1921 Canton Bulldogs season

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1921 Canton Bulldogs season
Head coach Cap Edwards
Home field League Field
Results
Record 8–3–3 Overall
5–2–3 APFA
League place 4th APFA

The 1921 Canton Bulldogs season was their second in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 7–4–2, losing only two NFL games.[1] They finished fourth in the league.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
October 2, 1921 Massillon Blues W 48–0
1 October 9, 1921 Hammond Pros T 7–7
2 October 16, 1921 at Dayton Triangles T 14–14
3 October 23, 1921 Akron Pros L 3–0
4 November 6, 1921 Dayton Triangles W 14–0
5 November 13, 1921 at Cleveland Indians W 7–0
6 November 20, 1921 at Buffalo All-Americans T 7–7
7 November 24, 1921 at Akron Pros W 14–0
8 November 27, 1921 at Washington Senators W 15–0
December 3, 1921 at Union Quakers of Philadelphia W 14–9
9 December 11, 1921 at Chicago Staleys L 10–0
December 15, 1921 at Chicago Morris Supremes W 19–0
December 17, 1921 at Union Quakers of Philadelphia L 34–0
10 December 18, 1921 at Washington Senators W 28–14
  • Games in italics are against non-NFL teams.

Standings[edit]

APFA standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Staleys 9 1 1 .900 128 53 T1
Buffalo All-Americans 9 1 2 .900 211 29 L1
Akron Pros 8 3 1 .727 148 31 W1
Canton Bulldogs 5 2 3 .714 106 55 W1
Rock Island Independents 4 2 1 .667 65 30 L1
Evansville Crimson Giants 3 2 0 .600 89 46 W1
Green Bay Packers 3 2 1 .600 70 55 L1
Dayton Triangles 4 4 1 .500 96 67 L1
Chicago Cardinals 3 3 2 .500 54 53 T1
Rochester Jeffersons 2 3 0 .400 85 76 W2
Cleveland Indians 3 5 0 .375 95 58 L1
Washington Senators 1 2 0 .334 21 43 L1
Cincinnati Celts 1 3 0 .250 14 117 L2
Hammond Pros 1 3 1 .250 17 45 L2
Minneapolis Marines 1 3 0 .250 37 41 L1
Detroit Tigers 1 5 1 .167 19 109 L5
Columbus Panhandles 1 8 0 .111 47 222 W1
Tonawanda Kardex 0 1 0 .000 0 45 L1
Muncie Flyers 0 2 0 .000 0 28 L2
Louisville Brecks 0 2 0 .000 0 27 L2
New York Brickley Giants 0 2 0 .000 0 72 L2

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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