1968 Detroit Lions season

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1968 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Joe Schmidt
Home field Tiger Stadium
Results
Record 4–8–2
Division place 4th NFL Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1967 1969 >

The 1968 Detroit Lions season was their 39th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 5–7–2, winning only four games.[1] They missed the playoffs for the eleventh straight season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1968 at Dallas Cowboys L 59–13
61,382
2 September 22, 1968 Chicago Bears W 42–0
50,688
3 September 29, 1968 at Green Bay Packers W 23–17
50,681
4 October 6, 1968 at Minnesota Vikings L 24–10
44,289
5 October 13, 1968 at Chicago Bears W 28–10
46,996
6 October 20, 1968 Green Bay Packers T 14–14
57,302
7 October 27, 1968 San Francisco 49ers L 14–7
53,555
8 November 3, 1968 at Los Angeles Rams L 10–7
77,982
9 November 10, 1968 Baltimore Colts L 27–10
55,170
10 November 17, 1968 Minnesota Vikings L 13–6
46,654
11 November 24, 1968 New Orleans Saints T 20–20
46,152
12 November 28, 1968 Philadelphia Eagles L 12–0
47,909
13 December 8, 1968 at Atlanta Falcons W 24–7
49,437
14 December 15, 1968 at Washington Redskins L 14–3
50,123

Season summary[edit]

Week 5[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Lions 7 7 7 7 28
Bears 7 3 0 0 10

[2]



Standings[edit]

NFL Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 8 6 0 .571 282 242 W-2
Chicago Bears 7 7 0 .500 250 333 L-1
Green Bay Packers 6 7 1 .462 281 227 W-1
Detroit Lions 4 8 2 .333 207 241 L-1

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