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1950 New York Yanks (NFL) 3rd place National Conference 7-5-0 .583
Head Coach: Red Strader
Assistant CoachShelby Calhoun
Assistant CoachJack White
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/12/1950NChicago Bears33-34LOmaha, NEMunicipal Stadium10144
Sat8/19/1950NChicago Cardinals23-10WDes Moines, IADrake Stadium12000
Mon9/4/1950NBaltimore Colts42-17WShreveport, LAIndependence Stadium22500
Thu9/7/1950NWashington Redskins7-24LKansas City, MOBlues Stadium13121
Sun9/17/1950ASan Francisco 49ers21-17WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium29992
Fri9/22/1950ALos Angeles Rams28-45LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum23768
Fri9/29/1950HDetroit Lions44-21WNew York, NYYankee Stadium11096
Sun10/8/1950AGreen Bay Packers44-31WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium23871
Thu10/12/1950HSan Francisco 49ers29-24WNew York, NYYankee Stadium5740
Thu10/19/1950HGreen Bay Packers35-17WNew York, NYYankee Stadium13661
Sun10/29/1950HChicago Bears38-27WNew York, NYYankee Stadium48642
Sun11/12/1950AChicago Bears20-28LChicago, ILWrigley Field50102
Sun11/19/1950HLos Angeles Rams35-43LNew York, NYYankee Stadium42673
Thu11/23/1950ADetroit Lions14-49LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium30206
Sun12/3/1950ANew York Giants7-51LNew York, NYPolo Grounds41630
Sun12/10/1950HBaltimore Colts51-14WNew York, NYYankee Stadium6836
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
71Chet AdamsK6'324035Ohio University12
31Bennie AldridgeLOH-LDH6'019524Oklahoma State11
12Bruce AlfordLOE6'019029Texas Christian12
38George BrownLOG-ROG6'222227Texas Christian12
35Jim ChampionROG-ROT6'023824Mississippi State7
21Johnny ClowesLDG-LOG6'024029William & Mary11
34Joe DomnanovichC6'021331Alabama12
22Brad EcklundC6'321528Oregon12
4Danny EdwardsROE6'119724Georgia12
10Joe GoldingRDH-ROH6'018429Oklahoma12
46Sherman HowardROH5'1119326Iowa; Nevada-Reno12
15Duke IversenLB6'220030Oregon7
85Jon JenkinsLOT6'222524Dartmouth1
36Nate JohnsonROT-RDT6'324430Illinois11
51Bob KennedyLB5'1119529Washington State5
56Lou KusserowLB-FB6'120023Columbia11
17Pete LaydenLDH-K5'1119231Texas10
59Paul MitchellLOT-ROT6'323530Minnesota12
44John NolanROT6'223224Holy Cross; Penn State12
84Barney PooleRDE-ROE6'223127Mississippi; North Carolina; Army; Mississippi12
61George RattermanQB6'019224Notre Dame12
18John RauchQB6'019723Georgia8
47Martin RubyLOT-LDT6'324930Texas A&M12
16Jack RussellLDE-LOE6'121531Baylor11
81Spec SandersS-P6'119632Cameron JC; Texas12
51Ed SharkeyRDG-ROG6'322923Duke; Nevada-Reno12
24Joe SignaigoLOG-LB6'122027Notre Dame12
23Mike SwistowiczROH5'1019123Notre Dame1
20George TaliaferroLOH-FB5'1119623Indiana12
86Zollie TothFB6'221826Louisiana State11
83Carroll VogelaarT6'325330Loyola Marymount; San Francisco10
66Art WeinerLOE6'321226North Carolina12
65John WozniakROG-LOG6'021829Alabama12
50John YonakorRDE6'522229Notre Dame8
76Buddy YoungROH5'417324Illinois12
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Art Weiner216ENorth Carolina
Zollie Toth442BLouisiana State
Mike Swistowicz555BNotre Dame
Bennie Aldridge668BOklahoma State
Don Narrell781TTexas Christian
Jack Archer894BTexas Christian
Sam Lyle10120ELouisiana State
Roger McAuley11133GTexas Christian
Andy Hillhouse12146ETexas A&M
Jack Morton13159BWest Virginia
Ed Carmichael14172GOregon State
Norm Meseroll15185TTennessee
Bill Stetter16198CHoly Cross
Joe Dean Tidwell17211BHarding
Jim Champion18224TMississippi State
Bobby Griffin19237BBaylor
Darrell Royal20250BOklahoma
Bud French21263BKansas
R.V. Johnson22276TSt. Mary's (California)
Dick Sheffield23289ETulane
Bill DeYoung24302BStanford
Steve Dotur25315GOregon
Red Noonan26328BAlabama
Chuck Olson27341EWashington
Ed Petty28354CHardin-Simmons
Ed Jasonek29367BFurman
John Poulos30380BPacific
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals669978123
Opponents Totals758894110
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals210941021485762
Opponents Totals249119112888824
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Sherman Howard90000054
George Taliaferro90000054
Chet Adams0454893.82922.2051
Zollie Toth80000048
Danny Edwards60000036
Art Weiner60000036
George Ratterman30000018
Jack Russell30000018
Joe Golding20000012
Buddy Young20000012
Duke Iversen1000018
Bruce Alford1000006
Barney Poole1000006
Pete Layden033100.00003
Jim Champion0000012
Martin Ruby0000012
Team Totals51485194.12922.23366
Opponents Totals49464993.991752.90367
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Chet Adams2922.21/1/0/0/0/
Team Totals2922.21/1/0/0/0/
Opponents Totals91752.90/4/2/1/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Zollie Toth1316364.9515
George Taliaferro884114.7444
Sherman Howard713625.160t3
Buddy Young763344.4201
Bennie Aldridge16694.3350
John Rauch2126.070
Lou Kusserow166.060
Joe Golding122.020
George Ratterman1100.033
Team Totals39718324.660t16
Opponents Totals43424455.629
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
George Ratterman29414047.613022517.716.169t227.5248.2170208164.6
John Rauch512956.9205029.817.382t611.823.971431113.4
George Taliaferro7342.948311.927.750t114.300.00083126.8
Spec Sanders3266.715819.329.02900.000.0109.7
Team Totals35517449.015528948.216.682t298.2267.3241265373.6
Opponents Totals39618947.717727757.014.7174.3307.6252252353.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Danny Edwards5277514.982t6
Art Weiner3572220.658t6
George Taliaferro2129914.2435
Buddy Young2030215.169t1
Zollie Toth1518912.6603
Sherman Howard1227823.2405
Jack Russell1017717.749t2
Barney Poole48220.552t1
Bennie Aldridge45614.0280
Bruce Alford11414.0140
Team Totals174289416.682t29
Opponents Totals189277514.717
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Spec Sanders1319915.3290
Joe Golding714520.7461
Pete Layden34013.3190
Duke Iversen3268.710t1
Bob Kennedy11111.0110
John Yonakor11010.0100
Ed Sharkey177.070
Bennie Aldridge100.000
Team Totals3043814.6462
Opponents Totals2634313.22
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Spec Sanders71300142.3632
George Taliaferro13939.0390
Team Totals72304042.263269932.5
Opponents Totals58225138.8305
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
George Taliaferro912914.3270
Buddy Young9546.0120
Spec Sanders69315.5290
Bennie Aldridge2178.5140
Sherman Howard11212.0120
Team Totals2730511.3290
Opponents Totals5369913.20
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Buddy Young2053626.8500
George Taliaferro2547318.9340
Sherman Howard824030.089t1
Barney Poole284.050
Jack Russell284.050
Bob Kennedy11515.0150
Team Totals58128022.189t1
Opponents Totals53114821.70
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
George Brown0001100
Danny Edwards110100
Joe Golding00011321
Sherman Howard340400
Paul Mitchell0001100
Barney Poole0001130
George Ratterman410100
Martin Ruby0002200
Jack Russell0003381
Spec Sanders111200
Ed Sharkey0003300
Joe Signaigo0011200
George Taliaferro1150500
Zollie Toth500000
Art Weiner100000
John Wozniak0010110
Buddy Young6505-80
Team Totals3213191433362
Opponents Totals28141413271
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