1926 Detroit Panthers season

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1926 Detroit Panthers (NFL) season
Head coach Jimmy Conzelman
Results
Record 4–6–2
League place 12th NFL

The 1926 Detroit Panthers season was their fourth in the league and final season as the Panthers. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 8–2–2, winning only four games.[1] They finished twelfth in the league.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 19, 1926 at Green Bay Packers L 21–0
2 September 26, 1926 at Milwaukee Badgers L 6–0
3 October 3, 1926 Chicago Bears L 10–7
4 October 10, 1926 Kansas City Cowboys W 10–0
5 October 17, 1926 Louisville Colonels W 47–0
6 October 24, 1926 Akron Indians W 25–0
7 October 31, 1926 Canton Bulldogs W 6–0
8 November 7, 1926 Duluth Eskimos T 0–0
9 November 14, 1926 Dayton Triangles T 0–0
10 November 25, 1926 Los Angeles Buccaneers L 9–6
11 November 27, 1926 at Frankford Yellow Jackets L 7–6
12 November 28, 1926 Green Bay Packers L 7–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Frankford Yellow Jackets 14 1 2 .933 236 49 W6
Chicago Bears 12 1 3 .923 216 63 L1
Pottsville Maroons 10 2 2 .833 155 29 T1
Kansas City Cowboys 8 3 0 .727 76 53 W7
Green Bay Packers 7 3 3 .700 151 61 T1
New York Giants 8 4 1 .667 151 61 W3
Los Angeles Buccaneers 6 3 1 .667 67 57 L1
Duluth Eskimos 6 5 3 .545 113 81 L1
Buffalo Rangers 4 4 2 .500 53 62 T1
Chicago Cardinals 5 6 1 .455 74 98 L1
Providence Steam Roller 5 7 1 .417 89 103 L1
Detroit Panthers 4 6 2 .400 107 60 L3
Hartford Blues 3 7 0 .300 57 99 L1
Brooklyn Lions 3 8 0 .273 60 150 L3
Milwaukee Badgers 2 7 0 .222 41 66 L5
Dayton Triangles 1 4 1 .200 15 82 L2
Akron Indians 1 4 3 .200 23 89 T1
Racine Tornadoes 1 4 0 .200 8 92 T4
Columbus Tigers 1 6 0 .143 26 93 L5
Canton Bulldogs 1 9 3 .100 46 161 L1
Hammond Pros 0 4 0 .000 3 56 L4
Louisville Colonels 0 4 0 .000 0 108 L4

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

Players[edit]

  • John Barrett, center, 11 games, 170 pounds, 5-6, Univ. of Detroit
  • John Cameron, guard, 8 games, 175 pounds, Kalamazoo, Central Michigan
  • Jimmy Conzelman, back, 12 games, 175 pounds, 6-0 Washington (MO)
  • Al Crook, center, 8 games, 190 pounds, 5-10, Washington & Jefferson
  • Dinger Doane, fullback, 12 games, 190 pounds, 5-10 Tufts
  • Tom Edwards, tackle, 12 games, 185 pounds, 5-11, Central Michigan, Michigan
  • Jack Fleischman, guard, 11 games, 184 pounds, 5-6, Purdue
  • Bruce Gregory, tailback, 12 games, 170 pounds, 5-10, Michigan
  • Charlie Grube, end, 2 games, 175 pounds, 5-10, Michigan
  • Al Hadden, wingback, 12 games, 186 pounds, 5-9, Washington & Jefferson
  • Norm Harvey, tackle, 8 games, 196 pounds, 6-0, Univ. of Detroit
  • Vivian Hultman, end, 10 games, 178 pounds, 5-8, Michigan St.
  • Dutch Lauer, end, 10 games, 185 pounds, 5-10, Univ. of Detroit
  • Eddie Lynch, end, 12 games, 191 pounds, 6-0, Catholic
  • Dutch Marion, fullback, 12 games, 180 pounds, 5-9, Washington & Jefferson, Michigan
  • Tom McNamara, guard, 11 games, 210 pounds, 5-10, Tufts, Univ. of Detroit
  • Eddie Scharer, back, 12 games, 165 pounds, 5-6, Univ. of Detroit, Notre Dame
  • Gus Sonnenberg, tackle, 12 games, 196 pounds, 5-6, Dartmouth, Univ. or Detroit
  • Dick Vick, wingback, 6 games, 167 pounds, 5-9, Washington & Jefferson

References[edit]