1925 Rock Island Independents season

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1925 Rock Island Independents season
Head coach Rube Ursella
Home field Douglas Park
Results
Record 6–3–3 Overall
5–3–3 NFL
League place 8th in NFL

The 1925 Rock Island Independents season was their sixth and final season in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous league record of 5–2–2, losing three NFL games.[1] They finished eighth in the league.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 20, 1925 Chicago Bears T 0–0
2 September 27, 1925 Dayton Triangles T 0–0
3 October 4, 1925 Green Bay Packers W 3–0
4 October 11, 1925 at Duluth Kelleys W 12–0
5 October 18, 1925 at Green Bay Packers L 20–0
6 October 25, 1925 Kansas City Cowboys T 3–3
7 November 1, 1925 at Chicago Bears L 6–0
November 11, 1925 at Clinton Legion W 23–6
8 November 15, 1925 Kansas City Cowboys W 35–12
9 November 22, 1925 Milwaukee Badgers W 40–7
10 November 26, 1925 at Detroit Panthers W 6–3
11 November 29, 1925 at Chicago Cardinals L 7–0
  • 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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