The Detroit Lions were defeated by the Minnesota Vikings, 34 to 10, on September 24, 1972.

1972 Detroit Lions

Final

MIN

Vikings

1-1-0

34

DET

Lions

1-1-0

10

1

3

3

2

14

0

3

17

0

4

0

7

Total

34

10

1st quarter

MIN

DET

Lions

Errol Mann 36-yard field goal

0

3

Vikings

Fred Cox 35-yard field goal

3

3

2nd quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Dave Osborn 14-yard run (Fred Cox kick)

10

3

Vikings

John Gilliam 40-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)

17

3

3rd quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Fred Cox 37-yard field goal

20

3

Vikings

Dave Osborn 1-yard run (Fred Cox kick)

27

3

Vikings

Dave Osborn 13-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)

34

3

4th quarter

MIN

DET

Lions

Altie Taylor 3-yard run (Errol Mann kick)

34

10

Vikings

Lions

1st Downs

13

16

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

53

67

Total Yards

286

213

Yards per play

5.4

3.2

Passing

156

124

Comp - Att

8 - 16

17 - 40

Yards per pass

9.2

3

Interceptions thrown

0

4

Sacks - Yards lost

1 - 2

2 - 4

Rushing

130

89

Rushing Attempts

36

25

Yards per rush

3.6

3.6

Penalties

7

2

Turnovers

0

5

Fumbles lost

0

1

Interceptions

0

4

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Fran Tarkenton 8 15 158 10.5 2 0 130.0
Bob Lee 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 39.6
Team 8 16 156 9.9 2 0 1 124.5

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Dave Osborn 10 48 4.8 2
Oscar Reed 10 23 2.3 0
Clint Jones 10 21 2.1 0
Bill Brown 4 19 4.8 0
Fran Tarkenton 2 19 9.5 0
Team 36 130 3.6 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
John Gilliam 4 109 27.3 1
Bill Brown 2 26 13.0 0
Dave Osborn 2 23 11.5 1
Team 8 158 9.9 2 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
Fred Cox 2 3 4 10
Team 2 3 4 10

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Eischeid 5 206 41.2
Team 5 206 41.2

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Clint Jones 2 38 19.0 0
Charlie West 1 31 31.0 0
Team 3 69 23.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Bill Munson 14 25 89 3.6 0 1 46.9
Greg Landry 3 15 39 2.6 0 3 0.0
Team 17 40 124 3.2 0 4 2 11.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Steve Owens 16 53 3.3 0
Altie Taylor 7 33 4.7 1
Greg Landry 1 3 3.0 0
Bill Munson 1 0 0.0 0
Team 25 89 3.6 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Altie Taylor 6 27 4.5 0
Steve Owens 4 22 5.5 0
Larry Walton 1 19 19.0 0
Al Barnes 1 17 17.0 0
Ron Jessie 1 17 17.0 0
John Hilton 2 13 6.5 0
Earl McCullouch 1 7 7.0 0
Craig Cotton 1 6 6.0 0
Team 17 128 3.2 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 2 1 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Errol Mann 1 2 1 4
Team 1 2 1 4

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Herman Weaver 2 68 34.0
Team 2 68 34.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Mickey Zofko 4 121 30.3 0
Ron Jessie 2 46 23.0 0
Team 6 167 27.8 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Lem Barney 4 31 7.8 0
Larry Walton 1 -1 -1.0 0
Team 5 30 6.0 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

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

NFL 2023 Scores & Schedule

Scores

DATE MATCHUP SCORE
Sat
2/10
SF SF
@
KC KC
22-25
Sat
1/27
KC KC
@
BAL BAL
17-10
Sat
1/27
DET DET
@
SF SF
31-34
Sat
1/20
TB TB
@
DET DET
23-31
Sat
1/20
KC KC
@
BUF BUF
27-24

Schedule

DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Fri
9/6
GB GB
@
PHI PHI
1:00 PM