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. The Lions played their home games at Tiger Stadium. 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