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1940 Detroit Lions

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5-5-1, NFL West Division  · 1940 NFL Season Summary

Scored 138 points (12.5/g), 7th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 153 points (13.9/g), 5th.
 Differential of -15 points (-1.4/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 4.8-6.2.

Coach: Potsy Clark (5-5-1)

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

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 6 DET Doyle Nave B 0 0 0 USC
3 21 DET Bill Fisk E 7 1940 1948 0 0 4 0 83 2 0 0 69 791 3 USC
5 36 DET Harry Smith T 1 1940 1940 0 1 1 0 10 USC
6 46 DET Jim Rike C 0 0 0 Tennessee
7 56 DET Bob Winslow DE 1 1940 1940 0 0 0 0 10 USC
8 66 DET Bill Tranavitch B 0 0 0 Rutgers
9 76 DET Bob Haas T 0 0 0 Missouri
10 86 DET Leon DeWitte B 0 0 0 Purdue
11 96 DET Erwin Prasse E 0 0 0 Iowa
12 106 DET Ken Binder B 0 0 0 Carnegie Mellon
13 116 DET Justin Bowers T 0 0 0 Oklahoma
14 126 DET Jack Morlock WB 1 1940 1940 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 Marshall
15 136 DET Stillman Rouse E 1 1940 1940 0 0 1 0 10 2 0 0 2 17 0 Missouri
16 146 DET Jack Padley B 0 0 0 Dayton
17 156 DET Johnny Hackenbruck T 1 1940 1940 0 0 0 0 7 Oregon St.
18 166 DET Frank Ribar G 1 1943 1943 0 0 0 0 2 Duke
19 176 DET Herb McCarthy B 0 0 0 Denver
20 186 DET Dub Parten T 0 0 0 Centenary
21 191 DET Malvern Morgan C 0 0 0 Auburn
22 196 DET Bob Orf E 0 0 0 Missouri