1950 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-6
Finishing 4th in the NFL's National Division
Coach: Bo McMillin (6-6)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1950 Detroit Lions Roster
1950 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1950 season with a record of 6 wins and 6 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's National Division.

The Lions scored 321 points, and the defensive squad yielded 285. Bobby Layne passed for 2,323 yards. Cloyce Box topped all receivers, hauling in 50 balls for 1,009 yards.

Bob Hoernschemeyer rushed for a team-leading 471 yards for Detroit, while Doak Walker also buoyed the ground attack.

The opportunistic defense manufactured 55 turnovers, topping in the league. Don Doll seized 12 opponent throws.

Bo McMillin coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bobby Layne33615245.223236.9164.8185.48262.1
Fred Enke532241.54248.059.4713.24661.9
Bob Hoernschemeyer4125.0194.8125.0125.01946.9
Doak Walker7114.360.900.000.0639.6
Lindy Pearson300.000.000.03100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Hoernschemeyer844715.696 1
Doak Walker833864.730 5
Bobby Layne562504.530 4
Ollie Cline692273.341 2
Wally Triplett14926.614 0
Lindy Pearson31822.611 2
John Panelli32822.614 0
Fred Enke9161.816 0
Clarence Self393.00
Dante Magnani372.30
Dan Sandifer133.00
Bill Schroll111.00
Gerry Krall300.00
Totals38916264.296 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cloyce Box50100920.282 11
Doak Walker3553415.343 6
Leon Hart3150516.366 1
John Greene2236816.746 2
Dick Rifenburg10969.619 1
Bob Hoernschemeyer8789.841 1
Ollie Cline7182.625 0
Wally Triplett67011.718 0
Gerry Krall26130.541 0
John Panelli294.50
Clarence Self11212.012 0
Jim Cain188.00
Lindy Pearson144.00
Totals176277215.882 22


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Doak Walker413892.718844.462
Bobby Layne2150.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bob Smith32131040.960
Doak Walker32127839.961
Bob Hoernschemeyer414736.842

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Clarence Self1212910.829 0
Wally Triplett11948.519 0
Doak Walker57715.429 0
Don Doll57114.220 0
Gerry Krall199.00
Lindy Pearson166.00
Fred Enke133.00
Totals3638910.829 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wally Triplett841151.497 1
Doak Walker1022522.548 0
Clarence Self615525.835 0
Lindy Pearson712017.129 0
Don Doll25226.031 0
John Panelli24824.025 0
Ollie Cline12020.020 0
Rex Grossman11515.015 0
Fred Enke11111.011 0
Jim Cain11010.010 0
Howie Brown100.00
Totals40106726.797 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Doll1216313.638 1
Bob Smith512825.641 1
Clarence Self38428.056 1
Jack Lininger3206.715 0
Dan Sandifer22713.527 0
Bill Schroll284.00
Doak Walker14040.040 0
Joe Watson155.00
Thurman McGraw144.00
Don Panciera111.00
Totals3148015.556 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Doak Walker560008380128
Cloyce Box1100066
Bobby Layne401025
John Greene2100018
Ollie Cline20000012
Lindy Pearson200000012
Bob Hoernschemeyer1100012
Wally Triplett0001100012
Leon Hart10006
Jim Cain0010006
Don Doll0010006
Clarence Self000010006
Bob Smith10006
Dick Rifenburg10006


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