1928 Providence Steam Roller season

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1928 Providence Steam Roller season
Head coach Jimmy Conzelman
Results
Record 8–1–2
League place 1st in NFL

The 1928 Providence Steam Roller season was their fourth in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 8–5–1, losing only one game,[1] as the team with the best win percentage, it was the 1928 NFL champion.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 30, 1928 New York Yankees W 20–7
2 October 7, 1928 Frankford Yellow Jackets L 10–6
3 October 14, 1928 Dayton Triangles W 28–0
4 October 21, 1928 at New York Yankees W 12–6
5 October 28, 1928 Pottsville Maroons W 13–6
6 November 4, 1928 Detroit Wolverines W 7–0
7 November 17, 1928 at Frankford Yellow Jackets T 6–6
8 November 18, 1928 Frankford Yellow Jackets W 6–0
9 November 25, 1928 New York Giants W 16–0
10 November 29, 1928 at Pottsville Maroons W 7–0
11 December 2, 1928 Green Bay Packers T 7–7

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Providence Steam Roller 8 1 2 .889 128 42 T1
Frankford Yellow Jackets 11 3 2 .786 175 84 L1
Detroit Wolverines 7 2 1 .778 189 76 W4
Green Bay Packers 6 4 3 .600 120 92 W1
Chicago Bears 7 5 1 .583 182 85 L2
New York Giants 4 7 2 .364 79 136 L5
New York Yankees 4 8 1 .333 103 179 W1
Pottsville Maroons 2 8 0 .200 74 134 L1
Chicago Cardinals 1 5 0 .167 7 107 L4
Dayton Triangles 0 7 0 .000 9 131 L7

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

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