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4-6-1, Finished 3rd in NFL East Division  · 1939 NFL Season Summary

Scored 108 points (9.8/g), 8th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 219 points (19.9/g), 9th.
 Differential of -111 points (-10.1/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 1.7-9.3.

Coach: Potsy Clark (4-6-1)

Stadium: Ebbets Field
 Training Camp: Farmingdale State (New York State School of Agriculture) (Farmingdale, New York)

Team Info

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 108 2351 583 4.0 16 0 113 77 176 1024 4 16 5.8 407 1327 7 3.3 113
Team Defense 219 3087 622 5.0 28 6 92 195 1599 13 22 8.2 427 1488 13 3.5
Lg Rank Offense 8 6 3 1 6 10 9 10 3 5 6 5 7 4
Lg Rank Defense 9 10 7 10 1 2 8 8 6 10 6 6 8 7

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Thu September 14 boxscore W 1-0 Pittsburgh Pirates 12 7 12 250 100 150 1 11 215 106 109 3
2 Wed September 20 boxscore W 2-0 Cleveland Rams 23 12 9 222 104 118 1 18 262 168 94 5
2 Sun September 24 boxscore L 2-1 @ Detroit Lions 7 27 170 106 64 397 136 261
3 Sun October 1 boxscore T 2-1-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 0 0 1 23 5 18 12 237 11 226 2
3 Sun October 8 boxscore L 2-2-1 @ Washington Redskins 13 41 13 300 259 41 3 10 430 201 229 3
6 Sun October 22 boxscore W 3-2-1 Philadelphia Eagles 23 14 10 268 116 152 3 10 170 142 28 3
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 3-3-1 New York Giants 6 7 13 233 97 136 1 9 175 57 118 1
8 Mon November 6 boxscore W 4-3-1 Pittsburgh Pirates 17 13 11 284 52 232 13 252 186 66 5
9 Sun November 12 boxscore L 4-4-1 Washington Redskins 0 42 7 130 50 80 3 15 389 230 159 2
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 4-5-1 Green Bay Packers 0 28 13 252 83 169 4 12 320 252 68 2
10 Sun November 26 boxscore L 4-6-1 @ New York Giants 7 28 14 259 99 160 5 9 235 107 128 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
Ace Parker 27 P/TB 11 10 72 157 45.9% 977 4 2.5 13 8.3 66 6.2 3.0 13.6 88.8 40.2 0 0
Ray Carnelly 23 hb 9 3 3 14 21.4% 35 0 0.0 3 21.4 0 2.5 -7.1 11.7 3.9 0.0 0 0
Boyd Brumbaugh 24 KR/PR 5 1 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Ace Gutowsky 30 fb 9 4 1 1 100.0% 5 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 5.0 5.0 5.0 0.6 87.5 0 0
Ralph Kercheval 28 K/WB 9 8 1 1 100.0% 7 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 7.0 7.0 0.8 95.8 0 0
Bill Leckonby 22 5 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 24.5 11 77 176 43.8% 1024 4 2.3 16 9.1 66 5.8 2.2 13.3 93.1 32.5 0 0
Opp Total 11 92 195 47.2% 1599 13 6.7 22 11.3 8.2 4.46 17.4 145.4 58.2 0 0 8.2 4.5 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
Pug Manders* 26 FB 11 9 114 482 2 0 4.2 43.8 10.4 3 22 7.3 0 0 0.3 2.0 504 2 0
Ace Parker 27 P/TB 11 10 104 271 5 0 2.6 24.6 9.5 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.5 276 5 0
Ace Gutowsky 30 fb 9 4 58 202 0 0 3.5 22.4 6.4 202 0 0
Ralph Kercheval 28 K/WB 9 8 34 99 0 0 2.9 11.0 3.8 3 8 2.7 0 0 0.3 0.9 107 0 0
Boyd Brumbaugh 24 KR/PR 5 1 25 61 0 0 2.4 12.2 5.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.2 1.0 66 0 0
Sam Francis 26 fb 5 3 21 59 0 0 2.8 11.8 4.2 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.2 0.0 59 0 0
Len Janiak 24 b 10 1 18 56 0 0 3.1 5.6 1.8 2 6 3.0 0 0 0.2 0.6 62 0 0
Ray Carnelly 23 hb 9 3 15 64 0 0 4.3 7.1 1.7 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 69 0 0
Beattie Feathers 30 4 0 8 21 0 0 2.6 5.3 2.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.3 3.0 33 0 0
Bill Leckonby 22 5 0 4 -1 0 0 -0.3 -0.2 0.8 -1 0 0
Wendell Butcher 25 BB 10 5 2 2 0 0 1.0 0.2 0.2 9 73 8.1 0 0 0.9 7.3 75 0 0
Stan Kosel 23 fb 5 1 2 6 0 0 3.0 1.2 0.4 2 40 20.0 1 0 0.4 8.0 46 1 0
Dick Nardi 24 3 0 2 5 0 0 2.5 1.7 0.7 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.3 1.0 8 0 0
Perry Schwartz* 24 LE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 550 16.7 3 66 3.0 50.0 550 3 0
Waddy Young 23 RE 11 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 100 12.5 0 0 0.7 9.1 100 0 0
Harold Hill 25 e 9 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 150 21.4 0 0 0.8 16.7 150 0 0
Herman Hodges 25 e 10 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 45 11.3 0 0 0.4 4.5 45 0 0
Team Total 24.5 11 407 1327 7 0 3.3 120.6 37.0 77 1024 13.3 4 66 7.0 93.1 2351 11 0
Opp Total 11 427 1488 13 3.5 135.3 38.8 92 1599 17.4 13 8.4 145.4 3087 26 0

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
Ace Parker 27 P/TB 11 10 5 1 20.0%% 1 0.0%% 40 1678 65 0 42.0
Ralph Kercheval 28 K/WB 9 8 13 6 46.2%% 3 3 100.0%% 28 1081 60 0 38.6
Bruiser Kinard* 25 RT 11 11 7 7 100.0%%
Sam Francis 26 fb 5 3 3 99 42 0 33.0
Bill Reissig 24 11 0 1 1 100.0%% 1 0.0%%
Ray Carnelly 23 hb 9 3 1 0.0%%
Team Total 24.5 11 20 8 40.0%% 12 10 83.3%% 71 2858 65 0 40.3
Opp Total 11 2 31 27 87.1%%

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
Ace Parker 27 P/TB 11 10 5 5 1 33
Ralph Kercheval 28 K/WB 9 8 3 6 21
Perry Schwartz* 24 LE 11 11 3 3 18
Pug Manders* 26 FB 11 9 2 2 12
Bruiser Kinard* 25 RT 11 11 7 7
Herman Hodges 25 e 10 2 1 1 6
Stan Kosel 23 fb 5 1 1 1 6
Bill Reissig 24 11 0 1 3
Team Total 24.5 11 7 4 1 12 10 8 1 108
Opp Total 11 13 13 27 2 219

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1939-09-14 PIT W, 12-7 2 10 rush Ace Parker 10 yard rush (Bruiser Kinard kick)
2 1939-09-20 RAM W, 23-12 1 22 rush Ace Parker 22 yard rush (Bruiser Kinard kick)
3 1939-09-20 RAM W, 23-12 1 66 pass Perry Schwartz 66 yard pass from Ace Parker (Ralph Kercheval kick)
4 1939-09-20 RAM W, 23-12 4 16 interception Herman Hodges 16 yard interception return
5 1939-09-24 @ DET L, 7-27 3 rush Ace Parker unknown yard rush (Bruiser Kinard kick)
6 1939-10-08 @ WAS L, 13-41 2 9 pass Stan Kosel 9 yard pass from Ace Parker
7 1939-10-08 @ WAS L, 13-41 3 27 rush Ace Parker 27 yard rush (Ralph Kercheval kick)
8 1939-10-22 PHI W, 23-14 1 1 rush Pug Manders 1 yard rush (Ralph Kercheval kick)
9 1939-10-22 PHI W, 23-14 3 47 pass Perry Schwartz 47 yard pass from Ace Parker (Bruiser Kinard kick)
10 1939-11-06 PIT W, 17-13 2 9 pass Perry Schwartz 9 yard pass from Ace Parker (Bruiser Kinard kick)
11 1939-11-06 PIT W, 17-13 3 28 rush Ace Parker 28 yard rush (Bruiser Kinard kick)
12 1939-11-26 @ NYG L, 7-28 4 2 rush Pug Manders 2 yard rush (Bruiser Kinard kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1939-09-14 PIT L, 7-12 2 30 pass George Platukis 30 yard pass from Ernie Wheeler (Armand Niccolai kick)
2 1939-09-20 RAM L, 12-23 1 18 pass Jim Benton 18 yard pass from Parker Hall
3 1939-09-20 RAM L, 12-23 4 3 rush Johnny Drake 3 yard rush
4 1939-09-24 @ DET W, 27-7 3 32 pass Chuck Hanneman 32 yard pass from Johnny Pingel
5 1939-09-24 @ DET W, 27-7 4 28 pass Lloyd Cardwell 28 yard pass from Johnny Pingel (Monk Moscrip kick)
6 1939-09-24 @ DET W, 27-7 4 rush Dwight Sloan unknown yard rush (Monk Moscrip kick)
7 1939-09-24 @ DET W, 27-7 4 14 rush Dwight Sloan 14 yard rush (Monk Moscrip kick)
8 1939-10-08 @ WAS W, 41-13 1 5 rush Frank Filchock 5 yard rush (Bob Masterson kick)
9 1939-10-08 @ WAS W, 41-13 2 25 pass Ed Justice 25 yard pass from Jimmy German (Bo Russell kick)
10 1939-10-08 @ WAS W, 41-13 3 44 pass Andy Farkas 44 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Bob Masterson kick)
11 1939-10-08 @ WAS W, 41-13 4 rush Andy Farkas unknown yard rush (Bo Russell kick)
12 1939-10-08 @ WAS W, 41-13 4 blocked punt Bo Russell unknown yard blocked punt return (Bo Russell kick)
13 1939-10-08 @ WAS W, 41-13 4 17 rush Dick Todd 17 yard rush
14 1939-10-22 PHI L, 14-23 2 1 rush Fran Murray 1 yard rush (Hank Reese kick)
15 1939-10-22 PHI L, 14-23 4 22 pass Bill Hewitt 22 yard pass from Davey O'Brien (Fran Murray kick)
16 1939-10-29 NYG W, 7-6 2 2 rush Tuffy Leemans 2 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
17 1939-11-06 PIT L, 13-17 4 22 pass Bill Sortet 22 yard pass from Hugh McCullough (Armand Niccolai kick)
18 1939-11-12 WAS W, 42-0 1 91 kickoff Andy Farkas 91 yard kickoff return (Bob Masterson kick)
19 1939-11-12 WAS W, 42-0 2 34 pass Wayne Millner 34 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Bob Masterson kick)
20 1939-11-12 WAS W, 42-0 2 34 rush Andy Farkas 34 yard rush (Bob Masterson kick)
21 1939-11-12 WAS W, 42-0 3 2 rush Andy Farkas 2 yard rush (Bo Russell kick)
22 1939-11-12 WAS W, 42-0 4 5 rush Bob McChesney 5 yard rush (Bo Russell kick)
23 1939-11-12 WAS W, 42-0 4 80 punt Dick Todd 80 yard punt return (Bo Russell kick)
24 1939-11-19 GNB W, 28-0 1 69 pass Don Hutson 69 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
25 1939-11-19 GNB W, 28-0 1 37 fumble Bud Svendsen 37 yard fumble return (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
26 1939-11-19 GNB W, 28-0 2 19 pass Harry Jacunski 19 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
27 1939-11-19 GNB W, 28-0 3 1 rush Cecil Isbell 1 yard rush (Cecil Isbell kick)
28 1939-11-26 @ NYG W, 28-7 2 9 pass Jim Lee Howell 9 yard pass from Len Barnum (Ken Strong kick)
29 1939-11-26 @ NYG W, 28-7 3 10 rush Kink Richards 10 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
30 1939-11-26 @ NYG W, 28-7 4 3 rush Tuffy Leemans 3 yard rush (Len Barnum kick)
31 1939-11-26 @ NYG W, 28-7 4 pass Jim Lee Howell unknown yard pass from Eddie Miller (Ken Strong kick)