1996 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 5th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Wayne Fontes (5-11)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1996 Detroit Lions Roster
1996 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

Detroit scored 302 points, while the defensive squad conceded 368. Scott Mitchell threw for 2,917 yards. Herman Moore topped the receiving corps, hauling in 106 balls for 1,296 yards. Brett Perriman was targeted regularly also.

Barry Sanders rushed for a team-leading 1,553 yards for the Lions.

Ryan McNeil picked off 5 opponent throws. Robert Porcher led the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks.

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
Scott Mitchell43725357.929176.7173.9173.9623619974.9
Don Majkowski1025553.95545.432.932.927106167.2
Barry Sanders100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals54130957.134636.4203.7213.962 46260


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Barry Sanders30715535.154 11
Ron Rivers19864.526 0
Scott Mitchell37832.24
Don Majkowski14382.712 0
Johnnie Morton9353.918 0
Brett Perriman11313.013 0
Eric Lynch221.00
Totals38918104.754 15


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herman Moore106129612.250 9
Brett Perriman94102110.944 5
Johnnie Morton5571413.062 6
Barry Sanders241476.128 0
Pete Metzelaars171468.620 0
David Sloan7517.318 0
Aubrey Matthews34113.721 0
Ron Rivers22814.019 0
Derek Price11414.014 0
Totals309345811.262 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jason Hanson3636100.0171270.672


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mark Royals69302043.860
Jason Hanson12424.024

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Glyn Milburn342848.433 0
Totals342848.433 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Glyn Milburn64162725.465 0
Eric Lynch11515.015 0
Keith Washington11414.014 0
Aubrey Matthews11010.010 0
Ron Rivers188.00
Pete Metzelaars111.00
Totals69167524.365 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ryan McNeil5142.815 0
Bennie Blades211256.098 1
Corey Raymond12424.024 1
Ryan Stewart11414.014 0
Van Malone155.00
Greg Jeffries100.00
Totals1116915.498 2


Player No. Yds Avg.
Robert Porcher10.00.0
Luther Elliss6.50.0
Henry Thomas6.00.0
Antonio London3.00.0
Kerwin Waldroup2.50.0
Tracy Scroggins2.00.0
Shane Bonham2.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jason Hanson1236072
Barry Sanders11000066
Herman Moore9000156
Johnnie Morton0600036
Brett Perriman0500030
Scott Mitchell400024
Corey Raymond10006
Bennie Blades10006
Mike Wells10006


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