The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with a 8-4 record. They went 5-1 at home and 3-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Detroit Lions went 10-4.
The 1957 Detroit Lions played in the West Division of the National Football League.
During the regular season, the 1957 Detroit Lions went 6-4 against their NFL West opponents.
The Lions won the NFL West in the 1957 season with a 8-4 record. The 49ers finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Colts finished 1 game back with a 7-5 record. The Rams finished 2 games back with a 6-6 record. The Bears finished 3 games back with a 5-7 record. The Packers finished 5 games back with a 3-9 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|Green Bay Packers||2-0||100%||+22|
|San Francisco 49ers||1-1||50%||+17|
|Los Angeles Rams||1-1||50%||-15|
The 1957 Detroit Lions had their best month in December, when they went 2-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was September, when they went 0-1 and lost all their games.
|Month||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with a point differential of +20. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lions could have been expected to have about 6.6 wins, or a 7-5 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1957 Detroit Lions went 3-1. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Lions went 1-0.
The 1957 Detroit Lions did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1957 Detroit Lions was a 3 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.
The longest losing streak that the Detroit Lions had during the 1957 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 29, 1957||@ Baltimore Colts||Loss 14 - 34|
|2||Sun, Oct 6, 1957||@ Green Bay Packers||Win 24 - 14|
|3||Sun, Oct 13, 1957||vs Los Angeles Rams||Win 10 - 7|
|4||Sun, Oct 20, 1957||vs Baltimore Colts||Win 31 - 27|
|5||Sun, Oct 27, 1957||@ Los Angeles Rams||Loss 17 - 35|
|6||Sun, Nov 3, 1957||@ San Francisco 49ers||Loss 31 - 35|
|7||Sun, Nov 10, 1957||@ Philadelphia Eagles||Win 27 - 16|
|8||Sun, Nov 17, 1957||vs San Francisco 49ers||Win 31 - 10|
|9||Sun, Nov 24, 1957||vs Chicago Bears||Loss 7 - 27|
|10||Thu, Nov 28, 1957||vs Green Bay Packers||Win 18 - 6|
|11||Sun, Dec 8, 1957||vs Cleveland Browns||Win 20 - 7|
|12||Sun, Dec 15, 1957||@ Chicago Bears||Win 21 - 13|
|Div Divisional Round||Sun, Dec 22, 1957||@ San Francisco 49ers||Win 31 - 27|
|NFLC NFL Championship||Sun, Dec 29, 1957||vs Cleveland Browns||Win 59 - 14|