1925 Buffalo Bisons (NFL) season

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1925 Buffalo Bisons season
Head coach Walt Koppisch
Home field Bison Stadium
Results
Record 2–6–2 Overall
1–6–2 NFL
Division place 15th NFL

The 1925 Buffalo Bisons season was their sixth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous record against league opponents of 6–5, winning one game.[1] They finished fifteenth in the league.[2]

This was the first season since 1917 that star player Tommy Hughitt did not take the field for Buffalo; he had retired at the end of the previous season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
September 20, 1925 at Tonawanda Frontiers W 35–0
1 September 26, 1925 at Frankford Yellow Jackets L 27–7
2 September 27, 1925 at Pottsville Maroons L 28–0
3 October 4, 1925 Rochester Jeffersons T 0–0
4 October 11, 1925 Akron Pros T 0–0
5 October 18, 1925 Columbus Tigers W 17–6
6 November 1, 1925 Frankford Yellow Jackets L 12–3
7 November 3, 1925 at New York Giants L 7–0
8 November 8, 1925 at Providence Steam Roller L 10–0
9 November 15, 1925 at Chicago Cardinals L 23–6
  • Game in italics was against a non-NFL team.

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals * 11 2 1 .846 230 65 W2
Pottsville Maroons * 10 2 0 .833 270 45 W5
Detroit Panthers 8 2 2 .800 129 39 W1
New York Giants 8 4 0 .667 122 67 W1
Akron Pros 4 2 2 .667 65 51 L2
Frankford Yellow Jackets 13 7 0 .650 190 169 W2
Chicago Bears 9 5 3 .643 158 96 W3
Rock Island Independents 5 3 3 .625 99 58 L1
Green Bay Packers 8 5 0 .615 151 110 W1
Providence Steam Roller 6 5 1 .545 111 101 L1
Canton Bulldogs 4 4 0 .500 50 73 L1
Cleveland Bulldogs 5 8 1 .385 75 135 L1
Kansas City Cowboys 2 5 1 .286 65 97 W1
Hammond Pros 1 4 0 .200 23 87 L3
Buffalo Bisons 1 6 2 .143 33 113 L4
Rochester Jeffersons 0 6 1 .000 26 111 L5
Dayton Triangles 0 7 1 .000 3 84 L7
Duluth Kelleys 0 3 0 .000 6 25 L3
Milwaukee Badgers 0 6 0 .000 7 191 L6
Columbus Tigers 0 9 0 .000 28 124 L9

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
* The Pottsville Maroons were suspended from the league in December, resulting in the Chicago Cardinals being named the NFL champions.

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