1968 Detroit Lions schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
4-8-2 0-0 4028 2326 1702 32 221 3837 2157 1680 36 214
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The Detroit Lions' thirty-ninth season was in 1968, and it was the second season Joe Schmidt served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 4-8-2, 1-4-2 at home and 3-4-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Earl McCullouch was awarded with the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Dallas Cowboys 13-59
Week 2 Chicago Bears 42-0
Week 3 @ Green Bay Packers 23-17
Week 4 @ Minnesota Vikings 10-24
Week 5 @ Chicago Bears 28-10
Week 6 Green Bay Packers 14-14
Week 7 San Francisco 49ers 7-14
Week 8 @ Los Angeles Rams 7-10
Week 9 Baltimore Colts 10-27
Week 10 Minnesota Vikings 6-13
Week 11 New Orleans Saints 20-20
Week 12 Philadelphia Eagles 0-12
Week 13 @ Atlanta Falcons 24-7
Week 14 @ Washington Redskins 3-14

Coaches

Head Coach: Joe Schmidt Offensive Coordinator: Bill McPeak Overall Defensive Coach: Jim David Wide Receivers Coach: John North Offensive Line Coach: Chuck Knox Defensive Line Coach: Jim Richard "Jungle Jim" Martin General Manager: Russ Thomas Head Trainer: Kent Falb