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1951 Detroit Lions

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7-4-1, Finished 2nd in NFL National Division  · 1951 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.3, Offense: 3.7, Defense: 0.5, SoS: -2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 336 points (28.0/g), 2nd of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 259 points (21.6/g), 5th.
 Differential of 77 points (6.4/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.8-4.2.

Coach: Buddy Parker (7-4-1)

Stadium: Briggs Stadium
 Training Camp: Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, 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 30 boxscore W 1-0 Washington Redskins 35 17 30 515 310 205 1 18 286 99 187
2 Mon October 8 boxscore W 2-0 New York Yanks 37 10 16 307 148 159 1 18 258 151 107 3
3 Sun October 14 boxscore L 2-1 Los Angeles Rams 21 27 14 197 70 127 4 20 422 272 150 3
4 Sun October 21 boxscore T 2-1-1 New York Yanks 24 24 24 407 326 81 2 19 242 178 64 1
5 Sun October 28 boxscore L 2-2-1 Chicago Bears 23 28 19 418 299 119 4 17 384 243 141 2
6 Sun November 4 boxscore W 3-2-1 @ Green Bay Packers 24 17 16 347 151 196 4 18 255 213 42 3
7 Sun November 11 boxscore W 4-2-1 @ Chicago Bears 41 28 24 436 259 177 2 21 377 283 94 6
8 Sun November 18 boxscore W 5-2-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28 10 20 403 161 242 4 20 225 123 102 5
9 Thu November 22 boxscore W 6-2-1 Green Bay Packers 52 35 19 478 306 172 1 20 458 279 179 4
10 Sun December 2 boxscore L 6-3-1 San Francisco 49ers 10 20 11 180 102 78 4 20 358 158 200 2
11 Sun December 9 boxscore W 7-3-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 24 22 19 254 91 163 2 27 403 247 156
12 Sun December 16 boxscore L 7-4-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 17 21 19 331 209 122 4 17 265 178 87 2