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1936 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head Coach Bert Bell
Home Field Philadelphia Municipal Stadium
Results
Record 1–11
Place 5th NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1935 1937

The 1936 Philadelphia Eagles season was their fourth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 2–9, winning only one game.[1] Being shutout in six of their twelve games, the team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

The 1936 NFL Draft was held in Philadelphia and The Eagles had the first pick. Jay Berwanger a Halfback from the University of Chicago was selected. He selected not to play in the NFL. Later in year he was traded to the Chicago Bears and still refused to play NFL football.

Player SelectionsEdit

The table shows the Eagles selections and what picks they had that were traded away and the team that ended up with that pick[2] It is possible the Eagles' pick ended up with this team via another team that the Eagles made a trade with. Not shown are acquired picks that the Eagles traded away.

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer
Rd Pick # Player Position College
1 1 Jay Berwanger [4] HalfbackUniversity of Chicago
2 10 John McCauley Back Rice University
3 19 Wes Muller Center Stanford University
4 28 Bill WallaceBack Rice University
5 37 Harry ShufordBack Southern Methodist University
6 46 Al BarabasBackColumbia
7 55 Jac WellerGuardPrinceton University
8 64 Pepper ConstableBackPrinceton University
9 73 Paul PaukBackPrinceton University

Regular SeasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 13, 1936 New York Giants W 10–7
2 September 20, 1936 Boston Redskins L 26–3
3 September 27, 1936 Chicago Bears L 17–0
4 October 4, 1936 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 18–0
5 October 11, 1936 Detroit Lions L 23–0
6 October 14, 1936 at Pittsburgh Pirates L 17–0
7 October 18, 1936 at Boston Redskins L 17–7
8 October 25, 1936 at New York Giants L 21–17
9 November 5, 1936 Pittsburgh Pirates L 6–0
10 November 8, 1936 at Chicago Cardinals L 13–0
11 November 22, 1936 Chicago Bears L 28–7
12 November 29, 1936 Brooklyn Dodgers L 13–7

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Boston Redskins 7 5 0 .583 149 110 W-3
Pittsburgh Pirates 6 6 0 .500 98 187 L-3
New York Giants 5 6 1 .455 115 163 L-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 3 8 1 .273 92 161 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 11 0 .083 51 206 L-11

1936 RosterEdit

(All time List of Philadelphia Eagles players in franchise history)

The Eagles had 12 rookies and 8 players with 2 years experience or less on their roster. Eleven of the 26 members on the team went to school with in 15 miles of Philadelphia.

NO. Player AGE POS GP GS WT HT YRS College
Bert Bell 41 Coach 1936 record
1–11
NFL-Eagles Lifetime
1–11
1st Pennsylvania
Reds Bassman23HB801805–11RookieUrsinus
Bill Brian23T-C-LB952106–21Gonzaga
Art Buss25T 12 12219 6–3 2 Michigan State
Joe Carter26E992016–13Austin,SMU
Glenn Frey 24 B 12 8 193 5–10Rookie Temple
Rudy Gollomb26G402055–11RookieCarroll (WI),Wisconsin
Swede Hanson 29 B 12 10192 6–1 5Temple
Don Jackson23TB-DB1021845–11RookieNorth Carolina
Carl Kane23B 1 0 1955–11RookiesSt. Louis
John Kusko22 B 12 1 1945–11RookieTemple
Jim Leonard 26 B 10 102046–02Notre Dame
Jim MacMurdo 27T-G99209 6–1 4Pittsburgh
Eggs Manske 24E12111856–0 1 Northwestern
Walt Masters29B201925–10RookiePennsylvania
Forrest McPherson25G-C-T12112335–111 Nebraska
George Mulligan22E901986–1RookieCatholic
Max Padlow 24E 1 01996–1 1 Ohio State
Joe Pilconis 25 E 2 4 189 6–1 2Temple
Joe Pivarnik24G602175–9RookieNotre Dame
Hank Reese27C-G10102145–113Temple
Jim Russell 28 G-T 11 10210 5–11RookieTemple
Dave Smukler22FB-LB1082266–1RookieMissouri,Temple
Pete Stevens 27 C 4 2215 6–0 Rookie Temple
Stumpy Thomason30B1291895–76Georgia Tech
Vince Zizak 28G-T1032085–82Villanova
26 Players
Team Average
25.3 12 202.4 5–11.5 1.3

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1936 Philadelphia Eagles
  2. Pro Football Hall of Fame. "1936 NFL Draft sorted by team.". http://www.profootballhof.com/history/release.aspx?release_id=1423.
  3. Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  4. Jay Berwanger, First winner of the Heisman Trophy award in 1935"Heisman Trophy". http://www.heisman.com/winners/j-berwanger35.html. Retrieved 2008-08-04.[dead link]
East West
Boston Chicago Bears
Brooklyn Chicago Cardinals
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh
1936 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: American Football League

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