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1953 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) 2nd place Eastern Conference 7-4-1 .636
Head Coach: Jim Trimble
LineVic Lindskog
BackfieldFrank Reagan
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/1953NBaltimore Colts10-7WNorfolk, VAForeman Field14000
Sat8/22/1953HChicago Bears24-10WHershey, PAHershey Stadium13405
Mon9/7/1953NSan Francisco 49ers28-31LSan Antonio, TXAlamo Stadium15378
Sat9/12/1953HLos Angeles Rams28-17WLittle Rock, ARWar Memorial Stadium44300
Thu9/17/1953HDetroit Lions28-17WPhiladelphia, PAMunicipal Stadium44300
Sun9/27/1953ASan Francisco 49ers21-31LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium27819
Fri10/2/1953HWashington Redskins21-21TPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium19099
Sat10/10/1953ACleveland Browns13-37LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium45802
Sat10/17/1953HPittsburgh Steelers23-7WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium18681
Sun10/25/1953AChicago Cardinals56-17WChicago, ILComiskey Park22064
Sun11/1/1953APittsburgh Steelers35-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field27547
Sun11/8/1953HNew York Giants30-7WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium24331
Sun11/15/1953HBaltimore Colts45-14WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium27813
Sat11/21/1953HChicago Cardinals38-0WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium19402
Sun11/29/1953ANew York Giants28-37LNew York, NYPolo Grounds20294
Sun12/6/1953AWashington Redskins0-10LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium21579
Sun12/13/1953HCleveland Browns42-27WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium38654
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
60Chuck BednarikRLB6'323328Pennsylvania1212
36Johnny BrewerFB6'423025Louisville6
45Tom BrookshierRDH6'019622Colorado11
10Adrian BurkQB-P6'219026Kilgore JC; Baylor10
33Russ CraftLDH5'917434Alabama12
53Ken FarragutC-LLB6'424025Mississippi12
14Bob GamboldQB6'421524Washington State3
27Hal GiancanelliROH-LOH5'1017724Loyola Marymount12
88Bob HudsonLS6'422523Clemson12
81Willie IrvinDB6'320723Florida A&M3
78Mike JarmolukRDT6'525231Temple12
40Don JohnsonROH-LOH6'018922Bakersfield CC; California12
76Bucko KilroyMG6'224332Temple12
25Toy LedbetterLOH5'1019826Oklahoma State10
67John MageeROG5'1022030Rice; Louisiana-Lafayette; Rice12
62/61John MichelsROG-LOG5'1120022Tennessee11
72George MrkonicLOT6'222524Kansas10
68Maury NippLOG6'021923Loyola Marymount12
43Jim ParmerLOH-FB6'019326Oklahoma State12
35Pete PihosROE6'121130Indiana12
21Al PollardFB-K6'019625Loyola Marymount; Army12
65Jesse RichardsonRDT-MG6'226123Alabama12
52Wayne RobinsonLLB-C6'222523Minnesota11
85Bob SchnelkerLOE6'321425Bowling Green State8
82Tom ScottLDE6'221923Virginia12
79Vic SearsLDT6'322335Oregon State12
73Lum SnyderROT6'522823Georgia Tech12
44Bob StringerRS-ROH6'119724Tulsa12
11Bobby ThomasonQB6'119625Virginia Military Institute12
31Ebert Van BurenFB-LOH6'221029Louisiana State12
83Bobby WalstonLOE-K6'019025Georgia12
86Norm WilleyRDE6'222426Marshall12
49Jerry WilliamsLOH-ROH5'1017530Idaho; Washington State12
75Frank WydoLOT6'422529Duquesne; Cornell12
41Frank ZieglerROH5'1117530Georgia Tech12
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Al Conway220BWilliam Jewell
Don Johnson334BCalifornia
George Mrkonic446GKansas
Eddie Bell557EPennsylvania
Rex Smith562EIllinoisfrom DET
Jack Erickson777TBeloitfrom CHIC
Ray Malavasi782GMississippi State
Jesse Richardson893TAlabama
Roger French9107EMinnesota
Tom Brookshier10118BColorado
Bob Pollard11129BPenn State
George Porter12143TSan Jose State
Ray Westort13154GUtah
Roy Bailey14165BTulane
Willie Irvin15179EFlorida A&M
Bud Wallace16190BNorth Carolina
Tony Rados17201BPenn State
Marv Trauth18215TMississippi
Pete Bachouros19226BIllinois
Rollie Arns20237CIowa State
Hal Brooks21251TWashington & Lee
Larry LeClaire22262BMichigan
Jeff Knox23273EGeorgia Tech
Eli Romero24287BWichita State
John Michels25298GTennessee
Harvey Achziger26309TColorado State
Earl Hersh27323BWest Chester
Joe Gratson28334BPenn State
Ralph Paolone29345BKentucky
Chuck Hren30358BNorthwestern
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals729468118
Opponents Totals54414872
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals256971441584779
Opponents Totals18669981963606
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bobby Walston5454893.841330.8087
Pete Pihos100000060
Don Johnson70000042
Hal Giancanelli60000036
Frank Ziegler50000030
Jerry Williams40000024
Adrian Burk30000018
Toy Ledbetter30000018
Jim Parmer20000012
Chuck Bednarik1000006
Johnny Brewer1000006
Tom Scott1000006
Bobby Thomason1000006
Al Pollard011100.0020.001
Team Totals49464993.941526.70352
Opponents Totals27262796.391850.00215
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Al Pollard020.00/0/0/0/0/
Bobby Walston41330.82/2/0/0/0/
Team Totals41526.72/2/0/0/0/
Opponents Totals91850.04/4/1/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Johnson834395.366t5
Jerry Williams613455.748t3
Frank Ziegler833203.9525
Jim Parmer381584.2152
Hal Giancanelli441313.0301
Toy Ledbetter411202.9321
Johnny Brewer17855.0191
Adrian Burk8546.832t3
Al Pollard23441.9110
Bobby Thomason9232.6201
Bob Stringer155.050
Bob Gambold2-2-1.000
Team Totals41017224.266t22
Opponents Totals33111173.4406
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bobby Thomason30416253.312224628.115.262t216.9206.6129233375.8
Adrian Burk1195647.1547886.614.16143.497.612066848.6
Bob Gambold14642.961077.617.84100.0214.3198830.1
Frank Ziegler100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals43822451.118333577.715.062t255.7317.1268308966.2
Opponents Totals37416744.718322896.113.766t174.5246.4408188153.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Pihos63104916.75910
Bobby Walston4175018.362t5
Jerry Williams3143814.1401
Hal Giancanelli2034617.347t5
Frank Ziegler1521114.1430
Jim Parmer14896.4150
Toy Ledbetter1313710.534t2
Don Johnson1222718.9412
Al Pollard7334.7240
Johnny Brewer44310.8160
Bob Schnelker4348.5120
Team Totals224335715.062t25
Opponents Totals167228913.766t17
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Brookshier8415.1220
Chuck Bednarik611619.3411
Russ Craft44611.5270
Bob Hudson37424.7420
Ebert Van Buren11313.0130
Bob Stringer177.070
Mike Jarmoluk122.020
Team Totals2429912.5421
Opponents Totals3135111.3391
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Adrian Burk41176543.06600
Chuck Bednarik1248340.3540
Team Totals53224842.46600257199137.6
Opponents Totals79335442.56407166304838.6
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Pollard201065.3200
Jerry Williams15251.780
Don Johnson5142.8140
Hal Giancanelli4112.8110
Bob Hudson2105.0100
Team Totals461663.6200
Opponents Totals452575.7540
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jerry Williams1434324.5620
Al Pollard1330123.2490
Don Johnson46917.3260
Hal Giancanelli24522.5380
Jim Parmer11818.0180
Bob Stringer11111.0110
Bob Hudson100.000
Tom Scott100.000
Team Totals3778721.3620
Opponents Totals49120824.7104t1
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Chuck Bednarik113460
Johnny Brewer100000
Tom Brookshier101100
Adrian Burk720200
Ken Farragut0010100
Bob Gambold100000
Hal Giancanelli531410
Bob Hudson121300
Willie Irvin101100
Mike Jarmoluk0002220
Don Johnson310100
Toy Ledbetter510100
John Magee0001100
Maury Nipp0010100
Pete Pihos0010100
Al Pollard3404120
Jesse Richardson0001100
Wayne Robinson00022120
Tom Scott0002201
Vic Sears0001100
Bobby Thomason420200
Ebert Van Buren0001100
Jerry Williams220200
Frank Wydo0010100
Frank Ziegler200000
Team Totals3715221739331
Opponents Totals27171015252
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