1927 Providence Steam Roller season

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1927 Providence Steam Roller season
Head coach Jimmy Conzelman
Results
Record 8–5–1
League place 5th in NFL

The 1927 Providence Steam Roller season was their third in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 5–7–1, winning eight games,[1] they finished fifth in the league.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 25, 1927 New York Giants L 8–0
2 October 2, 1927 Buffalo Bisons W 5–0
3 October 16, 1927 Pottsville Maroons L 6–3
4 October 23, 1927 Dayton Triangles W 7–0
5 October 29, 1927 at Frankford Yellow Jackets W 20–7
6 October 30, 1927 Frankford Yellow Jackets W 14–0
7 November 6, 1927 at Chicago Bears T 0–0
8 November 8, 1927 at New York Giants L 25–0
9 November 13, 1927 Duluth Eskimos W 13–7
10 November 20, 1927 Cleveland Bulldogs L 22–0
11 November 24, 1927 at Pottsville Maroons L 6–0
12 November 27, 1927 New York Yankees W 14–7
13 December 3, 1927 at New York Yankees W 9–0
14 December 4, 1927 Pottsville Maroons W 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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