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1975 Detroit Lions (NFL) 2nd place National Football Conference Central Division 7-7-0 .500
Head Coach: Rick Forzano
Offensive LineBruce Beatty
ReceiversRaymond Berry
interior LineJoe Bugel
Defensive BacksJimmy Carr
Special TeamsRey Dempsey
Offensive BacksWally English
LinebackersJerry Glanville
Strength and ConditioningFloyd Reese
Defensive LineFritz Shurmur
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/10/1975AOakland Raiders0-34LBerkeley, CAMemorial Stadium52524
Sat8/16/1975AMiami Dolphins14-20LMiami, FLOrange Bowl52923
Sat8/23/1975HKansas City Chiefs27-24WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome62094
Fri8/29/1975AWashington Redskins13-34LWashington, DCRFK Stadium17304
Sat9/6/1975HCincinnati Bengals14-22LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome58307
Sat9/13/1975ACleveland Browns27-24WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium32341
Sun9/21/1975AGreen Bay Packers30-16WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium50781
Sun9/28/1975AAtlanta Falcons17-14WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium45218
Mon10/6/1975HDallas Cowboys10-36LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome79384
Sun10/12/1975HChicago Bears27-7WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome73477
Sun10/19/1975AMinnesota Vikings19-25LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium47872
Sun10/26/1975AHouston Oilers8-24LHouston, TXAstrodome46904
Sun11/2/1975ASan Francisco 49ers28-17WSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park43209
Sun11/9/1975HCleveland Browns21-10WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome74653
Sun11/16/1975HGreen Bay Packers13-10WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome76356
Sun11/23/1975AKansas City Chiefs21-24LOTKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium55161
Thu11/27/1975HLos Angeles Rams0-20LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome69552
Sun12/7/1975AChicago Bears21-25LChicago, ILSoldier Field37772
Sun12/14/1975HMinnesota Vikings17-10WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome72742
Sun12/21/1975HSt. Louis Cardinals13-24LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome64272
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
51Larry BallLB6'623526Louisville14
20Lem BarneyLCB6'118930Jackson State1010
62Lynn BodenLOG6'526322South Dakota State1412
43Marlin BriscoeWR5'1017830Nebraska-Omaha88
24Dexter BusseyRB6'120523Oklahoma; Texas-Arlington1313
10Jack ConcannonQB6'320332Boston College70
29Ben DavisLCB5'1118330Defiance113
68Guy DennisOG6'225428Florida120
32Lenny DunlapLCB6'119526Kilgore JC; North Texas60
78Doug EnglishDT6'525622Texas140
44George FarmerWR6'421427UCLA62
89Dennis FranklinWR6'118522Michigan42
76Rocky FreitasROT6'626730Oregon State1414
74Larry HandRDT6'524735Appalachian State1414
58Mike HenniganLB6'221024Tennessee Tech4
71Craig HertwigOT6'827023Georgia90
60Richard HicksC6'425024Los Angeles Southwest JC; West Los Angeles JC; Humboldt State140
30Jim HooksRB5'1122525Central Oklahoma120
70Billy HowardRDE6'425525Alcorn State1312
45Ray JarvisWR6'019726Norfolk State1414
26Dick JauronFS6'019025Yale1010
23Levi JohnsonRCB6'319625Texas A&M-Kingsville1414
64Gordon JolleyLOG6'523026Utah22
25Horace KingRB5'1020522Georgia140
66Bob KowalkowskiROG6'324332Virginia1414
11Greg LandryQB6'420529Massachusetts63
52Jim LaslavicMLB6'223724Penn State1413
12Errol MannK6'020234North Dakota140
81John McMakinTE6'322525Clemson112
83Jim MitchellDE6'324727Virginia State142
63Jon MorrisC6'424733Holy Cross1414
19Bill MunsonQB6'220334Foothill JC; Utah State53
50Paul NaumoffLLB6'121830Tennessee1414
55Ed O'NeilRLB6'323523Penn State146
80Herb OrvisLDT6'524829Colorado1414
72Ernie PriceDE6'424525Texas A&M-Kingsville130
15Alan PringleK6'019523Rice10
14Joe ReedQB6'119527Baylor; Mississippi State108
88Charlie SandersTE6'422529Minnesota1312
82Ken SandersLDE6'524225Howard Payne1414
86Jon StaggersWR5'1018627Missouri50
42Altie TaylorRB5'1019928Diablo Valley JC; Utah State1414
33Bobby ThompsonRB5'1119528Arizona Western JC; Oklahoma140
39Leonard ThompsonRB5'1119023Arizona Western JC; Oklahoma State141
59Charlie WeaverRLB6'222526Arizona Western JC; Southern California128
18Herman WeaverP6'421027Tennessee140
28Mike WegerFS6'219330Bowling Green State134
40Charlie WestSS6'119029Angelo State; Texas-El Paso1414
75Jim YarbroughLOT6'626129Florida1313
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Lynn Boden113GSouth Dakota State
Doug English238DTTexas
Craig Hertwig494TGeorgia
Fred Cooper6138DBPurduefrom NO
Horace King6141RBGeorgiafrom NE
Dennis Franklin6144QB-WRMichigan
Mike Murphy7169WRDrake
Leonard Thompson8194RBOklahoma State
Steve Strinko9219LBMichigan
Brad Boyd10250TELouisiana State
Steve Myers11275GOhio State
Andre Roundtree12300LBIowa State
Jim Smith13325RBNorth Carolina Central
Jim McMillan14350QBBoise State
Rudy Green15375RBYale
Les Chaves16406DBKansas State
Mack Lancaster17431GTulsa
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals544961810
Opponents Totals475395343
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals241111111198623536.695838
Opponents Totals235100116196619533.895784
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Errol Mann0252986.2142166.7067
Marlin Briscoe40000024
Dexter Bussey40000024
Ray Jarvis40000024
Altie Taylor40000024
Charlie Sanders30000018
Horace King20000012
Jon Staggers20000012
Larry Ball1000006
Ben Davis1000006
Levi Johnson1000006
Ed O'Neil1000006
Joe Reed1000006
Bobby Thompson1000006
Ernie Price0000012
(Team)0000012
Team Totals29252986.2142166.72245
Opponents Totals31263183.9162369.61262
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Errol Mann142166.71/16/64/93/50/0
Team Totals142166.71/16/64/93/50/0
Opponents Totals162369.60/08/116/82/40/0
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Dexter Bussey1576964.432t2
Altie Taylor1956383.3244
Bobby Thompson512685.346t1
Horace King612604.3262
Joe Reed341935.7221
Greg Landry20924.6140
Jon Staggers22613.0140
Ray Jarvis100.000
Marlin Briscoe2-3-1.560
Bill Munson4-3-0.820
Jim Hooks4-8-2.030
Leonard Thompson1-12-12.0-120
Team Totals53221474.046t10
Opponents Totals48019294.057t12
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Joe Reed1918645.09511816.213.765t94.7105.214119106259.3
Greg Landry563155.4254037.213.03611.800.01712927484.2
Bill Munson1096559.6426265.79.63254.621.886556183.4
Jack Concannon2150.013015.030.03000.000.0192195.8
Marlin Briscoe200.0200.000.000.000039.6
Horace King100.0100.000.000.011-139.6
Herman Weaver100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals36218350.616722406.212.265t154.1123.341323191770.0
Opponents Totals36018150.315923776.613.156t164.4205.638306207163.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Sanders3748613.1323
Ray Jarvis2950117.3624
Marlin Briscoe2234715.859t4
Altie Taylor211115.3170
Bobby Thompson191226.4220
Dexter Bussey1417512.565t2
Jon Staggers1417412.4232
Horace King13816.2220
George Farmer68614.3220
Dennis Franklin510921.8360
John McMakin24321.5300
Jim Hooks155.050
Team Totals183224012.265t15
Opponents Totals181237713.156t16
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Lem Barney5234.6130
Dick Jauron4399.8380
Levi Johnson37123.7450
Jim Laslavic2126.0100
Paul Naumoff2115.590
Ben Davis16767.067t1
Larry Hand13838.0380
Charlie Weaver13131.0310
Mike Weger12323.0230
Team Totals2031515.867t1
Opponents Totals12826.8290
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Herman Weaver80336142.0611
Errol Mann13434.0340
Team Totals81339541.9611524
Opponents Totals80295837.0675328
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie West22821910.0430
Lem Barney838010.0300
Dick Jauron61294.8100
Team Totals36123289.1430
Opponents Totals41552412.852t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Thompson2256525.7420
Leonard Thompson1227122.6330
Horace King611719.5290
Mike Weger34214.0200
Charlie West24120.5250
Dexter Bussey23819.0220
Jim Hooks284.080
Lenny Dunlap11919.0190
Mike Hennigan11313.0130
Guy Dennis100.000
Team Totals52111421.4420
Opponents Totals53108420.5490
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Lem Barney00011740
Lynn Boden0010100
Marlin Briscoe100000
Dexter Bussey730300
Ben Davis0002230
Lenny Dunlap0001100
Richard Hicks2000-270
Jim Hooks0010100
Billy Howard0001100
Ray Jarvis100000
Dick Jauron0002240
Levi Johnson1011160
Horace King100000
Greg Landry4202-90
Jim Laslavic0001100
Bill Munson201100
Paul Naumoff0001150
Ed O'Neil00022491
Herb Orvis0002200
Joe Reed300000
Charlie Sanders100000
Altie Taylor300000
Leonard Thompson200000
Charlie Weaver0001100
Herman Weaver0020200
Mike Weger0001100
Team Totals2819917261151
Opponents Totals30171018281
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