1923 Canton Bulldogs season

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1923 Canton Bulldogs season
Head coach Guy Chamberlin
Results
Record 11–0–1
Division place 1st NFL
Playoff finish NFL Champions
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1922 1925

The 1923 Canton Bulldogs season was their fourth in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 10–0–2, winning eleven games.[1] With the best record in the league, they were crowned the NFL Champions.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 30, 1923 Hammond Pros W 17–0
2 October 7, 1923 Louisville Brecks W 37–0
3 October 14, 1923 Dayton Triangles W 30–0
4 October 21, 1923 at Chicago Bears W 6–0
5 October 28, 1923 Akron Pros W 7–3
6 November 4, 1923 at Chicago Cardinals W 7–3
7 November 11, 1923 at Buffalo All-Americans T 3–3
8 November 18, 1923 Oorang Indians W 41–0
9 November 25, 1923 at Cleveland Indians W 46–10
10 November 29, 1923 Toledo Maroons W 28–0
11 December 2, 1923 Buffalo All-Americans W 14–0
12 December 9, 1923 at Columbus Tigers W 10–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Bulldogs 7 1 1 .875 229 60 W2
Chicago Bears 6 1 4 .857 136 55 W3
Frankford Yellow Jackets 11 2 1 .846 326 109 W8
Duluth Kelleys 5 1 0 .833 56 16 W1
Rock Island Independents 5 2 2 .714 88 38 L1
Green Bay Packers 7 4 0 .636 108 38 L1
Racine Legion 4 3 3 .571 69 47 W1
Chicago Cardinals 5 4 1 .556 90 67 L1
Buffalo Bisons 6 5 0 .545 120 140 L3
Columbus Tigers 4 4 0 .500 91 68 L1
Hammond Pros 2 2 1 .500 18 45 W2
Milwaukee Badgers 5 8 0 .385 142 188 L2
Akron Pros 2 6 0 .250 59 132 W1
Dayton Triangles 2 6 0 .250 45 148 L6
Kansas City Blues 2 7 0 .222 46 124 L2
Kenosha Maroons 0 4 1 .000 12 117 L2
Minneapolis Marines 0 6 0 .000 14 108 L6
Rochester Jeffersons 0 7 0 .000 7 156 L7

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

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