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1940 Cincinnati Bengals (AFL)

6th place 1-7-0 .125
1940 AFLPrevious SeasonNext SeasonRoster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Dana King
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Wed10/2/1940ABuffalo Indians7-17LBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium8462
Sun10/6/1940ABoston Bears7-29LBoston, MAFenway Park5000
Wed10/9/1940ANew York Yankees13-40LNew York, NYYankee Stadium4296
Sun10/13/1940AMilwaukee Chiefs0-49LWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fairgrounds Dairy Bowl6500
Wed10/16/1940HNew York Yankees-Cincinnati, OHCrosley Field
Sun10/27/1940AColumbus Bullies7-17LColumbus, OHRed Bird Stadium5620
Sun11/3/1940AColumbus Bullies2-21LColumbus, OHRed Bird Stadium4891
Mon11/11/1940HBoston Bears17-13WCharleston, WVLaidley Field2500
Sun11/24/1940HBuffalo IndiansLCincinnati, OHCrosley Field
Sun12/1/1940HMilwaukee Chiefs-Cincinnati, OHCrosley Field
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
Game Score Notes
10/16/1940New York YankeesCanceled
11/11/1940Boston BearsMoved from 11/10 at Cinncinnati, OH
11/24/1940Buffalo IndiansForfeit
12/1/1940Milwaukee ChiefsCanceled
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
83Joe BalestrieriLE6-218024Earlham70
80Dave BernardQB5-919428St. Viator; Mississippi64
90Inman BlackabyRH-FB5-1120524Butler74
65Bob BohrerC5-1118021Cincinnati64
39Wilce CarnesFB6-119024Kentucky74
87Bill GerdesLT6-024027Nebraska-Kearney77
94Jack GregoryRT-LE6-221526Alabama; Tennessee-Chattanooga62
Pete GudauskasRG-LG6-222224Murray State44
John KoprowskiB6-018027Xavier (Ohio)30
Joe KruseC6-220526Xavier (Ohio)32
31Gene LeRoyB5-1016023Denison20
Jack MacKennaE6-119027Xavier (Ohio)20
Lou MarottiLG-RG-RE5-1021025Toledo66
54Bill McRavenRH5-1117022Murray State43
69Bob MergenthalRT6-221529Miami (Ohio)76
81Charles MetzgerLH6-019024Miami (Ohio)73
88OlgisG10
86Johnny PopovQB-RH-LH6-019526Cincinnati75
91Tony PoppRE6-020024Wisconsin; Toledo33
LeRoy RiceC5-1120525McKendree41
51John RogersLE-LH5-1017528Duquesne72
74Al SchmergeRG-E6-019523Xavier (Ohio)73
52Al SheltonRE-LG-T6-120026none54
Paul ShuLH5-1119024Virginia Military Institute33
Frank SmithLG-T203Ohio State41
73Boyce StoneLG5-1121129Samford30
Joe ThesingFB-E5-1119229Notre Dame32
85Argyle WakemanLE6-120028Central Missouri44
82Claude WilsonRG5-10185Cincinnati31
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals091727
Opponents Totals49235064
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Inman Blackaby300018
Bill Gerdes06785.719
Wilce Carnes10006
Pete Gudauskas10006
Bill McRaven10006
John Rogers10006
(Team)000012
Team Totals76785.71153
Opponents Totals26222684.621186
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Inman Blackaby1
Wilce Carnes1
Team Totals2
Opponents Totals12
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Paul Shu2
Dave Bernard1
Johnny Popov1
Team Totals4
Opponents Totals10
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Inman Blackaby2
Bill McRaven1
John Rogers1
Team Totals4
Opponents Totals10
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals3
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Pete Gudauskas1
Team Totals1
Opponents Totals0
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