1942 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 0-11
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Bill Edwards (0-3)
Coach: Bull Karcis (0-8)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1942 Detroit Lions Roster
The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1942 season with a record of 0 wins and 11 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division.
Detroit struggled to score 38 points, worst in the circuit, while the shaky defensive squad surrendered 263, most in the league. Mickey Sanzotta rushed for a team-leading 268 yards for the Lions, while Harry Hopp and Elmer Hackney additionally aided the ground game.
Harry Hopp threw for 258 yards, and Chet Wetterlund played quarterback also. Bill Fisk hauled in 15 balls for 177 yards.
Bill Callihan intercepted 3 opponent throws.
Bill Edwards and Bull Karcis coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 38
Regular Season Points Against: 263
|September 20, 1942||Detroit Lions 0 at Chicago Cardinals 13||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 27, 1942||Chicago Cardinals 14 at Detroit Lions 0||L||0-1-0||0-1-0||0-2-0|
|October 4, 1942||Brooklyn Dodgers 28 at Detroit Lions 7||L||0-2-0||0-1-0||0-3-0|
|October 11, 1942||Detroit Lions 7 at Green Bay Packers 38||L||0-2-0||0-2-0||0-4-0||Milwaukee|
|October 18, 1942||Chicago Cardinals 7 at Detroit Lions 0||L||0-3-0||0-2-0||0-5-0|
|October 25, 1942||Green Bay Packers 28 at Detroit Lions 7||L||0-4-0||0-2-0||0-6-0|
|November 1, 1942||Detroit Lions 0 at Chicago Bears 16||L||0-4-0||0-3-0||0-7-0|
|November 8, 1942||Pittsburgh Steelers 35 at Detroit Lions 7||L||0-5-0||0-3-0||0-8-0|
|November 15, 1942||Detroit Lions 7 at Cleveland Rams 27||L||0-5-0||0-4-0||0-9-0|
|November 22, 1942||Chicago Bears 42 at Detroit Lions 0||L||0-6-0||0-4-0||0-10-0|
|November 29, 1942||Washington Redskins 15 at Detroit Lions 3||L||0-7-0||0-4-0||0-11-0|