1945 Detroit Lions season

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1945 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Gus Dorais
Results
Record 7–3
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1945 Detroit Lions season was their 9th in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 6–3–1, winning seven games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 23, 1945 at Chicago Cardinals W 10–0
2 October 7, 1945 at Green Bay Packers L 57–21
3 October 14, 1945 Philadelphia Eagles W 28–24
4 October 21, 1945 Chicago Cardinals W 26–0
5 October 28, 1945 Chicago Bears W 16–10
6 November 4, 1945 at Boston Yanks W 10–9
7 November 11, 1945 at Chicago Bears W 35–28
8 November 18, 1945 at New York Giants L 35–14
9 November 22, 1945 Cleveland Rams L 28–21
10 December 2, 1945 Green Bay Packers W 14–3

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Cleveland Rams 9 1 0 .900 7–0 244 136 W5
Detroit Lions 7 3 0 .700 5–2 195 194 W1
Green Bay Packers 6 4 0 .600 3–4 258 173 L1
Chicago Bears 3 7 0 .300 2–6 192 235 W2
Chicago Cardinals 1 9 0 .100 1–6 98 228 L6

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

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