1960 Detroit Lions season

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1960 Detroit Lions season
Head coach George Wilson
Home field Tiger Stadium
Results
Record 7–5–0
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish Won Playoff Bowl
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1959 1961 >

The 1960 Detroit Lions season was the 27th in the Motor City, and 31st season overall in franchise history. The Lions went 7–5, one game short of the Western Conference championship (won by Green Bay). However, the Lions won the inaugural Playoff Bowl over the Cleveland Browns at the Orange Bowl in Miami.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 Bye
2 October 2, 1960 at Green Bay Packers L 28–9
32,150
3 October 9, 1960 San Francisco 49ers L 14–10
49,825
4 October 16, 1960 at Philadelphia Eagles L 28–10
38,065
5 October 23, 1960 Baltimore Colts W 30–17
53,854
6 October 30, 1960 at Los Angeles Rams L 48–35
53,295
7 November 6, 1960 at San Francisco 49ers W 24–0
48,447
8 November 13, 1960 Los Angeles Rams W 12–10
54,019
9 November 20, 1960 at Chicago Bears L 28–7
46,267
10 November 24, 1960 Green Bay Packers W 23–10
54,123
11 December 4, 1960 at Baltimore Colts W 20–15
57,808
12 December 11, 1960 Dallas Cowboys W 23–14
43,272
13 December 18, 1960 Chicago Bears W 36–0
51,017

Game summaries[edit]

Week 9[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 10 0 10
• Lions 9 7 7 0 23

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Thanksgiving Day game


Standings[edit]

Western Conference
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Green Bay Packers 8 4 0 .667 332 209
Detroit Lions 7 5 0 .583 239 212
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 208 205
Baltimore Colts 6 6 0 .500 288 234
Chicago Bears 5 6 1 .455 194 299
Los Angeles Rams 4 7 1 .364 265 297
Dallas Cowboys 0 11 1 .000 177 369

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

Playoff Bowl[edit]

The first Playoff Bowl game for third place was played at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, the week following the NFL Championship game.

Season Date Winner Score Runner-up Attendance
1960 January 7, 1961 Detroit Lions 17–16 Cleveland Browns 34,981

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Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-Dec-27.
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 369