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1940 Detroit Lions (NFL) 3rd place Western Division 5-5-1 .500
Head Coach: Potsy Clark
LineJack Johnson
Assistant CoachClare Randolph
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun9/15/1940AChicago Cardinals0-0TBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium18048
Sun9/22/1940HPittsburgh Steelers7-10LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium15310
Sun9/29/1940HCleveland Rams6-0WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium15347
Sat10/5/1940HChicago Cardinals43-14WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium20619
Sun10/13/1940AChicago Bears0-7LChicago, ILWrigley Field34217
Sun10/20/1940AGreen Bay Packers23-14WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium21001
Sun10/27/1940HWashington Redskins14-20LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium28909
Sun11/3/1940ACleveland Rams0-24LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium18881
Sun11/10/1940HChicago Bears17-14WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium21735
Sun11/17/1940APhiladelphia Eagles21-0WPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park6327
Sun11/24/1940HGreen Bay Packers7-50LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium26019
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
34Bill CallihanBB-DB6'221724Nebraska101
42Tony CalvelliC-LB5'1018924San Mateo JC; Stanford116
3Lloyd CardwellWB-DB6'219527Nebraska108
13Clem CrabtreeLOG-DG6'222522Wake Forest90
32Dave DiehlROE-DE5'1119022Michigan State102
28Bill FeldhausROG-DG6'022528Cincinnati1111
10Bill FiskLOE-DE6'019924Southern California103
38Tony FurstLOT-DT6'121522Dayton94
25Johnny HackenbruckROT-DT6'221525Oregon State72
12Chuck HannemanLOE-DE6'021226Eastern Michigan96
16Jack JohnsonLOT-DT6'421631Utah116
44Steve MaronicLOT-DT6'022523North Carolina51
Les McDonaldOE-DE6'420026Nebraska10
23Paul MooreWB-DB5'920722Presbyterian70
21Jack MorlockBB-DB5'1016524Marshall20
57Glenn MorrisLOE-DE6'019528Colorado State52
27Ray MorseROE-DE6'219930Oregon20
37Cotton PriceTB-DB6'118222Texas A&M91
26Bill RadovichLOG-DG5'923825Southern California102
18Bill RogersROG-DG5'1124327Villanova70
35Stillman RouseLOE-DE6'120523Missouri105
6Kent RyanWB-DB6'219325Utah State114
9Bill ShepherdFB-LB5'919529McDaniel32
36Dwight SloanFB-LB5'1018026Arkansas115
33Harry SmithROT-DT5'1121522Southern California118
43Harry SpeelmanOG-DG5'1122024Michigan State30
15Cal ThomasROT-DT6'221725Tulsa81
8John TsoutsouvasC-LB6'020523Ventura JC; Oregon State30
22Fred VanzoBB-DB6'223024Northwestern1010
5Howie WeissFB-LB6'020723Wisconsin114
24Whizzer WhiteTB-DB6'118723Colorado119
48John WietheLOG-DG6'019828Xavier (Ohio)119
40Bobby WinslowROE-DE6'220524Modesto JC; Southern California84
30Alex WojciechowiczC-LB5'1121725Fordham115
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Doyle Nave16BSouthern California
Bill Fisk321ESouthern California
Harry Smith536GSouthern California
Jim Rike646CTennessee
Bobby Winslow756ESouthern California
Bill Tranavitch866BRutgers
Kenneth Haas976TMissouri
Leon DeWitte1086BPurdue
Erwin Prasse1196EIowa
Ken Binder12106BCarroll (Wisconsin)
Justin Bowers13116TDayton
Jack Morlock14126BMarshall
Stillman Rouse15136EMissouri
Jack Padley16146BDayton
Johnny Hackenbruck17156TOregon State
Frank Ribar18166GDuke
Herb McCarthy19176BDenver
Dub Partin20186TCentenary
Malvern Morgan21191CAuburn
Bob Orf22196EMissouri
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals10415730
Opponents Totals34482744
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals133259
Opponents Totals
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Whizzer White52450.0010.0032
Howie Weiss40000024
Lloyd Cardwell30000018
Chuck Hanneman0101190.92450.0016
Cotton Price244100.000016
Tony Calvelli1000006
Dave Diehl1000006
Jack Johnson1000006
Paul Moore1000006
Alex Wojciechowicz1000006
Glenn Morris0000012
Steve Maronic000010.000
Team Totals19161984.22633.31138
Opponents Totals21182185.730153
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Chuck Hanneman2450.00/2/0/0/0/
Steve Maronic010.00/0/0/0/0/
Whizzer White010.00/0/0/0/0/
Team Totals2633.30/2/0/0/0/
Opponents Totals31/2/0/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Whizzer White1465143.55
Howie Weiss792983.83
Dwight Sloan582253.90
Lloyd Cardwell481863.92
Cotton Price421222.92
Bill Shepherd24672.80
Kent Ryan22421.90
Paul Moore242.00
Bill Fisk200.00
Jack Morlock100.000
Stillman Rouse200.00
Fred Vanzo1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals42714573.412
Opponents Totals38113233.513
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Cotton Price663350.0264566.913.834.5710.648.1
Whizzer White803543.8334615.813.200.01215.023.0
Dwight Sloan461839.1202605.714.400.0817.418.7
Lloyd Cardwell100.0100.000.000.039.6
Kent Ryan200.0200.000.000.039.6
Team Totals1958644.18211776.013.731.52713.829.5
Opponents Totals1777743.57110345.813.463.42916.434.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Lloyd Cardwell2034917.51
Chuck Hanneman1422816.30
Dave Diehl1213110.90
Kent Ryan99610.70
Fred Vanzo77510.70
Bill Callihan4389.50
Paul Moore4297.31
Howie Weiss45614.00
Whizzer White45513.80
Stillman Rouse2178.50
Bill Shepherd2126.00
Bill Fisk11010.0100
Jack Johnson14848.048t1
Les McDonald12020.0200
Ray Morse11313.0130
Team Totals86117713.73
Opponents Totals77103413.46
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Kent Ryan66510.80
Whizzer White4379.30
Lloyd Cardwell4174.30
Alex Wojciechowicz3206.71
Tony Calvelli25125.51
Chuck Hanneman23417.00
Bill Callihan2189.00
Howie Weiss2147.00
Glenn Morris12020.0200
Bill Feldhaus11010.0100
John Wiethe188.080
Dwight Sloan144.040
Team Totals2929810.32
Opponents Totals270
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Charley Price937441.655
Whizzer White52213241.061
Bill Shepherd14040.040
Kent Ryan935038.953
Dwight Sloan25427.032
Team Totals7340.461
Opponents Totals300
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals3000
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals7140
Opponents Totals1
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals27200
Opponents Totals201
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