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3-4-4, Finished 6th in NFL  · 1929 NFL Season Summary

Scored 35 points (3.2/g), 11th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 80 points (7.3/g), 6th.
 Differential of -45 points (-4.1/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 1.4-9.6.

Coach: Jack Depler (3-5-4)

Stadium: Knights of Columbus Stadium

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 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 6 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
2 Sun September 29 boxscore T 0-0-1 New York Giants 0 0
3 Sun October 6 boxscore W 1-0-1 Boston Bulldogs 7 0
4 Sun October 13 boxscore L 1-1-1 @ Providence Steam Roller 0 7
4 Sat October 19 boxscore T 1-1-2 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 6 6
5 Sun October 20 boxscore W 2-1-2 @ Boston Bulldogs 19 13
6 Tue October 29 boxscore L 2-2-2 @ Boston Bulldogs 0 6
7 Sun November 3 boxscore T 2-2-3 @ Staten Island Stapletons 0 0
8 Sun November 10 boxscore L 2-3-3 @ New York Giants 0 22
9 Sun November 17 boxscore T 2-3-4 Frankford Yellow Jackets 0 0
11 Sun December 1 boxscore W 3-3-4 Staten Island Stapletons 3 0
12 Sun December 8 boxscore L 3-4-4 Chicago Cardinals 0 26

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
Frank Kirkleski 25 TB 12 9 1 1 2 12
Paul Longua 26 RE 11 8 1 1 6
George Pease 26 BB 10 9 1 1 6
Carl Waite 27 FB 12 10 1 1 6
Felix McCormick 24 fb 10 3 1 3
Ralph Barkman 22 K/KR/P/PR 8 4 1 1
Johnny Tomaini 27 re 11 7 1 1
Team Total 23.1 11 2 3 5 2 1 35
Opp Total 11 80

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1929-10-06 BOS W, 7-0 3 60 pass Paul Longua 60 yard pass from George Pease (Ralph Barkman pass from George Pease)
2 1929-10-19 @ FRN T, 6-6 3 rush Frank Kirkleski unknown yard rush
3 1929-10-20 @ BOS W, 19-13 2 pass George Pease unknown yard pass from Frank Kirkleski
4 1929-10-20 @ BOS W, 19-13 3 pass Johnny Tomaini unknown yard pass from George Pease (Johnny Tomaini pass from George Pease)
5 1929-10-20 @ BOS W, 19-13 4 10 pass Frank Kirkleski 10 yard pass from George Pease

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1929-10-13 @ PRV W, 7-0 2 rush Gibby Welch unknown yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
2 1929-10-19 @ FRN T, 6-6 2 5 rush Wild Bill Kelly 5 yard rush
3 1929-10-20 @ BOS L, 13-19 1 rush Tony Latone unknown yard rush
4 1929-10-20 @ BOS L, 13-19 2 rush Tony Latone unknown yard rush (Cy Wentworth kick)
5 1929-10-29 @ BOS W, 6-0 4 4 rush Tony Latone 4 yard rush
6 1929-11-10 @ NYG W, 22-0 1 18 rush Len Sedbrook 18 yard rush
7 1929-11-10 @ NYG W, 22-0 1 25 pass Ray Flaherty 25 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
8 1929-11-10 @ NYG W, 22-0 3 60 interception Len Sedbrook 60 yard interception return
9 1929-12-08 CRD W, 26-0 2 pass Mickey MacDonnell unknown yard pass from Ernie Nevers (Ernie Nevers kick)
10 1929-12-08 CRD W, 26-0 2 pass Cobb Rooney unknown yard pass from Ernie Nevers
11 1929-12-08 CRD W, 26-0 2 interception Duke Slater unknown yard interception return (Ernie Nevers kick)
12 1929-12-08 CRD W, 26-0 4 4 rush Ernie Nevers 4 yard rush