1937 Detroit Lions season

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1937 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Dutch Clark
Results
Record 7–4
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1936 1938 >

The 1937 Detroit Lions season was their eighth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 8–4, winning only seven games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 10, 1937 at Cleveland Rams W 28–0
2 September 19, 1937 Chicago Cardinals W 16–7
3 October 3, 1937 at Green Bay Packers L 26–6
4 October 10, 1937 Pittsburgh Pirates W 7–3
5 October 17, 1937 Brooklyn Dodgers W 30–0
6 October 24, 1937 at Chicago Bears L 28–20
7 October 31, 1937 Green Bay Packers L 14–13
8 November 7, 1937 Cleveland Rams W 27–7
9 November 14, 1937 at New York Giants W 17–0
10 November 21, 1937 at Chicago Cardinals W 16–7
11 November 25, 1937 Chicago Bears L 13–0

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 9 1 1 .900 7–1 201 110 W4
Green Bay Packers 7 4 0 .636 6–2 220 122 L2
Detroit Lions 7 4 0 .636 4–4 180 105 L1
Chicago Cardinals 5 5 1 .500 3–5 135 165 L2
Cleveland Rams 1 10 0 .091 0–8 75 207 L9

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

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