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Encyclopedia > 1926 NFL season

The 1926 NFL season was the 7th regular season of the National Football League. The league grew to 22 teams, including the Brooklyn Lions, the Hartford Blues, and the Los Angeles Buccaneers. The Frankford Yellow Jackets were named the NFL champions after finishing the season with the best record. The regular season is a term used, primarily, in North American sports. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... The Brooklyn Lions were an NFL team in 1926. ... Hartford Blues of the National Football League played only in 1926. ... Los Angeles Buccaneers were a road-only team in the National Football League during their one season 1926. ... The Frankford Yellow Jackets were a team in the National Football League. ...


Final standings

W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PCT= Winning Percentage


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

Team W L T PCT
Frankford Yellow Jackets 14 1 2 .933
Chicago Bears 12 1 3 .923
Pottsville Maroons 10 2 2 .833
Kansas City Cowboys 8 3 0 .727
Green Bay Packers 7 3 3 .700
Los Angeles Buccaneers 6 3 1 .667
New York Giants 8 4 1 .667
Duluth Eskimos 6 5 3 .545
Buffalo Rangers 4 4 2 .500
Chicago Cardinals 5 6 1 .455
Providence Steam Roller 5 7 1 .417
Detroit Panthers 4 6 2 .400
Hartford Blues 3 7 0 .300
Brooklyn Lions 3 8 0 .273
Milwaukee Badgers 2 7 0 .222
Akron Pros 1 4 3 .200
Dayton Triangles 1 4 1 .200
Racine Tornadoes 1 4 0 .200
Columbus Tigers 1 6 0 .143
Canton Bulldogs 1 9 3 .100
Hammond Pros 0 4 0 .000
Louisville Colonels 0 4 0 .000

The Frankford Yellow Jackets were a team in the National Football League. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner McCaskey Family Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear Local radio Flagship stations: WBBM (780 AM) Announcers: Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, and Zach... The Pottsville Maroons played in the National Football League from 1925 to 1928. ... Kansas City, Missouri had a National Football League team prior to the Chiefs that operated under two different names: The Blues in 1924 and the Cowboys from 1925-1926. ... Note: Basketball teams from Chicago and Anderson once used the name Packers as well. ... Los Angeles Buccaneers were a road-only team in the National Football League during their one season 1926. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Big Blue, G-Men Team colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin Owner Wellington Mara and Preston Robert Tisch (both now deceased) Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot {{{mascot}}} Local radio Flagship stations: WFAN (660 AM) Announcers: Dave Jennings, Dick Lynch... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1932 Home Field FedEx Field City Landover, Maryland Team Colors Burgundy and Gold Head Coach Joe Gibbs All-Time Record (W-L-T) (At Start of 2005 Season) 527-477-27 The Washington Redskins are a National Football League team based in the Washington... Buffalo, New York had an NFL team prior to the Bills that operated under three different names: The All-Americans from 1920-1923, Bisons from 1924-1925, 1927 and 1929, and the Rangers in 1926. ... The Arizona Cardinals are a National Football League team based in Tempe, Arizona. ... The Providence Steam Roller (also referred to as the Providence Steam Rollers and incorrectly as the Providence Steamrollers) was an football team that played in Providence, Rhode Island in the National Football League from 1925 to 1931. ... Detroit, Michigan had four early teams in the National Football League before the Detroit Lions. ... Hartford Blues of the National Football League played only in 1926. ... The Brooklyn Lions were an NFL team in 1926. ... The Milwaukee Badgers was an football team, that played in the National Football League from 1922 to 1926. ... The Akron Pros was a team in that played in Akron, Ohio in the National Football League from 1920-1925 and as the Akron Indians in 1926. ... Dayton Triangles of the National Football League played from 1920 to 1929. ... The Racine Tornadoes were a National Football League team from Racine, Wisconsin in the 1926 football season. ... The Columbus Panhandles were a football team from Columbus, Ohio in the National Football League. ... The Canton Bulldogs played in Canton, Ohio in the National Football League from 1920 - 1923 and 1925 - 1926. ... The Hammond Pros from Hammond, Indiana played in the National Football League from 1920 to 1926. ... Louisville, Kentucky had two National Football League teams: The Brecks 1921-1923 and Colonels in 1926. ...

References

  • NFL Record and Fact Book (ISBN 193299436X)
  • NFL History 1921-1930 (Last accessed December 4, 2005)
  • Total Football: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League (ISBN 0062701746)
Preceded by:
1925 NFL season
NFL seasons
1926
Succeeded by:
1927 NFL season

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