1921 Minneapolis Marines season

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1921 Minneapolis Marines season
Head coach Rube Ursella
Home field Nicollet Park
Results
Record 3–5 Overall
1–3APFA
League place T-13th in APFA

The 1921 Minneapolis Marines season was their inaugural season in the National Football League. The team finished with a 1–3 record against league opponents,[1] and tied for thirteenth place in the league.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 October 2, 1921 at Chicago Cardinals L 20–0
2 October 9, 1921 Minneapolis Knights of Columbus W 9–0
3 October 23, 1921 at Green Bay Packers L 7–6
4 October 30, 1921 Columbus Panhandles W 28–0
5 November 6, 1921 at Rock Island Independents L 14–3
6 November 11, 1921 at Duluth Knights of Columbus L 14–0
7 November 24, 1921 Minneapolis All-Stars W 7–0
8 December 4, 1921 at Sioux City, Iowa L 10–0
  • 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
Racine 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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