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1944 Boston Yanks

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2-8-0, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1944 NFL Season Summary

Scored 82 points (8.2/g), 9th of 11 in the NFL. Allowed 233 points (23.3/g), 9th.
 Differential of -151 points (-15.1/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 0.8-9.2.

Coach: Herb Kopf (2-8-0)

 Training Camp: Dean College (Franklin, Massachusetts)

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 82 1501 522 2.9 30 8 10 87 85 198 1030 6 22 5.2 41 324 471 5 1.5 36
Team Defense 233 2706 612 4.4 27 11 1 126 76 166 1131 11 16 6.8 44 446 1575 17 3.5 81
Lg Rank Offense 9 10 3 3 10 8 7 9 5 8 10 10 10 10
Lg Rank Defense 9 8 9 5 8 1 2 6 8 8 10 10 9 7

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 Tue September 26 boxscore L 0-1 Philadelphia Eagles 7 28 6 66 58 8 3 11 228 23 205
2 Sun October 8 boxscore L 0-2 New York Giants 10 22 11 199 80 119 2 7 160 12 148 3
3 Sun October 15 boxscore L 0-3 Washington Redskins 14 21 9 205 109 96 2 14 284 145 139 1
3 Sun October 22 boxscore L 0-4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 0 38 7 111 121 -10 3 8 291 135 156 1
5 Sun October 29 boxscore W 1-4 @ Brooklyn Tigers 17 14 6 126 104 22 3 9 164 12 152 4
5 Sun November 5 boxscore L 1-5 @ New York Giants 0 31 13 173 119 54 4 13 255 32 223 2
7 Sun November 12 boxscore L 1-6 @ Chicago Bears 7 21 11 180 94 86 3 17 387 258 129 3
8 Sun November 19 boxscore W 2-6 Brooklyn Tigers 13 6 6 221 87 134 13 226 72 154 4
8 Sun November 26 boxscore L 2-7 @ Washington Redskins 7 14 7 128 97 31 4 15 269 124 145 4
10 Sun December 3 boxscore L 2-8 @ Detroit Lions 7 38 8 151 163 -12 4 17 414 308 106 4

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
George Cafego 29 FB 9 5 35 73 47.9 454 3 4.1 7 9.6 50 6.2 2.7 13.0 50.4 42.1 0 0
Leo Stasica 28 7 0 21 47 44.7 225 1 2.1 7 14.9 42 4.8 -1.5 10.7 32.1 26.8 0 0
Scott Gudmundson 23 qb 7 4 16 38 42.1 226 1 2.6 4 10.5 38 5.9 1.7 14.1 32.3 31.1 0 0
Bob Davis 30 PR/QB 10 10 8 18 44.4 88 1 5.6 2 11.1 25 4.9 1.0 11.0 8.8 38.4 0 0
Frank Turbert 26 hb 5 1 5 15 33.3 37 0 0.0 0 0.0 21 2.5 2.5 7.4 7.4 42.4 0 0
Ted Williams 28 LH 10 6 0 6 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 33.3 0 0.0 -15.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Ken Steinmetz 20 fb 8 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 25.8 10 85 198 42.9 1030 6 3.0 22 11.1 50 5.2 0.8 12.1 103.0 30.1 0 0
Opp Total 10 76 166 45.8 1131 11 6.6 16 9.6 6.8 3.80 14.9 113.1 51.1 0 0 6.8 3.8 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
Bob Davis 30 PR/QB 10 10 95 363 1 80 3.8 36.3 9.5 19 97 5.1 0 23 1.9 9.7 460 1 0
George Cafego 29 FB 9 5 61 31 1 17 0.5 3.4 6.8 2 8 4.0 0 5 0.2 0.9 39 1 0
Ted Williams 28 LH 10 6 52 13 1 25 0.3 1.3 5.2 6 28 4.7 0 16 0.6 2.8 41 1 0
Milt Crain 23 fb 10 4 26 78 0 8 3.0 7.8 2.6 1 16 16.0 0 16 0.1 1.6 94 0 0
Leo Stasica 28 7 0 22 -16 0 10 -0.7 -2.3 3.1 -16 0 0
Johnny Martin 26 KR/P/RH 8 6 19 -7 0 11 -0.4 -0.9 2.4 6 56 9.3 0 16 0.8 7.0 49 0 0
Frank Turbert 26 hb 5 1 14 -16 0 9 -1.1 -3.2 2.8 1 16 16.0 0 16 0.2 3.2 0 0 0
Scott Gudmundson 23 qb 7 4 14 -21 0 6 -1.5 -3.0 2.0 -21 0 0
Ken Steinmetz 20 fb 8 2 11 24 0 8 2.2 3.0 1.4 24 0 0
Paul Sanders 26 hb 6 1 6 4 0 8 0.7 0.7 1.0 4 5 1.3 0 5 0.7 0.8 9 0 0
Dave Smukler 30 fb 2 1 2 7 0 6 3.5 3.5 1.0 7 0 0
Joe Crowley 25 RE 9 9 1 10 0 10 10.0 1.1 0.1 13 279 21.5 3 67 1.4 31.0 289 3 0
Tony Falkenstein 29 2 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.5 0.5 1 21 21.0 0 21 0.5 10.5 22 0 0
Keith Ranspot 31 LE 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 269 14.2 3 40 1.9 26.9 269 3 0
Harry Wynne 24 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 205 20.5 0 42 1.0 20.5 205 0 0
Sam Goldman 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 21 10.5 0 11 0.5 5.3 21 0 0
Dick Harrison 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.3 2.3 9 0 0
Team Total 25.8 10 324 471 3 80 1.5 47.1 32.4 85 1030 12.1 6 67 8.5 103.0 1501 9 0
Opp Total 10 446 1575 17 3.5 157.5 44.6 76 1131 14.9 11 7.6 113.1 2706 28 24

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Bob Davis 30 PR/QB 10 10 22 271 0 32 12.3 7 152 0 26 21.7 883
Johnny Martin 26 KR/P/RH 8 6 3 50 0 19 16.7 8 265 0 55 33.1 364
George Cafego 29 FB 9 5 4 49 0 16 12.3 3 48 0 23 16.0 136
Ted Williams 28 LH 10 6 1 13 0 13 13.0 6 82 0 18 13.7 136
Leo Stasica 28 7 0 3 30 0 13 10.0 3 75 0 35 25.0 89
Milt Crain 23 fb 10 4 2 10 0 10 5.0 2 33 0 18 16.5 137
Scott Gudmundson 23 qb 7 4 1 27 0 27 27.0 3 55 0 32 18.3 61
Keith Ranspot 31 LE 10 10 3 37 0 16 12.3 306
Sam Goldman 28 4 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 21
Frank Santora 18 1 0 1 27 0 27 27.0 27
Morgan Tiller 26 4 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
Frank Turbert 26 hb 5 1 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
Harry Wynne 24 10 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 216
Team Total 25.8 10 37 457 0 32 12.4 39 797 0 55 20.4 2755
Opp Total 10 42 1210 2 28.8 18 425 0 23.6

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
Johnny Martin 26 KR/P/RH 8 6 35 1273 47 0 36.4
Augie Lio 26 K/LG 10 10 8 2 25.0% 11 10 90.9%
George Cafego 29 FB 9 5 16 582 57 0 36.4
Scott Gudmundson 23 qb 7 4 12 402 55 1 33.5
Bob Davis 30 PR/QB 10 10 3 60 26 0 20.0
Dave Smukler 30 fb 2 1 2 49 33 0 24.5
Leo Stasica 28 7 0 2 96 58 0 48.0
Milt Crain 23 fb 10 4 1 40 40 0 40.0
Keith Ranspot 31 LE 10 10 1 0.0%
Ken Steinmetz 20 fb 8 2 1 17 17 0 17.0
Team Total 25.8 10 9 2 22.2% 11 10 90.9% 72 2519 58 1 35.0
Opp Total 10 7 5 71.4% 31 30 96.8% 62 1585 25.6

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
Bob Davis 30 PR/QB 10 10 4 48 0 20 0
Johnny Martin 26 KR/P/RH 8 6 3 46 0 26 0
Augie Lio 26 K/LG 10 10 2 13 0 10 0
George Cafego 29 FB 9 5 1 39 0 39 0
Milt Crain 23 fb 10 4 1 0 0 0 0
Joe Crowley 25 RE 9 9 1 5 0 5 0
Ed Korisky 26 c 9 3 1 1 0 1 0
Ed McGee 28 RT 10 10 1 15 0 15 0
Leo Stasica 28 7 0 1 15 0 15 0
Ted Williams 28 LH 10 6 1 54 0 54 0
Team Total 25.8 10 16 236 0 54 0
Opp Total 10 24 13 1

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
Joe Crowley 25 RE 9 9 3 3 18
Keith Ranspot 31 LE 10 10 3 3 18
Augie Lio 26 K/LG 10 10 10 2 16
John Morelli 21 g 10 3 2 2 12
George Cafego 29 FB 9 5 1 1 6
Bob Davis 30 PR/QB 10 10 1 1 6
Ted Williams 28 LH 10 6 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 10 3 6 2 11 10 2 82
Opp Total 10 17 11 2 1 30 5 1 233