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The 1957 National Football League season resulted in a tie for the Western Conference championship between the Detroit Lions and the San Francisco 49ers. The conference championship game was played on December 22, 1957 at Kezar Stadium. The Detroit Lions, after winning the game, moved on to host the Cleveland Browns on December 29.

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Tournament bracket

  Western Conference playoff     NFL Championship
                 
    E  Cleveland Browns 14
  W  San Francisco 49ers 27     W  Detroit Lions 59
  W  Detroit Lions 31  

Western Conference championship

December 22, 1957 at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco

1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 7 14 10 31
49ers 14 10 3 0 27
  • SF - Owens 34 pass from Tittle (Soltau kick) SF 7-0
  • SF - McElhenny 47 pass from Tittle (Soltau kick) SF 14-0
  • DET - Junker 4 pass from Rote (Martin kick) SF 14-7
  • SF - Wilson 12 pass from Tittle (Soltau kick) SF 21-7
  • SF - field goal Soltau 25 SF 24-7
  • SF - field goal Soltau 10 SF 27-7
  • DET - Tracy 1 run (Martin kick) SF 27-14
  • DET - Tracy 58 run (Martin kick) SF 27-21
  • DET - Gedman 2 run (Martin kick) DET 28-27
  • DET - field goal Martin 13 DET 31-27

NFL Championship game

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