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1947

1947 NFL Season

In 1947 the Cleveland Browns finished with the best record in the league at 12 and 1 and 1 ties. Sammy Baugh led the league in passing yards with 2,938, Steve Van Buren led the league in rushing yards with 1,008 and Mal Kutner lead the league in receiving yards with 944. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Sammy Baugh with 19.88 points per game, Sid Luckman with 18.58 points per game and Paul Governali with 17.53 points per game.
1947 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
Sammy Baugh was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1947. He produced 238.60 fantasy points in 12 games for an average of 19.88 points a game. Statistically, he had 210 pass completions for 2,938 yards and 25 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Paul Governali with 1,461 passing yards and 14 td passes and Paul Christman with 2,191 yards passing and 17 td tosses.Clyde LeForce with 1,384 yards passing and 13 td tosses.Tommy Thompson with 1,680 yards passing and 16 td tosses.Bob Waterfield with 1,210 yards passing and 8 td tosses.Roy Zimmerman with 867 yards passing and 7 td tosses.Jim Youel with 398 yards passing and 3 td tosses.Jim Hardy with 388 yards passing and 5 td tosses.Nick Sacrinty with 299 yards passing and 5 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Sammy Baugh19.88
Paul Governali17.53
Paul Christman14.47
Clyde LeForce13.61
Tommy Thompson12.43
Bob Waterfield11.65
Roy Zimmerman9.85
Jim Youel6.55
Jim Hardy3.76
Nick Sacrinty2.76
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1947 was Sid Luckman. He averaged 18.58 fantasy points per game for 12 games for a total of 222.95 points. He also had 86 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Steve Van Buren with 1,008 rushing yards and 188.75 fantasy points and Jim Castiglia with 426 yards rushing and 77.00 fantasy points.Steve Lach with 372 yards rushing and 98.65 fantasy points.Elmer Angsman with 412 yards rushing and 96.10 fantasy points.Eddie Saenz with 143 yards rushing and 80.20 fantasy points.Charlie Trippi with 401 yards rushing and 66.55 fantasy points.George McAfee with 209 yards rushing and 69.50 fantasy points.George Franck with 93 yards rushing and 40.55 fantasy points.Ray McLean with 58 yards rushing and 62.05 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Sid Luckman18.58
Steve Van Buren15.73
Jim Castiglia11.00
Steve Lach8.22
Elmer Angsman8.01
Eddie Saenz6.68
Charlie Trippi6.05
George McAfee5.79
George Franck5.79
Ray McLean5.17
Wide Receivers
Hugh Taylor was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1947 with 26 receptions for 511 yards and 6 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 62.25 fantasy points for an average of 6.23 points per game.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Hugh Taylor6.23
*Fantasy Point Calculation Formula
 
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