FRANCHISES JOINING : NFL - Cleveland Rams (AFL), AFL - Los Angeles Bulldogs, Cincinnati Bengals FRANCHISES MOVING : NFL - Boston Redskins to Washington Redskins FRANCHISES FOLDING AFTER 1936 SEASON : AFL - Rochester Braves
WEEK ONE
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 5
PITTSBURGH 27, Philadelphia 14
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
Pittsburgh     1  0 0  27  14 GREEN BAY      0  0 0  0   0
Washington     0  0 0   0   0 Detroit        0  0 0  0   0
Brooklyn       0  0 0   0   0 Chi Bears      0  0 0  0   0
New York       0  0 0   0   0 Chi Cards      0  0 0  0   0
Philadelphia   0  1 0  14  27 Cleveland      0  0 0  0   0
WEEK TWO
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 10
Brooklyn 13, PHILADELPHIA 7
Detroit 28, CLEVELAND 0
A-Los Angeles 21, PITTSBURGH 0
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12
Chi Cards 14, GREEN BAY 7
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
Pittsburgh     1  0 0  27  14 Chi Cards      1  0 0  14   7
Brooklyn       1  0 0  13   7 Detroit        1  0 0  28   0
Washington     0  0 0   0   0 Chi Bears      0  0 0   0   0
New York       0  0 0   0   0 GREEN BAY      0  1 0   7  14
Philadelphia   0  2 0  21  40 Cleveland      0  1 0   0  28
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    1  0 0  21   0 New York       0  0 0   0   0
Boston         0  0 0   0   0 Cincinnati     0  0 0   0   0
Rochester      0  0 0   0   0 Pittsburgh     0  1 0   0  21
WEEK THREE
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 16
WASHINGTON 13, New York 3
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 19
Pittsburgh 21, BROOKLYN 0
Chi Bears 14, GREEN BAY 2
DETROIT 16, Chi Cards 7
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
Pittsburgh     2  0 0  48  14 Detroit        2  0 0  44   7
Washington     1  0 0  13   3 Chi Bears      1  0 0  14   2
Brooklyn       1  1 0  13  28 Chi Cards      1  1 0  21  23
New York       0  1 0   3  13 Cleveland      0  1 0   0  28
Philadelphia   0  2 0  21  40 GREEN BAY      0  2 0   9  28
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    1  0 0  21   0 New York       0  0 0   0   0
Boston         0  0 0   0   0 Cincinnati     0  0 0   0   0
Rochester      0  0 0   0   0 Pittsburgh     0  1 0   0  21
WEEK FOUR
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 21
Cleveland 21, PHILADELPHIA 3
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 22
A-Los Angeles 27, NEW YORK 6
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24
Chi Cards 21, WASHINGTON 14
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 26
BROOKLYN 9, Cleveland 7
New York 10, PITTSBURGH 7
PHILADELPHIA 6, Cards 6 (T)
A-Boston 16, ROCHESTER 0
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
Pittsburgh     2  1 0  55  24 Detroit        2  0 0  44   7
Brooklyn       2  1 0  22  35 Chi Bears      1  0 0  14   2
Washington     1  1 0  27  24 Chi Cards      2  1 1  48  43
New York       1  1 0  13  20 Cleveland      1  2 0  28  40
Philadelphia   0  3 1  30  67 GREEN BAY      0  2 0   9  28
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    2  0 0  48   6 New York       0  1 0   6  27
Boston         1  0 0  16   0 Rochester      0  1 0   0  16
Cincinnati     0  0 0   0   0 Pittsburgh     0  1 0   0  21
WEEK FIVE
SUNDAY OCTOBER 3
New York 16, PHILADELPHIA 7
GREEN BAY 26, Detroit 6
WASHINGTON 11, Brooklyn 7
Chi Cards 6, CLEVELAND 0
A-Los Angeles 20, ROCHESTER 9
MONDAY OCTOBER 4
Chi Bears 7, PITTSBURGH 0
TUESDAY OCTOBER 5
A-CINCINNATI 21, Pittsburgh 0
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
Washington     2  1 0  38  31 Chi Bears      2  0 0  21   2
New York       2  1 0  29  27 Chi Cards      3  1 1  54  43
Pittsburgh     2  2 0  55  31 Detroit        2  1 0  50  33
Brooklyn       2  2 0  29  46 GREEN BAY      1  2 0  35  34
Philadelphia   0  4 1  37  83 Cleveland      1  3 0  28  46
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    3  0 0  68  15 New York       0  1 0   6  27
Boston         1  0 0  16   0 Rochester      0  2 0   9  36
Cincinnati     1  0 0  21   0 Pittsburgh     0  2 0   0  42
WEEK SIX
SUNDAY OCTOBER 10
Chi Bears 20, CLEVELAND 2
DETROIT 7, Pittsburgh 3
Philadelphia 14, WASHINGTON 0
A-ROCHESTER 17, Cincinnati 14
Green Bay 34, Cards 13 at Milwaukee
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
New York       2  1 0  29  27 Chi Bears      3  0 0  41   4
Washington     2  2 0  38  45 Detroit        3  1 0  57  36
Brooklyn       2  2 0  29  46 Chi Cards      3  2 1  67  77
Pittsburgh     2  3 0  58  38 GREEN BAY      2  2 0  69  47
Philadelphia   1  4 1  51  83 Cleveland      1  4 0  30  66
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    3  0 0  68  15 Rochester      1  2 0  26  50
Boston         1  0 0  16   0 New York       0  1 0   6  27
Cincinnati     1  1 0  35  17 Pittsburgh     0  2 0   0  42
WEEK SEVEN
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 13
A-Los Angeles 14, BOSTON 0
SUNDAY OCTOBER 17
NEW YORK 21, Philadelphia 0
WASHINGTON 34, Pittsburgh 20
CHI BEARS 16, Chi Cards 7
Green Bay 35, CLEVELAND 10
DETROIT 30, Brooklyn 0
A-Rochester 6, BOSTON 0
A-Cincinnati 17, New York 17 (T)
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
New York       3  1 0  50  27 Chi Bears      4  0 0  57  11
Washington     3  2 0  72  65 Detroit        4  1 0  87  36
Brooklyn       2  3 0  29  76 GREEN BAY      3  2 0 104  57
Pittsburgh     2  4 0  78  72 Chi Cards      3  3 1  74  93
Philadelphia   1  5 1  51 104 Cleveland      1  5 0  40 101
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    4  0 0  82  15 Boston         1  2 0  16  20
Rochester      2  2 0  32  50 New York       0  1 1  23  44
Cincinnati     1  1 1  52  34 Pittsburgh     0  2 0   0  42
WEEK EIGHT
SUNDAY OCTOBER 24
NEW YORK 21, Brooklyn 0
Washington 10, PHILADELPHIA 7
Chi Cards 13, PITTSBURGH 7
GREEN BAY 35, Cleveland 7
CHI BEARS 28, Detroit 20
A-BOSTON 27, Pittsburgh 7
A-L. Angeles 17, CINCINNATI 7
A-ROCHESTER 24, New York 0
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
New York       4  1 0  71  27 Chi Bears      5  0 0  85  31
Washington     4  2 0  82  72 Detroit        4  2 0 107  64
Brooklyn       2  4 0  29  97 GREEN BAY      4  2 0 139  64
Pittsburgh     2  5 0  85  85 Chi Cards      4  3 1  87 100
Philadelphia   1  6 1  58 114 Cleveland      1  6 0  47 136
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    5  0 0  99  22 Cincinnati     1  2 1  59  51
Rochester      3  2 0  56  50 New York       0  2 1  23  68
Boston         2  2 0  43  27 Pittsburgh     0  3 0   7  69
NOTE: AFL Pittsburgh Americans folded (October 27)
WEEK NINE
SUNDAY OCTOBER 31
Green Bay 14, DETROIT 13
NEW YORK 3, Bears 3 (T)
Washington 21, BROOKLYN 0
CHI CARDS 13, Cleveland 7
PITTSBURGH 16, Philadelphia 7
A-CINCINNATI 17, Rochester 17
A-New York 13, BOSTON 7
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
New York       4  1 1  74  30 Chi Bears      5  0 1 88  34
Washington     5  2 0 103  72 GREEN BAY      5  2 0 153  77
Pittsburgh     3  5 0 101  92 Chi Cards      5  3 1 100 107
Brooklyn       2  5 0  29 118 Detroit        4  3 0 120  78
Philadelphia   1  7 1  65 130 Cleveland      1  7 0  54 149
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    5  0 0  99  22 Cincinnati     1  2 2  76  68
Rochester      3  2 1  73  67 New York       1  2 1  36  75
Boston         2  3 0  50  40 Pittsburgh     0  3 0   7  69
WEEK TEN
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 7
NEW YORK 17, Pittsburgh 0
Green Bay 24, CHI BEARS 14
DETROIT 27, Cleveland 7
Philadelphia 14, BROOKLYN 10
A-NEW YORK 21, Cincinnati 13
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
New York       5  1 1  91  30 Chi Bears      5  1 1 102  58
Washington     5  2 0 103  72 GREEN BAY      6  2 0 177  91
Pittsburgh     3  6 0 101 109 Chi Cards      5  3 1 100 107
Brooklyn       2  6 0  39 132 Detroit        5  3 0 147  85
Philadelphia   2  7 1  79 140 Cleveland      1  8 0  61 176
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    5  0 0  99  22 Boston         2  3 0  50  40
Rochester      3  2 1  73  67 Cincinnati     1  3 2  89  89
New York       2  2 1  57  88 Pittsburgh     0  3 0   7  69
WEEK ELEVEN
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 14
Detroit 17, NEW YORK 0
CHI BEARS 29, Brooklyn 7
PITTSBURGH 21, Washington 13
Green Bay 37, Phil 7 at Milwaukee
A-CINCINNATI 13, Boston 0
A-L. ANGELES 48, Rochester 21
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
New York       5  2 1  91  47 Chi Bears      6  1 1 131  65
Washington     5  3 0 116  93 GREEN BAY      7  2 0 214  98
Pittsburgh     4  6 0 122 122 Detroit        6  3 0 181  85
Brooklyn       2  7 0  46 161 Chi Cards      5  3 1 100 107
Philadelphia   2  8 1  86 177 Cleveland      1  8 0  61 176
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    6  0 0 147  43 Cincinnati     2  3 2 102  89
Rochester      3  3 1  94 115 Boston         2  4 0  50  53
New York       2  2 1  57  88 Pittsburgh     0  3 0   7  69
WEEK TWELVE
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21
Brooklyn 23, PITTSBURGH 0
NEW YORK 10, Green Bay 0
Detroit 16, CHI CARDS 7
Washington 16, CLEVELAND 7
A-LOS ANGELES 45, Boston 26
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
New York       6  2 1 101  47 Chi Bears      6  1 1 131  65
Washington     6  3 0 132 100 GREEN BAY      7  3 0 214 108
Pittsburgh     4  7 0 122 145 Detroit        7  3 0 197  92
Brooklyn       3  7 0  69 161 Chi Cards      5  4 1 107 123
Philadelphia   2  8 1  86 177 Cleveland      1  9 0  68 192
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Los Angeles    7  0 0 192  69 Cincinnati     2  3 2 102  89
Rochester      3  3 1  94 115 Boston         2  5 0  76  98
New York       2  2 1  57  88 Pittsburgh     0  3 0   7  69
WEEK THIRTEEN
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 25
Chi Bears 13, DETROIT 0
BROOKLYN 13, New York 13 (T)
A-LOS ANGELES 27, New York 0
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 28
WASHINGTON 14, Green Bay 6
CHI BEARS 15, Cleveland 7
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
New York       6  2 2 114  60 X-Chi Bears    8  1 1 159  72
Washington     7  3 0 146 106 GREEN BAY      7  4 0 220 122
Pittsburgh     4  7 0 122 145 Detroit        7  4 0 197 105
Brooklyn       3  7 1  82 174 Chi Cards      5  4 1 107 123
Philadelphia   2  8 1  86 177 Cleveland      1 10 0  75 207
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE (FINAL)
Los Angeles    8  0 0 219  69 Cincinnati     2  3 2 102  89
Rochester      3  3 1  94 115 Boston         2  5 0  76  98
New York       2  3 1  57 115 Pittsburgh     0  3 0   7  69
WEEK FOURTEEN
SUNDAY DECEMBER 5
Chi Bears 42, CHI CARDS 28
Washington 49, NEW YORK 14
NFL EASTERN DIVISION          NFL WESTERN DIVISION
X-Washington   8  3 0 195 120 X-Chi Bears    9  1 1 201 100
New York       6  3 2 128 109 GREEN BAY      7  4 0 220 122
Pittsburgh     4  7 0 122 145 Detroit        7  4 0 180 105
Brooklyn       3  7 1  82 174 Chi Cards      5  5 1 135 165
Philadelphia   2  8 1  86 177 Cleveland      1 10 0  75 207
X-Clinched Division Title
1937 NFL TITLE (December 12 at Chicago)
WASHINGTON REDSKINS (8-3) 28, CHICAGO BEARS (9-1-1) 21
Toronto     1  0 0  17  16  2 Hamilton    0  1 0  16  17  0
Montreal    1  0 0  16   7  2 Ottawa      0  1 0   7  16  0
WEEK TWO
SATURDAY OCTOBER 16
OTTAWA 11, Hamilton 0
TORONTO 14, Montreal 0
Toronto     2  0 0  31  16  4 Ottawa      1  1 0  18  16  2
Montreal    1  1 0  16  21  2 Hamilton    0  2 0  16  28  0
WEEK THREE
SATURDAY OCTOBER 23
TORONTO 10, Ottawa 4
HAMILTON 14, Montreal 1
Toronto     3  0 0  41  20  6 Ottawa      1  2 0  22  26  2
Montreal    1  2 0  17  35  2 Hamilton    1  2 0  30  29  2
WEEK FOUR
SATURDAY OCTOBER 30
Toronto 11, OTTAWA 7
Hamilton 3, MONTREAL 2
Toronto     4  0 0  52  27  8 Ottawa      1  3 0  29  37  2
Hamilton    2  2 0  33  31  4 Montreal    1  3 0  19  38  2
WEEK FIVE
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 6
MONTREAL 11, Toronto 2
Ottawa 14, HAMILTON 4
Toronto     4  1 0  54  38  8 Ottawa      2  3 0  43  41  4
Hamilton    2  3 0  37  45  4 Montreal    2  3 0  30  40  4
WEEK SIX
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13
TORONTO 18, Hamilton 5OTTAWA 9, Montreal 5
Toronto     5  1 0  72  43 10 Hamilton    2  4 0  42  63  6
Ottawa      3  3 0  52  46  6 Montreal    2  4 0  35  49  4
IRFU FINALS (Toronto wins series, 21-16)
November 20 - Ottawa 15, TORONTO 11
November 27 - Toronto 10, OTTAWA 1
EASTERN SEMI-FINAL: November 20 - Sarnia 63, WESTMOUNT 0
EASTERN FINAL: December 4 - Toronto 10, SARNIA 6
1937 GREY CUP GAME (Saturday, December 11 at Toronto - 11,552)
TORONTO ARGONAUTS (7-2) 4, WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS (5-5) 3 - The Argo Bounce was born in 1937 as the Toronto Argonauts won the Grey Cup by the narrowest of margins for the second time in five years. A total of 11,522 fans braved the elements at Varsity Stadium as a bitter north-west wind made for less than ideal football conditions. The Blue Bombers opened the scoring with a single point, but came close to scoring a touchdown. Bob Fritz, Winnipeg’s player-coach, picked up Art West’s fumble and streaked down the right sideline with a clear route between him and the Toronto end zone. Toronto’s Bob Isbister made a diving tackle, tripping up Fritz inside the Argonaut 10. Following two failed plunges, Steve Olander dropped back and kicked a rouge. The Boatmen soon took the lead for good when Fritz Hanson dropped a kick from Isbister, allowing Toronto’s Bill Bryers to recover the loose football at the Winnipeg 20. Earl Selkirk, filling in for the hospitalized Annis Stukus, booted a perfect placement from an awkward angle. Winnipeg looked to have taken the lead when Bill Stukus muffed an Olander punt, allowing Bill Ceretti to pick up the fumble and run towards the end zone. The play was called back, however, as a no yards penalty was assessed to the Blue Bombers. The Blue Bombers had other opportunities to take the lead. A forward pass from Fritz to Jeff Nicklin and a lateral from Nicklin to Bud Marquardt allowed Greg Kabat to attempt a field goal from 40 yards out, which he missed. West’s second fumble of the game gave the Blue Bombers another chance at a placement in the second quarter, but Olander kicked low and wide for a single point. Toronto took a 4-2 lead when Isbister booted a 70-yard punt. Winnipeg cut its deficit in half in the third quarter as Herb Peschel gathered a failed lateral by Stukus and was stopped near the Toronto 35. The Blue Bombers attempted another field goal, but Kabat missed again for a single point. That was as close as the Blue Bombers would get to the Argos. The Argo Bounce came to life when Marquardt blocked an attempted punt and he and Toronto’s Teddy Morris raced for the football. The ball bounced right into Morris’ hands. Had Marquardt recovered the pigskin, the Blue Bombers would have had the ball deep in Argonaut territory.
Western Interprovincial Football Union - WEEK ONE
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 4
Calgary 13, WINNIPEG 8
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 6
Calgary 4, REGINA 1
Calgary     2  0 0  17   9  4 Winnipeg    0  1 0   8  13  0
Regina      0  1 0   1   4  0
WEEK TWO
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 11
Winnipeg 11, CALGARY 1
Calgary     2  1 0  18  20  4 Regina      0  1 0   1   4  0
Winnipeg    1  1 0  19  14  2
WEEK THREE
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 18
CALGARY 8, Regina 7
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 20
Winnipeg 6, REGINA 4
Calgary     3  1 0  26  27  6 Regina      0  3 0  12  18  0
Winnipeg    2  1 0  25  18  4
WEEK FOUR
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25
WINNIPEG 12, Regina 0
Calgary     3  1 0  26  27  6 Regina      0  4 0  12  30  0
Winnipeg    3  1 0  37  18  6
WEEK FIVE
SATURDAY OCTOBER 2
CALGARY 11, Regina 0
Calgary     4  1 0  37  27  8 Regina      0  5 0  12  41  0
Winnipeg    3  1 0  37  18  6
WEEK SIX
SATURDAY OCTOBER 9
REGINA 8, Winnipeg 2
MONDAY OCTOBER 11
CALGARY 7, Winnipeg 1
Calgary     5  1 0  44  28 10 Regina      1  5 0  20  43  2
Winnipeg    3  3 0  40  33  6
WEEK SEVEN
SATURDAY OCTOBER 16
WINNIPEG 16, Calgary 2
Calgary     5  2 0  46  44 10 Regina      1  5 0  20  43  2
Winnipeg    4  3 0  56  35  8
WEEK EIGHT
SATURDAY OCTOBER 23
REGINA 26, Calgary 1
Calgary     5  3 0  47  70 10 Regina      2  5 0  46  44  4
Winnipeg    4  3 0  56  35  8
WEEK NINE
SATURDAY OCTOBER 30
Regina 12, WINNIPEG 1
Calgary     5  3 0  48  70 10 Regina      3  5 0  58  45  6
Winnipeg    4  4 0  57  47  8
WIFU FINAL (Winnipeg wins series 19-14)
November 6 - Calgary 13, WINNIPEG 10
November 13 - Winnipeg 9, CALGARY 1

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union - WEEK ONE
SATURDAY OCTOBER 9
Toronto 17, HAMILTON 16
MONTREAL 16, Ottawa 7
1937 - The Year in Football