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1977 Detroit Lions (NFL) 3rd place National Football Conference Central Division 6-8-0 .429
Head Coach: Tommy Hudspeth
Offensive Assistant/Assistant Special TeamsBill Belichick
Special TeamsDon Doll
LinebackersRollie Dotsch
Offensive BacksWally English
Quarterbacks/ReceiversEd Hughes
Defensive BacksBurnie Miller
Offensive LineJohn Payne
Strength and Conditioning/Special TeamsFloyd Reese
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive LineFritz Shurmur
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/6/1977HKansas City Chiefs17-0WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome52309
Sat8/13/1977ABuffalo Bills10-17LOrchard Park, NYRich Stadium27565
Sun8/21/1977HCincinnati Bengals13-17LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome50617
Sat8/27/1977ASeattle Seahawks16-14WSeattle, WAKingdome56345
Fri9/2/1977ABaltimore Colts10-21LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium40695
Fri9/9/1977HCleveland Browns24-20WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome49168
Sun9/18/1977AChicago Bears20-30LChicago, ILSoldier Field51530
Sun9/25/1977HNew Orleans Saints23-19WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome51458
Sun10/2/1977HPhiladelphia Eagles17-13WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome56877
Sun10/9/1977AMinnesota Vikings7-14LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium45860
Sun10/16/1977HGreen Bay Packers10-6WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome78452
Sun10/23/1977ASan Francisco 49ers7-28LSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park39392
Sun10/30/1977ADallas Cowboys0-37LIrving, TXTexas Stadium63160
Sun11/6/1977HSan Diego Chargers20-0WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome72559
Sun11/13/1977AAtlanta Falcons6-17LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium47461
Sun11/20/1977HTampa Bay Buccaneers16-7WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome49751
Thu11/24/1977HChicago Bears14-31LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome71373
Sun12/4/1977AGreen Bay Packers9-10LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field56267
Sun12/11/1977ABaltimore Colts13-10WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium45124
Sat12/17/1977HMinnesota Vikings21-30LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome78572
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
60Gary AndersonROG6-325022Stanford131
20Lem BarneyRCB-FS6-118932Jackson State1212
89Luther BlueWR5-1118023Iowa State144
62Lynn BodenROG6-526324South Dakota State1313
73Russ BolingerLOG6-525423UC Riverside; Long Beach State1414
43Andy BoltonRB6-120523Fisk140
24Dexter BusseyRB6-120525Oklahoma; Texas-Arlington84
16Gary DanielsonQB6-219526Purdue132
58Tony DaykinLB6-122022Georgia Tech140
78Doug EnglishRDT6-525624Texas1414
76Rocky FreitasROT6-626732Oregon State33
74Larry HandDT6-524737Appalachian State140
71Craig HertwigROT6-827025Georgia1414
81David HillTE6-224023Texas A&M-Kingsville1412
86J.D. HillWR6-120229Arizona State1110
17Mitch HoopesP6-120724Arizona10
44Marv HubbardRB6-122431Colgate130
28James HunterLCB6-219523Grambling State1414
45Ray JarvisWR6-019728Norfolk State1410
26Dick JauronFS6-019027Yale149
23Levi JohnsonFS6-319627Texas A&M-Kingsville32
32Rick KaneRB6-020023Oregon; San Jose State146
25Horace KingRB5-1020524Georgia1414
11Greg LandryQB6-420531Massachusetts1111
87Bill LarsonTE6-422524Pratt CC; Colorado State121
52Jim LaslavicMLB6-223726Penn State144
68Mark MarkovichROG6-525525Penn State44
54Mike McGrawLB6-222524Wyoming10
12Steve Mike-MayerK6-018030Maryland140
83Jim MitchellRDE6-324729Virginia State97
64Mel MitchellC6-226024Tennessee State90
63Jon MorrisC6-424735Holy Cross1414
50Paul NaumoffLLB6-121832Tennessee1312
55Ed O'NeilMLB-RLB6-323525Penn State1411
80Herb OrvisLDT6-524831Colorado1414
34Eddie PaytonRB5-817526Jackson State80
42Reggie PinkneySS6-018722East Carolina111
72Ernie PriceRDE6-424527Texas A&M-Kingsville126
14Joe ReedQB6-119529Baylor; Mississippi State31
31Randy RichDB5-1018124New Mexico20
88Charlie SandersTE6-422531Minnesota106
82Ken SandersLDE6-524227Howard Payne1111
79Dave SimonsonOT6-624825Minnesota70
10Wilbur SummersP6-422023Louisville130
57Garth Ten NapelLLB6-221523Texas A&M142
39Leonard ThompsonRB5-1119025Arizona Western JC; Oklahoma State143
59Charlie WeaverRLB6-222528Arizona Western JC; Southern California1413
40Charlie WestSS6-119031Angelo State; Texas-El Paso1313
Tom WickertOT6-425225Washington State10
21Walt WilliamsRCB6-118523Ashland; New Mexico State146
77John WoodcockLDE6-325723New Mexico; Hawaii144
75Jim YarbroughLOT6-626131Florida1311
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Walt Williams242DBNew Mexico State
Rick Kane369RBSan Jose State
Luther Blue496WRIowa State
Ron Crosby5114LBPenn Statefrom SEA
Reggie Pinkney6166DBEast Carolinafrom MIN/NE
Tim Black7179LBBaylor
Mark Griffin8209TNorth Carolina
Steve Mathieson9236QBFlorida State
Gary Anderson10263GStanford
Tony Daykin11293LBGeorgia Tech
Dave Greenwood12320G-CIowa State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals34294773
Opponents Totals48955653
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals21894103217922635.086692
Opponents Totals20693103107420635.988770
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Steve Mike-Mayer0192190.581942.1043
Dexter Bussey50000030
Rick Kane40000024
David Hill20000012
Eddie Payton20000012
Leonard Thompson20000012
Luther Blue1000006
J.D. Hill1000006
Marv Hubbard1000006
Ray Jarvis1000006
Horace King1000006
Ed O'Neil1000006
Reggie Pinkney1000006
Charlie Sanders1000006
Doug English0000012
(Team)0020.00000
Team Totals23192382.681942.11183
Opponents Totals31283190.3122450.01252
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Steve Mike-Mayer81942.10/02/53/73/70/0
Team Totals81942.10/02/53/73/70/0
Opponents Totals122450.00/05/66/101/60/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Horace King1555213.4351
Rick Kane1244213.4354
Dexter Bussey853384.0314
Marv Hubbard381503.9161
Greg Landry25994.0130
Leonard Thompson31912.916t1
Gary Danielson7628.9160
Eddie Payton4133.3140
David Hill4102.5140
Andy Bolton341.320
Joe Reed133.030
Wilbur Summers100.000
Luther Blue1-6-6.0-60
Team Totals47917063.63511
Opponents Totals52119053.78213
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Greg Landry24013556.39813595.710.13962.572.934302105768.7
Gary Danielson1004242.0534454.510.66111.055.096438138.1
Joe Reed401332.5231503.811.52600.0410.01175755.2
Wilbur Summers11100.0055.05.0500.000.000587.5
David Hill100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Eddie Payton100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Leonard Thompson100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals38419149.717719595.110.36171.8164.254441151853.5
Opponents Totals30216153.312221237.013.275t144.6196.332256186765.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Horace King402386.0300
David Hill3246514.5612
Ray Jarvis2835312.6281
J.D. Hill2424710.323t1
Rick Kane1818610.3200
Charlie Sanders1417012.1241
Dexter Bussey1111610.5391
Luther Blue89011.3211
Leonard Thompson7426.0180
Marv Hubbard6366.090
Eddie Payton2105.0140
Andy Bolton166.060
Team Totals191195910.3617
Opponents Totals161212313.275t14
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
James Hunter610417.3260
Dick Jauron35518.3280
Lem Barney3279.0220
Reggie Pinkney26130.548t1
Levi Johnson25125.5320
Jim Laslavic11414.0140
Charlie West177.070
Charlie Weaver100.000
Team Totals1931916.848t1
Opponents Totals1620712.9501
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Wilbur Summers93342036.851156457286330.5
Mitch Hoopes623539.2481107813719.6
Team Totals101365536.251266535300029.7
Opponents Totals87343939.570345
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Eddie Payton27027310.187t1
Dick Jauron118413.7120
Randy Rich21189.0130
Rick Kane111313.0130
Luther Blue1000.000
Lem Barney0200
Horace King0100
Team Totals42133458.287t1
Opponents Totals62165358.670t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Eddie Payton1845725.498t1
Rick Kane1637623.5330
Andy Bolton68614.3260
Leonard Thompson58416.8240
Randy Rich57314.6190
James Hunter49523.8300
Luther Blue12424.0240
Marv Hubbard11818.0180
Lynn Boden11414.0140
John Woodcock11212.0120
Team Totals58123921.498t1
Opponents Totals3374122.5440
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Gary Anderson0011200
Lem Barney00022490
Luther Blue111200
Andy Bolton0020200
Dexter Bussey200000
Gary Danielson0001100
Doug English0001100
David Hill110100
Marv Hubbard100000
James Hunter0002200
Ray Jarvis0010100
Dick Jauron00033110
Rick Kane1021300
Horace King200000
Greg Landry200000
Mark Markovich1000-130
Jon Morris1101-70
Ed O'Neil00022521
Eddie Payton310100
Ernie Price0001100
Joe Reed100000
Randy Rich100000
Charlie Weaver0001100
John Woodcock0010100
Team Totals2615111627921
Opponents Totals32161314271
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