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1938 Philadelphia Eagles

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5-6-0, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1938 NFL Season Summary

Scored 154 points (14.0/g), 4th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 164 points (14.9/g), 7th.
 Differential of -10 points (-0.9/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.1-5.9.

Coach: Bert Bell (5-6-0)

Stadium: Philadelphia Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: West Chester University (State Teachers College) (West Chester, Pennsylvania)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
HB Jay Arnold 26 1 11 19 rushes for 22 yards, 0 td, & 6 catches for 74 yards and 2 td
TB Emmett Mortell 25 1 7 110 rushes for 296 yards, 0 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
FB Dave Smukler 24 2 10 96 rushes for 313 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
BB Woody Dow 22 Rook 10 4 rushes for 20 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 88 yards and 1 td
LE Bill Hewitt+ 29 6 11 18 catches for 237 yards, 4 td
LT Drew Ellis 24 Rook 10 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 21st pick / 1937
LG Mule Stockton 25 1 8
C Maurice Harper 28 1 9
RG George Rado 26 3 6
RT Clem Woltman 24 Rook 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 62nd pick / 1938
RE Joe Carter* 28 5 11 27 catches for 386 yards, 7 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Hank Reese 29 5 2 1 of 6 field goals & 10 of 13 extra points
P Jay Arnold 26 1 11
PR Jay Arnold 26 1 11
KR Jay Arnold 26 1 11

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Jay Arnold 26 HB 11 11 210 6-1 Texas 9/9/1912 1
Joe Bukant 23 b 11 1 216 6-0 Washington (MO) 10/31/1915 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 17th pick / 1938
Tom Burnette 23 8 0 194 6-1 North Carolina 7/29/1915 Rook Pittsburgh Pirates / 8th / 64th pick / 1938
Joe Carter* 28 RE 11 11 201 6-1 Austin,SMU 7/23/1910 5
John Cole 11 0 197 5-9 St. Joseph's (PA) Rook
Woody Dow 22 BB 10 10 195 6-0 West Texas A&M 12/16/1916 Rook
Drew Ellis 24 LT 11 10 215 6-1 TCU 12/27/1914 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 21st pick / 1937
Fritz Ferko 27 2 0 242 6-1 West Chester,Mount St. Mary's 12/23/1911 1
Bill Fiedler 24 1 0 200 5-9 Pennsylvania 11/10/1914 Rook
Wimpy Giddens 24 9 0 220 6-2 Louisiana Tech 11/25/1914 Rook
Maurice Harper 28 C 11 9 227 6-4 Austin 5/14/1910 1
Bill Hewitt+ 29 LE 11 11 190 5-9 Michigan 10/8/1909 6
Billy Hughes 23 rg 11 6 226 6-1 Texas 4/11/1915 1
Ray Keeling 23 t 9 3 242 6-3 Texas 8/24/1915 Rook
Rabbit Keen 24 1 0 170 5-9 Arkansas 12/10/1914 1
John Kusko 24 1 0 194 5-11 Temple 3/27/1914 2
Bernie Lee 26 1 0 190 5-11 Villanova 10/25/1912 Rook
Bob Masters 25 hb 1 1 200 5-11 Baylor 1/16/1913 1
Emmett Mortell 25 TB 11 7 181 6-1 Notre Dame,Wisconsin 4/8/1913 1
Bob Pylman 25 t 11 1 214 6-4 South Dakota St. 10/30/1913 Rook
George Rado 26 RG 10 6 194 5-9 Duquesne 10/24/1912 3
Red Ramsey 27 11 0 196 6-0 Texas Tech 4/9/1911 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 42nd pick / 1938
Hank Reese 29 K 11 2 214 5-11 Temple 10/24/1909 5
Dick Riffle 23 b 11 4 200 6-1 Albright 2/2/1915 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 12th pick / 1938
Theodore Schmitt 22 g 11 2 219 5-11 Pittsburgh 10/2/1916 Rook
Dave Smukler 24 FB 11 10 226 6-1 Missouri,Temple 5/28/1914 2
Mule Stockton 25 LG 11 8 214 6-1 McMurry 12/29/1913 1
Billy Wilson 27 1 0 184 5-10 Gonzaga 5/8/1911 3
Clem Woltman 24 RT 10 8 214 6-1 Purdue 12/4/1914 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 62nd pick / 1938
Team Total 24.1 11 206.4 6-0.1 1.2