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7-5-1, Finished 5th in NFL  · 1928 NFL Season Summary

Scored 182 points (14.0/g), 2nd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 85 points (6.5/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 97 points (7.5/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 11.2-1.8.

Coach: George Halas (7-5-1)

Stadium: Wrigley Field

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 182 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 23 boxscore W 1-0 @ Chicago Cardinals 15 0
2 Sun September 30 boxscore T 1-0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 12 12
3 Sun October 14 boxscore W 2-0-1 New York Giants 13 0
4 Sun October 21 boxscore L 2-1-1 Green Bay Packers 6 16
5 Sun October 28 boxscore L 2-2-1 Detroit Wolverines 0 6
6 Sun November 4 boxscore W 3-2-1 New York Yankees 27 0
7 Sun November 11 boxscore W 4-2-1 Dayton Triangles 27 0
8 Sun November 18 boxscore W 5-2-1 Pottsville Maroons 13 6
8 Sun November 25 boxscore L 5-3-1 @ Detroit Wolverines 7 14
10 Thu November 29 boxscore W 6-3-1 Chicago Cardinals 34 0
11 Sun December 2 boxscore W 7-3-1 Frankford Yellow Jackets 28 6
12 Sun December 9 boxscore L 7-4-1 Green Bay Packers 0 6
13 Sat December 15 boxscore L 7-5-1 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 0 19

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
Bill Senn 23 b 12 4 1 4 1 6 1 37
Joey Sternaman 28 QB 13 11 4 4 6 30
Paddy Driscoll 33 LH 12 12 2 2 8 20
Dick Sturtridge 24 10 0 2 1 3 1 19
Buck White 28 FB 13 11 3 3 18
Milt Romney 29 b 11 2 1 1 2 1 13
Laurie Walquist 30 RH 12 10 2 2 12
Roy Carlson 22 e 10 3 1 1 6
Bill Fleckenstein 25 lg 12 9 1 1 6
George Halas 33 4 0 1 1 6
Tillie Voss 31 LE 13 13 1 1 6
John Wallace 24 e 12 3 1 1 6
Ted Drews 26 RE 7 7 1 1
Team Total 26.5 13 13 11 2 1 27 18 180
Opp Total 13 85

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-09-23 @ CRD W, 15-0 1 10 rush Joey Sternaman 10 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
2 1928-09-23 @ CRD W, 15-0 4 1 rush Laurie Walquist 1 yard rush
3 1928-09-30 @ GNB T, 12-12 1 3 rush Joey Sternaman 3 yard rush
4 1928-09-30 @ GNB T, 12-12 2 80 punt Dick Sturtridge 80 yard punt return
5 1928-10-14 NYG W, 13-0 1 1 rush Buck White 1 yard rush
6 1928-10-14 NYG W, 13-0 3 25 pass Bill Senn 25 yard pass from Paddy Driscoll (Paddy Driscoll kick)
7 1928-10-21 GNB L, 6-16 4 1 rush Milt Romney 1 yard rush
8 1928-11-04 NYY W, 27-0 1 1 rush Buck White 1 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
9 1928-11-04 NYY W, 27-0 2 pass Milt Romney unknown yard pass from Dick Sturtridge (Milt Romney pass from Dick Sturtridge)
10 1928-11-04 NYY W, 27-0 3 25 pass Milt Romney 25 yard pass from Bill Senn
11 1928-11-04 NYY W, 27-0 4 10 rush Bill Senn 10 yard rush (Dick Sturtridge run)
12 1928-11-11 DAY W, 27-0 1 3 rush Paddy Driscoll 3 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
13 1928-11-11 DAY W, 27-0 2 20 pass John Wallace 20 yard pass from Bill Senn
14 1928-11-11 DAY W, 27-0 2 60 pass Dick Sturtridge 60 yard pass from Milt Romney (Bill Senn kick)
15 1928-11-11 DAY W, 27-0 3 35 pass Bill Senn 35 yard pass from Joey Sternaman (Joey Sternaman kick)
16 1928-11-18 POT W, 13-6 2 rush Joey Sternaman unknown yard rush (Joey Sternaman kick)
17 1928-11-18 POT W, 13-6 3 pass Bill Senn unknown yard pass from Paddy Driscoll
18 1928-11-25 @ DET L, 7-14 2 25 pass George Halas 25 yard pass from Bill Senn (Paddy Driscoll kick)
19 1928-11-29 CRD W, 34-0 2 2 rush Joey Sternaman 2 yard rush (Joey Sternaman kick)
20 1928-11-29 CRD W, 34-0 2 blocked punt Bill Fleckenstein unknown yard blocked punt return (Joey Sternaman kick)
21 1928-11-29 CRD W, 34-0 2 10 pass Tillie Voss 10 yard pass from Joey Sternaman (Joey Sternaman kick)
22 1928-11-29 CRD W, 34-0 2 50 pass Bill Senn 50 yard pass from Joey Sternaman (Joey Sternaman kick)
23 1928-11-29 CRD W, 34-0 4 3 pass Roy Carlson 3 yard pass from Dick Sturtridge
24 1928-12-02 FRN W, 28-6 2 pass Dick Sturtridge unknown yard pass from Paddy Driscoll (Paddy Driscoll kick)
25 1928-12-02 FRN W, 28-6 2 3 rush Paddy Driscoll 3 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
26 1928-12-02 FRN W, 28-6 2 2 rush Buck White 2 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
27 1928-12-02 FRN W, 28-6 3 pass Ted Drews unknown yard pass from Bill Senn (Ted Drews pass from Bill Senn)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-09-30 @ GNB T, 12-12 3 15 pass Verne Lewellen 15 yard pass from Eddie Kotal
2 1928-09-30 @ GNB T, 12-12 4 2 rush Verne Lewellen 2 yard rush
3 1928-10-21 GNB W, 16-6 2 1 rush Verne Lewellen 1 yard rush (Harry O'Boyle kick)
4 1928-10-21 GNB W, 16-6 4 interception Bruce Jones unknown yard interception return
5 1928-10-28 DET W, 6-0 4 1 rush Pete Jackson 1 yard rush
6 1928-11-18 POT L, 6-13 2 pass Johnny Blood unknown yard pass from Hap Moran
7 1928-11-25 @ DET W, 14-7 3 7 rush Benny Friedman 7 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
8 1928-11-25 @ DET W, 14-7 4 1 rush Benny Friedman 1 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
9 1928-12-02 FRN L, 6-28 1 30 pass Two-Bits Homan 30 yard pass from Ken Mercer
10 1928-12-09 GNB W, 6-0 4 48 pass Dick O'Donnell 48 yard pass from Red Dunn
11 1928-12-15 FRN W, 19-0 3 3 rush Ken Mercer 3 yard rush
12 1928-12-15 FRN W, 19-0 4 4 rush Ken Mercer 4 yard rush
13 1928-12-15 FRN W, 19-0 4 1 rush Ken Mercer 1 yard rush