1944 Detroit Lions season

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1944 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Gus Dorais
Results
Record 6–3–1
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1944 Detroit Lions season was their 15th in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 3–6–1, winning six games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the ninth consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 October 1, 1944 at Green Bay Packers L 27–6
2 October 8, 1944 Brooklyn Tigers W 19–14
3 October 15, 1944 Cleveland Rams L 20–17
4 October 22, 1944 at Chicago Bears T 21–21
5 October 29, 1944 Green Bay Packers L 14–0
6 November 5, 1944 at Card-Pitt W 27–6
7 November 12, 1944 Card-Pitt W 21–7
8 November 19, 1944 Chicago Bears W 41–21
9 November 26, 1944 at Cleveland Rams W 26–14
10 December 3, 1944 Boston Yanks W 38–7

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 8 2 0 .800 7–1 238 141 W1
Chicago Bears 6 3 1 .667 4–3–1 258 172 W2
Detroit Lions 6 3 1 .667 4–3–1 216 151 W4
Cleveland Rams 4 6 0 .400 4–4 188 224 L2
Card-Pitt 0 10 0 .000 0–8 108 328 L10

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

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