1925 Pottsville Maroons season

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1925 Pottsville Maroons season
Head coach Dick Rauch
Home field Minersville Park
Results
Record 13–2 Overall
10–2 NFL
Division place 2nd NFL
Playoff finish No playoffs until 1932
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1924 1926

The 1925 Pottsville Maroons season was their inaugural season in the National Football League. The team finished a 10–2 league record and a 13–2 overall record..[1] The team initially won the 1925 NFL championship, however a controversial suspension cost them the title, forcing the team to finish in second place.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
September 20, 1925 Colwyn Darby W 48–0
1 September 27, 1925 Buffalo Bisons W 28–0
2 October 4, 1925 Providence Steam Roller L 6–0
3 October 11, 1925 Canton Bulldogs W 28–0
4 October 18, 1925 at Providence Steam Roller W 34–0
5 November 1, 1925 Columbus Tigers W 20–0
6 November 8, 1925 Akron Pros W 21–0
7 November 14, 1925 at Frankford Yellow Jackets L 20–0
8 November 15, 1925 Rochester Jeffersons W 14–6
9 November 22, 1925 Cleveland Bulldogs W 24–6
10 November 26, 1925 Green Bay Packers W 31–0
11 November 29, 1925 Frankford Yellow Jackets W 49–0
12 December 6, 1925 at Chicago Cardinals W 21–7
December 12, 1925 Notre Dame All-Stars
Played at Shibe Park[2]
W 9–7
December 20, 1925 at Atlantic City Roses W 6–0
  • Games in italics are against non-NFL teams.

Standings[edit]

NFL
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 11 2 1 .846 230 65 W-2
Pottsville Maroons 10 2 0 .833 270 45 W-5
Detroit Panthers 8 2 2 .800 129 39 W-1
Frankford Yellow Jackets 10 4 0 .714 190 169 L-2
New York Giants 8 4 0 .667 122 67 W-1
Akron Pros 4 2 2 .667 65 51 L-2
Chicago Bears 9 5 3 .643 158 96 W-3
Rock Island Independents 5 3 3 .625 99 58 L-1
Green Bay Packers 8 5 0 .615 151 110 W-1
Providence Steam Roller 6 5 1 .545 111 101 L-1
Canton Bulldogs 4 4 0 .500 50 73 L-1
Cleveland Bulldogs 5 8 1 .385 75 135 L-1
Kansas City Cowboys 2 5 1 .286 65 97 W-1
Hammond Pros 1 4 0 .200 23 87 L-3
Buffalo Bisons 1 6 2 .143 33 113 L-4
Rochester Jeffersons 0 6 1 .000 26 111 L-5
Dayton Triangles 0 7 1 .000 3 84 L-7
Duluth Kelleys 0 3 0 .000 6 25 L-3
Milwaukee Badgers 0 6 0 .000 7 191 L-6
Columbus Tigers 0 9 0 .000 28 124 L-9

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1925 Pottsville Maroons
  2. ^ A controversial ruling, as a result of the Maroons playing in this game, by the NFL suspended the team from all league privileges, including the right to play for the NFL championship.