1950 Detroit Lions season

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1950 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Bo McMillin
Home field Tiger Stadium
Results
Record 6–6
Division place 4th NFL National
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1949 1951 >

The 1950 Detroit Lions season was their 21st in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 4–8, winning six games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 15th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1950 at Green Bay Packers W 45–7
20,285
2 September 24, 1950 Pittsburgh Steelers W 10–7
19,600
3 September 29, 1950 at New York Yanks L 44–21
11,096
4 October 8, 1950 San Francisco 49ers W 24–7
26,000
5 October 15, 1950 Los Angeles Rams L 30–28
28,000
6 October 22, 1950 at San Francisco 49ers L 28–27
26,252
7 October 29, 1950 at Los Angeles Rams L 65–24
21,700
8 November 5, 1950 Chicago Bears L 35–21
32,000
9 Bye
10 November 19, 1950 Green Bay Packers W 24–21
18,000
11 November 23, 1950 New York Yanks W 49–14
28,000
12 December 3, 1950 at Baltimore Colts W 45–21
12,058
13 December 10, 1950 at Chicago Bears L 6–3
34,604

Standings[edit]

NFL National
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 9 3 0 .750 466 309 W-1
Chicago Bears 9 3 0 .750 279 207 W-1
New York Yanks 7 5 0 .583 366 367 W-1
Detroit Lions 6 6 0 .500 321 285 L-1
San Francisco 49ers 3 9 0 .250 213 300 W-1
Green Bay Packers 3 9 0 .250 244 406 L-2
Baltimore Colts 1 11 0 .083 213 462 L-5

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