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1994 Detroit Lions

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1994 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.4, Offense: 2.8, Defense: -0.4, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 357 points (22.3/g), 6th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 342 points (21.4/g), 19th.
 Differential of 15 points (0.9/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 8.4-7.6.

Coach: Wayne Fontes (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Dave Levy
 Defensive Coordinator: Herb Paterra

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 Scott Mitchell 26 3 9 119 for 246, 1,456 yards, 10 td, 11 int, & 15 rushes for 24 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 4th / 93rd pick / 1990
RB Barry Sanders*+ 26 5 16 331 rushes for 1,883 yards, 7 td, & 44 catches for 283 yards and 1 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1989
WR Herman Moore* 25 3 16 72 catches for 1,173 yards, 11 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1991
WR Brett Perriman 29 6 14 56 catches for 761 yards, 4 td, & 9 rushes for 86 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1988
TE Ron Hall 30 7 10 10 catches for 106 yards, 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 87th pick / 1987
TE Ty Hallock 23 1 10 7 catches for 75 yards, 0 td Detroit Lions / 7th / 174th pick / 1993
LT Lomas Brown* 31 9 16 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1985
LG Shawn Bouwens 26 3 16 3 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 9th / 226th pick / 1990
C Kevin Glover 31 9 16 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1985
RG Doug Widell 28 5 16 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 41st pick / 1989
RT Dave Lutz 35 11 16 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 34th pick / 1983
 Defensive Starters
LDE Robert Porcher 25 2 15 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 26th pick / 1992
NT Marc Spindler 25 4 8 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1990
RDE Kelvin Pritchett 25 3 15 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 1991
LOLB Broderick Thomas 27 5 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 6th pick / 1989
LILB Chris Spielman* 29 6 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 29th pick / 1988
RILB Mike Johnson 32 8 16 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984 Supp
ROLB Tracy Scroggins 25 2 9 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1992
LCB Ryan McNeil 24 1 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1993
RCB Robert Massey 27 5 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 46th pick / 1989
SS Willie Clay 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 8th / 221st pick / 1992
FS Bennie Blades 28 6 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1988
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Hanson 24 2 0 18 of 27 field goals & 39 of 40 extra points Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
P Greg Montgomery 30 6 0 63 punts for a 44.2 average, 1 blocked Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1988
PR Mel Gray*+ 33 8 0 21 punt returns for a 11.1 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984 Supp
KR Mel Gray*+ 33 8 0 45 kick returns for a 28.4 average and 3 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)
48 Tom Beer 25 9 0 221 6-1 Saginaw Valley St.,Wayne State (MI) 3/27/1969 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 7th / 215th pick / 1994
36 Bennie Blades 28 FS 16 16 221 6-0 Miami (FL) 9/3/1966 6 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1988
96 Shane Bonham 24 dt 15 1 272 6-2 Air Force,Tennessee 10/18/1970 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 93rd pick / 1994
27 Jocelyn Borgella 23 4 0 180 5-10 Cincinnati 8/26/1971 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 6th / 183rd pick / 1994
66 Shawn Bouwens 26 LG 16 16 293 6-5 Nebraska Wesleyan 5/25/1968 3 8 New England Patriots / 9th / 226th pick / 1990
75 Lomas Brown* 31 LT 16 16 282 6-4 Florida 3/30/1963 9 13 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1985
81 Anthony Carter 34 wr 4 1 168 5-11 Michigan 9/17/1960 9 1 Miami Dolphins / 12th / 334th pick / 1983
32 Willie Clay 24 SS 16 16 193 5-10 Georgia Tech 9/5/1970 2 6 Detroit Lions / 8th / 221st pick / 1992
21 Harry Colon 25 16 0 203 6-0 Missouri 2/14/1969 3 1 New England Patriots / 8th / 196th pick / 1991
77 Mike Compton 24 2 0 310 6-6 West Virginia 9/18/1970 1 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 68th pick / 1993
76 Scott Conover 26 11 0 276 6-4 Purdue 9/27/1968 3 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 118th pick / 1991
53 Kevin Glover 31 C 16 16 278 6-2 Maryland 6/17/1963 9 8 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1985
23 Mel Gray*+ 33 KR 16 0 167 5-9 Purdue 3/16/1961 8 3 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984 Supp
89 Ron Hall 30 TE 13 10 245 6-4 Cal Poly-Pomona,Hawaii 3/15/1964 7 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 87th pick / 1987
49 Ty Hallock 23 TE 15 10 252 6-2 Michigan St. 4/30/1971 1 1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 174th pick / 1993
4 Jason Hanson 24 K 16 0 182 5-11 Washington St. 6/17/1970 2 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
99 Tracy Hayworth 27 lb 9 1 260 6-3 Tennessee 12/18/1967 4 1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 174th pick / 1990
82 Rodney Holman 34 te 15 7 238 6-3 Tulane 4/20/1960 12 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1982
25 Greg Jeffries 23 db 16 1 195 5-9 Virginia 10/16/1971 1 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 147th pick / 1993
59 Mike Johnson 32 RILB 16 16 230 6-1 Virginia Tech 11/26/1962 8 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984 Supp
57 Victor Jones 28 16 0 250 6-2 Virginia Tech 10/19/1966 6 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 310th pick / 1988
52 Scott Kowalkowski 26 16 0 220 6-2 Notre Dame 8/23/1968 3 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 216th pick / 1991
17 Dave Krieg 36 qb 14 7 193 6-1 Milton 10/20/1958 14 8
55 Antonio London 23 16 0 238 6-2 Alabama 4/14/1971 1 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1993
73 Dave Lutz 35 RT 16 16 305 6-6 Georgia Tech 12/20/1959 11 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 34th pick / 1983
26 Eric Lynch 24 rb 12 3 224 5-10 Grand Valley St. 5/16/1970 2 0
24 Milton Mack 31 db 16 3 188 5-11 Alcorn St. 9/20/1963 7 2 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 123rd pick / 1987
39 Van Malone 24 16 0 189 5-11 Texas 7/1/1970 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 57th pick / 1994
40 Robert Massey 27 RCB 16 15 200 5-11 North Carolina Central 2/17/1967 5 6 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 46th pick / 1989
83 Aubrey Matthews 32 wr 14 3 165 5-7 Delta St. 9/15/1962 8 4
47 Ryan McNeil 24 LCB 14 13 210 6-2 Miami (FL) 10/4/1970 1 5 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1993
19 Scott Mitchell 26 QB 9 9 240 6-6 Utah 1/2/1968 3 4 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 93rd pick / 1990
9 Greg Montgomery 30 P 16 0 215 6-4 Penn St.,Michigan St. 10/29/1964 6 3 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1988
31 Derrick Moore 27 16 0 229 6-0 Troy,NE State (OK) 10/13/1967 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 216th pick / 1992
84 Herman Moore* 25 WR 16 16 210 6-4 Virginia 10/20/1969 3 14 Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1991
87 Johnnie Morton 23 14 0 190 6-0 USC 10/7/1971 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 21st pick / 1994
90 Dan Owens 27 NT 16 8 280 6-3 USC 3/16/1967 4 4 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 1990
80 Brett Perriman 29 WR 16 14 180 5-9 Miami (FL) 10/10/1965 6 10 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1988
91 Robert Porcher 25 LDE 15 15 266 6-3 South Carolina St. 7/30/1969 2 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 26th pick / 1992
94 Kelvin Pritchett 25 RDE 16 15 322 6-3 Mississippi 10/24/1969 3 6 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 1991
63 Mark Rodenhauser 33 16 0 270 6-5 Illinois St. 6/1/1961 7 1
20 Barry Sanders*+ 26 RB 16 16 203 5-8 Oklahoma St. 7/16/1968 5 20 Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1989
97 Tracy Scroggins 25 ROLB 16 9 273 6-3 Tulsa 9/11/1969 2 4 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1992
54 Chris Spielman* 29 LILB 16 16 247 6-0 Ohio St. 10/11/1965 6 11 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 29th pick / 1988
93 Marc Spindler 25 NT 9 8 290 6-5 Pittsburgh 11/28/1969 4 3 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1990
56 Pat Swilling 30 rolb 16 7 245 6-3 Georgia Tech 10/25/1964 8 3 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1986
51 Broderick Thomas 27 LOLB 16 16 250 6-4 Nebraska 2/20/1967 5 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 6th pick / 1989
95 Mike Wells 23 4 0 310 6-3 Iowa 1/16/1971 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 125th pick / 1994
67 Doug Widell 28 RG 16 16 289 6-4 Boston Col. 9/23/1966 5 8 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 41st pick / 1989
Team Total 27.3 16 235.9 6-1.5 4.4