1939 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
6-5-0 0-0 2722 1297 1425 27 111 2331 1312 1019 16 97
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The Detroit Lions' tenth season was in 1939, playing their home games at Briggs Stadium. During the offseason they hired Gus Henderson to lead the team. Henderson had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1939 season. They finished the season 6-5-0, 4-2-0 at home and 2-3-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Chicago Cardinals 21-13
Week 3 Brooklyn Dodgers 27-7
Week 4 @ Chicago Cardinals 17-3
Week 6 Cleveland Rams 15-7
Week 7 @ Green Bay Packers 7-26
Week 8 @ Chicago Bears 10-0
Week 9 New York Giants 18-14
Week 10 Chicago Bears 13-23
Week 11 @ Cleveland Rams 3-14
Week 12 @ Washington Redskins 7-31
Week 13 Green Bay Packers 7-12

Coaches

Head Coach: Gus Henderson Line Coach: Hunk Anderson