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1944 Philadelphia Eagles

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7-1-2, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1944 NFL Season Summary

Scored 267 points (26.7/g), 1st of 11 in the NFL. Allowed 131 points (13.1/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 136 points (13.6/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 8.4-1.6.

Coach: Greasy Neale (7-1-2)

Stadium: Shibe Park
 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
QB Roy Zimmerman 26 4 10 39 for 105, 785 yards, 8 td, 10 int, & 26 rushes for -84 yards and 2 td Washington Redskins / 7th / 58th pick / 1940
FB Ben Kish 27 4 10 22 rushes for 96 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 73 yards and 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 61st pick / 1940
LH Steve Van Buren+ 24 Rook 6 80 rushes for 444 yards, 5 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 5th pick / 1944
RH Jack Hinkle 27 4 7 92 rushes for 421 yards, 2 td, & 2 catches for 34 yards and 0 td
LE Jack Ferrante 28 3 4 3 catches for 66 yards, 1 td
LT Bob Friedman 23 Rook 8 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 18th / 162nd pick / 1943
LG Enio Conti 31 3 5
C Bap Manzini 24 Rook 6 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 21st / 192nd pick / 1943
RG Bruno Banducci 23 Rook 9 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1943
RT Al Wistert+ 24 1 7 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 5th / 32nd pick / 1943
RE Larry Cabrelli 27 3 9 14 catches for 169 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for -2 yards and 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Roy Zimmerman 26 4 10 4 of 8 field goals & 32 of 34 extra points Washington Redskins / 7th / 58th pick / 1940
P Roy Zimmerman 26 4 10 39 punts for a 39.3 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 7th / 58th pick / 1940
PR Steve Van Buren+ 24 Rook 6 15 punt returns for a 15.3 average and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 5th pick / 1944
KR Steve Van Buren+ 24 Rook 6 8 kick returns for a 33.2 average and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 5th pick / 1944

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Bruno Banducci 23 RG 10 9 216 5-11 Stanford 11/11/1921 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1943
Jack Banta 27 hb 7 2 191 5-11 USC 11/19/1917 3 Washington Redskins / 12th / 110th pick / 1941
Mel Bleeker 24 hb 9 3 189 5-11 USC 8/20/1920 Rook
Larry Cabrelli 27 RE 9 9 194 5-11 Colgate 3/30/1917 3
Rocco Canale 27 t 9 1 240 5-11 Boston Col. 5/1/1917 1 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 9th / 72nd pick / 1943
Enio Conti 31 LG 8 5 204 5-11 Arkansas,Bucknell 2/15/1913 3
John Durko 30 6 0 235 6-4 Albright 7/23/1914 Rook
Carl Fagiolo 26 2 0 200 6-0 none 4/28/1918 Rook
Jack Ferrante 28 LE 10 4 197 6-1 none 3/9/1916 3
Bob Friedman 23 LT 10 8 215 6-2 Washington 9/11/1921 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 18th / 162nd pick / 1943
Charlie Gauer 23 fb 7 4 213 6-2 Colgate 9/24/1921 1
Jack Hinkle 27 RH 10 7 195 6-0 Syracuse 10/31/1917 4
Toimi Jarvi 24 5 0 200 6-0 Northern Illinois 2/28/1920 Rook
Bucko Kilroy 23 g 10 4 243 6-2 Notre Dame,Temple 5/30/1921 1
Ben Kish 27 FB 10 10 207 6-0 Pittsburgh 3/31/1917 4 Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 61st pick / 1940
Ted Laux 26 1 0 185 5-10 St. Joseph's (PA) 3/1/1918 1
Vic Lindskog 30 c 7 4 203 6-1 Stanford 12/3/1914 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 13th pick / 1942
Art Macioszczyk 24 10 0 208 6-0 West. Michigan 10/19/1920 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 27th / 252nd pick / 1943
Mike Mandarino 23 8 0 240 5-11 La Salle 3/16/1921 Rook
Bap Manzini 24 C 10 6 195 5-11 St. Vincent 8/27/1920 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 21st / 192nd pick / 1943
Duke Maronic 23 9 0 209 5-9 none 7/13/1921 Rook
Flip McDonald 23 5 0 200 6-2 Oklahoma 2/12/1921 Rook
Eddie Michaels 30 rg 10 6 205 5-11 Villanova 6/11/1914 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 14th pick / 1936
Tom Miller 26 de 10 3 202 6-2 Hampden-Sydney 5/22/1918 1
Walt Nowak 29 2 0 185 5-11 Villanova 6/2/1915 Rook
Allie Sherman 21 10 0 170 5-11 Brooklyn 2/10/1923 1
Ernie Steele 27 hb 9 2 187 6-0 Washington 11/2/1917 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 81st pick / 1942
Steve Van Buren+ 24 KR 9 6 200 6-0 LSU 12/28/1920 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 5th pick / 1944
Al Wistert+ 24 RT 8 7 214 6-1 Michigan 12/28/1920 1 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 5th / 32nd pick / 1943
John Yovicsin 26 1 0 195 6-3 Gettysburg 10/17/1918 Rook
Roy Zimmerman 26 K 10 10 201 6-2 San Jose St. 2/20/1918 4 Washington Redskins / 7th / 58th pick / 1940
Team Total 25.7 10 204.5 6-0.2 1.3