1921 Cleveland Indians (NFL) season

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1921 Cleveland Tigers (NFL) season
Head coach Jim Thorpe
Home field Dunn Field
Results
Record 3–5–1 Overall
3–5 APFA
League place 11th APFA

The 1921 Cleveland Indians season was their second in the National Football League. The team improved on their previous record of 2–4–2, winning three games.[1] They finished eleventh in the league.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 October 16, 1921 Columbus Panhandles W 35–9
2 October 23, 1921 Cincinnati Celts W 28–0
3 October 30, 1921 at Dayton Triangles L 3–2
4 November 6, 1921 at Buffalo All-Americans L 10–6
5 November 13, 1921 Canton Bulldogs L 7–0
6 November 20, 1921 at Chicago Staleys L 22–7
7 December 3, 1921 at New York Brickley Giants W 17–0
December 10, 1921 at Richmond Athletic Club T 0–0
8 December 11, 1921 at Washington Senators L 7–0
  • Game in italics is against a non-NFL team.

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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