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1957 Detroit Lions (NFL) 1st place Western Conference 8-4-0 .667
Head Coach: George Wilson
Offensive BacksRed Cochran
LineAldo Forte
Offensive EndsBob Nussbaumer
DefenseGarrard Ramsey
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed8/14/1957HCleveland Browns20-10WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium40510
Fri8/23/1957NPhiladelphia Eagles34-27WToledo, OHGlass Bowl12077
Sat8/31/1957NWashington Redskins31-14WBirmingham, ALLegion Field15000
Sun9/8/1957NPittsburgh Steelers14-20LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium20630
Sat9/14/1957ACleveland Browns7-23LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium34369
Sun9/22/1957HNew York Giants0-17LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium30159
Sun9/29/1957ABaltimore Colts14-34LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium40112
Sun10/6/1957AGreen Bay Packers24-14WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium32120
Sun10/13/1957HLos Angeles Rams10-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55914
Sun10/20/1957HBaltimore Colts31-27WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55764
Sun10/27/1957ALos Angeles Rams17-35LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum77314
Sun11/3/1957ASan Francisco 49ers31-35LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium59702
Sun11/10/1957APhiladelphia Eagles27-16WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium29302
Sun11/17/1957HSan Francisco 49ers31-10WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium56915
Sun11/24/1957HChicago Bears7-27LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55749
Thu11/28/1957HGreen Bay Packers18-6WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium54301
Sun12/8/1957HCleveland Browns20-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55814
Sun12/15/1957AChicago Bears21-13WChicago, ILWrigley Field41088
Sun12/22/1957ASan Francisco 49ers31-27WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium60118Western Conference Playoff
Sun12/29/1957HCleveland Browns59-14WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium58263League Championship
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
50Charlie AneROT-C6-226026Compton CC; Southern California1212
41Terry BarrRDH6-018922Michigan120
12Marv BrownOHB5-815027Tarleton State JC; Texas A&M-Commerce40
67Stan CampbellLOG-ROG6-022627Iowa State125
40Howard CassadyROH-LOH5-1018323Ohio State128
24Jack ChristiansenLS6-119029Colorado State1211
76Lou CreekmurLOT-LOG6-424630William & Mary1212
68Gene CroninRDE-LDT-LOG6-222924Sacramento CC; Pacific125
25Jimmy DavidLDH5-1017830Colorado State1212
87Dorne DibbleLOE-ROE6-219528Michigan State122
83Jim DoranLOE-ROE6-220130Iowa State1212
52Frank GatskiC6-223336Marshall; Auburn1212
26Gene GedmanLOH-ROH5-1119525Indiana1010
75John GordyROG6-324822Tennessee129
82Leon HartFB-LOH6-525729Notre Dame111
35John Henry JohnsonFB6-221028St. Mary's (California); Arizona State1210
88Steve JunkerROE-LOE6-321722Xavier (Ohio)128
21Carl KarilivaczRDH6-018827Syracuse1212
70Ray KrouseLDT6-326330Maryland1212
28Yale LaryRS6-018727Texas A&M1212
22Bobby LayneQB-K6-120131Texas115
86Bob LongLLB6-323223UCLA129
43Gary LoweLS5-1119623Michigan State71
72Gil MainsRDE-RDT6-224328Murray State1212
47Jim MartinLLB-MLB-K6-222733Notre Dame123
78Darris McCordLDE6-425024Tennessee1212
84Dave MiddletonLOE-ROE6-119424Auburn83
74Bob MillerRDT-LDT6-324228Virginia127
79Gerry PerryLDE-LDT6-423727Pepperdine; Compton CC; California120
80Jerry ReichowROH-ROE6-221723Iowa125
18Tobin RoteQB6-321129Rice127
73Ken RussellROT-LOT6-325322Bowling Green State100
56Joe SchmidtMLB6-122025Pittsburgh1212
66Harley SewellLOG6-123026Texas1010
30Tom TracyFB-LOH5-920523Tennessee91
57Roger ZatkoffRLB6-221626Michigan1212
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bill Glass112GBaylor
John Gordy224TTennessee
Terry Barr336BMichigan
Steve Junker448EXavier (Ohio)
John Barrow559GFlorida
Ken Russell671TBowling Green State
Gerry Leahy783EColorado
Dave Liddick895TGeorge Washington
John Nikkel9107ETexas Christian
Tom Rychlec10119EAmerican International
Carl Osterloh11131CMissouri
Charlie O'Brien12143EValparaiso
Bill West13155BEastern Oregon
Phil Smith14167BJacksonville State
Gene Alderton15179CMaryland
Hillmer Olson16191CVirginia Tech
Jack Kemp17203QBOccidental
Jay Weenig18215GBrigham Young
Bob Gunderman19227EVirginia
Alex Lazzerino20239TSouth Carolina
Dudley Meredith21251TLamar
Tom Schulte22263EEastern Kentucky
George Gillar23275BTexas A&M
Joe Scales24287BVanderbilt
Carl Johnson25299BSouth Dakota
Ed Muelhaupt26311GIowa State
Dick Trafas27323ESt. Thomas (Minnesota)
Joe Bob Smith28335BHouston
Hugh Martin29347GPomona-Pitzer
Mike Shill30358TFurman
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals41715386
Opponents Totals37953762
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2211031051365673
Opponents Totals198811001765577
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bobby Layne02525100.061154.5043
Howard Cassady60000036
Jim Doran50000030
John Henry Johnson50000030
Jim Martin055100.071450.0026
Steve Junker40000024
Gene Gedman30000018
Jerry Reichow30000018
Dave Middleton20000012
Jack Christiansen1000006
Tobin Rote1000006
Gerry Perry0000012
Team Totals303030100.0132552.01251
Opponents Totals29272993.1101758.80231
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bobby Layne61154.54/2/0/0/0/
Jim Martin71450.02/2/1/2/0/
Team Totals132552.06/4/1/2/0/
Opponents Totals101758.83/6/2/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
John Henry Johnson1296214.8625
Tobin Rote703665.2231
Gene Gedman672784.1593
Howard Cassady732503.4573
Leon Hart24994.1150
Bobby Layne24994.1210
Tom Tracy16462.9170
Yale Lary13232.0320
Jerry Reichow294.570
Marv Brown263.030
Dorne Dibble155.050
Team Totals40918114.46212
Opponents Totals40615213.713
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bobby Layne1798748.68011696.513.465t63.4126.7110105953.0
Tobin Rote1777642.99110706.014.148116.2105.68798360.2
Yale Lary100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Gene Gedman200.0200.000.000.013-1339.6
Jerry Reichow200.0200.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals36116345.217622396.213.765t174.7226.1210202955.9
Opponents Totals29016356.210220997.212.9155.2258.6255184460.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Doran3362418.965t5
Howard Cassady2532513.0483
Steve Junker2230513.9324
John Henry Johnson201417.1160
Dave Middleton1829416.3562
Jerry Reichow1721512.632t3
Gene Gedman1013513.5470
Dorne Dibble812115.1230
Tom Tracy6244.070
Leon Hart45513.8220
Team Totals163223913.765t17
Opponents Totals163209912.915
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jack Christiansen1013713.7521
Carl Karilivacz55410.8300
Jimmy David3206.7170
Yale Lary26432.0630
Jim Martin12222.0220
Joe Schmidt188.080
Bob Long133.030
Gary Lowe133.030
Terry Barr100.000
Team Totals2531112.4631
Opponents Totals2229213.31
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Yale Lary54215639.966054
Team Totals54215639.96605438.9
Opponents Totals55225040.9200
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Yale Lary251395.6360
Terry Barr9333.7180
Marv Brown3165.3150
Jack Christiansen3124.080
Carl Karilivacz100.000
Team Totals412004.9360
Opponents Totals33541.60
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Howard Cassady1023223.2370
Terry Barr915317.0270
Gene Gedman615826.3450
Marv Brown610617.7230
Jack Christiansen48020.0220
Gerry Perry11818.0180
Gene Cronin100.000
Team Totals3774720.2450
Opponents Totals47104422.20
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Charlie Ane0011200
Terry Barr111200
Stan Campbell0010100
Howard Cassady320200
Lou Creekmur0010100
Jimmy David0002260
Jim Doran0020200
Gene Gedman110120
Leon Hart100000
John Henry Johnson910100
Carl Karilivacz1022160
Yale Lary212300
Bobby Layne320200
Bob Long0002200
Gary Lowe110100
Jim Martin0002200
Darris McCord0001100
Dave Middleton0010100
Bob Miller0001130
Gerry Perry0001100
Tobin Rote600000
Joe Schmidt0001150
Harley Sewell0010100
Tom Tracy100000
Roger Zatkoff0002200
Team Totals2913161834320
Opponents Totals28181013230
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