1922 Canton Bulldogs season

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1922 Canton Bulldogs season
Head coach Guy Chamberlin
Home field Lakeside Park
Results
Record 10–0–2
Division place 1st NFL
Playoff finish NFL Champions
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1921 1923

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: vs. Louisville Brecks[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Brecks 0 0 0 0 0
Bulldogs 6 13 6 13 38

at Lakeside Park, Canton, Ohio

The Bulldogs opened their 1922 season with a win against the Louisville Brecks. Playing under a crowd of 3,000, the Bulldogs won 38 to 0.[1] In the first quarter, Candy Miller scored a 10-yard rushing touchdown.[1] In the second quarter, Arda Bowser had a 16-yard rushing touchdown and Ed Shaw had a rushing touch down as well.[1] Norb Sacksteder contributed too by having a rushing touchdown in the third quarter.[1] Chamberlin and Bowser both had rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter.[1] The Bulldogs' kicker, Bowser, made two and missed four extra points.[1]

Week 2: at Dayton Triangles[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 0 0 0 0
Triangles 0 0 0 0 0

October 8, 1922 at Triangle Park

The Bulldogs' followed their victory with a 0–0 tie against the Dayton Triangles under a crowd of 3,000.[1]

Week 3: vs. Oorang Indians[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Indians 0 0 0 0 0
Bulldogs 0 0 14 0 14

October 15, 1922 at Lakeside Park

The Bulldog's week 3 opponent was the Oorang Indians. All of the Bulldogs' 14 points came in the third quarter: first from a 60-yard punt return by Sacksteder, then a Harry Robb rushing touchdown.[1] With the addition of two extra points by Shaw, the Bulldogs won 13 to 0.[1]

Week 4 (Sunday October 22, 1922): Akron Pros[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 9 6 7 22
Pros 0 0 0 0 0

at Elk's Field, Akron, Ohio

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Scoring Drives:

  • Canton – FG Shaw 20
  • Canton – Sacksteder 38 run (kick failed)
  • Canton – Carroll 19 pass from Sacksteder (kick failed)
  • Canton – Robb 1 run (Shaw kick)

Week 5 (Sunday October 29, 1922): Chicago Bears[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 0 0 0 7
Bears 0 0 0 6 6

at Cubs Park, Chicago, Illinois

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  • Game attendance: 10,000
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Scoring Drives:

  • Canton – Shaw run (Shaw kick)
  • Chicago Bears – E. Sternaman run (kick failed)

Week 6 (Sunday November 5, 1922): Toledo Maroons[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Maroons 0 0 0 0 0
Bulldogs 0 0 0 0 0

at Lakeside Park, Canton, Ohio

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Scoring Drives:

  • none

Week 7 (Sunday November 12, 1922): Buffalo All-Americans[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
All-Americans 0 0 0 0 0
Bulldogs 0 3 0 0 3

at Lakeside Park, Canton, Ohio

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  • Game attendance: 2,000
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Scoring Drives:

  • Canton – FG Shaw 30

Week 8 (Sunday November 19, 1922): Chicago Cardinals[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 0 0 7 7
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0

at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois

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  • Game attendance: 7,500
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Scoring Drives

  • Canton – Sacksteder 35 pass from Smyth (Henry kick)

Week 9 (Sunday November 26, 1922): Chicago Cardinals[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 3 0 0 0 3
Bulldogs 0 0 0 20 20

at Lakeside Park, Canton, Ohio

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  • Game attendance: 2,500
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Scoring Drives:

  • Chicago Cardinals – FG R. Horween 35
  • Canton – Roberts 1 run (Henry kick)
  • Canton – Chamberlin 20 pass interception (Henry kick)
  • Canton – Chamberlin 15 pass interception (kick failed)

Week 10 (Thursday November 30, 1922): Akron Pros[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Pros 0 0 0 0 0
Bulldogs 7 7 0 0 14

at Lakeside Park, Canton, Ohio

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Scoring Drives:

  • Canton – Chamberlin blocked punt recovery (Henry kick)
  • Canton – Robb 2 run (Shaw kick)

Week 10 (Sunday December 3, 1922): Milwaukee Badgers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Badgers 0 0 6 0 6
Bulldogs 13 20 0 7 40

at Lakeside Park, Canton, Ohio

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Scoring Drives:

  • Canton – Elliott run (Carroll kick)
  • Canton – Chamberlin 20 run (kick failed)
  • Canton – Shaw 5 run (Shaw kick)
  • Canton – Smyth run (kick failed)
  • Canton – Shaw 1 run (Shaw kick)
  • Milwaukee – McMillin 4 pass from Conzelman (kick failed)
  • Canton – Chamberlin run (Shaw kick)

Week 11 (Sunday December 10, 1922): Toledo Maroons[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 3 7 0 9 19
Maroons 0 0 0 0 0

at Swayne Field, Toledo, Ohio

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  • Game attendance: 5,000
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Scoring Drives:

  • Canton – FG Henry 45
  • Canton – Elliott run (extra point on penalty)
  • Canton – FG Henry 45
  • Canton – Chamberlin pass from Roberts (kick failed)

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Canton Bulldogs 10 0 2 1.000 184 15 W6
Chicago Bears 9 3 0 .750 123 44 L1
Chicago Cardinals 8 3 0 .727 96 50 W1
Toledo Maroons 5 2 2 .714 94 59 L2
Rock Island Independents 4 2 1 .667 154 27 L1
Racine Legion 6 4 1 .600 122 56 L1
Dayton Triangles 4 3 1 .571 80 62 W1
Green Bay Packers 4 3 3 .571 70 54 W2
Buffalo All-Americans 5 4 1 .556 87 41 W2
Akron Pros 3 5 2 .375 146 95 L3
Milwaukee Badgers 2 4 3 .333 51 71 L3
Oorang Indians 3 6 0 .333 69 190 W2
Minneapolis Marines 1 3 0 .250 19 40 L1
Louisville Brecks 1 3 0 .250 13 140 W1
Evansville Crimson Giants 0 3 0 .000 6 88 L3
Rochester Jeffersons 0 4 1 .000 13 76 L4
Hammond Pros 0 5 1 .000 0 69 L2
Columbus Panhandles 0 8 0 .000 24 174 L8

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "1922 National Football League" (PDF). NFL History. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 5, 2006. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Chicago Staleys
1921
NFL Champion
1922
Succeeded by
Canton Bulldogs
1923