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1949 Baltimore Colts

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1-11-0, Finished 6th in AAFC  · 1949 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 172 points (14.3/g), 7th of 7 in the AAFC. Allowed 341 points (28.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of -169 points (-14.1/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 2.0-10.0.

Coach: Cecil Isbell (0-4-0) and Walt Driskill (1-7-0)

Stadium: Baltimore Memorial Stadium

Team Info

President/Head Coach/General Manager Walt Driskill

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 172 3639 687 5.3 43 21 7 151 160 325 2355 14 22 7.2 78 362 1284 8 3.5 66
Team Defense 341 4247 767 5.5 30 17 8 189 127 256 1851 18 13 7.2 60 511 2396 28 4.7 121
Lg Rank Offense 7 4 6 5 5 1 2 4 4 2 6 6 7 6
Lg Rank Defense 7 6 7 3 7 2 3 5 6 4 7 7 7 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun August 28 boxscore L 0-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 17 31 8 201 142 59 3 17 367 140 227 3
1 Fri September 2 boxscore L 0-2 @ Los Angeles Dons 17 49 13 328 219 109 5 21 528 224 304 2
2 Sun September 11 boxscore L 0-3 @ Cleveland Browns 0 21 11 156 75 81 4 17 406 234 172 3
4 Fri September 16 boxscore L 0-4 Chicago Hornets 7 35 15 360 233 127 7 13 432 237 195 1
5 Sun September 25 boxscore L 0-5 Cleveland Browns 20 28 14 320 181 139 2 13 211 104 107 1
5 Sun October 2 boxscore W 1-5 @ Buffalo Bills 35 28 11 366 276 90 23 378 165 213 3
7 Sun October 16 boxscore L 1-6 New York Yankees 21 24 17 475 344 131 3 14 248 65 183 1
8 Sun October 23 boxscore L 1-7 Chicago Hornets 7 17 14 335 142 193 7 12 299 174 125 3
7 Sun October 30 boxscore L 1-8 @ New York Yankees 14 21 12 231 216 15 3 12 288 64 224 4
10 Sun November 6 boxscore L 1-9 San Francisco 49ers 10 28 13 227 109 118 5 18 415 120 295 3
11 Sun November 20 boxscore L 1-10 Los Angeles Dons 10 21 19 328 193 135 1 7 188 57 131 1
12 Sun November 27 boxscore L 1-11 Buffalo Bills 14 38 7 277 231 46 3 22 461 234 227 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Y.A. Tittle 23 QB 11 7 148 289 51.2% 2209 14 4.8 18 6.2 80 7.6 5.8 14.9 200.8 66.8 0 0
Sam Vacanti 27 qb 12 5 11 27 40.7% 134 0 0.0 1 3.7 0 5.0 3.3 12.2 11.2 41.3 0 0
Charlie O'Rourke 32 P 5 0 1 7 14.3% 12 0 0.0 1 14.3 12 1.7 -4.7 12.0 2.4 0.0 0 0
Rex Grossman 25 K 11 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Herm Wedemeyer 25 KR/lh/PR 11 5 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Team Total 26.2 12 160 325 49.2% 2355 14 4.3 22 6.8 80 7.2 5.1 14.7 196.3 59.5 0 0
Opp Total 12 127 256 49.6% 1851 18 7.0 13 5.1 7.2 6.35 14.6 154.3 75.8 0 0 7.2 6.4 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
Bob Pfohl 23 RH 12 7 67 205 2 0 3.1 17.1 5.6 7 62 8.9 0 0 0.6 5.2 267 2 0
Herm Wedemeyer 25 KR/lh/PR 11 5 64 291 0 0 4.5 26.5 5.8 10 112 11.2 0 0 0.9 10.2 403 0 0
Lu Gambino 26 FB 10 6 56 208 0 0 3.7 20.8 5.6 10 67 6.7 1 0 1.0 6.7 275 1 0
Billy Stone 24 lh 12 1 51 205 2 0 4.0 17.1 4.3 31 621 20.0 6 66 2.6 51.8 826 8 0
Chick Jagade 23 fb 10 3 33 174 2 0 5.3 17.4 3.3 8 44 5.5 0 0 0.8 4.4 218 2 0
Y.A. Tittle 23 QB 11 7 29 89 2 0 3.1 8.1 2.6 89 2 0
Paul Page 22 hb 8 2 25 81 0 0 3.2 10.1 3.1 4 62 15.5 0 0 0.5 7.8 143 0 0
Bus Mertes 30 b 2 2 11 8 0 0 0.7 4.0 5.5 2 22 11.0 1 0 1.0 11.0 30 1 0
Bob Kelly 24 hb 10 2 9 17 0 0 1.9 1.7 0.9 2 25 12.5 0 0 0.2 2.5 42 0 0
Sam Vacanti 27 qb 12 5 7 10 0 0 1.4 0.8 0.6 10 0 0
Jake Leicht 30 LH 12 6 6 -7 0 0 -1.2 -0.6 0.5 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.0 5 0 0
Wayne Kingery 22 9 0 3 3 0 0 1.0 0.3 0.3 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 0.1 -0.2 1 0 0
Bob Cowan 26 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1 26 26.0 0 26 0.1 2.9 26 0 0
Lamar Davis 28 LE 12 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 38 548 14.4 1 0 3.2 45.7 548 1 0
John North 28 RE 11 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 490 19.6 4 80 2.3 44.5 490 4 0
Windell Williams 26 e 12 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 266 13.3 1 0 1.7 22.2 266 1 0
Team Total 26.2 12 362 1284 8 0 3.5 107.0 30.2 160 2355 14.7 14 80 13.3 196.3 3639 22 0
Opp Total 12 511 2396 28 4.7 199.7 42.6 127 1851 14.6 18 10.6 154.3 4247 46 28

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Herm Wedemeyer 25 KR/lh/PR 11 5 16 221 0 0 13.8 30 602 0 0 20.1 1226
Jake Leicht 30 LH 12 6 9 109 0 0 12.1 8 171 0 0 21.4 285
Chick Jagade 23 fb 10 3 6 75 0 0 12.5 293
Paul Page 22 hb 8 2 1 16 0 16 16.0 4 108 0 0 27.0 267
Bob Pfohl 23 RH 12 7 4 98 0 0 24.5 365
Bob Kelly 24 hb 10 2 2 31 0 0 15.5 73
Wayne Kingery 22 9 0 2 19 0 0 9.5 20
Lamar Davis 28 LE 12 9 1 13 0 13 13.0 561
Bill Leonard 22 de 11 2 1 25 0 25 25.0 25
Billy Stone 24 lh 12 1 1 25 0 25 25.0 851
Sam Vacanti 27 qb 12 5 1 10 0 10 10.0 20
Team Total 26.2 12 28 365 0 16 13.0 58 1158 0 25 20.0 5162
Opp Total 12 35 1615 0 46.1 34 690 0 20.3

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
Rex Grossman 25 K 11 0 11 6 54.5%% 19 19 100.0%% 28 1087 0 0 38.8
Charlie O'Rourke 32 P 5 0 28 1098 0 0 39.2
Sam Vacanti 27 qb 12 5 2 0.0%% 3 3 100.0%%
Wayne Kingery 22 9 0 3 109 0 0 36.3
Herm Wedemeyer 25 KR/lh/PR 11 5 3 54 0 0 18.0
Team Total 26.2 12 13 6 46.2%% 22 22 100.0%% 62 2348 0 0 37.9
Opp Total 12 9 4 44.4%% 47 47 100.0%% 52 2115 40.7

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Bob Cowan 26 9 0 3 17 0 0 0
Bob Kelly 24 hb 10 2 3 24 0 0 0
Hub Bechtol 23 e 12 2 1 6 0 6 0
Lamar Davis 28 LE 12 9 1 35 0 35 0
Wayne Kingery 22 9 0 1 0 0 0 0
Bill Leonard 22 de 11 2 1 7 0 7 0
Bob Nowaskey 31 e 12 2 1 9 0 9 0
Ralph Ruthstrom 28 4 0 1 15 0 15 0
Team Total 26.2 12 12 113 0 35 0
Opp Total 12 28 11

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Billy Stone 24 lh 12 1 2 6 8 48
Rex Grossman 25 K 11 0 19 6 37
John North 28 RE 11 6 4 4 24
Chick Jagade 23 fb 10 3 2 2 12
Bob Pfohl 23 RH 12 7 2 2 12
Y.A. Tittle 23 QB 11 7 2 2 12
Lamar Davis 28 LE 12 9 1 1 6
Lu Gambino 26 FB 10 6 1 1 6
Bus Mertes 30 b 2 2 1 1 6
Windell Williams 26 e 12 4 1 1 6
Sam Vacanti 27 qb 12 5 3 3
Team Total 26.2 12 8 14 22 22 6 172
Opp Total 12 28 18 1 47 4 341

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1949-08-28 @ SFO L, 17-31 3 45 rush Chick Jagade 45 yard rush (Rex Grossman kick)
2 1949-08-28 @ SFO L, 17-31 3 1 rush Chick Jagade 1 yard rush (Rex Grossman kick)
3 1949-09-02 @ LAD L, 17-49 2 21 pass Bus Mertes 21 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
4 1949-09-02 @ LAD L, 17-49 2 66 pass Billy Stone 66 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
5 1949-09-16 @ CHH L, 7-35 2 37 pass Lamar Davis 37 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
6 1949-09-25 CLE L, 20-28 2 7 pass Windell Williams 7 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
7 1949-09-25 CLE L, 20-28 4 47 pass Billy Stone 47 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
8 1949-10-02 @ BUF W, 35-28 2 13 rush Bob Pfohl 13 yard rush (Rex Grossman kick)
9 1949-10-02 @ BUF W, 35-28 2 11 pass Lu Gambino 11 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
10 1949-10-02 @ BUF W, 35-28 3 1 rush Bob Pfohl 1 yard rush (Rex Grossman kick)
11 1949-10-02 @ BUF W, 35-28 4 79 pass John North 79 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
12 1949-10-02 @ BUF W, 35-28 4 52 pass Billy Stone 52 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
13 1949-10-16 NYY L, 21-24 1 37 pass Billy Stone 37 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Sam Vacanti kick)
14 1949-10-16 NYY L, 21-24 2 8 pass John North 8 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Sam Vacanti kick)
15 1949-10-16 NYY L, 21-24 3 7 rush Billy Stone 7 yard rush (Sam Vacanti kick)
16 1949-10-23 CHH L, 7-17 4 1 rush Y.A. Tittle 1 yard rush (Rex Grossman kick)
17 1949-10-30 @ NYY L, 14-21 3 19 pass Billy Stone 19 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
18 1949-10-30 @ NYY L, 14-21 3 12 pass John North 12 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
19 1949-11-06 SFO L, 10-28 3 3 rush Y.A. Tittle 3 yard rush (Rex Grossman kick)
20 1949-11-20 LAD L, 10-21 1 32 rush Billy Stone 32 yard rush (Rex Grossman kick)
21 1949-11-27 BUF L, 14-38 2 80 pass John North 80 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)
22 1949-11-27 BUF L, 14-38 4 52 pass Billy Stone 52 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Rex Grossman kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1949-08-28 @ SFO W, 31-17 1 21 pass Eddie Carr 21 yard pass from Frankie Albert (Joe Vetrano kick)
2 1949-08-28 @ SFO W, 31-17 2 1 pass Alyn Beals 1 yard pass from Frankie Albert (Joe Vetrano kick)
3 1949-08-28 @ SFO W, 31-17 4 9 rush Norm Standlee 9 yard rush (Joe Vetrano kick)
4 1949-08-28 @ SFO W, 31-17 4 10 pass Verl Lillywhite 10 yard pass from Frankie Albert (Joe Vetrano kick)
5 1949-09-02 @ LAD W, 49-17 1 rush Earl Howell yard rush (Robert Nelson kick)
6 1949-09-02 @ LAD W, 49-17 1 rush Glenn Dobbs yard rush (Robert Nelson kick)
7 1949-09-02 @ LAD W, 49-17 2 rush Hosea Rodgers yard rush (Robert Nelson kick)
8 1949-09-02 @ LAD W, 49-17 3 pass Dick Wilkins yard pass from George Taliaferro (Robert Nelson kick)
9 1949-09-02 @ LAD W, 49-17 4 4 rush Harper Davis 4 yard rush (Robert Nelson kick)
10 1949-09-02 @ LAD W, 49-17 4 35 pass Billy Grimes 35 yard pass from George Taliaferro (Robert Nelson kick)
11 1949-09-02 @ LAD W, 49-17 4 rush Billy Grimes yard rush (Robert Nelson kick)
12 1949-09-11 @ CLE W, 21-0 1 3 rush Edgar Jones 3 yard rush (Lou Saban kick)
13 1949-09-11 @ CLE W, 21-0 3 24 pass Dante Lavelli 24 yard pass from Otto Graham (Lou Saban kick)
14 1949-09-11 @ CLE W, 21-0 3 7 rush Edgar Jones 7 yard rush (Lou Saban kick)
15 1949-09-16 @ CHH W, 35-7 1 6 rush Johnny Clement 6 yard rush (Jim McCarthy kick)
16 1949-09-16 @ CHH W, 35-7 2 48 pass Paul Patterson 48 yard pass from Johnny Clement (Jim McCarthy kick)
17 1949-09-16 @ CHH W, 35-7 2 4 rush Ernie Lewis 4 yard rush (Jim McCarthy kick)
18 1949-09-16 @ CHH W, 35-7 3 49 pass Dan Edwards 49 yard pass from Bob Hoernschemeyer (Jim McCarthy kick)
19 1949-09-16 @ CHH W, 35-7 4 27 pass Fay King 27 yard pass from Johnny Clement (Jim McCarthy kick)
20 1949-09-25 CLE W, 28-20 3 17 rush Edgar Jones 17 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
21 1949-09-25 CLE W, 28-20 4 6 rush Otto Graham 6 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
22 1949-09-25 CLE W, 28-20 4 2 rush Marion Motley 2 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
23 1949-09-25 CLE W, 28-20 4 rush Edgar Jones yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
24 1949-10-02 @ BUF L, 28-35 1 23 pass Rex Bumgardner 23 yard pass from George Ratterman (Chet Adams kick)
25 1949-10-02 @ BUF L, 28-35 3 1 rush George Ratterman 1 yard rush (Chet Adams kick)
26 1949-10-02 @ BUF L, 28-35 4 1 rush George Ratterman 1 yard rush (Chet Adams kick)
27 1949-10-02 @ BUF L, 28-35 4 34 pass Al Baldwin 34 yard pass from George Ratterman (Chet Adams kick)
28 1949-10-16 NYY W, 24-21 2 5 rush Bob Kennedy 5 yard rush (Harvey Johnson kick)
29 1949-10-16 NYY W, 24-21 3 30 interception Pete Layden 30 yard interception return (Harvey Johnson kick)
30 1949-10-16 NYY W, 24-21 4 3 rush Bob Kennedy 3 yard rush (Harvey Johnson kick)
31 1949-10-23 CHH W, 17-7 2 1 rush George Buksar 1 yard rush (Jim McCarthy kick)
32 1949-10-23 CHH W, 17-7 2 2 rush Johnny Clement 2 yard rush (Jim McCarthy kick)
33 1949-10-30 @ NYY W, 21-14 1 52 rush Sherman Howard 52 yard rush (Harvey Johnson kick)
34 1949-10-30 @ NYY W, 21-14 2 1 rush Bob Kennedy 1 yard rush (Harvey Johnson kick)
35 1949-10-30 @ NYY W, 21-14 2 42 pass Jack Russell 42 yard pass from Don Panciera (Harvey Johnson kick)
36 1949-11-06 SFO W, 28-10 2 10 pass Paul Salata 10 yard pass from Frankie Albert (Joe Vetrano kick)
37 1949-11-06 SFO W, 28-10 3 8 rush Norm Standlee 8 yard rush (Joe Vetrano kick)
38 1949-11-06 SFO W, 28-10 4 1 rush Sam Cathcart 1 yard rush (Joe Vetrano kick)
39 1949-11-06 SFO W, 28-10 4 13 pass Alyn Beals 13 yard pass from Frankie Albert (Joe Vetrano kick)
40 1949-11-20 LAD W, 21-10 1 4 rush George Taliaferro 4 yard rush (Robert Nelson kick)
41 1949-11-20 LAD W, 21-10 1 42 pass George Taliaferro 42 yard pass from Billy Grimes (Robert Nelson kick)
42 1949-11-20 LAD W, 21-10 2 1 rush Hosea Rodgers 1 yard rush (Robert Nelson kick)
43 1949-11-27 BUF W, 38-14 1 29 pass Rex Bumgardner 29 yard pass from George Ratterman (Chet Adams kick)
44 1949-11-27 BUF W, 38-14 2 14 pass Jim Lukens 14 yard pass from George Ratterman (Chet Adams kick)
45 1949-11-27 BUF W, 38-14 3 9 pass Lou Tomasetti 9 yard pass from George Ratterman (Chet Adams kick)
46 1949-11-27 BUF W, 38-14 3 3 rush Chet Mutryn 3 yard rush (Chet Adams kick)
47 1949-11-27 BUF W, 38-14 4 1 rush Wilbur Volz 1 yard rush (Chet Adams kick)