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The 1947 Boston Yanks season was their fourth in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 2-8-1, winning four games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.


1947 Boston Yanks season
Head Coach Clipper Smith
Home Field
Results
Record 4-7-1
Place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1946 1948

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 29, 1947 New York Giants T 7-7
2 October 5, 1947 Detroit Lions L 21-7
3 October 12, 1947 Pittsburgh Steelers L 30-14
4 October 19, 1947 at New York Giants W 14-0
5 October 26, 1947 at Chicago Cardinals L 27-7
6 November 2, 1947 Chicago Bears L 28-24
7 November 9, 1947 at Los Angeles Rams W 27-16
8 November 16, 1947 at Philadelphia Eagles L 32-0
9 November 23, 1947 Philadelphia Eagles W 21-14
10 November 30, 1947 Washington Redskins W 27-24
11 December 7, 1947 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 17-7
12 December 14, 1947 at Washington Redskins L 40-13

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Philadelphia Eagles 8 4 0 .667 308 242 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 8 4 0 .667 240 259 W-1
Boston Yanks 4 7 1 .364 168 256 L-2
Washington Redskins 4 8 0 .333 295 367 W-1
New York Giants 2 8 2 .200 190 309 L-1

ReferencesEdit


Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Detroit
Pittsburgh Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
1947 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: 1947 AAFC Season

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