1936 Detroit Lions season

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1936 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Potsy Clark
Results
Record 8–4
Division place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1936 Detroit Lions season was their seventh in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 7–3–2, losing four games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 28, 1936 Chicago Cardinals W 39–0
2 October 11, 1936 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–0
3 October 14, 1936 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 14–7
4 October 18, 1936 at Green Bay Packers L 20–18
5 October 25, 1936 at Chicago Bears L 12–10
6 November 1, 1936 at New York Giants L 14–7
7 November 8, 1936 Pittsburgh Pirates W 28–3
8 November 15, 1936 New York Giants W 38–0
9 November 22, 1936 at Chicago Cardinals W 14–7
10 November 26, 1936 Chicago Bears W 13–7
11 November 29, 1936 Green Bay Packers L 26–17
12 December 6, 1936 Brooklyn Dodgers W 14–6

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 10 1 1 .909 5–1–1 248 118 T1
Chicago Bears 9 3 0 .750 3–3 222 94 L2
Detroit Lions 8 4 0 .667 3–3 235 102 W1
Chicago Cardinals 3 8 1 .273 1–5–1 74 143 T1

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

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