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1943 Brooklyn Dodgers

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2-8-0, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1943 NFL Season Summary

Scored 65 points (6.5/g), 8th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 234 points (23.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of -169 points (-16.9/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 0.5-9.5.

Coach: Pete Cawthon (2-8-0)

 Training Camp: Bear Mountain Inn (Bear Mountain, New York)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
HB Merl Condit 26 3 7 67 rushes for 190 yards, 1 td, & 7 catches for 101 yards and 1 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
TB Ken Heineman 25 3 6 49 rushes for 126 yards, 0 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 6th / 45th pick / 1940
FB Pug Manders 30 4 9 89 rushes for 266 yards, 3 td, & 5 catches for 68 yards and 1 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 11th pick / 1939
BB Joe Setcavage 25 Rook 6 1 rush for 3 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 26 yards and 0 td
LE Ray Wehba 27 Rook 9 4 catches for 43 yards, 0 td
LT Bruiser Kinard+ 29 5 10 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
LG Jake Fawcett 24 1 10
C Bud Svendsen 28 6 6 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1937
RG Lew Jones 31 Rook 7
RT George Sergienko 25 Rook 8
RE Andy Kowalski 23 Rook 6 11 catches for 145 yards, 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Bruiser Kinard+ 29 5 10 1 of 1 field goal & 8 of 9 extra points Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
P Dean McAdams 26 2 1 36 punts for a 37.6 average, 1 blocked Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 8th pick / 1941
PR Ken Heineman 25 3 6 10 punt returns for a 7.8 average and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 6th / 45th pick / 1940
KR Ken Heineman 25 3 6 16 kick returns for a 27.8 average and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 6th / 45th pick / 1940

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Bill Armstrong 4 0 210 6-1 UCLA 0/0/0 Rook
John Bandura 24 1 0 206 6-0 La-Lafayette 8/7/1919 Rook
Bill Brown 26 5 0 202 6-0 Texas Tech 6/1/1917 Rook
George Cafego 28 fb 5 3 169 5-10 Tennessee 8/30/1915 3 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1940
Merl Condit 26 HB 8 7 187 5-11 West Virginia,Carnegie Mellon 3/21/1917 3 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
Bill Conkright 29 c 7 4 203 6-1 Oklahoma 4/17/1914 6 Chicago Bears / 5th / 48th pick / 1937
Bill Davis 27 t 8 1 234 6-1 Texas Tech 11/10/1916 3 Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 91st pick / 1940
Marshall Edwards 27 1 0 190 6-1 Wake Forest 4/1/1916 Rook
Jake Fawcett 24 LG 10 10 223 5-11 SMU 5/29/1919 1
George Grandinette 26 10 0 215 5-9 Fordham 4/13/1917 Rook
Al Gutknecht 26 2 0 205 6-0 Niagara 6/11/1917 Rook
Ken Heineman 25 KR 8 6 168 5-9 Texas-El Paso 1/13/1918 3 Cleveland Rams / 6th / 45th pick / 1940
Cecil Johnson 22 tb 9 2 197 5-11 Texas A&M-Commerce 9/3/1921 Rook
Lew Jones 31 RG 10 7 215 6-0 Texas Tech 12/15/1912 Rook
Bruiser Kinard+ 29 K 10 10 216 6-1 Mississippi 10/23/1914 5 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
Andy Kowalski 23 RE 8 6 199 6-1 Mississippi St. 6/2/1920 Rook
Pug Manders 30 FB 10 9 200 6-0 Drake 5/5/1913 4 Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 11th pick / 1939
Tillie Manton 33 b 10 3 188 5-11 LSU,TCU 8/24/1910 7
Jodie Marek 27 fb 8 1 182 5-11 Texas Tech 3/7/1916 Rook
Frank Martin 24 hb 10 1 177 5-10 Alabama 6/13/1919 Rook
John Matisi 23 t 4 1 221 6-2 Duquesne 11/2/1920 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 7th / 54th pick / 1943
Dean McAdams 26 P 8 1 193 6-1 Washington 10/3/1917 2 Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 8th pick / 1941
Tex Mooney 26 2 0 280 6-5 West Texas A&M 3/8/1917 1
Pete Owens 26 g 5 2 205 5-11 Texas Tech 2/11/1917 Rook
Keith Ranspot 30 e 9 2 205 6-3 SMU 12/11/1913 3
Frank Sachse 26 6 0 197 6-0 Texas Tech 7/24/1917 Rook
Herm Schmarr 31 de 5 2 210 6-2 Catholic 10/1/1912 Rook Cleveland Rams / 8th / 80th pick / 1937
George Sergienko 25 RT 10 8 248 6-1 American Int. 5/22/1918 Rook
Joe Setcavage 25 BB 10 6 190 5-11 Duquesne 11/12/1918 Rook
Vaughn Stewart 24 1 0 190 6-1 Alabama 1/16/1919 Rook
Bud Svendsen 28 C 10 6 190 6-1 Minnesota 2/7/1915 6 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1937
Phil Swiadon 29 3 0 220 6-0 NYU 12/5/1914 Rook
George Webb 27 e 9 2 180 6-1 Texas Tech 4/2/1916 Rook
Ray Wehba 27 LE 10 9 215 6-0 USC 8/16/1916 Rook
Team Total 25.9 10 203.8 6-0.2 1.4