1939 Detroit Lions season

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1939 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Gus Henderson
Results
Record 6–5
Division place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1938 1940 >

The 1939 Detroit Lions season was their tenth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 7–4, winning only six games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 10, 1939 Chicago Cardinals W 21–13
2 September 24, 1939 Brooklyn Dodgers W 27–7
3 October 1, 1939 at Chicago Cardinals W 17–3
4 October 15, 1939 Cleveland Rams W 15–7
5 October 22, 1939 at Green Bay Packers L 26–7
6 October 29, 1939 at Chicago Bears W 10–0
7 November 5, 1939 New York Giants W 18–14
8 November 12, 1939 Chicago Bears L 23–13
9 November 19, 1939 at Cleveland Rams L 14–3
10 November 26, 1939 at Washington Redskins L 31–7
11 December 3, 1939 Green Bay Packers L 12–7

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 9 2 0 .813 233 153 W-4
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 298 157 W-4
Detroit Lions 6 5 0 .545 145 150 L-4
Cleveland Rams 5 5 1 .500 195 164 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 0 .091 84 254 L-8

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