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1946 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) 4th place Eastern Division 5-5-1 .500
Head Coach: Jock Sutherland
LineJoe Kuharich
Assistant CoachJohnny Michelosen
BackfieldMike Nixon
EndsFrank Souchak
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/23/1946AScranton Miners47-0WScranton, PAScranton Stadium7497
Fri8/30/1946NNewark Bombers42-0WHershey, PAHershey Stadium9000
Sun9/8/1946ARichmond Rebels55-6WRichmond, VACity Stadium11000
Sun9/15/1946APaterson Panthers55-0WPaterson, NJHinchliffe Stadium11000
Fri9/20/1946HChicago Cardinals14-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field32851Boxscore
Sun9/29/1946AWashington Redskins14-14TWashington, DCGriffith Stadium33620Boxscore
Sun10/6/1946HNew York Giants14-17LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field33702Boxscore
Sun10/13/1946HBoston Yanks16-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field34297Boxscore
Sun10/20/1946AGreen Bay Packers7-17LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium22588Boxscore
Sun10/27/1946ABoston Yanks33-7WBoston, MAFenway Park13797Boxscore
Sun11/3/1946HWashington Redskins14-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field39060Boxscore
Sun11/10/1946ADetroit Lions7-17LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium13621Boxscore
Sun11/17/1946HPhiladelphia Eagles10-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field38882Boxscore
Sun11/24/1946ANew York Giants0-7LNew York, NYPolo Grounds45347Boxscore
Sun12/1/1946APhiladelphia Eagles7-10LPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park29943Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
74Ernie BonelliOHB5'1119427Pittsburgh30
85Tony BovaOE-DE6'119029St. Francis (Pennsylvania)100
45Art BrandauC6'221024Tennessee60
64Ray BucekROG-DG6'118724Texas A&M1111
21Chuck CherundoloC-LB6'121530Penn State1111
0Johnny ClementTB6'018927Southern Methodist110
44Tony CompagnoFB-LB5'1120025St. Mary's (California)108
42Merl ConditOHB5'1118729West Virginia; Carnegie Mellon98
50Joe CoomerLOT-DT6'528129Austin93
28Bob DavisROE-DE5'1119225Penn State1111
35Bill DudleyTB-DB5'1017525Virginia1111
16Bill DuttonOHB5'1118528Pittsburgh113
26Ralph FifeLOG-DG5'1120726Pittsburgh109
30Bill GarnaasBB5'1118725Minnesota103
20Walt GorinskiBB6'120727Louisiana State51
23Sam GrayOE-DE6'019527Tulsa40
54Val JansanteLOE-DE6'119026Duquesne; Villanova117
73Max KielbasaOHB6'118525Duquesne20
40Earl KlapsteinOT-DT6'022024San Joaquin Delta JC; Pacific90
37Steve LachFB-LB6'121026Duke113
92Frank MattioliROG-DG6'021023Pittsburgh112
48Art McCaffrayROT-DT5'1119525Santa Clara; Pacific1110
55Charley MehelichLOE-DE6'119924Duquesne114
36Al MerkovskyROT-DT6'122329Pittsburgh51
27John PatrickBB6'020228Penn State40
22John PerkoOG-DG6'120732Duquesne90
38Joe RepkoOT-DT6'023626Seton Hall; Boston College90
25Jim ReynoldsHB6'019325Oklahoma State10
25Cullen RogersOHB5'1017525Texas A&M40
33Charley SeabrightBB-DB6'220428West Virginia107
12Nick SkorichOG-DG5'919725Cincinnati70
43George TitusC5'1018524Holy Cross110
17Andy TomasicTB5'917327Temple40
75Jack WileyLOT-DT5'1120826Waynesburg118
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Doc Blanchard13BArmy
George Clark213BDuke
Harmon Rowe318BSan Francisco
Joe Tepsic428BPenn State
Jack Seiferling533BFresno State
Marion Woods643GClemson
Tom Reinhardt753TMinnesota
Joe Ponsetto863BMichigan
Bob Evans973BPennsylvania
Mel Bonwell1083BCentral (Iowa)
Doc Holloway1193GWilliam & Mary
Carroll Owen12103BCatawba
George Poppin13113TNew Mexico
Bob McCain14123EMississippi
Tom Tallchief15133TOklahoma
Al Perl16143BGeorgia
Russ Lopez17153CWest Virginia
Charles Garrison18163GWake Forest
Bill Cloud19173TTemple
Mike Garbinski20183BPenn State
Charley Loiacono21193CLafayette
George Johnson22203TPittsburgh
Bill Leitheiser23213GDuke
Roger Adams24223CFlorida
Bob Verkins25233BTulsa
Clarence Castle26243BMississippi
Marino Marchi27253TPenn State
Bob Hanson28263EUCLA
Larry Graves29273TNewberry
Gail Bruce30283EWashington
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals20302858
Opponents Totals14541435
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals12075351069534
Opponents Totals1479444975707
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bill Dudley5121485.72728.6048
Steve Lach50000030
Bill Dutton20000012
Merl Condit144100.0020.0010
Johnny Clement1000006
Tony Compagno1000006
Bob Davis1000006
Bill Garnaas1000006
Val Jansante1000006
Charley Seabright1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals19161984.22922.20136
Opponents Totals151515100.041040.00117
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Merl Condit020.00/0/0/0/0/
Brian Dudley2728.61/0/1/0/0/
Team Totals2922.21/0/1/0/0/
Opponents Totals41040.01/1/2/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Dudley1466044.1413
Tony Compagno672173.2231
Bill Dutton531693.238t2
Merl Condit461413.1231
Steve Lach421112.6145
Johnny Clement43601.4131
Ernie Bonelli671.240
Val Jansante252.550
Walt Gorinski133.030
Max Kielbasa2-2-1.010
Cullen Rogers6-8-1.340
Team Totals41413073.24113
Opponents Totals46617543.88
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bill Dudley903235.6494525.014.13722.2910.020.5
Johnny Clement471634.0283457.321.65212.136.441.5
Bill Dutton6466.72315.27.81100.000.079.2
Andy Tomasic12433.37534.413.32000.018.313.5
Merl Condit4250.028922.344.580t125.000.0135.4
Steve Lach100.0100.000.000.039.6
Cullen Rogers100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals1615836.0909706.016.780t42.5138.131.8
Opponents Totals1626439.5849395.814.763.7148.635.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Val Jansante1013613.6341
Charley Mehelich1011611.6350
Tony Compagno810112.6360
Tony Bova617128.5370
Merl Condit4338.3230
Bill Dudley410927.380t1
Charley Seabright47719.3331
Bill Garnaas35618.730t1
Steve Lach3227.3110
Bill Dutton26834.0520
Ernie Bonelli12626.0260
Johnny Clement12222.0220
Bob Davis11313.0130
Sam Gray12020.0200
Team Totals5897016.780t4
Opponents Totals6493914.76
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Dudley1024224.280t1
Tony Compagno14040.0400
Steve Lach11010.0100
Charley Seabright133.030
Chuck Cherundolo100.000
Team Totals1429521.180t1
Opponents Totals1313110.10
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bill Dudley60240840.1691
Johnny Clement931535.0520
Andy Tomasic15656.0560
Team Totals70277939.769124735.0
Opponents Totals68286942.249833.8
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Dudley2738514.3520
Bill Dutton33612.0210
Merl Condit33110.3180
Johnny Clement3268.7120
Andy Tomasic12020.0200
Team Totals3749813.5520
Opponents Totals322477.70
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Dudley1428020.0340
Johnny Clement36622.0270
Merl Condit3196.3100
Ralph Fife23115.5210
Bill Garnaas22914.5170
Tony Compagno12727.0270
Bill Dutton12222.0220
Team Totals2647418.2340
Opponents Totals2868424.40
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Ernie Bonelli0001140
Tony Bova100000
Ray Bucek0001100
Johnny Clement311200
Tony Compagno750540
Merl Condit641540
Joe Coomer0001100
Bob Davis1022321
Bill Dudley8527300
Walt Gorinski0001100
Val Jansante2314120
Max Kielbasa110100
Steve Lach400000
Frank Mattioli00011150
Art McCaffray0010100
Charley Mehelich0010160
Al Merkovsky0001100
Cullen Rogers310100
Charley Seabright100000
George Titus0002220
Jack Wiley00123150
Team Totals38152317401241
Opponents Totals28171115261
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