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4-8-0, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1949 NFL Season Summary

Scored 237 points (19.8/g), 7th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 259 points (21.6/g), 5th.
 Differential of -22 points (-1.8/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 5.4-6.6.

Coach: Bo McMillin (4-8-0)

Stadium: Briggs Stadium
 Training Camp: Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, 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 2 DET John Rauch QB 3 1949 1951 0 0 0 0 27 70 170 959 8 9 12 84 1 Georgia
2 12 DET John Panelli LB 5 1949 1953 0 0 3 0 51 55 157 0 4 27 0 Notre Dame
3 22 DET Lou Kusserow LB 2 1949 1950 0 0 1 0 22 0 1 0 0 0 40 142 0 Columbia
4 32 DET Joe Sullivan B 0 0 0 Dartmouth
5 42 DET George Brodnax E 0 0 0 Georgia Tech
6 52 DET Bob Meinert B 0 0 0 Oklahoma St.
9 82 DET Chuck Drazenovich LB 10 1950 1959 0 4 9 0 113 117 330 8 10 139 0 Penn St.
10 92 DET Bill Davis G 0 0 0 Duke
11 102 DET Ernie Settembre T 0 0 0 Miami (FL)
12 112 DET Virgil Boteler C 0 0 0 New Mexico
13 122 DET Al Russas T 1 1949 1949 0 0 0 0 9 Tennessee
14 132 DET Dale Panter T 0 0 0 Utah St.
15 142 DET Bob Pifferini C 1 1949 1949 0 0 0 0 12 San Jose St.
16 152 DET Kimball Merrill T 0 0 0 BYU
17 162 DET Zealand Thigpen B 0 0 0 Vanderbilt
18 172 DET Bill Wehr C 0 0 0 Denison
19 182 DET Wally Triplett HB 4 1949 1953 0 0 1 0 24 70 321 1 17 175 0 Penn St.
20 192 DET Joe Romano T 0 0 0 North Carolina
21 202 DET Jack Lininger LB 2 1950 1951 0 0 1 0 24 Ohio St.
22 212 DET Gil Tobler B 0 0 0 Utah
23 222 DET R.B. Patterson G 0 0 0 Mississippi St.
24 232 DET Oswald Clark E 0 0 0 Michigan
25 242 DET Les Cowan E 0 0 0 McMurry