1946 Detroit Lions season

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1946 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Gus Dorais
Results
Record 1–10
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1945 1947 >

The 1946 Detroit Lions season was their 17th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 7–3, winning only one game.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 11th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 30, 1946 at Chicago Cardinals L 34–14
2 October 6, 1946 at Washington Redskins L 17–16
3 October 13, 1946 Chicago Cardinals L 36–14
4 October 20, 1946 at Los Angeles Rams L 35–14
5 October 27, 1946 at Green Bay Packers L 10–7
6 November 3, 1946 Los Angeles Rams L 41–20
7 November 10, 1946 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–7
8 November 17, 1946 Green Bay Packers L 9–0
9 November 24, 1946 at Chicago Bears L 42–6
10 November 28, 1946 Boston Yanks L 34–10
11 December 8, 1946 Chicago Bears L 45–24

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 2 1 .800 6–1–1 289 193 W1
Los Angeles Rams 6 4 1 .600 5–2–1 277 257 W2
Chicago Cardinals 6 5 0 .545 5–3 260 198 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 0 .545 3–5 148 158 L1
Detroit Lions 1 10 0 .091 0–8 142 310 L4

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

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