The Detroit Lions couldn't pull it off against the Philadelphia Eagles, 27 to 24, on December 17, 1961.

Final

PHI

Eagles

10-4-0

27

DET

Lions

8-5-1

24

Team

PHI

DET

1

3

3

2

7

0

3

7

7

4

10

14

Total

27

24

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

PHI

DET

Eagles

Bobby Walston 21-yard field goal

3

0

Lions

Jim Martin 49-yard field goal

3

3

2nd quarter

PHI

DET

Eagles

Tommy McDonald 1-yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)

10

3

3rd quarter

PHI

DET

Lions

Gail Cogdill 84-yard pass from Jim Ninowski (Jim Martin kick)

10

10

Eagles

Pete Retzlaff 11-yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)

17

10

4th quarter

PHI

DET

Lions

Jim Ninowski 14-yard run (Jim Martin kick)

17

17

Lions

Nick Pietrosante 1-yard run (Jim Martin kick)

17

24

Eagles

Dick Lucas 16-yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)

24

24

Eagles

Bobby Walston 10-yard field goal

27

24