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1967 Detroit Lions season
Head Coach Joe Schmidt
Home Field Tiger Stadium
Results
Record 5-7-2
Place 3rd NFL Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1966 1968

The 1967 Detroit Lions season was the 38th season in franchise history. On August 5, the Lions played the Denver Broncos in an exhibition game. The Broncos beat the Lions by a score of 13-7 and became the first AFL team to beat an NFL team.[1]

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1 7 Mel Farr[2] Running BackUCLA
2 34 Lem Barney Defensive BackJackson State
3 60 Paul Naumoff LinebackerTennessee
4 88 Lew Kamanu Defensive EndWeber State
6 141 Tim Jones QuarterbackWeber State

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Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1967 at Green Bay Packers T 17-17
50,861
2 September 24, 1967 Cleveland Browns W 31-14
57,383
3 October 1, 1967 St. Louis Cardinals L 38-28
43,821
4 October 8, 1967 Green Bay Packers L 27-17
57,877
5 October 15, 1967 at Chicago Bears L 14-3
46,024
6 October 22, 1967 Atlanta Falcons W 24-3
50,601
7 October 29, 1967 at San Francisco 49ers W 45-3
37,990
8 November 5, 1967 Chicago Bears L 27-13
55,606
9 November 12, 1967 at Minnesota Vikings T 10-10
40,032
10 November 19, 1967 at Baltimore Colts L 41-7
60,238
11 November 23, 1967 Los Angeles Rams L 31-7
54,389
12 December 3, 1967 Pittsburgh Steelers L 24-14
47,713
13 December 10, 1967 at New York Giants W 30-7
63,011
14 December 17, 1967 Minnesota Vikings W 14-3
44,874

StandingsEdit

Western Conference
Central Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Green Bay Packers 941.692332209
Chicago Bears 761.538239218
Detroit Lions 572.417260259
Minnesota Vikings 383.273233294

RosterEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.283
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 395
  3. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/det/1967_draft.htm

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