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1945 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) 5th place Eastern Division 2-8-0 .200
Head Coach: Jim Leonard
Assistant CoachLud Wray
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun9/2/1945NCleveland Rams0-21LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium12696
Wed9/19/1945HGreen Bay Packers12-8WHershey, PAHershey Stadium14521
Tue9/25/1945ABoston Yanks7-28LBoston, MAFenway Park27502Boxscore
Sun10/7/1945HNew York Giants6-34LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field20097Boxscore
Sun10/14/1945HWashington Redskins0-14LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field14050Boxscore
Sun10/21/1945ANew York Giants21-7WNew York, NYPolo Grounds43070Boxscore
Sun10/28/1945HBoston Yanks6-10LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field25447Boxscore
Sun11/4/1945HPhiladelphia Eagles3-45LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field23018Boxscore
Sun11/11/1945HChicago Cardinals23-0WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field13153Boxscore
Sun11/18/1945APhiladelphia Eagles6-30LPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park23838Boxscore
Sun11/25/1945AChicago Bears7-28LChicago, ILWrigley Field20689Boxscore
Sun12/2/1945AWashington Redskins0-24LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium34788Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
43Ben AgajanianK6'019526Compton CC; New Mexico50
69Tom AlberghiniOT-DT5'1020026Holy Cross10
41Tony BovaHB-DB6'119028St. Francis (Pennsylvania)105
Art BrandauC-LB6'221023Tennessee10
55Carl BudaOG-DG5'1122026Creighton; Tulsa30
65Garth ChamberlainOG-DG6'021525Brigham Young50
73Chuck CherundoloC-LB6'121529Penn State65
78Joe CibulasOT-DT6'022024Duquesne40
82Joe CoomerLOT-DT6'528128Austin95
60Carmine DePascalOE-DE6'018827Wichita State10
61Henry DePaulOG-DG5'1122528Duquesne50
71Dick DollyLOE-DE6'321128West Virginia109
72Ted DoyleROT-DT6'222431Nebraska1010
35Bill DudleyTB-DB5'1017524Virginia44
52Paul DuhartHB-DB6'018025Florida32
59Vern FoltzOT-DT6'120527St. Vincent40
80Len FrketichOT-DT6'129028Penn State20
37Jack ItzelFB-LB6'019021Georgetown (DC); Pittsburgh100
32Tommy JarviTB-DB6'020025Northern Illinois20
44Art JonesHB-DB6'218626Richmond72
63George KiickFB-LB6'020028Bucknell53
60Frank KimbleROE-DE6'520528West Virginia93
62John KondrlaOT-DT6'018524St. Vincent10
29Julie KoshlapHB-DB5'1118028Georgetown (DC)10
56Hubbard LawOG-DG6'121024Sam Houston State60
33Jack LowtherTB-DB5'816523Detroit Mercy22
74Johnny LucenteFB-LB5'920023West Virginia106
68Ed McNamaraOT-DT6'222525Holy Cross10
36Al MerkovskyLOG-DG6'122328Pittsburgh1010
52John NaiotiBB-DB5'1018024St. Francis (Pennsylvania)71
51Al NicholsFB-LB5'1020529Temple21
40Mel OdelliHB-DB5'817625Duquesne20
35Al OlszewskiOE-DE6'218525Pittsburgh; Penn State20
64John PatrickFB-LB6'020227Penn State30
18Leon PenseBB-DB-C-LB6'017023Northeastern State; Arkansas108
39John PerkoROG-DG6'120731Duquesne1010
57John PetchelBB-DB5'1118526Duquesne102
11John PetrellaHB-DB5'716025Penn State31
46Joe PierreROE-DE6'018525Pittsburgh107
40Johnny PopovichHB-DB5'816027St. Vincent10
10Al PostusTB-DB5'1018025Villanova20
81Ross SorceOT-DT6'525525Georgetown (DC)10
25Eddie StofkoTB-DB6'119225St. Francis (Pennsylvania)21
75Glen StoughLOT-DT6'524024Duke105
53Morgan TillerOE-DE6'119527Denver100
48Sid TinsleyHB-DB5'916825Clemson90
49Si TitusC-LB6'019527Holy Cross93
15Buist WarrenTB-DB5'1117529Tennessee84
50Al WukitsC-LB6'321328Duquesne31
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Paul Duhart12BFlorida
Jack Dugger212EOhio State
Bill Dellastatious319BMissouriDeclared Ineligible
Roger Adams429CFloridaDeclared Ineligible
Charley Mehelich533EDuquesne
Gregg Browning646EDenver
Mike Wolak756BDuquesne
Tom Hughes866TMissouri
Leon Pense979BArkansas
Art Brandau1089CTennessee
Ray Ball1199BHoly Cross
Frankie Basilone12112BDuquesne
John Monahan13122EDartmouth
Mel Odelli14132BDuquesne
George Connor15145TNotre DameDeclared Ineligible
Jim Ungles16155BKansas State
Jack Itzel17165BPittsburgh
Alex Wizbicki18178BHoly Cross
Jim Landrigan19188TDartmouth
Bill Lilienthal20198TVillanova
Art Price21211BRutgers
Don Malmberg22221BUCLA
Everett Harwell23231EAuburn
Edgar Cain24244BRice
Angelo Carlaccini25254BPittsburgh
Ed Burns26264BBoston College
Glen Stough27277TDuke
Jim Marsh28287TOklahoma State
Ralph Grant29297BBucknellDeclared Ineligible
John Kondrla30310TSt. Vincent
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals2326030
Opponents Totals50693764
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals9656301053436
Opponents Totals1166449361600
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bill Dudley32366.700020
Ben Agajanian01250.044100.0013
Johnny Lucente20000012
Buist Warren20000012
Ted Doyle1000006
Paul Duhart1000006
George Kiick1000006
John Naioti044100.00004
Joe Coomer000010.000
Jack Lowther0010.00000
Team Totals1071070.04580.0079
Opponents Totals30253083.35862.50220
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Ben Agajanian44100.02/21/11/10/00/0
Joe Coomer010.00/0/0/0/0/
Team Totals4580.02/21/11/10/00/0
Opponents Totals5862.51/2/1/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Buist Warren952923.175t2
Johnny Lucente822423.0181
Bill Dudley572043.6323
Art Jones16644.0200
Jack Lowther15543.6170
George Kiick15453.091
John Petrella15332.2110
Tommy Jarvi9242.7110
Tony Bova6111.850
Jack Itzel4112.850
Paul Duhart1170.61
Al Nichols1050.590
Al Postus242.0120
Sid Tinsley530.640
John Petchel221.0150
Leon Pense610.210
Johnny Popovich4-8-2.040
Eddie Stofko13-16-1.260
John Naioti1-17-17.0-170
Team Totals3679512.675t8
Opponents Totals36313473.716
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Buist Warren923639.1463684.010.24700.01010.911.8
Bill Dudley321031.320581.85.83200.026.314.6
Eddie Stofko17741.26945.513.42600.0423.519.9
Tommy Jarvi10440.03505.012.52100.0330.016.7
Al Postus5240.027314.636.55200.0120.047.9
John Petchel11100.0088.08.0800.000.0100.0
Paul Duhart3133.3210.31.0100.000.042.4
Tony Bova100.0100.000.000.039.6
Jack Lowther400.0300.000.0125.00.0
Team Totals1656137.0836524.010.75200.02112.79.8
Opponents Totals18710355.17116178.615.7147.5137.080.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Tony Bova1521514.3520
Johnny Lucente11454.1230
Morgan Tiller1014614.6350
Dick Dolly812215.3470
Art Jones581.660
Frank Kimble2168.0130
John Naioti2147.080
Al Olszewski22814.0220
John Petchel22512.5210
Jack Itzel144.040
George Kiick1-2-2.0-20
Leon Pense13232.0320
Buist Warren1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals6165210.7520
Opponents Totals103161715.714
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Leon Pense33913.0300
Bill Dudley24723.5260
Ted Doyle15050.050t1
Buist Warren11919.0190
Chuck Cherundolo11717.0170
Art Jones11717.0170
Jack Itzel11313.0130
John Petrella188.080
John Petchel144.040
Sid Tinsley1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals1321216.350t1
Opponents Totals2122910.90
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Sid Tinsley57230840.5581
Eddie Stofko310936.3460
Tommy Jarvi26934.5380
Bill Dudley23618.0361
Jack Lowther13535.0350
Team Totals65255739.358229.0
Opponents Totals4833727.4
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Buist Warren1316812.9200
John Petrella6528.7160
Art Jones56212.4200
Bill Dudley5204.060
Jack Lowther23517.5220
Team Totals3133710.9220
Opponents Totals4210.3200
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Buist Warren513727.4330
Johnny Lucente510220.4300
John Petrella38528.3360
Bill Dudley36521.7350
Morgan Tiller34715.7200
Paul Duhart24924.50
Johnny Popovich13939.0390
Art Jones12626.0260
Tony Bova12424.0240
Leon Pense12121.0210
Jack Lowther12020.0200
George Kiick11919.0190
Al Postus11414.0140
Joe Pierre11010.0100
Glen Stough166.060
Team Totals3065221.7390
Opponents Totals250
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Tony Bova121300
Joe Coomer0001100
Ted Doyle0001100
Bill Dudley100000
Tommy Jarvi00101-170
Art Jones100000
Johnny Lucente8606160
Al Merkovsky00134-20
John Naioti1101-170
Al Nichols0001100
Leon Pense112300
John Perko102200
John Petrella200000
Joe Pierre0001100
Johnny Popovich1101-100
Eddie Stofko1101-160
Glen Stough0001100
Morgan Tiller00011230
Sid Tinsley1101-30
Si Titus00101110
Buist Warren420290
Al Wukits200000
Team Totals268181432420
Opponents Totals4014268341
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