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1939 Philadelphia Eagles

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1-9-1, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1939 NFL Season Summary

Scored 105 points (9.5/g), 9th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 200 points (18.2/g), 7th.
 Differential of -95 points (-8.6/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 2.0-9.0.

Coach: Bert Bell (1-9-1)

Stadium: Philadelphia Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Joseph's 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
QB Davey O'Brien* 22 Rook 8 99 for 201, 1,324 yards, 6 td, 17 int, & 108 rushes for -14 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1939
FB Chuck Newton 23 Rook 7 1 rush for 0 yards, 0 td, & 9 catches for 123 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 14th pick / 1939
LH Jay Arnold 27 2 9 8 rushes for 1 yards, 0 td, & 13 catches for 207 yards and 1 td
RH Fran Murray 24 Rook 6 49 rushes for 137 yards, 1 td, & 13 catches for 144 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 11th pick / 1937
LE Red Ramsey 28 1 6 31 catches for 359 yards, 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 42nd pick / 1938
LT Drew Ellis 25 1 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 21st pick / 1937
LG Theodore Schmitt 23 1 8
C Maurice Harper 29 2 8
RG Bree Cuppoletti 29 5 8
RT Clem Woltman 25 1 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 62nd pick / 1938
RE Joe Carter* 29 6 11 24 catches for 292 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 4 yards and 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Fran Murray 24 Rook 6 2 of 4 field goals & 8 of 12 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 11th pick / 1937
P Fran Murray 24 Rook 6 33 punts for a 37.0 average, 0 blocked Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 11th pick / 1937
PR Jay Arnold 27 2 9
KR Jay Arnold 27 2 9

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 27 KR 10 9 210 6-1 Texas 9/9/1912 2
Rankin Britt 26 1 0 205 6-2 Texas A&M 7/3/1913 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 74th pick / 1939
Joe Bukant 24 b 11 3 216 6-0 Washington (MO) 10/31/1915 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 17th pick / 1938
Joe Carter* 29 RE 11 11 201 6-1 Austin,SMU 7/23/1910 6
Zed Coston 24 1 0 222 6-2 Texas A&M 7/12/1915 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 34th pick / 1939
Bree Cuppoletti 29 RG 10 8 200 5-10 Oregon 6/19/1910 5
Woody Dow 23 bb 9 2 195 6-0 West Texas A&M 12/16/1916 1
Drew Ellis 25 LT 11 9 215 6-1 TCU 12/27/1914 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 21st pick / 1937
Maurice Harper 29 C 11 8 227 6-4 Austin 5/14/1910 2
Bill Hewitt 30 e 10 2 190 5-9 Michigan 10/8/1909 7
Billy Hughes 24 lg 11 6 226 6-1 Texas 4/11/1915 2
Ray Keeling 24 9 0 242 6-3 Texas 8/24/1915 1
Elmer Kolberg 23 hb 8 3 201 6-4 Oregon St. 1/21/1916 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 72nd pick / 1938
Emmett Kriel 23 1 0 199 6-2 Baylor 5/12/1916 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 82nd pick / 1938
Emmett Mortell 26 b 8 2 181 6-1 Notre Dame,Wisconsin 4/8/1913 2
Fran Murray 24 K 11 6 200 6-0 Pennsylvania 7/21/1915 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 11th pick / 1937
Chuck Newton 23 FB 9 7 204 6-0 Washington 11/15/1916 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 14th pick / 1939
Davey O'Brien* 22 QB 11 8 151 5-7 TCU 6/22/1917 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1939
Bob Pylman 26 t 10 2 214 6-4 South Dakota St. 10/30/1913 1
Red Ramsey 28 LE 11 6 196 6-0 Texas Tech 4/9/1911 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 42nd pick / 1938
Hank Reese 30 c 5 3 214 5-11 Temple 10/24/1909 6
Dick Riffle 24 b 10 3 200 6-1 Albright 2/2/1915 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 12th pick / 1938
Theodore Schmitt 23 LG 11 8 219 5-11 Pittsburgh 10/2/1916 1
Jake Schuehle 22 2 0 196 6-0 Rice 9/28/1917 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 44th pick / 1939
Dave Smukler 25 fb 4 4 226 6-1 Missouri,Temple 5/28/1914 3
George Somers 24 t 9 3 253 6-2 La Salle 10/5/1915 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 64th pick / 1939
Allie White 24 7 0 212 5-11 TCU 3/23/1915 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 114th pick / 1939
Clem Woltman 25 RT 11 8 214 6-1 Purdue 12/4/1914 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 62nd pick / 1938
Team Total 25.2 11 208.2 6-0.6 1.6