The Detroit Lions were defeated by the Philadelphia Eagles, 27 to 24, on December 17, 1961.

1961 Detroit Lions

Final

PHI

Eagles

10-4-0

27

DET

Lions

8-5-1

24

1

3

3

2

7

0

3

7

7

4

10

14

Total

27

24

1st quarter

PHI

DET

Eagles

Bobby Walston 21-yard field goal

3

0

Lions

Jim Martin 49-yard field goal

3

3

2nd quarter

PHI

DET

Eagles

Tommy McDonald 1-yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)

10

3

3rd quarter

PHI

DET

Lions

Gail Cogdill 84-yard pass from Jim Ninowski (Jim Martin kick)

10

10

Eagles

Pete Retzlaff 11-yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)

17

10

4th quarter

PHI

DET

Lions

Jim Ninowski 14-yard run (Jim Martin kick)

17

17

Lions

Nick Pietrosante 1-yard run (Jim Martin kick)

17

24

Eagles

Dick Lucas 16-yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)

24

24

Eagles

Bobby Walston 10-yard field goal

27

24

Eagles

Lions

1st Downs

27

18

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

76

51

Total Yards

485

396

Yards per play

6.4

7.8

Passing

394

266

Comp - Att

27 - 42

16 - 26

Yards per pass

9.2

9.5

Interceptions thrown

2

1

Sacks - Yards lost

1 - 9

2 - 19

Rushing

91

130

Rushing Attempts

33

23

Yards per rush

2.8

5.7

Penalties

1

3

Turnovers

2

2

Fumbles lost

0

1

Interceptions

2

1

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Sonny Jurgensen 27 42 403 9.6 3 2 99.6
Team 27 42 394 9.6 3 2 1 99.6

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Clarence Peaks 20 71 3.6 0
Timmy Brown 6 11 1.8 0
Ted Dean 6 9 1.5 0
Sonny Jurgensen 1 0 0.0 0
Team 33 91 2.8 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Pete Retzlaff 9 105 11.7 1
Tommy McDonald 6 90 15.0 1
Clarence Peaks 4 88 22.0 0
Ted Dean 2 46 23.0 0
Timmy Brown 4 44 11.0 0
Dick Lucas 1 16 16.0 1
Bobby Walston 1 14 14.0 0
Team 27 403 9.6 3 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 2.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Bobby Walston 2 2 3 9
Team 2 2 3 9

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
King Hill 2 80 40.0
Team 2 80 40.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Ted Dean 2 44 22.0 0
Timmy Brown 1 22 22.0 0
Team 3 66 22.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Jim Ninowski 16 26 285 11.0 1 1 95.8
Team 16 26 266 11.0 1 1 2 95.8

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Dan Lewis 7 50 7.1 0
Jim Ninowski 5 47 9.4 1
Nick Pietrosante 11 33 3.0 1
Team 23 130 5.7 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Gail Cogdill 7 171 24.4 1
Terry Barr 3 38 12.7 0
Dan Lewis 2 34 17.0 0
Jim Gibbons 3 32 10.7 0
Sam Williams 1 10 10.0 0
Team 16 285 11.0 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 1 1 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jim Martin 1 2 3 6
Team 1 2 3 6

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Yale Lary 1 56 56.0
Earl Morrall 1 30 30.0
Team 2 86 43.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Pat Studstill 3 62 20.7 0
Howard Cassady 1 18 18.0 0
Team 4 80 20.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Howard Cassady 1 0 0.0 0
Team 1 0 0.0 0

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PASS

4,575

Goff

Jared Goff

RUSH

1,015

Montgomery

David Montgomery

REC

1,515

Brown

Amon-Ra St. Brown

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PPG

27.1

5th

OPP PPG

23.2

23rd

RUSH YDS/G

135.9

5th

PASS YDS/G

270.9

4th

2023 Division Standings

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TEAM W L T PCT
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
Bears Bears
7 10 0 .412
Vikings Vikings
7 10 0 .412

Last Game

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2-0-0

34

Final

31

DET Lions

2-1-0

Sun 28 Jan 2024

NFL 2023 Leaders

NFL 2023 Rankings

NFL 2023 Betting

NFL 2023 Division Standings

AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529