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
League place 1st NFL

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. In the first quarter, Candy Miller scored a 10-yard rushing touchdown. In the second quarter, Arda Bowser had a 16-yard rushing touchdown and Ed Shaw had a rushing touch down as well. Norb Sacksteder contributed too by having a rushing touchdown in the third quarter. Chamberlin and Bowser both had rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter. The Bulldogs' kicker, Bowser, made two and missed four extra points.

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.

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. With the addition of two extra points by Shaw, the Bulldogs won 13 to 0.

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.

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