1934 Cincinnati Reds (NFL) season
The 1934 Cincinnati Reds season was their second and final in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 3–6–1, losing eight games. They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second consecutive season. The team was shut out in six of their eight games, losing 64–0 in Week 8 and folding as a franchise.
|1934 Cincinnati Reds (NFL) season|
|Head coach||Algy Clark|
|Home field||see below|
|Division place||6th NFL Western|
|Playoff finish||Did not qualify|
The team played each of the four home games at different stadiums: Crosley Field, Dayton's Triangle Park, Portsmouth's Universal Stadium, and Xavier University's Corcoran Stadium in a rare night game against the Chicago Cardinals.
The 1934 Reds surrendered 6.40 rushing yards per attempt, the worst figure in professional football history. They are the only team in NFL history to surrender more than five yards per carry.
The team was purchased by the St. Louis Gunners, who finished out the remainder of the Reds' schedule.
|1||September 9||at Pittsburgh Pirates||L 0–13||0–1||Forbes Field||Recap|
|3||September 23||Chicago Cardinals||L 0–9||0–2||Triangle Park||Recap|
|4||September 30||Chicago Bears||L 3–21||0–3||Crosley Field||Recap|
|5||October 7||Chicago Cardinals||L 0–16||0–4||Corcoran Stadium||Recap|
|6||October 14||at Green Bay Packers||L 0–41||0–5||City Stadium||Recap|
|7||October 21||at Chicago Bears||L 7–41||0–6||Wrigley Field||Recap|
|8||October 28||Detroit Lions||L 0–38||0–7||Universal Stadium||Recap|
|9||November 6||at Philadelphia Eagles||L 0–64||0–8||Baker Bowl||Recap|
|NFL Western Division|
|Green Bay Packers||7||6||0||.538||4–5||156||112||W1|
|St. Louis Gunners||1||2||0||.333||0–2||27||61||L2|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
- 1934 Cincinnati Reds
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