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1973 Detroit Lions (NFL) 2nd place National Football Conference Central Division 6-7-1 .464
Head Coach: Don McCafferty
Raymond BerryReceivers
Rick ForzanoOffensive Backs
Bob HollwayDefensive Backs
Eddie KhayatDefensive Line
Leon McLaughlinOffensive Line
Bill McPeakOffense
John MeyerLinebackers
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/3/1973AWashington Redskins17-14WWashington, DCRFK Stadium53041
Mon8/13/1973AKansas City Chiefs17-16WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium67624
Sat8/18/1973NBaltimore Colts28-32LMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl33174
Fri8/24/1973HCincinnati Bengals10-17LDetroit, MITiger Stadium53954
Sat9/1/1973ACleveland Browns16-13WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium64088
Fri9/7/1973HNew England Patriots34-21WDetroit, MITiger Stadium50104
Sun9/16/1973APittsburgh Steelers10-24LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium48913
Sun9/23/1973AGreen Bay Packers13-13TGreen Bay, WILambeau Field55495
Mon10/1/1973HAtlanta Falcons31-6WDetroit, MITiger Stadium45599
Sun10/7/1973HMinnesota Vikings9-23LDetroit, MITiger Stadium49544
Sun10/14/1973ANew Orleans Saints13-20LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium57810
Sun10/21/1973HBaltimore Colts27-29LDetroit, MITiger Stadium48058
Sun10/28/1973HGreen Bay Packers34-0WDetroit, MITiger Stadium43616
Sun11/4/1973HSan Francisco 49ers30-20WDetroit, MITiger Stadium49310
Sun11/11/1973AMinnesota Vikings7-28LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium47911
Sun11/18/1973AChicago Bears30-7WChicago, ILSoldier Field48625
Thu11/22/1973HWashington Redskins0-20LDetroit, MITiger Stadium46807
Sun12/2/1973ASt. Louis Cardinals20-16WSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium44982
Sun12/9/1973HChicago Bears40-7WDetroit, MITiger Stadium41729
Sat12/15/1973AMiami Dolphins7-34LMiami, FLOrange Bowl53375
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
86Al BarnesWR6-117024New Mexico State111
20Lem BarneyLCB6-118928Jackson State1414
73Bob BellRDT6-425225Cincinnati1311
17Bill CapplemanQB6-321026Florida State70
35Leon CrosswhiteRB6-221522Oklahoma70
60Guy DennisLOG6-225426Florida108
24Mel FarrRB6-220829UCLA117
27Miller FarrRCB6-119030Wichita State62
54Ed FlanaganC6-324629Purdue1414
76Rocky FreitasROT6-626728Oregon State1414
46Willie GermanyLS-RS6-019324Morgan State60
77Mike HaggertyLOT6-424528Miami (Florida)40
74Larry HandRDE6-524733Appalachian State1414
60Mike HenniganLLB6-221022Tennessee Tech80
81John HiltonWR6-522231Richmond141
30Jim HooksRB5-1122523Central Oklahoma110
26Dick JauronRS6-019023Yale1412
89Ron JessieWR6-018325Imperial Valley JC; Kansas1411
23Levi JohnsonRCB-RS6-319623Texas A&M-Kingsville1414
64Gordon JolleyLOT6-523024Utah145
66Bob KowalkowskiROG6-324330Virginia1414
11Greg LandryQB6-420527Massachusetts77
52Jim LaslavicMLB6-223722Penn State145
53Mike LucciMLB6-223334Pittsburgh; Tennessee119
12Errol MannK6-020232North Dakota80
25Earl McCullouchWR5-1117427Long Beach CC; Southern California112
83Jim MitchellLDE-RDE6-324725Virginia State90
19Bill MunsonQB6-220332Foothill JC; Utah State107
50Paul NaumoffLLB6-121828Tennessee1414
45Jim O'BrienWR-K6-019526Cincinnati100
80Herb OrvisLDT6-524827Colorado1414
36Steve OwensRB6-221726Oklahoma128
72Ernie PriceRDT6-424523Texas A&M-Kingsville123
67Rocky RasleyLOG6-325126Bakersfield CC; Oregon State142
88Charlie SandersTE6-422527Minnesota1414
82Ken SandersLDE6-524223Howard Payne1414
84John SmallLDT6-426327The Citadel10
42Altie TaylorRB5-1019926Diablo Valley JC; Utah State1313
57Jimmy TealRLB6-322523Purdue141
65Dave ThompsonC6-427124Clemson140
21Jim ThrowerLS6-219426Texas A&M-Commerce102
63Chuck WaltonLOG6-325332Iowa State44
49Larry WaltonWR5-1118026Trinidad State JC; Arizona State1312
59Charlie WeaverRLB6-222524Arizona Western JC; Southern California1313
18Herman WeaverP6-421025Tennessee140
28Mike WegerLS6-219328Bowling Green State1212
46Doug WyattS6-119527Tulsa60
75Jim YarbroughLOT6-626127Florida109
24Mickey ZofkoRB6-319524Auburn80
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Ernie Price117DETexas A&M-Kingsville
Leon Crosswhite244RBOklahoma
John Brady358TEWashingtonfrom CHIB
Jim Laslavic371LBPenn State
Levi Johnson375DBTexas A&M-Kingsvillefrom OAK/LARM
Mike Hennigan481LBTennessee Techfrom NO
Dick Jauron491RBYalefrom ATL
Jim Hooks496RBCentral Oklahoma
John Andrews7175DTMorgan State
Prentice McCray8200DBArizona State
John Bledsoe8203RBOhio Statefrom CLE
Ira Dean9227DBBaylor
Ray Bonner10252DBMiddle Tennessee State
Scott Freeman11279WRWyoming
Tom Scott12304WRWashington
John Moss13331LBPittsburgh
Jay Corey14356TSanta Clara
Dan Hansen15383DBBrigham Young
Larry Nickels16408WRDayton
Earl Belgrave17435TOhio State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals54905275
Opponents Totals55964650
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals2371221041167/187 35.8%/ %64584
Opponents Totals245127982071/190 37.4%/ %68606
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Errol Mann01414100.0131968.4053
Jim O'Brien01414100.081457.1038
Altie Taylor50000030
Larry Walton50000030
Mel Farr40000024
Ron Jessie40000024
Steve Owens30000018
Greg Landry20000012
Charlie Sanders20000012
Al Barnes1000006
Leon Crosswhite1000006
John Hilton1000006
Dick Jauron1000006
Earl McCullouch1000006
(Team)0020.00000
Team Totals30283093.3213363.60271
Opponents Totals26252696.2223171.00247
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Errol Mann131968.42/22/37/91/41/1
Jim O'Brien81457.12/21/34/60/20/1
Team Totals213363.64/43/611/151/61/2
Opponents Totals223171.04/410/105/103/70/0
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Altie Taylor1767194.1345
Steve Owens1134013.5163
Mel Farr973733.832t4
Greg Landry422676.4182
Jim Hooks191105.8240
Larry Walton510020.057t1
Bill Munson10333.3110
Mickey Zofko11333.080
Ron Jessie5316.2171
Leon Crosswhite11302.751
Herman Weaver11818.0180
Earl McCullouch2126.0130
Lem Barney294.570
Charlie Sanders1-1-1.0-10
Bill Cappleman1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals49621334.357t17
Opponents Totals50121174.23510
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bill Munson1879550.88411296.011.95494.884.31494103567.8
Greg Landry1287054.7489087.113.084t32.3107.8139881052.5
Bill Cappleman11545.55333.06.6800.019.1003314.6
Mickey Zofko11100.003535.035.03500.000.00035118.8
Team Totals32717152.313721056.412.384t123.7195.827192191360.5
Opponents Totals33217352.113720586.211.966t154.5226.633270178858.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Sanders2843315.5542
Altie Taylor272529.3350
Mel Farr261837.0270
Steve Owens242329.7300
Larry Walton2230914.049t4
Ron Jessie2036418.284t3
Earl McCullouch917919.9421
John Hilton67011.7311
Al Barnes34314.323t1
Mickey Zofko2168.090
Jim O'Brien2147.090
Jim Hooks166.060
Leon Crosswhite144.040
Team Totals171210512.384t12
Opponents Totals173205811.966t15
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Levi Johnson58216.4380
Dick Jauron420852.095t1
Lem Barney413032.5380
Mike Lucci45012.5210
Charlie Weaver23216.0270
Mike Weger22010.0120
Miller Farr100.000
Team Totals2252223.795t1
Opponents Totals191719.0300
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Herman Weaver54233343.2661166
Team Totals54233343.2661166
Opponents Totals65270041.5580289
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Lem Barney2772318.6420
Dick Jauron64498.2160
Larry Walton1199.090
Jimmy Teal1000.000
Team Totals35122898.3420
Opponents Totals3061665.5260
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dick Jauron1740523.8330
Altie Taylor1229524.6600
Ron Jessie615425.7360
Jim Thrower35418.0230
Levi Johnson35117.0210
Jim Hooks25226.0260
Lem Barney12828.0280
Gordon Jolley11515.0150
Mickey Zofko177.070
Al Barnes100.000
Guy Dennis100.000
Willie Germany100.000
Charlie Weaver100.000
Team Totals50106121.2600
Opponents Totals58122021.0670
Team Totals33.0270.0Opponents Totals27.0192.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Al Barnes100000
Lem Barney321300
Bob Bell0001100
Guy Dennis100000
Mel Farr310100
Ed Flanagan0010100
Rocky Freitas0020200
Jim Hooks100000
Dick Jauron2325180
Ron Jessie100000
Levi Johnson102200
Greg Landry2000-40
Jim Laslavic0001100
Mike Lucci0001100
Bill Munson3000-80
Paul Naumoff0011200
Steve Owens210100
Ernie Price0001100
Charlie Sanders110100
Altie Taylor510100
Jimmy Teal1101170
Dave Thompson1000-130
Charlie Weaver101100
Herman Weaver110100
Team Totals3015151126100
Opponents Totals31111914331
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