1941 Detroit Lions season

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1941 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Bill Edwards
Results
Record 4–6–1
Division place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1941 Detroit Lions season was their 12th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 5–5–1, winning only four games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 14, 1941 at Green Bay Packers L 23–0
2 September 21, 1941 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 14–7
3 September 27, 1941 at Chicago Cardinals T 14–14
4 October 12, 1941 Cleveland Rams W 17–7
5 October 19, 1941 at Chicago Bears L 49–0
6 October 26, 1941 Green Bay Packers L 24–7
7 November 2, 1941 at Cleveland Rams W 14–0
8 November 9, 1941 at New York Giants L 20–13
9 November 16, 1941 Philadelphia Eagles W 21–17
10 November 23, 1941 Chicago Bears L 24–7
11 November 30, 1941 Chicago Cardinals W 21–3

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 10 1 0 .909 7–1 396 147 W5
Green Bay Packers 10 1 0 .909 7–1 258 120 W8
Detroit Lions 4 6 1 .400 3–4–1 121 195 W1
Chicago Cardinals 3 7 1 .300 1–6–1 127 197 L2
Cleveland Rams 2 9 0 .182 1–7 116 244 L9

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

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