| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|7-6-1 ||0-0 ||4577 ||2201 ||2376 ||33 ||269 ||3859 ||2017 ||1842 ||33 ||210 |
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The Detroit Lions' forty-second season was in 1971, and it was the fifth season Joe Schmidt served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 7-6-1, 3-4-0 at home and 4-2-1 on the road.
Head Coach: Joe Schmidt Offensive Coordinator: Bill McPeak Overall Defensive Coach: Jim David Wide Receivers Coach: John North Offensive Line Coach: Chuck Knox Defensive Line Coach: Jim Richard "Jungle Jim" Martin General Manager: Russ Thomas Head Trainer: Kent Falb