1927 Pottsville Maroons season

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1927 Pottsville Maroons season
Head coach Dick Rauch
Home field Minersville Park
Results
Record 7–8 Overall
5–8 NFL
League place 8th NFL

The 1927 Pottsville Maroons season was their third in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous league output of 10–2–2, winning only five games,[1] they finished eighth in the league standings.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
September 25, 1927 Shenandoah Red Jackets W 14–0
1 September 25, 1927 Buffalo Bisons W 22–0
2 October 2, 1927 at Chicago Cardinals L 19–7
3 October 9, 1927 New York Giants L 19–0
4 October 16, 1927 at Providence Steam Roller W 6–3
5 October 23, 1927 Duluth Eskimos L 27–0
6 October 30, 1927 at New York Giants L 16–0
7 November 5, 1927 at Frankford Yellow Jackets L 10–0
8 November 6, 1927 Frankford Yellow Jackets W 9–0
9 November 11, 1927 New York Yankees L 19–12
10 November 13, 1927 at Chicago Bears L 30–12
11 November 20, 1927 Duluth Eskimos W 6–0
12 November 24, 1927 Providence Steam Roller W 6–0
November 27, 1927 Coaldale Big Green W 58–0
13 December 4, 1927 at Providence Steam Roller L 20–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 11 1 1 .917 197 20 W9
Green Bay Packers 7 2 1 .778 113 43 W1
Chicago Bears 9 3 2 .750 149 98 W2
Cleveland Bulldogs 8 4 1 .667 209 107 W5
Providence Steam Roller 8 5 1 .615 105 88 W3
New York Yankees 7 8 1 .467 142 174 L4
Frankford Yellow Jackets 6 9 3 .400 152 166 L1
Pottsville Maroons 5 8 0 .385 80 163 L1
Chicago Cardinals 3 7 1 .300 69 134 L1
Dayton Triangles 1 6 1 .143 15 57 L4
Duluth Eskimos 1 8 0 .111 68 134 L7
Buffalo Bisons 0 5 0 .000 8 123 L5

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

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