The Denver Broncos emerged victorious over the Detroit Lions, 27 to 21, on October 11, 1981.

Final

DET

Lions

2-4-0

21

DEN

Broncos

5-1-0

27

Team

DET

DEN

1

7

10

2

14

7

3

0

3

4

0

7

Total

21

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DET

DEN

Broncos

Steve Watson 95-yard pass from Craig Morton (Fred Steinfort kick)

0

7

Broncos

Fred Steinfort 24-yard field goal

0

10

Lions

Billy Sims 48-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

7

10

2nd quarter

DET

DEN

Lions

Billy Sims 1-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

14

10

Broncos

Steve Watson 40-yard pass from Craig Morton (Fred Steinfort kick)

14

17

Lions

Alvin Hall 60-yard interception return (Eddie Murray kick)

21

17

3rd quarter

DET

DEN

Broncos

Fred Steinfort 24-yard field goal

21

20

4th quarter

DET

DEN

Broncos

Rick Parros 15-yard pass from Craig Morton (Fred Steinfort kick)

21

27