1969 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 9-4-1
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division
Coach: Joe Schmidt (9-4-1)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1969 Detroit Lions Roster
The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1969 season with a record of 9 wins and 4 losses and 1 ties, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division.
Detroit stumbled, scoring only 259 points, while the solid defense conceded 188. Bill Triplett rushed for a team-leading 377 yards for the Lions, and Altie Taylor also aided the ground game.
Bill Munson passed for 1,062 yards. Charlie Sanders hauled in 42 balls for 656 yards. Earl McCullouch was targeted regularly as well.
The ball-hawking defense led the way with 42 turnovers. Lem Barney picked off 8 opponent throws.
Joe Schmidt coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 259
Regular Season Points Against: 188
|September 21, 1969||Detroit Lions 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 16||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 28, 1969||New York Giants 0 at Detroit Lions 24||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 5, 1969||Detroit Lions 28 at Cleveland Browns 21||W||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 12, 1969||Green Bay Packers 28 at Detroit Lions 17||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|October 19, 1969||Chicago Bears 7 at Detroit Lions 13||W||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0|
|October 26, 1969||Detroit Lions 10 at Minnesota Vikings 24||L||2-1-0||1-2-0||3-3-0|
|November 2, 1969||Detroit Lions 26 at San Francisco 49ers 14||W||2-1-0||2-2-0||4-3-0|
|November 9, 1969||Atlanta Falcons 21 at Detroit Lions 27||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|November 16, 1969||St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Detroit Lions 20||W||4-1-0||2-2-0||6-3-0|
|November 23, 1969||Detroit Lions 16 at Green Bay Packers 10||W||4-1-0||3-2-0||7-3-0|
|November 27, 1969||Minnesota Vikings 27 at Detroit Lions 0||L||4-2-0||3-2-0||7-4-0|
|December 7, 1969||Detroit Lions 17 at Baltimore Colts 17||T||4-2-0||3-2-1||7-4-1|
|December 14, 1969||St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Detroit Lions 28||W||5-2-0||3-2-1||8-4-1|
|December 21, 1969||Detroit Lions 20 at Chicago Bears 3||W||5-2-0||4-2-1||9-4-1|