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1958 Detroit Lions (NFL) 5th place Western Conference 4-7-1 .364
Head Coach: George Wilson
BackfieldRed Cochran
EndsBob Dove
LineAldo Forte
Coaches AssistantBob Nussbaumer
DefenseGarrard Ramsey
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/15/1958ACollege All-Stars19-35LChicago, ILSoldier Field70000
Fri8/22/1958HCleveland Browns17-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium36662
Fri8/29/1958HNew York Giants26-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium33090
Fri9/5/1958NChicago Bears17-24LDallas, TXCotton Bowl40000
Sat9/13/1958NPhiladelphia Eagles24-31LNorman, OKOklahoma Memorial Stadium61000
Sat9/20/1958ACleveland Browns7-41LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium35543
Sun9/28/1958ABaltimore Colts15-28LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium48377
Sun10/5/1958AGreen Bay Packers13-13TGreen Bay, WICity Stadium32053
Sun10/12/1958HLos Angeles Rams28-42LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55648
Sun10/19/1958HBaltimore Colts14-40LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55190
Sun10/26/1958ALos Angeles Rams41-24WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum81703
Sun11/2/1958ASan Francisco 49ers21-24LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium59213
Sun11/9/1958ACleveland Browns30-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium75563
Sun11/16/1958HSan Francisco 49ers35-21WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium54253
Sun11/23/1958HChicago Bears7-20LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55280
Thu11/27/1958HGreen Bay Packers24-14WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium50971
Sun12/7/1958HNew York Giants17-19LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium50115
Sun12/14/1958AChicago Bears16-21LChicago, ILWrigley Field38346
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
50Charlie AneC6'226027Compton CC; Southern California1212
41Terry BarrRDH6'018923Michigan1212
67Stan CampbellROG6'022628Iowa State1210
40Howard CassadyROH-LOH5'1018324Ohio State108
24Jack ChristiansenRS6'119030Colorado State1010
76Lou CreekmurLOT6'424631William & Mary1212
85Gene CroninRDE-RDT6'222925Sacramento CC; Pacific1212
25Jimmy DavidLDH5'1017831Colorado State1212
83Jim DoranLOE6'220131Iowa State98
26Gene GedmanLOH-FB-ROH5'1119526Indiana118
87Jim GibbonsROE6'222022Iowa128
53Bill GlassC-RDT6'525223Baylor121
64Doug HoglandROG-LOG6'323927Oregon State102
35John Henry JohnsonFB6'221029St. Mary's (California); Arizona State108
71Alex KarrasLDT6'224823Iowa128
60Karl KoepferOG6'223024Bowling Green State10
28Yale LaryLS-P6'018728Texas A&M1212
22Bobby LayneQB-K6'120132Texas21
45Danny LewisROH-LOH6'119922Wisconsin111
86Bob LongLLB-RDE-RLB6'323224UCLA1212
43Gary LoweRS5'1119624Michigan State122
72Gil MainsRDT6'224329Murray State119
47Jim MartinK6'222734Notre Dame120
78Darris McCordLDE6'425025Tennessee1212
84Dave MiddletonROH-ROE-LOE6'119425Auburn1211
74Bob MillerLDT6'324229Virginia104
14Earl MorrallQB-P6'220524Michigan State91
79Gerry PerryRDT-LDE-K6'423728Pepperdine; Compton CC; California121
87Perry RichardsLOE6'220524Detroit Mercy31
18Tobin RoteQB6'321130Rice1210
73Ken RussellROT6'325323Bowling Green State1212
81Tom RychlecROE-LOE6'222024American International120
56Joe SchmidtMLB6'122026Pittsburgh1212
66Harley SewellLOG6'123027Texas1212
55Wayne WalkerLLB6'222522Idaho121
34Ken WebbLOH-FB5'1120723Presbyterian127
23Dave WhitsellDB6'018922Indiana120
57Roger ZatkoffRLB6'221627Michigan1212
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Alex Karras110TIowa
Wayne Walker445LBIdaho
Danny Lewis673BWisconsin
Ralph Pfeifer783BKansas Statefrom SF
Hal Outten785TVirginia
Karl Koepfer892GBowling Green Statefrom PIT
Phil Blazer897TNorth Carolina
Jim Loftin9103BAlabamafrom PIT
Ben Paolucci9109TWayne State (Michigan)
Elliot Schaubach10121TWilliam & Mary
Claude Chaney11133BDayton
Hal Boutte12145ESan Jose State
Barry Maroney13157BCincinnati
Ken Webb14169BPresbyterian
John Scheldrup15179EIowa Statefrom SF
Jerry Mohlman15181BBenedictine (Kansas)
Gordon Ringquist16193TCentral Michigan
Walt Gurasich17205GSouthern California
Billy Austin18212CAuburnfrom PIT
Larry Carrier18217BKansas
Dave Bottos19229BMurray State
Bill Curry20241TWestern Kentucky
Jim Wagstaff21253BIdaho State
Buddy Nidiffer22265ESouth Carolina
Frank Destino23277BSouth Carolina
Dave Whitsell24289BIndiana
Jimmy Cook25301BAuburn
Joe Bruce26313TMiddle Tennessee State
Don Agers27325TMissouri-Rolla
Jack Pitt28337ESouth Carolina
Henry Herzog29349BKentucky
Tommy Bronson30360BTennessee
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals441086544
Opponents Totals418942104
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals19589951152513
Opponents Totals19994951052458
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Jim Martin02828100.071936.8049
Howard Cassady70000042
Gene Gedman70000042
Jim Doran40000024
Dave Middleton30000018
Tobin Rote30000018
Ken Webb30000018
Gerry Perry011100.044100.0013
Jim Gibbons20000012
Wayne Walker20000012
Terry Barr1000006
Yale Lary1000006
Bobby Layne01333.30001
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals33303390.9112347.80261
Opponents Totals36343694.481942.11276
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jim Martin71936.81/0/4/2/0/
Gerry Perry44100.03/31/10/00/00/0
Team Totals112347.84/1/4/2/0/
Opponents Totals81942.16/1/1/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tobin Rote773514.6273
John Henry Johnson562544.5190
Gene Gedman922092.3174
Howard Cassady451984.4330
Ken Webb561723.1222
Danny Lewis251315.2200
Earl Morrall7415.90
Yale Lary122.020
Dave Middleton210.520
Bobby Layne310.30
Team Totals36413603.7339
Opponents Totals40717204.219
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tobin Rote25711845.912916786.514.265t145.4103.9226145269.5
Bobby Layne261246.2121716.614.313.827.72214948.7
Earl Morrall32928.1211885.920.9412.526.33115765.1
Gene Gedman3266.7111137.055.581t133.300.000111149.3
Yale Lary100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals31914144.216421486.715.281t206.3144.4279186969.6
Opponents Totals32016752.213122557.013.5154.7226.9138211761.9
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Middleton2950617.4463
Jim Gibbons2536714.735t2
Howard Cassady2340617.781t7
Jim Doran2249522.565t4
Gene Gedman141067.624t3
Ken Webb11857.7341
Perry Richards79012.9300
John Henry Johnson7608.6180
Tom Rychlec22110.5230
Danny Lewis11212.0120
Team Totals141214815.281t20
Opponents Totals167225513.515
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Schmidt66911.5250
Yale Lary37023.3310
Terry Barr36220.7400
Jimmy David3124.070
Bob Long22814.0250
Gary Lowe22512.5250
Wayne Walker13333.033t1
Dave Whitsell12929.0290
Jack Christiansen100.000
Team Totals2232814.9401
Opponents Totals1419313.81
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Yale Lary59252442.8621
Earl Morrall12525.0250
Team Totals60254942.562115140.0
Opponents Totals55221340.2223
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Yale Lary271967.371t1
Terry Barr11232.1220
Howard Cassady341.340
Team Totals412235.471t1
Opponents Totals441513.40
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ken Webb715422.0290
Gene Gedman713118.7270
Howard Cassady612621.0390
Danny Lewis611018.3280
Terry Barr419749.386t1
Dave Whitsell36321.0230
Lou Creekmur22311.5140
Alex Karras11616.0160
Dave Middleton11515.0150
Jim Gibbons144.040
Tom Rychlec100.000
Team Totals3983921.586t1
Opponents Totals3368320.70
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Charlie Ane0010100
Terry Barr202250
Stan Campbell0010100
Howard Cassady310100
Jimmy David120200
Gene Gedman310100
Doug Hogland0011200
John Henry Johnson300000
Alex Karras00123100
Yale Lary310100
Bobby Layne110100
Danny Lewis500000
Bob Long102250
Gary Lowe0011200
Gil Mains00033180
Earl Morrall100000
Tobin Rote7303-60
Tom Rychlec0010100
Joe Schmidt212300
Harley Sewell0011200
Wayne Walker00011341
Ken Webb300000
Dave Whitsell101100
Team Totals3619171633661
Opponents Totals27161119300
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