1921 Evansville Crimson Giants season

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1921 Evansville Crimson Giants season
Head coach Frank Fausch
Home field Bosse Field
Results
Record 7–2–1 Overall
3–2 APFA
Division place 6th APFA
Playoff finish No playoffs until 1932
Timeline
Previous season Next season
N/A 1922

The 1921 Evansville Crimson Giants season was their inaugural in the National Football League. The team finished with a 3–2 record against NFL teams,[1] and finished in sixth place in the standings.,[2]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 October 2, 1921 Louisville Brecks W 21–0
2 October 9, 1921 Muncie Flyers W 14–0
3 October 16, 1921 at Hammond Pros L 3–0
October 23, 1921 New Albany Calumet Indians W 90–0
October 30, 1921 Camp Knox Officers W 90–0
4 November 6, 1921 at Green Bay Packers L 43–6
November 11, 1921 Kentucky All-Stars W 7–0
5 November 27, 1921 Cincinnati Celts W 48–0
December 4, 1921 Indianapolis Football Club W 17–0
December 18, 1921 Paducah Alumni T 0–0
  • Games in italics are against non-NFL teams.

Standings[edit]

APFA standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Staleys 9 1 1 .900 128 53 T1
Buffalo All-Americans 9 1 2 .900 211 29 L1
Akron Pros 8 3 1 .727 148 31 W1
Canton Bulldogs 5 2 3 .714 106 55 W1
Rock Island Independents 4 2 1 .667 65 30 L1
Evansville Crimson Giants 3 2 0 .600 89 46 W1
Green Bay Packers 3 2 1 .600 70 55 L1
Dayton Triangles 4 4 1 .500 96 67 L1
Racine Cardinals 3 3 2 .500 54 53 T1
Rochester Jeffersons 2 3 0 .400 85 76 W2
Cleveland Indians 3 5 0 .375 95 58 L1
Washington Senators 1 2 0 .334 21 43 L1
Cincinnati Celts 1 3 0 .250 14 117 L2
Hammond Pros 1 3 1 .250 17 45 L2
Minneapolis Marines 1 3 0 .250 37 41 L1
Detroit Tigers 1 5 1 .167 19 109 L5
Columbus Panhandles 1 8 0 .111 47 222 W1
Tonawanda Kardex 0 1 0 .000 0 45 L1
Muncie Flyers 0 2 0 .000 0 28 L2
Louisville Brecks 0 2 0 .000 0 27 L2
New York Brickley Giants 0 2 0 .000 0 72 L2

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

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