1989 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Wayne Fontes (7-9)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1989 Detroit Lions Roster
1989 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1989 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Lions scored 312 points, but the defensive unit surrendered 364. Bob Gagliano tossed for 1,671 yards, and Rodney Peete took a significant amount of snaps, too. Richard Johnson topped all receivers, hauling in 70 balls for 1,091 yards.

Barry Sanders rushed for a team-leading 1,470 yards for Detroit.

Jerry Holmes picked off 6 opponent throws. Jerry Ball and Mike Cofer each blasted opposing passers 9 times.

Wayne Fontes coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Gagliano23211750.416717.262.6125.2752515361.2
Rodney Peete19510352.814797.652.694.6692716467.0
Eric Hipple18738.9905.000.0316.73052615.7
Chuck Long5240.0428.400.000.0370070.4
Totals45022950.932827.3112.4245.375 57343


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Barry Sanders28014705.234 14
Bob Gagliano411924.719 4
Rodney Peete331484.514 4
Tony Paige301053.516 0
Carl Painter15644.30
Richard Johnson12383.214 0
Mel Gray3227.314 0
Eric Hipple2115.510 1
Lomas Brown133.00
Chuck Long320.70
Keith McDonald1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals42120534.934 23


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Richard Johnson70109115.675 8
Robert Clark4174818.269 2
Jason Phillips3035211.755 1
Walter Stanley2430412.737 0
Barry Sanders2428211.846 0
Stacey Mobley1315812.230 0
Keith McDonald1213811.524 0
John Ford55611.237 0
Carl Painter34113.727 0
Mel Gray24723.530 0
Troy Johnson22914.522 0
Tony Paige22713.515 0
Jeff Chadwick199.00
Totals229328214.375 11


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Eddie Murray3636100.0212095.296


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jim Arnold82353843.164

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walter Stanley3649613.874 0
Mel Gray11766.915 0
Totals4757212.274 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mel Gray2464026.757 0
Paul Palmer1125523.262 0
Barry Sanders511823.643 0
Bruce Alexander510020.025 0
Walter Stanley99510.619 0
Jerry Woods22814.015 0
Carl Painter11414.014 0
Ken Dallafior2136.513 0
Ray Crockett188.00
James Griffin111.00
Totals61127220.962 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jerry Holmes67712.836 1
Jimmy Williams5153.00
Dennis Gibson11010.010 0
Ray Crockett155.00
Terry Taylor100.00
William White100.00
Niko Noga100.00
Totals161076.736 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
Eddie Murray2036096
Barry Sanders140000084
Richard Johnson0800048
Bob Gagliano400024
Rodney Peete400024
Robert Clark200012
Jerry Holmes10006
Jason Phillips10006
Eric Hipple10006
William White010006


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