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1927 Duluth Eskimos

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1-8-0, Finished 11th in NFL  · 1927 NFL Season Summary

Scored 68 points (7.6/g), 7th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 134 points (14.9/g), 11th.
 Differential of -66 points (-7.3/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 1.5-7.5.

Coach: Ernie Nevers (1-8-0)

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 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 11 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
4 Sun October 9 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 0 20
5 Sun October 23 boxscore W 1-1 @ Pottsville Maroons 27 0
6 Sun October 30 boxscore L 1-2 @ Cleveland Bulldogs 20 21
8 Sun November 6 boxscore L 1-3 @ New York Giants 0 21
9 Sun November 13 boxscore L 1-4 @ Providence Steam Roller 7 13
11 Sun November 20 boxscore L 1-5 @ Pottsville Maroons 0 6
7 Sat November 26 boxscore L 1-6 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 0 6
13 Sat December 3 boxscore L 1-7 @ Cleveland Bulldogs 0 20
14 Sun December 11 boxscore L 1-8 @ Chicago Bears 14 27

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
Ernie Nevers+ 25 FB 9 9 4 4 7 31
Joe Rooney 29 LE 9 9 3 3 18
Johnny Blood 24 TB 9 8 1 1 6
Russ Method 30 WB 8 5 1 1 6
Cobb Rooney 27 BB 8 8 1 1 6
Team Total 22.3 9 5 5 10 7 67
Opp Total 9 134

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1927-10-23 @ POT W, 27-0 1 25 pass Joe Rooney 25 yard pass from Ernie Nevers (Ernie Nevers kick)
2 1927-10-23 @ POT W, 27-0 2 11 pass Russ Method 11 yard pass from Ernie Nevers (Ernie Nevers kick)
3 1927-10-23 @ POT W, 27-0 2 60 pass Joe Rooney 60 yard pass from Ernie Nevers
4 1927-10-23 @ POT W, 27-0 2 38 pass Joe Rooney 38 yard pass from Ernie Nevers (Ernie Nevers kick)
5 1927-10-30 @ CLE L, 20-21 1 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush
6 1927-10-30 @ CLE L, 20-21 4 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush
7 1927-10-30 @ CLE L, 20-21 4 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush (Ernie Nevers kick)
8 1927-11-13 @ PRV L, 7-13 1 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush (Ernie Nevers kick)
9 1927-12-11 @ CHI L, 14-27 3 pass Johnny Blood unknown yard pass from Ernie Nevers (Ernie Nevers kick)
10 1927-12-11 @ CHI L, 14-27 4 pass Cobb Rooney unknown yard pass from Ernie Nevers (Ernie Nevers kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1927-10-09 @ GNB W, 20-0 2 5 rush Verne Lewellen 5 yard rush (Red Dunn kick)
2 1927-10-09 @ GNB W, 20-0 4 11 pass Red Dunn 11 yard pass from Curly Lambeau (Red Dunn kick)
3 1927-10-09 @ GNB W, 20-0 4 25 interception Lavvie Dilweg 25 yard interception return
4 1927-10-30 @ CLE W, 21-20 1 4 rush Benny Friedman 4 yard rush
5 1927-10-30 @ CLE W, 21-20 1 70 pass Rex Thomas 70 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
6 1927-10-30 @ CLE W, 21-20 2 rush Jim Simmons unknown yard rush
7 1927-11-06 @ NYG W, 21-0 1 3 rush Mule Wilson 3 yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
8 1927-11-06 @ NYG W, 21-0 2 10 rush Doug Wycoff 10 yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
9 1927-11-06 @ NYG W, 21-0 4 29 pass Hinkey Haines 29 yard pass from Jack McBride (Jack McBride kick)
10 1927-11-13 @ PRV W, 13-7 1 5 rush Bill Cronin 5 yard rush (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
11 1927-11-13 @ PRV W, 13-7 4 74 punt Curly Oden 74 yard punt return
12 1927-11-20 @ POT W, 6-0 2 rush Barney Wentz unknown yard rush
13 1927-11-26 FRN W, 6-0 2 rush Adrian Ford unknown yard rush
14 1927-12-03 @ CLE W, 20-0 1 30 pass Carl Bacchus 30 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
15 1927-12-03 @ CLE W, 20-0 2 rush Frank Kelley unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
16 1927-12-03 @ CLE W, 20-0 3 pass Herb DeWitz unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman
17 1927-12-11 @ CHI W, 27-14 1 pass Laurie Walquist unknown yard pass from Paddy Driscoll (Paddy Driscoll kick)
18 1927-12-11 @ CHI W, 27-14 4 rush Paddy Driscoll unknown yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
19 1927-12-11 @ CHI W, 27-14 4 10 rush Joey Sternaman 10 yard rush
20 1927-12-11 @ CHI W, 27-14 4 interception George Halas unknown yard interception return (Paddy Driscoll kick)