1967 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
5-7-2 0-0 3538 1631 1907 40 215 3528 1733 1795 33 205
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The Detroit Lions' thirty-eighth season was in 1967, playing their home games at Tiger Stadium. During the offseason they promoted Joe Schmidt to lead the team. Schmidt previously was the linebackers coach/assistant coach of the Detroit Lions and had one year of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 5-7-2, 3-4-0 at home and 2-3-2 on the road. At the end of the season Lem Barney earned AP Defensive Rookie of the Year and Mel Farr earned AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Green Bay Packers 17-17
Week 2 Cleveland Browns 31-14
Week 3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 28-38
Week 4 Green Bay Packers 17-27
Week 5 @ Chicago Bears 3-14
Week 6 Atlanta Falcons 24-3
Week 7 @ San Francisco 49ers 45-3
Week 8 Chicago Bears 13-27
Week 9 @ Minnesota Vikings 10-10
Week 10 @ Baltimore Colts 7-41
Week 11 Los Angeles Rams 7-31
Week 12 Pittsburgh Steelers 14-24
Week 13 @ New York Giants 30-7
Week 14 Minnesota Vikings 14-3

1967 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

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