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1945 Detroit Lions (NFL) 2nd place Western Division 7-3-0 .700
Head Coach: Gus Dorais
Assistant CoachJoe Bach
Assistant CoachPete Cawthon
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed9/5/1945AWindsor Rockets40-0WWindsor, ONKennedy Stadium2500
Sun9/9/1945NPhiladelphia Eagles7-35LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium9314
Sun9/23/1945AChicago Cardinals10-0WWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair Park5461
Sun9/30/1945AWashington Redskins14-21LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium35000
Sun10/7/1945AGreen Bay Packers21-57LWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair Park20463
Sun10/14/1945HPhiladelphia Eagles28-24WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium22580
Sun10/21/1945HChicago Cardinals26-0WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium32644
Sun10/28/1945HChicago Bears16-10WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium37260
Sun11/4/1945ABoston Yanks10-9WBoston, MAFenway Park17631
Sun11/11/1945AChicago Bears35-28WChicago, ILWrigley Field24798
Sun11/18/1945ANew York Giants14-35LNew York, NYPolo Grounds38215
Thu11/22/1945HCleveland Rams21-28LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium40017
Sun12/2/1945HGreen Bay Packers14-3WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium23468
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
65Stan BatinskiLOG-DG5'1021528Temple106
64Dick BoothWB-DB6'119027Western Reserve40
32Bob BrumleyHB-DB6'020026Rice; Oklahoma10
25Bill CallihanBB-DB6'221729Nebraska1010
17Chuck DeShaneBB-DB6'121227Alabama95
Dave DiehlOE-DE5'1119027Michigan State30
42Andy FarkasWB-DB5'1019229Detroit Mercy103
48Chuck FenenbockTB-DB5'917427UCLA102
11Ed FrutigROE-DE6'119025Michigan90
10John GreeneLOE-DE6'021025Michigan1010
45Ted GrefeOE-DE6'020528Northwestern20
34Elmer HackneyFB6'120229Kansas State93
75Al KaporchROG-DG5'1021532St. Bonaventure82
45Bob KeeneHB-DB5'1119126Detroit Mercy10
68Larry KnorrOE-DE6'219228Alabama; Dayton10
71Mike KostiukLOT-DT6'021026Wayne State (Michigan)73
78Frank KringFB-LB6'019027Texas Christian52
81Joe KrolHB-DB6'020026Western Ontario20
Sonny LilesOG-DG5'918826Oklahoma State10
77Luke LindonROT-DT5'1024330Kentucky41
Elmer MadarikHB-DB5'1120023Detroit Mercy10
46Joe ManzoLOT-DT6'122028Boston College31
82Jack MathesonROE-DE6'222125Western Michigan99
40Vince MazzaOE-DE6'121620none51
12Dick MesakLOT-DT6'222525St. Mary's (California)81
77Garvin MuggOT-DT6'121524North Texas30
22Bob NelsonC-LB6'121425Baylor97
62Cotton PriceTB-DB6'118227Texas A&M83
73Bill RadovichROG-DG5'923830Southern California88
66Lake RobersonOE-DE6'121027Mississippi40
44Dave RyanTB-DB5'1019022Hardin-Simmons95
Larry SartoriOG-DG6'020828Fordham10
52Dom SigilloROT-DT6'023032Xavier (Ohio)52
20Bob SneddonWB-DB5'1018024Weber JC; St. Mary's (California)10
83Frank SzymanskiC-LB5'1122522Notre Dame40
6Damon TassosROG-DG6'122522Texas A&M93
33Jim ThomasonHB-DB6'020025Texas A&M40
64Ivan TrebotichBB-DB5'1020825St. Mary's (California)95
81Emil UremovichROT-DT6'223329Indiana88
11Art Van ToneWB-DB5'1018527Southern Mississippi22
20Dick WeberHB-DB5'1119526St. Louis30
86Bob WestfallFB-LB5'819026Michigan104
30Rex WilliamsC-LB6'120427Texas Tech20
50Alex WojciechowiczC-LB5'1121730Fordham104
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Frank Szymanski16CNotre Dame
Stan Mohrbacher324GIowa
Bob Wiese539BMichigan
Gene Fekete649BOhio State
Mike Jarmoluk762TTemple
Jack Lowther872BDetroit Mercy
Les Joop982TIllinois
Paul Walker1095EYale
Howie Hansen11105TUtah State
Mike Kasap12115TIllinois
Wally Hopp13128BNebraska
Ben Trickey14138BIowa
Win Williams15148ERice
Wayne Flanigan16161EDenver
O.J. Key17171BTulane
Jim McWhorter18181BAlabama
Len Zyzda16182DEPurdue
Clyde LeForce19194BTulsa
Mike Castronis20204GGeorgia
Ken Currier21214GWisconsin
Jack Verutti20227BSt. Mary's (California)
Roy Olsen23237BTulane
Russ Morrow24247CTennessee
Stan Green25260TOklahoma
Bob Ivory26270GDetroit Mercy
Dell Taylor27280BTulsa
Len Ciesla28293BCreighton
Frank Lopp29303TWisconsin
Paul Limont30313TNotre Dame
Ben Schadler31321BNorthwesternDeclared Ineligible
Tom Dorais32326BDetroit Mercy
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals42345564
Opponents Totals28924034
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals10240471566673
Opponents Totals10548421764568
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bob Westfall90000054
Bill Callihan1252792.600031
John Greene50000030
Dave Ryan2001333.3015
Jack Matheson20000114
Chuck DeShane20000012
Andy Farkas20000012
Chuck Fenenbock20000012
Dick Booth1000006
Ed Frutig1000006
Bob Nelson0001425.003
Team Totals27252792.62922.21195
Opponents Totals26242692.34580.01194
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bob Nelson1425.00/1/0/0/0/
Dave Ryan1333.30/0/1/0/0/
Team Totals2922.20/1/1/0/0/
Opponents Totals4580.01/1/1/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Westfall822342.9196
Chuck Fenenbock721432.0371
Andy Farkas311374.4270
Dave Ryan36932.681
Bill Callihan27853.1160
Cotton Price24713.0140
Dick Booth4205.090
Bob Brumley5183.640
Art Van Tone3144.770
Elmer Hackney6132.260
Dick Weber7101.470
Jim Thomason991.0100
Elmer Madarik252.540
Ivan Trebotich331.040
Bob Keene221.020
Team Totals3138572.7378
Opponents Totals3569122.67
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Chuck Fenenbock1104540.9547546.916.856t76.41110.046.4
Cotton Price521630.8282564.916.063t35.8815.427.9
Dave Ryan441329.5213317.525.561t36.81022.741.6
Dick Weber22627.311703.211.72700.0522.7.8.0
Bob Westfall4375.019122.830.363t125.000.0156.3
Bill Callihan5360.00346.811.315120.0240.080.4
Ivan Trebotich11100.0088.08.0800.000.0100.0
Team Totals2388736.611515446.517.763156.33615.141.0
Opponents Totals2278939.211516157.118.1177.52310.149.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
John Greene2655021.263t5
Jack Matheson1934117.934t1
Bob Westfall1220917.443t3
Andy Farkas913214.7292
Bill Callihan48822.029t1
Dick Booth39030.054t1
Art Van Tone36722.3410
Bob Brumley22713.5290
Chuck DeShane22914.5170
Ed Frutig252.53t1
Dave Ryan26733.563t1
Dave Diehl199.090
Chuck Fenenbock12424.0240
Jim Thomason166.060
Team Totals87154417.763t15
Opponents Totals89161518.117
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Ryan39030.0420
Chuck DeShane37525.046t1
John Greene36521.7370
Damon Tassos34916.3220
Ivan Trebotich34615.3280
Bill Callihan284.060
Elmer Madarik14040.0400
Cotton Price11616.0160
Al Kaporch11414.0140
Frank Szymanski11111.0110
Chuck Fenenbock11010.0100
Bob Nelson100.000
Team Totals2342418.446t1
Opponents Totals363128.72
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Dave Ryan1766939.4500
Chuck Fenenbock29108137.3570
Charley Price414837.0460
Joe Krol27437.0440
Dick Weber14242.0420
Team Totals53201438.057028.2
Opponents Totals6456321.1
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Ryan1522014.7580
Andy Farkas710114.4320
Chuck DeShane510721.481t1
Chuck Fenenbock56913.8280
Cotton Price33210.7140
Dick Booth284.080
Bob Westfall11616.0160
Jack Matheson11010.0100
Team Totals3956314.481t1
Opponents Totals329.7320
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Chuck Fenenbock719227.4490
Andy Farkas816520.6440
Dave Ryan613823.0340
Cotton Price47919.8280
Bob Westfall22613.0150
Dick Booth12626.0260
Dick Weber12424.0240
Ed Frutig11212.0120
Team Totals3066222.1490
Opponents Totals370
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Stan Batinski00022260
Dick Booth100000
Bob Brumley100000
Bill Callihan2101-10
Chuck DeShane2202130
Andy Farkas1202-40
Chuck Fenenbock4224371
Ed Frutig100000
John Greene0001100
Elmer Hackney110100
Bob Keene100000
Frank Kring0001110
Elmer Madarik0001110
Jack Matheson100000
Bob Nelson0001100
Cotton Price3202110
Bill Radovich0001100
Dave Ryan4303-10
Jim Thomason3303-160
Ivan Trebotich110100
Emil Uremovich0011200
Art Van Tone100000
Dick Weber1101-80
Bob Westfall3303-110
Team Totals3210221032521
Opponents Totals27101710270
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