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1968 Detroit Lions season

1968 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Joe Schmidt
Home field Tiger Stadium
Results
Record 4–8–2
Division place 4th NFL Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1967 1969 >

The 1968 Detroit Lions season was their 39th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 5–7–2, winning only four games.[1] They missed the playoffs for the eleventh straight season.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1968 at Dallas Cowboys L 59–13
61,382
2 September 22, 1968 Chicago Bears W 42–0
50,688
3 September 29, 1968 at Green Bay Packers W 23–17
50,681
4 October 6, 1968 at Minnesota Vikings L 24–10
44,289
5 October 13, 1968 at Chicago Bears W 28–10
46,996
6 October 20, 1968 Green Bay Packers T 14–14
57,302
7 October 27, 1968 San Francisco 49ers L 14–7
53,555
8 November 3, 1968 at Los Angeles Rams L 10–7
77,982
9 November 10, 1968 Baltimore Colts L 27–10
55,170
10 November 17, 1968 Minnesota Vikings L 13–6
46,654
11 November 24, 1968 New Orleans Saints T 20–20
46,152
12 November 28, 1968 Philadelphia Eagles L 12–0
47,909
13 December 8, 1968 at Atlanta Falcons W 24–7
49,437
14 December 15, 1968 at Washington Redskins L 14–3
50,123

Season summary

Week 5

1 2 3 4 Total
• Lions 7 7 7 7 28
Bears 7 3 0 0 10

[2]



Standings

NFL Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 8 6 0 .571 282 242 W-2
Chicago Bears 7 7 0 .500 250 333 L-1
Green Bay Packers 6 7 1 .462 281 227 W-1
Detroit Lions 4 8 2 .333 207 241 L-1

References

  1. ^ 1968 Detroit Lions
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
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