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1966 Detroit Lions (NFL) 6th place Western Conference 4-9-1 .308
Head Coach: Harry Gilmer
Quarterbacks/Offensive BacksSammy Baugh
Defensive LineCarl Brettschneider
ReceiversJohn North
Offensive LineLou Rymkus
LinebackersJoe Schmidt
Defensive SecondaryCarl Taseff
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/6/1966NMinnesota Vikings6-6TNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium38229
Thu8/11/1966HSt. Louis Cardinals14-28LDetroit, MITiger Stadium24011
Sun8/21/1966ANew York Giants7-17LNew Haven, CTYale Bowl46811
Sat8/27/1966NDallas Cowboys10-20LTulsa, OKSkelly Field31250
Thu9/1/1966HBaltimore Colts0-20LDetroit, MITiger Stadium39766
Sun9/11/1966HChicago Bears14-3WDetroit, MITiger Stadium52225
Sun9/18/1966APittsburgh Steelers3-17LPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium35473
Sun9/25/1966HAtlanta Falcons28-10WDetroit, MITiger Stadium47615
Sun10/2/1966AGreen Bay Packers14-23LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field50861
Sun10/9/1966HLos Angeles Rams7-14LDetroit, MITiger Stadium52793
Sun10/16/1966ABaltimore Colts14-45LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium60238
Sun10/23/1966ASan Francisco 49ers24-27LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium36745
Sun10/30/1966HGreen Bay Packers7-31LDetroit, MITiger Stadium56954
Sun11/6/1966AChicago Bears10-10TChicago, ILWrigley Field47041
Sun11/13/1966AMinnesota Vikings32-31WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium43939
Sun11/20/1966HBaltimore Colts20-14WDetroit, MITiger Stadium52383
Thu11/24/1966HSan Francisco 49ers14-41LDetroit, MITiger Stadium53189
Sun12/4/1966ALos Angeles Rams3-23LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum40039
Sun12/11/1966HMinnesota Vikings16-28LDetroit, MITiger Stadium43023
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
50Mike AlfordC6-323523Auburn120
76Roger BrownRDT6-529829Maryland-Eastern Shore14
59Ernie ClarkLLB6-122229Michigan State14
52Bill CodyLB6-122522Auburn1
89Gail CogdillSE6-220029Washington State14
45Bobby FeltsHB6-220524Florida A&M10
54Ed FlanaganC6-324622Purdue1414
80Jim GibbonsTE6-222030Iowa7
75John GordyROG6-324831Tennessee14
74Larry HandRDE6-524726Appalachian State14
87John HendersonFL-SE6-319123Michigan13
67Wally HilgenbergRLB-MLB6-223024Iowa14
71Alex KarrasLDT6-224831Iowa14
46Jim KearneyDB6-220523Prairie View A&M6
66Bob KowalkowskiLOG6-324323Virginia14
88Ron KramerTE6-323431Michigan14
44Dick LeBeauRCB6-018529Ohio State14
32Joe Don LooneyRB6-123024Texas; Texas Christian; Cameron JC; Oklahoma3
53Mike LucciMLB6-223327Pittsburgh; Tennessee13
21Bruce MaherLS5-1119029Detroit Mercy14
81Bill MalinchakSE6-119422Indiana140
31Amos MarshHB6-021827Oregon State14
83Jerry MazzantiRDE-LDE6-324026Arkansas13
78Darris McCordLDE6-425033Tennessee13
24Bruce McLennaFB6-322525Michigan; Hillsdale9
18Tom MyersQB6-018823Northwestern1
35Tom NowatzkeFB6-322924Indiana14
16Milt PlumQB6-120531Penn State66
47Wayne RasmussenRS6-217924South Dakota State14
49Johnnie RobinsonDB6-220522Tennessee State14
82Jerry RushRDT6-426524Michigan State11
70Daryl SandersLOT6-524825Ohio State1414
73Roger ShoalsLOT-ROT6-425628Maryland14
51Lou SlabyLLB6-223525Pittsburgh13
43Bobby SmithCB6-019328Compton CC; UCLA14
72J.D. SmithROT6-525030Rice14
25Pat StudstillFL-P6-117628Houston14
14Karl SweetanQB6-120324Texas A&M; Navarro JC; Wake Forest108
27Bobby ThompsonLCB5-1017927Compton CC; Arizona14
34Jim ToddFB5-1119523Ball State10
60Doug Van HornROG6-224522Ohio State140
48Tommy VaughnS5-1119223Iowa State13
55Wayne WalkerRLB-K6-222530Idaho13
40Willie WalkerFL6-320024Coahoma CC; Tennessee State9
1Garo YepremianK5-817222none90
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Nick Eddy224HBNotre DameFuture
Bill Malinchak339EIndiana
Doug Van Horn455GOhio Statefrom NYG
Willie Walker459FLTennessee State
Bill Cody567LBAuburnfrom PIT
Wayne DeSutter687TWestern Illinoisfrom MIN
Johnnie Robinson7103ETennessee State
John Pincavage8117HBVirginia
Dick Cunningham9136GArkansasFuture
Bruce Yates10148TAuburnfrom MIN
Tom Brigham10150DEWisconsin
Jack O'Billovich11164LBOregon State
Randy Winkler12178TTarleton StateFuture
Bill Maselter13192TWisconsin
Denis Moore14211TSouthern CaliforniaFuture
Bill Sullivan15225DEWest Virginia
Jerry Gendron16239EWisconsin-Eau Claire
Ralph Dunlap17253DEBaylor
Bill Johnson18267EWest Alabama
Bob Baier19286TSimpson
Allen Smith20300HBFindlayFuture
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals24842672
Opponents Totals74857583
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals2167312617/ %/ %82931
Opponents Totals24010910823/ %/ %61564
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Garo Yepremian01111100.0132259.1050
Tom Nowatzke70000042
Pat Studstill50000030
Amos Marsh30000018
Wayne Walker01111100.02825.0017
Bobby Felts20000012
Gail Cogdill1000006
Jim Gibbons1000006
Joe Don Looney1000006
Mike Lucci1000006
Johnnie Robinson1000006
Karl Sweetan1000006
Milt Plum011100.00001
Team Totals232323100.0153050.00206
Opponents Totals383838100.0173154.80317
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Wayne Walker2825.01/10/10/11/50/0
Garo Yepremian132259.13/45/54/51/70/1
Team Totals153050.04/55/64/62/120/1
Opponents Totals173154.88/3/3/3/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Nowatzke1515123.4216
Amos Marsh1344333.2273
Karl Sweetan342196.4341
Bobby Felts34832.4142
Milt Plum12594.9150
Bruce McLenna16513.2190
Joe Don Looney8425.3241
Pat Studstill22010.0150
Jim Todd263.030
Willie Walker144.040
Team Totals39414293.62713
Opponents Totals47920064.216
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Milt Plum1468256.2519436.511.56342.7138.91110384047.8
Karl Sweetan30915750.813818095.911.599t41.3144.524225158454.3
Tom Myers100.0000.000.01100.00000.0
Team Totals45623952.418927526.011.599t81.8286.135328242451.2
Opponents Totals36321057.912927027.412.9195.2246.634294240871.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Pat Studstill67126618.999t5
Tom Nowatzke543165.9251
Gail Cogdill474118.7211
Ron Kramer3743211.7680
Amos Marsh121119.3200
John Henderson612120.2530
Bill Malinchak5346.8130
Joe Don Looney4246.0180
Bruce McLenna3134.380
Bobby Felts210.510
Willie Walker12121.0210
Jim Gibbons122.02t1
Team Totals239275211.599t8
Opponents Totals210270212.919
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Mike Lucci511823.663t1
Bruce Maher59018.0560
Dick LeBeau46616.5370
Bobby Thompson45213.0260
Wayne Rasmussen3144.780
Tommy Vaughn11616.0160
Ernie Clark177.070
Wayne Walker133.030
Team Totals2436615.363t1
Opponents Totals2840914.63
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Pat Studstill72295641.166098
Team Totals72295641.166098
Opponents Totals71292141.1396
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy Vaughn1831799.9630
Johnnie Robinson13718514.279t1
Jim Todd52122.4100
Bobby Felts212010.0160
Team Totals381339610.479t1
Opponents Totals27983.60
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy Vaughn2359525.9630
Bobby Felts2039219.6320
Johnnie Robinson612721.2320
Jim Todd310535.0490
Joe Don Looney37525.00
Lou Slaby11414.0140
Jerry Mazzanti188.080
Mike Alford100.000
Team Totals58131622.7630
Opponents Totals45100422.30
Team Totals34.0294.0Opponents Totals35.0328.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Mike Alford100000
Ernie Clark0001100
Gail Cogdill0010130
Bobby Felts200000
John Gordy0010100
Alex Karras0004400
Bruce Maher00011210
Amos Marsh510100
Darris McCord0001100
Tom Nowatzke600000
Milt Plum210100
Wayne Rasmussen0002200
Johnnie Robinson400000
Jerry Rush0010110
Pat Studstill300000
Karl Sweetan6505-80
Jim Todd200000
Doug Van Horn0011200
Tommy Vaughn211200
Team Totals3321121123170
Opponents Totals1911821290
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