1959 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
3-8-1 0-0 3456 1664 1792 46 198 3656 2094 1562 33 196
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The Detroit Lions' thirtieth season was in 1959, and it was the second season George Wilson served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 3-8-1, 2-4-0 at home and 1-4-1 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Baltimore Colts 9-21
Week 2 @ Green Bay Packers 10-28
Week 3 Baltimore Colts 24-31
Week 4 San Francisco 49ers 13-34
Week 5 @ Los Angeles Rams 17-7
Week 6 @ San Francisco 49ers 7-33
Week 7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10-10
Week 8 Los Angeles Rams 23-17
Week 9 Chicago Bears 14-24
Week 10 Green Bay Packers 17-24
Week 11 Chicago Cardinals 45-21
Week 12 @ Chicago Bears 14-25

Coaches

Head Coach: George Wilson Defensive Coordinator: Buster Ramsey Offensive Line Coach: Aldo Forte Ends Coach: Bob Dove Backfield Coach: Ray McLean Assistant Coach: Bob Nussbaumer Chief Talent Scout: Bob Nussbaumer