1947 Figment Boston Americans Season Summary - Final
Record (4-8)
Wk Result Opponent
2 L 27-28 at Philadelphia
3 L 17-21 Pittsburgh
4 W 21-14 New York
5 L 20-28 at Detroit
6 L 17-39 Chi Wildcats
7 L 3-28 Philadelphia
8 W 37-21 at Pittsburgh
9 L 16-19 at Cincinnati
10 W 42-38 Cleveland
11 L 13-21 at Washington
12 W 34-30 at New York
13 L 14-17 Washington
Team Statistics
Americans Opp.
Total First Downs 231 249
Rushing 64 115
Passing 150 112
Penalty 17 22
Third Down: Made/Att 68-175 71-167
Third Down Pct. 38.9 42.5
Fourth Down: Made/Att 14-23 10-13
Fourth Down Pct. 60.9 76.9
Red Zone: Made/Att 34-51 35-47
Red Zone Pct. 66.7 74.5
Total Net Yards 4365 4419
Avg.Per Game 363.8 368.3
Total Plays 854 856
Avg.Per Play 5.1 5.2
Net Yards Rushing 1357 2180
Avg.Per Game 113.1 181.7
Total Rushes 408 488
Net Yards Passing 3008 2239
Avg.Per Game 250.7 186.6
Sacked-Yds Lost 43-276 26-177
Att-Completions 403-223 342-166
Completion Pct. 55.3 48.5
Had Intercepted 16 28
Punts-Avg. 63-40.4 67-42.9
Net Punting Avg. 33.0 37.1
Penalties-Yards Lost 70-696 79-685
Fumbles-Ball Lost 30-20 25-9
Touchdowns 35 42
Rushing 7 18
Passing 26 21
Returns 2 3
Total Pts. 261 304
Avg. Time of Poss. 28:54 31:06
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PASSING Att Cmp Pct Yds Lng TD Int Sk SkY Rate
D.Thomas 397 221 55.7 3,248 72 26 15 43 276 88.6
Balfour 1 1 100.0 26 26 0 0 0 0 118.8
Greene 5 1 20.0 10 10 0 1 0 0 0.0
Americans 403 223 55.3 3,284 72 26 16 43 276 87.1
Opponents 342 166 48.5 2,416 54 21 28 26 177 58.3
SCORING R P Ret PAT FG Saf Pts
Balfour 2 5 0 30 7 0 93
Ericksen 0 6 0 0 0 0 36
E.Johnson 0 4 0 0 0 0 24
Fulmer 3 1 0 0 0 0 24
Wright 0 3 0 0 0 0 18
D.Thomas 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
Bennett 0 2 0 0 0 0 12
Zelmer 0 2 0 0 0 0 12
Childress 0 2 0 0 0 0 12
Diekevers 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Dickinson 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Ranz 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Americans 7 26 2 30 7 0 261
Opponents 18 21 3 38 4 1 304
FIELD GOALS 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50
Balfour 1/2 4/8 2/6 0/0 0/0
Americans 1/2 4/8 2/6 0/0 0/0
Opponents 1/3 1/3 2/3 0/1 0/0
RUSHING Att Yards Avg Long TD
Fulmer 120 385 3.2 14 3
Kugler 67 292 4.4 25 0
Ericksen 56 186 3.3 46 0
E.Johnson 54 146 2.7 13 0
Balfour 40 126 3.2 25 2
D.Thomas 39 92 2.4 17 2
Kelly 11 66 6.0 18 0
Diekevers 14 47 3.4 9 0
Bennett 5 14 2.8 12 0
Wright 2 3 1.5 2 0
Americans 408 1,357 3.3 46 7
Opponents 488 2,180 4.5 49 18
RECEIVING Rec Yards Avg Long TD
Ericksen 51 686 13.5 53 6
E.Johnson 38 636 16.7 72 4
Zelmer 28 388 13.9 28 2
Wright 19 514 27.1 68 3
Fulmer 17 177 10.4 27 1
Balfour 15 163 10.9 38 5
Bennett 13 169 13.0 38 2
Childress 13 203 15.6 64 2
Diekevers 8 89 11.1 26 1
Kelly 6 83 13.8 33 0
Kugler 5 49 9.8 14 0
Walsh 4 65 16.3 20 0
Moore 3 36 12.0 26 0
Adams 2 22 11.0 12 0
McGuire 1 4 4.0 4 0
Americans 223 3,284 14.7 72 26
Opponents 166 2,416 14.6 54 21
PUNT RETURNS No FC Yds Avg Lng TD
E.Johnson 23 6 295 12.8 21 0
Kleinhans 3 4 45 15.0 19 0
Kelly 2 2 21 10.5 18 0
Balfour 3 1 24 8.0 13 0
Americans 31 13 385 12.4 21 0
Opponents 28 9 462 16.5 86 2
KO RETURNS No Yds Avg Long TD
E.Johnson 22 470 21.4 46 0
Kelly 8 188 23.5 41 0
Ericksen 9 185 20.6 25 0
Balfour 2 28 14.0 15 0
Bennett 1 13 13.0 13 0
Americans 42 884 21.0 46 0
Opponents 42 973 23.2 74 0
PUNTING Att Yds GAvg In20 Long
D.Thomas 34 1,533 45.1 10 72
Balfour 29 1,011 34.9 5 49
Americans 63 2,544 40.4 15 72
Opponents 67 2,873 42.9 18 76
INTERCEPTIONS No Yds Long TD
Kelly 7 106 24 0
Diekevers 4 11 6 0
Balfour 4 124 68 0
Ranz 3 89 78 1
Bennett 3 14 9 0
Ericksen 2 14 8 0
Dickinson 2 52 31 0
Nixon 2 8 4 0
Neher 1 0 0 0
Americans 28 418 78 1
Opponents 16 92 36 0
SACKS No Yds SAF
Americans 26 177 0
Opponents 43 276 1