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1959 Detroit Lions

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3-8-1, Finished 5th in NFL West Division  · 1959 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.7, Offense: -3.8, Defense: 0.1, SoS: 2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 203 points (16.9/g), 11th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 275 points (22.9/g), 8th.
 Differential of -72 points (-6.0/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 3.9-8.1.

Coach: George Wilson (3-8-1)

Stadium: Briggs Stadium
 Training Camp: Cranbrook Educational Community (Bloomfield Hills, 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 27 boxscore L 0-1 @ Baltimore Colts 9 21 19 334 179 155 5 19 339 222 117
2 Sun October 4 boxscore L 0-2 @ Green Bay Packers 10 28 14 224 142 82 5 10 263 150 113 2
3 Sun October 11 boxscore L 0-3 Baltimore Colts 24 31 16 292 102 190 5 20 409 245 164 3
4 Sun October 18 boxscore L 0-4 San Francisco 49ers 13 34 14 302 185 117 4 20 407 108 299 1
5 Sun October 25 boxscore W 1-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 17 7 18 259 87 172 2 23 345 219 126 5
6 Sun November 1 boxscore L 1-5 @ San Francisco 49ers 7 33 11 183 99 84 3 20 394 198 196 4
7 Sun November 8 boxscore T 1-5-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 10 16 314 131 183 3 14 189 123 66 4
8 Sun November 15 boxscore W 2-5-1 Los Angeles Rams 23 17 10 222 87 135 1 14 302 220 82 3
9 Sun November 22 boxscore L 2-6-1 Chicago Bears 14 24 18 339 196 143 8 13 130 14 116 3
10 Thu November 26 boxscore L 2-7-1 Green Bay Packers 17 24 21 354 164 190 5 12 242 169 73 2
11 Sun December 6 boxscore W 3-7-1 Chicago Cardinals 45 21 24 377 158 219 3 16 289 218 71 5
12 Sun December 13 boxscore L 3-8-1 @ Chicago Bears 14 25 17 256 134 122 2 15 347 208 139 1