The Detroit Lions were humiliated by the San Francisco 49ers, 49 to 0, on October 1, 1961.

1961 Detroit Lions

Final

SF

49ers

2-1-0

49

DET

Lions

2-1-0

0

1

14

0

2

7

0

3

21

0

4

7

0

Total

49

0

1st quarter

SF

DET

49ers

J.D. Smith 5-yard run (Tommy Davis kick)

7

0

49ers

Bob Waters 10-yard run (Tommy Davis kick)

14

0

2nd quarter

SF

DET

49ers

Billy Kilmer 1-yard run (Tommy Davis kick)

21

0

3rd quarter

SF

DET

49ers

Abe Woodson 98-yard kickoff return (Tommy Davis kick)

28

0

49ers

Billy Kilmer 7-yard run (Tommy Davis kick)

35

0

49ers

J.D. Smith 1-yard run (Tommy Davis kick)

42

0

4th quarter

SF

DET

49ers

Bill Cooper 1-yard run (Tommy Davis kick)

49

0

49ers

Lions

1st Downs

23

16

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

62

70

Total Yards

317

291

Yards per play

5.1

4.2

Passing

139

236

Comp - Att

8 - 20

18 - 43

Yards per pass

6.6

5.2

Interceptions thrown

1

4

Sacks - Yards lost

1 - 12

2 - 18

Rushing

178

55

Rushing Attempts

41

25

Yards per rush

4.3

2.2

Penalties

2

5

Turnovers

2

6

Fumbles lost

1

2

Interceptions

1

4

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
John Brodie 5 12 108 9.0 0 1 39.6
Billy Kilmer 3 7 43 6.1 0 0 63.4
Bob Waters 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 39.6
Team 8 20 139 7.6 0 1 1 46.0

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Billy Kilmer 16 103 6.4 2
Bob Waters 8 38 4.8 1
J.D. Smith 9 28 3.1 2
Dale Messer 3 13 4.3 0
John Brodie 1 2 2.0 0
Bill Cooper 1 1 1.0 1
C.R. Roberts 3 -7 -2.3 0
Team 41 178 4.3 6

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Clyde Conner 4 81 20.3 0
Monty Stickles 3 60 20.0 0
J.D. Smith 1 10 10.0 0
Team 8 151 7.6 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 2 1 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 2.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Tommy Davis 0 0 7 7
Team 0 0 7 7

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Tommy Davis 4 178 44.5
Billy Kilmer 2 121 60.5
Team 6 299 49.8

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Abe Woodson 1 98 98.0 1
Team 1 98 98.0 1

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Dale Messer 1 5 5.0 0
Abe Woodson 2 0 0.0 0
Team 3 5 1.7 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Earl Morrall 9 23 130 5.7 0 1 40.1
Jim Ninowski 9 20 124 6.2 0 3 25.8
Team 18 43 236 5.9 0 4 2 22.8

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Nick Pietrosante 12 34 2.8 0
Howard Cassady 5 33 6.6 0
Dan Lewis 4 4 1.0 0
Johnny Olszewski 1 -1 -1.0 0
Earl Morrall 3 -15 -5.0 0
Team 25 55 2.2 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Jim Gibbons 7 96 13.7 0
Terry Barr 1 48 48.0 0
Pat Studstill 3 36 12.0 0
Gail Cogdill 3 22 7.3 0
Nick Pietrosante 2 20 10.0 0
Glenn Davis 1 18 18.0 0
Johnny Olszewski 1 14 14.0 0
Team 18 254 5.9 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 2 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jim Martin 0 1 0 0
Team 0 1 0 0

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Yale Lary 5 245 49.0
Team 5 245 49.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Jim Steffen 5 125 25.0 0
Bruce Maher 1 19 19.0 0
Sam Williams 1 4 4.0 0
Team 7 148 21.1 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Yale Lary 1 8 8.0 0
Night Train Lane 1 6 6.0 0
Jim Steffen 2 6 3.0 0
Howard Cassady 1 4 4.0 0
Team 5 24 4.8 0

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Team Leaders

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PASS

4,575

Goff

Jared Goff

RUSH

1,015

Montgomery

David Montgomery

REC

1,515

Brown

Amon-Ra St. Brown

Team Rankings

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PPG

27.1

5th

OPP PPG

23.2

23rd

RUSH YDS/G

135.9

5th

PASS YDS/G

270.9

4th

2023 Division Standings

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TEAM W L T PCT
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
Bears Bears
7 10 0 .412
Vikings Vikings
7 10 0 .412

Last Game

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SF 49ers

2-0-0

34

Final

31

DET Lions

2-1-0

Sun 28 Jan 2024

NFL 2023 Leaders

NFL 2023 Rankings

NFL 2023 Betting

NFL 2023 Division Standings

AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529

NFL 2023 Scores & Schedule

Scores

DATE MATCHUP SCORE
Sat
2/10
SF SF
@
KC KC
22-25
Sat
1/27
KC KC
@
BAL BAL
17-10
Sat
1/27
DET DET
@
SF SF
31-34
Sat
1/20
TB TB
@
DET DET
23-31
Sat
1/20
KC KC
@
BUF BUF
27-24

Schedule

DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Fri
9/6
GB GB
@
PHI PHI
1:00 PM