1926 Pottsville Maroons season

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1926 Pottsville Maroons season
Head coach Dick Rauch
Home field Minersville Park
Results
Record 15–2–2 Overall
10–2–2 NFL
League place 3rd NFL

The 1926 Pottsville Maroons season was their second in the National Football League. The team matched their previous league record of 10–2,[1] They finished third in the league standings.[2]

The Maroons established an NFL record for most shutout wins or ties in a season, with 11 in "official" league games.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
September 19, 1926 League Island Marines W 64–0
September 26, 1926 Media A.A. W 52–0
1 October 3, 1926 Columbus Tigers W 3–0
2 October 10, 1926 Dayton Triangles W 24–6
3 October 16, 1926 at Brooklyn Lions W 21–0
4 October 17, 1926 Brooklyn Lions W 14–0
5 October 24, 1926 at Providence Steam Roller L 14–0
October 29, 1926 New York Giants
Played in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
W 3–0
6 October 31, 1926 Buffalo Rangers W 14–0
November 2, 1926 Shamokin Blue Comets W 48–0
7 November 7, 1926 Akron Indians W 34–0
8 November 11, 1926 Los Angeles Buccaneers W 10–0
9 November 14, 1926 Duluth Eskimos W 13–0
10 November 21, 1926 Hammond Pros W 7–0
11 November 25, 1926 Providence Steam Roller W 8–0
12 November 28, 1926 Buffalo Rangers T 0–0
December 4, 1926 at Bethlehem Bears W 27–0
December 5, 1926 Gilberton Catamounts W 6–0
13 December 12, 1926 at Chicago Bears L 9–7
14 December 18, 1926 at Frankford Yellow Jackets T 0–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Frankford Yellow Jackets 14 1 2 .933 236 49 W6
Chicago Bears 12 1 3 .923 216 63 L1
Pottsville Maroons 10 2 2 .833 155 29 T1
Kansas City Cowboys 8 3 0 .727 76 53 W7
Green Bay Packers 7 3 3 .700 151 61 T1
New York Giants 8 4 1 .667 151 61 W3
Los Angeles Buccaneers 6 3 1 .667 67 57 L1
Duluth Eskimos 6 5 3 .545 113 81 L1
Buffalo Rangers 4 4 2 .500 53 62 T1
Chicago Cardinals 5 6 1 .455 74 98 L1
Providence Steam Roller 5 7 1 .417 89 103 L1
Detroit Panthers 4 6 2 .400 107 60 L3
Hartford Blues 3 7 0 .300 57 99 L1
Brooklyn Lions 3 8 0 .273 60 150 L3
Milwaukee Badgers 2 7 0 .222 41 66 L5
Dayton Triangles 1 4 1 .200 15 82 L2
Akron Indians 1 4 3 .200 23 89 T1
Racine Tornadoes 1 4 0 .200 8 92 L4
Columbus Tigers 1 6 0 .143 26 93 L5
Canton Bulldogs 1 9 3 .100 46 161 L1
Hammond Pros 0 4 0 .000 3 56 L4
Louisville Colonels 0 4 0 .000 0 108 L4

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

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