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1950 Detroit Lions (NFL) 4th place National Conference 6-6-0 .500
Head Coach: Bo McMillin
LineAldo Forte
BackfieldBuddy Parker
EndsGeorge Wilson
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/19/1950APittsburgh Steelers14-17LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field26338
Fri8/25/1950ACleveland Browns14-35LAkron, OHRubber Bowl23670
Wed8/30/1950NWashington Redskins24-28LDallas, TXCotton Bowl50000
Sat9/2/1950NPhiladelphia Eagles24-49LLittle Rock, ARWar Memorial Stadium29000
Sat9/9/1950NChicago Cardinals24-16WBirmingham, ALLegion Field15000
Sun9/17/1950AGreen Bay Packers45-7WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium20285
Sun9/24/1950HPittsburgh Steelers10-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium18707
Fri9/29/1950ANew York Yanks21-44LNew York, NYYankee Stadium11096
Sun10/8/1950HSan Francisco 49ers24-7WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium17337
Sun10/15/1950HLos Angeles Rams28-30LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium32589
Sun10/22/1950ASan Francisco 49ers27-28LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium26252
Sun10/29/1950ALos Angeles Rams24-65LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum27475
Sun11/5/1950HChicago Bears21-35LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium30410
Sun11/19/1950HGreen Bay Packers24-21WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium17752
Thu11/23/1950HNew York Yanks49-14WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium30206
Sun12/3/1950ABaltimore Colts45-21WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium12059
Sun12/10/1950AChicago Bears3-6LChicago, ILWrigley Field34604
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
65Les BingamanMG6-327224Illinois1212
80Cloyce BoxLOE6-422027West Texas A&M1211
64Howie BrownROG-LOG5-1122028Indiana1212
71Chet BulgerLOT6-323933Auburn127
88Jim CainRDE6-120223Alabama1212
70Gus CifelliROT6-424424Nevada-Reno; Notre Dame128
30Ollie ClineFB-ROH6-020025Ohio State109
76Lou CreekmurLOG6-424623William & Mary129
44Don DollLDH5-1018524Southern California1111
24Fred EnkeQB-FB6-120126Arizona120
74Dick FlanaganLOG-C6-021624Ohio State70
81John GreeneROE-LOE6-021030Michigan123
81Rex GrossmanFB6-121526Indiana40
84Barney HafenLDE6-219629Dixie JC; Utah1211
82Leon HartROE-LDE-LLB6-525722Notre Dame121
14Bob HoernschemeyerROH-FB5-1119425Indiana; Navy109
72Floyd JaszewskiOT6-423023Minnesota129
17Jerry KrallROH-LOH5-1018523Ohio State70
22Bobby LayneQB-K6-120124Texas1212
57Ray LiningerMLB-C5-1121723Ohio State1212
16Dante MagnaniROH5-1018233St. Mary's (California)70
74Lloyd McDermottROG6-124025Kentucky11
73Thurman McGrawLDT6-523523Colorado State1212
28Don PancieraS6-119523Boston College; San Francisco40
33John PanelliLLB-FB5-1120024Notre Dame88
42Lindy PearsonLOH6-019821Oklahoma111
75John PrchlikRDT6-423425Yale1212
89Dick RifenburgLOE6-319524Michigan120
12Dan SandiferLDH-LDH6-119023Louisiana State53
36Bill SchrollRLB-FB6-021424Louisiana State1210
11Clarence SelfS-ROH5-818125Wisconsin1212
53Jack SimmonsC6-423626Detroit Mercy127
40Bob SmithRDH6-119825Tulsa; Iowa129
60Joe SoboleskiROG-LOG6-021324Michigan124
18Wally TriplettROH-RDH5-1017324Penn State71
37Doak WalkerLOH-K5-1117323Southern Methodist1211
51Joe WatsonC-LLB-RLB6-323525Rice84
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Leon HartBonus1ENotre Dame
Joe Watson15CRice
Thurman McGraw227TColorado Statefrom PHI
Art Murakowski331BNorthwestern
Ernie Keily444GTexas-El Paso
Hal Fitkin557BDartmouth
Floyd Jaszewski670TMinnesota
Bill Leverman783BSt. Edward's
Ralph McAllister896BMinnesota
Ed Wood9109GDetroit Mercy
Red Malcolm10122BGustavus Adolphus
Jack Wilson11135TOhio State
Bucky Walters12148TBrown
Jim Ryan13161BSan Francisco
Cliff Squires14174CNebraska Wesleyan
Tom Worthington15187BNorthwestern
Jerry Greiner16200CDetroit Mercy
Connie Callahan17213BMorningside
Don Stansauk18226TDenver
Gus Cifelli19239TNotre Dame
Fred Davis20252EMaryland
George Brewer21265BOklahoma
Jim Tate22278TPurdue
Irv Heller23291TBoston University
Jim McDowell24304GWilliam & Mary
Gene Glick25317BMichigan State
Bobby Lee26330BTexas
Elbert Johnson27343ETexas Tech
Johnny Karras28356BIllinoisDeclared Ineligible
Russ Steger29369BIllinois
Rube DeRoin30382COklahoma State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals368299104
Opponents Totals55769662
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals20992981986804
Opponents Totals200701131786803
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Doak Walker11384192.781844.40128
Cloyce Box110000066
Bobby Layne41250.000025
John Greene30000018
Ollie Cline20000012
Bob Hoernschemeyer20000012
Lindy Pearson20000012
Wally Triplett20000012
Jim Cain1000006
Don Doll1000006
Leon Hart1000006
Dick Rifenburg1000006
Clarence Self1000006
Bob Smith1000006
Team Totals43394390.781844.40321
Opponents Totals39373994.941136.41285
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Doak Walker81844.41/2/3/2/0/
Team Totals81844.41/2/3/2/0/
Opponents Totals41136.41/1/1/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Hoernschemeyer844715.696t1
Doak Walker833864.730t5
Bobby Layne562504.5304
Ollie Cline692273.341t2
Wally Triplett14926.6140
Lindy Pearson31822.6112
John Panelli32822.6140
Fred Enke9161.8160
Clarence Self393.060
Dante Magnani372.350
Dan Sandifer133.030
Bill Schroll111.010
Jerry Krall300.060
Team Totals38916264.296t14
Opponents Totals39913673.413
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bobby Layne33615245.216623236.915.382t164.8185.4354196962.1
Fred Enke532241.5244248.019.346t59.4713.21441061.9
Bob Hoernschemeyer4125.02194.819.019t125.0125.0001946.9
Doak Walker7114.3660.96.0600.000.000639.6
Lindy Pearson300.0000.000.03100.00000.0
Team Totals40317643.719827726.915.882t225.5297.2368240455.4
Opponents Totals38119150.115925806.813.5236.0318.1270231058.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Cloyce Box50100920.282t11
Doak Walker3553415.3436
Leon Hart3150516.366t1
John Greene2236816.746t2
Dick Rifenburg10969.619t1
Bob Hoernschemeyer8789.841t1
Ollie Cline7182.6250
Wally Triplett67011.7180
Jerry Krall26130.5410
John Panelli294.570
Clarence Self11212.0120
Jim Cain188.080
Lindy Pearson144.040
Team Totals176277215.882t22
Opponents Totals191258013.523
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Doll1216313.6381
Bob Smith512825.6411
Clarence Self38428.056t1
Ray Lininger3206.7150
Dan Sandifer22713.5270
Bill Schroll284.070
Doak Walker14040.0400
Joe Watson155.050
Thurman McGraw144.040
Don Panciera111.010
Team Totals3148015.556t3
Opponents Totals2937212.80
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bob Smith32131040.9600
Doak Walker32127839.9611
Bob Hoernschemeyer414736.8420
Team Totals68273540.261152932.4
Opponents Totals73316643.4389
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Clarence Self1212910.8290
Wally Triplett11948.6190
Doak Walker57715.4290
Don Doll57114.2200
Jerry Krall199.090
Lindy Pearson166.060
Fred Enke133.030
Team Totals3638910.8290
Opponents Totals4552911.80
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Doak Walker1022522.5480
Wally Triplett841151.497t1
Lindy Pearson712017.1290
Clarence Self615525.8350
Don Doll25226.0310
John Panelli24824.0250
Ollie Cline12020.0200
Rex Grossman11515.0150
Fred Enke11111.0110
Jim Cain11010.0100
Howie Brown100.000
Team Totals40106726.797t1
Opponents Totals54121822.62
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Les Bingaman0002200
Cloyce Box0001100
Howie Brown0010100
Jim Cain0002221
Gus Cifelli0010130
Ollie Cline710100
Don Doll0001100
Fred Enke3404-20
John Greene0010111
Barney Hafen0004460
Leon Hart1022150
Bob Hoernschemeyer100000
Floyd Jaszewski0010100
Jerry Krall100000
Bobby Layne1350500
Ray Lininger100000
Thurman McGraw0005500
John Panelli110100
Lindy Pearson202230
Bill Schroll00011170
Clarence Self100000
Jack Simmons0001100
Bob Smith00123300
Wally Triplett1011181
Doak Walker300000
Joe Watson0010110
Team Totals3518172441963
Opponents Totals35241118290
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