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1944 Boston Yanks (NFL) 4th place Eastern Division 2-8-0 .200
Head Coach: Herb Kopf
Assistant CoachJohnny Dell Isola
Assistant CoachTillie Manton
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun9/3/1944ASampson Naval Training Station14-0WSampson, NYSampson Naval Training Station Field
Wed9/6/1944ACleveland Rams0-9LCleveland, OHLeague Park12275
Sun9/10/1944NGreen Bay Packers0-28LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium17372
Tue9/26/1944HPhiladelphia Eagles7-28LBoston, MAFenway Park25061
Sun10/8/1944HNew York Giants10-22LBoston, MAFenway Park17404
Sun10/15/1944HWashington Redskins14-21LBoston, MAFenway Park17758
Sun10/22/1944APhiladelphia Eagles0-38LPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park24638
Sun10/29/1944ABrooklyn Tigers17-14WNew York, NYEbbets Field13237
Sun11/5/1944ANew York Giants0-31LNew York, NYPolo Grounds28364
Sun11/12/1944AChicago Bears7-21LChicago, ILWrigley Field19374
Sun11/19/1944HBrooklyn Tigers13-6WBoston, MAFenway Park16487
Sun11/26/1944AWashington Redskins7-14LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium35540
Sun12/3/1944ADetroit Lions7-38LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium15027
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
37Art AlbrechtOT-DT6'120023Wisconsin61
11George CafegoFB-LB5'1018329Tennessee95
31Vince CommisaOG-DG5'919023Notre Dame10
23Milt CrainFB-LB6'222523Baylor104
15Joe CrowleyROE-DE6'019425Dartmouth1010
10Bob DavisQB-DB6'018530Kentucky1010
39Walt DubzinskiC-LB5'1020525Boston College32
Tony FalkensteinFB-LB5'1020529St. Mary's (California)20
19Ed FrancoLOT-DT5'820529Fordham109
38Frank GazianoROG-DG5'821828Holy Cross101
43Wimpy GiddensOT-DT6'222130Louisiana Tech60
42Sam GoldmanOE-DE6'322828Ohio State; Samford60
18Scotty GudmundsonQB-DB5'917823George Washington74
34Dick HarrisonOE-DE6'019528Boston College40
30Ed KoriskyC-LB6'121026Villanova93
41Augie LioLOG-DG6'023426Georgetown (DC)1010
20Jim MageeC-LB6'120224Villanova; Georgia94
38John MartinROH-DB6'119526Oklahoma76
40Ed McGeeROT-DT6'122428Temple1010
17Bob McRobertsHB-DB5'1119020Wisconsin-Stout10
16John MorelliROG-DG5'1019121Georgetown (DC)103
14Keith RanspotLOE-DE6'320531Southern Methodist1010
26Freeman RexerOE-DE6'121127Tulane10
36Thron RiggsLOT-DT6'122523Washington101
25Paul SandersROH-DB5'1119226Utah State71
27Frank SantoraQB-DB5'1016618none10
33Dave SmuklerFB-LB6'122630Temple21
28Leo StasicaHB-DB5'1118528Illinois; Colorado70
21Ken SteinmetzFB-LB6'018820none72
17Morgan TillerOE-DE6'119526Denver40
24Frank TurbertLOH-DB5'1120026Duke; Charleston51
44Billy WalkerLOH-DB6'022024Virginia Military Institute106
22Ted WilliamsHB-DB5'1118328Notre Dame; Boston College96
24Gordon WilsonOG-DG6'022829Texas-El Paso10
29Harry WynneOE-DE6'420324Arkansas100
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Angelo Bertelli11BNotre Dame
Babe Dimancheff327BPurdue
Larry Rice543CTulane
John Parker654TSan Francisco
Mike Andrews765ENorth Carolina State
Bobby Musick876BSouthern California
Tex Warrington987CAuburn
Angelo Sisti1098TBoston College
Gene Long11109GKansas
Ed Fiorentino12120EBrown
Mike Zeleznak13131BKansas State
John Maskas14142TVirginia Tech
John Bond15153BTexas Christian
Roger Antaya16164GDartmouth
Marshall Shurnas17175EMissouri
Reldon Bennett18186TLouisiana State
Art Faircloth19197BGuilford
Tony Bilotti20208GSt. Mary's (California)
Bill Furman21219TWashington & Lee
Clare Morford22230GOklahoma
Dilton Richmond23241ELouisiana State
Courtney Lawler24252BRichmond
Howard Debus25263BNebraska
Bill Portwood26274EKentucky
Harold Collins27285GSouthwestern (Texas)
Audrey Gill28296CTexas
Chet Wasilewski29307BMansfield
Gus Letchas30318BGeorgia
Ralph Calcagni31324TCornell
Walton Roberts32330BTexas
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals9144217
Opponents Totals58667435
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals8736411034228
Opponents Totals1268144177561
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Joe Crowley30000018
Keith Ranspot300010.0018
Augie Lio0101190.92825.0016
John Morelli20000012
George Cafego1000006
Bob Davis1000006
Ted Williams1000006
Team Totals11101190.92922.2082
Opponents Totals31303196.85771.41233
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Augie Lio2825.01/0/0/1/0/
Keith Ranspot010.00/0/0/0/0/
Team Totals2922.21/0/0/1/0/
Opponents Totals5771.41/1/2/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Davis953633.8801
Milt Crain26783.080
George Cafego61310.5171
Ken Steinmetz11242.280
Ted Williams52130.325t1
Dave Smukler273.560
Paul Sanders640.780
Tony Falkenstein111.010
John Martin19-7-0.4110
Leo Stasica22-16-0.7100
Frank Turbert14-16-1.190
Scotty Gudmundson14-21-1.560
Team Totals3244711.5803
Opponents Totals44615753.517
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
George Cafego733547.9314546.213.050t34.179.642.1
Scotty Gudmundson381642.1182265.914.13812.6410.531.1
Leo Stasica472144.7192254.810.74212.1714.926.8
Bob Davis18844.48884.911.02515.6211.138.4
Frank Turbert14535.79372.67.42100.000.044.3
Ken Steinmetz100.0100.000.000.039.6
Ted Williams600.0400.000.0233.30.0
Team Totals1978543.19010305.212.150t63.02211.230.4
Opponents Totals1667645.87411316.814.9116.6169.651.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Davis19975.1230
Keith Ranspot1926914.2403
Joe Crowley1327921.5673
Harry Wynne1020520.5420
John Martin6569.3160
Ted Williams6284.7160
Paul Sanders451.350
George Cafego284.050
Sam Goldman22110.5110
Milt Crain11616.0160
Tony Falkenstein12121.0210
Dick Harrison199.090
Frank Turbert11616.0160
Team Totals85103012.1676
Opponents Totals76113114.911
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Davis44812.0200
John Martin34615.3260
Augie Lio2136.5100
Ted Williams15454.0540
George Cafego13939.0390
Ed McGee11515.0150
Leo Stasica11515.0150
Joe Crowley155.050
Ed Korisky111.010
Milt Crain100.000
Team Totals1623614.8540
Opponents Totals2230213.71
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
John Martin35127336.40
George Cafego1658236.4570
Scotty Gudmundson1240233.5551
Bob Davis36020.0260
Dave Smukler24924.5330
Milt Crain14040.0400
Leo Stasica29648.0580
Ken Steinmetz11717.0170
Team Totals72251935.058128.1
Opponents Totals6245728.5
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Davis2227112.3320
George Cafego44912.3160
John Martin35016.7190
Leo Stasica33010.0130
Milt Crain2105.0100
Scotty Gudmundson12727.0270
Ted Williams11313.0130
Frank Turbert177.070
Team Totals3745712.4320
Opponents Totals4211.5552
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
John Martin826533.1550
Bob Davis715221.7260
Ted Williams68213.7180
Leo Stasica37525.0350
Scotty Gudmundson35518.3320
George Cafego34816.0230
Keith Ranspot33712.3160
Milt Crain23316.5180
Frank Santora12727.0270
Morgan Tiller11212.0120
Harry Wynne11111.0110
Sam Goldman100.000
Team Totals3979720.4550
Opponents Totals180
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
John Morelli2
Team Totals2982111322
Opponents Totals24111318211
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