1998 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bobby Ross (5-11)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1998 Detroit Lions Roster
1998 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1998 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Lions racked up 306 points, but the defense conceded 378. Charlie Batch threw for 2,178 yards. Herman Moore hauled in 82 balls, while Johnnie Morton added 1,028 receiving yards.

Barry Sanders rushed for a team-leading 1,491 yards for Detroit.

Mark Carrier, Ron Rice and Bryant Westbrook each intercepted 3 opponent throws. Robert Porcher topped the defensive unit with 11.5 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 42 sacks.

Bobby Ross coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Charlie Batch30317357.121787.2113.662.0983722283.5
Frank Reich1106357.37687.054.543.64141878.9
Scott Mitchell753850.74526.011.334.04442857.2
John Jett100.
Totals48927456.033986.9173.5132.798 45268


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Barry Sanders34314914.373 4
Charlie Batch412295.617 1
Ron Rivers191025.436 1
Tommy Vardell18372.117 6
Germane Crowell13535.035 0
Scott Mitchell7304.317 0
Cory Schlesinger5173.40
Johnnie Morton11111.011 0
Frank Reich630.50
Totals44119554.473 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herman Moore8298312.036 5
Johnnie Morton69102814.998 2
Barry Sanders372897.844 0
Germane Crowell2546418.668 3
Walter Rasby151197.917 1
Tommy Vardell1414310.231 1
David Sloan1114613.333 1
Brian Stablein78011.415 0
Tommie Boyd45213.019 1
Pete Chryplewicz4205.02
Ron Rivers35819.338 0
Cory Schlesinger3165.31
Totals274339812.498 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jason Hanson292793.1332987.9114


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
John Jett66289243.860
John Kidd1352040.054
Jason Hanson39431.336

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Fair301896.323 0
Kevin Abrams2126.016 0
Tommie Boyd4112.80
Totals362125.923 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Fair51142828.0105 2
Tommie Boyd816320.426 0
Jerris McPhail67111.820 0
Tommy Vardell12323.023 0
Ron Rivers2157.50
Totals68170025.0105 2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bryant Westbrook34916.334 1
Mark Carrier33311.033 0
Ron Rice3258.325 0
George Jamison12121.021 0
Richard Jordan144.00
Rob Fredrickson100.00
Totals1213211.034 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
Jason Hanson29270114
Tommy Vardell61000042
Herman Moore500030
Barry Sanders4000024
Germane Crowell0300018
Pete Chryplewicz200012
Terry Fair0200012
Johnnie Morton0200012
Bryant Westbrook10006
Walter Rasby10006
Tommie Boyd1000006
Cory Schlesinger010006
Ron Rivers1000006
Charlie Batch10006
David Sloan10006


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