1954 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-2-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Buddy Parker (9-2-1)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1954 Detroit Lions Roster
1954 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1954 season with a record of 9 wins and 2 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Detroit piled up points with 337 points, while the defense gave up 189. Bobby Layne threw for 1,818 yards, and Tom Dublinski played quarterback, too. Dorne Dibble hauled in 46 balls for 768 yards.

Lew Carpenter rushed for a team-leading 476 yards for the Lions, and Bill Bowman also contributed to the rushing attack.

Jack Christiansen snatched 8 opponent throws.

Buddy Parker coached the team. The 1954 Detroit Lions lost in the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bobby Layne24613554.918187.4145.7124.95577.3
Tom Dublinski1387755.810737.885.875.16679.2
Bob Hoernschemeyer7342.98111.6342.9114.36686.0
Doak Walker400.000.000.0125.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lew Carpenter1044764.660 3
Bill Bowman963974.161 2
Bob Hoernschemeyer942422.635 2
Doak Walker322407.538 1
Bobby Layne301194.034 2
Tom Dublinski21763.615 1
Jug Girard9364.016 0
Cloyce Box12020.020 0
Bob Smith310.30
Dick Kercher310.30
Totals39316084.161 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dorne Dibble4676816.745 6
Bill Bowman342888.566 2
Doak Walker3256417.666 3
Jug Girard2742115.641 7
Leon Hart2437715.740 0
Bob Hoernschemeyer201537.626 1
Lew Carpenter161459.123 2
Jim Doran1020320.349 4
Cloyce Box6538.814 0
Totals215297213.866 25


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Doak Walker4343100.0171164.776
Jim Martin6116.73


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jug Girard63258541.065

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Christiansen232259.861 1
Doak Walker411729.270 1
Jug Girard9222.414 0
Joe Schmidt100.00
Totals373649.870 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jug Girard1224820.734 0
Bill Bowman617829.7100 1
Doak Walker817221.533 0
Jack Christiansen510220.427 0
Bob Hoernschemeyer47318.220 0
Lew Carpenter24623.025 0
Gil Mains133.00
Harley Sewell100.00
Totals3982221.1100 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Christiansen88410.530 1
Jim David77410.625 0
Bill Stits67312.223 0
Sonny Gandee3299.717 0
Carl Karilivacz26633.030 1
LaVern Torgeson23316.533 0
Joe Schmidt2136.513 0
Totals3037212.433 2

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 Walker131011430106
Jug Girard070000042
Dorne Dibble600036
Bill Bowman22100030
Lew Carpenter32000030
Jim Doran400024
Bob Hoernschemeyer21000018
Bobby Layne200012
Jack Christiansen10100012
Leon Hart010006
Tom Dublinski10006
Harley Sewell010006
Carl Karilivacz10006
Jim Martin1003


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