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1940 Brooklyn Dodgers

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8-3-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1940 NFL Season Summary

Scored 186 points (16.9/g), 4th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 120 points (10.9/g), 1st.
 Differential of 66 points (6.0/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 8.1-2.9.

Coach: Jock Sutherland (8-3-0)

 Training Camp: Hun Junior School (Princeton, New Jersey)

Team Info

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 186 2813 605 4.6 13 0 115 80 191 1267 14 13 6.6 414 1546 9 3.7 115
Team Defense 120 2836 688 4.1 32 14 113 259 1445 8 18 5.6 429 1391 7 3.2
Lg Rank Offense 4 4 1 1 7 7 6 3 1 3 5 3 7 1
Lg Rank Defense 1 8 7 4 1 8 6 3 7 2 7 6 2 5

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 15 boxscore L 0-1 @ Washington Redskins 17 24 10 276 156 120 3 15 369 174 195 2
4 Sun September 29 boxscore W 1-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 3 14 315 56 259 2 7 188 111 77 3
3 Fri October 4 boxscore W 2-1 Philadelphia Eagles 30 17 14 249 71 178 1 9 152 100 52 3
4 Sun October 13 boxscore W 3-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 21 0 8 240 121 119 2 12 213 76 137 3
5 Sun October 20 boxscore L 3-2 @ Chicago Bears 7 16 9 261 187 74 1 18 417 117 300 2
7 Sat October 26 boxscore W 4-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 21 7 7 221 22 199 1 13 257 228 29 2
7 Sun November 3 boxscore L 4-3 New York Giants 7 10 13 263 190 73 3 11 174 37 137 2
8 Sun November 10 boxscore W 5-3 Washington Redskins 16 14 7 167 94 73 1 20 331 312 19 3
9 Sun November 17 boxscore W 6-3 Cleveland Rams 29 14 9 240 114 126 3 15 285 145 140 5
10 Sun November 24 boxscore W 7-3 Chicago Cardinals 14 9 9 222 106 116 5 15 287 88 199 4
11 Sun December 1 boxscore W 8-3 @ New York Giants 14 6 15 340 130 210 3 8 163 57 106 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
Ace Parker+ 28 P/TB 11 10 49 111 44.1 817 10 9.0 7 6.3 0 7.4 6.3 16.7 74.3 73.3 0 0
Dick Cassiano 23 b 10 1 9 30 30.0 128 1 3.3 2 6.7 0 4.3 1.9 14.2 12.8 28.2 0 0
George Cafego 25 fb 10 4 7 17 41.2 105 1 5.9 2 11.8 0 6.2 2.1 15.0 10.5 42.2 0 0
Bill Leckonby 23 11 0 7 13 53.8 74 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 5.7 5.7 10.6 6.7 70.7 0 0
Banks McFadden 23 HB 11 7 3 8 37.5 103 1 12.5 1 12.5 71 12.9 9.8 34.3 9.4 85.4 0 0
Ralph Kercheval 29 K 10 0 4 7 57.1 38 1 14.3 0 0.0 0 5.4 8.3 9.5 3.8 111.9 0 0
Rhoten Shetley 22 BB 11 8 1 4 25.0 2 0 0.0 1 25.0 2 0.5 -10.8 2.0 0.2 0.0 0 0
Pug Manders* 27 FB 11 11 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 24.8 11 80 191 41.9 1267 14 7.3 13 6.8 71 6.6 5.0 15.8 115.2 60.7 0 0
Opp Total 11 113 259 43.6 1445 8 3.1 18 6.9 5.6 3.07 12.8 131.4 43.0 0 0 5.6 3.1 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
Ace Parker+ 28 P/TB 11 10 89 306 2 0 3.4 27.8 8.1 3 139 46.3 2 71 0.3 12.6 445 4 0
Banks McFadden 23 HB 11 7 85 411 1 75 4.8 37.4 7.7 9 97 10.8 2 33 0.8 8.8 508 3 0
Pug Manders* 27 FB 11 11 80 311 5 0 3.9 28.3 7.3 1 38 38.0 1 38 0.1 3.5 349 6 0
Sam Francis 27 11 0 44 217 1 0 4.9 19.7 4.0 217 1 0
George Cafego 25 fb 10 4 41 109 0 0 2.7 10.9 4.1 9 105 11.7 0 0 0.9 10.5 214 0 0
Dick Cassiano 23 b 10 1 35 84 0 0 2.4 8.4 3.5 2 67 33.5 2 44 0.2 6.7 151 2 0
Bill Leckonby 23 11 0 19 53 0 0 2.8 4.8 1.7 1 8 8.0 1 8 0.1 0.7 61 1 0
Ralph Kercheval 29 K 10 0 11 19 0 0 1.7 1.9 1.1 1 17 17.0 0 17 0.1 1.7 36 0 0
Rhoten Shetley 22 BB 11 8 7 30 0 0 4.3 2.7 0.6 8 126 15.8 1 22 0.7 11.5 156 1 0
Frank Zadworney 24 3 0 2 5 0 0 2.5 1.7 0.7 5 0 0
Waddy Young 24 RE 11 10 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 7 85 12.1 0 0 0.6 7.7 86 0 0
Perry Schwartz+ 25 LE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 370 17.6 3 0 1.9 33.6 370 3 0
Ben Kish 23 b 11 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 124 13.8 0 0 0.8 11.3 124 0 0
Herman Hodges 26 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 38 12.7 0 0 0.3 4.2 38 0 0
Wendell Butcher 26 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 21 10.5 0 0 0.4 4.2 21 0 0
Bill Bailey 24 KR/PR 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.2 12 0 0
Mike Gussie 23 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 1 9 0.1 1.1 9 1 0
Harold Hill 26 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 1.0 9 0 0
Art Jocher 25 lg 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 2 2.0 1 2 0.1 0.2 2 1 0
Team Total 24.8 11 414 1546 9 75 3.7 140.5 37.6 80 1267 15.8 14 71 7.3 115.2 2813 23 0
Opp Total 11 429 1391 7 3.2 126.5 39.0 113 1445 12.8 8 10.3 131.4 2836 15 0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
Ace Parker+ 28 P/TB 11 10 22 19 86.4% 49 1875 59 0 38.3
Ralph Kercheval 29 K 10 0 11 4 36.4% 3 3 100.0% 8 369 66 0 46.1
Sam Francis 27 11 0 1 0.0% 16 719 69 0 44.9
Ben Kish 23 b 11 3 3 133 50 0 44.3
Bill Leckonby 23 11 0 2 54 34 0 27.0
George Cafego 25 fb 10 4 1 18 18 0 18.0
Team Total 24.8 11 12 4 33.3% 25 22 88.0% 79 3168 69 0 40.1
Opp Total 11 6 15 12 80.0%

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Ace Parker+ 28 P/TB 11 10 6 146 1 68 0
Bill Leckonby 23 11 0 3 29 0 0 0
Ben Kish 23 b 11 3 2 0 0 0 0
Banks McFadden 23 HB 11 7 2 40 0 0 0
Bud Svendsen 25 C 11 10 2 13 0 0 0
Sam Francis 27 11 0 1 7 0 7 0
Pug Manders* 27 FB 11 11 1 15 0 15 0
Rhoten Shetley 22 BB 11 8 1 37 0 37 0
Team Total 24.8 11 18 287 1 68 0
Opp Total 11 0 -14

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Ace Parker+ 28 P/TB 11 10 2 2 1 5 19 49
Pug Manders* 27 FB 11 11 5 1 6 36
Banks McFadden 23 HB 11 7 1 2 3 18
Perry Schwartz+ 25 LE 11 11 3 3 18
Ralph Kercheval 29 K 10 0 3 4 15
Dick Cassiano 23 b 10 1 2 2 12
Bill Leckonby 23 11 0 1 1 2 12
Sam Francis 27 11 0 1 1 6
Mike Gussie 23 8 0 1 1 6
Art Jocher 25 lg 10 5 1 1 6
Rhoten Shetley 22 BB 11 8 1 1 6
Team Total 24.8 11 9 14 1 1 25 22 4 184
Opp Total 11 7 8 12 6 120