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1944 Cleveland Rams (NFL)

4th place • Western Division • 4-6-0 .400
1944 NFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Aldo Donelli
Joe BendaAssistant Coach
Bill ConkrightLine
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Wed9/6/1944HBoston Yanks9-0WCleveland, OHLeague Park12275
Sun9/17/1944ASampson Naval Training Station26-12WSampson, NYSampson Naval Training Station Field10000
Sun9/24/1944AChicago-Pittsburgh30-28WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field20968
Sun10/1/1944NPhiladelphia Eagles7-7TBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium14753
Sun10/8/1944HChicago Bears19-7WCleveland, OHLeague Park15750
Sun10/15/1944ADetroit Lions20-17WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium21115
Sun10/22/1944AGreen Bay Packers21-30LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium18780
Sun10/29/1944AChicago Bears21-28LChicago, ILWrigley Field23644
Sun11/5/1944AWashington Redskins10-14LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium35540
Sun11/12/1944HGreen Bay Packers7-42LCleveland, OHLeague Park17166
Sun11/19/1944AChicago-Pittsburgh33-6WChicago, ILComiskey Park14632
Sun11/26/1944HDetroit Lions14-26LCleveland, OHLeague Park7462
Sun12/10/1944APhiladelphia Eagles13-26LPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park24123

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Jim Benton49LOE-LDE6-320028Arkansas104
Dave Bernard22BB-S5-919432St. Viator; Mississippi70
Howie Carson54OT-DT6-019030Illinois10
Boyd Clay43OT-DT6-122029Tennessee60
Tommy Colella34TB-LDH6-018726Canisius108
Bill Conkright37C-LB6-120330Oklahoma10
Tom Corbo19ROG-RDG5-1121026Duquesne106
Jake Fawcett42ROT-RDT5-1022325Southern Methodist1010
Joe Gibson36C-LB6-321325Cameron JC; Tulsa91
Jim Gillette24HB-RDH6-118527Virginia72
Al Gutknecht25OE-DE6-020527Niagara70
Ray Hamilton44LOE-LDE6-421228Arkansas70
Roy Huggins53FB-LB5-1119526Vanderbilt50
Harvey Jones12FB-LB-HB-RDH6-017523Baylor108
Mike Kabealo16HB-RDH5-818529Ohio State107
John Karrs35BB-S6-121030Duquesne108
Floyd Konetsky38LOE-LDE6-019724Florida106
Les Lear41LOG-LDG5-1122526Manitoba81
Dell Lyman45OT-DT6-322326UCLA10
Riley Matheson33LOG-LDG6-220730Cameron JC; Texas-El Paso98
Norm Olsen65OT-DT6-222530Alabama100
John Petchel17BB-S-HB-RDH5-1118525Duquesne102
Steve Pritko30ROE-RDE6-221024Villanova1010
Chet Pudloski40LOT-LDT6-121029Villanova1010
Albie Reisz26TB-LDH-HB-RDH5-1017527Southeastern Louisiana102
Bill Rieth32ROG-RDG-C-LB5-1120328Carnegie Mellon93
Chuck Riffle31ROG-RDG6-021226Notre Dame81
Mike Scarry39C-LB-ROG-RDG6-021424Waynesburg1010
Stan Skoczen18FB-LB5-1118724Western Reserve10
Walt West21FB-LB-TB-LDH6-019727Pittsburgh103
Lou Zontini23HB-RDH-BB-S5-818927Notre Dame90
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
111Tony ButkovichBPurdue
326Gil BouleyTBoston College
542Bob WaterfieldBUCLA
653Al AkinsBWashington State
764George CheverkoBFordham
875Stan StasicaBIllinois
986Fred BoenschTStanford
1097Bob ShawEOhio State
11108Joe AndrejcoBFordham
12119Pat FilleyGNotre Dame
13130Bob EricksonBWashington
14141Mel MaceauCMarquette
15152Frank HubbellETennessee
16163Johnny AguirreTSouthern California
17174Aubrey ClaytonBAuburn
18185Ziggy ZamlynskiBVillanova
19196Bob McBrideGNotre Dame
20207Joe YackanichTFordham
21218Johnny CreeveyBNotre Dame
22229David Paul JonesBArkansas
23240Jim PharrCAuburn
24251Joe WarlickBMississippi State
25262Bart GianelliGSanta Clara
26273Charlie KuhnBKentucky
27284Jim SmithTColorado
28295Ray DonelliBDuquesne
29306John HughesEMississippi State
30317Dick McPheeBGeorgia
31323Jim McLeodELouisiana State
32329Stan KudlaczCNotre Dame
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals26624159188
Opponents Totals42924050224
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals104514310/ %/ %64441
Opponents Totals11669416/ %/ %77627
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lou Zontini4141782.43650.0047
Jim Benton70000042
Tommy Colella30011100.0021
Steve Pritko30000018
Jim Gillette20000012
Albie Reisz20000012
Walt West16966.700012
Ray Hamilton1000006
Harvey Jones1000006
Mike Kabealo1000006
John Petchel1000006
(Team)0020.00000
Team Totals26202676.94757.10188
Opponents Totals32273284.41333.31224
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Zontini3650.01390/21/12/20/00/1
Tommy Colella11100.00250/01/10/00/00/0
Team Totals4757.11390/22/22/20/00/1
Opponents Totals1333.3181/0/0/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Walt West662203.3311
Tommy Colella532083.975t2
Mike Kabealo471523.2111
Albie Reisz691341.946t2
Harvey Jones381333.536t1
Jim Gillette261315.058t2
Lou Zontini331053.2163
Roy Huggins12413.4180
John Petchel5112.260
Dave Bernard166.060
John Karrs700.030
Stan Skoczen100.000
Team Totals35811413.275t12
Opponents Totals38714123.616
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Albie Reisz1134949547776.915.970t87.1108.853.6
Tommy Colella762727393364.412.42545.31013.228.1
John Karrs10442494.912.32300.0440.016.3
Lou Zontini2220189.09.01800.000.0104.2
John Petchel3221279.013.51400.000.095.1
Mike Kabealo11105454.054.054t1100.000.0158.3
Dave Bernard400200.000.0250.00.0
Team Totals20985859812616.014.870t136.22612.442.3
Opponents Totals20687879214347.016.5167.82713.152.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Benton3950512.9366
Steve Pritko1829616.453t3
Walt West9647.1180
Harvey Jones6599.8190
Ray Hamilton311337.770t1
Lou Zontini38829.353t1
Tommy Colella26432.054t1
Mike Kabealo22010.0120
Jake Fawcett199.090
Roy Huggins100.000
John Petchel14343.043t1
Team Totals85126114.870t13
Opponents Totals87143416.516
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy Colella45313.3190
Albie Reisz37224.0250
Harvey Jones37123.7320
Jim Gillette3299.7150
Riley Matheson3124.060
Lou Zontini2147.0100
Mike Kabealo294.590
Walt West252.530
John Petchel12525.0250
Bill Rieth11212.0120
Mike Scarry155.050
Steve Pritko133.030
Tom Corbo100.000
Team Totals2731011.5320
Opponents Totals2628911.10
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Albie Reisz2495940.0660
Tommy Colella33124737.8630
Team Totals57220638.766033.7
Opponents Totals5532632.6
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Mike Kabealo7649.1160
Harvey Jones6528.7140
Albie Reisz56813.6210
Tommy Colella46516.3290
Lou Zontini44711.8140
Jim Gillette11616.0160
Walt West100.000
Team Totals2832611.6290
Opponents Totals2412.1250
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Albie Reisz1228523.8440
Tommy Colella1024124.1410
Mike Kabealo412631.5510
Jim Gillette411528.8380
Lou Zontini36622.0340
Jim Benton242.030
Jake Fawcett221.020
Harvey Jones13333.0330
Norm Olsen11919.0190
John Petchel11717.0170
Walt West11515.0150
Team Totals4396522.4510
Opponents Totals361
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Jim Benton1
Team Totals28151317301
Opponents Totals27171015250
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