1957 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 2-0 Won Championship
Coach: George Wilson (8-4)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1957 Detroit Lions Roster
1957 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1957 season with a record of 8 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-0. George Wilson coached the team. The 1957 Detroit Lions won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bobby Layne1798748.611696.563.4126.76553.0
Tobin Rote1777642.910706.0116.2105.64860.2
Gene Gedman200.
Yale Lary100.
Jerry Reichow200.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Johnson1296214.862 5
Tobin Rote703665.223 1
Gene Gedman672784.159 3
Howard Cassady732503.457 3
Bobby Layne24994.121 0
Leon Hart24994.115 0
Tom Tracy16462.917 0
Yale Lary13232.032 0
Jerry Reichow294.50
Marv Brown263.00
Dorne Dibble155.00
Totals40918114.462 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Doran3362418.965 5
Howard Cassady2532513.048 3
Steve Junker2230513.932 4
John Johnson201417.016 0
Dave Middleton1829416.356 2
Jerry Reichow1721512.632 3
Gene Gedman1013513.547 0
Dorne Dibble812115.123 0
Tom Tracy6244.00
Leon Hart45513.822 0
Totals163223913.765 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Martin55100.014750.026
Bobby Layne2525100.011654.543


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Yale Lary54215639.966

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Yale Lary251395.636 0
Terry Barr9333.718 0
Marv Brown3165.315 0
Jack Christiansen3124.00
Carl Karilivacz100.00
Totals412004.936 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Howard Cassady1023223.237 0
Gene Gedman615826.345 0
Terry Barr915317.027 0
Marv Brown610617.723 0
Jack Christiansen48020.022 0
Gerry Perry11818.018 0
Gene Cronin100.00
Totals3774720.245 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Christiansen1013713.752 1
Carl Karilivacz55410.830 0
Jim David3206.717 0
Yale Lary26432.063 0
Jim Martin12222.022 0
Joe Schmidt188.00
Gary Lowe133.00
Bob Long133.00
Terry Barr100.00
Totals2531112.463 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
Bobby Layne0625043
Howard Cassady33000036
Jim Doran500030
John Johnson5000030
Jim Martin075026
Steve Junker400024
Jerry Reichow0300018
Gene Gedman30000018
Dave Middleton200012
Jack Christiansen0010006
Tobin Rote10006
Darris McCord00012


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