1939 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) season

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1939 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) season
Head coach Potsy Clark
Home field Ebbets Field
Results
Record 4–6–1
Division place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1939 Brooklyn Dodgers season was their tenth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 4–4–3, losing six games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season. The October 22 game against Philadelphia was the first NFL game to be televised.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 14, 1939 Pittsburgh Pirates W 12–7
2 September 20, 1939 Cleveland Rams W 23–12
3 September 24, 1939 at Detroit Lions L 27–7
4 October 1, 1939 at Philadelphia Eagles T 0–0
5 October 8, 1939 at Washington Redskins L 41–13
6 October 22, 1939 Philadelphia Eagles W 23–14
7 October 29, 1939 New York Giants L 7–6
8 November 6, 1939 Pittsburgh Pirates W 17–13
9 November 12, 1939 Washington Redskins L 42–0
10 November 19, 1939 Green Bay Packers L 28–0
11 November 26, 1939 at New York Giants L 28–7

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 9 1 1 .900 7–0–1 168 85 W4
Washington Redskins 8 2 1 .800 6–1–1 242 94 L1
Brooklyn Dodgers 4 6 1 .400 3–4–1 108 219 L3
Pittsburgh Pirates 1 9 1 .100 1–7 114 216 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 9 1 .100 1–6–1 105 200 L2

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

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