1929 Providence Steam Roller season

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1929 Providence Steam Roller season
Head coach Jimmy Conzelman
Results
Record 4–6–2
League place 8th in NFL

The 1929 Providence Steam Roller season was their fifth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 8–1–2, winning only four games,[1] they finished eighth in the league. The Steam Roller played in the first night game in league history against the Cardinals, losing 16–0.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 29, 1929 Dayton Triangles W 41–0
2 October 6, 1929 New York Giants L 7–0
3 October 13, 1929 Orange Tornadoes W 7–0
4 October 20, 1929 Buffalo Bisons T 7–7
5 October 27, 1929 at New York Giants L 19–0
6 November 5, 1929 at Staten Island Stapletons T 7–7
7 November 6, 1929 Chicago Cardinals L 16–0
8 November 9, 1929 at Frankford Yellow Jackets L 7–0
9 November 10, 1929 Frankford Yellow Jackets L 7–6
10 November 17, 1929 Minneapolis Red Jackets W 19–16
11 November 24, 1929 Boston Bulldogs W 20–6
12 December 1, 1929 Green Bay Packers L 25–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 12 0 1 1.000 198 22 W2
New York Giants 13 1 1 .929 312 86 W4
Frankford Yellow Jackets 9 4 5 .692 129 128 W1
Chicago Cardinals 6 6 1 .500 154 83 W1
Boston Bulldogs 4 4 0 .500 98 73 L1
Staten Island Stapletons 3 4 3 .429 89 65 L2
Orange Tornadoes 3 4 4 .429 35 80 L1
Providence Steam Roller 4 6 2 .400 107 117 L1
Chicago Bears 4 9 2 .308 119 227 L1
Buffalo Bisons 1 7 1 .125 48 142 W1
Minneapolis Red Jackets 1 9 0 .100 48 185 L7
Dayton Triangles 0 6 0 .000 7 136 L6

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1929 Providence Steam Roller
  2. ^ "Infographic: NFL on Wednesday". Profootballhof.com. February 7, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2012.