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1940 NFL Season

In 1940 the Washington Redskins finished with the best record in the league at 9 and 2. Sammy Baugh led the league in passing yards with 1,367, Whizzer White led the league in rushing yards with 514 and Don Looney lead the league in receiving yards with 707. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Ace Parker with 13.76 points per game, Cecil Isbell with 12.68 points per game and Parker Hall with 10.81 points per game.
1940 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
Ace Parker was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1940. He produced 151.40 fantasy points in 11 games for an average of 13.76 points a game. Statistically, he had 49 pass completions for 817 yards and 10 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Sammy Baugh with 1,367 passing yards and 12 td passes and Hugh McCullough with 529 yards passing and 4 td tosses.Tuffy Leemans with 159 yards passing and 2 td tosses.Cotton Price with 456 yards passing and 3 td tosses.Davey O'Brien with 1,290 yards passing and 5 td tosses.Billy Patterson with 529 yards passing and 3 td tosses.Bernie Masterson with 212 yards passing and 2 td tosses.Roy Zimmerman with 53 yards passing and 0 td tosses.Kay Eakin with 199 yards passing and 0 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Ace Parker13.76
Sammy Baugh9.63
Hugh McCullough7.75
Tuffy Leemans6.74
Cotton Price6.22
Davey O'Brien6.14
Billy Patterson4.78
Bernie Masterson3.13
Roy Zimmerman2.56
Kay Eakin1.71
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1940 was Parker Hall. He averaged 10.81 fantasy points per game for 11 games for a total of 118.90 points. He also had 365 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Dick Todd with 408 rushing yards and 115.25 fantasy points and Johnny Drake with 480 yards rushing and 114.85 fantasy points.Jimmy Johnston with 256 yards rushing and 79.10 fantasy points.George McAfee with 253 yards rushing and 57.65 fantasy points.Lloyd Cardwell with 186 yards rushing and 54.05 fantasy points.Dick Riffle with 238 yards rushing and 56.70 fantasy points.Andy Uram with 270 yards rushing and 54.40 fantasy points.Sid Luckman with -65 yards rushing and 52.55 fantasy points.Lou Tomasetti with 246 yards rushing and 44.55 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Parker Hall10.81
Dick Todd10.48
Johnny Drake10.44
Jimmy Johnston7.19
George McAfee5.77
Lloyd Cardwell5.40
Dick Riffle5.15
Andy Uram4.95
Sid Luckman4.78
Lou Tomasetti4.46
*Fantasy Point Calculation Formula
 
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