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Earl Potteiger

William Earl Potteiger

Position: B
Height: 5-7    Weight: 170 lbs.

Born: February 11, 1893 in Pottstown, PA
Died: April 7, 1959 in Philadelphia, PA
High School: Perkiomen Seminary
College: Ursinus

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1924 31 Kenosha Maroons NFL 5 0 4 1 .000 16 co-coach with Bo Hanley
1927 34 New York Giants NFL 13 11 1 1 .917 1 NFL Champions
1928 35 New York Giants NFL 13 4 7 2 .364 6
3 yrs 31 15 12 4 .556 0 0 0 7.7
2 yrs NYG 26 15 8 3 .652 0 0 0 3.5
1 yr KEN 5 0 4 1 .000 0 0 0 16.0

Games over .500: 3
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 1
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 1

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1924 KEN 19 16 1 17 1 1 16 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1927 NYG 12 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1928 NYG 10 6 1 6 1 1 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
3 yrs %tile 57 100 55 100 100 48 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 54 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
2 yrs NYG 75 100 75 100 100 61 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 75 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
1 yr KEN 21 100 16 100 100 21 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 11 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1924 31 NFL Kenosha Maroons Head Coach
1927 34 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1928 35 NFL New York Giants Head Coach