The Detroit Lions were defeated by the Minnesota Vikings, 29 to 28, on September 23, 1984.

1984 Detroit Lions

Final

MIN

Vikings

2-2-0

29

DET

Lions

1-3-0

28

1

7

7

2

9

7

3

10

7

4

3

7

Total

29

28

1st quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Sammy White 26-yard pass from Tommy Kramer (Jan Stenerud kick)

7

0

Lions

Leonard Thompson 1-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Eddie Murray kick)

7

7

2nd quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Jan Stenerud 35-yard field goal

10

7

Lions

Leonard Thompson 66-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Eddie Murray kick)

10

14

Vikings

Jan Stenerud 32-yard field goal

13

14

Vikings

Jan Stenerud 37-yard field goal

16

14

3rd quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Chris Martin 8-yard fumble return (Jan Stenerud kick)

23

14

Lions

James Jones 10-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Eddie Murray kick)

23

21

Vikings

Jan Stenerud 34-yard field goal

26

21

4th quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Jan Stenerud 19-yard field goal

29

21

Lions

Leonard Thompson 15-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Eddie Murray kick)

29

28

Vikings

Lions

1st Downs

23

17

Passing 1st Downs

11

11

Rushing 1st Downs

10

4

1st downs from penalties

2

2

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

70

53

Total Yards

420

336

Yards per play

6.0

6.3

Passing

215

222

Comp - Att

15 - 26

25 - 31

Yards per pass

7.7

6.9

Interceptions thrown

0

0

Sacks - Yards lost

2 - 10

1 - 9

Rushing

205

114

Rushing Attempts

42

21

Yards per rush

4.9

5.4

Penalties

12

10

Turnovers

0

3

Fumbles lost

0

3

Interceptions

0

0

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Tommy Kramer 15 25 225 9.0 1 0 2 102.9
Alfred Anderson 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 39.6
Team 15 26 215 8.7 1 0 2 99.0

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Alfred Anderson 19 120 6.3 0
Ted Brown 6 36 6.0 0
Darrin Nelson 11 36 3.3 0
Tommy Kramer 4 16 4.0 0
Allen Rice 2 -3 -1.5 0
Team 42 205 4.9 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Leo Lewis 5 101 20.2 0
Sammy White 5 89 17.8 1
Darrin Nelson 2 21 10.5 0
Ted Brown 2 20 10.0 0
Alfred Anderson 1 -6 -6.0 0
Team 15 225 8.7 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 3

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Charlie Johnson 1.0
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jan Stenerud 5 5 2 17
Team 5 5 2 17

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Greg Coleman 4 132 33.0
Team 4 132 33.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Alfred Anderson 3 59 19.7 0
Darrin Nelson 1 38 38.0 0
Team 4 97 24.3 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Darrin Nelson 2 13 6.5 0
Team 2 13 6.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Gary Danielson 24 30 218 7.3 4 0 1 136.5
James Jones 1 1 13 13.0 0 0 0 118.8
Team 25 31 222 7.5 4 0 1 137.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Billy Sims 12 66 5.5 0
Gary Danielson 5 49 9.8 0
James Jones 3 12 4.0 0
Leonard Thompson 1 -13 -13.0 0
Team 21 114 5.4 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Leonard Thompson 7 98 14.0 3
James Jones 10 70 7.0 1
Billy Sims 6 46 7.7 0
Mark Nichols 2 17 8.5 0
Team 25 231 7.5 4 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 3 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Mike Cofer 1.0
Curtis Green 1.0
Team 2.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Eddie Murray 0 0 4 4
Team 0 0 4 4

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Black 4 164 41.0
Team 4 164 41.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Ken Jenkins 5 115 23.0 0
Pete Mandley 3 73 24.3 0
Team 8 188 23.5 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Robbie Martin 2 3 1.5 0
Team 2 3 1.5 0

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Team Leaders

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PASS

4,575

Goff

Jared Goff

RUSH

1,015

Montgomery

David Montgomery

REC

1,515

Brown

Amon-Ra St. Brown

Team Rankings

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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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SF 49ers

2-0-0

34

Final

31

DET Lions

2-1-0

Sun 28 Jan 2024

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NFL 2023 Rankings

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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