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1928 Providence Steam Roller

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8-1-2, Finished 1st in NFL  · 1928 NFL Season Summary

Scored 128 points (11.6/g), 3rd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 42 points (3.8/g), 1st.
 Differential of 86 points (7.8/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.3-0.7.

Coach: Jimmy Conzelman (8-1-2)

Stadium: Cycledrome


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 128 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 30 boxscore W 1-0 New York Yankees 20 7
2 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-1 Frankford Yellow Jackets 6 10
3 Sun October 14 boxscore W 2-1 Dayton Triangles 28 0
5 Sun October 21 boxscore W 3-1 @ New York Yankees 12 6
5 Sun October 28 boxscore W 4-1 Pottsville Maroons 13 6
6 Sun November 4 boxscore W 5-1 Detroit Wolverines 7 0
10 Sat November 17 boxscore T 5-1-1 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 6 6
8 Sun November 18 boxscore W 6-1-1 Frankford Yellow Jackets 6 0
9 Sun November 25 boxscore W 7-1-1 New York Giants 16 0
10 Thu November 29 boxscore W 8-1-1 @ Pottsville Maroons 7 0
11 Sun December 2 boxscore T 8-1-2 Green Bay Packers 7 7

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
Wildcat Wilson+ 27 TB 11 11 5 5 30
Curly Oden 29 BB 11 9 1 3 4 3 27
Pop Williams 22 fb 7 5 3 1 4 24
Jack Cronin 25 b 8 5 3 3 18
Jimmy Conzelman 30 K/KR/P/PR 4 3 2 2 1 13
Gus Sonnenberg 30 LT 11 10 7 1 10
Duke Hanny 31 LE 11 10 1 1 6
Team Total 26.1 11 12 6 1 19 11 1 128
Opp Total 11 42

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-09-30 NYY W, 20-7 1 2 rush Pop Williams 2 yard rush (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
2 1928-09-30 NYY W, 20-7 2 10 rush Pop Williams 10 yard rush (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
3 1928-09-30 NYY W, 20-7 2 4 rush Curly Oden 4 yard rush
4 1928-10-07 FRN L, 6-10 2 8 pass Jimmy Conzelman 8 yard pass from Wildcat Wilson
5 1928-10-14 DAY W, 28-0 1 rush Wildcat Wilson unknown yard rush (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
6 1928-10-14 DAY W, 28-0 2 pass Jimmy Conzelman unknown yard pass from Wildcat Wilson (Jimmy Conzelman pass from Wildcat Wilson)
7 1928-10-14 DAY W, 28-0 3 2 rush Wildcat Wilson 2 yard rush (Curly Oden kick)
8 1928-10-14 DAY W, 28-0 4 30 pass Jimmy Conzelman 30 yard pass from Gus Sonnenberg (Gus Sonnenberg run)
9 1928-10-21 @ NYY W, 12-6 4 2 rush Wildcat Wilson 2 yard rush
10 1928-10-21 @ NYY W, 12-6 4 50 interception Duke Hanny 50 yard interception return
11 1928-10-28 POT W, 13-6 1 rush Wildcat Wilson unknown yard rush
12 1928-10-28 POT W, 13-6 2 pass Curly Oden unknown yard pass from Wildcat Wilson (extra point pass successful)
13 1928-11-04 DET W, 7-0 3 pass Pop Williams unknown yard pass from Wildcat Wilson (Curly Oden kick)
14 1928-11-17 @ FRN T, 6-6 4 12 rush Wildcat Wilson 12 yard rush
15 1928-11-18 FRN W, 6-0 1 46 pass Curly Oden 46 yard pass from Wildcat Wilson
16 1928-11-25 NYG W, 16-0 2 2 rush Jack Cronin 2 yard rush
17 1928-11-25 NYG W, 16-0 4 1 rush Jack Cronin 1 yard rush (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
18 1928-11-29 @ POT W, 7-0 2 rush Jack Cronin unknown yard rush (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
19 1928-12-02 GNB T, 7-7 3 23 pass Curly Oden 23 yard pass from Wildcat Wilson (Gus Sonnenberg kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-09-30 NYY L, 7-20 1 62 interception Gibby Welch 62 yard interception return (Bo Molenda kick)
2 1928-10-07 FRN W, 10-6 4 5 pass Wally Diehl 5 yard pass from Ken Mercer (Johnny Roepke kick)
3 1928-10-21 @ NYY L, 6-12 3 20 pass Sam Salemi 20 yard pass from Gibby Welch
4 1928-10-28 POT L, 6-13 4 pass Will Norman unknown yard pass from Tony Latone
5 1928-11-17 @ FRN T, 6-6 3 blocked punt Ed Weir unknown yard blocked punt return
6 1928-12-02 GNB T, 7-7 3 22 pass Larry Marks 22 yard pass from Verne Lewellen (Harry O'Boyle kick)