1982 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-5
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost First Round
Coach: Monte Clark (4-5)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1982 Detroit Lions Roster
1982 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1982 season with a record of 4 wins and 5 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Detroit scored 181 points, while the defense yielded 176. Gary Danielson passed for 1,343 yards. Billy Sims topped all receivers, hauling in 34 balls for 342 yards.

Billy Sims rushed for a team-leading 639 yards for the Lions.

The sticky-fingered defense manufactured 26 turnovers. Bobby Watkins intercepted 5 opponent throws. Al Baker dropped opposing passers 8.5 times, leading the way for a team which created 32 sacks.

Monte Clark coached the team. The 1982 Detroit Lions lost in the First Round.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Gary Danielson19710050.813436.8105.1147.1701914560.1
Eric Hipple863641.94114.822.344.752119745.3
Tom Skladany100.
Tracy Porter100.
Totals28513647.717546.2124.2186.370 30242


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Sims1726393.729 4
Dexter Bussey481362.810 0
Gary Danielson23924.016 0
Horace King18673.725 0
Eric Hipple10575.720 0
Rick Kane7172.40
Leonard Thompson2168.013 0
Mark Nichols133.00
Rob Rubick111.01
Freddie Scott1-6-6.0-6 0
Totals28310223.629 5


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Sims3434210.152 0
David Hill2225211.527 4
Leonard Thompson1732819.370 4
Dexter Bussey161388.621 0
Freddie Scott1323117.836 1
Tracy Porter912413.823 0
Horace King9748.214 1
Mark Nichols815319.148 2
Ulysses Norris34414.730 0
Rick Kane3258.312 0
Garry Cobb12525.025 0
Robbie Martin11818.018 0
Totals136175412.970 12


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Eddie Murray1616100.0121191.749
Bob Thomas33100.055100.018


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Tom Skladany36148341.259
John James1248140.150

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robbie Martin2627510.658 0
Totals2627510.658 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alvin Hall1642626.696 1
Robbie Martin1626816.827 0
Horace King22311.512 0
Rick Kane11919.019 0
Larry Lee11414.014 0
Totals3675020.896 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Watkins5224.420 0
Stan White3217.018 0
James Hunter23618.036 0
Garry Cobb2126.012 0
Ray Oldham13535.035 1
Wayne Smith11010.010 0
William Gay177.00
Hector Gray155.00
Jimmy Williams144.00
Alvin Hall122.00
Totals181548.636 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Al Baker8.50.0
Dave Pureifory7.00.0
William Gay5.00.0
Doug English4.50.0
Joe Ehrmann3.00.0
Curtis Green1.00.0
Wayne Smith1.00.0
Ray Oldham1.00.0
James Hunter1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Eddie Murray1116049
Billy Sims4000024
David Hill400024
Leonard Thompson0400024
Bob Thomas53018
Mark Nichols0200012
Ray Oldham10006
Rob Rubick10006
Freddie Scott010006
Alvin Hall100006
Horace King0100006


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