1942 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
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 Statistics
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

Date Game Res Home Road Record
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


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