1931 Portsmouth Spartans season

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1931 Portsmouth Spartans season
Head coach Potsy Clark
Results
Record 11–3
League place 2nd NFL

The 1931 Portsmouth Spartans season was their second in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 5–6–3, winning eleven games.[1] They finished second in the league.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 13, 1931 Brooklyn Dodgers W 14–0
2 September 23, 1931 Chicago Cardinals W 13–3
3 September 30, 1931 New York Giants W 14–6
4 October 7, 1931 Cleveland Indians W 6–0
5 October 15, 1931 Frankford Yellow Jackets W 19–0
6 October 18, 1931 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 19–0
7 October 25, 1931 at Staten Island Stapletons W 20–7
8 October 31, 1931 at Frankford Yellow Jackets W 14–0
9 November 1, 1931 at New York Giants L 14–0
10 November 8, 1931 at Chicago Bears L 9–6
11 November 11, 1931 Staten Island Stapletons W 14–12
12 November 15, 1931 Cleveland Indians W 14–6
13 November 22, 1931 at Chicago Cardinals L 20–19
14 November 29, 1931 Chicago Bears W 3–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 12 2 0 .857 291 87 L1
Portsmouth Spartans 11 3 0 .786 175 77 W1
Chicago Bears 8 5 0 .615 145 92 L1
Chicago Cardinals 5 4 0 .556 120 128 W1
New York Giants 7 6 1 .538 154 100 W2
Providence Steam Roller 4 4 3 .500 78 127 T1
Staten Island Stapletons 4 6 1 .400 79 118 W2
Cleveland Indians 2 8 0 .200 45 137 L5
Brooklyn Dodgers 2 12 0 .143 64 199 L8
Frankford Yellow Jackets 1 6 1 .143 13 99 L2

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

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