1948 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 2-10
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Bo McMillin (2-10)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1948 Detroit Lions Roster
The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1948 season with a record of 2 wins and 10 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division.
The Lions scored 200 points, but the shaky defensive squad conceded 407, most in the circuit. Fred Enke threw for 1,328 yards. Joe Margucci topped the receiving corps, hauling in 36 balls, while John Greene added 595 receiving yards. Bob Mann contributed to the receiving game as well.
Camp Wilson rushed for a team-leading 612 yards for Detroit.
Jim Gillette picked off 6 opponent throws.
Bo McMillin coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 200
Regular Season Points Against: 407
|September 22, 1948||Detroit Lions 7 at Los Angeles Rams 44||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|October 3, 1948||Detroit Lions 21 at Green Bay Packers 33||L||0-0-0||0-2-0||0-2-0|
|October 9, 1948||Boston Yanks 17 at Detroit Lions 14||L||0-1-0||0-2-0||0-3-0|
|October 17, 1948||Detroit Lions 0 at Chicago Rockets 28||L||0-1-0||0-3-0||0-4-0|
|October 24, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 34 at Detroit Lions 27||L||0-2-0||0-3-0||0-5-0|
|October 31, 1948||Green Bay Packers 20 at Detroit Lions 24||W||1-2-0||0-3-0||1-5-0|
|November 7, 1948||Detroit Lions 20 at Chicago Cardinals 56||L||1-2-0||0-4-0||1-6-0|
|November 14, 1948||Detroit Lions 21 at Washington Redskins 46||L||1-2-0||0-5-0||1-7-0|
|November 21, 1948||Pittsburgh Steelers 14 at Detroit Lions 17||W||2-2-0||0-5-0||2-7-0|
|November 25, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 28 at Detroit Lions 14||L||2-3-0||0-5-0||2-8-0|
|December 5, 1948||Chicago Rockets 42 at Detroit Lions 14||L||2-4-0||0-5-0||2-9-0|
|December 12, 1948||Detroit Lions 21 at Philadelphia Eagles 45||L||2-4-0||0-6-0||2-10-0|