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Herman MooreWR
VirginiaYears with the Lions: 1991-2001
Pro Bowls: 4 (1995-98)Seasons: 11
Height: 6-4Weight: 218
Herman Moore
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WR Herman Moore was the Lions' first-round draft pick in 1991 from Virginia and went on to shatter virtually all of Detroit's receiving records. He played in 145 games during 11 seasons (1991-2001) in Honolulu Blue and Silver. A four-time NFL Pro Bowl selection, the Lions' record book has Moore resting on top of Lions' career, season and single-game receiving marks.

He holds Detroit's records for career receptions (670), receiving yards (9,174) and touchdown catches (62). In 1995 he was selected the Lions' MVP on offense after breaking club marks in both catches (also a NFL record of 123) and yards (1,686) while scoring 14 touchdowns. His finest single-game performance came on December 4, 1995 against the Chicago Bears when he had a club record 14 catches for 183 yards, the fifth best total in Detroit history.

He also was the last Lion to catch three TD passes in a game (October 29, 1995 vs. the Packers) until Roy Williams matched the total during the 2005 season. One of Moore's and his teammates' more memorable games came on November 23, 1995 - in a classic Thanksgiving Day with the Minnesota Vikings. Moore (127 yards) and fellow receivers Brett Perriman (153) and Johnnie Morton (102) all eclipsed the 100-yard receiving mark, Barry Sanders rushed for 138 yards, and Scott Mitchell passed for 410 yards in a 44-38 Lions' shootout victory.

Moore was a member of Lions’ squads who earned six playoff appearances in the 1990s (1991, 1993-95, 1997 and 1999). He was also a member of two teams that won the NFC Central division (1991 and 1993), and was on the 1991 team that played for the 1992 NFC Championship.

Moore's Career Lions' Stats
YearTmGSRecYdsAvgLgTD
1991Det1311113512.3210
1992Det12115196618.977t4
1993Det15156193515.393t6
1994Det1616721,17316.351t11
1995Det16161231,68613.769t14
1996Det16161061,29612.250t9
1997Det16161041,29312.4798
1998Det15158298312365
1999Det841619712.3262
2000Det15114043410.930t3
2001Det3147619250