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1942 Detroit Lions (NFL) 5th place Western Division 0-11-0 .000
Head Coach: Bill Edwards (0-3); Bull Karcis (0-8)
BackfieldBull Karcis
LineRoy Miller
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat9/5/1942NPhiladelphia Eagles42-7WErie, PAMemorial Stadium
Wed9/9/1942HWestern Army All-Stars0-12LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium21499
Sun9/20/1942AChicago Cardinals0-13LChicago, ILComiskey Park14742Boxscore
Sun9/27/1942HCleveland Rams0-14LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium14646Boxscore
Sun10/4/1942HBrooklyn Dodgers7-28LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium12598Boxscore
Sun10/11/1942AGreen Bay Packers7-38LWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair Park19500Boxscore
Sun10/18/1942HChicago Cardinals0-7LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium14100Boxscore
Sun10/25/1942HGreen Bay Packers7-28LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium19097Boxscore
Sun11/1/1942AChicago Bears0-16LChicago, ILWrigley Field12205Boxscore
Sun11/8/1942HPittsburgh Steelers7-35LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium16679Boxscore
Sun11/15/1942ACleveland Rams7-27LCleveland, OHLeague Park4029Boxscore
Sun11/22/1942HChicago Bears0-42LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium17348Boxscore
Sun11/29/1942HWashington Redskins3-15LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium6044Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Tony ArenaC-LB5'1120024Michigan State10
11Emil BanjavicTB-DB6'019027Arizona101
85Charlie BehanOE-DE6'419522Northern Illinois90
25Bill CallihanBB-DB6'221726Nebraska1110
10Lloyd CardwellWB-DB6'219529Nebraska72
76Tom ChantilesOT-DT6'022026Southern California20
46Tommy ColellaTB-DB6'018724Canisius92
23Murray EvansBB-DB6'120323Hardin-Simmons101
80Bill FiskLOE-DE6'019926Southern California1111
51Sloko GillC-LB5'1019024Youngstown State112
72Hank GoodmanROT-DT6'322023St. Bonaventure; George Washington; West Virginia111
31Frank GrigonisFB-LB5'1019026Tennessee-Chattanooga102
Elmer HackneyFB6'120226Kansas State82
14Johnny HallHB-DB6'019526Texas Christian73
86Gran HarrisonWB-DB6'321125Mississippi State41
44Harry HoppTB-DB6'020924Nebraska105
66Bill KennedyROG-DG5'1120023Michigan State113
88Larry KnorrROE-DE6'219225Alabama; Dayton82
61Augie LioROG-DG6'023424Georgetown (DC)118
12Ned MathewsWB-DB5'1018724UCLA96
71Ted PavelecLOG-DG6'021824Detroit Mercy109
32John PolanskiFB-LB6'221024Wake Forest31
Keith RanspotOE-DE6'320529Southern Methodist20
42Dom SanzottaFB-LB5'919021Western Reserve105
60Larry SartoriROG-DG6'020825Fordham102
78Alex SchibanoffLOT-DT6'121823Franklin & Marshall66
52Johnny SchiechlC-LB6'324425Santa Clara86
82Perry ScottOE-DE6'221025Muhlenberg70
33Harry SeltzerFB-LB5'819523Charleston61
73George SpethLOT-DT6'222024Murray State115
81Joe StringfellowROE-DE6'118024Southern Mississippi92
22Paul SzakashROE-DE6'021529Montana103
75Emil UremovichROT-DT6'223326Indiana1110
40Chet WetterlundTB-DB6'218524Illinois Wesleyan63
68John WietheOG-DG6'019830Xavier (Ohio)70
50Alex WojciechowiczC-LB5'1121727Fordham116
Tony ZuzzioOG-DG5'1121526Muhlenberg20
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bob Westfall15BMichigan
Alf Bauman215TNorthwestern
Bob Dethman320BOregon State
Dom Sanzotta430BCase Western Reserve
Joe Blalock535EClemson
Murray Evans645BHardin-Simmons
Tommy Colella755BCanisius
Joe Franceski865TScranton
Emil Banjavic975BArizona
Bill Diehl1085CIowa
John Polanski1195BWake Forest
Joe Stringfellow12105ESouthern Mississippi
Tony Arena13115CMichigan State
Wolf Heinberg14125TCalifornia-Santa Barbara
Mac Speedie15135EUtah
Firman Bynum16145TArkansas
Dick Fisher17155BOhio State
George Speth18165TMurray State
Blair Heaton19175ESusquehanna
Ben Collins20185BWest Texas A&M
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals24707
Opponents Totals52626980
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals1156740843364
Opponents Totals1286951854441
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Elmer Hackney20000012
Emil Banjavic1000006
Lloyd Cardwell1000006
Frank Grigonis1000006
Augie Lio055100.0040.005
Ted Pavelec0001250.003
Team Totals555100.01616.7038
Opponents Totals37343791.92922.21263
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Augie Lio040.00/0/0/0/0/
Ted Pavelec1250.00/1/0/0/0/
Team Totals1616.70/1/0/0/0/
Opponents Totals2922.21/1/0/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Dom Sanzotta712683.8180
Harry Hopp662303.5440
Elmer Hackney342086.1782
Frank Grigonis371313.5121
Ned Mathews21793.8140
Lloyd Cardwell67813.080t1
Emil Banjavic11676.1450
John Polanski17673.9130
Tommy Colella23512.2340
Harry Seltzer14443.1240
Joe Stringfellow16412.6110
Chet Wetterlund2360.3120
Murray Evans1-1-1.0-10
Johnny Hall2-8-4.00
Team Totals34212613.780t4
Opponents Totals44014233.211
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tommy Colella411843.9191784.39.92300.049.817.2
Harry Hopp682029.4352583.812.95000.01319.13.3
Chet Wetterlund441329.5212305.217.75100.01022.79.3
Murray Evans17741.29643.89.11500.015.927.6
Ned Mathews22627.314432.07.21814.529.116.9
Joe Stringfellow13538.56675.213.42100.0215.416.0
Dom Sanzotta15426.711453.011.31700.000.039.6
Bill Callihan100.0000.000.01100.00.0
Johnny Hall100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals2227332.91168854.012.15110.53314.98.0
Opponents Totals21910347.09816237.415.82310.5188.272.9
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Fisk1517711.8270
Joe Stringfellow88911.1200
Emil Banjavic55010.0181
Lloyd Cardwell513527.0510
Dom Sanzotta5163.2120
Paul Szakash55310.6210
Charlie Behan46315.8250
Bill Callihan44812.0170
Alex Wojciechowicz44411.0130
Elmer Hackney3227.3120
Gran Harrison3217.090
Ned Mathews33812.7200
Murray Evans23216.0190
Larry Knorr2189.0100
Harry Seltzer22311.5160
Frank Grigonis11717.0170
Johnny Hall14242.0420
Perry Scott177.070
Team Totals7388512.1511
Opponents Totals103162315.823
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Callihan3299.7200
Lloyd Cardwell24020.0400
Dom Sanzotta2168.0100
Alex Wojciechowicz252.540
Frank Grigonis12626.0260
John Polanski12020.0200
Emil Banjavic11515.0150
Tommy Colella11010.0100
Sloko Gill199.090
Johnny Hall199.090
Augie Lio199.090
Harry Hopp100.000
Chet Wetterlund100.000
Team Totals1818810.4400
Opponents Totals3345313.71
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Harry Hopp27109840.7520
Tommy Colella1660938.1630
Chet Wetterlund1144940.8560
Joe Stringfellow936340.3490
Emil Banjavic523547.0580
Bill Callihan14444.0440
Dom Sanzotta14242.0420
Larry Sartori14242.0420
Team Totals71288240.663036.0
Opponents Totals6937838.2
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Hopp99810.9220
Ned Mathews78211.7260
Dom Sanzotta5469.2180
Johnny Hall4389.5130
Chet Wetterlund3268.7100
Lloyd Cardwell24522.5260
Emil Banjavic22914.5160
Tommy Colella2147.0100
Team Totals3437811.1260
Opponents Totals3210.20
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Hopp510821.6260
Ned Mathews59719.4300
Chet Wetterlund58917.8260
Johnny Hall48621.5230
Tommy Colella47418.5250
Emil Banjavic46917.3240
Alex Wojciechowicz33010.0140
Joe Stringfellow25427.0410
John Polanski24924.5250
Lloyd Cardwell11313.0130
Bill Fisk11010.0100
Elmer Hackney144.040
Augie Lio144.040
Team Totals3869518.3410
Opponents Totals151
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals35231210220
Opponents Totals20101023331
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