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1937 Philadelphia Eagles

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2-8-1, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1937 NFL Season Summary

Scored 86 points (7.8/g), 8th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 177 points (16.1/g), 9th.
 Differential of -91 points (-8.3/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 1.7-9.3.

Coach: Bert Bell (2-8-1)

Stadium: Philadelphia Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Emmett Mortell 24 Rook 11 100 rushes for 312 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 0 yards and 0 td
FB Dave Smukler 23 1 11 92 rushes for 247 yards, 1 td, & 1 catch for -4 yards and 0 td
BB Glenn Frey 25 1 5 5 rushes for 11 yards, 0 td, & 4 catches for 19 yards and 0 td
WB Jay Arnold 25 Rook 6 5 rushes for 7 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 142 yards and 0 td
LE Bill Hewitt 28 5 11 16 catches for 197 yards, 5 td
LT Art Buss 26 3 11
LG Mule Stockton 24 Rook 11
C Hank Reese 28 4 8
RG Billy Hughes 22 Rook 8
RT Fritz Ferko 26 Rook 5
RE Joe Carter 27 4 8 15 catches for 282 yards, 3 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Jay Arnold 25 Rook 6
P Jay Arnold 25 Rook 6
PR Jay Arnold 25 Rook 6
KR Jay Arnold 25 Rook 6

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Jay Arnold 25 K 10 6 210 6-1 Texas 9/9/1912 Rook
Winnie Baze 23 b 10 4 190 5-11 Schreiner College,Texas Tech 7/14/1914 Rook
Art Buss 26 LT 11 11 219 6-3 Michigan St. 7/14/1911 3
Joe Carter 27 RE 10 8 201 6-1 Austin,SMU 7/23/1910 4
Jack Dempsey 25 t 2 1 225 6-2 Bucknell 3/12/1912 3
Fritz Ferko 26 RT 10 5 242 6-1 West Chester,Mount St. Mary's 12/23/1911 Rook
Glenn Frey 25 BB 6 5 193 5-10 Temple 3/6/1912 1
Swede Hanson 30 2 0 192 6-1 Temple 11/10/1907 6
Maurice Harper 27 c 9 3 227 6-4 Austin 5/14/1910 Rook
Bill Hewitt 28 LE 11 11 190 5-9 Michigan 10/8/1909 5
Tex Holcomb 24 t 1 1 235 6-2 Texas Tech 6/21/1913 Rook
Billy Hughes 22 RG 11 8 226 6-1 Texas 4/11/1915 Rook
Rabbit Keen 23 8 0 170 5-9 Arkansas 12/10/1914 Rook
Charlie Knox 1 0 185 5-11 St. Edmonds Rook
John Kusko 23 b 10 4 194 5-11 Temple 3/27/1914 1
Jim Leonard 27 2 0 204 6-0 Notre Dame 2/14/1910 3
Jim MacMurdo 28 3 0 209 6-1 Pittsburgh 9/2/1909 5
Bob Masters 24 hb 9 3 200 5-11 Baylor 1/16/1913 Rook
Forrest McPherson 26 3 0 233 5-11 Nebraska 10/22/1911 2
Emmett Mortell 24 TB 11 11 181 6-1 Notre Dame,Wisconsin 4/8/1913 Rook
Joe Pilconis 26 e 11 3 189 6-1 Temple 10/9/1911 3
George Rado 25 g 9 1 194 5-9 Duquesne 10/24/1912 2
Hank Reese 28 C 11 8 214 5-11 Temple 10/24/1909 4
Herb Roton 24 e 9 1 210 6-2 Auburn 8/28/1913 Rook
Jim Russell 29 g 3 1 210 5-11 Temple 8/18/1908 1
Dave Smukler 23 FB 11 11 226 6-1 Missouri,Temple 5/28/1914 1
Ray Spillers 25 t 10 3 218 6-3 Arkansas 10/23/1912 Rook
Mule Stockton 24 LG 11 11 214 6-1 McMurry 12/29/1913 Rook
Vince Zizak 29 g 2 1 208 5-8 Villanova 8/8/1908 3
Team Total 24.7 11 207.2 6-0.1 1.6