1940 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-5-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Potsy Clark (5-5-1)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1940 Detroit Lions Statistics
1940 Detroit Lions Roster

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1940 season with a record of 5 wins and 5 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division. Potsy Clark coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 138
Regular Season Points Against: 153

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 15, 1940 Detroit Lions 0 at Chicago Cardinals 0 T 0-0-0 0-0-1 0-0-1 Buffalo
September 22, 1940 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 at Detroit Lions 7 L 0-1-0 0-0-1 0-1-1
September 29, 1940 Chicago Cardinals 0 at Detroit Lions 6 W 1-1-0 0-0-1 1-1-1
October 5, 1940 Chicago Cardinals 14 at Detroit Lions 43 W 2-1-0 0-0-1 2-1-1
October 13, 1940 Detroit Lions 0 at Chicago Bears 7 L 2-1-0 0-1-1 2-2-1
October 20, 1940 Detroit Lions 23 at Green Bay Packers 14 W 2-1-0 1-1-1 3-2-1
October 27, 1940 Washington Redskins 20 at Detroit Lions 14 L 2-2-0 1-1-1 3-3-1
November 3, 1940 Detroit Lions 0 at Cleveland Rams 24 L 2-2-0 1-2-1 3-4-1
November 10, 1940 Chicago Bears 14 at Detroit Lions 17 W 3-2-0 1-2-1 4-4-1
November 17, 1940 Detroit Lions 21 at Philadelphia Eagles 0 W 3-2-0 2-2-1 5-4-1
November 24, 1940 Green Bay Packers 50 at Detroit Lions 7 L 3-3-0 2-2-1 5-5-1