1941 Detroit Lions Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-6-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Bill Edwards (4-6-1)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1941 Detroit Lions Statistics
1941 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1941 season with a record of 4 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division.

The Lions scored 121 points, but the defense yielded 195. Whizzer White rushed for a team-leading 240 yards for Detroit, while Harry Hopp also buoyed the ground attack.

Whizzer White threw for 338 yards. Bill Fisk topped all receivers, hauling in 9 balls, while Whizzer White added 158 receiving yards.

Ned Mathews picked off 5 opponent throws.

Bill Edwards coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
82Stan AndersenTSeptember 14, 19176'2"218StanfordPortland, OR USA63
65Stan BatinskiGMarch 4, 19175'10"215TempleGreenfield, MA USA83
30Steve BelichickFBJanuary 7, 19195'9"190Case Western ReserveMonessen, PA USA63
11Dick BoothWBJuly 13, 19186'1"190Case Western ReserveNewell, WV USA115
81Maurice BrittEJune 29, 19196'4"210ArkansasCarlisle, AR USA90
25Bill CallihanBBMay 15, 19166'3"217NebraskaPaxton, NE USA116
10Lloyd CardwellWBApril 19, 19136'2"195NebraskaRepublic, KS USA42
72Clem CrabtreeTNovember 11, 19186'3"225Wake ForestDurham, NC USA93
80Bill FiskLENovember 5, 19166'0"200USCLos Angeles, CA USA118
73Tony FurstRTApril 26, 19186'1"217DaytonDayton, OH USA106
68Chuck HannemanESeptember 26, 19146'0"220East. MichiganFlint, MI USA64
31Harry HoppFBDecember 13, 19186'0"209NebraskaHastings, NE USA106
46Billy JeffersonHBMarch 17, 19186'2"208Mississippi St.Pheba, MS USA112
82John JettEFebruary 9, 19186'7"225Wake ForestCanton, WV USA50
61Augie LioKApril 30, 19186'0"234Georgetown (DC)East Boston, MA USA117
76Andy LoganTFebruary 17, 19186'0"230Case Western ReserveConnorville, OH USA91
12Ned MathewsWBAugust 11, 19185'10"187UCLAProvo, UT USA91
62Jack MattifordGJune 24, 19165'11"210MarshallPeora, WV USA103
23Paul MooreBB-LBJanuary 23, 19185'9"208PresbyterianOkeechobee, FL USA80
51Robert NelsonCJanuary 30, 19206'1"214BaylorParis, TX USA92
14John NoppenbergBSeptember 8, 19176'0"196Miami (FL)Wallace, MI USA20
52Dunc ObeeCJuly 9, 19185'11"215DaytonBattle Creek, MI USA30
32Lloyd ParsonsBJune 10, 19185'11"200MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN USA70
71Ted PavelecGNovember 4, 19186'0"218Detroit MercyKalamazoo, MI USA102
33Milt PiepulFBSeptember 14, 19186'1"215Notre DameSpringfield, MA USA112
42Cotton PriceTBMay 31, 19186'1"180Texas A&MBridgeport, TX USA112
66Bill RadovichGJune 24, 19155'10"238USCChicago, IL USA114
79Alex SchibanoffTOctober 17, 19196'1"218Franklin & MarshallFreehold, NJ USA20
84Paul SzakashREMay 5, 19136'0"213MontanaChicago, IL USA107
Owen ThuerkEFebruary 5, 19186'2"193none30
15Lou TomasettiFBJanuary 8, 19166'0"198BucknellOld Forge, PA USA42
70John TripsonLTSeptember 17, 19196'3"220Mississippi St.Madero, TX USA119
75Emil UremovichTSeptember 29, 19166'2"233IndianaGary, IN USA101
22Fred VanzoBBJanuary 8, 19166'2"230NorthwesternUniversal, IN USA65
44Whizzer WhiteKRJune 8, 19176'1"187ColoradoFort Collins, CO USA118
68Socko WietheRGOctober 17, 19126'0"198Xavier (OH)Cincinnati, OH USA85
50Alex WojciechowiczCAugust 12, 19155'11"217FordhamSouth River, NJ USA109


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