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1946 Detroit Lions (NFL) 5th place Western Division 1-10-0 .091
Head Coach: Gus Dorais
LineJoe Bach
Assistant CoachPete Cawthon
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri9/6/1946NNew York Giants20-22LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium10941
Sun9/15/1946ACharlotte Clippers28-3WCharlotte, NCMemorial Stadium13000
Thu9/19/1946APhiladelphia Eagles7-10LBethlehem, PALiberty High School Stadium10000
Mon9/30/1946AChicago Cardinals14-34LChicago, ILComiskey Park14667
Sun10/6/1946AWashington Redskins16-17LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium33569
Sun10/13/1946HChicago Cardinals14-36LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium21939
Sun10/20/1946ALos Angeles Rams14-35LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum27928
Sun10/27/1946AGreen Bay Packers7-10LWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair Park17073
Sun11/3/1946HLos Angeles Rams20-41LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium34447
Sun11/10/1946HPittsburgh Steelers17-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium13621
Sun11/17/1946HGreen Bay Packers0-9LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium21055
Sun11/24/1946AChicago Bears6-42LChicago, ILWrigley Field24270
Thu11/28/1946HBoston Yanks10-34LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium13010
Sun12/8/1946HChicago Bears24-45LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium19579
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-DG5'1021529Temple1110
88Jim CallahanTB-DB5'1118526Texas Tech; Texas117
84Bob CifersBB5'1120126Tennessee92
21Ted CremerLOE-DE6'220927Auburn119
76Bill deCorrevontWB6'018628Northwestern105
17Chuck DeShaneBB-DB6'121228Alabama96
46Leon FichmanROT-DT6'121525Alabama105
25Aldo ForteLOG-DG6'021328Montana21
11Ed FrutigOE-DE6'119026Michigan70
10John GreeneLOE-DE6'021026Michigan112
34Elmer HackneyFB6'120230Kansas State51
Jack HelmsOE-DE6'421524Georgia Tech50
42Jim JonesTB6'017526Union (Tennessee)10
31Ralph JonesOE-DE6'220024Union (Tennessee); Alabama60
80Walt JurkiewiczC6'122027Indiana91
40Elmer MadarikWB-DB5'1120024Detroit Mercy96
82Jack MathesonROE-DE6'222126Western Michigan1010
Vince MazzaDE6'121621none10
85Joel McCoyOHB5'1017026Alabama90
73Jim MontgomeryOT-DT6'423524Texas A&M80
68Tony RubinoROG-DG5'1020825Wake Forest81
44Dave RyanTB-DB5'1019023Hardin-Simmons116
18Dom SanzottaWB5'919025Western Reserve52
55Ivan SchottelBB6'220426Northwest Missouri State83
30Gene SpanglerOHB5'1019524Tulsa90
83Frank SzymanskiC5'1122523Notre Dame106
6Damon TassosROG-DG6'122523Texas A&M1110
71Russ ThomasLOT-DT6'323722Ohio State109
81Emil UremovichROT-DT6'223330Indiana106
33Walt VezmarOG-DG5'1123521Michigan State90
86Bob WestfallFB5'819027Michigan103
20Lloyd WickettLOT-DT6'120826Oregon State92
66Camp WilsonFB6'120024Tarleton State JC; Hardin-Simmons; Tulsa95
Alex WojciechowiczC5'1121731Fordham33
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bill Dellastatious18BMissouri
Russ Thomas322TOhio StateDeclared Ineligible
Dave Harris538EWake Forest
Joe Eddins647GAuburn
Pete Berezney758TNotre Dame
Keith DeCourcey867BOregon
Bill Hedges978TWest Texas A&M
Thornton Dixon1087TOhio State
Bob Stevens1198BOregon State
Pat Farris12107TTexas Tech
Paul Copoulos13118BMarquette
Ty Irby14127BAuburn
Pat Thrash15138ESouth Carolina
Kelley Mote16147EDuke
Bill Scruggs17158BRice
Ben Wall18167BCentral Michigan
Merlin Kispert19178BMinnesota
Don Malmberg20187TUCLA
Norm Maloney21198EPurdue
Jack Simmons22207BDetroit Mercy
Joe Pulte23218EDetroit Mercy
Bob Funderberg24227Northwestern
Ed Stacco25238TColgate
Roger Anderson26247GGeorgia Tech
Chuck Murdock27258EGeorgia Tech
Dick Van Dusen28267CMinnesota
Bill Agnew29278BCalifornia
Tom Panos30287GUtah
Orlando Palesse31293EMarquette
Otis Schellstede32297GOklahoma State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals22313851
Opponents Totals451178761
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals12049591282635
Opponents Totals2031047821100912
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bob Cifers40000024
Camp Wilson30000018
John Greene20000114
Jack Helms04666.73475.0013
Jim Callahan20000012
Bill deCorrevont20000012
Ed Frutig20000012
Dave Ryan20000012
Chuck DeShane01010100.0010.0010
Ivan Schottel1000006
Bob Westfall1000006
Damon Tassos033100.0010.003
Team Totals19171989.53650.01142
Opponents Totals41384192.781553.31310
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Chuck DeShane010.00/0/0/0/0/
Jack Helms3475.00/1/2/0/0/
Damon Tassos010.00/0/0/0/0/
Team Totals3650.00/1/2/0/0/
Opponents Totals81553.33/3/0/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Camp Wilson642073.2153
Jim Callahan52861.7402
Dom Sanzotta67212.0510
Dave Ryan71650.9271
Bob Westfall28541.991
Bob Cifers8182.360
Ivan Schottel4123.050
Elmer Madarik870.940
Chuck DeShane231.520
Jim Jones331.040
Gene Spangler111.010
Joel McCoy19-29-1.5150
Bill deCorrevont8-32-4.0-50
Team Totals2744701.7517
Opponents Totals48116983.519
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Dave Ryan1547347.4649656.313.288t63.91711.041.1
Jim Callahan682232.4393595.316.356t22.9710.321.3
Bill deCorrevont19842.191558.219.470t210.5210.566.7
Elmer Madarik14750.071047.414.947t17.100.098.5
Joel McCoy18633.38724.012.03400.0422.26.9
Bob Cifers6233.33244.012.02600.0116.76.9
Bob Westfall2150.00-5-2.5-5.0-500.0150.016.7
Chuck DeShane100.0100.000.000.039.6
Dom Sanzotta100.0100.000.000.039.6
Jim Jones400.0300.000.0125.00.0
Team Totals28711941.513516745.814.188t113.83311.534.1
Opponents Totals24912349.411319757.916.1208.0135.281.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
John Greene2028914.588t2
Jack Matheson1717810.5330
Bob Westfall171428.4240
Ted Cremer1517911.9390
Bill deCorrevont1027827.872t2
Ed Frutig8729.0172
Camp Wilson7628.9260
Elmer Madarik6386.3200
Bob Cifers417844.570t4
Ralph Jones48421.0290
Ivan Schottel414636.570t1
Chuck DeShane2136.5130
Dom Sanzotta2199.5140
Gene Spangler210.50
Dave Ryan1-5-5.0-50
Team Totals119167414.188t11
Opponents Totals123197516.120
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Ryan410526.3440
Elmer Madarik37525.0310
Jim Callahan284.080
Damon Tassos13030.0300
Jack Matheson188.080
Chuck DeShane133.030
Russ Thomas111.010
Team Totals1323017.7440
Opponents Totals3343013.00
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bob Cifers30136945.6730
Camp Wilson2286839.5691
Bill Decorrevont529358.6810
Ivan Schottel520841.6600
Jim Callahan418245.5630
Jim Jones1-9-9.0-90
Team Totals67291143.481133437.6
Opponents Totals52209540.333232.7
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Ryan7578.1180
Bill deCorrevont68113.5280
Jim Callahan67111.8220
Elmer Madarik57114.2210
Dom Sanzotta24120.5280
Joel McCoy188.080
Bob Cifers133.030
Team Totals2833211.9280
Opponents Totals3333410.10
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Ryan1530820.5510
Bill deCorrevont1018318.3480
Camp Wilson712718.1680
Jim Callahan613322.2280
Elmer Madarik513126.2400
Bob Westfall45814.5200
Jim Jones34414.7210
Dom Sanzotta24020.0210
Gene Spangler23015.0200
John Greene22914.5180
Ivan Schottel12020.0200
Jack Matheson11717.0170
Joel McCoy177.070
Team Totals59112719.1510
Opponents Totals2860121.50
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Jim Callahan4213-370
Bob Cifers220230
Bill deCorrevont431400
Leon Fichman0002220
Ed Frutig00112-150
John Greene0001100
Elmer Madarik0010150
Joel McCoy200000
Dave Ryan7134161
Dom Sanzotta100000
Russ Thomas0010100
Emil Uremovich00044240
Walt Vezmar0021380
Lloyd Wickett0001100
Camp Wilson600000
Alex Wojciechowicz00000
Team Totals261214163021
Opponents Totals31161512271
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