1933 Cincinnati Reds (NFL) season

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1933 Cincinnati Reds (NFL) season
Head coachAl Jolley and Mike Palm
Results
Record3–6–1
Division place4th NFL Western
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1933 Cincinnati Reds season was their inaugural season in the National Football League. The team started 0–5-1, before finishing 3–6–1[1] and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

The Reds had one of the most anemic offenses in the history of the National Football league, setting records in futility for fewest yards, passing attempts, pass completions and passing touchdowns in a season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 17, 1933 at Portsmouth Spartans L 0-21
2 October 8, 1933 Chicago Cardinals L 0-3
3 October 11, 1933 at Pittsburgh Pirates L 3-17
4 October 15, 1933 Brooklyn Dodgers L 0-27
5 October 22, 1933 Pittsburgh Pirates T 0–0
6 November 5, 1933 Philadelphia Eagles L 0-6
7 November 12, 1933 at Chicago Cardinals W 12–9
8 November 19, 1933 Portsmouth Spartans W 10–7
9 November 26, 1933 at Philadelphia Eagles L 3-20
10 December 3, 1933 Brooklyn Dodgers W 10–0

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 10 2 1 .833 7–0 133 82 W4
Portsmouth Spartans 6 5 0 .545 3–4 128 87 L3
Green Bay Packers 5 7 1 .417 2–4 170 107 L1
Cincinnati Reds 3 6 1 .333 2–2 38 110 W1
Chicago Cardinals 1 9 1 .100 1–5 52 101 T1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

NFL Records[edit]

  • Fewest Yards Gained, Season, 1,150
  • Fewest Passes Attempted, Season, 102
  • Fewest Passes Completed, Season, 25
  • Fewest Touchdowns, Passing, Season, 0 (zero)

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