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1950 New York Yanks

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7-5-0, Finished 3rd in NFL National Division  · 1950 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.4, Offense: 4.4, Defense: -9.8, SoS: -5.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 366 points (30.5/g), 2nd of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 367 points (30.6/g), 11th.
 Differential of -1 points (-0.1/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 6.0-6.0.

Coach: Red Strader (7-5-0)

 Training Camp: Ripon College (Ripon, Wisconsin)

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 366 4485 782 5.7 39 13 14 210 174 355 2653 29 26 6.9 102 397 1832 16 4.6 94
Team Defense 367 4968 862 5.8 44 14 18 249 189 396 2523 17 30 5.9 112 434 2445 28 5.6 119
Lg Rank Offense 2 2 3 2 4 6 2 2 6 2 10 6 5 1
Lg Rank Defense 11 12 8 11 12 13 12 8 6 10 6 12 12 13

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 Sun September 17 boxscore W 1-0 @ San Francisco 49ers 21 17 17 212 59 153 2 16 257 64 193 4
2 Fri September 22 boxscore L 1-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 28 45 14 447 220 227 2 28 529 328 201 1
3 Fri September 29 boxscore W 2-1 Detroit Lions 44 21 16 359 264 95 3 14 267 179 88 3
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-1 @ Green Bay Packers 44 31 17 400 210 190 3 23 413 101 312 4
5 Thu October 12 boxscore W 4-1 San Francisco 49ers 29 24 17 389 280 109 3 14 363 254 109 3
6 Thu October 19 boxscore W 5-1 Green Bay Packers 35 17 16 350 244 106 2 14 387 240 147 5
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 6-1 Chicago Bears 38 27 15 470 276 194 3 25 472 364 108 6
8 Sun November 12 boxscore L 6-2 @ Chicago Bears 20 28 18 318 225 93 1 20 356 120 236 5
9 Sun November 19 boxscore L 6-3 Los Angeles Rams 35 43 25 497 312 185 6 32 636 370 266 4
10 Thu November 23 boxscore L 6-4 @ Detroit Lions 14 49 18 441 356 85 6 25 591 214 377 3
11 Sun December 3 boxscore L 6-5 @ New York Giants 7 51 12 221 169 52 3 24 599 222 377 1
12 Sun December 10 boxscore W 7-5 Baltimore Colts 51 14 25 530 187 343 5 14 281 250 31 5

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
61 George Ratterman 24 QB 12 12 7-5-0 140 294 47.6 2251 22 7.5 24 8.2 69 7.7 5.5 16.1 187.6 64.6 0 0
18 John Rauch 23 8 0 29 51 56.9 502 6 11.8 2 3.9 82 9.8 10.4 17.3 62.8 113.4 0 0
20 George Taliaferro 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 3 7 42.9 83 1 14.3 0 0.0 50 11.9 14.7 27.7 6.9 126.8 0 0
81 Spec Sanders* 32 P/S 12 0 2 3 66.7 58 0 0.0 0 0.0 29 19.3 19.3 29.0 4.8 109.7 0 0
Team Total 27.3 12 7-5-0 174 355 49.0 2894 29 8.2 26 7.3 82 8.2 6.5 16.6 241.2 73.6 0 0
Opp Total 12 189 396 47.7 2775 17 4.3 30 7.6 7.0 4.46 14.7 231.3 53.8 32 252 5.9 3.5 7.5

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
86 Zollie Toth* 26 FB 11 0 131 636 5 51 4.9 57.8 11.9 15 189 12.6 3 60 1.4 17.2 825 8 5
20 George Taliaferro 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 88 411 4 44 4.7 34.3 7.3 21 299 14.2 5 43 1.8 24.9 710 9 11
76 Buddy Young 24 RH 12 0 76 334 1 20 4.4 27.8 6.3 20 302 15.1 1 69 1.7 25.2 636 2 6
46 Sherman Howard 26 12 0 71 362 3 60 5.1 30.2 5.9 12 278 23.2 5 40 1.0 23.2 640 8 3
31 Bennie Aldridge 24 11 0 16 69 0 35 4.3 6.3 1.5 4 56 14.0 0 28 0.4 5.1 125 0 0
61 George Ratterman 24 QB 12 12 11 0 3 3 0.0 0.0 0.9 0 3 4
18 John Rauch 23 8 0 2 12 0 7 6.0 1.5 0.3 12 0 0
10 Joe Golding 29 RDH 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 2 0 0
56 Lou Kusserow 23 MLB 11 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.5 0.1 6 0 0
4 Dan Edwards*+ 24 RE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 52 775 14.9 6 82 4.3 64.6 775 6 1
66 Art Weiner 26 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 35 722 20.6 6 58 2.9 60.2 722 6 1
16 Jack Russell 31 LDE/LE 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 177 17.7 2 49 0.9 16.1 177 2 0
84 Barney Poole 27 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 82 20.5 1 52 0.3 6.8 82 1 0
12 Bruce Alford 29 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.2 14 0 0
Team Total 27.3 12 397 1832 16 60 4.6 152.7 33.1 174 2894 16.6 29 82 14.5 241.2 4726 45 32
Opp Total 12 434 2445 28 5.6 203.8 36.2 189 2523 13.3 17 15.8 210.3 4968 45 28

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
20 George Taliaferro 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 9 129 0 27 14.3 25 473 0 34 18.9 1312
76 Buddy Young 24 RH 12 0 9 54 0 12 6.0 20 536 0 50 26.8 1226
46 Sherman Howard 26 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 8 240 1 89 30.0 892
81 Spec Sanders* 32 P/S 12 0 6 93 0 29 15.5 93
31 Bennie Aldridge 24 11 0 2 17 0 14 8.5 142
84 Barney Poole 27 12 0 2 8 0 5 4.0 90
16 Jack Russell 31 LDE/LE 11 0 2 8 0 5 4.0 185
85 Bob Kennedy 29 5 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
Team Total 27.3 12 27 305 0 29 11.3 58 1280 1 89 22.1 6311
Opp Total 12 53 2190 0 41.3 53 1148 0 21.7

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
81 Spec Sanders* 32 P/S 12 0 71 3001 63 2 42.3
71 Chet Adams 35 K 12 1 9 2 22.2% 48 45 93.8%
17 Pete Layden 31 LDH 10 0 3 3 100.0%
20 George Taliaferro 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 1 39 39 0 39.0
Team Total 27.3 12 9 2 22.2% 51 48 94.1% 72 3040 63 2 42.2
Opp Total 12 17 9 52.9% 49 46 93.9% 58 2267 39.1

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
81 Spec Sanders* 32 P/S 12 0 13 199 0 29 0 0 1 2 0 0
20 George Taliaferro 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 0 11 5 0 0
76 Buddy Young 24 RH 12 0 0 6 5 -8 0
10 Joe Golding 29 RDH 12 0 7 145 1 46 0 0 0 1 32 1
46 Sherman Howard 26 12 0 0 3 4 0 0
61 George Ratterman 24 QB 12 12 0 4 1 0 0
86 Zollie Toth* 26 FB 11 0 0 5 0 0 0
51 Ed Sharkey 23 RLB 12 0 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 3 0 0
15 Duke Iverson 30 LLB 7 0 3 26 1 10 0 1
17 Pete Layden 31 LDH 10 0 3 40 0 19 0
16 Jack Russell 31 LDE/LE 11 0 0 0 3 8 1
4 Dan Edwards*+ 24 RE 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
47 Martin Ruby 30 LDT/LT 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
24 Joe Signaigo+ 27 LG/MG 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
31 Bennie Aldridge 24 11 0 1 0 0 0 0
38 George Brown 27 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Bob Kennedy 29 5 0 1 11 0 11 0
59 Paul Mitchell 30 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Barney Poole 27 12 0 0 0 1 3 0
66 Art Weiner 26 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
65 John Wozniak 29 RG 12 0 0 0 1 1 0
50 John Yonakor 29 RDE 8 0 1 10 0 10 0
Team Total 27.3 12 30 438 2 46 0 0 32 33 36 2 3
Opp Total 12 30 28 14

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
46 Sherman Howard 26 12 0 3 5 1 9 54
20 George Taliaferro 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 4 5 9 54
71 Chet Adams 35 K 12 1 45 2 51
86 Zollie Toth* 26 FB 11 0 5 3 8 48
4 Dan Edwards*+ 24 RE 12 0 6 6 36
66 Art Weiner 26 12 0 6 6 36
61 George Ratterman 24 QB 12 12 3 3 18
16 Jack Russell 31 LDE/LE 11 0 2 1 3 18
10 Joe Golding 29 RDH 12 0 1 1 2 12
76 Buddy Young 24 RH 12 0 1 1 2 12
15 Duke Iverson 30 LLB 7 0 1 1 1 8
84 Barney Poole 27 12 0 1 1 6
17 Pete Layden 31 LDH 10 0 3 3
35 Jim Champion 24 7 0 1 2
47 Martin Ruby 30 LDT/LT 12 0 1 2
Team Total 27.3 12 16 29 1 2 2 1 51 48 2 3 360
Opp Total 12 28 17 1 2 46 9 367