1971 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-6-1
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Joe Schmidt (7-6-1)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1971 Detroit Lions Roster
1971 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 7 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. Joe Schmidt coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Greg Landry26113652.122378.6166.1135.0762923280.9
Bill Munson382155.32165.712.612.6341569.6
Larry Walton0000001150.0
Totals29915752.524538.2175.7144.776 31252

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Owens24610354.223 8
Altie Taylor1747364.236 4
Greg Landry765307.052 3
Mel Farr22642.914 0
Paul Gipson4123.00
Bill Munson393.00
Bill Triplett441.00
Ron Jessie100.00
Larry Walton1-7-7.0-7 0
Earl McCullouch1-7-7.0-7 0
Totals53223764.552 15

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Owens3235010.974 2
Charlie Sanders3150216.249 5
Larry Walton3049116.460 5
Altie Taylor2627010.464 1
Earl McCullouch2155226.376 3
Craig Cotton68814.734 0
Mel Farr56012.039 1
Ron Jessie48721.851 0
Chuck Hughes13232.032 0
Paul Gipson12121.021 0
Totals157245315.676 17

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Errol Mann3737100.0372259.5103
Wayne Walker22100.02
Totals3939100.0372259.5105

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Herman Weaver42175241.763
Totals42175241.763

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lem Barney141228.738 0
Larry Walton6386.325 0
Tom Vaughn23015.019 0
Dave Thompson144.00
Totals231948.438 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ron Jessie1647029.4102 2
Lem Barney922224.748 0
Al Clark821627.055 0
Bobby Williams411228.040 0
Paul Gipson510521.027 0
Bill Triplett37023.338 0
Ray Parson22613.015 0
Ed Mooney284.00
Craig Cotton144.00
Wayne Rasmussen100.00
Totals51123324.2102 2

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick LeBeau67612.740 0
Mike Lucci57414.827 2
Wayne Rasmussen4317.80
Lem Barney37826.028 1
Wayne Walker2126.00
Mike Weger11616.016 0
Tom Vaughn188.00
Totals2229513.440 3

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 Mann22370103
Steve Owens8200060
Larry Walton05000030
Charlie Sanders500030
Altie Taylor4100030
Earl McCullouch0300018
Greg Landry300018
Ron Jessie002000114
Mike Lucci200012
Lem Barney0010006
Mel Farr010006
Mike Weger010006
Bob Bell10006
Wayne Walker00202
Totals15170203202239001341