1938 Detroit Lions season

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1938 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Dutch Clark
Results
Record 7–4
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1937 1939 >

The 1938 Detroit Lions season was their ninth in the league. The team matched their previous season's output of 7–4.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the third consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 9, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates W 16–7
2 October 2, 1938 at Cleveland Rams L 21–17
3 October 9, 1938 at Green Bay Packers W 17–7
4 October 16, 1938 Washington Redskins L 7–5
5 October 23, 1938 Chicago Cardinals W 10–0
6 October 30, 1938 at Chicago Bears W 13–7
7 November 6, 1938 Cleveland Rams W 6–0
8 November 13, 1938 Green Bay Packers L 28–7
9 November 20, 1938 at Chicago Cardinals W 7–3
10 November 24, 1938 Chicago Bears W 14–7
11 December 4, 1938 Philadelphia Eagles L 21–7

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 8 3 0 .727 223 118 L-1
Detroit Lions 7 4 0 .636 119 108 L-1
Chicago Bears 6 5 0 .545 194 148 L-1
Cleveland Rams 4 7 0 .364 131 215 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 2 9 0 .182 111 168 W-1

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