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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bob Davis 30 6 10 8 for 18, 88 yards, 1 td, 2 int, & 95 rushes for 363 yards and 1 td
FB George Cafego 29 4 5 61 rushes for 31 yards, 1 td, & 2 catches for 8 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1940
LH Ted Williams 28 2 6 52 rushes for 13 yards, 1 td, & 6 catches for 28 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 18th pick / 1942
RH Johnny Martin 26 3 6 19 rushes for -7 yards, 0 td, & 6 catches for 56 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 14th / 128th pick / 1941
LE Keith Ranspot 31 4 10 19 catches for 269 yards, 3 td
LT Ed Franco 29 Rook 9 Cleveland Rams / 5th / 31st pick / 1938
LG Augie Lio 26 3 10 Detroit Lions / 4th / 30th pick / 1941
C Jim Magee 24 Rook 4
RG Bill Walker 24 Rook 6
RT Ed McGee 28 4 10 New York Giants / 12th / 110th pick / 1940
RE Joe Crowley 25 Rook 9 13 catches for 279 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 10 yards and 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Augie Lio 26 3 10 2 of 8 field goals & 10 of 11 extra points Detroit Lions / 4th / 30th pick / 1941
P Johnny Martin 26 3 6 35 punts for a 36.4 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 14th / 128th pick / 1941
PR Bob Davis 30 6 10 22 punt returns for a 12.3 average and 0 td
KR Johnny Martin 26 3 6 8 kick returns for a 33.1 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 14th / 128th pick / 1941

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Art Albrecht 23 t 6 1 203 6-1 Wisconsin 12/29/1921 2
George Cafego 29 FB 9 5 169 5-10 Tennessee 8/30/1915 4 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1940
Vince Commisa 23 1 0 190 5-9 Notre Dame 11/1/1921 Rook
Milt Crain 23 fb 10 4 225 6-2 Baylor 12/25/1921 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 15th / 137th pick / 1943
Joe Crowley 25 RE 9 9 194 6-0 Dartmouth 4/6/1919 Rook
Bob Davis 30 PR 10 10 180 6-1 Kentucky 5/4/1914 6
Walt Dubzinski 25 c 3 2 205 5-10 Boston Col. 10/26/1919 1
Tony Falkenstein 29 2 0 205 5-10 St. Mary's (CA) 2/16/1915 1 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 107th pick / 1938
Ed Franco 29 LT 10 9 205 5-8 Fordham 4/24/1915 Rook Cleveland Rams / 5th / 31st pick / 1938
Frank Gaziano 28 g 9 1 218 5-8 Holy Cross 5/2/1916 Rook
Wimpy Giddens 30 7 0 220 6-2 Louisiana Tech 11/25/1914 6
Sam Goldman 28 4 0 228 6-3 Ohio St.,Samford 11/10/1916 Rook
Scott Gudmundson 23 qb 7 4 178 5-10 George Washington 4/3/1921 Rook
Dick Harrison 28 4 0 195 6-0 Boston Col. 4/13/1916 Rook
Ed Korisky 26 c 9 3 210 6-1 Villanova 8/23/1918 Rook
Augie Lio 26 K 10 10 234 6-0 Georgetown (DC) 4/30/1918 3 Detroit Lions / 4th / 30th pick / 1941
Jim Magee 24 C 10 4 202 6-1 Georgia,Villanova 11/27/1920 Rook
Johnny Martin 26 KR 8 6 195 6-1 Oklahoma 1/8/1918 3 Chicago Bears / 14th / 128th pick / 1941
Ed McGee 28 RT 10 10 224 6-1 Temple 2/26/1916 4 New York Giants / 12th / 110th pick / 1940
Bob McRoberts 20 1 0 190 5-11 Wisc-Stout 4/28/1924 Rook
John Morelli 21 g 10 3 191 5-10 Georgetown (DC) 6/11/1923 Rook Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 28th / 289th pick / 1945
Keith Ranspot 31 LE 10 10 205 6-3 SMU 12/11/1913 4
Freeman Rexer 26 2 0 211 6-1 Tulane 6/18/1918 1
Thron Riggs 23 t 10 1 225 6-1 Washington 4/25/1921 Rook
Paul Sanders 26 hb 6 1 192 5-11 Utah St. 12/15/1918 Rook
Frank Santora 18 1 0 166 5-10 none 5/22/1926 Rook
Dave Smukler 30 fb 2 1 226 6-1 Missouri,Temple 5/28/1914 8
Leo Stasica 28 7 0 185 5-11 Illinois,Colorado 6/15/1916 3 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1941
Ken Steinmetz 20 fb 8 2 188 6-0 none 8/7/1924 Rook
Morgan Tiller 26 4 0 195 6-1 Denver 10/13/1918 Rook
Frank Turbert 26 hb 5 1 200 5-11 Duke,Charleston (WV) 9/7/1918 Rook
Bill Walker 24 RG 10 6 220 6-0 VMI 9/16/1920 Rook
Ted Williams 28 LH 10 6 183 5-11 Notre Dame,Boston Col. 6/3/1916 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 18th pick / 1942
Gordon Wilson 29 1 0 228 6-0 Texas-El Paso 11/23/1915 3 Cleveland Rams / 16th / 144th pick / 1941
Harry Wynne 24 10 0 203 6-4 Arkansas 7/10/1920 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 24th / 227th pick / 1943
Team Total 25.8 10 202.5 5-11.9 1.5