1955 Detroit Lions season

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1955 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Buddy Parker
Home field Tiger Stadium
Results
Record 3–9
Division place 6th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1954 1956 >

The 1955 Detroit Lions season was their 26th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 9–2–1, winning only three games.[1] They missed the playoffs for the first time in four seasons.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 25, 1955 at Green Bay Packers L 20–17
22,217
2 October 1, 1955 at Baltimore Colts L 28–13
40,030
3 October 9, 1955 Los Angeles Rams L 17–10
54,836
4 October 16, 1955 San Francisco 49ers L 27–24
51,438
5 October 23, 1955 at Los Angeles Rams L 24–13
68,690
6 October 30, 1955 at San Francisco 49ers L 38–21
47,731
7 November 5, 1955 Baltimore Colts W 24–14
53,874
8 November 13, 1955 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 31–28
34,441
9 November 20, 1955 Chicago Bears L 24–14
53,610
10 November 24, 1955 Green Bay Packers W 24–10
51,685
11 December 4, 1955 at Chicago Bears L 21–20
39,388
12 December 11, 1955 New York Giants L 24–19
45,929

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 8 3 1 .727 6–3–1 260 231 W3
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 7–3 294 251 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 6 0 .500 5–5 258 276 L1
Baltimore Colts 5 6 1 .455 5–4–1 214 239 L2
San Francisco 49ers 4 8 0 .333 4–6 216 298 W1
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 2–8 230 275 L2

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

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