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1958 Detroit Lions (NFL)

5th place • Western Conference • 4-7-1 .364
1958 NFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: George Wilson
Red CochranBackfield
Bob DoveEnds
Aldo ForteLine
Bob NussbaumerCoaches Assistant
Buster RamseyDefense
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
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

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Charlie Ane50C6-226027Compton JC; Southern California1212
Terry Barr41RDH6-018923Michigan1212
Stan Campbell67ROG6-022628Iowa State1210
Howard Cassady40ROH-LOH5-1018324Ohio State108
Jack Christiansen24LS6-119030Colorado State88
Lou Creekmur76LOT6-424631William & Mary1212
Gene Cronin85RDE-RDT6-222925Sacramento CC; Pacific1212
Jimmy David25LDH5-1017831Colorado State1212
Jim Doran83LOE-ROE6-220131Iowa State98
Gene Gedman26LOH-FB5-1119526Indiana118
Jim Gibbons87ROE6-222022Iowa128
Bill Glass53C-RDT6-525223Baylor111
Doug Hogland64ROG-LOG6-323927Oregon State92
John Henry Johnson35FB6-221029St. Mary's (California); Arizona State108
Alex Karras71LDT6-224823Iowa128
Karl Koepfer60OG6-223024Bowling Green State10
Yale Lary28RS-P6-018728Texas A&M1212
Bobby Layne22QB-K6-120132Texas21
Danny Lewis45ROH-LOH6-119922Wisconsin111
Bob Long86LLB-RDE-RLB6-323224UCLA1212
Gary Lowe43LS5-1119624Michigan State124
Gil Mains72RDT6-224329Murray State109
Jim Martin47K6-222734Notre Dame120
Darris McCord78LDE6-425025Tennessee1212
Dave Middleton84ROH-ROE-LOE6-119425Auburn1211
Bob Miller74LDT6-324229Virginia104
Earl Morrall14QB-P6-220524Michigan State91
Gerry Perry79RDT-LDE-K6-423728Pepperdine; Compton JC; California81
Perry Richards87LOE6-220524Detroit Mercy31
Tobin Rote18QB6-321130Rice1210
Ken Russell73ROT6-325323Bowling Green State1212
Tom Rychlec81ROE-LOE6-222024American International120
Joe Schmidt56MLB6-122026Pittsburgh1212
Harley Sewell66LOG6-123027Texas1212
Wayne Walker55LLB6-222522Idaho121
Ken Webb34LOH-FB5-1120723Presbyterian126
Dave Whitsell23DB6-018922Indiana120
Roger Zatkoff57RLB6-221627Michigan1212
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
110Alex KarrasTIowa
445Wayne WalkerLBIdaho
673Danny LewisBWisconsin
783Ralph PfeiferBKansas State
785Hal OuttenTVirginia
892Karl KoepferGBowling Green State
897Phil BlazerTNorth Carolina
9103Jim LoftinBAlabama
9109Ben PaolucciTWayne State (Michigan)
10121Elliot SchaubachTWilliam & Mary
11133Claude ChaneyBDayton
12145Hal BoutteESan Jose State
13157Barry MaroneyBCincinnati
14169Ken WebbBPresbyterian
15179John ScheldrupEIowa State
15181Jerry MohlmanBBenedictine (Kansas)
16193Gordon RingquistTCentral Michigan
17205Walt GurasichGSouthern California
18212Billy AustinCAuburn
18217Larry CarrierBKansas
19229Dave BottosBMurray State
20241Bill CurryTWestern Kentucky
21253Jim WagstaffBIdaho State
22265Buddy NidifferESouth Carolina
23277Frank DestinoBSouth Carolina
24289Dave WhitsellBIndiana
25301Jimmy CookBAuburn
26313Joe BruceTMiddle Tennessee State
27325Don AgersTMissouri-Rolla
28337Jack PittESouth Carolina
29349Henry HerzogBKentucky
30360Tommy BronsonBTennessee
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals441086544261
Opponents Totals418942104276
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals195899511/ %/ %52513
Opponents Totals199949510/ %/ %52458
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 GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jim Martin71936.84481/30/34/62/70/0
Gerry Perry44100.00283/31/10/00/00/0
Team Totals112347.84484/61/44/62/70/0
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 Morrall7415.9180
Yale Lary122.020
Dave Middleton210.520
Bobby Layne310.340
Team Totals36413603.7339
Opponents Totals40717204.219
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tobin Rote25711811812916786.514.265t145.4103.9226145269.5
Bobby Layne261212121716.614.313.827.72214948.7
Earl Morrall3299211885.920.966412.526.33115765.1
Gene Gedman322111137.055.581t133.300.000111149.3
Yale Lary100100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals31914114116421486.715.281t206.3144.4279186969.6
Opponents Totals32016716713122557.013.5154.7226.9138211761.9
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 Lary59252442.8621039.6
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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