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1948 Boston Yanks

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3-9-0, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1948 NFL Season Summary

Scored 174 points (14.5/g), 9th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 372 points (31.0/g), 8th.
 Differential of -198 points (-16.5/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 1.7-10.3.

Coach: Clipper Smith (3-9-0)

 Training Camp: (Hershey, Pennsylvania)

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 174 2478 626 4.0 54 20 11 121 101 261 1308 13 34 5.0 55 365 1170 4 3.2 55
Team Defense 372 4783 867 5.5 42 24 20 244 161 356 2463 27 18 6.9 100 511 2320 19 4.5 124
Lg Rank Offense 9 10 10 7 10 10 10 8 10 9 9 10 10 10
Lg Rank Defense 8 10 6 1 9 10 9 10 8 5 9 9 7 9

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Fri September 17 boxscore L 0-1 Green Bay Packers 0 31 9 121 101 20 5 20 342 85 257 3
2 Thu September 23 boxscore L 0-2 New York Giants 7 27 10 228 137 91 7 13 299 211 88 3
2 Sun October 3 boxscore L 0-3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14 24 5 137 31 106 2 24 339 48 291 5
3 Sat October 9 boxscore W 1-3 @ Detroit Lions 17 14 9 184 40 144 2 27 460 284 176 3
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 2-3 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 7 9 242 162 80 4 11 205 113 92 7
5 Sun October 24 boxscore L 2-4 @ Chicago Cardinals 27 49 12 223 147 76 6 20 442 142 300 3
6 Sun October 31 boxscore L 2-5 @ Washington Redskins 21 59 22 333 224 109 8 20 625 501 124 5
8 Sun November 7 boxscore L 2-6 Washington Redskins 7 23 9 242 129 113 3 22 386 190 196 3
8 Sun November 14 boxscore L 2-7 @ Philadelphia Eagles 0 45 7 162 61 101 3 22 489 269 220 2
10 Sun November 21 boxscore L 2-8 Chicago Bears 17 51 9 251 98 153 6 26 468 187 281 1
10 Sun November 28 boxscore L 2-9 @ New York Giants 14 28 11 157 98 59 5 21 403 237 166 2
12 Sun December 5 boxscore W 3-9 Philadelphia Eagles 37 14 9 198 80 118 3 18 325 196 129 5

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
Roy Zimmerman 30 K/P/QB 9 2 46 107 43.0% 649 7 6.5 13 12.1 69 6.1 1.9 14.1 72.1 45.4 0 0
Gene Malinowski 25 b 12 2 15 54 27.8% 218 3 5.6 7 13.0 68 4.0 -0.7 14.5 18.2 22.8 0 0
Boley Dancewicz 24 3 0 17 35 48.6% 186 0 0.0 5 14.3 33 5.3 -1.1 10.9 62.0 25.1 0 0
Jim Youel 26 qb 6 1 6 25 24.0% 63 2 8.0 3 12.0 16 2.5 -1.3 10.5 10.5 26.7 0 0
Phil Slosburg 22 b 12 2 8 20 40.0% 119 1 5.0 3 15.0 68 6.0 0.2 14.9 9.9 37.3 0 0
Frank Nelson 25 b 12 4 8 17 47.1% 71 0 0.0 2 11.8 29 4.2 -1.1 8.9 5.9 19.1 0 0
Al Dekdebrun 27 2 0 1 3 33.3% 2 0 0.0 1 33.3 2 0.7 -14.3 2.0 1.0 2.8 0 0
Team Total 25.9 12 101 261 38.7% 1308 13 5.0 34 13.0 69 5.0 0.1 13.0 109.0 32.2 0 0
Opp Total 12 161 356 45.2% 2463 27 7.6 18 5.1 6.9 6.16 15.3 205.3 72.8 0 0 6.9 6.2 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
Bill Paschal 27 KR/LH 12 6 80 249 1 20 3.1 20.8 6.7 8 93 11.6 4 22 0.7 7.8 342 5 9
Frank Seno 27 PR 12 4 71 242 0 21 3.4 20.2 5.9 13 322 24.8 3 69 1.1 26.8 564 3 2
Frank Muehlheuser 22 fb 12 4 38 169 1 35 4.4 14.1 3.2 3 19 6.3 0 12 0.3 1.6 188 1 3
Phil Slosburg 22 b 12 2 32 89 0 16 2.8 7.4 2.7 2 29 14.5 0 16 0.2 2.4 118 0 2
Rudy Romboli 25 fb 12 3 25 90 1 15 3.6 7.5 2.1 8 77 9.6 0 33 0.7 6.4 167 1 2
Joe Golding 27 RH 12 8 24 36 0 9 1.5 3.0 2.0 9 159 17.7 4 34 0.8 13.3 195 4 3
Frank Nelson 25 b 12 4 18 60 0 19 3.3 5.0 1.5 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 0.8 70 0 2
Jim Youel 26 qb 6 1 15 63 0 20 4.2 10.5 2.5 63 0 3
John Poto 22 12 0 13 32 0 12 2.5 2.7 1.1 10 101 10.1 0 29 0.8 8.4 133 0 0
Roy Zimmerman 30 K/P/QB 9 2 13 72 0 18 5.5 8.0 1.4 72 0 4
Gene Malinowski 25 b 12 2 11 21 0 9 1.9 1.8 0.9 3 -10 -3.3 0 1 0.3 -0.8 11 0 3
Robert Hazelhurst 24 hb 12 3 11 15 0 7 1.4 1.3 0.9 15 0 2
Boley Dancewicz 24 3 0 4 3 1 2 0.8 1.0 1.3 3 1 1
Mike Micka 27 FB 12 6 4 3 0 3 0.8 0.3 0.3 3 0 0
Dave Ryan 25 6 0 3 1 0 3 0.3 0.2 0.5 1 0 1
Al Dekdebrun 27 2 0 2 14 0 13 7.0 7.0 1.0 14 0 0
Ralph Heywood 27 RE 8 6 1 11 0 11 11.0 1.4 0.1 11 177 16.1 1 42 1.4 22.1 188 1 2
Bill Chipley 28 e 12 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 131 10.1 1 22 1.1 10.9 131 1 0
Jim Tyree 26 LE 12 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 106 8.2 0 32 1.1 8.8 106 0 1
Steve Pritko 28 re 12 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 42 14.0 0 29 0.3 3.5 42 0 0
Don Currivan 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 29 14.5 0 0 0.7 9.7 29 0 0
Nick Scollard 28 qb 12 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 23 11.5 0 13 0.2 1.9 23 0 0
Team Total 25.9 12 365 1170 4 35 3.2 97.5 30.4 101 1308 13.0 13 69 8.4 109.0 2478 17 40
Opp Total 12 511 2320 19 4.5 193.3 42.6 161 2463 15.3 27 13.4 205.3 4783 46 46

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
Bill Paschal 27 KR/LH 12 6 3 79 0 36 26.3 24 498 0 37 20.8 919
Frank Seno 27 PR 12 4 13 99 0 30 7.6 8 171 0 52 21.4 834
Joe Golding 27 RH 12 8 10 129 0 35 12.9 7 192 0 53 27.4 516
Phil Slosburg 22 b 12 2 10 141 0 38 14.1 1 37 0 37 37.0 296
Frank Nelson 25 b 12 4 2 27 0 18 13.5 3 34 0 18 11.3 131
Robert Hazelhurst 24 hb 12 3 2 31 0 19 15.5 46
Bob McClure 24 12 0 2 14 0 11 7.0 14
John Poto 22 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 1 16 0 16 16.0 152
Steve Pritko 28 re 12 5 2 23 0 12 11.5 65
Joe Domnanovich 29 C 12 10 1 29 0 29 29.0 29
Ralph Heywood 27 RE 8 6 1 8 0 8 8.0 196
Frank Muehlheuser 22 fb 12 4 1 27 0 27 27.0 215
Rudy Romboli 25 fb 12 3 1 22 0 22 22.0 189
Jim Tyree 26 LE 12 10 1 17 0 17 17.0 123
Team Total 25.9 12 40 507 0 38 12.7 54 1090 0 53 20.2 4075
Opp Total 12 51 1678 0 32.9 36 702 0 19.5

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
Roy Zimmerman 30 K/P/QB 9 2 4 1 25.0%% 15 13 86.7%% 51 2215 67 0 43.4
Ralph Heywood 27 RE 8 6 35 1396 53 0 39.9
Nick Scollard 28 qb 12 5 3 2 66.7%% 8 8 100.0%%
Robert Hazelhurst 24 hb 12 3 2 102 68 0 51.0
Bill Paschal 27 KR/LH 12 6 2 80 40 0 40.0
Jim Youel 26 qb 6 1 2 65 40 0 32.5
Frank Muehlheuser 22 fb 12 4 1 46 46 0 46.0
Team Total 25.9 12 7 3 42.9%% 23 21 91.3%% 93 3904 68 0 42.0
Opp Total 12 11 6 54.5%% 51 48 94.1%% 69 2763 40.0

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
Bill Paschal 27 KR/LH 12 6 0 9 5 10 0
Joe Golding 27 RH 12 8 4 205 2 89 0 0 3 5 0 0
Gene Malinowski 25 b 12 2 1 9 0 9 0 0 3 3 0 0
Jim Youel 26 qb 6 1 0 3 4 -11 0
Mike Micka 27 FB 12 6 3 23 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0
Ralph Heywood 27 RE 8 6 0 2 3 75 2
Roy Zimmerman 30 K/P/QB 9 2 0 4 1 0 0
Bill Chipley 28 e 12 1 3 52 1 38 0 0 0 1 0 0
Joe Domnanovich 29 C 12 10 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 3 1 0
Frank Muehlheuser 22 fb 12 4 0 3 1 0 0
Frank Nelson 25 b 12 4 1 28 0 28 0 0 2 1 0 0
Jim Tyree 26 LE 12 10 0 1 3 34 1
Mike Jarmoluk 26 LT 12 10 2 13 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
Rudy Romboli 25 fb 12 3 0 2 1 0 0
Frank Seno 27 PR 12 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Fritz Barzilauskas 28 LG 12 10 0 0 2 4 0
Boley Dancewicz 24 3 0 0 1 1 -3 0
Robert Hazelhurst 24 hb 12 3 0 2 0 0 0
Joe Sabasteanski 27 rg 12 5 2 38 0 38 0
Phil Slosburg 22 b 12 2 0 2 0 0 0
Carroll Vogelaar 28 RT 12 12 0 0 2 0 0
Stan Batinski 31 RG 12 8 0 0 1 0 0
Don Currivan 28 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Bob McClure 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Steve Pritko 28 re 12 5 0 0 1 33 1
Dave Ryan 25 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.9 12 18 374 3 89 0 0 40 44 143 4
Opp Total 12 46 22

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
Joe Golding 27 RH 12 8 4 2 6 36
Bill Paschal 27 KR/LH 12 6 1 4 5 30
Ralph Heywood 27 RE 8 6 1 2 3 18
Frank Seno 27 PR 12 4 3 3 18
Roy Zimmerman 30 K/P/QB 9 2 13 1 16
Nick Scollard 28 qb 12 5 8 2 14
Bill Chipley 28 e 12 1 1 1 2 12
Boley Dancewicz 24 3 0 1 1 6
Frank Muehlheuser 22 fb 12 4 1 1 6
Steve Pritko 28 re 12 5 1 1 6
Rudy Romboli 25 fb 12 3 1 1 6
Jim Tyree 26 LE 12 10 1 1 6
Team Total 25.9 12 4 13 4 3 24 21 3 174
Opp Total 12 19 27 2 4 48 6 372

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1948-09-23 NYG L, 7-27 4 1 rush Boley Dancewicz 1 yard rush (Roy Zimmerman kick)
2 1948-10-03 @ PIT L, 14-24 1 15 pass Bill Paschal 15 yard pass from Jim Youel (Roy Zimmerman kick)
3 1948-10-03 @ PIT L, 14-24 2 33 fumble Steve Pritko 33 yard fumble return (Roy Zimmerman kick)
4 1948-10-09 @ DET W, 17-14 1 13 pass Bill Paschal 13 yard pass from Jim Youel (Roy Zimmerman kick)
5 1948-10-09 @ DET W, 17-14 2 40 interception Joe Golding 40 yard interception return (Roy Zimmerman kick)
6 1948-10-17 PIT W, 13-7 1 14 fumble Ralph Heywood 14 yard fumble return
7 1948-10-17 PIT W, 13-7 4 22 pass Frank Seno 22 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Roy Zimmerman kick)
8 1948-10-24 @ CRD L, 27-49 1 34 pass Joe Golding 34 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman
9 1948-10-24 @ CRD L, 27-49 4 7 fumble Jim Tyree 7 yard fumble return (Roy Zimmerman kick)
10 1948-10-24 @ CRD L, 27-49 4 28 pass Joe Golding 28 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Roy Zimmerman kick)
11 1948-10-24 @ CRD L, 27-49 4 34 pass Joe Golding 34 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Roy Zimmerman kick)
12 1948-10-31 @ WAS L, 21-59 1 1 rush Bill Paschal 1 yard rush (Roy Zimmerman kick)
13 1948-10-31 @ WAS L, 21-59 1 22 pass Bill Paschal 22 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Roy Zimmerman kick)
14 1948-10-31 @ WAS L, 21-59 3 12 pass Joe Golding 12 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Roy Zimmerman kick)
15 1948-11-07 WAS L, 7-23 2 42 pass Ralph Heywood 42 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Roy Zimmerman kick)
16 1948-11-21 CHI L, 17-51 1 68 pass Frank Seno 68 yard pass from Gene Malinowski (Nick Scollard kick)
17 1948-11-21 CHI L, 17-51 4 5 pass Bill Chipley 5 yard pass from Gene Malinowski (Nick Scollard kick)
18 1948-11-28 @ NYG L, 14-28 1 56 fumble Ralph Heywood 56 yard fumble return (Nick Scollard kick)
19 1948-11-28 @ NYG L, 14-28 1 9 pass Bill Paschal 9 yard pass from Gene Malinowski (Nick Scollard kick)
20 1948-12-05 PHI W, 37-14 1 35 rush Frank Muehlheuser 35 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
21 1948-12-05 PHI W, 37-14 2 68 pass Frank Seno 68 yard pass from Phil Slosburg (Nick Scollard kick)
22 1948-12-05 PHI W, 37-14 2 38 interception Bill Chipley 38 yard interception return (Nick Scollard kick)
23 1948-12-05 PHI W, 37-14 2 89 interception Joe Golding 89 yard interception return (Nick Scollard kick)
24 1948-12-05 PHI W, 37-14 4 2 rush Rudy Romboli 2 yard rush

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1948-09-17 GNB W, 31-0 1 14 pass Bob Forte 14 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ed Cody kick)
2 1948-09-17 GNB W, 31-0 2 20 pass Nolan Luhn 20 yard pass from Fred Provo (Ed Cody kick)
3 1948-09-17 GNB W, 31-0 3 72 rush Ralph Earhart 72 yard rush (Ed Cody kick)
4 1948-09-17 GNB W, 31-0 4 1 rush Tony Canadeo 1 yard rush (Ed Cody kick)
5 1948-09-23 NYG W, 27-7 2 26 pass Carl Fennema 26 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Len Younce kick)
6 1948-09-23 NYG W, 27-7 2 65 pass Bill Swiacki 65 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Len Younce kick)
7 1948-09-23 NYG W, 27-7 3 3 fumble Ray Poole 3 yard fumble return
8 1948-09-23 NYG W, 27-7 4 24 pass Bill Swiacki 24 yard pass from Paul Governali (Len Younce kick)
9 1948-10-03 @ PIT W, 24-14 2 24 pass Elbie Nickel 24 yard pass from Johnny Clement (Joe Glamp kick)
10 1948-10-03 @ PIT W, 24-14 4 7 pass Charlie Seabright 7 yard pass from Johnny Clement (Joe Glamp kick)
11 1948-10-03 @ PIT W, 24-14 4 3 rush Norm Mosley 3 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
12 1948-10-09 @ DET L, 14-17 4 pass Clyde LeForce yard pass from Fred Enke (Merv Pregulman kick)
13 1948-10-09 @ DET L, 14-17 4 rush Camp Wilson yard rush (Merv Pregulman kick)
14 1948-10-17 PIT L, 7-13 4 1 rush Jerry Shipkey 1 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
15 1948-10-24 @ CRD W, 49-27 2 31 interception Bill Blackburn 31 yard interception return (Pat Harder kick)
16 1948-10-24 @ CRD W, 49-27 2 6 rush Charlie Trippi 6 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
17 1948-10-24 @ CRD W, 49-27 3 27 interception Bill Blackburn 27 yard interception return (Pat Harder kick)
18 1948-10-24 @ CRD W, 49-27 3 32 rush Mal Kutner 32 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
19 1948-10-24 @ CRD W, 49-27 3 52 pass Babe Dimancheff 52 yard pass from Charley Eikenberg (Pat Harder kick)
20 1948-10-24 @ CRD W, 49-27 3 1 rush Elmer Angsman 1 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
21 1948-10-24 @ CRD W, 49-27 3 54 pass Mal Kutner 54 yard pass from Ray Mallouf (Pat Harder kick)
22 1948-10-31 @ WAS W, 59-21 1 78 pass Dick Todd 78 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
23 1948-10-31 @ WAS W, 59-21 1 35 interception Dan Sandifer 35 yard interception return (Dick Poillon kick)
24 1948-10-31 @ WAS W, 59-21 2 76 pass Joe Tereshinski 76 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
25 1948-10-31 @ WAS W, 59-21 2 49 pass Hal Crisler 49 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
26 1948-10-31 @ WAS W, 59-21 3 38 pass Dick Todd 38 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
27 1948-10-31 @ WAS W, 59-21 4 1 rush Dick Poillon 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
28 1948-10-31 @ WAS W, 59-21 4 26 rush Howard Hartley 26 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
29 1948-10-31 @ WAS W, 59-21 4 50 interception Dan Sandifer 50 yard interception return (Dick Poillon kick)
30 1948-11-07 WAS W, 23-7 1 33 rush Tommy Mont 33 yard rush
31 1948-11-07 WAS W, 23-7 3 4 pass Dick Poillon 4 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
32 1948-11-07 WAS W, 23-7 4 10 pass Tom Farmer 10 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
33 1948-11-14 @ PHI W, 45-0 2 70 pass Russ Craft 70 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)
34 1948-11-14 @ PHI W, 45-0 2 20 pass Jack Ferrante 20 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)
35 1948-11-14 @ PHI W, 45-0 2 26 pass Pete Pihos 26 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)
36 1948-11-14 @ PHI W, 45-0 3 2 pass Bosh Pritchard 2 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)
37 1948-11-14 @ PHI W, 45-0 4 14 pass Neill Armstrong 14 yard pass from Bill Mackrides (Cliff Patton kick)
38 1948-11-14 @ PHI W, 45-0 4 5 rush Jim Parmer 5 yard rush (Cliff Patton kick)
39 1948-11-21 CHI W, 51-17 1 17 pass Noah Mullins 17 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Johnny Lujack kick)
40 1948-11-21 CHI W, 51-17 2 3 pass Jim Keane 3 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Johnny Lujack kick)
41 1948-11-21 CHI W, 51-17 3 35 fumble Frank Minini 35 yard fumble return (Johnny Lujack kick)
42 1948-11-21 CHI W, 51-17 3 1 rush Frank Minini 1 yard rush (Johnny Lujack kick)
43 1948-11-21 CHI W, 51-17 3 14 pass Frank Minini 14 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Johnny Lujack kick)
44 1948-11-21 CHI W, 51-17 4 47 rush Mike Holovak 47 yard rush (Johnny Lujack kick)
45 1948-11-21 CHI W, 51-17 4 5 rush Bobby Layne 5 yard rush
46 1948-11-28 @ NYG W, 28-14 2 14 pass Ray Poole 14 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Len Younce kick)
47 1948-11-28 @ NYG W, 28-14 2 1 rush Charlie Conerly 1 yard rush (Len Younce kick)
48 1948-11-28 @ NYG W, 28-14 2 14 rush Charlie Conerly 14 yard rush (Len Younce kick)
49 1948-11-28 @ NYG W, 28-14 3 23 pass Bill Swiacki 23 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Len Younce kick)
50 1948-12-05 PHI L, 14-37 1 14 pass Jack Ferrante 14 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)
51 1948-12-05 PHI L, 14-37 2 20 pass Joe Muha 20 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)