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1971 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Joe Schmidt
Home field
Results
Record 7-6-1
Place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1970 1972

The 1971 Detroit Lions season was their 42nd in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 10-4, winning only seven games.[1]

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 20, 1971 Minnesota Vikings L 16-13
2 September 26, 1971 at New England Patriots W 34-7
3 October 3, 1971 Atlanta Falcons W 41-38
4 October 10, 1971 Green Bay Packers W 31-28
5 October 17, 1971 at Houston Oilers W 31-7
6 October 24, 1971 Chicago Bears L 28-23
7 November 1, 1971 at Green Bay Packers T 14-14
8 November 7, 1971 at Denver Broncos W 24-20
9 November 14, 1971 Los Angeles Rams L 21-13
10 November 21, 1971 at Chicago Bears W 28-3
11 November 25, 1971 Kansas City Chiefs W 32-21
12 December 5, 1971 Philadelphia Eagles L 23-20
13 December 11, 1971 at Minnesota Vikings L 29-10
14 December 19, 1971 at San Francisco 49ers L 31-27

Standings

NFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 11 3 0 .786 245 139 W-2
Detroit Lions 7 6 1 .538 341 286 L-3
Chicago Bears 6 8 0 .429 185 276 L-5
Green Bay Packers 4 8 2 .333 274 298 L-1

References

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Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Washington
1971 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl VI
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