1955 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 3-9
Finishing 6th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Buddy Parker (3-9)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1955 Detroit Lions Roster
1955 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1955 season with a record of 3 wins and 9 losses, finishing sixth in the NFL's West Division. Buddy Parker coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bobby Layne27014353.018306.8114.1176.37761.8
Harry Gilmer1225847.56335.221.643.33455.1
Bill Stits22100.06231.0150.000.041158.3
Bob Hoernschemeyer2150.0178.5150.0150.01779.2
Doak Walker300.
Jug Girard100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lew Carpenter1375434.049 6
Dave Middleton592013.416 2
Bill Stits461653.615 0
Leon Hart351594.521 0
Bobby Layne311113.619 0
Bob Hoernschemeyer361093.010 1
Doak Walker23954.151 2
Harry Gilmer15674.519 0
Jug Girard10272.710 0
Totals39214773.851 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Middleton4466315.177 3
Lew Carpenter443127.134 2
Jim Doran3855214.538 2
Jug Girard2330113.134 0
Doak Walker2242819.570 5
Dorne Dibble1417912.844 2
Leon Hart9546.014 1
Bob Hoernschemeyer5367.215 0
Bill Stits5173.414 0
Totals204254212.577 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Doak Walker292793.116956.254
Jim Martin10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jug Girard56231041.265
Doak Walker936240.259
Dom Fucci27236.055

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lee Riley141077.620 0
Jack Christiansen12877.242 0
Jug Girard9252.80
Doak Walker252.50
Joe Schmidt100.00
Jim David100.00
Carl Karilivacz100.00
Bill Stits100.00
Totals412245.542 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Middleton1118817.125 0
Jack Christiansen716924.135 0
Jug Girard711716.729 0
Lee Riley511122.230 0
Leon Hart48621.525 0
Lew Carpenter47819.524 0
Doak Walker12424.024 0
Jim Martin11414.014 0
Leon Cunningham11313.013 0
Richie Woit11313.013 0
Ted Topor11313.013 0
Sonny Gandee177.00
Joe Schmidt166.00
Totals4583918.635 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Christiansen34916.329 0
Jim David34414.728 0
Bill Stits372.31
Lee Riley23819.023 0
Carl Karilivacz23316.523 0
Jim Ricca13333.033 0
Doak Walker12020.020 0
Totals1522414.933 1

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 Walker25000927096
Lew Carpenter62000048
Dave Middleton23000030
Dorne Dibble200012
Jim Doran200012
Leon Hart0100006
Sonny Gandee010006
Gil Mains10006
Bill Stits00010006
Bob Hoernschemeyer100006
Bob Long00012