1927 Dayton Triangles season

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1927 Dayton Triangles season
Head coach Lou Mahrt
Results
Record 1–6–1
League place 10th NFL

The 1927 Dayton Triangles season was their eighth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 1–4–1, losing six games.[1] They finished tenth in the league.

On September 24, the Triangles defeated the Frankford Yellow Jackets in Philadelphia, which would be their final NFL win, despite playing two more seasons in the league. The following week, the New York Yankees came to Triangle Park and won, 6-3, marking the last NFL game ever in Dayton.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 18, 1927 at Green Bay Packers L 14–0
2 September 24, 1927 at Frankford Yellow Jackets W 6–3
3 October 2, 1927 New York Yankees L 6–3
4 October 8, 1927 at Frankford Yellow Jackets T 0–0
5 October 9, 1927 at Chicago Cardinals L 7–0
6 October 23, 1927 at Providence Steam Roller L 7–0
7 October 30, 1927 at Chicago Bears L 14–6
8 November 13, 1927 at Green Bay Packers L 6–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 11 1 1 .917 197 20 W9
Green Bay Packers 7 2 1 .778 113 43 W1
Chicago Bears 9 3 2 .750 149 98 W2
Cleveland Bulldogs 8 4 1 .667 209 107 W5
Providence Steam Roller 8 5 1 .615 105 88 W3
New York Yankees 7 8 1 .467 142 174 L4
Frankford Yellow Jackets 6 9 3 .400 152 166 L1
Pottsville Maroons 5 8 0 .385 80 163 L1
Chicago Cardinals 3 7 1 .300 69 134 L1
Dayton Triangles 1 6 1 .143 15 57 L4
Duluth Eskimos 1 8 0 .111 68 134 L7
Buffalo Bisons 0 5 0 .000 8 123 L5

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

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