1939 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) season

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1939 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) season
Head coach Potsy Clark
Results
Record 4–6–1
Division place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1938 1940 >

The 1939 Brooklyn Dodgers season was their tenth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 4–4–3, losing six games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season. The October 22 game against Philadelphia was the first NFL game to be televised.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 14, 1939 Pittsburgh Pirates W 12–7
2 September 20, 1939 Cleveland Rams W 23–12
3 September 24, 1939 at Detroit Lions L 27–7
4 October 1, 1939 at Philadelphia Eagles T 0–0
5 October 8, 1939 at Washington Redskins L 41–13
6 October 22, 1939 Philadelphia Eagles W 23–14
7 October 29, 1939 New York Giants L 7–6
8 November 6, 1939 Pittsburgh Pirates W 17–13
9 November 12, 1939 Washington Redskins L 42–0
10 November 19, 1939 Green Bay Packers L 28–0
11 November 26, 1939 at New York Giants L 28–7

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 9 1 1 .900 7–0–1 168 85 W4
Washington Redskins 8 2 1 .800 6–1–1 242 94 L1
Brooklyn Dodgers 4 6 1 .400 3–4–1 108 219 L3
Pittsburgh Pirates 1 9 1 .100 1–7 114 216 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 9 1 .100 1–6–1 105 200 L2

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

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