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The 1952 National Football League season resulted in a tie for the National Conference championship between the Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Rams, requiring a one-game playoff to be held between them. This conference championship game was played on December 21, 1952, at Briggs Stadium in Detroit. The winner of that game then played the Cleveland Browns on December 28.


Tournament bracketEdit

  National Conference playoff     NFL Championship
    A Cleveland Browns 7
  N Los Angeles Rams 21     N Detroit Lions 17
  N Detroit Lions 31  

National Conference championshipEdit

Detroit Lions 31, Los Angeles Rams 21
1 2 34Total
Rams 0 7 01421
Lions 7 7 10731

at Briggs Stadium in Detroit

  • Date: December 21, 1952

NFL Championship gameEdit