1959 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 3-8-1
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: George Wilson (3-8-1)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1959 Detroit Lions Roster
1959 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 3 wins and 8 losses and 1 ties, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division. George Wilson coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Earl Morrall1376547.411028.053.664.47969.1
Tobin Rote1626238.38615.353.11911.75926.8
Jerry Reichow27933.31686.200.027.44124.9
Yale Lary100.000.000.000.0039.6
Terry Barr100.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals32813641.521316.5103.0278.279 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Nick Pietrosante764475.937 3
John Johnson822703.339 2
Ken Webb602223.729 2
Howard Cassady522033.918 1
Dan Lewis491994.120 2
Tobin Rote351564.521 2
Earl Morrall261124.322 0
Jerry Reichow13987.546 0
Terry Barr55711.437 1
Yale Lary11818.018 0
Totals39917824.546 13

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Gibbons3143113.938 1
Dave Middleton1840222.379 2
Nick Pietrosante161408.820 0
Howard Cassady1531621.159 4
Jim Doran1419113.625 1
Ken Webb1220116.867 0
Terry Barr1018018.045 0
Jerry Reichow711816.932 1
John Johnson7344.918 1
Dan Lewis57515.030 0
Gene Cook14343.043 0
Totals136213115.779 10

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Martin10.017741.221
Gerry Perry1818100.06350.027
Wayne Walker6583.35
Totals252392.0231043.553

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Yale Lary45212147.167
Earl Morrall1148143.766
Totals56260246.567

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Barr161026.424 0
Yale Lary21432.012 0
Dave Middleton33010.021 0
Howard Cassady11414.014 0
Gary Lowe681.30
Jim Steffen300.00
Totals501973.924 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Webb1635222.045 0
Terry Barr922424.933 0
Howard Cassady816320.434 0
Nick Pietrosante59819.624 0
Dan Lewis199.00
Mike Rabold100.00
Ken Russell100.00
Jim Martin100.00
Totals4284620.145 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Lowe513026.042 0
Yale Lary300.00
Jim Martin23316.519 0
Jim David273.50
Terry Barr12929.029 0
Joe Schmidt11717.017 0
Totals1421615.442 0

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Howard Cassady140000030
Gerry Perry318027
Jim Martin0070021
John Johnson2100018
Nick Pietrosante30000018
Dan Lewis20000012
Tobin Rote200012
Dave Middleton2000012
Ken Webb20000012
Jim Doran1100012
Yale Lary00010006
Terry Barr100000006
Jerry Reichow010006
Jim Gibbons10006
Wayne Walker0505
Totals13100000201023000203



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