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1946 Miami Seahawks

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3-11-0, AAFC East Division  · 1946 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 167 points (11.9/g), 8th of 9 in the AAFC. Allowed 378 points (27.0/g), 8th.
 Differential of -211 points (-15.1/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 1.8-12.2.

Coach: Jack Meagher (1-5-0) and Hampton Pool (2-6-0)

 Training Camp: Memorial Stadium (Asheville, North Carolina)

Team Info

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 167 2573 703 3.7 56 23 12 121 131 295 1725 10 33 5.8 59 408 848 13 2.1 50
Team Defense 378 4124 780 5.3 44 20 9 155 123 252 1876 19 24 7.4 53 528 2248 24 4.3 93
Lg Rank Offense 8 8 7 5 8 4 5 8 8 7 7 8 5 8
Lg Rank Defense 8 6 5 6 5 1 4 5 3 6 6 7 7 7

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Fri September 6 boxscore L 0-1 @ Cleveland Browns 0 44 5 27 28 -1 4 13 345 167 178 1
2 Sun September 15 boxscore L 0-2 @ San Francisco 49ers 14 21 6 171 159 12 3 15 304 135 169 4
2 Fri September 20 boxscore L 0-3 @ Los Angeles Dons 14 30 7 233 250 -17 6 9 236 128 108 3
4 Tue October 8 boxscore L 0-4 San Francisco 49ers 7 34 8 151 110 41 5 11 284 80 204 1
7 Fri October 11 boxscore W 1-4 @ Buffalo Bisons 17 14 11 305 205 100 4 12 223 63 160 7
7 Fri October 18 boxscore L 1-5 @ Chicago Rockets 7 28 4 55 83 -28 3 10 312 102 210 3
7 Fri October 25 boxscore L 1-6 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 7 30 14 242 188 54 5 8 318 272 46 2
9 Sun November 3 boxscore L 1-7 @ New York Yankees 21 24 10 214 82 132 1 15 375 165 210 2
9 Mon November 11 boxscore L 1-8 Chicago Rockets 7 20 8 167 134 33 4 8 232 47 185 2
10 Mon November 18 boxscore W 2-8 Buffalo Bisons 21 14 12 290 138 152 5 9 353 104 249 6
11 Mon November 25 boxscore L 2-9 Los Angeles Dons 21 34 4 133 74 59 3 14 323 155 168 4
12 Tue December 3 boxscore L 2-10 Cleveland Browns 0 34 5 46 38 8 9 11 233 74 159 2
13 Mon December 9 boxscore L 2-11 New York Yankees 0 31 11 114 92 22 4 11 294 187 107 2
14 Fri December 13 boxscore W 3-11 Brooklyn Dodgers 31 20 15 452 98 354 5 10 330 187 143 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Marion Pugh 27 QB 14 10 55 118 46.6 608 5 4.2 12 10.2 63 5.2 1.4 11.1 43.4 36.9 0 0
Cotton Price 28 tb 7 2 36 74 48.6 484 2 2.7 5 6.8 0 6.5 4.0 13.4 69.1 50.7 0 0
Kay Eakin 29 P 13 1 19 45 42.2 331 2 4.4 5 11.1 0 7.4 3.2 17.4 25.5 43.1 0 0
Jimmy Nelson 27 rh 14 5 8 24 33.3 135 0 0.0 4 16.7 0 5.6 -1.9 16.9 9.6 13.7 0 0
Jimmy Tarrant 25 qb 4 1 5 12 41.7 95 1 8.3 0 0.0 0 7.9 9.6 19.0 23.8 97.6 0 0
Ken Holley 27 5 0 3 11 27.3 36 0 0.0 4 36.4 0 3.3 -13.1 12.0 7.2 1.1 0 0
Monk Gafford 26 KR/LH/PR 11 8 1 5 20.0 -3 0 0.0 2 40.0 -3 -0.6 -18.6 -3.0 -0.3 0.0 0 0
Walt McDonald 26 4 0 1 3 33.3 24 0 0.0 1 33.3 24 8.0 -7.0 24.0 6.0 23.6 0 0
Dick Erdlitz 26 K/RH 14 7 1 1 100.0 10 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 10.0 10.0 10.0 0.7 108.3 0 0
Pres Johnston 26 hb 3 2 1 1 100.0 9 0 0.0 0 0.0 9 9.0 9.0 9.0 3.0 104.2 0 0
Johnny Vardian 25 hb 6 1 1 1 100.0 -4 0 0.0 0 0.0 -4 -4.0 -4.0 -4.0 -0.7 79.2 0 0
Team Total 26.4 14 131 295 44.4 1725 10 3.4 33 11.2 63 5.8 1.5 13.2 123.2 35.2 0 0
Opp Total 14 123 252 48.8 1876 19 7.5 24 9.5 7.4 4.67 15.3 134.0 59.3 0 0 7.4 4.7 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Jimmy Nelson 27 rh 14 5 39 163 2 0 4.2 11.6 2.8 4 20 5.0 0 0 0.3 1.4 183 2 0
Frank Trigilio 27 fb 7 1 38 124 1 0 3.3 17.7 5.4 124 1 0
Jim Reynolds 26 fb 7 2 32 96 0 0 3.0 13.7 4.6 1 32 32.0 0 32 0.1 4.6 128 0 0
Pres Johnston 26 hb 3 2 30 165 2 0 5.5 55.0 10.0 4 35 8.8 0 0 1.3 11.7 200 2 0
Don Reece 27 FB 13 4 30 109 2 0 3.6 8.4 2.3 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 114 2 0
Marion Pugh 27 QB 14 10 29 -125 2 0 -4.3 -8.9 2.1 4 43 10.8 0 0 0.3 3.1 -82 2 0
Dick Erdlitz 26 K/RH 14 7 26 38 1 0 1.5 2.7 1.9 7 31 4.4 0 0 0.5 2.2 69 1 0
Dub Jones 22 hb 9 3 24 102 0 0 4.3 11.3 2.7 102 0 0
Bob Paffrath 28 b 7 2 23 81 1 0 3.5 11.6 3.3 2 -3 -1.5 0 0 0.3 -0.4 78 1 0
Monk Gafford 26 KR/LH/PR 11 8 22 60 1 0 2.7 5.5 2.0 14 270 19.3 4 0 1.3 24.5 330 5 0
Stan Kozlowski 22 5 0 18 61 0 0 3.4 12.2 3.6 2 27 13.5 0 0 0.4 5.4 88 0 0
Harry Hopp 28 b 3 2 16 89 2 55 5.6 29.7 5.3 89 2 0
Kay Eakin 29 P 13 1 15 -41 0 0 -2.7 -3.2 1.2 6 67 11.2 0 0 0.5 5.2 26 0 0
Cotton Price 28 tb 7 2 15 -55 0 0 -3.7 -7.9 2.1 2 17 8.5 0 0 0.3 2.4 -38 0 0
Lamar Davis 25 le 14 8 14 64 0 0 4.6 4.6 1.0 22 275 12.5 2 0 1.6 19.6 339 2 0
Fred Gloden 28 7 0 13 24 1 0 1.8 3.4 1.9 24 1 0
Terry Fox 28 fb 8 2 12 26 0 0 2.2 3.3 1.5 3 27 9.0 0 0 0.4 3.4 53 0 0
Bill Daley 27 1 0 7 38 0 0 5.4 38.0 7.0 38 0 0
Fondren Mitchell 25 7 0 5 17 0 0 3.4 2.4 0.7 8 131 16.4 0 0 1.1 18.7 148 0 0
Johnny Vardian 25 hb 6 1 5 -8 0 0 -1.6 -1.3 0.8 7 108 15.4 0 0 1.2 18.0 100 0 0
Jimmy Tarrant 25 qb 4 1 5 -46 0 0 -9.2 -11.5 1.3 -46 0 0
Cal Purdin 25 b 2 1 2 1 0 0 0.5 0.5 1.0 2 1 0.5 0 0 1.0 0.5 2 0 0
Ken Holley 27 5 0 2 -22 0 0 -11.0 -4.4 0.4 -22 0 0
Walt McDonald 26 4 0 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 -1.0 0.3 4 55 13.8 0 0 1.0 13.8 51 0 0
Lamar Blount 26 RE 12 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 218 16.8 1 0 1.1 18.2 218 1 0
Prince Scott 29 re 14 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 180 13.8 2 0 0.9 12.9 180 2 0
Dick Horne 28 e 10 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 48 9.6 0 0 0.5 4.8 48 0 0
Hub Ulrich 26 LE 14 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 75 18.8 1 0 0.3 5.4 75 1 0
Hampton Pool 31 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 63 21.0 0 0 0.8 15.8 63 0 0
Team Total 26.4 14 423 960 15 55 2.3 68.6 30.2 131 1725 13.2 10 32 9.4 123.2 2685 25 0
Opp Total 14 528 2248 24 4.3 160.6 37.7 123 1876 15.3 19 8.8 134.0 4124 43 47

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Monk Gafford 26 KR/LH/PR 11 8 9 117 0 0 13.0 10 305 0 0 30.5 752
Jimmy Nelson 27 rh 14 5 7 71 0 0 10.1 10 192 0 0 19.2 446
Lamar Davis 25 le 14 8 4 54 0 0 13.5 5 235 0 0 47.0 628
Kay Eakin 29 P 13 1 3 30 0 0 10.0 4 51 0 0 12.8 107
Dick Erdlitz 26 K/RH 14 7 6 104 0 0 17.3 173
Bob Paffrath 28 b 7 2 1 1 0 1 1.0 4 76 0 0 19.0 155
Stan Kozlowski 22 5 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 3 72 0 0 24.0 164
Fondren Mitchell 25 7 0 4 52 0 0 13.0 200
Harry Hopp 28 b 3 2 3 74 0 0 24.7 163
Prince Scott 29 re 14 7 1 6 0 6 6.0 2 28 0 0 14.0 214
Cotton Price 28 tb 7 2 2 32 0 0 16.0 -6
Terry Fox 28 fb 8 2 1 24 0 24 24.0 77
Fred Gloden 28 7 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 44
Mitch Olenski 26 LT 14 10 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
Marion Pugh 27 QB 14 10 1 24 0 24 24.0 -58
Cal Purdin 25 b 2 1 1 11 0 11 11.0 13
Jim Reynolds 26 fb 7 2 1 13 0 13 13.0 141
Johnny Vardian 25 hb 6 1 1 23 0 23 23.0 123
George Zorich 31 6 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
Team Total 26.4 14 27 301 0 18 11.1 60 1338 0 24 22.3 4324
Opp Total 14 44 1838 1 41.8 37 684 0 18.5

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Kay Eakin 29 P 13 1 37 1530 0 1 41.4
Dick Erdlitz 26 K/RH 14 7 7 2 28.6% 22 22 100.0%
Jimmy Nelson 27 rh 14 5 16 635 0 0 39.7
Monk Gafford 26 KR/LH/PR 11 8 12 474 0 0 39.5
Pres Johnston 26 hb 3 2 1 1 100.0% 7 328 0 0 46.9
Cotton Price 28 tb 7 2 4 105 0 1 26.3
Terry Fox 28 fb 8 2 2 88 0 0 44.0
Bob Paffrath 28 b 7 2 1 50 50 0 50.0
Jim Reynolds 26 fb 7 2 1 39 39 0 39.0
Team Total 26.4 14 7 2 28.6% 23 23 100.0% 80 3249 50 2 40.6
Opp Total 14 16 13 81.3% 49 45 91.8% 51 2140 42.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Bill Davis 30 rt 12 5 4 40 0 0 0
Monk Gafford 26 KR/LH/PR 11 8 3 37 0 0 0
Kay Eakin 29 P 13 1 2 31 0 0 0
Jimmy Nelson 27 rh 14 5 2 8 0 0 0
Jim Reynolds 26 fb 7 2 2 33 0 0 0
Ken Whitlow 29 C 13 7 2 20 0 0 0
Al Wukits 29 c 7 2 2 26 0 0 0
Daryl Cato 26 c 12 3 1 29 0 29 0
Dick Erdlitz 26 K/RH 14 7 1 12 0 12 0
Buddy Jungmichel 27 LG 14 13 1 21 0 21 0
Fondren Mitchell 25 7 0 1 2 0 2 0
Don Reece 27 FB 13 4 1 17 0 17 0
Prince Scott 29 re 14 7 1 0 0 0 0
Tex Williams 27 6 0 1 3 0 3 0
Team Total 26.4 14 24 279 0 29 0
Opp Total 14 47 27

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Dick Erdlitz 26 K/RH 14 7 1 1 22 2 34
Monk Gafford 26 KR/LH/PR 11 8 1 4 5 30
Lamar Davis 25 le 14 8 2 2 12
Harry Hopp 28 b 3 2 2 2 12
Jimmy Nelson 27 rh 14 5 2 2 12
Marion Pugh 27 QB 14 10 2 2 12
Don Reece 27 FB 13 4 2 2 12
Prince Scott 29 re 14 7 2 2 12
Lamar Blount 26 RE 12 6 1 1 6
Fred Gloden 28 7 0 1 1 6
Bob Paffrath 28 b 7 2 1 1 6
Frank Trigilio 27 fb 7 1 1 1 6
Hub Ulrich 26 LE 14 6 1 1 6
Pres Johnston 26 hb 3 2 2 2 1 1
Team Total 26.4 14 15 10 25 23 2 167
Opp Total 14 24 19 1 3 3 45 13 378