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1973 Detroit Lions

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6-7-1, Finished 2nd in NFC Central Division  · 1973 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.0, Offense: 0.8, Defense: 1.2, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 271 points (19.4/g), 13th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 247 points (17.6/g), 12th.
 Differential of 24 points (1.7/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 7.8-6.2.

Coach: Don McCafferty (6-7-1)

Stadium: Tiger Stadium
 Training Camp: Cranbrook Educational Community (Bloomfield Hills, 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 16 boxscore L 0-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 24 17 301 193 108 3 29 395 154 241 2
2 Sun September 23 boxscore T 0-1-1 @ Green Bay Packers 13 13 12 192 82 110 3 17 277 101 176 2
3 Mon October 1 boxscore W 1-1-1 Atlanta Falcons 31 6 15 297 39 258 1 15 188 70 118 5
4 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-2-1 Minnesota Vikings 9 23 15 245 91 154 4 17 326 179 147 3
5 Sun October 14 boxscore L 1-3-1 @ New Orleans Saints 13 20 19 359 173 186 2 21 334 163 171 2
6 Sun October 21 boxscore L 1-4-1 Baltimore Colts 27 29 24 397 227 170 3 19 337 172 165 1
7 Sun October 28 boxscore W 2-4-1 Green Bay Packers 34 0 23 329 66 263 2 7 63 3 60 3
8 Sun November 4 boxscore W 3-4-1 San Francisco 49ers 30 20 18 391 232 159 4 16 324 254 70 6
9 Sun November 11 boxscore L 3-5-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 7 28 17 246 119 127 2 23 403 155 248 1
10 Sun November 18 boxscore W 4-5-1 @ Chicago Bears 30 7 10 228 66 162 2 15 258 119 139 5
11 Thu November 22 boxscore L 4-6-1 Washington Redskins 0 20 11 208 134 74 3 20 298 96 202
12 Sun December 2 boxscore W 5-6-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20 16 17 303 211 92 19 301 132 169 1
13 Sun December 9 boxscore W 6-6-1 Chicago Bears 40 7 22 306 182 124 1 9 79 33 46 2
14 Sat December 15 boxscore L 6-7-1 @ Miami Dolphins 7 34 17 244 98 146 3 18 322 157 165