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1939 Detroit Lions

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6-5-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1939 NFL Season Summary

Scored 145 points (13.2/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 150 points (13.6/g), 3rd.
 Differential of -5 points (-0.5/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.3-5.7.

Coach: Gus Henderson (6-5-0)

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

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 10 boxscore W 1-0 Chicago Cardinals 21 13 9 204 6 198 6 155 106 49 1
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 2-0 Brooklyn Dodgers 27 7 397 136 261 170 106 64
4 Sun October 1 boxscore W 3-0 @ Chicago Cardinals 17 3
4 Sun October 15 boxscore W 4-0 Cleveland Rams 15 7 16 372 130 242 3 13 209 74 135 3
5 Sun October 22 boxscore L 4-1 @ Green Bay Packers 7 26 8 196 45 151 3 12 317 193 124
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 5-1 @ Chicago Bears 10 0 12 215 155 60 2 7 138 56 82 5
7 Sun November 5 boxscore W 6-1 New York Giants 18 14 18 375 267 108 1 8 235 179 56 2
8 Sun November 12 boxscore L 6-2 Chicago Bears 13 23 15 366 273 93 5 13 299 192 107 1
9 Sun November 19 boxscore L 6-3 @ Cleveland Rams 3 14 11 219 103 116 3 14 265 149 116 2
10 Sun November 26 boxscore L 6-4 @ Washington Redskins 7 31 15 225 155 70 6 9 280 153 127 1
11 Sun December 3 boxscore L 6-5 Green Bay Packers 7 12 7 153 27 126 4 15 263 104 159 1