1951 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
7-4-1 0-0 4273 2432 1841 33 231 3933 2424 1509 31 235
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The Detroit Lions' twenty-second season was in 1951, playing their home games at Briggs Stadium. During the offseason they hired Buddy Parker to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for one year. They finished the season 7-4-1, 3-3-1 at home and 4-1-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Washington Redskins 35-17
Week 2 New York Yanks 37-10
Week 3 Los Angeles Rams 21-27
Week 4 New York Yanks 24-24
Week 5 Chicago Bears 23-28
Week 6 @ Green Bay Packers 24-17
Week 7 @ Chicago Bears 41-28
Week 8 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28-10
Week 9 Green Bay Packers 52-35
Week 10 San Francisco 49ers 10-20
Week 11 @ Los Angeles Rams 24-22
Week 12 @ San Francisco 49ers 17-21

Coaches

Head Coach: Buddy Parker Offensive Line Coach: Aldo Forte Ends Coach: George Wilson Assistant Coach: Earl Brown