Halfway There: Lions Stats So Far, On-Pace Numbers For Rest Of 2011

Calvin Johnson #81 and Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions celebrate connecting for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears.

We are at the halfway point of the 2011 NFL season. The Lions have played eight games, and with them on a bye this week, now is a good time to take a look at what happened during the first half of the season and what we can potentially expect in the second half. We will get into the specifics as far as looking at the games so far and the remaining games on the schedule later, but first, let's take a look at stats for individual Lions players and what their on-pace numbers look like for the 2011 season.

Offense

QB Matthew Stafford - 183/299 (61.2%), 2,179 yards, 19 TD, 4 INT
projected - 366/598 (61.2%), 4,358 yards, 38 TD, 8 INT

RB Jahvid Best - 84 rushes, 390 yards, 2 TD, 27 catches, 287 yards, 1 TD (note: Best has only played in six games)
projected (based on playing in 12 total games) - 168 rushes, 780 yards, 4 TD, 54 catches, 574 yards, 2 TD

WR Calvin Johnson - 47 catches, 804 yards, 11 TD
projected - 94 catches, 1,608 yards, 22 TD

WR Nate Burleson - 26 catches, 245 yards, 1 TD
projected - 52 catches, 490 yards, 2 TD

WR Titus Young - 19 catches, 275 yards, 1 TD
projected - 38 catches, 550 yards, 2 TD

TE Brandon Pettigrew - 41 catches, 360 yards, 2 TD
projected - 82 catches, 720 yards, 4 TD

TE Tony Scheffler - 9 catches, 116 yards, 3 TD
projected - 18 catches, 232 yards, 6 TD

Defense

DE Cliff Avril - 17 tackles, 5.0 sacks, 2 pass defenses (PD), 3 FF, 2 FR, 1 TD
projected - 34 tackles, 10.0 sacks, 4 PD, 6 FF, 4 FR, 2 TD

DE Kyle Vanden Bosch - 18 tackles, 5.0 sacks, 3 FF, 1 FR
projected - 36 tackles, 10.0 sacks, 6 FF, 2 FR

DE Willie Young - 10 tackles, 2.0 sacks, 1 PD
projected - 20 tackles, 4.0 sacks, 2 PD

DE Lawrence Jackson - 18 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 1 FR
projected - 36 tackles, 7.0 sacks, 2 FR

DT Ndamukong Suh - 24 tackles, 3.0 sacks
projected - 48 tackles, 6.0 sacks

DT Corey Williams - 18 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 PD
projected - 36 tackles, 3.0 sacks, 2 PD

DT Nick Fairley - 1 tackle (insert sad face here)
projected - 2 tackles

DT Sammie Hill - 9 tackles
projected - 18 tackles

LB DeAndre Levy - 63 tackles
projected - 126 tackles

LB Stephen Tulloch - 52 tackles, 3.0 sacks, 2 PD, 1 INT, 1 FR
projected - 104 tackles, 6.0 sacks, 4 PD, 2 INT, 2 FR

LB Justin Durant - 27 tackles, 1 PD
projected - 54 tackles, 2 PD

LB Bobby Carpenter - 19 tackles, 1 PD, 1 INT, 1 TD
projected - 38 tackles, 2 PD, 2 INT, 2 TD

CB Chris Houston - 41 tackles, 10 PD, 4 INT, 2 TD (someone wants to make the Pro Bowl)
projected - 82 tackles, 20 PD, 8 INT, 4 TD

CB Eric Wright - 36 tackles, 5 PD, 2 INT, 1 FF
projected - 72 tackles, 10 PD, 4 INT, 2 FF

S Louis Delmas - 42 tackles, 3 PD, 1 FR
projected - 84 tackles, 6 PD, 2 FR

S Amari Spievey - 32 tackles, 1.0 sack, 3 PD, 3 INT
projected - 64 tackles, 2.0 sacks, 6 PD, 6 INT

Special Teams

K Jason Hanson - 17/18 FG (94.4%), long of 51, 26/26 XP
projected - 34/36 (94.4%), long of 51, 52/52 XP

P Ryan Donahue - 49 punts, long of 60, 42.7 average, 35.6 net average, 13 inside 20, 4 TB
projected - 98 punts, long of 60, 42.7 average, 35.6 net average, 26 inside 20, 8 TB

KR/PR Stefan Logan - 11 KR, 26.5 average, long of 32, 21 PR, 8.9 average, long of 20, 20 fair catches
projected - 22 KR, 26.5 average, long of 32, 42 PR, 8.9 average, long of 20, 40 fair catches

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