This week in History: 10-22


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1922 - Canton Bulldogs 22, Akron Pros 0
Canton completely dominated the Pros in Akron. The Bulldogs racked up 19 first downs to none for Akron. The Pros, in fact, never once got inside Canton territory the entire game.

Forbes Field program from 10-22-61 game against Cleveland (click image to enlarge)

1944 - Philadelphia Eagles 38, Boston Yanks 0
The Eagles, behind a high-powered running attack, routed the Boston Yanks in Philadelphia. The Eagles wasted little time as they scored on a four-play drive just 1:42 into the game.

1961 - Cleveland Browns 30, Pittsburgh Steelers 28
Bobby Mitchell scored three touchdowns and Lou Groza added three field goals as the Browns came from behind twice to down the Steelers in a wild game at Pittsburgh.

1972 - Miami Dolphins 24, Buffalo Bills 23
The Dolphins faced the biggest scare of their '72 undefeated season as the team rallied to down division rival Buffalo by one point. Quarterback Earl Morrall played his first full game in relief of the injured Bob Griese.

1989 - Denver Broncos 24, Seattle Seahawks 21
After trailing 14-0 in the third quarter, the Broncos battled back and John Elway hooked up with Vance Johnson on a 54-yard TD pass with 2:19 remaining to send the game into overtime. David Treadwell sealed the win on a 27-yard field goal in OT.

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