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Detroit Lions

1947 Detroit Lions Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 3-9
Finished 5th in the NFL's West Division

Coach: Gus Dorais (3-9)

1947 Detroit Lions Roster
1947 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1947 season with a record of 3 wins and 9 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division. Gus Dorais coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Clyde LeForce1759453.713847.9137.42011.479 65.0
Roy Zimmerman1385741.38676.375.196.553 52.4
Joe Margucci311341.91715.513.2516.139 31.2
Bill Dudley4375.0246.0250.000.011 129.2
Totals34816748.024467.0236.6349.879 00
Opponents31015650.324307.8216.8258.1

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Camp Wilson894124.648 0
Bill Dudley803023.828 2
Clyde LeForce181437.932 0
Bob Westfall341323.918 1
Joe Margucci26973.726 1
Bob Wiese20613.121 0
Elmer Madarik19291.51
Roy Zimmerman13282.210 1
Pete Kmetovic14231.60
Joe Watt1170.60
Bill O'Brien122.00
Ken Reese310.30
Bill Hillman200.00
Tommy James2-1-0.50
Bob DeFruiter1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals33312343.748 6
Opponents46119754.318

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
John Greene3862116.347 5
Bill Dudley2737513.964 7
Kelley Mote1618011.346 1
Cecil Souders1518412.334 1
Ralph Heywood1319815.239 2
Ted Cremer131179.032 1
Joe Margucci1012512.579 1
Ted Cook711115.929 1
Pete Kmetovic614323.853 2
Camp Wilson59619.238 0
Bob Wiese55310.624 0
Joe Watt410426.075 2
Elmer Madarik47518.826 0
Bob Westfall2199.514 0
Bill Hillman12525.025 0
Steve Sucic12020.020 0
Totals167244614.679 23
Opponents15624307.821

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Roy Zimmerman313096.811545.545
Totals313096.811545.545
Opponents423890.515533.353

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Roy Zimmerman49207842.462
Bill Dudley1565743.862
Bob Wiese16161.061
Totals65279643.062
Opponents55232142.2

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bill Dudley1118216.584 1
Joe Watt811514.428 0
Clyde LeForce67813.036 0
Pete Kmetovic3268.719 0
Joe Margucci22311.513 0
Ted Cook11010.010 0
Merv Pregulman199.00
Elmer Madarik177.00
Tommy James122.00
Totals3445213.384 1
Opponents390.0 1

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bill Dudley1535923.978 0
Joe Margucci59418.823 0
Clyde LeForce49824.536 0
Joe Watt46817.024 0
Pete Kmetovic46215.529 0
Elmer Madarik34916.319 0
Camp Wilson34615.318 0
Ken Reese24020.025 0
Bob Westfall22713.521 0
John Greene2199.510 0
Ted Cook2147.00
Steve Sucic11818.018 0
Kelley Mote11717.017 0
Bill Hillman11515.015 0
Frank Szymanski100.00
Totals5092618.578 0
Opponents4592920.6 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bill Dudley510420.841 1
Bob Wiese55410.819 0
Clyde LeForce3134.310 0
Bob DeFruiter382.70
Joe Watt23216.025 0
Merv Pregulman294.50
Ted Cook200.00
Jack Dugger166.00
Kelley Mote100.00
Dick Stovall100.00
Totals252269.041 1
Opponents34nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Stan Batinski01000
Ben Chase02000
Bob DeFruiter001000
Chuck DeShane01000
Bill Dudley04200
Jack Dugger001000
John Greene1000
Ralph Heywood2100
Clyde LeForce072000
Elmer Madarik0100
Joe Margucci1000
Kelley Mote01200
Merv Pregulman002000
Cecil Souders0100
Ed Stacco02000
Frank Szymanski02000
Bill Ward02000
Bob Westfall1100
Bob Wiese023000
Camp Wilson21400
Roy Zimmerman8100
Totals000000029294000
Opponents2318

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Ted Cook100006
Ted Cremer106
Bill Dudley27101066
John Greene50030
Ralph Heywood2012
Pete Kmetovic0200012
Elmer Madarik100006
Joe Margucci1100012
Kelley Mote10006
Cecil Souders106
Joe Watt02000012
Bob Westfall10006
Roy Zimmerman1053051
Totals6231010053000231
Opponents182110538305