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6-4-3, Finished 4th in NFL  · 1928 NFL Season Summary

Scored 120 points (9.2/g), 5th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 92 points (7.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 28 points (2.2/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 8.5-4.5.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (6-4-3)

Stadium: City Stadium
 Training Camp: Green Bay East High School (Green Bay, Wisconsin)

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 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 4 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 L 0-1 Frankford Yellow Jackets 9 19
2 Sun September 30 boxscore T 0-1-1 Chicago Bears 12 12
3 Sun October 7 boxscore L 0-2-1 New York Giants 0 6
4 Sun October 14 boxscore W 1-2-1 Chicago Cardinals 20 0
4 Sun October 21 boxscore W 2-2-1 @ Chicago Bears 16 6
6 Sun October 28 boxscore W 3-2-1 Dayton Triangles 17 0
4 Sun November 4 boxscore W 4-2-1 @ Pottsville Maroons 26 14
8 Sun November 11 boxscore T 4-2-2 New York Yankees 0 0
9 Sun November 18 boxscore W 5-2-2 @ New York Giants 7 0
9 Sun November 25 boxscore L 5-3-2 @ Pottsville Maroons 0 26
13 Thu November 29 boxscore L 5-4-2 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 0 2
11 Sun December 2 boxscore T 5-4-3 @ Providence Steam Roller 7 7
12 Sun December 9 boxscore W 6-4-3 @ Chicago Bears 6 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
Verne Lewellen+ 27 TB 13 13 6 3 9 54
Harry O'Boyle 24 FB 10 8 8 3 23
Eddie Kotal 26 WB 12 11 2 1 3 18
Larry Marks 26 b 11 2 2 2 12
Bruce Jones 24 RG 13 10 1 1 6
Dick O'Donnell 28 RE 13 8 1 1 6
Red Dunn 27 BB 12 12 1 1
Team Total 25.6 13 8 7 1 16 9 3 120
Opp Total 13 92

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-09-23 FRN L, 9-19 1 24 pass Verne Lewellen 24 yard pass from Curly Lambeau
2 1928-09-30 CHI T, 12-12 3 15 pass Verne Lewellen 15 yard pass from Eddie Kotal
3 1928-09-30 CHI T, 12-12 4 2 rush Verne Lewellen 2 yard rush
4 1928-10-14 CRD W, 20-0 2 40 rush Eddie Kotal 40 yard rush
5 1928-10-14 CRD W, 20-0 2 1 rush Verne Lewellen 1 yard rush (Harry O'Boyle kick)
6 1928-10-14 CRD W, 20-0 4 1 rush Verne Lewellen 1 yard rush (Harry O'Boyle kick)
7 1928-10-21 @ CHI W, 16-6 2 1 rush Verne Lewellen 1 yard rush (Harry O'Boyle kick)
8 1928-10-21 @ CHI W, 16-6 4 interception Bruce Jones unknown yard interception return
9 1928-10-28 DAY W, 17-0 2 3 rush Verne Lewellen 3 yard rush (Harry O'Boyle kick)
10 1928-10-28 DAY W, 17-0 4 7 rush Harry O'Boyle 7 yard rush (Harry O'Boyle kick)
11 1928-11-04 @ POT W, 26-14 1 42 pass Eddie Kotal 42 yard pass from Red Dunn
12 1928-11-04 @ POT W, 26-14 2 5 rush Eddie Kotal 5 yard rush
13 1928-11-04 @ POT W, 26-14 2 9 pass Larry Marks 9 yard pass from Red Dunn (Harry O'Boyle kick)
14 1928-11-04 @ POT W, 26-14 4 30 pass Verne Lewellen 30 yard pass from Red Dunn (Harry O'Boyle kick)
15 1928-11-18 @ NYG W, 7-0 2 rush Verne Lewellen unknown yard rush (Red Dunn kick)
16 1928-12-02 @ PRV T, 7-7 3 22 pass Larry Marks 22 yard pass from Verne Lewellen (Harry O'Boyle kick)
17 1928-12-09 @ CHI W, 6-0 4 48 pass Dick O'Donnell 48 yard pass from Red Dunn

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-09-23 FRN W, 19-9 1 35 pass Charley Rogers 35 yard pass from Ken Mercer
2 1928-09-23 FRN W, 19-9 1 2 rush Ken Mercer 2 yard rush
3 1928-09-23 FRN W, 19-9 1 8 pass Ken Mercer 8 yard pass from Wally Diehl (Ed Weir kick)
4 1928-09-30 CHI T, 12-12 1 3 rush Joey Sternaman 3 yard rush
5 1928-09-30 CHI T, 12-12 2 80 punt Dick Sturtridge 80 yard punt return
6 1928-10-07 NYG W, 6-0 3 6 rush Mule Wilson 6 yard rush
7 1928-10-21 @ CHI L, 6-16 4 1 rush Milt Romney 1 yard rush
8 1928-11-04 @ POT L, 14-26 3 2 rush Tony Latone 2 yard rush (Pete Henry kick)
9 1928-11-04 @ POT L, 14-26 4 3 rush Tony Latone 3 yard rush (Pete Henry kick)
10 1928-11-25 @ POT W, 26-0 1 40 pass Jack Ernst 40 yard pass from Hap Moran
11 1928-11-25 @ POT W, 26-0 2 8 pass George Kenneally 8 yard pass from Jack Ernst (Johnny Budd kick)
12 1928-11-25 @ POT W, 26-0 3 21 pass Johnny Blood 21 yard pass from Jack Ernst
13 1928-11-25 @ POT W, 26-0 4 pass Johnny Blood unknown yard pass from (extra point pass successful)
14 1928-12-02 @ PRV T, 7-7 3 23 pass Curly Oden 23 yard pass from Wildcat Wilson (Gus Sonnenberg kick)