1945 Detroit Lions season

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1945 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Gus Dorais
Results
Record 7–3
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1944 1946 >

The 1945 Detroit Lions season was their 9th in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 6–3–1, winning seven games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 23, 1945 at Chicago Cardinals W 10–0
2 October 7, 1945 at Green Bay Packers L 57–21
3 October 14, 1945 Philadelphia Eagles W 28–24
4 October 21, 1945 Chicago Cardinals W 26–0
5 October 28, 1945 Chicago Bears W 16–10
6 November 4, 1945 at Boston Yanks W 10–9
7 November 11, 1945 at Chicago Bears W 35–28
8 November 18, 1945 at New York Giants L 35–14
9 November 22, 1945 Cleveland Rams L 28–21
10 December 2, 1945 Green Bay Packers W 14–3

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Rams 9 1 0 .900 244 136 W-5
Detroit Lions 7 3 0 .700 195 194 W-1
Green Bay Packers 6 4 0 .600 258 173 L-1
Chicago Bears 3 7 0 .300 192 235 W-2
Chicago Cardinals 1 9 0 .100 98 228 L-6

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