The Detroit Lions crushed the Cleveland Browns, 59 to 14, in the 1957 NFL championship game on December 29, 1957.

1957 Detroit Lions

Final

CLE

Browns

0-1-0

14

DET

Lions

2-0-0

59

1

0

17

2

7

14

3

7

14

4

0

14

Total

14

59

1st quarter

CLE

DET

Lions

Jim Martin 31-yard field goal

0

3

Lions

Tobin Rote 1-yard run (Jim Martin kick)

0

10

Lions

Gene Gedman 1-yard run (Jim Martin kick)

0

17

2nd quarter

CLE

DET

Browns

Jim Brown 29-yard run (Lou Groza kick)

7

17

Lions

Steve Junker 26-yard pass from Tobin Rote (Jim Martin kick)

7

24

Lions

Terry Barr 19-yard interception return (Jim Martin kick)

7

31

3rd quarter

CLE

DET

Browns

Lew Carpenter 5-yard run (Lou Groza kick)

14

31

Lions

Jim Doran 78-yard pass from Tobin Rote (Jim Martin kick)

14

38

Lions

Steve Junker 23-yard pass from Tobin Rote (Jim Martin kick)

14

45

4th quarter

CLE

DET

Lions

Dave Middleton 32-yard pass from Tobin Rote (Jim Martin kick)

14

52

Lions

Howard Cassady 16-yard pass from Jerry Reichow (Jim Martin kick)

14

59

Browns

Lions

1st Downs

17

22

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

61

56

Total Yards

313

433

Yards per play

5.1

7.7

Passing

95

296

Comp - Att

9 - 21

13 - 21

Yards per pass

4.1

14.1

Interceptions thrown

5

0

Sacks - Yards lost

2 - 17

0 - 0

Rushing

218

137

Rushing Attempts

38

35

Yards per rush

5.7

3.9

Penalties

4

7

Turnovers

7

1

Fumbles lost

2

1

Interceptions

5

0

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Tommy O'Connell 4 8 61 7.6 0 2 0 35.9
Milt Plum 5 12 51 4.3 0 2 1 14.9
Chet Hanulak 0 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0
Team 9 21 95 5.3 0 5 2 20.4

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Lew Carpenter 14 82 5.9 1
Jim Brown 20 69 3.5 1
Milt Plum 3 46 15.3 0
Ray Renfro 1 21 21.0 0
Team 38 218 5.7 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Pete Brewster 3 52 17.3 0
Preston Carpenter 4 43 10.8 0
Ray Renfro 1 9 9.0 0
Lew Carpenter 1 8 8.0 0
Team 9 112 5.3 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Milt Campbell 1 0
Chet Hanulak 1 0
Don Paul 0 1
Team 2 2 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 0.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Lou Groza 0 0 2 2
Team 0 0 2 2

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Ken Konz 4 142 35.5 43
Team 4 142 35.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Jim Brown 4 106 26.5 0 50
Billy Reynolds 3 58 19.3 0 20
Milt Campbell 1 19 19.0 0 19
Team 8 183 22.9 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Billy Reynolds 2 1 0.5 0 1
Team 2 1 0.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Tobin Rote 12 19 280 14.7 4 0 0 146.4
Jerry Reichow 1 2 16 8.0 1 0 0 116.7
Team 13 21 296 14.1 5 0 0 145.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Howard Cassady 8 48 6.0 0
John Henry Johnson 7 34 4.9 0
Gene Gedman 12 28 2.3 1
Tobin Rote 7 27 3.9 1
Jerry Reichow 1 0 0.0 0
Team 35 137 3.9 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Steve Junker 5 109 21.8 2
Jim Doran 3 101 33.7 1
Dave Middleton 1 32 32.0 1
Howard Cassady 2 22 11.0 1
John Henry Johnson 1 16 16.0 0
Tom Tracy 1 16 16.0 0
Team 13 296 14.1 5 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Gene Gedman 1 0
Steve Junker 1 0
Tobin Rote 1 1
Terry Barr 0 1
John Henry Johnson 0 1
Gil Mains 0 1
Team 3 1 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Gene Cronin 0.5
Bob Long 0.5
Team 2.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jim Martin 1 2 8 11
Team 1 2 8 11

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Yale Lary 4 145 36.3 47
Team 4 145 36.3

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Yale Lary 3 75 25.0 0 25
Team 3 75 25.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Yale Lary 2 13 6.5 0 10
Terry Barr 1 0 0.0 0 0
Team 3 13 4.3 0

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Team Leaders

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PASS

837

Goff

Jared Goff

RUSH

183

Montgomery

David Montgomery

REC

274

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

Schedule

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DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Sun
9/8
LAR LAR
@
DET DET
8:20 PM
Sun
9/15
TB TB
@
DET DET
1:00 PM
Sun
9/22
DET DET
@
ARI ARI
4:25 PM
Mon
9/30
SEA SEA
@
DET DET
8:15 PM
Sun
10/13
DET DET
@
DAL DAL
4:25 PM

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)
Thu
9/5
BAL BAL
@
KC KC
8:20 PM
Fri
9/6
GB GB
@
PHI PHI
8:15 PM
Sun
9/8
CAR CAR
@
NO NO
1:00 PM
Sun
9/8
TEN TEN
@
CHI CHI
1:00 PM
Sun
9/8
JAX JAX
@
MIA MIA
1:00 PM