1977 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Tommy Hudspeth (6-8)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1977 Detroit Lions Roster
1977 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1977 season with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Lions scored 183 points, but the defense allowed 252. Horace King rushed for a team-leading 521 yards for Detroit, while Rick Kane additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Greg Landry threw for 1,359 yards. Horace King topped pass catchers, hauling in 40 balls, while David Hill added 465 receiving yards. Ray Jarvis provided receiving help, too.

James Hunter picked off 6 opponent throws.

Tommy Hudspeth coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Greg Landry24013556.213595.762.572.9393430268.7
Gary Danielson1004242.04454.411.055.06196438.1
Joe Reed401332.51503.800.0410.02611755.2
Wilbur Summers11100.
David Hill100.
Eddie Payton100.
Leonard Thompson100.
Totals38419149.719595.171.8164.261 54441


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Horace King1555213.435 1
Rick Kane1244213.435 4
Dexter Bussey853384.031 4
Marv Hubbard381503.916 1
Greg Landry25994.013 0
Leonard Thompson31912.916 1
Gary Danielson7628.916 0
Eddie Payton4133.214 0
David Hill4102.514 0
Andy Bolton341.30
Joe Reed133.00
Wilbur Summers100.00
Luther Blue1-6-6.0-6 0
Totals47917063.635 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Horace King402386.030 0
David Hill3246514.561 2
Ray Jarvis2835312.628 1
J.D. Hill2424710.323 1
Rick Kane1818610.320 0
Charlie Sanders1417012.124 1
Dexter Bussey1111610.539 1
Luther Blue89011.221 1
Leonard Thompson7426.018 0
Marv Hubbard6366.00
Eddie Payton2105.014 0
Andy Bolton166.00
Totals191195910.361 7


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Steve Mike-Mayer211990.519842.143


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Wilbur Summers93342036.851
Mitch Hoopes623539.248

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eddie Payton2727310.187 1
Dick Jauron11413.712 0
Randy Rich2189.013 0
Rick Kane11313.013 0
Luther Blue100.00
Totals423458.287 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eddie Payton1845725.498 1
Rick Kane1637623.533 0
James Hunter49523.830 0
Andy Bolton68614.326 0
Leonard Thompson58416.824 0
Randy Rich57314.619 0
Luther Blue12424.024 0
Marv Hubbard11818.018 0
Lynn Boden11414.014 0
John Woodcock11212.012 0
Totals58123921.498 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Hunter610417.326 0
Dick Jauron35518.328 0
Lem Barney3279.022 0
Reggie Pinkney26130.548 1
Levi Johnson25125.532 0
Jim Laslavic11414.014 0
Charlie West177.00
Charlie Weaver100.00
Totals1931916.848 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
Steve Mike-Mayer819043
Dexter Bussey4100030
Rick Kane400000024
Leonard Thompson100100012
Eddie Payton001100012
David Hill0200012
J.D. Hill10006
Ed O'Neil10006
Charlie Sanders10006
Horace King100006
Luther Blue01000006
Reggie Pinkney10006
Marv Hubbard1000006
Ray Jarvis10006
Doug English00012


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