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1927 Cleveland Bulldogs

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8-4-1, Finished 4th in NFL  · 1927 NFL Season Summary

Scored 209 points (16.1/g), 1st of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 107 points (8.2/g), 6th.
 Differential of 102 points (7.8/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.8-2.2.

Coach: Roy Andrews (8-4-1)

Stadium: Luna Park

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 209 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 107 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 6 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
2 Sun September 25 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 7 12
2 Sun October 2 boxscore T 0-1-1 New York Giants 0 0
3 Sun October 9 boxscore L 0-2-1 New York Yankees 7 13
4 Sun October 16 boxscore W 1-2-1 @ New York Giants 6 0
4 Sun October 23 boxscore L 1-3-1 @ Chicago Bears 12 14
6 Sun October 30 boxscore W 2-3-1 Duluth Eskimos 21 20
7 Sun November 6 boxscore W 3-3-1 New York Yankees 15 0
11 Sat November 12 boxscore L 3-4-1 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 0 22
9 Sun November 13 boxscore W 4-4-1 Frankford Yellow Jackets 37 0
10 Sun November 20 boxscore W 5-4-1 @ Providence Steam Roller 22 0
11 Thu November 24 boxscore W 6-4-1 @ New York Yankees 30 19
11 Sun November 27 boxscore W 7-4-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 32 7
13 Sat December 3 boxscore W 8-4-1 Duluth Eskimos 20 0

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
Al Bloodgood 26 b 10 1 4 1 1 6 6 1 45
Jim Simmons 25 FB 12 6 5 5 30
Ossie Wiberg 23 bb 10 8 1 1 1 25
Benny Friedman+ 22 TB 13 13 2 2 11 23
Carl Bacchus 23 RE 10 9 3 3 18
Frank Kelley hb 7 1 2 1 3 18
Rex Thomas 26 WB 13 9 1 2 3 18
Herb DeWitz 25 13 0 1 1 2 12
Proc Randels 27 e 5 2 1 1 2 12
Team Total 21.3 13 16 9 1 1 27 18 1 201
Opp Total 13 107

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1927-09-25 @ GNB L, 7-12 4 50 pass Al Bloodgood 50 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Al Bloodgood kick)
2 1927-10-09 NYY L, 7-13 3 rush Jim Simmons unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
3 1927-10-16 @ NYG W, 6-0 3 rush Jim Simmons unknown yard rush
4 1927-10-23 @ CHI L, 12-14 1 16 pass Carl Bacchus 16 yard pass from Benny Friedman
5 1927-10-23 @ CHI L, 12-14 4 5 rush Jim Simmons 5 yard rush
6 1927-10-30 DUL W, 21-20 1 4 rush Benny Friedman 4 yard rush
7 1927-10-30 DUL W, 21-20 1 70 pass Rex Thomas 70 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
8 1927-10-30 DUL W, 21-20 2 rush Jim Simmons unknown yard rush
9 1927-11-06 NYY W, 15-0 2 pass Ossie Wiberg unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman
10 1927-11-06 NYY W, 15-0 4 pass Ossie Wiberg unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman (Ossie Wiberg kick)
11 1927-11-13 FRN W, 37-0 2 20 interception Ossie Wiberg 20 yard interception return (Benny Friedman kick)
12 1927-11-13 FRN W, 37-0 3 rush Herb DeWitz unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
13 1927-11-13 FRN W, 37-0 3 30 rush Benny Friedman 30 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
14 1927-11-13 FRN W, 37-0 4 pass Rex Thomas unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
15 1927-11-13 FRN W, 37-0 4 14 rush Frank Kelley 14 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
16 1927-11-20 @ PRV W, 22-0 3 blocked punt Proc Randels unknown yard blocked punt return (Al Bloodgood kick)
17 1927-11-20 @ PRV W, 22-0 4 rush Al Bloodgood unknown yard rush
18 1927-11-20 @ PRV W, 22-0 4 rush Al Bloodgood unknown yard rush
19 1927-11-24 @ NYY W, 30-19 1 rush Al Bloodgood unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
20 1927-11-24 @ NYY W, 30-19 2 rush Jim Simmons unknown yard rush (Al Bloodgood kick)
21 1927-11-24 @ NYY W, 30-19 4 rush Al Bloodgood unknown yard rush (Al Bloodgood kick)
22 1927-11-24 @ NYY W, 30-19 4 rush Al Bloodgood unknown yard rush (Al Bloodgood kick)
23 1927-11-27 @ CRD W, 32-7 1 65 pass Carl Bacchus 65 yard pass from Benny Friedman
24 1927-11-27 @ CRD W, 32-7 2 3 rush Rex Thomas 3 yard rush
25 1927-11-27 @ CRD W, 32-7 3 pass Frank Kelley unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
26 1927-11-27 @ CRD W, 32-7 3 rush Ossie Wiberg unknown yard rush
27 1927-11-27 @ CRD W, 32-7 3 pass Proc Randels unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman (Al Bloodgood kick)
28 1927-12-03 DUL W, 20-0 1 30 pass Carl Bacchus 30 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
29 1927-12-03 DUL W, 20-0 2 rush Frank Kelley unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
30 1927-12-03 DUL W, 20-0 3 pass Herb DeWitz unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1927-09-25 @ GNB W, 12-7 3 blocked punt Tiny Cahoon unknown yard blocked punt return
2 1927-09-25 @ GNB W, 12-7 3 9 rush Rex Enright 9 yard rush
3 1927-10-09 NYY W, 13-7 2 rush Eddie Tryon unknown yard rush (Eddie Tryon kick)
4 1927-10-09 NYY W, 13-7 2 fumble Bullet Baker unknown yard fumble return
5 1927-10-23 @ CHI W, 14-12 2 rush Bill Senn unknown yard rush
6 1927-10-23 @ CHI W, 14-12 3 4 rush Milt Romney 4 yard rush
7 1927-10-30 DUL L, 20-21 1 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush
8 1927-10-30 DUL L, 20-21 4 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush
9 1927-10-30 DUL L, 20-21 4 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush (Ernie Nevers kick)
10 1927-11-12 @ FRN W, 22-0 2 rush Charley Rogers unknown yard rush (Ken Mercer kick)
11 1927-11-12 @ FRN W, 22-0 4 fumble Chuck Kassel unknown yard fumble return (Ken Mercer kick)
12 1927-11-24 @ NYY L, 19-30 1 20 rush Wild Bill Kelly 20 yard rush
13 1927-11-24 @ NYY L, 19-30 1 fumble Eddie Tryon unknown yard fumble return (Eddie Tryon kick)
14 1927-11-24 @ NYY L, 19-30 4 rush Wes Fry unknown yard rush
15 1927-11-27 @ CRD L, 7-32 2 1 rush Ted Bucklin 1 yard rush (Evar Swanson kick)