|1934 Philadelphia Eagles season|
|Head coach||Lud Wray|
|Home field||Baker Bowl|
|Division place||3rd NFL Eastern|
|Playoff finish||Did not qualify|
The 1934 Philadelphia Eagles season was their second in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 3–5–1, losing seven games. They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second consecutive season. However, on an interesting note, all of Philadelphia's wins were shutouts. Not only that, but the team allowed 7.7 points per game (the best in franchise history). They allowed 7 points or less 5 times, and were 4-1 in those games.
The Eagles held their preseason training camp in the New Jersey resort city of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
|1||September 16, 1934||at Green Bay Packers||L 19–6|
|2||September 26, 1934||at Pittsburgh Pirates||W 17–0|
|3||October 7, 1934||Pittsburgh Pirates||L 9–7|
|4||October 14, 1934||Detroit Lions||L 10–0|
|5||October 21, 1934||at Boston Redskins||L 6–0|
|6||October 28, 1934||at New York Giants||L 17–0|
|7||November 6, 1934||Cincinnati Reds||W 64–0|
|8||November 11, 1934||Brooklyn Dodgers||L 10–7|
|9||November 18, 1934||Boston Redskins||L 14–7|
|10||November 25, 1934||at Brooklyn Dodgers||W 13–0|
|11||December 2, 1934||New York Giants||W 6–0|
|NFL Eastern Division|
|New York Giants||8||5||0||.615||7–1||147||107||L1|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
In their second year of existence the Eagles failed to play for the NFL Championship.
(All time List of Philadelphia Eagles players in franchise history)
Being a 2nd year expansion team the Eagles were mostly stocked with Rookies and 1st or 2nd years players. This was before the NFL Draft was started. All the NFL teams competed for the same players in an open market.
A List of the 1933 Philadelphia Eagles.
|Lud Wray||40||Coach||1934 record
|As Eagles Coach
|Dan Barnhart||22||TB||1||0||200||6–0||Rookie||Centenary and |
St. Mary's (CA)
|Joe Carter||24||E||11||10||201||6–1||1||Austin and SMU|
|Algy Clark||?||B||3||0||190||5–10||4||Ohio State|
|Chuck Hajek||24||C-LB||11||2||210||6–1||Rookie||Northwestern and |
|George Kavel||24||HB||1||0||170||5–11||Rookie||Carnegie Mellon|
|George Kenneally||32||E||11||10||190||6–1||8||St. Bonaventure University|
|Red Kirkman||29||B||10||7||195||6–1||1||Case Western Reserve and |
Washington & Jefferson
|Jack Knapper||24||B||2||0||190||6–3||Rookie||Ottawa (KS)|
|Jim Leonard||24||B||9||5||204||6–0||Rookie||Notre Dame|
|Ed Storm||27||B||10||5||195||6–1||1||Santa Clara|
|Jim Zyntell||24||G||8||5||200||6–1||1||Holy Cross|
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Awards and honors
- Tom "Swede" Hanson ties as NFL Leader in Rushing Attempts with 146 attempts
- Tom Hanson finishes 2nd in yards rushing with 805 yards.
- Joe Carter ties for league lead with 16 receptions, and Receiving yards with 14.9 yards/catch.
- Joe Carter finished 2nd in 4 Receiving TDs
- Ed Matesic ties for league lead in Interception TD Returns with 1
- Al Weiner finished the season with only 1 FG with. The leader Jack Manders had 10, and 5 finished second with 4 each.