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1976 Detroit Lions

1976 Detroit Lions Players And Stats

The 1976 Detroit Lions finished with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, and they did not make the postseason. Overall they ranked 10th in the league in offensive yards gained and 2nd in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Rick Forzano and Tommy Hudspeth. The top fantasy point players were Greg Landry, Dexter Bussey and Lawrence Gaines. View all of the 1976 Lions players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Joe Reed was also able to contribute with 42.55 fantasy points on 425 passing yards and 3 td passes.
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Running Backs
The top Detroit Lions fantasy Running Back of 1976 was Dexter Bussey. He averaged 8.19 fantasy points per game for 14 games for a total of 114.70 points. He also had 858 rushing yards and 3 rushing touchdowns. Other Detroit Lions rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Lawrence Gaines with 659 rushing yards and 102.40 fantasy points and Horace King with 325 yards rushing and 40.65 fantasy points.Bobby Thompson with 42 yards rushing and 9.60 fantasy points.Andy Bolton with 27 yards rushing and 2.70 fantasy points.Leonard Thompson with 0 yards rushing and 2.60 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Ray Jarvis was the top Detroit Lions Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1976 with 39 receptions for 822 yards and 5 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 71.10 fantasy points for an average of 5.08 points per game. The other top Detroit Lions wide receiver fantasy point producer was Larry Walton with 293 receiving yards on 20 receptions for 33.15 fantasy points.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 4.40 fantasy points per game for 13 games made Charlie Sanders the top Detroit Lions Fantasy Tight End of 1976. Statistically, he had 35 receptions for 5 touchdowns and 545 receiving yards. The other top Detroit Lions tight end fantasy point producer of 1976 was David Hill with 42.45 fantasy points on 249 receiving yards and 19 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1976 for the Detroit Lions with 10 field goals and 19 extra points was Benny Ricardo. These stats produced a 8 game total of 49.00 fantasy points for an average of 6.13 per game. The other top Detroit Lions fantasy point season turned in by a kicker was Errol Mann with 4 field goals and 9 extra points for an average of 3.50 points per game.
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