/1964 6 7 Detroit Lions / 8th / 203rd pick / 1987
53 Kevin Glover 30 C 16 16 278 6-2 Maryland 6/17/1963 8 7 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1985
23 Mel Gray 32 KR 11 0 167 5-9 Purdue 3/16/1961 7 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984 Supp
86 Willie Green 27 WR 16 6 185 6-4 Mississippi 4/2/1966 2 5 Detroit Lions / 8th / 194th pick / 1990
49 Ty Hallock 22 rb 16 4 252 6-2 Michigan St. 4/30/1971 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 174th pick / 1993
4 Jason Hanson 23 K 16 0 182 5-11 Washington St. 6/17/1970 1 4 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
99 Tracy Hayworth 26 lb 11 2 260 6-3 Tennessee 12/18/1967 3 2 Detroit Lions / 7th / 174th pick / 1990
82 Rodney Holman 33 TE 16 16 238 6-3 Tulane 4/20/1960 11 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1982
58 George Jamison 31 LOLB 16 16 232 6-1 Cincinnati 9/30/1962 6 8 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1984 Supp
25 Greg Jeffries 22 7 0 195 5-9 Virginia 10/16/1971 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 147th pick / 1993
24 Mel Jenkins 31 1 0 172 5-10 Cincinnati 3/16/1962 6 0
89 Jimmie Johnson 27 te 6 4 252 6-2 Howard 10/6/1966 4 0 Washington Redskins / 12th / 316th pick / 1989
57 Victor Jones 27 lb 16 1 250 6-2 Virginia Tech 10/19/1966 5 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 310th pick / 1988
12 Erik Kramer 29 qb 5 4 200 6-1 North Carolina St. 11/6/1964 6 3
72 Jack Linn 26 t 3 2 295 6-5 West Virginia 6/10/1967 2 1 Detroit Lions / 9th / 229th pick / 1990
51 Antonio London 22 14 0 238 6-2 Alabama 4/14/1971 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1993
73 Dave Lutz 34 RT 16 16 305 6-6 Georgia Tech 12/20/1959 10 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 34th pick / 1983
26 Eric Lynch 23 rb 4 2 224 5-10 Grand Valley St. 5/16/1970 1 2
83 Aubrey Matthews 31 wr 14 2 165 5-7 Delta St. 9/15/1962 7 2
33 Tim McKyer 30 db 15 4 174 6-0 Texas-Arlington 9/5/1963 7 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1986
47 Ryan McNeil 23 db 16 2 210 6-2 Miami (FL) 10/4/1970 Rook 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1993
31 Derrick Moore 26 rb 13 3 229 6-0 Troy,NE State (OK) 10/13/1967 Rook 5 Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 216th pick / 1992
84 Herman Moore 24 WR 15 15 210 6-4 Virginia 10/20/1969 2 9 Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1991
90 Dan Owens 26 RDE 15 11 280 6-3 USC 3/16/1967 3 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 1990
9 Rodney Peete 27 QB 10 10 230 6-0 USC 3/16/1966 4 5 Detroit Lions / 6th / 141st pick / 1989
80 Brett Perriman 28 WR 15 15 180 5-9 Miami (FL) 10/10/1965 5 5 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1988
96 Lawrence Pete 27 NT 12 12 286 6-0 Nebraska 1/18/1966 4 6 Detroit Lions / 5th / 115th pick / 1989
91 Robert Porcher 24 de 16 4 266 6-3 South Carolina St. 7/30/1969 1 3 Detroit Lions / 1st / 26th pick / 1992
94 Kelvin Pritchett 24 rde 16 5 322 6-3 Mississippi 10/24/1969 2 3 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 1991
28 Curvin Richards 25 1 0 195 5-9 Pittsburgh 12/26/1968 2 0 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 97th pick / 1991
67 David Richards 27 LG 15 15 315 6-5 SMU,UCLA 4/11/1966 5 7 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
63 Mark Rodenhauser 32 16 0 270 6-5 Illinois St. 6/1/1961 6 1
20 Barry Sanders* 25 RB 11 11 203 5-8 Oklahoma St. 7/16/1968 4 10 Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1989
38 Kevin Scott 24 RCB 12 10 175 5-9 Stanford 5/19/1969 2 5 Detroit Lions / 4th / 91st pick / 1991
59 Tracy Scroggins 24 16 0 273 6-3 Tulsa 9/11/1969 1 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1992
54 Chris Spielman 28 LILB 16 16 247 6-0 Ohio St. 10/11/1965 5 8 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 29th pick / 1988
93 Marc Spindler 24 LDE 16 16 290 6-5 Pittsburgh 11/28/1969 3 8 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1990
56 Pat Swilling* 29 ROLB 14 14 245 6-3 Georgia Tech 10/25/1964 7 10 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1986
71 Larry Tharpe 23 t 5 3 300 6-4 Tennessee St. 11/19/1970 1 2 Detroit Lions / 6th / 145th pick / 1992
81 Marty Thompson 24 te 6 2 243 6-3 Fresno St. 12/9/1969 Rook 0
92 Mack Travis 23 4 0 280 6-1 California 7/3/1970 Rook 0
44 Vernon Turner 26 7 0 185 5-8 Carson-Newman 1/6/1967 3 0
11 Andre Ware 25 qb 5 2 205 6-2 Houston 7/31/1968 3 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 1990
35 William White 27 SS 16 16 199 5-10 Ohio St. 2/19/1966 5 7 Detroit Lions / 4th / 85th pick / 1988
Team Total 26.7 16 234.7 6-1.1 3.8