1975 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Rick Forzano (7-7)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1975 Detroit Lions Roster
1975 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1975 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

Detroit chalked up 245 points, while the defensive squad allowed 262. Dexter Bussey rushed for a team-leading 696 yards for the Lions, and Altie Taylor also contributed to the rushing attack.

Joe Reed tossed for 1,181 yards. Charlie Sanders hauled in 37 balls, while Ray Jarvis added 501 receiving yards.

Lem Barney picked off 5 opponent throws.

Rick Forzano coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Joe Reed1918645.011816.294.7105.2651411959.3
Bill Munson1096559.66265.754.621.83286583.4
Greg Landry563155.44037.211.800.0361712984.2
Jack Concannon2150.03015.000.000.0301995.8
Marlin Briscoe200.
Herman Weaver100.
Horace King100.
Totals36218350.622406.2154.1123.365 41323


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dexter Bussey1576964.432 2
Altie Taylor1956383.324 4
Bobby Thompson512685.346 1
Horace King612604.326 2
Joe Reed341935.722 1
Greg Landry20924.614 0
Jon Staggers22613.014 0
Ray Jarvis100.00
Marlin Briscoe2-3-1.50
Bill Munson4-3-0.80
Jim Hooks4-8-2.00
Leonard Thompson1-12-12.0-12 0
Totals53221474.046 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Sanders3748613.132 3
Ray Jarvis2950117.362 4
Marlin Briscoe2234715.859 4
Altie Taylor211115.317 0
Bobby Thompson191226.422 0
Dexter Bussey1417512.565 2
Jon Staggers1417412.423 2
Horace King13816.222 0
George Farmer68614.322 0
Dennis Franklin510921.836 0
John McMakin24321.530 0
Jim Hooks155.00
Totals183224012.265 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Errol Mann292586.2211466.767


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Herman Weaver80336142.061
Errol Mann13434.034

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie West2221910.043 0
Lem Barney88010.030 0
Dick Jauron6294.810 0
Totals363289.143 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Thompson2256525.742 0
Leonard Thompson1227122.633 0
Horace King611719.529 0
Mike Weger34214.020 0
Charlie West24120.525 0
Dexter Bussey23819.022 0
Lenny Dunlap11919.019 0
Mike Hennigan11313.013 0
Jim Hooks284.00
Guy Dennis100.00
Totals52111421.442 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lem Barney5234.613 0
Dick Jauron4399.838 0
Levi Johnson37123.745 0
Jim Laslavic2126.010 0
Paul Naumoff2115.50
Ben Davis16767.067 1
Larry Hand13838.038 0
Charlie Weaver13131.031 0
Mike Weger12323.023 0
Totals2031515.867 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
Errol Mann1425067
Marlin Briscoe0400024
Ray Jarvis0400024
Altie Taylor4000024
Dexter Bussey22000024
Charlie Sanders300018
Jon Staggers0200012
Horace King20000012
Levi Johnson010006
Ed O'Neil10006
Ben Davis10006
Larry Ball10006
Joe Reed10006
Bobby Thompson1000006
Ernie Price00012


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