1956 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
9-3-0 0-0 4206 2195 2011 34 247 3408 1905 1503 40 181
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The Detroit Lions' twenty-seventh season was in 1956, and it was the seventh season Buddy Parker served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 9-3-0, 5-1-0 at home and 4-2-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Green Bay Packers 20-16
Week 2 @ Baltimore Colts 31-14
Week 3 Los Angeles Rams 24-21
Week 4 San Francisco 49ers 20-17
Week 5 @ Los Angeles Rams 16-7
Week 6 @ San Francisco 49ers 17-13
Week 7 @ Washington Redskins 17-18
Week 8 Baltimore Colts 27-3
Week 9 Green Bay Packers 20-24
Week 10 Chicago Bears 42-10
Week 11 Pittsburgh Steelers 45-7
Week 12 @ Chicago Bears 21-38

Coaches

Head Coach: Buddy Parker Defensive Coordinator: Buster Ramsey Offensive Line Coach: Aldo Forte Ends Coach: George Wilson Offensive Backfield Coach: John "Red" Cochran Player Talent Scout: Bob Nussbaumer