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1956 Baltimore Colts (NFL) 4th place Western Conference 5-7-0 .417
Head Coach: Weeb Ewbank
Centers/GuardsHerman Ball
EndsFrank Cumiskey
TacklesFrank Lauterbur
BackfieldCharley Winner
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/11/1956APhiladelphia Eagles24-23WHershey, PAHershey Stadium17575
Mon8/20/1956NNew York Giants10-28LBoston, MANickerson Field21000
Sat8/25/1956NPittsburgh Steelers37-16WCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium12500
Sun9/9/1956NPhiladelphia Eagles14-19LLouisville, KYFairgrounds Stadium21876
Sun9/16/1956HWashington Redskins27-13WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium28471
Sun9/30/1956HChicago Bears28-21WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium45221
Sat10/6/1956HDetroit Lions14-31LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium42622
Sun10/14/1956AGreen Bay Packers33-38LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium24214
Sun10/21/1956AChicago Bears27-58LChicago, ILWrigley Field48364
Sun10/28/1956HGreen Bay Packers28-21WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium40086
Sun11/11/1956ACleveland Browns21-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium42404
Sun11/18/1956ADetroit Lions3-27LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium55788
Sun11/25/1956HLos Angeles Rams56-21WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium40321
Sun12/2/1956HSan Francisco 49ers17-20LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium37227
Sun12/9/1956ALos Angeles Rams7-31LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum51037
Sun12/16/1956ASan Francisco 49ers17-30LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium43791
Sun12/23/1956HWashington Redskins19-17WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium32994
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
35Alan AmecheFB6'121823Wisconsin1211
82Raymond BerryLOE6'218923Schreiner Institute JC; Southern Methodist129
73Joe CampanellaMG6'124226Ohio State105
78Dick ChorovichROT6'426024Miami (Ohio)32
87Lloyd ColteryahnLOE6'222025Maryland31
70Art DonovanLDT6'226332Notre Dame; Boston College1111
45L.G. DupreLOH-P-OE5'1119024Baylor114
67Doug EggersRLB6'021326South Dakota State1212
79Tom FeamsterROT-LOT-DE-K6'726026William & Mary; Florida State125
77Tom FinninRDT6'226229Detroit Mercy107
81Bernie FlowersLOE6'221026Purdue11
20Jim HarnessDB5'1118022Mississippi State10
20Johnny HermannRS6'118023UCLA71
74Ken JacksonROT-LOT-LOG6'223627Texas97
20Tommy JamesLDH-RS5'1018433Ohio State22
83Don JoyceRDE6'325327Tulane1212
18Gary KerkorianQB-K5'1118526Stanford31
65Bill KomanROG-C-ROT6'222922North Carolina121
76Gene LipscombRDT-LDT6'628425none116
89Gino MarchettiLDE6'424430Modesto JC; San Francisco1212
24Lenny MooreROH6'119123Penn State1212
84Jim MutschellerROE6'121326Notre Dame1212
50Buzz NutterC6'423025Virginia Tech1212
18Dick NyersS5'1117722Indianapolis50
61Jack PateraMG6'123423Oregon127
36Bill PellingtonLLB6'223429Defiance; Rutgers1212
76Jerry PetersonDT6'328522Wharton County JC; Texas10
60George PreasLOT6'224423Virginia Tech1210
53George RadosevichC-T6'223828Pittsburgh80
44Bert RechicharRS-P-K6'120926Tennessee1010
68Alex SanduskyROG6'123524Clarion1111
14George ShawQB6'118323Oregon55
25Don ShulaRDH-LDH5'1119026John Carroll1110
63Art SpinneyLOG6'023029Boston College1112
23Carl TaseffRDH-LDH5'1118228John Carroll1212
40Jesse ThomasLS5'1018028Michigan State1212
19Johnny UnitasQB6'119423Louisville126
21Billy VesselsLOH-LDH6'019025Oklahoma126
26Royce WombleLOH-ROH-LOE6'018525North Texas122
31Dick YoungFB5'1121026Tennessee-Chattanooga121
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Lenny Moore19BPenn State
Dick Donlin221EHamline
Bob Pascal333BDuke
B.C. Inabinet443TClemson
Herb Gray555ETexas
Don Schmidt667BTexas Tech
Bill Waters779TAustin
Bill Koman891GNorth Carolina
John Lewis9103EMichigan State
Gene Scott10115BCentre
Dennis Shaw11127ENorth Texas
Steve Myhra12139GNorth Dakota
Jack Hill13151BUtah State
Ted Schwanger14163BTennessee Tech
John Polzer15175LBVirginia
Gene Hendrix16187BDrake
Bill Danenhauer17199EEmporia State
Earl Looman18211GStetson
Bob Fyvie19223TLafayette
Bob Hill20235BJackson State
Jim Harness21247BMississippi State
Pat Del Vicario22259GSouthern Mississippi
Al Stephenson23271TIdaho State
Bobby Fox24283QBTexas A&M-Commerce
Brad Mills25295BKentucky
Jim Lohr26307TSoutheast Missouri State
Herb Hartwell27319BVirginia
John Shearer28331QBShepherd
Jim Rusher29343EKansas State
Terry Sweeney30354BMiddle Tennessee State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals551035161
Opponents Totals80648395
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals216106991153507
Opponents Totals2381091151462486
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lenny Moore90000054
Alan Ameche80000048
Jim Mutscheller60000036
L.G. Dupre40000024
Tom Feamster0242692.3030.0024
Billy Vessels30000018
Bert Rechichar081080.031323.1017
Raymond Berry20000012
Carl Taseff20000012
Royce Womble20000012
Jesse Thomas1000006
Johnny Unitas1000006
Gary Kerkorian01250.00001
Team Totals38333886.831618.80270
Opponents Totals43404393.081942.10322
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Tom Feamster030.00/0/0/0/0/
Bert Rechichar31323.10/0/1/2/0/
Team Totals31618.80/0/1/2/0/
Opponents Totals81942.15/1/2/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Alan Ameche1788584.8438
Lenny Moore866497.579t8
Billy Vessels442154.9312
L.G. Dupre491823.7212
Johnny Unitas281555.5341
Royce Womble20723.6120
George Shaw20633.2190
Dick Young571.430
Carl Taseff122.020
Bert Rechichar1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals43222025.179t21
Opponents Totals44719164.33316
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Johnny Unitas19811055.67814987.613.65494.5105.1202129674.0
George Shaw754560.0236458.614.349t34.079.38755862.4
Gary Kerkorian22100.005929.529.540150.000.0059158.3
Lenny Moore4125.0282.08.08t125.0125.00839.6
Team Totals27915856.610322107.914.054145.0186.5289192172.1
Opponents Totals29716555.611924638.314.977t227.4134.4203226089.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Mutscheller4471516.353t6
Raymond Berry3760116.2542
Alan Ameche261897.3220
L.G. Dupre1621613.549t2
Billy Vessels1117716.1301
Lenny Moore111029.3271
Royce Womble918020.043t2
Lloyd Colteryahn3299.7160
Johnny Unitas111.010
Team Totals158221014.05414
Opponents Totals165246314.977t22
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bert Rechichar46315.8420
Jesse Thomas23618.0230
Carl Taseff2136.580
Jack Patera2105.0100
Doug Eggers166.060
Bill Pellington144.040
Don Shula122.020
Team Totals1313410.3420
Opponents Totals1827515.359t2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bert Rechichar33127738.75600
L.G. Dupre2595238.15401
Team Totals58222938.45601153205635.4
Opponents Totals58248942.9700297
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Carl Taseff272338.690t1
Lenny Moore8384.8150
Bert Rechichar5102.070
Dick Nyers2168.0160
Team Totals422977.190t1
Opponents Totals391533.967t2
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Vessels1637923.7420
Lenny Moore1012912.9210
Carl Taseff920622.9340
L.G. Dupre714821.1350
Dick Nyers36923.0350
Dick Young34013.3180
Alan Ameche23819.0250
Alex Sandusky12424.0240
Art Spinney11010.0100
Bill Pellington100.000
Don Shula100.000
Team Totals54104319.3420
Opponents Totals43101523.6103t1
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Alan Ameche300000
L.G. Dupre400000
Doug Eggers0002200
Bill Koman0002200
Gino Marchetti0001100
Lenny Moore510100
Jim Mutscheller100000
Dick Nyers0001100
Jack Patera0001100
Bill Pellington0001100
George Radosevich0001100
Bert Rechichar1112170
Don Shula0001160
Carl Taseff00022150
Jesse Thomas00011251
Johnny Unitas420200
Dick Young0001100
Team Totals181441519631
Opponents Totals2315814220
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