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1928 Detroit Wolverines

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7-2-1, Finished 3rd in NFL  · 1928 NFL Season Summary

Scored 189 points (18.9/g), 1st of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 76 points (7.6/g), 5th.
 Differential of 113 points (11.3/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 9.0-1.0.

Coach: Roy Andrews (7-2-1)

Stadium: University of Detroit Stadium

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 189 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 76 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 5 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 14 boxscore W 1-0 @ New York Yankees 35 12
2 Sun October 21 boxscore W 2-0 New York Giants 28 0
5 Sun October 28 boxscore W 3-0 @ Chicago Bears 6 0
6 Sat November 3 boxscore L 3-1 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 7 25
6 Sun November 4 boxscore L 3-2 @ Providence Steam Roller 0 7
8 Sun November 11 boxscore T 3-2-1 @ New York Giants 19 19
7 Sun November 18 boxscore W 4-2-1 New York Yankees 13 0
8 Sun November 25 boxscore W 5-2-1 Chicago Bears 14 7
9 Thu November 29 boxscore W 6-2-1 Dayton Triangles 33 0
12 Sun December 9 boxscore W 7-2-1 @ New York Yankees 34 6

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
Benny Friedman+ 23 TB 10 10 6 6 19 55
Tiny Feather 26 FB 10 10 6 1 7 42
Carl Bacchus 24 K/KR/P/PR/RE 9 8 4 4 24
Len Sedbrook 23 WB 9 5 1 1 24
Ossie Wiberg 24 BB 10 10 1 13
Pete Jackson 5 0 2 2 12
Rex Thomas 27 wb 10 5 1 1 2 12
Proc Randels 28 e 10 3 1 1 6
Eddie Scharer 26 7 0 1 1
Team Total 24.7 10 15 7 1 23 21 189
Opp Total 10 76

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-10-14 @ NYY W, 35-12 1 40 pass Carl Bacchus 40 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
2 1928-10-14 @ NYY W, 35-12 1 40 pass Rex Thomas 40 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
3 1928-10-14 @ NYY W, 35-12 2 20 rush Benny Friedman 20 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
4 1928-10-14 @ NYY W, 35-12 4 rush Tiny Feather unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
5 1928-10-14 @ NYY W, 35-12 4 18 pass Carl Bacchus 18 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
6 1928-10-21 NYG W, 28-0 1 rush Rex Thomas unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
7 1928-10-21 NYG W, 28-0 1 rush Tiny Feather unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
8 1928-10-21 NYG W, 28-0 4 58 rush Benny Friedman 58 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
9 1928-10-21 NYG W, 28-0 4 rush Pete Jackson unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
10 1928-10-28 @ CHI W, 6-0 4 1 rush Pete Jackson 1 yard rush
11 1928-11-03 @ FRN L, 7-25 3 61 interception Len Sedbrook 61 yard interception return (Ossie Wiberg kick)
12 1928-11-11 @ NYG T, 19-19 1 4 rush Tiny Feather 4 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
13 1928-11-11 @ NYG T, 19-19 4 36 rush Len Sedbrook 36 yard rush
14 1928-11-11 @ NYG T, 19-19 4 30 pass Carl Bacchus 30 yard pass from Benny Friedman
15 1928-11-18 NYY W, 13-0 1 35 pass Len Sedbrook 35 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
16 1928-11-18 NYY W, 13-0 3 rush Tiny Feather unknown yard rush
17 1928-11-25 CHI W, 14-7 3 7 rush Benny Friedman 7 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
18 1928-11-25 CHI W, 14-7 4 1 rush Benny Friedman 1 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
19 1928-11-29 DAY W, 33-0 1 10 pass Len Sedbrook 10 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
20 1928-11-29 DAY W, 33-0 2 6 rush Benny Friedman 6 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
21 1928-11-29 DAY W, 33-0 3 30 pass Carl Bacchus 30 yard pass from Rex Thomas
22 1928-11-29 DAY W, 33-0 4 rush Tiny Feather unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
23 1928-11-29 DAY W, 33-0 4 40 pass Rex Thomas 40 yard pass from Benny Friedman
24 1928-12-09 @ NYY W, 34-6 1 6 rush Tiny Feather 6 yard rush
25 1928-12-09 @ NYY W, 34-6 2 50 pass Ossie Wiberg 50 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
26 1928-12-09 @ NYY W, 34-6 3 15 rush Benny Friedman 15 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
27 1928-12-09 @ NYY W, 34-6 4 49 pass Proc Randels 49 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
28 1928-12-09 @ NYY W, 34-6 4 5 pass Ossie Wiberg 5 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Eddie Scharer kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-10-14 @ NYY L, 12-35 2 pass Gibby Welch unknown yard pass from Bo Molenda
2 1928-10-14 @ NYY L, 12-35 2 37 pass Ray Flaherty 37 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly
3 1928-11-03 @ FRN W, 25-7 1 pass Arnie Oehlrich unknown yard pass from Ken Mercer
4 1928-11-03 @ FRN W, 25-7 1 40 rush Wally Diehl 40 yard rush (Ken Mercer kick)
5 1928-11-03 @ FRN W, 25-7 2 30 interception Hust Stockton 30 yard interception return
6 1928-11-03 @ FRN W, 25-7 4 31 interception Chief Elkins 31 yard interception return
7 1928-11-04 @ PRV W, 7-0 3 pass Pop Williams unknown yard pass from Wildcat Wilson (Curly Oden kick)
8 1928-11-11 @ NYG T, 19-19 1 70 punt Hinkey Haines 70 yard punt return
9 1928-11-11 @ NYG T, 19-19 2 50 rush Ox Eckhardt 50 yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
10 1928-11-11 @ NYG T, 19-19 3 5 rush Jack McBride 5 yard rush
11 1928-11-25 CHI L, 7-14 2 25 pass George Halas 25 yard pass from Bill Senn (Paddy Driscoll kick)
12 1928-12-09 @ NYY L, 6-34 1 35 pass Gibby Welch 35 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly