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1946 Boston Yanks

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2-8-1, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1946 NFL Season Summary

Scored 189 points (17.2/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 273 points (24.8/g), 9th.
 Differential of -84 points (-7.6/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 3.2-7.8.

Coach: Herb Kopf (2-8-1)

 Training Camp: St. John's Preparatory School (Danvers, Massachusetts)

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 189 2676 604 4.4 37 18 21 147 103 239 1566 15 19 6.6 59 365 1110 11 3.0 67
Team Defense 273 3494 679 5.1 31 14 9 182 106 227 1642 15 17 7.2 69 452 1852 22 4.1 104
Lg Rank Offense 6 7 4 6 8 5 7 4 4 6 9 9 8 8
Lg Rank Defense 9 9 8 9 9 5 7 8 8 8 8 10 10 10

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Tue October 1 boxscore L 0-1 New York Giants 0 17 8 139 27 112 3 17 271 87 184 2
2 Sun October 6 boxscore L 0-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 25 49 17 341 282 59 4 21 405 208 197 2
4 Sun October 13 boxscore L 0-3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7 16 16 223 93 130 3 15 317 100 217 3
4 Sun October 20 boxscore L 0-4 Washington Redskins 6 14 7 133 82 51 3 16 256 119 137 2
5 Sun October 27 boxscore L 0-5 Pittsburgh Steelers 7 33 14 190 64 126 5 13 281 121 160 1
6 Sun November 3 boxscore L 0-6 Chicago Cardinals 14 28 18 276 109 167 4 20 393 236 157 1
7 Sun November 10 boxscore L 0-7 @ Washington Redskins 14 17 15 215 114 101 1 16 318 77 241 1
8 Sun November 17 boxscore T 0-7-1 @ New York Giants 28 28 13 197 129 68 1 17 293 197 96 3
9 Sun November 24 boxscore W 1-7-1 Los Angeles Rams 40 21 15 404 224 180 2 20 382 165 217 5
10 Thu November 28 boxscore W 2-7-1 @ Detroit Lions 34 10 18 424 282 142 2 15 266 124 142 3
11 Sun December 8 boxscore L 2-8-1 Philadelphia Eagles 14 40 6 134 160 -26 9 12 312 208 104 8

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
Paul Governali 25 QB 11 1 83 192 43.2% 1293 13 6.8 10 5.2 62 6.7 5.7 15.6 117.5 67.0 0 0
Boley Dancewicz 22 qb 8 1 13 34 38.2% 162 1 2.9 6 17.6 45 4.8 -2.6 12.5 20.3 24.0 0 0
Howard Maley 25 P 11 0 3 8 37.5% 71 1 12.5 2 25.0 43 8.9 0.1 23.7 6.5 70.3 0 0
John Grigas 26 FB 11 9 1 2 50.0% 16 0 0.0 1 50.0 16 8.0 -14.5 16.0 1.5 37.5 0 0
Duke Abbruzzi 29 3 0 1 1 100.0% 11 0 0.0 0 0.0 11 11.0 11.0 11.0 3.7 112.5 0 0
Bob Davis 32 lh/PR 11 5 1 1 100.0% 7 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 7.0 7.0 0.6 95.8 0 0
Gary Famiglietti 33 11 0 1 1 100.0% 6 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 6.0 6.0 6.0 0.5 91.7 0 0
Team Total 26.2 11 103 239 43.1% 1566 15 6.3 19 7.9 62 6.6 4.2 15.2 142.4 53.1 0 0
Opp Total 11 106 227 46.7% 1642 15 6.6 17 7.5 7.2 5.19 15.5 149.3 62.0 0 0 7.2 5.2 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
John Grigas 26 FB 11 9 84 426 2 59 5.1 38.7 7.6 3 61 20.3 1 44 0.3 5.5 487 3 3
Babe Dimancheff 24 LH 8 6 57 238 0 24 4.2 29.8 7.1 5 121 24.2 1 45 0.6 15.1 359 1 4
Bob Davis 32 lh/PR 11 5 41 143 0 21 3.5 13.0 3.7 10 150 15.0 1 37 0.9 13.6 293 1 3
Abe Karnofsky 24 KR/qb 11 7 36 84 1 35 2.3 7.6 3.3 8 139 17.4 1 56 0.7 12.6 223 2 8
Paul Governali 25 QB 11 1 33 -186 2 4 -5.6 -16.9 3.0 -186 2 2
Jim Gillette 29 hb 11 4 30 99 1 46 3.3 9.0 2.7 5 96 19.2 1 60 0.5 8.7 195 2 1
Gary Famiglietti 33 11 0 23 54 4 13 2.3 4.9 2.1 1 17 17.0 0 17 0.1 1.5 71 4 1
Mike Micka 25 RH 11 6 20 76 0 19 3.8 6.9 1.8 76 0 0
Boley Dancewicz 22 qb 8 1 14 81 0 41 5.8 10.1 1.8 81 0 0
Howard Maley 25 P 11 0 13 67 0 42 5.2 6.1 1.2 2 35 17.5 0 33 0.2 3.2 102 0 1
Duke Abbruzzi 29 3 0 6 26 0 10 4.3 8.7 2.0 2 55 27.5 0 38 0.7 18.3 81 0 3
Hal Crisler 23 RE 11 8 4 6 0 6 1.5 0.5 0.4 32 385 12.0 5 62 2.9 35.0 391 5 3
Sam Goldman 30 LE 11 11 2 -3 0 -1 -1.5 -0.3 0.2 15 154 10.3 0 27 1.4 14.0 151 0 2
Joe Hoague 28 fb 7 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.3 0.1 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.1 0.6 6 0 0
Rudy Romboli 23 3 0 1 -3 0 3 -3.0 -1.0 0.3 -3 0 0
Don Currivan 26 e 11 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 262 23.8 4 60 1.0 23.8 262 4 1
Nick Scollard 26 K 11 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 78 11.1 1 19 0.6 7.1 78 1 0
Don Eliason 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.3 3.0 9 0 0
Team Total 26.2 11 365 1110 10 59 3.0 100.9 33.2 103 1566 15.2 15 62 9.4 142.4 2676 25 33
Opp Total 11 452 1852 22 4.1 168.4 41.1 106 1642 15.5 15 9.6 149.3 3494 37 34

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Abe Karnofsky 24 KR/qb 11 7 2 38 0 21 19.0 21 599 1 97 28.5 860
Bob Davis 32 lh/PR 11 5 13 130 0 23 10.0 5 92 0 21 18.4 515
Babe Dimancheff 24 LH 8 6 7 98 0 28 14.0 5 86 0 30 17.2 543
Duke Abbruzzi 29 3 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 8 147 0 34 18.4 229
Jim Gillette 29 hb 11 4 2 62 0 51 31.0 3 43 0 20 14.3 300
Howard Maley 25 P 11 0 3 12 0 10 4.0 1 3 0 3 3.0 117
Hal Crisler 23 RE 11 8 2 22 0 20 11.0 413
Don Currivan 26 e 11 3 1 22 0 22 22.0 1 14 0 14 14.0 298
Sam Goldman 30 LE 11 11 2 41 0 22 20.5 192
John Grigas 26 FB 11 9 1 8 0 8 8.0 495
Gene Lee 24 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Tony Leon 29 g 10 1 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
Nick Scollard 26 K 11 4 1 12 0 12 12.0 90
Team Total 26.2 11 29 363 0 51 12.5 52 1073 1 97 20.6 4112
Opp Total 11 49 1721 1 35.1 36 670 0 18.6

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
Howard Maley 25 P 11 0 60 2373 61 1 39.6
Nick Scollard 26 K 11 4 1 0.0%% 24 21 87.5%%
Paul Governali 25 QB 11 1 11 481 65 0 43.7
Don Eliason 28 3 0 1 0.0%%
Gary Famiglietti 33 11 0 1 0.0%%
John Grigas 26 FB 11 9 1 45 45 0 45.0
Team Total 26.2 11 2 0.0%% 25 21 84.0%% 72 2899 65 1 40.3
Opp Total 11 14 5 35.7%% 37 34 91.9%% 52 2014 38.7

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Bob Davis 32 lh/PR 11 5 7 129 0 34 0 0 3 3 17 0
Abe Karnofsky 24 KR/qb 11 7 0 8 5 19 0
Duke Abbruzzi 29 3 0 0 3 3 0 0
Hal Crisler 23 RE 11 8 0 3 3 0 0
Babe Dimancheff 24 LH 8 6 1 7 0 7 0 0 4 0 0 0
John Grigas 26 FB 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
Jim Gillette 29 hb 11 4 1 5 0 5 0 0 1 1 0 0
Sam Goldman 30 LE 11 11 0 2 1 0 0
Paul Governali 25 QB 11 1 0 2 1 0 0
Mike Micka 25 RH 11 6 2 40 1 40 0 0 0 1 0 0
Don Currivan 26 e 11 3 0 1 1 0 0
Joe Domnanovich 27 C 11 11 0 0 2 27 0
Tony Leon 29 g 10 1 0 1 1 3 0
Howard Maley 25 P 11 0 0 1 1 0 0
Win Pedersen 31 t 10 2 0 0 2 0 0
Rocco Canale 29 RG 11 6 0 0 1 5 0
Boley Dancewicz 22 qb 8 1 1 4 0 4 0
Gary Famiglietti 33 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
Joe Hoague 28 fb 7 1 1 8 0 8 0
Gene Lee 24 11 0 1 31 0 31 0
Rudy Romboli 23 3 0 1 12 0 12 0
Nick Scollard 26 K 11 4 0 0 1 6 1
Steve Sierocinski 23 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Joe Zeno 27 LG 11 8 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 26.2 11 17 236 1 40 0 0 33 29 77 1
Opp Total 11 34 20 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
Nick Scollard 26 K 11 4 1 1 2 21 33
Hal Crisler 23 RE 11 8 5 5 30
Don Currivan 26 e 11 3 4 4 24
Gary Famiglietti 33 11 0 4 4 24
John Grigas 26 FB 11 9 2 1 3 18
Abe Karnofsky 24 KR/qb 11 7 1 1 1 3 18
Jim Gillette 29 hb 11 4 1 1 2 12
Paul Governali 25 QB 11 1 2 2 12
Bob Davis 32 lh/PR 11 5 1 1 6
Babe Dimancheff 24 LH 8 6 1 1 6
Mike Micka 25 RH 11 6 1 1 6
Team Total 26.2 11 10 15 1 1 1 28 21 189
Opp Total 11 22 15 1 1 34 5 1 273

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1946-10-06 @ PHI L, 25-49 1 1 rush John Grigas 1 yard rush
2 1946-10-06 @ PHI L, 25-49 1 3 rush Paul Governali 3 yard rush
3 1946-10-06 @ PHI L, 25-49 3 60 pass Don Currivan 60 yard pass from Paul Governali
4 1946-10-06 @ PHI L, 25-49 4 62 pass Hal Crisler 62 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
5 1946-10-13 @ PIT L, 7-16 4 6 fumble Nick Scollard 6 yard fumble return (Nick Scollard kick)
6 1946-10-20 WAS L, 6-14 1 40 interception Mike Micka 40 yard interception return
7 1946-10-27 PIT L, 7-33 2 26 pass Babe Dimancheff 26 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
8 1946-11-03 CRD L, 14-28 3 19 pass Nick Scollard 19 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Nick Scollard kick)
9 1946-11-03 CRD L, 14-28 4 1 pass Don Currivan 1 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
10 1946-11-10 @ WAS L, 14-17 2 1 rush Gary Famiglietti 1 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
11 1946-11-10 @ WAS L, 14-17 3 1 rush Gary Famiglietti 1 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
12 1946-11-17 @ NYG T, 28-28 1 27 pass Hal Crisler 27 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
13 1946-11-17 @ NYG T, 28-28 2 2 rush Gary Famiglietti 2 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
14 1946-11-17 @ NYG T, 28-28 4 1 rush Paul Governali 1 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
15 1946-11-17 @ NYG T, 28-28 4 6 pass Hal Crisler 6 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
16 1946-11-24 RAM W, 40-21 1 97 kickoff Abe Karnofsky 97 yard kickoff return (Nick Scollard kick)
17 1946-11-24 RAM W, 40-21 2 46 rush Jim Gillette 46 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
18 1946-11-24 RAM W, 40-21 2 44 pass John Grigas 44 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
19 1946-11-24 RAM W, 40-21 3 60 pass Jim Gillette 60 yard pass from Paul Governali
20 1946-11-24 RAM W, 40-21 4 59 rush John Grigas 59 yard rush
21 1946-11-24 RAM W, 40-21 4 43 pass Don Currivan 43 yard pass from Howard Maley (Nick Scollard kick)
22 1946-11-28 @ DET W, 34-10 1 21 pass Bob Davis 21 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
23 1946-11-28 @ DET W, 34-10 2 1 rush Gary Famiglietti 1 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
24 1946-11-28 @ DET W, 34-10 3 24 pass Don Currivan 24 yard pass from Paul Governali
25 1946-11-28 @ DET W, 34-10 4 3 pass Hal Crisler 3 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
26 1946-11-28 @ DET W, 34-10 4 35 rush Abe Karnofsky 35 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
27 1946-12-08 PHI L, 14-40 1 4 pass Hal Crisler 4 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
28 1946-12-08 PHI L, 14-40 2 56 pass Abe Karnofsky 56 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1946-10-01 NYG W, 17-0 1 3 rush Merle Hapes 3 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
2 1946-10-01 NYG W, 17-0 4 8 rush Merle Hapes 8 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
3 1946-10-06 @ PHI W, 49-25 1 48 pass Jack Ferrante 48 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Augie Lio kick)
4 1946-10-06 @ PHI W, 49-25 1 68 rush Bosh Pritchard 68 yard rush (Augie Lio kick)
5 1946-10-06 @ PHI W, 49-25 2 7 pass Dick Humbert 7 yard pass from Allie Sherman (Augie Lio kick)
6 1946-10-06 @ PHI W, 49-25 2 31 rush Steve Van Buren 31 yard rush (Augie Lio kick)
7 1946-10-06 @ PHI W, 49-25 3 2 rush Steve Van Buren 2 yard rush (Augie Lio kick)
8 1946-10-06 @ PHI W, 49-25 4 35 pass Bosh Pritchard 35 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Augie Lio kick)
9 1946-10-06 @ PHI W, 49-25 4 9 pass Bert Kuczynski 9 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Augie Lio kick)
10 1946-10-13 @ PIT W, 16-7 2 1 rush Steve Lach 1 yard rush
11 1946-10-13 @ PIT W, 16-7 2 5 rush Steve Lach 5 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
12 1946-10-20 WAS W, 14-6 1 8 rush Dick Todd 8 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
13 1946-10-20 WAS W, 14-6 3 18 pass Eddie Saenz 18 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
14 1946-10-27 PIT W, 33-7 1 18 rush Merl Condit 18 yard rush
15 1946-10-27 PIT W, 33-7 3 23 lateral Bill Dudley 23 yard lateral return (Bill Dudley kick)
16 1946-10-27 PIT W, 33-7 3 29 fumble Bob Davis 29 yard fumble return (Bill Dudley kick)
17 1946-10-27 PIT W, 33-7 4 80 pass Bill Dudley 80 yard pass from Merl Condit (Merl Condit kick)
18 1946-10-27 PIT W, 33-7 4 38 rush Bill Dutton 38 yard rush
19 1946-11-03 CRD W, 28-14 1 14 pass Billy Dewell 14 yard pass from Paul Christman (Ward Cuff kick)
20 1946-11-03 CRD W, 28-14 2 14 pass Pat Harder 14 yard pass from Ray Mallouf (Ward Cuff kick)
21 1946-11-03 CRD W, 28-14 3 52 pass Bill Blackburn 52 yard pass from Ray Mallouf (Ward Cuff kick)
22 1946-11-03 CRD W, 28-14 4 18 rush Jimmy Strausbaugh 18 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
23 1946-11-10 @ WAS W, 17-14 3 rush Dick Todd yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
24 1946-11-10 @ WAS W, 17-14 4 29 rush Dick Todd 29 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
25 1946-11-17 @ NYG T, 28-28 1 57 pass Frank Liebel 57 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
26 1946-11-17 @ NYG T, 28-28 2 9 rush Merle Hapes 9 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
27 1946-11-17 @ NYG T, 28-28 2 4 pass Jim Poole 4 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
28 1946-11-17 @ NYG T, 28-28 3 1 rush Steve Filipowicz 1 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
29 1946-11-24 RAM L, 21-40 1 1 rush Mike Holovak 1 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
30 1946-11-24 RAM L, 21-40 3 6 pass Jack Banta 6 yard pass from Bob Waterfield (Bob Waterfield kick)
31 1946-11-24 RAM L, 21-40 4 37 pass Red Hickey 37 yard pass from Jim Hardy (Bob Waterfield kick)
32 1946-11-28 @ DET L, 10-34 1 2 rush Bob Westfall 2 yard rush (Jack Helms kick)
33 1946-12-08 PHI W, 40-14 2 50 punt Steve Van Buren 50 yard punt return (Augie Lio kick)
34 1946-12-08 PHI W, 40-14 2 59 pass Bosh Pritchard 59 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Augie Lio kick)
35 1946-12-08 PHI W, 40-14 2 5 pass Jack Ferrante 5 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Augie Lio kick)
36 1946-12-08 PHI W, 40-14 3 3 rush Gil Steinke 3 yard rush (Augie Lio kick)
37 1946-12-08 PHI W, 40-14 3 19 pass Gil Steinke 19 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Augie Lio kick)