1953 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
10-2-0 1-0 4251 2310 1941 46 224 3736 1974 1762 57 205
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The Detroit Lions' twenty-fourth season was in 1953, and it was the fourth season Buddy Parker served as the head coach of the team. They finished the regular season 10-2-0 and continued to the postseason. They faced the Cleveland Browns and won 17-16, clinching the NFL championship for the 1953 season.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Pittsburgh Steelers 38-21
Week 2 @ Baltimore Colts 27-17
Week 3 San Francisco 49ers 24-21
Week 4 Los Angeles Rams 19-31
Week 5 @ San Francisco 49ers 14-10
Week 6 @ Los Angeles Rams 24-37
Week 7 Baltimore Colts 17-7
Week 8 @ Green Bay Packers 14-7
Week 9 @ Chicago Bears 20-16
Week 10 Green Bay Packers 34-15
Week 11 Chicago Bears 13-7
Week 12 @ New York Giants 27-16

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Championship Cleveland Browns 17-16

Coaches

Head Coach: Buddy Parker Defensive Coordinator: Buster Ramsey Offensive Line Coach: Aldo Forte Ends Coach: George Wilson Assistant Coach: Russ Thomas