Trivia

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Calvin Johnson needs just 108 catches to pass Herman Moore for first place on the Lions’ all-time career receptions list. Moore caught 670 passes from 1991-2001.
  • Barry Sanders topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark in each of his 10 years in Detroit, averaging 1,527 yards per season.
  • The Lions’ first Thanksgiving Day game was against Chicago at University of Detroit Stadium in 1934. The Bears won 19-16 en route to a 13-0 season.
  • The Lions forced six turnovers (four interceptions, two fumbles) in their 59-14 win over the Browns in the 1957 NFL Championship Game.
  • Eddie Murray missed just two field goals out of 42 attempts over the 1990 and 1991 seasons, an accuracy rate of 95.2 percent.