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1981 Detroit Lions

1981 Detroit Lions Players And Stats

The 1981 Detroit Lions finished with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, and they did not make the postseason. Overall they ranked 2nd in the league in offensive yards gained and 5th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Monte Clark. The top fantasy point players were Billy Sims, Eric Hipple and Gary Danielson. View all of the 1981 Lions players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Eric Hipple lead the Detroit Lions in 1981 with 218.70 fantasy points on 2,358 yards passing and 14 TDs in 16 games while averaging 13.67 fantasy points per game. Coming in for 6 games Gary Danielson threw for 784 yards and managed to throw a couple of TDs in the process.
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Running Backs
The top Detroit Lions fantasy Running Back of 1981 was Billy Sims. He averaged 18.30 fantasy points per game for 14 games for a total of 256.25 points. He also had 1,437 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns. Other Detroit Lions rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Rick Kane with 332 rushing yards and 60.25 fantasy points and Leonard Thompson with 75 yards rushing and 59.00 fantasy points.Dexter Bussey with 446 yards rushing and 49.20 fantasy points.Vince Thompson with 211 yards rushing and 29.10 fantasy points.Horace King with 25 yards rushing and 19.35 fantasy points.Ken Callicutt with 0 yards rushing and 1.20 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Freddie Scott was the top Detroit Lions Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1981 with 53 receptions for 1,022 yards and 5 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 83.60 fantasy points for an average of 5.23 points per game. The other top Detroit Lions wide receiver fantasy point producers were Mark Nichols with 222 receiving yards on 10 receptions for 22.10 fantasy points and Tracy Porter with 63 yards receiving on 3 catches.Robbie Martin with 0 yards receiving on 0 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 3.14 fantasy points per game for 15 games made David Hill the top Detroit Lions Fantasy Tight End of 1981. Statistically, he had 33 receptions for 4 touchdowns and 462 receiving yards. The other top Detroit Lions tight end fantasy point producer of 1981 was Ulysses Norris with 6.60 fantasy points on 132 receiving yards and 8 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1981 for the Detroit Lions with 25 field goals and 46 extra points was Eddie Murray. These stats produced a 16 game total of 121.00 fantasy points for an average of 7.56 per game.
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