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1949 Detroit Lions (NFL) 4th place Western Division 4-8-0 .333
Head Coach: Bo McMillin
LineTim Temerario
EndsGeorge Wilson
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Tue8/23/1949NNew York Bulldogs21-10WHershey, PAHershey Stadium12984
Tue8/30/1949NWashington Redskins7-31LDenver, COUniversity of Denver Stadium13985
Sat9/3/1949NPhiladelphia Eagles14-45LNew Orleans, LACity Park Stadium12000
Sat9/10/1949NPittsburgh Steelers41-21WRoanoke, VAVictory Stadium13000
Sun9/18/1949NNew York Giants21-6WSt. Paul, MNCentral High School Stadium7000
Fri9/23/1949ALos Angeles Rams24-27LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum17878
Mon10/3/1949HPhiladelphia Eagles14-22LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium20163
Sat10/8/1949APittsburgh Steelers7-14LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field21355
Sun10/16/1949HLos Angeles Rams10-21LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium19839
Sun10/23/1949AChicago Cardinals24-7WChicago, ILComiskey Park19490
Sun10/30/1949AGreen Bay Packers14-16LWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair Park6177
Sun11/6/1949HChicago Cardinals19-42LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium19465
Sun11/13/1949AChicago Bears24-27LChicago, ILWrigley Field32716
Sun11/20/1949ANew York Giants45-21WNew York, NYPolo Grounds14661
Thu11/24/1949HChicago Bears7-28LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium22912
Sun12/4/1949HNew York Bulldogs28-27WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium11956
Sun12/11/1949HGreen Bay Packers21-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium9722
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
85Abe AddamsDE6'222023Indiana10
65Les BingamanROG-DG6'327223Illinois121
11Cloyce BoxROH6'422026West Texas A&M115
George BrodnaxDE6'120222Georgia Tech10
64Howie BrownROT-DT5'1122027Indiana1210
63Mario DeMarcoLOG-DG5'1120025Miami (Florida)1111
60Chuck DeShaneLOG-DG6'121231Alabama91
44Don DollLOH-DB5'1018523Southern California111
35Bill DudleyLOH5'1017528Virginia1211
24Fred EnkeQB6'120125Arizona127
85Sam GoldmanDE6'322833Ohio State; Samford71
81John GreeneROE-DE6'021029Michigan1211
17Mel GroomesROH-DB6'017222Indiana60
84Barney HafenLOE-DE6'219628Dixie JC; Utah110
70George HekkersLOT-DT6'422926Wisconsin116
36John HollarFB6'022327Appalachian State85
22Clyde LeForceQB5'1117626Tulsa91
19Chick MaggioliLOH-DB5'1017827Indiana; Notre Dame; Illinois110
87Bob MannLOE-DE5'1117225Michigan1111
38Jim MelloDB-LB5'1019029Notre Dame80
83Kelley MoteLOE-DE6'218926South Carolina; Duke121
33John PanelliFB-LB5'1120023Notre Dame111
53Bob PifferiniC-LB6'021027San Jose State121
88Ollie PooleDE6'322027Mississippi; North Carolina; Mississippi20
75John PrchlikRPT-DT6'423424Yale112
Hal PrescottDE6'119929Hardin-Simmons10
76Mike RoussosLPT-DT6'223723Pittsburgh60
86Al RussasDE6'221026Tennessee80
73Jack SimmonsC-LB6'423625Detroit Mercy1211
40Bob SmithROH-DB6'119824Tulsa; Iowa112
82Cecil SoudersLOT-DT6'121028Ohio State115
71Russ ThomasLOT-DT6'323725Ohio State81
76John TreadwayLOT-DT6'425832Lon Morris JC; Hardin-Simmons70
18Wally TriplettROH5'1017323Penn State115
28Frank TripuckaQB6'219222Notre Dame64
67Bill WardROG-DG6'023028Washington State; Washington1211
16Camp WilsonFB6'120027Tarleton State JC; Hardin-Simmons; Tulsa126
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
John Rauch12QBGeorgia
John Panelli212BNotre Dame
Lou Kusserow322BColumbia
Joe Sullivan432BDartmouth
George Brodnax542EGeorgia Tech
Bob Meinert652BOklahoma State
Chuck Drazenovich982BPenn StateFuture
Bill Davis1092GDuke
Ernie Settembre11102TMiami (Florida)
Virgil Boteler12112CNew Mexico
Al Russas13122ETennessee
Dayle Panter14132TUtah State
Bob Pifferini15142CSan Jose State
Kimball Merrill16152TBrigham Young
Zealand Thigpen17162BVanderbilt
Bill Wehr18172CDenison
Wally Triplett19182BPenn State
Joe Romano20192TNorth Carolina
Ray Lininger21202COhio State
Gil Tobler22212BUtah
Bob Patterson23222GMississippi State
Oswald Clark24232EMichigan
Les Cowan25242EMcMurry
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals595421103
Opponents Totals34756882
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals206811042171662
Opponents Totals204103851673700
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bill Dudley6303293.851435.7081
John Greene70000042
Cloyce Box40000024
Bob Mann40000024
Don Doll20000012
Wally Triplett20000012
Fred Enke1000006
Mel Groomes1000006
Clyde LeForce1000006
Chick Maggioli1000006
Bob Smith1000006
Frank Tripucka1000006
Camp Wilson1000006
Team Totals32303293.851435.70237
Opponents Totals35323591.451533.31259
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Brian Dudley51435.71/3/0/1/0/
Team Totals51435.71/3/0/1/0/
Opponents Totals51533.30/1/2/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Dudley1254023.2223
Camp Wilson682223.3241
Wally Triplett532214.280t1
Bob Smith331624.9200
Fred Enke361343.7331
Cloyce Box30622.1110
Clyde LeForce13584.5271
John Panelli10373.790
Frank Tripucka12363.0191
Don Doll8253.110t1
John Hollar8212.60
Mel Groomes111.010
Team Totals39713813.580t9
Opponents Totals49118273.715
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Fred Enke1426344.4747935.612.658t64.253.514564861.7
Frank Tripucka1456242.8698335.713.464t96.2149.78275142.8
Clyde LeForce1125347.3506655.912.54032.798.011055541.7
Team Totals39917844.619322915.712.964t184.5287.0337195449.0
Opponents Totals31214947.813118145.812.2144.53210.3206160841.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Mann66101415.464t4
John Greene4254212.958t7
Bill Dudley271907.018t2
Cloyce Box1527618.4434
Wally Triplett89011.3320
Camp Wilson6315.2190
Kelley Mote45814.5220
Mel Groomes33311.0201
Bob Smith2168.0120
Don Doll1-5-5.0-50
Fred Enke11414.0140
Barney Hafen11010.0100
Chick Maggioli199.090
John Panelli11313.0130
Team Totals178229112.964t18
Opponents Totals149181412.214
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Doll1130127.495t1
Bob Smith921824.2102t1
Jim Mello36120.3280
Chick Maggioli34615.3230
Bob Pifferini331.030
Mel Groomes12525.0250
John Panelli122.020
Chuck DeShane100.000
Team Totals3265620.5102t2
Opponents Totals2836513.04
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bill Dudley34127837.6551
Frank Tripucka28107438.4501
Team Totals62235237.955236732.0
Opponents Totals59256443.555731.8
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Wally Triplett2128113.462t1
Bill Dudley1119918.167t1
Don Doll55210.4210
Bob Smith22512.5330
Team Totals3955714.367t2
Opponents Totals383679.71
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Don Doll2153625.5560
Bill Dudley1324618.9310
Bob Smith717224.6380
Cloyce Box35016.7230
Jim Mello33712.3200
John Panelli11616.0160
Cecil Souders177.070
Team Totals49106421.7560
Opponents Totals3871218.70
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Les Bingaman0001100
Cloyce Box210100
Howie Brown0010100
Don Doll212300
Bill Dudley8101-20
Fred Enke6505-30
Sam Goldman0001110
John Greene100000
George Hekkers100000
Clyde LeForce110100
Chick Maggioli0004481
Jim Mello00123250
Kelley Mote0001100
John Panelli100000
Bob Pifferini00011130
John Prchlik0001100
Jack Simmons0001100
Bob Smith412300
John Treadway101100
Wally Triplett310140
Frank Tripucka100000
Camp Wilson300000
Team Totals3421131730461
Opponents Totals31171421351
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