1942 Detroit Lions season

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1942 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Bill Edwards and Bull Karcis
Results
Record 0–11–0
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1941 1943 >

The 1942 Detroit Lions season resulted in the Lions having the first winless season since Cincinnati went 0–8 in 1934.[1] It would remain the only imperfect season for the Lions until 2008.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 20, 1942 at Chicago Cardinals L 13–0
2 September 27, 1942 Cleveland Rams L 14–0
3 October 4, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers L 28–7
4 October 11, 1942 at Green Bay Packers L 38–7
5 October 18, 1942 Chicago Cardinals L 7–0
6 October 25, 1942 Green Bay Packers L 28–7
7 November 1, 1942 at Chicago Bears L 16–0
8 November 8, 1942 Pittsburgh Steelers L 35–7
9 November 15, 1942 at Cleveland Rams L 27–7
10 November 22, 1942 Chicago Bears L 42–0
11 November 29, 1942 Washington Redskins L 15–3

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 11 0 0 1.000 376 84 W-11
Green Bay Packers 8 2 1 .800 300 215 W-2
Cleveland Browns 5 6 0 .455 150 207 L-1
Chicago Cardinals 3 8 0 .273 98 209 L-6
Detroit Lions 0 11 0 .000 38 263 L-11

Roster[edit]

Detroit Lions roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 301