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1940 Cincinnati Bengals (AFL)
6th place 1-7-0 .125
Head Coach: Dana King
SCORES
Day Date Opponent Score Location Venue Attendance Notes
Wed 10/2/1940 A Buffalo Indians 7-17 L Buffalo, NY Civic Stadium 8462
Sun 10/6/1940 A Boston Bears 7-29 L Boston, MA Fenway Park 5000
Wed 10/9/1940 A New York Yankees 13-40 L New York, NY Yankee Stadium 4296
Sun 10/13/1940 A Milwaukee Chiefs 0-49 L West Allis, WI Wisconsin State Fairgrounds Dairy Bowl 6500
Wed 10/16/1940 H New York Yankees - Cincinnati, OH Crosley Field Canceled
Sun 10/27/1940 A Columbus Bullies 7-17 L Columbus, OH Red Bird Stadium 5620
Sun 11/3/1940 A Columbus Bullies 2-21 L Columbus, OH Red Bird Stadium 4891
Mon 11/11/1940 N Boston Bears 17-13 W Charleston, WV Laidley Field 2500
Sun 11/24/1940 H Buffalo Indians L Cincinnati, OH Crosley Field Forfeit
Sun 12/1/1940 H Milwaukee Chiefs - Cincinnati, OH Crosley Field Canceled
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
No Player Pos Ht Wt Age College GP GS
83 Joe Balestrieri E 6-2 180 24 Earlham 7 0
80 Dave Bernard QB 5-9 194 28 St. Viator; Mississippi 6 4
90 Inman Blackaby HB-FB 5-11 205 24 Butler 7 4
65 Bob Bohrer C 5-11 180 21 Cincinnati 6 4
39 Wilce Carnes FB 6-1 190 24 Kentucky 7 4
87 Bill Gerdes T 6-0 240 27 Nebraska-Kearney 7 7
94 Jack Gregory T-E 6-2 215 26 Alabama; Tennessee-Chattanooga 6 2
Pete Gudauskas G 6-2 222 24 Murray State 4 4
John Koprowski B 6-0 180 27 Xavier (Ohio) 3 0
Joe Kruse C 6-2 205 26 Xavier (Ohio) 3 2
31 Gene LeRoy B 5-10 160 Denison 2 0
Jack MacKenna E 6-1 190 27 Xavier (Ohio) 2 0
Lou Marotti G-E 5-10 210 25 Toledo 6 6
54 Bill McRaven HB 5-11 170 22 Murray State 4 3
69 Bob Mergenthal T 6-2 215 29 Miami (Ohio) 7 6
81 Charles Metzger HB 6-0 190 24 Miami (Ohio) 7 3
88 Olgis G 1 0
86 Johnny Popov QB-HB 6-0 195 26 Cincinnati 7 5
91 Tony Popp E 6-0 200 24 Wisconsin; Toledo 3 3
LeRoy Rice G 5-11 205 25 McKendree 4 1
51 John Rogers HB-E 5-10 175 28 Duquesne 7 2
74 Al Schmerge G-E 6-0 195 23 Xavier (Ohio) 7 2
52 Al Shelton E-G-T 6-1 200 25 none 5 4
Paul Shu HB 5-11 190 24 Virginia Military Institute 3 3
Frank Smith G-T Ohio State 4 1
73 Boyce Stone G 211 29 Samford 3 0
Joe Thesing FB-E 5-11 192 29 Notre Dame 3 2
85 Argyle Wakeman E 6-1 200 28 Central Missouri 4 4
82 Claude Wilson G 5-10 185 Cincinnati 3 1
SCORING BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Team Totals 0 9 17 27
Opponents Totals 49 23 50 64
SCORING TD X1 X1A PCT FG FGA PCT SAF PTS
Inman Blackaby 3 0 0 0 18
Bill Gerdes 0 6 7 85.7 1 9
Wilce Carnes 1 0 0 0 6
Pete Gudauskas 1 0 0 0 6
Bill McRaven 1 0 0 0 6
John Rogers 1 0 0 0 6
(Team) 0 0 0 0 1 2
Team Totals 7 6 7 85.7 1 1 53
Opponents Totals 26 22 26 84.6 2 1 186
RUSHING ATT YDS AVG LG TD
Inman Blackaby 1
Wilce Carnes 1
Team Totals 2
Opponents Totals 12
PASSING ATT COM PCT INC YDS Y/ATT Y/COM LG TD TD% INT INT% TS YL NYP RTG
Paul Shu 2
Dave Bernard 1
Johnny Popov 1
Team Totals 4
Opponents Totals 10
RECEIVING REC YDS AVG LG TD
Inman Blackaby 2
Bill McRaven 1
John Rogers 1
Team Totals 4
Opponents Totals 10
INTERCEPTIONS INT YDS AVG LG TD
Team Totals 0
Opponents Totals 3
PUNT RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Team Totals 0
Opponents Totals 1
KICKOFF RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Team Totals 0
Opponents Totals 0
FUMBLES NO LOST OWN OPP REC YDS TD
Pete Gudauskas 1
Team Totals 1
Opponents Totals 0
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