1991 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Wayne Fontes (12-4)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1991 Detroit Lions Roster
1991 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1991 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Lions ran up 339 points, and the defense yielded 295. Erik Kramer passed for 1,635 yards, and Rodney Peete spent time under center, too. Brett Perriman hauled in 52 balls for 668 yards. Mike Farr, Willie Green, Robert Clark and Barry Sanders each contributed to the receiving game also.

Barry Sanders rushed for a team-leading 1,548 yards for Detroit.

Ray Crockett picked off 6 opponent throws. Jeff Hunter sacked opposing passers 6 times.

Wayne Fontes coached the team. The 1991 Detroit Lions lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Erik Kramer26513651.316356.2114.283.073147471.8
Rodney Peete19411659.813396.952.694.668114269.9
Totals45925254.929746.5163.5173.773 25116


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Barry Sanders34215484.569 16
Rodney Peete251255.026 2
Don Overton14594.20
Cedric Jackson17553.210 0
D.J. Dozier9485.329 0
Jim Arnold24221.021 0
Erik Kramer35260.712 1
Mel Gray2115.50
Brett Perriman4102.50
Andre Ware461.510 0
Totals45419304.369 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brett Perriman5266812.842 1
Robert Clark4764013.668 6
Mike Farr4243110.334 1
Barry Sanders413077.534 1
Willie Green3959215.273 7
Herman Moore1113512.321 0
Derek Tennell44310.818 0
Don Overton4389.514 0
Mel Gray34214.031 0
Aubrey Matthews3217.011 0
Jeff Campbell24924.528 0
Roman Fortin144.00
D.J. Dozier133.00
Eugene Riley133.00
Cedric Jackson1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals252297411.873 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Eddie Murray4040100.0281967.997


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jim Arnold75309241.263

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mel Gray2538515.478 1
Mel Jenkins100.00
Totals2638514.878 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mel Gray3692925.871 0
Jeff Campbell9859.427 0
Don Overton47117.823 0
D.J. Dozier46015.038 0
Kevin Scott11616.016 0
Cedric Jackson199.00
Robert Clark100.00
Anthony Bell100.00
Totals57117020.571 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Crockett614123.596 1
Terry Taylor4266.523 0
George Jamison35217.319 0
William White23517.528 0
Sheldon White11818.018 1
Bennie Blades11414.014 0
Bruce Alexander100.00
Tracy Hayworth100.00
Totals1928615.196 2


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Barry Sanders161000102
Eddie Murray1940097
Willie Green700042
Robert Clark6000036
Rodney Peete200012
Sheldon White10006
Tracy Hayworth010006
Ray Crockett10006
William White010006
Mel Gray00100006
Brett Perriman010006
Erik Kramer10006
Mike Farr10006
Jerry Ball00012


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