1937 Detroit Lions season

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1937 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Dutch Clark
Results
Record 7–4
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1937 Detroit Lions season was their eighth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 8–4, winning only seven games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 10, 1937 at Cleveland Rams W 28–0
2 September 19, 1937 Chicago Cardinals W 16–7
3 October 3, 1937 at Green Bay Packers L 26–6
4 October 10, 1937 Pittsburgh Pirates W 7–3
5 October 17, 1937 Brooklyn Dodgers W 30–0
6 October 24, 1937 at Chicago Bears L 28–20
7 October 31, 1937 Green Bay Packers L 14–13
8 November 7, 1937 Cleveland Rams W 27–7
9 November 14, 1937 at New York Giants W 17–0
10 November 21, 1937 at Chicago Cardinals W 16–7
11 November 25, 1937 Chicago Bears L 13–0

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 9 1 1 .900 7–1 201 100 W4
Green Bay Packers 7 4 0 .636 6–2 220 122 L2
Detroit Lions 7 4 0 .636 4–4 180 105 L1
Chicago Cardinals 5 5 1 .500 3–5 135 165 L2
Cleveland Rams 1 10 0 .091 0–8 75 207 L9

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

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