Detroit Lions Single Season Scoring Leaders

Ranked by Total Touchdowns

The following are the Detroit Lions single season scoring leaders ranked by total touchdowns. Included are player stats for the Detroit Lions (NFL) from 1934-2020 and the Portsmouth Spartans (NFL) from 1930-1933. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Barry Sanders is the Detroit Lions single season leader in total touchdowns with 17.

Players active with the Detroit Lions during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Touchdowns
Player Season Team Rush Rec KR PR Int Fum Misc Tot
  B. Sanders 1991 Det 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 17
  C. Johnson 2011 Det 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 16
  B. Sanders 1990 Det 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 16
  B. Sims 1980 Det 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 16
  C. Box 1952 Det 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15
  B. Sims 1981 Det 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 15
  H. Moore 1995 Det 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 14
  B. Sanders 1997 Det 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 14
  B. Sanders 1989 Det 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
  T. Barr 1963 Det 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13
  L. Hart 1951 Det 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12
  C. Johnson 2008 Det 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12
  C. Johnson 2010 Det 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12
  C. Johnson 2013 Det 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12
  B. Sanders 1995 Det 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 12
  C. Box 1950 Det 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11
  B. Dudley 1947 Det 2 7 0 1 1 0 0 11
  M. Farr 1970 Det 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 11
  K. Golladay 2019 Det 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11
  H. Moore 1994 Det 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 11
  B. Sanders 1996 Det 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
  J. Stewart 2000 Det 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 11
  D. Walker 1950 Det 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 11
  G. Cogdill 1963 Det 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10
  S. Owens 1971 Det 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 10
  B. Sanders 1992 Det 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
  T. Barr 1964 Det 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
  D. Clark 1931 Port 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
  B. Hoernschemeyer 1953 Det 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 9
  C. Johnson 2015 Det 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
  J. Jones 1986 Det 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
  J. Jones 1985 Det 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 9
  M. Jones 2017 Det 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
  M. Jones 2019 Det 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
  G. Landry 1972 Det 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
  M. Leshoure 2012 Det 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
  H. Moore 1996 Det 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
  B. Perriman 1995 Det 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
  B. Westfall 1945 Det 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 9
  J. Bell 2013 Det 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
  J. Bell 2014 Det 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
  A. Boldin 2016 Det 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
  L. Carpenter 1955 Det 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
  D. Clark 1934 Det 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
  R. Clark 1990 Det 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
  G. Cogdill 1962 Det 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 8
  G. Gedman 1956 Det 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
  J. Gibbons 1964 Det 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
  P. Harder 1951 Det 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
  C. Johnson 2014 Det 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8