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1931 Cleveland Indians

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2-8-0, Finished 8th in NFL  · 1931 NFL Season Summary

Scored 45 points (4.5/g), 9th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 137 points (13.7/g), 8th.
 Differential of -92 points (-9.2/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 0.7-9.3.

Coach: Al Cornsweet (2-8-0) (co-coach with Hoge Workman) and Hoge Workman (2-8-0)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Chain O'Lakes Resort (Waupaca, Wisconsin)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Hoge Workman 32 7 5
FB Otto Vokaty 22 Rook 4
BB Algy Clark 1 8
WB Ray Novotny 24 1 7
LE John Hurley 24 Rook 8
LT Babe Lyon 24 2 7
LG Biff Lee 24 Rook 7
C Hank Critchfield 26 Rook 9
RG Merle Hutson 23 Rook 10
RT Ernie Jessen 26 Rook 6
RE Chuck Braidwood 28 1 8
 Special Teams Starters
K Chuck Braidwood 28 1 8
P Chuck Braidwood 28 1 8
PR Chuck Braidwood 28 1 8
KR Chuck Braidwood 28 1 8

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Chuck Braidwood 28 K 8 8 199 6-0 Loyola (IL),Tenn-Chattanooga 10/15/1903 1
Algy Clark BB 8 8 190 5-10 Ohio St. 1
Al Cornsweet 25 fb 4 3 180 5-7 Brown 7/16/1906 Rook
Hank Critchfield 26 C 9 9 207 5-10 Wooster 6/14/1905 Rook
David Cullen 26 g 2 1 230 5-10 Geneva 3/18/1905 Rook
Fred Danziger 25 1 0 175 5-11 Michigan St. 1/12/1906 Rook
Doc Elliott 31 b 2 1 209 5-10 Lafayette 4/6/1900 9
Mike Gregory 26 c 7 3 215 5-11 Denison 7/30/1905 Rook
Hoot Herrin 27 c 1 1 190 5-10 St. Mary's (CA) 11/24/1904 Rook
John Hurley 24 LE 10 8 192 6-3 Washington St. 10/28/1907 Rook
Merle Hutson 23 RG 10 10 210 6-0 Heidelberg 8/27/1908 Rook
Leo Jensvold 23 hb 7 4 173 5-8 Iowa 3/29/1908 Rook
Ernie Jessen 26 RT 8 6 225 6-1 Iowa 5/1/1905 Rook
Al Jolley 32 t 6 3 220 6-2 Tulsa,Kansas St.,Marietta 9/25/1899 9
Red Joseph 26 1 0 190 6-3 Miami (OH),Ohio St. 11/7/1905 4
Howie Kriss 24 2 0 175 5-9 Ohio St. 6/2/1907 Rook
Buck Lamme 26 e 1 1 180 6-2 Ohio Wesleyan 7/2/1905 Rook
Biff Lee 24 LG 7 7 226 6-0 Missouri,Oklahoma 12/6/1907 Rook
Franklin Lewis 27 1 0 Purdue 1/18/1904 Rook
Tiny Lewis 25 1 0 210 6-2 Northwestern 10/18/1906 1
Babe Lyon 24 LT 7 7 235 6-2 Kansas St. 3/30/1907 2
Stu MacMillan 23 2 0 175 5-9 North Dakota 2/13/1908 Rook
Dave Mishel 26 b 6 3 179 5-9 Brown 7/6/1905 4
George Munday 24 1 0 215 6-2 Emporia St. 6/13/1907 Rook
Al Nesser 39 g 9 1 195 6-0 none 6/6/1892 11
Ray Novotny 24 WB 10 7 165 5-10 Ashland 10/12/1907 1
Carl Pignatelli 24 hb 7 3 210 6-0 Iowa 11/26/1907 Rook
Don Ridler t 1 1 210 6-0 Michigan St. Rook
Jim Tarr 25 e 1 1 190 6-2 Missouri 9/26/1906 Rook
Otto Vokaty 22 FB 8 4 191 6-1 Heidelberg 1/17/1909 Rook
Dale Waters 22 t 6 4 212 6-2 Florida 5/27/1909 Rook
Chuck Weimer 27 b 7 1 178 5-9 Wilmington 9/5/1904 2
Drip Wilson 1 0 none Rook
Hoge Workman 32 TB 9 5 173 5-11 Ohio St. 9/25/1899 7
Team Total 23.7 10 186.0 5-7.4 1.5