1968 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-8-2
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division
Coach: Joe Schmidt (4-8-2)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1968 Detroit Lions Roster
1968 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 4 wins and 8 losses and 2 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division. Joe Schmidt coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bill Munson32918155.023117.0154.682.48682.3
Greg Landry482347.93387.024.2714.68045.7
Totals37720454.126497.0174.5154.086 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mel Farr1285974.746 3
Bill Triplett1203843.217 0
Dave Kopay532073.922 0
Nick Eddy481763.720 0
Tom Nowatzke361163.211 1
Bill Munson251094.420 1
Greg Landry7395.614 1
Mike Campbell7243.40
Jerry DePoyster12020.020 0
Jim Welch3144.711 0
Earl McCullouch3134.30
Charlie Sanders231.50
Totals43317023.946 6

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Earl McCullouch4068017.080 5
Charlie Sanders4053313.325 1
Billy Gambrell2849217.650 7
Bill Triplett281354.825 0
Mel Farr2437515.686 4
Dave Kopay181307.221 0
Nick Eddy89111.428 0
Phil Odle67111.818 0
Tom Nowatzke461.50
Gail Cogdill34214.020 0
Jim Gibbons23819.020 0
Mike Campbell2157.50
Bill Malinchak14141.041 0
Totals204264913.086 17

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Wayne Walker66100.014642.924
Jerry DePoyster201890.015320.027
Totals262492.329931.051

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jerry DePoyster71286840.460
Totals71286840.460

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lem Barney13796.118 0
Nick Eddy4102.511 0
Tom Vaughn200.00
Totals19894.718 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lem Barney2567026.898 1
Bobby Thompson1736321.440 0
Tom Vaughn512825.631 0
Tom Nowatzke33411.315 0
Dave Kopay22914.515 0
Billy Gambrell11212.012 0
Ed Mooney11111.011 0
Totals54124723.198 1

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lem Barney78211.762 0
Mike Weger55010.018 0
Dick LeBeau5234.616 0
Tom Vaughn33311.024 0
Bill Swain15050.050 1
Paul Naumoff133.00
Mike Lucci111.00
Wayne Walker100.00
Totals2424210.162 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
Mel Farr3400042
Billy Gambrell7000042
Earl McCullouch0500030
Jerry DePoyster0318027
Wayne Walker066024
Lem Barney010100012
Bill Munson10006
Greg Landry10006
Charlie Sanders010006
Tom Nowatzke1000006
Bill Swain10006
Totals617010101924000207