1969 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-4-1
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division
Coach: Joe Schmidt (9-4-1)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1969 Detroit Lions Roster
1969 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1969 season with a record of 9 wins and 4 losses and 1 ties, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division.

The Lions stumbled, scoring only 259 points, while the solid defense conceded 188. Bill Triplett rushed for a team-leading 377 yards for Detroit, and Altie Taylor also aided the ground game.

Bill Munson passed for 1,062 yards. Charlie Sanders hauled in 42 balls for 656 yards, while Earl McCullouch provided receiving help as well.

The ball-hawking defense led the way with 42 turnovers. Lem Barney picked off 8 opponent throws.

Joe Schmidt coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bill Munson1668450.610626.474.284.862129364.9
Greg Landry1608050.08535.342.5106.2433026548.3
Larry Walton11100.04343.01100.000.04300158.3
Mel Farr100.
Greg Barton100.
Totals32916550.219586.0123.6185.562 42358


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Triplett1113773.433 3
Altie Taylor1183482.926 0
Nick Eddy782723.526 2
Mel Farr582454.252 4
Greg Landry332437.426 1
Larry Watkins622013.212 1
Lem Barney33612.027 0
Bill Munson7314.413 0
Larry Walton263.017 0
Earl McCullouch144.00
Charlie Sanders1-8-8.0-8 0
Totals47417553.752 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Sanders4265615.647 3
Earl McCullouch3352916.045 5
Bill Triplett1314110.862 1
Mel Farr13947.224 0
Larry Watkins13876.720 0
Altie Taylor13866.620 0
John Wright1213010.826 2
Larry Walton121099.116 0
Nick Eddy10787.814 1
Bill Malinchak22412.021 0
Phil Odle22412.014 0
Totals165195811.962 12


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Errol Mann2626100.0372567.6101


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Lem Barney66224934.153
Bill Malinchak518436.847
Rick Duncan37725.729

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lem Barney919121.274 1
Larry Walton9242.720 0
Tom Vaughn2105.00
Nick Eddy155.00
Totals2123011.074 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Williams1756333.196 1
Larry Walton1223019.235 0
Lem Barney715422.032 0
Tom Vaughn24422.025 0
Tom Nowatzke11414.014 0
Ed Mooney2126.012 0
Jim Yarbrough100.00
Totals42101724.296 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lem Barney812615.832 0
Dick LeBeau6152.50
Mike Weger34414.725 0
Tom Vaughn200.00
Alex Karras12222.022 0
Wayne Walker100.00
Totals212079.932 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
Errol Mann25260101
Earl McCullouch0500030
Bill Triplett3100024
Mel Farr4000024
John Wright2100018
Charlie Sanders0300018
Nick Eddy21000018
Lem Barney01000006
Bobby Williams10006
Larry Watkins100006
Greg Landry10006


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