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1953 Detroit Lions

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10-2-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1953 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.4, Offense: -0.6, Defense: 4.0, SoS: -2.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 271 points (22.6/g), 5th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 205 points (17.1/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 66 points (5.5/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-4.1.

Coach: Buddy Parker (10-2-0)

 Training Camp: Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, Michigan)


Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 27 boxscore W 1-0 Pittsburgh Steelers 38 21 20 432 375 57 1 18 319 223 96 3
2 Sat October 3 boxscore W 2-0 @ Baltimore Colts 27 17 14 271 74 197 7 14 286 203 83 5
3 Sun October 11 boxscore W 3-0 San Francisco 49ers 24 21 14 291 174 117 4 11 135 59 76 5
4 Sun October 18 boxscore L 3-1 Los Angeles Rams 19 31 23 426 263 163 4 18 391 208 183 1
5 Sun October 25 boxscore W 4-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 14 10 13 239 118 121 25 351 124 227 2
6 Sun November 1 boxscore L 4-2 @ Los Angeles Rams 24 37 19 255 116 139 4 14 392 170 222 4
7 Sat November 7 boxscore W 5-2 Baltimore Colts 17 7 19 318 138 180 2 14 233 54 179 6
8 Sun November 15 boxscore W 6-2 @ Green Bay Packers 14 7 11 295 163 132 5 19 361 228 133 5
9 Sun November 22 boxscore W 7-2 @ Chicago Bears 20 16 28 417 240 177 2 17 335 225 110 5
10 Thu November 26 boxscore W 8-2 Green Bay Packers 34 15 17 351 141 210 7 13 227 73 154 6
11 Sun December 6 boxscore W 9-2 Chicago Bears 13 7 12 309 137 172 4 13 247 193 54 6
12 Sun December 13 boxscore W 10-2 @ New York Giants 27 16 16 354 207 147 2 18 268 205 63 5
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 27 boxscore W 11-2 Cleveland Browns 17 16 18 293 164 129 4 11 191 9 182 4