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1942 Philadelphia Eagles

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2-9-0, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1942 NFL Season Summary

Scored 134 points (12.2/g), 7th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 239 points (21.7/g), 9th.
 Differential of -105 points (-9.5/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 2.2-8.8.

Coach: Greasy Neale (2-9-0)

Stadium: Shibe Park
 Training Camp: Two Rivers High School Bowl (Two Rivers, Wisconsin)

Team Info

Principal Owner Alexis Thompson
General Manager Bert Bell

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 134 2505 620 4.0 28 11 8 124 96 213 1416 8 17 6.6 50 407 1089 8 2.7 66
Team Defense 239 2958 642 4.6 28 10 13 131 79 178 1241 12 18 7.0 40 464 1717 20 3.7 78
Lg Rank Offense 7 5 4 6 6 6 6 6 3 3 6 8 7 10
Lg Rank Defense 9 6 6 5 6 1 5 7 7 8 9 9 10 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 13 boxscore W 1-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 24 14 14 328 169 159 2 15 193 75 118 2
2 Sun September 20 boxscore L 1-1 @ Cleveland Rams 14 24 14 235 90 145 2 12 296 200 96 2
3 Sun September 27 boxscore L 1-2 Brooklyn Dodgers 14 35 9 292 206 86 3 14 313 100 213 3
4 Sun October 4 boxscore L 1-3 Washington Redskins 10 14 10 191 108 83 1 11 270 206 64 3
3 Sun October 11 boxscore L 1-4 @ New York Giants 17 35 14 216 147 69 7 6 176 99 77 2
6 Sun October 18 boxscore L 1-5 Pittsburgh Steelers 0 14 11 207 106 101 2 9 221 13 208 1
5 Sun October 25 boxscore L 1-6 @ Chicago Bears 14 45 7 83 68 15 3 16 378 227 151 4
7 Sun November 1 boxscore L 1-7 @ Washington Redskins 27 30 13 275 198 77 2 16 396 134 262 4
9 Sun November 8 boxscore L 1-8 New York Giants 0 14 10 228 208 20 1 10 279 80 199 1
8 Sun November 15 boxscore W 2-8 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 14 7 15 320 77 243 1 11 259 40 219 4
11 Sun November 29 boxscore L 2-9 Green Bay Packers 0 7 7 130 39 91 4 11 177 67 110 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Tommy Thompson* 26 QB 11 10 95 203 46.8% 1410 8 3.9 16 7.9 65 6.9 4.2 14.8 128.2 50.3 0 0
Len Barnum 30 K/P/RH 10 5 1 9 11.1% 6 0 0.0 1 11.1 6 0.7 -4.3 6.0 0.6 0.0 0 0
Billy Jefferson 24 5 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 25.0 11 96 213 45.1% 1416 8 3.8 17 8.0 65 6.6 3.8 14.8 128.7 46.6 0 0
Opp Total 11 79 178 44.4% 1241 12 6.7 18 10.1 7.0 3.77 15.7 112.8 51.0 0 0 7.0 3.8 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
Tommy Thompson* 26 QB 11 10 92 -32 1 22 -0.3 -2.9 8.4 -32 1 0
Ted Williams 26 b 11 2 50 183 2 33 3.7 16.6 4.5 9 58 6.4 0 15 0.8 5.3 241 2 0
Lou Tomasetti 26 FB 10 5 45 102 0 14 2.3 10.2 4.5 4 22 5.5 0 8 0.4 2.2 124 0 0
Bob Davis 28 KR/LH 10 6 43 207 2 44 4.8 20.7 4.3 6 93 15.5 1 48 0.6 9.3 300 3 0
Bosh Pritchard* 23 PR 6 4 35 193 0 36 5.5 32.2 5.8 2 4 2.0 0 4 0.3 0.7 197 0 0
Len Barnum 30 K/P/RH 10 5 30 64 0 7 2.1 6.4 3.0 3 54 18.0 0 32 0.3 5.4 118 0 0
Bert Johnson 30 fb 7 3 27 54 0 13 2.0 7.7 3.9 9 123 13.7 2 65 1.3 17.6 177 2 0
Ernie Steele 25 hb 10 1 24 124 0 55 5.2 12.4 2.4 7 114 16.3 1 36 0.7 11.4 238 1 0
Dick Erdlitz 22 hb 10 1 21 69 1 17 3.3 6.9 2.1 5 78 15.6 0 42 0.5 7.8 147 1 0
Jack Stackpool 25 fb 8 4 15 47 0 9 3.1 5.9 1.9 2 59 29.5 0 39 0.3 7.4 106 0 0
Billy Jefferson 24 5 0 11 57 0 13 5.2 11.4 2.2 57 0 0
Irv Hall 29 fb 8 3 8 14 0 11 1.8 1.8 1.0 2 18 9.0 0 14 0.3 2.3 32 0 0
Fred Meyer 23 RE 10 10 2 13 0 10 6.5 1.3 0.2 16 324 20.3 1 60 1.6 32.4 337 1 0
Len Supulski 22 9 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 8 149 18.6 1 41 0.9 16.6 150 1 0
John Binotto 23 2 0 1 -10 0 -10 -10.0 -5.0 0.5 -10 0 0
Bob Masters 29 3 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 1.0 0.3 3 0 0
Larry Cabrelli 25 LE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 229 15.3 1 29 1.4 20.8 229 1 0
Bill Combs 22 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 44 11.0 1 19 0.4 4.4 44 1 0
Bob Priestley 22 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 47 11.8 0 15 0.4 5.2 47 0 0
Team Total 25.0 11 406 1089 6 55 2.7 99.0 36.9 96 1416 14.8 8 65 8.7 128.7 2505 14 0
Opp Total 11 464 1717 20 3.7 156.1 42.2 79 1241 15.7 12 7.2 112.8 2958 32 20

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Bob Davis 28 KR/LH 10 6 10 84 0 16 8.4 9 140 0 28 15.6 524
Ernie Steele 25 hb 10 1 9 184 0 0 20.4 6 140 0 36 23.3 562
Bosh Pritchard* 23 PR 6 4 11 107 0 19 9.7 3 134 1 97 44.7 438
Tommy Thompson* 26 QB 11 10 8 60 0 12 7.5 5 76 0 22 15.2 104
Lou Tomasetti 26 FB 10 5 3 37 0 20 12.3 4 90 0 31 22.5 251
Billy Jefferson 24 5 0 3 74 0 22 24.7 131
Ted Williams 26 b 11 2 3 58 0 22 19.3 299
Len Barnum 30 K/P/RH 10 5 1 44 0 44 44.0 1 16 0 16 16.0 178
Bert Johnson 30 fb 7 3 2 40 0 20 20.0 217
Dick Erdlitz 22 hb 10 1 1 25 0 25 25.0 172
Irv Hall 29 fb 8 3 1 22 0 22 22.0 54
Frank Hrabetin 27 t 7 1 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
Fred Meyer 23 RE 10 10 1 14 0 14 14.0 351
Jack Smith 25 6 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Jack Stackpool 25 fb 8 4 1 13 0 13 13.0 119
Team Total 25.0 11 42 516 0 44 12.3 42 862 1 97 20.5 3883
Opp Total 11 31 1302 0 42.0 26 632 1 24.3

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
Len Barnum 30 K/P/RH 10 5 7 3 42.9%% 8 7 87.5%% 50 2106 65 0 42.1
Bosh Pritchard* 23 PR 6 4 17 595 45 0 35.0
Dick Erdlitz 22 hb 10 1 8 8 100.0%%
Ernie Steele 25 hb 10 1 1 1 100.0%% 2 61 51 1 30.5
Ray Graves 24 C 11 6 1 1 100.0%%
Irv Hall 29 fb 8 3 1 36 36 0 36.0
Billy Jefferson 24 5 0 1 50 50 0 50.0
Ed Kasky 23 t 10 3 1 0.0%%
Team Total 25.0 11 8 3 37.5%% 18 17 94.4%% 71 2848 65 1 40.1
Opp Total 11 9 3 33.3%% 33 32 97.0%% 65 2591 39.9

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Tommy Thompson* 26 QB 11 10 4 28 0 22 0
Bosh Pritchard* 23 PR 6 4 3 23 0 10 0
Bob Davis 28 KR/LH 10 6 2 35 0 35 0
Ernie Steele 25 hb 10 1 2 49 0 29 0
Len Barnum 30 K/P/RH 10 5 1 11 0 11 0
Dick Erdlitz 22 hb 10 1 1 0 0 0 0
Woody Gerber 22 LG 11 9 1 0 0 0 0
Ray Graves 24 C 11 6 1 0 0 0 0
Ken Hayden 25 c 9 5 1 5 0 5 0
Len Supulski 22 9 0 1 5 0 5 0
Lou Tomasetti 26 FB 10 5 1 23 0 23 0
Team Total 25.0 11 18 179 0 35 0
Opp Total 11 20 10

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Bob Davis 28 KR/LH 10 6 2 1 3 18
Len Barnum 30 K/P/RH 10 5 7 3 16
Dick Erdlitz 22 hb 10 1 1 1 8 14
Ernie Steele 25 hb 10 1 1 1 2 1 13
Bert Johnson 30 fb 7 3 2 2 12
Ted Williams 26 b 11 2 2 2 12
Larry Cabrelli 25 LE 11 11 1 1 6
Bill Combs 22 10 0 1 1 6
Fred Meyer 23 RE 10 10 1 1 6
Rupert Pate 25 7 0 1 1 6
Bosh Pritchard* 23 PR 6 4 1 1 6
Vic Sears 24 LT 11 11 1 1 6
Len Supulski 22 9 0 1 1 6
Tommy Thompson* 26 QB 11 10 1 1 6
Ray Graves 24 C 11 6 1 1
Team Total 25.0 11 6 8 1 2 1 18 17 3 134
Opp Total 11 20 12 1 4 32 3 239

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1942-09-13 @ PIT W, 24-14 1 3 rush Bob Davis 3 yard rush (Len Barnum kick)
2 1942-09-13 @ PIT W, 24-14 2 41 pass Len Supulski 41 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Ray Graves kick)
3 1942-09-13 @ PIT W, 24-14 4 12 pass Fred Meyer 12 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Len Barnum kick)
4 1942-09-20 @ RAM L, 14-24 1 33 fumble Vic Sears 33 yard fumble return (Len Barnum kick)
5 1942-09-20 @ RAM L, 14-24 4 9 pass Ernie Steele 9 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Dick Erdlitz kick)
6 1942-09-27 BKN L, 14-35 2 65 pass Bert Johnson 65 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Len Barnum kick)
7 1942-09-27 BKN L, 14-35 4 21 pass Bob Davis 21 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Dick Erdlitz kick)
8 1942-10-04 WAS L, 10-14 2 33 rush Ted Williams 33 yard rush (Len Barnum kick)
9 1942-10-11 @ NYG L, 17-35 2 6 rush Ted Williams 6 yard rush (Len Barnum kick)
10 1942-10-11 @ NYG L, 17-35 4 1 rush Tommy Thompson 1 yard rush (Dick Erdlitz kick)
11 1942-10-25 @ CHI L, 14-45 2 80 lateral Ernie Steele 80 yard lateral return (Len Barnum kick)
12 1942-10-25 @ CHI L, 14-45 4 3 pass Bert Johnson 3 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Ernie Steele kick)
13 1942-11-01 @ WAS L, 27-30 2 7 pass Larry Cabrelli 7 yard pass from Tommy Thompson
14 1942-11-01 @ WAS L, 27-30 3 97 kickoff Bosh Pritchard 97 yard kickoff return (Dick Erdlitz kick)
15 1942-11-01 @ WAS L, 27-30 3 53 fumble Rupert Pate 53 yard fumble return (Dick Erdlitz kick)
16 1942-11-01 @ WAS L, 27-30 4 3 rush Bob Davis 3 yard rush (Dick Erdlitz kick)
17 1942-11-15 @ BKN W, 14-7 3 1 rush Dick Erdlitz 1 yard rush (Dick Erdlitz kick)
18 1942-11-15 @ BKN W, 14-7 4 19 pass Bill Combs 19 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Dick Erdlitz kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1942-09-13 @ PIT L, 14-24 1 44 rush Bill Dudley 44 yard rush (John Binotto kick)
2 1942-09-13 @ PIT L, 14-24 4 24 pass Don Looney 24 yard pass from Bill Dudley (Dick Riffle kick)
3 1942-09-20 @ RAM W, 24-14 1 fumble Johnny Wilson yard fumble return (Chet Adams kick)
4 1942-09-20 @ RAM W, 24-14 2 48 pass Jack Boone 48 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Chet Adams kick)
5 1942-09-20 @ RAM W, 24-14 3 45 pass Johnny Wilson 45 yard pass from Parker Hall (Chet Adams kick)
6 1942-09-27 BKN W, 35-14 1 3 rush Pug Manders 3 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
7 1942-09-27 BKN W, 35-14 1 2 rush Pug Manders 2 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
8 1942-09-27 BKN W, 35-14 2 11 rush Gerry Courtney 11 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
9 1942-09-27 BKN W, 35-14 3 9 pass Rhoten Shetley 9 yard pass from Dean McAdams (Merl Condit kick)
10 1942-09-27 BKN W, 35-14 3 5 rush Pug Manders 5 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
11 1942-10-04 WAS W, 14-10 1 53 pass Dick Todd 53 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Todd kick)
12 1942-10-04 WAS W, 14-10 4 2 rush Andy Farkas 2 yard rush (Bob Masterson kick)
13 1942-10-11 @ NYG W, 35-17 1 9 pass Merle Hapes 9 yard pass from Tuffy Leemans (Ward Cuff kick)
14 1942-10-11 @ NYG W, 35-17 1 24 pass Neal Adams 24 yard pass from Tuffy Leemans (Ward Cuff kick)
15 1942-10-11 @ NYG W, 35-17 3 19 pass Neal Adams 19 yard pass from Tuffy Leemans (Ward Cuff kick)
16 1942-10-11 @ NYG W, 35-17 3 6 rush Leo Cantor 6 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
17 1942-10-11 @ NYG W, 35-17 4 15 pass John Lascari 15 yard pass from Bob Trocolor (Hank Soar kick)
18 1942-10-18 PIT W, 14-0 3 39 rush Curt Sandig 39 yard rush (Armand Niccolai kick)
19 1942-10-18 PIT W, 14-0 4 1 rush Dick Riffle 1 yard rush (Armand Niccolai kick)
20 1942-10-25 @ CHI W, 45-14 1 25 fumble George Wilson 25 yard fumble return (Lee Artoe kick)
21 1942-10-25 @ CHI W, 45-14 2 14 pass Frank Maznicki 14 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Lee Artoe kick)
22 1942-10-25 @ CHI W, 45-14 3 3 rush Hugh Gallarneau 3 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
23 1942-10-25 @ CHI W, 45-14 3 2 rush Harry Clarke 2 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
24 1942-10-25 @ CHI W, 45-14 4 32 rush Connie Mack Berry 32 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
25 1942-10-25 @ CHI W, 45-14 4 46 fumble Connie Mack Berry 46 yard fumble return (Frank Maznicki kick)
26 1942-11-01 @ WAS W, 30-27 1 31 pass Andy Farkas 31 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Bob Masterson kick)
27 1942-11-01 @ WAS W, 30-27 3 16 fumble Ed Cifers 16 yard fumble return (Bob Masterson kick)
28 1942-11-01 @ WAS W, 30-27 3 20 rush Andy Farkas 20 yard rush
29 1942-11-01 @ WAS W, 30-27 3 95 kickoff Ray Hare 95 yard kickoff return (Bob Masterson kick)
30 1942-11-08 NYG W, 14-0 2 1 rush Andy Marefos 1 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
31 1942-11-08 NYG W, 14-0 2 1 rush Hank Soar 1 yard rush (Hank Soar kick)
32 1942-11-15 @ BKN L, 7-14 4 23 rush Pug Manders 23 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
33 1942-11-29 GNB W, 7-0 1 31 pass Don Hutson 31 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Don Hutson kick)