Lions vs Broncos: Box Score

Despite a valiant effort, the Detroit Lions fell to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, 20-16. The loss drops the Lions to 1-3 on the season, and 0-2 on the road. Complete gameday statistics inside.

NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH  TOTAL
                           ---  ---  ---  ---  -----
      DETROIT                7    3    0    6   16
      DENVER                 7    7    3    3   20     FINAL
SCORING SUMMARY
1ST QUARTER: 
 7:53 DET - TD, CHARLES ROGERS 33 YD PASS FROM JOEY HARRINGTON (JASON HANSON KICK). 
      Drive: 5 plays, 73 yards in 3:01. 
      Key plays: Bryson 3-yard run on 3rd-and-1 to Detroit 39; Bryson 
      28-yard run to Denver 33. DETROIT 7-0.
13:04 DEN - TD, ASHLEY LELIE 29 YD PASS FROM JAKE PLUMMER (JASON ELAM KICK). 
      Drive: 9 plays, 80 yards in 5:11. 
      Key plays: Plummer 15-yard pass to Lelie to Denver 36; Plummer 
      16-yard pass to Lelie on 3rd-and-4 to Detroit 48; Plummer 15-yard pass to 
      Sharp on 3rd-and-6 to Detroit 29. DETROIT 7-7.
2ND QUARTER:
 4:24 DEN - TD, SHANNON SHARPE 1 YD PASS FROM JAKE PLUMMER (JASON ELAM KICK). 
      Drive: 8 plays, 56 yards in 4:41. 
      Key plays: Plummer 22-yard pass to R Smith to Detroit 26; Plummer 
      16-yard pass to Lelie to Detroit 17; Anderson 5-yard run on 3rd-and-1 to 
      Detroit 12. DENVER 14-7.
 9:00 DET - FG, JASON HANSON 53 YD. 
      Drive: 10 plays, 45 yards in 4:36. 
      Key plays: Harrington 15-yard pass to Fitzsimmons on 3rd-and-10 to 
      Detroit 35; Gary 10-yard run to Denver 43; Bryson 9-yard run to Denver 34.
      DENVER 14-10.
3RD QUARTER: 
13:43 DEN - FG, JASON ELAM 37 YD. 
      Drive: 9 plays, 57 yards in 4:43. 
      Key plays: Plummer 20-yard pass to Sharpe to Detroit 40; Plummer 
      12-yard pass to Smith to Detroit 21. DENVER 17-10.
4TH QUARTER: 
 1:24 DET - TD, SCOTTY ANDERSON 43 YD PASS FROM JOEY HARRINGTON (PAT FAILED). 
      Drive: 7 plays, 70 yards in 2:41. 
      Key plays: Gary 20-yard run to Denver 40; Bryson 7-yard to Denver 
      43. DENVER 17-16.
11:47 DEN - FG, JASON ELAM 41 YD. 
      Drive: 10 plays, 57 yards in 4:29. 
      Key plays: Plummer 6-yard pass to Griffin to Denver 31; Plummer 
      18-yard pass to Anderson to Detroit 23. DENVER 20-16.
DETROIT - DENVER Final Statistics
TEAM STATISTICS                                DETROIT         DENVER
FIRST DOWNS                                         16             20
  Rushing                                            8              5
  Passing                                            6             13
  Penalty                                            2              2
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         7-15-47%       4-11-36%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                         1-2-50%         0-0-0%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    285            332
  Total offensive plays                             58             60
  Average gain per play                            4.9            5.5
NET YARDS RUSHING                                  144             79
  Rushing attempts                                  24             23
  Average gain per rush                            6.0            3.4
  Tackles for loss-yards                           1-1           3-12
NET YARDS PASSING                                  141            253
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                       1-8           3-24
  Gross passing yards                              149            277
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      33-15-0        34-25-0
  Avg gain per pass play                           4.1            6.8
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          4-4-3          5-3-2
PUNTS: Number and Average                       5-45.2         4-45.5
  Had blocked                                        0              0
  Net punting average                             43.4           31.4
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       25              9
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                      4-25            3-9
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                   3-57           1-24
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns               0-0            0-0
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                           8-74           6-44
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               1-0            3-1
TOUCHDOWNS                                           2              2
  Rushing                                            0              0
  Passing                                            2              2
  Interceptions                                      0              0
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              0
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        1-2            2-2
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           1-2            2-2
  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         1-1            2-2
  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            0-0
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                             0-0-0%        1-2-50%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                           0-0-0%       1-1-100%
SAFETIES                                             0              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               26:40          33:20
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
DETROIT                                 DENVER                                 
RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
S BRYSON             13  73  5.6 28  0  J PLUMMER             6  40  6.7 20  0
O GARY                7  42  6.0 20  0  M ANDERSON            7  21  3.0  8  0
A COBOURNE            1  19 19.0 19  0  Q GRIFFIN             9  12  1.3  8  0
J HARRINGTON          3  10  3.3  5  0  A LELIE               1   6  6.0  6  0

 

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
J HARRINGTON        15-33-149  0  2 43  J PLUMMER           25-34-277  0  2 29

 

Sacked-Yards Lost: J HARRINGTON 1-8.    Sacked-Yards Lost: J PLUMMER 3-24.
RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
C ROGERS              4  62 15.5 33  1  S SHARPE              7  74 10.6 20  1
S BRYSON              4   7  1.8 10  0  R SMITH               5  61 12.2 22  0
A HAKIM               2   9  4.5  5  0  A LELIE               4  76 19.0 29  1
S ANDERSON            1  43 43.0 43  1  M ANDERSON            3  28  9.3 18  0
C FITZSIMMONS         1  15 15.0 15  0  Q GRIFFIN             2  11  5.5  6  0
C SCHLESINGER         1   8  8.0  8  0  E MCCAFFREY           2   8  4.0  4  0
M RICKS               1   7  7.0  7  0  C COLE                1  12 12.0 12  0
O GARY                1  -2 -2.0  0  0  D CARSWELL            1   7  7.0  7  0
INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
Interceptions: None
T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20
PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
A HAKIM               3  23  7.7 14  0  D O'NEAL              3   9  3.0  9  0
D BLY                 1   2  2.0  2  0
KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
A COBOURNE            3  57 19.0 22  0  C COLE                1  24 24.0 24  0
KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
J HANSON              1/1    1/1        J ELAM    2/2    2/2  
Dist.: 53                               Dist.: 37 41                            
                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
A HAKIM               1    0   0 0-0    J PLUMMER             2    1   0 2-0
D WILKINSON           0    0   1 0-0    Q GRIFFIN             1    0   0 0-0
J WYRICK              0    0   0 0-1    M POPE                0    0   1 0-0
J BACKUS              0    0   0 1-0
DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
D BLY                 9  7  2  0-0      I GOLD                8  8  0  0-0  
E HOLMES              7  7  0  1-9      A WILSON              8  7  1  0-0  
B GREEN               5  4  1  0-0      K HERNDON             5  4  1  0-0  
J HALL                4  4  0  1-8      N FERGUSON            5  3  2  0-0  
C HARRIS              4  4  0  0-0      T PRYCE               4  3  1 .5-4  
B WALKER              4  4  0  0-0      D O'NEAL              4  2  2  0-0  
O SMITH               3  3  0  0-0      M POPE                3  3  0  0-0  
R PORCHER             3  3  0  0-0      R HAYWARD             2  2  0  0-0  
B BAILEY              3  2  1  0-0      J MOBLEY              2  2  0  0-0  
S ROGERS              2  2  0  1-7      M FATAFEHI            2  1  1 .5-4  
J DAVIS               2  2  0  0-0      B BERRY               2  0  2  0-0  
D WILKINSON           2  1  1  0-0      S BRANDON             1  1  0  0-0  
A MOLDEN              1  1  0  0-0      L WALLS               1  0  1  0-0  
K EDWARDS             1  1  0  0-0  
J DEVRIES             1  1  0  0-0  
B WALKER              1  1  0  0-0  

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