1949 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-8
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Bo McMillin (4-8)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1949 Detroit Lions Roster
1949 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1949 season with a record of 4 wins and 8 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division.

Detroit racked up 237 points, while the defensive squad gave up 259. Frank Tripucka passed for 833 yards, while Clyde LeForce and Fred Enke spent time under center also. Bob Mann hauled in 66 balls for 1,014 yards.

Bill Dudley rushed for a team-leading 402 yards for the Lions.

The larcenous defense created 49 turnovers. Don Doll seized 11 opponent throws.

Bo McMillin coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Frank Tripucka1456242.88335.796.2149.76442.8
Fred Enke1426344.47935.664.253.55861.7
Clyde LeForce1125347.36655.932.798.04041.7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Dudley1254023.226 3
Camp Wilson682223.324 1
Wally Triplett532214.280 1
Bob Smith331624.920 0
Fred Enke361343.733 1
Cloyce Box30622.111 0
Clyde LeForce13584.527 1
John Panelli10373.70
Frank Tripucka12363.018 1
Don Doll8253.110 1
John Hollar8212.612 0
Mel Groomes111.00
Totals39713813.580 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Mann66101415.464 4
John Greene4254212.928 7
Bill Dudley271907.018 2
Cloyce Box1527618.443 4
Wally Triplett89011.232 0
Camp Wilson6315.219 0
Kelley Mote45814.522 0
Mel Groomes33311.020 1
Bob Smith2168.012 0
Fred Enke11414.014 0
John Panelli11313.013 0
Barney Hafen11010.010 0
Chick Maggioli199.00
Don Doll1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals178229112.964 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bill Dudley323093.814535.745


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bill Dudley34127837.655
Frank Tripucka28107438.450

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wally Triplett2128113.462 1
Bill Dudley1119918.167 1
Don Doll55210.421 0
Bob Smith22512.533 0
Totals3955714.367 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Doll2153625.556 0
Bill Dudley1324618.931 0
Bob Smith717224.638 0
Cloyce Box35016.722 0
Jim Mello33712.320 0
John Panelli11616.016 0
Cecil Souders177.00
Totals49106421.756 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Doll1130127.495 1
Bob Smith921824.2102 1
Jim Mello36120.328 0
Chick Maggioli34615.323 0
Bob Pifferini331.00
Mel Groomes12525.025 0
John Panelli122.00
Chuck DeShane100.00
Totals3265620.5102 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bill Dudley3210530081
John Greene700042
Cloyce Box04000024
Bob Mann400024
Don Doll1000100012
Wally Triplett10100012
Clyde LeForce10006
Fred Enke100006
Mel Groomes0100006
Frank Tripucka10006
Chick Maggioli0010006
Bob Smith000010006
Camp Wilson100006


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