1947 Detroit Lions season

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1947 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Gus Dorais
Results
Record 3–9
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1947 Detroit Lions season was their 18th in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 1–10, winning three games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 12th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 21, 1947 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 10–17
2 September 28, 1947 at Chicago Cardinals L 21–45
3 October 5, 1947 at Boston Yanks W 21–7
4 October 12, 1947 Los Angeles Rams L 13–27
5 October 19, 1947 at Chicago Bears L 24–33
6 October 26, 1947 at Green Bay Packers L 17–34
7 November 2, 1947 New York Giants W 35–7
8 November 9, 1947 Chicago Cardinals L 7–17
9 November 16, 1947 Washington Redskins W 38–21
10 November 23, 1947 at Los Angeles Rams L 17–28
11 November 27, 1947 Chicago Bears L 14–34
12 December 7, 1947 Green Bay Packers L 14–35

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 9 3 0 .750 7–1 306 231 W2
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 4–4 363 241 L2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 1 .545 5–3 274 210 L1
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 4–4 259 214 W2
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 0–8 231 305 L3

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

Players[edit]

References[edit]