1933 Portsmouth Spartans season

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1933 Portsmouth Spartans season
Head coach Potsy Clark
Home field Universal Stadium
Results
Record 6–5
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1932 1934

The 1933 Portsmouth Spartans season was their fourth in the league and final season before becoming the Detroit Lions. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 6–2–4, losing five games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 17, 1933 Cincinnati Reds W 21–0
2 September 24, 1933 New York Giants W 17–7
3 October 1, 1933 Chicago Cardinals W 7–6
4 October 8, 1933 at Green Bay Packers L 17–0
5 October 15, 1933 at Boston Redskins W 13–0
6 October 18, 1933 at Philadelphia Eagles W 25–0
7 November 5, 1933 at New York Giants L 13–10
8 November 12, 1933 Green Bay Packers W 7–0
9 November 19, 1933 at Cincinnati Reds L 10–7
10 November 26, 1933 at Chicago Bears L 17–14
11 December 3, 1933 Chicago Bears L 17–7

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 10 2 1 .833 7–0 133 82 W4
Portsmouth Spartans 6 5 0 .545 3–4 128 87 L3
Green Bay Packers 5 7 1 .417 2–4 170 107 L1
Cincinnati Reds 3 6 1 .333 2–2 38 110 W1
Chicago Cardinals 1 9 1 .100 1–5 52 101 T1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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