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1959 Detroit Lions season
Head Coach George Wilson
Home Field
Results
Record 3–8–1
Place 5th NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1959 Detroit Lions season was their 30th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 4–7–1, winning only three games.[1] They missed the playoffs for the second straight season.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 27, 1959 at Baltimore Colts L 21–9
55,588
2 October 4, 1959 at Green Bay Packers L 28–10
32,150
3 October 11, 1959 Baltimore Colts L 31–24
54,197
4 October 18, 1959 San Francisco 49ers L 34–13
52,585
5 October 25, 1959 at Los Angeles Rams W 17–7
74,288
6 November 1, 1959 at San Francisco 49ers L 33–7
59,064
7 November 8, 1959 at Pittsburgh Steelers T 10–10
24,614
8 November 15, 1959 Los Angeles Rams W 23–17
52,217
9 November 22, 1959 Chicago Bears L 24–14
54,059
10 November 26, 1959 Green Bay Packers L 24–17
49,221
11 December 6, 1959 Chicago Cardinals W 45–21
45,811
12 December 13, 1959 at Chicago Bears L 25–14
40,890

StandingsEdit

Template:1959 NFL Western standings

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1959 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl

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