| ||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.
1939 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Gus Henderson Line Coach: Hunk Anderson