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1955 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) 6th place Eastern Conference 4-8-0 .333
Head Coach: Walt Kiesling
Assistant CoachHerman Ball
Assistant CoachChuck Cherundolo
LineNick Skorich
Assistant CoachBob Snyder
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/6/1955NLos Angeles Rams24-35LPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium20942
Sat8/13/1955NSan Francisco 49ers14-60LSacramento, CAHughes Stadium23496
Sat8/27/1955AGreen Bay Packers16-14WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium16912
Fri9/2/1955NDetroit Lions0-24LMiami, FLOrange Bowl26402
Sun9/11/1955HPhiladelphia Eagles20-24LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field15808
Sun9/18/1955NBaltimore Colts17-44LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium20754
Mon9/26/1955HChicago Cardinals14-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field26359
Sun10/2/1955ALos Angeles Rams26-27LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum45816
Sun10/9/1955HNew York Giants30-23WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field29422
Sat10/15/1955HPhiladelphia Eagles13-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field33413
Sun10/23/1955ANew York Giants19-17WNew York, NYPolo Grounds27365
Sun10/30/1955APhiladelphia Eagles0-24LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium31164
Sat11/5/1955AChicago Cardinals13-27LChicago, ILComiskey Park23310
Sun11/13/1955HDetroit Lions28-31LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field34441
Sun11/20/1955ACleveland Browns14-41LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium54509
Sun11/27/1955HWashington Redskins14-23LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field21760
Sun12/4/1955HCleveland Browns7-30LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field31101
Sun12/11/1955AWashington Redskins17-28LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium20547
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
83Ed BernetLOE6'220322Southern Methodist1211
56Fred BroussardC6'323522Texas A&M; Northwestern State (Louisiana)60
80Jack ButlerS6'019528St. Bonaventure1212
35Tom CalvinROH-LOH6'020029Alabama10
28Leon CampbellROH-FB6'019928Arkansas120
49Lynn ChandnoisROH6'219832Michigan State109
60Dale DodrillMG6'121129Colorado State1212
41Skip DoyleDB5'1119525Ohio State1212
12Vic EatonP-QB6'119522Missouri120
67Nick FeherROG6'022429Georgia22
78Lou FerryLDT-RDT6'224428Villanova122
7Jim FinksQB5'1117528Tulsa1212
57Dick FlanaganLB6'021629Ohio State1212
72Bob GaonaLOT6'324324Wake Forest1211
42Jimmy HillDB6'018826Tennessee1212
18Ted MarchibrodaQB5'1017824St. Bonaventure; Detroit Mercy100
25Ray MathewsLOH6'018526Clemson1212
61Marv MatuszakLB6'323224Tulsa44
24Richie McCabeDB6'118522Pittsburgh1212
87Jack McClairenLOE6'421324Bethune-Cookman121
76Willie McClungRDT-LDT6'225025Florida A&M1210
84Bill McPeakRDE6'120829Notre Dame; Pittsburgh109
86Ed MeadowsLDE6'222123Duke1212
62Art MichalikMG-K6'222925St. Ambrose120
79Dick ModzelewskiLDT-LOT6'025824Maryland1211
36Marion MotleyFB6'123235Nevada-Reno70
81Elbie NickelROE6'119633Cincinnati1212
88Jack O'BrienLOE-ROE6'221323Florida121
85Joe O'MalleyRDE-LDE6'121722Georgia103
50John RegerLB6'022524Pittsburgh128
33Fran RogelFB5'1120328California (Pennsylvania); Penn State1212
66John SchwederLOG6'122428Pennsylvania1212
70Ernie StautnerROG-RDT6'123030Boston College1212
55Lou TepeC-LB6'222025Duke127
77Frank VarrichioneROT6'123423Notre Dame1212
39Sid WatsonROH-LOH5'1118723Northeastern123
27Tad WeedK5'514022Ohio State60
85Joe ZombekP6'120523Pittsburgh10
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Frank Varrichione16TNotre Dame
Ed Bernet330ESouthern Methodist
Fred Broussard442CNorthwestern State (Louisiana)
George Mason554TAlabama
Lem Harkey666BEmporia State
Hal Reeve778TOregon
Johnny Unitas9102QBLouisville
Terry Boyle10114TCincinnati
Vic Eaton11126BMissouri
Jim Cooke12138ELincoln (Pennsylvania)
Jim Whitmer13150BPurdue
John Byrne14162GJohn Carroll
Ellis Duckett15174BMichigan State
Frank Vincent16186CGlenville State
Ed Merchant17198BMiami (Ohio)
Al Maier18210GMarshall
Ed Smith19222BTexas Southern
Lou Matykiewicz20234EIowa
Rees Phenix21246TGeorgia Tech
Richie McCabe22258BPittsburgh
Gordy Holz23270TMinnesota
Mike Mayock24282EVillanova
Charlie Bull25294GMissouri
Jim Soltau26306EMinnesota
Bill Sanford27318BHofstra
Dave Williams28330GOhio State
Bennie Sinclair29342ETexas A&M
Jim Caruzzi30353BMarquette
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals23584569
Opponents Totals55937661
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals211741191867604
Opponents Totals17698671166657
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ray Mathews70000042
Lynn Chandnois50000030
Jim Finks40000024
Tad Weed01212100.03650.0021
Elbie Nickel20000012
Jack O'Brien20000012
Fran Rogel20000012
Art Michalik091560.01128.3012
Ed Bernet1000006
Ted Marchibroda1000006
Richie McCabe1000006
Joe O'Malley1000006
Sid Watson1000006
Team Totals27212777.841822.20195
Opponents Totals36333691.7122548.00285
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Art Michalik1128.30/0/1/0/0/
Tad Weed3650.01/1/1/0/0/
Team Totals41822.21/1/2/0/0/
Opponents Totals122548.03/4/2/2/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Fran Rogel1685883.5192
Lynn Chandnois1053533.4235
Ray Mathews571873.3231
Jim Finks35762.294
Leon Campbell18422.3270
Sid Watson29311.1150
Marion Motley284.080
Ted Marchibroda6-1-0.28t1
Team Totals42012843.12713
Opponents Totals49418143.711
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jim Finks34416548.015322706.613.862t102.9267.6143212747.7
Ted Marchibroda432455.8162806.511.747t24.737.01126962.2
Lynn Chandnois100.0000.000.01100.00000.0
Vic Eaton200.0200.000.000.000039.6
Sid Watson000009-9
Team Totals39018948.517125506.513.562t123.1307.7163238747.9
Opponents Totals24212350.810915306.312.4197.9104.1235129579.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Mathews4276218.161t6
Elbie Nickel3648813.630t2
Lynn Chandnois2738514.3360
Fran Rogel242229.3280
Ed Bernet2227612.5381
Sid Watson1922311.762t1
Jack O'Brien910511.7382
Leon Campbell9768.4360
Jack McClairen11313.0130
Team Totals189255013.562t12
Opponents Totals123153012.419
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Richie McCabe3299.7250
Dale Dodrill22512.5250
John Reger2115.590
Jimmy Hill199.090
Marv Matuszak177.070
Skip Doyle144.040
Team Totals10858.5250
Opponents Totals3049416.55
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Vic Eaton66252238.2570
Joe Zombek520140.2450
Team Totals71272338.457030434.1
Opponents Totals80337042.188
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Vic Eaton23733.2200
Sid Watson23150.7120
Team Totals46881.9200
Opponents Totals423047.21
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Sid Watson2771626.5490
Lynn Chandnois922324.8460
Leon Campbell413333.3550
Bob Gaona242.040
Fran Rogel18181.0810
Marv Matuszak100.000
Team Totals44115726.3810
Opponents Totals3877920.50
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Ed Bernet100000
Jack Butler0010100
Leon Campbell100000
Lynn Chandnois210100
Dale Dodrill0002200
Lou Ferry0001100
Jim Finks510100
Dick Flanagan0001190
Bob Gaona0020200
Jimmy Hill00011110
Ted Marchibroda300000
Ray Mathews100000
Marv Matuszak101100
Richie McCabe00011761
Willie McClung0002200
Bill McPeak0001120
Ed Meadows0001100
Joe O'Malley0001100
John Reger0005540
Fran Rogel500000
Ernie Stautner0020200
Lou Tepe0002200
Frank Varrichione0010100
Sid Watson710100
Team Totals2617919281021
Opponents Totals35191617330
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