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1956 Detroit Lions

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9-3-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1956 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.7, Offense: 2.0, Defense: 6.7, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 300 points (25.0/g), 2nd of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 188 points (15.7/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 112 points (9.3/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 9.0-3.0.

Coach: Buddy Parker (9-3-0)

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 @ Green Bay Packers 20 16 23 375 200 175 2 10 160 88 72 2
2 Sat October 6 boxscore W 2-0 @ Baltimore Colts 31 14 25 465 247 218 2 10 206 138 68 4
3 Sun October 14 boxscore W 3-0 Los Angeles Rams 24 21 23 368 193 175 2 14 381 253 128 3
4 Sun October 21 boxscore W 4-0 San Francisco 49ers 20 17 25 393 149 244 1 15 257 67 190 2
5 Sun October 28 boxscore W 5-0 @ Los Angeles Rams 16 7 16 293 177 116 2 18 384 225 159 6
6 Sun November 4 boxscore W 6-0 @ San Francisco 49ers 17 13 19 283 89 194 3 15 246 153 93 3
6 Sun November 11 boxscore L 6-1 @ Washington Redskins 17 18 16 312 260 52 4 15 286 83 203 2
8 Sun November 18 boxscore W 7-1 Baltimore Colts 27 3 26 393 153 240 1 15 356 298 58 2
9 Thu November 22 boxscore L 7-2 Green Bay Packers 20 24 17 352 146 206 3 21 373 289 84 3
10 Sun December 2 boxscore W 8-2 Chicago Bears 42 10 25 468 254 214 6 15 184 70 114 5
11 Sun December 9 boxscore W 9-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 45 7 15 296 166 130 6 9 129 104 25 6
12 Sun December 16 boxscore L 9-3 @ Chicago Bears 21 38 17 208 161 47 2 24 446 137 309 2