1943 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
3-6-1 0-0 2107 1290 817 42 106 2819 1606 1213 31 130
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The Detroit Lions' fourteenth season was in 1943, playing their home games at Briggs Stadium. During the offseason they hired Gus Dorais to lead the team. Dorais had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1943 season. They finished the season 3-6-1, 2-2-1 at home and 1-4-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Chicago Cardinals 35-17
Week 2 Brooklyn Dodgers 27-0
Week 3 Chicago Bears 21-27
Week 4 @ Green Bay Packers 14-35
Week 5 @ Chicago Cardinals 7-0
Week 6 Green Bay Packers 6-27
Week 7 @ Chicago Bears 14-35
Week 8 New York Giants 0-0
Week 9 @ Washington Redskins 20-42
Week 10 @ Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers 34-35

Coaches

Head Coach: Gus Dorais Line Coach: Joe Bach