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1943 Detroit Lions

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3-6-1, NFL West Division  · 1943 NFL Season Summary

Scored 178 points (17.8/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 218 points (21.8/g), 5th.
 Differential of -40 points (-4.0/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 3.8-6.2.

Coach: Gus Dorais (3-6-1)

Stadium: Briggs Stadium
 Training Camp: West Shore Golf Club (Grosse Ile Township, Michigan)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-0 Chicago Cardinals 35 17 14 288 120 168 4 9 157 157 5
2 Sun September 26 boxscore W 2-0 Brooklyn Dodgers 27 0 12 226 132 94 3 8 82 84 -2 5
3 Sun October 3 boxscore L 2-1 Chicago Bears 21 27 14 182 77 105 3 13 396 267 129 4
3 Sun October 10 boxscore L 2-2 @ Green Bay Packers 14 35 8 208 137 71 5 22 445 206 239 1
4 Sun October 17 boxscore W 3-2 @ Chicago Cardinals 7 0 9 136 189 -53 1 10 84 46 38 3
6 Sun October 24 boxscore L 3-3 Green Bay Packers 6 27 9 162 118 44 10 18 446 326 120 4
6 Sun October 31 boxscore L 3-4 @ Chicago Bears 14 35 12 257 125 132 4 18 481 241 240 5
8 Sun November 7 boxscore T 3-4-1 New York Giants 0 0 6 130 28 102 1 3 84 3 81
6 Sun November 14 boxscore L 3-5-1 @ Washington Redskins 20 42 10 250 170 80 6 12 286 180 106 2
8 Sun November 21 boxscore L 3-6-1 @ Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers 34 35 12 268 194 74 5 17 358 96 262 2