The Lions were champs in 1935, 1952, 1953 and 1957. ------------------------------ But they have yet to get a Super-Bowl win.
The Lions last NFL championship was 1957. The Lions last division championship was 1993.
1953. The Lions went 10-2 (.833 winning percentage) in 1953 and won the NFL championship, defeating the Cleveland Browns in the championship game.
The Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns went to the 1957 NFL championship, and the Detroit Lions won 59-14.
The Detroit Lions officially played their first match in 1929 as a team with no sponsors. It wasn't until the year later in 1930 that the Detroit Lions entered the NFL.
Bob Miller, defensive tackle on three Detroit Lions NFL championship teams (1952, 1953, 1957), was with the Lions from 1952-1958.
Bobby Layne for the Detroit Lions
1930-1933, Portsmouth Spartens 1934, Detroit Lions
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The Detroit Lions won 9 games in 2016 but the Green Bay Packers won the division championship. They won the division in 1991. They last won the NFL championship in 1957. That was before the Super Bowl.
1930, then known as the Portsmouth Spartans.
The Lions were originally the Portsmouth, Ohio Spartans, founded in 1929. The Spartans joined the NFL in 1930 and moved to Detroit in 1934, becoming the Lions.
Yes, four times when the Superbowl was called the NFL Championship Game.
Through the 2009 season, the last division championship the Lions won was 1993 when they went 10-6 and won the NFC Central division. Since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, the Lions also won division championships in 1991 and 1983.
Lions have never won a Superbowl but they won the NFL championship before it was called the Superbowl.
Through the 2008 season, the Lions have played 5 home playoff games: 1) 1935 NFL Championship Game - Lions 26, Giants 7 2) 1953 NFL Championship Game - Lions 17, Browns 16 3) 1957 NFL Championship Game - Lions 59, Browns 14 4) 1991 NFC Divisional Playoff Game - Lions 38, Cowboys 6 5) 1993 NFC Wildcard Playoff Game - Packers 28, Lions 24
If you click on the 'NFL Rosters from 1920' link on this page you can see the rosters of every team for every year they played in the NFL, including the Detroit Lions.
The Detroit Lions
The first Super Bowl was not played until January 1967 following the 1966 NFL/AFL seasons. The Detroit Lions did however win the 1957 NFL Championship, defeating the Cleveland Browns 59-14 in the title game.
The Detroit Lions have 4 NFL Championships (but none in the Super Bowl era). The Lions have won NFL Championships in 1935, 1952, 1953, and 1957.
The Detroit Lions were NFL champions in 1935, 1952, 1953, and 1957. Since the AFL-NFL Merger in 1970, the Lions have been to one NFC Championship game, that being in the 1991 season when they lost to the Washington Redskins.
There was no Super Bowl in 1952. It was first played in 1966. The Detroit Lions did win the NFL Championship in 1952. That was the second of the four League Championships the Lions have won.
The Detroit Lions actually started as the Portsmouth Ohio Spartans in 1930 and joined the NFL the same year. After the 1933 season, the team was sold and moved to Detroit where it was re-named the Lions.