1968 Detroit Lions

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4-8-2 Missed Playoffs
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1968 Detroit Lions

What was the record of the 1968 Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with a 4-8-2 record. They went 1-4-2 at home and 3-4 on the road.

What division did the 1968 Detroit Lions play in?

The 1968 Detroit Lions played in the Central Division of the National Football League.

What was the division record of the 1968 Detroit Lions?

During the regular season, the 1968 Detroit Lions went 3-2-1 against their NFL Central opponents.

What was the 1968 Detroit Lions record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Chicago Bears 2-0 100% +60
Green Bay Packers 1-0-1 75% +6
Minnesota Vikings 0-2 0% -21

What was the 1968 Detroit Lions record by month?

The 1968 Detroit Lions had their best month in September, when they went 2-1 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 0-4-1 and had a 10% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 2-1 66.7% +2
October 1-2-1 37.5% -3
November 0-4-1 10% -39
December 1-1 50% +6

Did the 1968 Detroit Lions make the Playoffs?

No, the Lions didn't make the Playoffs in 1968.

What was the point differential for the 1968 Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with a point differential of -34. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lions could have been expected to have about 5.8 wins, or a 6-8 record in the regular season.

How did the 1968 Detroit Lions perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1968 Detroit Lions went 1-3-2. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Lions went 0-1-2.

How did the 1968 Detroit Lions perform in overtime games?

The 1968 Detroit Lions did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1968 Detroit Lions?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1968 Detroit Lions was a 2 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1968 Detroit Lions?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Lions had during the 1968 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1968 Detroit Lions Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 15, 1968 @ Dallas Cowboys Loss 13 - 59
2 Sun, Sep 22, 1968 vs Chicago Bears Win 42 - 0
3 Sun, Sep 29, 1968 @ Green Bay Packers Win 23 - 17
4 Sun, Oct 6, 1968 @ Minnesota Vikings Loss 10 - 24
5 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 @ Chicago Bears Win 28 - 10
6 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 vs Green Bay Packers Tie 14 - 14
7 Sun, Oct 27, 1968 vs San Francisco 49ers Loss 7 - 14
8 Sun, Nov 3, 1968 @ Los Angeles Rams Loss 7 - 10
9 Sun, Nov 10, 1968 vs Baltimore Colts Loss 10 - 27
10 Sun, Nov 17, 1968 vs Minnesota Vikings Loss 6 - 13
11 Sun, Nov 24, 1968 vs New Orleans Saints Tie 20 - 20
12 Thu, Nov 28, 1968 vs Philadelphia Eagles Loss 0 - 12
13 Sun, Dec 8, 1968 @ Atlanta Falcons Win 24 - 7
14 Sun, Dec 15, 1968 @ Washington Redskins Loss 3 - 14

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