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1937 Detroit Lions

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7-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1937 NFL Season Summary

Scored 180 points (16.4/g), 4th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 105 points (9.5/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 75 points (6.8/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 8.6-2.4.

Coach: Dutch Clark (7-4-0)

 Training Camp: Cranbrook Educational Community (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Dutch Clark+ 31 6 11 96 rushes for 468 yards, 5 td, & 2 catches for 33 yards and 1 td
FB Ace Gutowsky 28 5 11 128 rushes for 361 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
BB Vern Huffman 23 Rook 7 35 rushes for 187 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 104 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1937
WB Ernie Caddel 26 4 11 76 rushes for 429 yards, 3 td, & 9 catches for 80 yards and 0 td
LE Ed Klewicki+ 25 2 11 8 catches for 134 yards, 0 td, & 10 rushes for 53 yards and 0 td
LT Jack Johnson 28 3 11
LG Ox Emerson 30 6 6
C Dixie Stokes 24 Rook 7
RG Sid Wagner 25 1 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 8th pick / 1936
RT Bob Reynolds 23 Rook 8 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 52nd pick / 1936
RE Butch Morse 27 2 6 8 catches for 131 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for -3 yards and 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Ernie Caddel 26 4 11
P Ernie Caddel 26 4 11
PR Ernie Caddel 26 4 11
KR Ernie Caddel 26 4 11

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Ernie Caddel 26 K 11 11 199 6-2 Stanford 3/12/1911 4
Lloyd Cardwell 24 9 0 195 6-2 Nebraska 4/19/1913 Rook Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 1937
Frank Christensen 27 rt 8 4 199 6-1 Utah 6/1/1910 3
George Christensen 28 t 10 5 238 6-2 Oregon 12/13/1909 6
Dutch Clark+ 31 TB 11 11 185 6-0 Colorado Col. 10/11/1906 6
Hal Cooper g 7 1 207 5-10 Detroit Mercy 0/0/0 Rook
Harry Ebding 31 re 10 5 199 5-11 St. Mary's (CA) 9/12/1906 6
Ox Emerson 30 LG 10 6 203 5-11 Texas 12/18/1907 6
Bill Feldhaus 25 rg 11 5 226 6-0 Cincinnati 12/8/1912 Rook
Tom Fena 28 2 0 200 5-11 Denver 12/27/1909 Rook
Ace Gutowsky 28 FB 11 11 201 5-11 Oklahoma City 8/2/1909 5
Chuck Hanneman 23 10 0 220 6-0 East. Michigan 9/26/1914 Rook
Vern Huffman 23 BB 11 7 215 6-2 Indiana 12/18/1914 Rook Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1937
Tom Hupke 27 11 0 192 5-10 Alabama 12/28/1910 3
Ralph Isselhardt 27 1 0 205 6-1 Franklin (OH) 1/13/1910 Rook
Jack Johnson 28 LT 11 11 216 6-4 Utah 11/28/1909 3
Lee Kizzire 22 7 0 200 6-0 Wyoming 11/21/1915 Rook
Ed Klewicki+ 25 LE 11 11 209 5-10 Michigan St. 5/6/1912 2
Regis Monahan 29 g 11 3 216 5-10 Ohio St. 11/15/1908 2
Butch Morse 27 RE 10 6 199 6-2 Oregon 12/5/1910 2
Charlie Payne 23 1 0 185 5-11 Detroit Mercy 10/27/1914 Rook
Ray Reckmack 23 1 0 198 6-0 Syracuse 8/26/1914 Rook
Bob Reynolds 23 RT 9 8 221 6-4 Stanford 3/30/1914 Rook Green Bay Packers / 6th / 52nd pick / 1936
Del Ritchhart 27 c 10 3 195 6-0 Colorado 11/2/1910 1
Bill Shepherd 26 11 0 198 5-9 West. Maryland 12/4/1911 2
Red Stacy 25 9 0 210 6-2 Oklahoma 3/4/1912 2
Dixie Stokes 24 C 11 7 205 6-0 Centenary 8/24/1913 Rook
Sid Wagner 25 RG 11 6 192 5-11 Michigan St. 10/29/1912 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 8th pick / 1936
Team Total 25.2 11 204.6 6-0.2 1.9