1949 Detroit Lions season

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1949 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Bo McMillin
Results
Record 4–8
Division place 4th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1948 1950 >

The 1949 Detroit Lions season was their 20th in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 2–10, winning four games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 14th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 23, 1949 at Los Angeles Rams L 27–24
2 October 3, 1949 Philadelphia Eagles L 22–14
3 October 8, 1949 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–7
4 October 16, 1949 Los Angeles Rams L 21–10
5 October 23, 1949 at Chicago Cardinals W 24–7
6 October 30, 1949 at Green Bay Packers L 16–14
7 November 6, 1949 Chicago Cardinals L 42–19
8 November 13, 1949 at Chicago Bears L 27–24
9 November 20, 1949 at New York Giants W 45–21
10 November 24, 1949 Chicago Bears L 28–7
11 December 4, 1949 New York Bulldogs W 28–27
12 December 11, 1949 Green Bay Packers W 21–7

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 8 2 2 .800 360 239 W-1
Chicago Bears 9 3 0 .750 332 218 W-6
Chicago Cardinals 6 5 1 .545 360 301 L-1
Detroit Lions 4 8 0 .333 237 259 W-2
Green Bay Packers 2 10 0 .167 114 329 L-6

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