1931 Staten Island Stapletons season

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1931 Staten Island Stapletons season
Head coach Hinkey Haines and Marty Brill
Results
Record 4–6–1
Division place 7th NFL
Playoff finish No playoffs until 1932
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1930 1932 >

The 1931 Staten Island Stapletons season was their third in the National Football League. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 5–5–2, winning only four games.[1] Playing seven games in the month of November, they finished seventh in the league.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 October 4, 1931 Brooklyn Dodgers W 9–7
2 October 11, 1931 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 18–6
3 October 18, 1931 at New York Giants L 7–0
4 October 25, 1931 Portsmouth Spartans L 20–7
5 November 1, 1931 Providence Steam Roller T 7–7
6 November 4, 1931 Brooklyn Dodgers W 13–0
7 November 8, 1931 at Green Bay Packers L 26–0
8 November 11, 1931 at Portsmouth Spartans L 14–12
9 November 15, 1931 at Providence Steam Roller L 6–0
10 November 22, 1931 Cleveland Indians W 16–7
11 November 26, 1931 New York Giants W 9–6

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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