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1946 Buffalo Bisons

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3-10-1, Finished 2nd in AAFC East Division  · 1946 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 249 points (17.8/g), 6th of 9 in the AAFC. Allowed 370 points (26.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of -121 points (-8.6/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 3.9-10.1.

Coach: Red Dawson (3-10-1)

Team Info

Principal Owner James Breuil
VP/General Manager/Head Coach Sam Cordovano

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 249 3413 739 4.6 58 35 17 147 96 238 1367 16 23 5.7 45 501 2046 13 4.1 85
Team Defense 370 4445 792 5.6 51 29 8 170 146 295 2370 23 22 8.0 68 497 2075 21 4.2 94
Lg Rank Offense 6 6 8 8 5 7 8 6 4 8 5 2 5 1
Lg Rank Defense 7 7 3 1 7 6 8 8 4 7 5 6 6 6

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 8 boxscore L 0-1 Brooklyn Dodgers 14 27 12 304 186 118 3 9 297 137 160 2
2 Sat September 14 boxscore L 0-2 @ New York Yankees 10 21 5 102 38 64 3 14 286 58 228 3
3 Sun September 22 boxscore L 0-3 Cleveland Browns 0 28 14 164 49 115 5 9 329 190 139 3
3 Wed September 25 boxscore L 0-4 @ Chicago Rockets 35 38 9 396 161 235 3 13 402 260 142 2
5 Sun September 29 boxscore T 0-4-1 Los Angeles Dons 21 21 6 168 29 139 1 14 240 146 94 4
6 Fri October 4 boxscore L 0-5-1 New York Yankees 13 21 11 223 92 131 5 7 193 75 118 2
7 Fri October 11 boxscore L 0-6-1 Miami Seahawks 14 17 12 223 63 160 7 11 305 205 100 4
8 Sat October 19 boxscore W 1-6-1 San Francisco 49ers 17 14 6 230 173 57 3 15 281 88 193 5
9 Sun October 27 boxscore W 2-6-1 Chicago Rockets 49 17 14 267 50 217 3 12 181 132 49 6
9 Sat November 2 boxscore L 2-7-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 14 27 7 127 56 71 4 13 358 149 209 9
9 Sun November 10 boxscore W 3-7-1 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 17 14 12 344 28 316 3 11 307 280 27 4
10 Mon November 18 boxscore L 3-8-1 @ Miami Seahawks 14 21 9 353 104 249 6 12 290 138 152 5
12 Sun November 24 boxscore L 3-9-1 @ Cleveland Browns 17 42 19 256 123 133 3 10 455 163 292 2
12 Sun December 1 boxscore L 3-10-1 @ Los Angeles Dons 14 62 12 268 200 68 3 20 625 337 288 1

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
George Terlep 23 qb 12 4 48 123 39.0 574 7 5.7 14 11.4 0 4.7 0.7 12.0 47.8 33.4 0 0
Al Dekdebrun 25 QB 14 8 28 66 42.4 517 8 12.1 8 12.1 0 7.8 4.8 18.5 36.9 70.1 0 0
Ken Stofer 27 qb 11 1 9 26 34.6 86 1 3.8 1 3.8 0 3.3 2.3 9.6 7.8 41.5 0 0
Harry Hopp 28 b 9 2 11 22 50.0 190 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 8.6 8.6 17.3 21.1 79.7 0 0
Lou Zontini 29 fb/K/P 14 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 26.1 14 96 238 40.3 1367 16 6.7 23 9.7 0 5.7 2.7 14.2 97.6 42.5 0 0
Opp Total 14 146 295 49.5 2370 23 7.8 22 7.5 8.0 6.24 16.2 169.3 71.7 0 0 8.0 6.2 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Vic Kulbitski 25 FB 13 8 97 605 2 0 6.2 46.5 7.5 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.1 0.0 605 2 0
Steve Juzwik 28 KR/PR/RH 13 9 71 455 3 68 6.4 35.0 5.5 23 357 15.5 3 0 1.8 27.5 812 6 0
Chet Mutryn 25 LH 14 8 57 289 1 0 5.1 20.6 4.1 7 168 24.0 3 54 0.5 12.0 457 4 0
Harry Hopp 28 b 9 2 45 129 1 0 2.9 14.3 5.0 2 -1 -0.5 0 0 0.2 -0.1 128 1 0
Lou Tomasetti 30 fb 14 2 43 139 1 0 3.2 9.9 3.1 6 81 13.5 1 0 0.4 5.8 220 2 0
George Terlep 23 qb 12 4 36 29 1 0 0.8 2.4 3.0 29 1 0
Andy Dudish 25 hb 11 2 30 106 0 0 3.5 9.6 2.7 2 33 16.5 0 0 0.2 3.0 139 0 0
Al Dekdebrun 25 QB 14 8 25 -55 0 0 -2.2 -3.9 1.8 -55 0 0
Curt Sandig 28 hb 9 1 22 52 1 0 2.4 5.8 2.4 2 15 7.5 0 0 0.2 1.7 67 1 0
Ken Stofer 27 qb 11 1 16 36 0 0 2.3 3.3 1.5 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.3 50 0 0
Pres Johnston 26 lh 8 5 15 53 0 0 3.5 6.6 1.9 2 19 9.5 1 0 0.3 2.4 72 1 0
Lou Zontini 29 fb/K/P 14 5 13 36 0 0 2.8 2.6 0.9 36 0 0
Jim Thibaut 27 3 0 10 48 1 0 4.8 16.0 3.3 48 1 0
Bob Thurbon 28 2 0 3 2 0 0 0.7 1.0 1.5 1 -3 -3.0 0 -3 0.5 -1.5 -1 0 0
Herb Nelson 25 RE 12 7 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 4 47 11.8 0 0 0.3 3.9 48 0 0
Blondy Black 26 4 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 2.5 0.3 1 21 21.0 0 21 0.3 5.3 31 0 0
John Fekete 27 3 0 1 -1 0 0 -1.0 -0.3 0.3 -1 0 0
Fay King 24 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 30 466 15.5 6 0 2.1 33.3 466 6 0
Al Vandeweghe 26 e 5 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 67 11.2 1 0 1.2 13.4 67 1 0
John Batorski 26 e 8 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 27 13.5 0 0 0.3 3.4 27 0 0
Marty Comer 29 de 6 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 17 8.5 0 0 0.3 2.8 17 0 0
Ray Ebli 27 LE 9 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 15 7.5 1 0 0.2 1.7 15 1 0
Jack Dugger 23 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 15 15.0 0 15 0.1 2.1 15 0 0
Nick Klutka 25 e 11 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.8 9 0 0
Team Total 26.1 14 486 1934 11 68 4.0 138.1 34.7 96 1367 14.2 16 54 6.9 97.6 3301 27 0
Opp Total 14 497 2075 21 4.2 148.2 35.5 146 2370 16.2 23 10.4 169.3 4445 44 42

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Steve Juzwik 28 KR/PR/RH 13 9 11 135 0 0 12.3 21 452 0 0 21.5 1399
Andy Dudish 25 hb 11 2 5 73 0 0 14.6 7 196 0 0 28.0 408
Chet Mutryn 25 LH 14 8 5 57 0 0 11.4 4 79 0 0 19.8 593
Lou Tomasetti 30 fb 14 2 7 138 0 0 19.7 2 85 0 0 42.5 443
Ken Stofer 27 qb 11 1 5 53 0 0 10.6 2 81 0 0 40.5 184
Al Dekdebrun 25 QB 14 8 6 116 0 0 19.3 61
Vic Kulbitski 25 FB 13 8 5 81 0 0 16.2 686
Curt Sandig 28 hb 9 1 2 20 0 0 10.0 2 43 0 0 21.5 130
Harry Hopp 28 b 9 2 3 39 0 0 13.0 167
Blondy Black 26 4 0 2 58 0 0 29.0 89
Pres Johnston 26 lh 8 5 2 21 0 0 10.5 93
George Doherty 26 RT 12 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
George Terlep 23 qb 12 4 1 23 0 23 23.0 52
Bob Thurbon 28 2 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 14
Al Vandeweghe 26 e 5 3 1 15 0 15 15.0 82
Lou Zontini 29 fb/K/P 14 5 1 19 0 19 19.0 55
Team Total 26.1 14 37 534 0 0 14.4 59 1265 0 23 21.4 5100
Opp Total 14 47 2064 2 43.9 42 1046 1 24.9

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Lou Zontini 29 fb/K/P 14 5 8 4 50.0% 31 30 96.8% 44 1595 0 0 36.3
Pres Johnston 26 lh 8 5 21 784 0 1 37.3
Harry Hopp 28 b 9 2 15 461 0 2 30.7
Curt Sandig 28 hb 9 1 4 155 0 0 38.8
Bill Daddio 30 e 3 1 3 3 100.0%
Ken Stofer 27 qb 11 1 3 108 0 0 36.0
George Terlep 23 qb 12 4 1 31 31 0 31.0
Team Total 26.1 14 8 4 50.0% 34 33 97.1% 88 3134 31 3 35.6
Opp Total 14 9 3 33.3% 52 49 94.2% 67 2777 41.4

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Steve Juzwik 28 KR/PR/RH 13 9 5 108 1 48 0
Felto Prewitt 22 C 14 8 4 89 0 0 0
Al Dekdebrun 25 QB 14 8 3 19 0 0 0
Sam Brazinsky 25 5 0 2 7 0 0 0
Elmer Jones 26 g 12 1 2 7 0 0 0
Blondy Black 26 4 0 1 18 0 18 0
Pres Johnston 26 lh 8 5 1 15 0 15 0
Vic Kulbitski 25 FB 13 8 1 20 0 20 0
Patsy Martinelli 27 3 0 1 12 0 12 0
Lou Tomasetti 30 fb 14 2 1 0 0 0 0
Lou Zontini 29 fb/K/P 14 5 1 2 0 2 0
Team Total 26.1 14 22 297 1 48 0
Opp Total 14 42 13

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Steve Juzwik 28 KR/PR/RH 13 9 3 3 1 7 42
Lou Zontini 29 fb/K/P 14 5 30 4 42
Fay King 24 14 0 6 6 36
Chet Mutryn 25 LH 14 8 1 3 1 5 30
Pres Johnston 26 lh 8 5 1 1 18
Vic Kulbitski 25 FB 13 8 2 2 12
Lou Tomasetti 30 fb 14 2 1 1 2 12
Al Vandeweghe 26 e 5 3 1 1 2 12
Marty Comer 29 de 6 3 1 1 6
Jack Dugger 23 7 0 1 1 6
Ray Ebli 27 LE 9 7 1 1 6
Harry Hopp 28 b 9 2 1 1 6
Curt Sandig 28 hb 9 1 1 1 6
George Terlep 23 qb 12 4 1 1 6
Jim Thibaut 27 3 0 1 1 6
Bill Daddio 30 e 3 1 3 3
Team Total 26.1 14 11 16 1 4 32 33 4 249
Opp Total 14 21 23 2 1 4 49 3 370