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1946 Los Angeles Rams (NFL)

2nd place • Western Division • 6-4-1 .600
1946 NFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Adam Walsh
Bob SnyderBackfield
George TraftonLine
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Fri8/23/1946ACollege All-Stars0-16LChicago, ILSoldier Field97380
Fri9/6/1946HWashington Redskins16-14WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum68188
Sun9/22/1946ASan Diego Bomber All-Stars42-17WSan Diego, CABalboa Stadium10000
Sun9/29/1946HPhiladelphia Eagles14-25LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum30500
Sun10/6/1946AGreen Bay Packers21-17WWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair Park27094
Sun10/13/1946AChicago Bears28-28TChicago, ILWrigley Field44211
Sun10/20/1946HDetroit Lions35-14WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum27928
Sun10/27/1946AChicago Cardinals10-34LChicago, ILComiskey Park38180
Sun11/3/1946ADetroit Lions41-20WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium34447
Sun11/10/1946HChicago Bears21-27LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum68381
Sun11/17/1946HChicago Cardinals17-14WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum38271
Sun11/24/1946ABoston Yanks21-40LBoston, MAFenway Park23689
Sun12/1/1946ANew York Giants31-21WNew York, NYPolo Grounds47366
Sun12/8/1946HGreen Bay Packers38-17WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum46838

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
Jack Banta33ROH-DB5-1119129Southern California108
Jim Benton49LOE6-320030Arkansas119
Gil Bouley66ROT-RDT6-223525Boston College1111
Bob deLauer55C-LB-OG-DG-K6-121826Southern California105
Roger Eason43LOG-LDG6-122728Oklahoma1111
Tom Farmer34ROH5-1119025Iowa91
Jake Fawcett42OT-DT-OG-DG5-1022327Southern Methodist60
Fred Gehrke18LOH-DB5-1118928Utah1010
Ray Hamilton44ROE-RDE6-421230Arkansas117
Roger Harding15C-LB6-221123California111
Jim Hardy21DB-QB6-018023Southern California70
Tom Harmon98DB-LOH6-119727Michigan1010
Red Hickey53LOE-DE6-220429Arkansas100
Bob Hoffman16LOH-ROH-LB6-120829Southern California1011
Mike Holovak45FB-LB6-121627Boston College113
Clyde Johnson8OT-DT6-626929Kentucky110
George KochHB6-020027Baylor; St. Mary's (Texas)10
Mike Lazetich27ROG-RDG6-121125Montana; Michigan104
Les Lear41LOG-LDG5-1122528Manitoba112
Len Levy76ROG-RDG6-025625Minnesota1010
Riley Matheson11ROG-RDG-C-LB6-220732Cameron JC; Texas-El Paso1111
Art Mergenthal31LOG-LDG5-1121525Tennessee; Xavier (Ohio); Bowling Green State; Notre Dame101
Fred Naumetz22C-LB6-122224Boston College114
Joe Pasqua65OT-DT6-122528Southern Methodist70
Steve Pritko30RDE-ROE6-221026Villanova1111
Albie Reisz26DB-QB5-1017529Southeastern Louisiana30
Ralph Ruthstrom20LOH-FB-ROH6-521225Sam Houston State; Southern Methodist72
Elbie Schultz40LOT-LDT6-425229Oregon State1111
Bob Shaw60LDE-LOE6-422625Ohio State112
Woody Strode39DE-OE6-320532UCLA115
Steve Sucic46ROH-DB6-021025Illinois40
Kenny Washington13FB-LB6-121028UCLA60
Bob Waterfield7QB-DB-K6-119626UCLA1111
Pat West36FB-LB6-020123Pittsburgh; Southern California107
Jack Wilson50ROH-DB6-020029Baylor82
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
110Emil SitkoBNotre Dame
325Don SamuelBOregon State
540Don PaulCUCLA
650Newell OestreichBSouthern California
760Fay KingEGeorgia
870Joe WhislerBOhio State
980Mike SchumchykEArkansas
1090Joe SignaigoGNotre Dame
11100Tom PhillipsBOhio State
12110Ted StrojnyTHoly Cross
13120George StrohmeyerCNotre Dame
14130Bob PalladinoBNotre Dame
15140Dick LorenzEOregon State
16150Larry BouleyBGeorgia
17160Gasper UrbanGNotre Dame
18170Bob WiseGColorado
19180Jerry FordENotre Dame
20190Bob AlbrechtBMarquette
21200Cliff LewisBDuke
22210Bob RichardsonTMarquette
23220Derald LebowBOklahoma
24230Bill LippincottBWashington State
25240Kay JamisonEFlorida
26250D.J. GambrellCAlabama
27260Joe DickeyBColorado
28270Marty GrbovazESan Francisco
29280Jay PerrinTSouthern California
30290Frank PlantCGeorgia
31295Dale CowanTKansas State
32300John WestBOklahoma
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals66765679277
Opponents Totals75605864257
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals2141029121/ %/ %80763
Opponents Totals170767519/ %/ %89702
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bob Waterfield13737100.06966.7061
Jim Benton60000036
Fred Gehrke50000030
Tom Harmon50000030
Red Hickey30000018
Bob Hoffman30000018
Mike Holovak30000018
Bob Shaw30000018
Steve Pritko20000012
Jack Banta1000006
Tom Farmer1000006
Len Levy1000006
Kenny Washington1000006
Pat West1000006
Jack Wilson1000006
Bob Delauer000020.000
Team Totals373737100.061154.50277
Opponents Totals35303585.751145.51257
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bob Waterfield6966.70372/52/22/20/00/0
Bob deLauer020.000/20/00/00/00/0
Team Totals61154.50372/72/22/20/00/0
Opponents Totals51145.501/2/0/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Fred Gehrke713715.2533
Tom Harmon472365.084t2
Pat West402265.7721
Mike Holovak552113.8223
Jack Banta442094.8250
Bob Hoffman431623.8193
Jack Wilson191206.3350
Kenny Washington231145.0191
Tom Farmer28903.2171
Steve Sucic7182.690
Ralph Ruthstrom2-4-2.010
Jim Hardy10-10-1.060
Bob Waterfield16-60-3.861
Team Totals40516834.284t15
Opponents Totals40213253.313
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bob Waterfield25112712710717477.013.857176.8176.867.6
Jim Hardy642424332854.511.96023.1710.922.7
Fred Gehrke11102929.029.02900.000.0118.8
Kenny Washington8117192.419.01900.000.039.6
Tom Farmer200200.000.000.039.6
Team Totals32615315314920806.413.660195.8247.456.5
Opponents Totals26511211213021548.119.2217.9238.761.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Benton6398115.6576
Steve Pritko1818510.3292
Fred Gehrke11837.521t2
Tom Harmon1019919.945t2
Jack Banta88110.1321
Ray Hamilton89211.5160
Red Hickey821326.6603
Tom Farmer6172.8130
Kenny Washington68313.8200
Bob Shaw46315.828t2
Woody Strode4379.3190
Jack Wilson33010.0151
Mike Holovak263.080
Ralph Ruthstrom199.090
Steve Sucic111.010
Team Totals153208013.66019
Opponents Totals112215419.221
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Waterfield57214.4280
Riley Matheson4112.870
Tom Harmon39732.385t1
Fred Gehrke36321.0410
Jack Banta24422.0390
Jack Wilson13232.0320
Roger Harding11414.0140
Jim Hardy188.080
Jake Fawcett155.050
Fred Naumetz111.010
Les Lear100.000
Team Totals2337616.385t1
Opponents Totals2438616.10
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bob Waterfield39174344.7650
Jim Hardy520941.8470
Jack Banta14444.0440
Team Totals45199644.465035035.3
Opponents Totals51206040.429533.1
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Fred Gehrke8597.4200
Jack Wilson59919.8700
Tom Harmon55711.4210
Tom Farmer44010.0130
Jack Banta22613.0240
Bob Waterfield11212.0120
Ralph Ruthstrom122.020
Team Totals2629511.3700
Opponents Totals2735013.00
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Fred Gehrke818623.3280
Jack Banta814217.8330
Jack Wilson614524.2680
Tom Harmon613422.3310
Tom Farmer412932.3920
Pat West44912.3190
Kenny Washington23919.5240
Bob Shaw15252.052t1
Steve Sucic12020.0200
Mike Holovak11818.0180
Red Hickey11414.0140
Woody Strode166.060
Team Totals4388720.6921
Opponents Totals52130125.01
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Jack Banta421360
Jim Benton100000
Gil Bouley0003300
Roger Eason0001100
Tom Farmer111200
Fred Gehrke200000
Ray Hamilton0001100
Roger Harding100000
Jim Hardy210100
Tom Harmon201100
Mike Holovak200000
Mike Lazetich0002200
Riley Matheson0001100
Joe Pasqua0001100
Steve Pritko0001100
Ralph Ruthstrom200000
Elbie Schultz00022150
Bob Shaw00022140
Steve Sucic1101-40
Kenny Washington200000
Bob Waterfield630300
Pat West410100
Jack Wilson0010100
Team Totals3120111526310
Opponents Totals35152020400
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