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1956 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) 6th place Eastern Conference 3-8-1 .273
Head Coach: Hugh Devore
OffenseEd Doherty
LineBucko Kilroy
DefenseSteve Owen
BackfieldSteve Van Buren
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/11/1956HBaltimore Colts23-24LHershey, PAHershey Stadium17575
Sat8/18/1956AGreen Bay Packers6-27LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium12138
Fri8/24/1956HChicago Bears21-28LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium30011
Fri8/31/1956NDetroit Lions14-30LMiami, FLOrange Bowl21997
Sun9/9/1956NBaltimore Colts19-14WLouisville, KYFairgrounds Stadium21876
Sat9/15/1956NPittsburgh Steelers12-14LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium14742
Sun9/23/1956NSan Francisco 49ers21-14WSacramento, CAHughes Stadium20989
Sun9/30/1956ALos Angeles Rams7-27LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum54412
Sat10/6/1956HWashington Redskins13-9WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium26607
Sun10/14/1956APittsburgh Steelers35-21WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field31375
Sun10/21/1956HChicago Cardinals6-20LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium36545
Sun10/28/1956ANew York Giants3-20LNew York, NYYankee Stadium40960
Sun11/4/1956AChicago Cardinals17-28LChicago, ILComiskey Park22609
Sun11/11/1956HPittsburgh Steelers14-7WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium22652
Sun11/18/1956HCleveland Browns0-16LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium25894
Sun11/25/1956HSan Francisco 49ers10-10TPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium19326
Sun12/2/1956ACleveland Browns14-17LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium20654
Sun12/9/1956AWashington Redskins17-19LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium22333
Sat12/15/1956HNew York Giants7-21LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium16562
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
20Bibbles BawelLS6'118526Evansville1212
60Chuck BednarikLLB6'323331Pennsylvania1212
81Eddie BellDB6'121225Pennsylvania1212
33Willie BerzinskiLOH6'219522Wisconsin-LaCrosse43
36Dick BielskiFB-K6'122424Maryland124
89John BrediceROE6'120022Boston University128
40Tom BrookshierRDH6'019625Colorado1111
10Adrian BurkQB-P6'219029Kilgore JC; Baylor121
84Hank BurnineROE-LOE6'218624Missouri76
78Marion CampbellMG-RDT6'325027Georgia1210
66Frank D'AgostinoROG-LOT6'124522Auburn123
65Tom DimmickROT-LOT-LOG6'625325Houston127
27Hal GiancanelliROH-LOH5'1017727Loyola Marymount73
64Abe GibronLOG5'1124331Valparaiso; Purdue21
63Ken HuxholdLOG-ROG6'122627Wisconsin1211
23Kenny KellerLOH5'1018022North Carolina117
50Bob KelleyC6'223226West Texas A&M1212
71Don KingMG6'326027Kentucky3
79Buck LansfordLOT-LOG-ROG6'223223Texas128
68Dick MurleyMG-RDT6'024723Purdue52
68Maury NippROG6'021926Loyola Marymount32
42Jerry NortonRS5'1119525Southern Methodist66
43Jim ParmerROH6'019329Oklahoma State40
53Bob PellegriniROG-LOG-LLB6'223322Maryland127
25Pete RetzlaffROH-ROE-LOH6'121125North Dakota-Ellendale; South Dakota State107
71Jim RiccaLDT6'427029Georgetown (DC)21
72Jesse RichardsonRDT-LDT6'226126Alabama112
22Lee RileyDB-ROH6'119224St. Bonaventure; Detroit Mercy97
52Wayne RobinsonRLB6'222526Minnesota1111
45Rocky RyanDB-ROH6'120224Illinois121
24Don SchaeferFB-LOH5'1119522Notre Dame128
82Tom ScottLDE6'221926Virginia1212
43Bob SmithROH-LOH5'1019523Nebraska40
80Bill StriblingROE6'120629Mississippi21
11Bobby ThomasonQB6'119628Virginia Military Institute1211
83Bobby WalstonLOE-K6'019028Georgia1212
77Jim WeatherallLDT6'424527Oklahoma1211
46Ted WegertLOH5'1120224none72
86Norm WilleyRDE6'222429Marshall99
75Frank WydoLOT6'422532Duquesne; Cornell1212
73Sid YoungelmanRDT6'325725Alabama1210
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bob Pellegrini14CMaryland
Frank D'Agostino216TAuburn
Don Schaefer328BNotre Dame
Fred Thurston554GValparaiso
Tirrel Burton665BMiami (Ohio)
John Waedekin778THardin-Simmons
Elroy Payne889BMcMurry
John Bredice9102EBoston University
Tom Dimmick10113CHouston
Kenny Keller11126BNorth Carolina
Tommy Harkins12137EVanderbilt
Jim Sides13150BTexas Tech
Frank Reich14161CPenn State
Don Brant15174BMontana
Billy Hix16185TMiddle Tennessee State
Joe Mastrogiovanni17198BWyoming
Nick Consoles18209QBWake Forest
Delano Womack19222BTexas
Darrell Glover20233TMaryland-Eastern Shore
Jack Adams21246TSan Jose State
Joe Miller22257BCincinnati
Chet Spencer23270EOklahoma State
John Parham24281BWake Forest
Johnny Grogan25294TDayton
Earl Lunsford26305BOklahoma State
Alvin Ellett27318TAlabama
Bill Strawn28329LBWestern Kentucky
Bobby Hughes29342BSouthern Mississippi
Joe Ulm30352BSan Jose State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals44343134
Opponents Totals31565969
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals16073741359542
Opponents Totals200110692176686
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bobby Walston3171894.461346.2053
Kenny Keller40000024
Hank Burnine20000012
Don Schaefer20000012
Bobby Thomason20000012
Eddie Bell1000006
Dick Bielski100010.006
John Bredice1000006
Hal Giancanelli1000006
Ted Wegert1000006
Team Totals18171894.461442.90143
Opponents Totals25232592.0142166.70215
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Dick Bielski010.00/0/0/0/0/
Bobby Walston61346.25/0/1/0/0/
Team Totals61442.95/0/1/0/0/
Opponents Totals142166.73/5/5/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Kenny Keller1124333.951t4
Don Schaefer1023203.1112
Dick Bielski521623.1151
Hal Giancanelli421483.5211
Ted Wegert471272.7191
Willie Berzinski15724.8200
Adrian Burk17613.6110
Bobby Thomason21482.3192
Bob Smith980.950
Jim Parmer1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals41813773.351t11
Opponents Totals51318933.74610
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bobby Thomason1648250.06111196.813.65242.42112.816695340.7
Adrian Burk823947.6374265.210.94011.267.311331336.9
Don Schaefer3133.32113.711.011t133.300.0001184.7
Team Totals24912249.010015566.212.85262.42710.8279127737.4
Opponents Totals24311446.911315066.213.264t156.2166.6173133360.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Walston3959015.151t3
Don Schaefer131179.0270
Pete Retzlaff1215913.3200
Hank Burnine1020820.8522
John Bredice1014614.6401
Hal Giancanelli1010410.4180
Dick Bielski8637.9170
Kenny Keller7365.1130
Ted Wegert6467.7190
Willie Berzinski33511.7170
Bill Stribling2115.570
Rocky Ryan13131.0310
Lee Riley11010.0100
Team Totals122155612.8526
Opponents Totals114150613.264t15
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Eddie Bell46115.3331
Lee Riley35719.0310
Jerry Norton23417.0230
Chuck Bednarik200.000
Bibbles Bawel13333.0330
Tom Brookshier13131.0310
Rocky Ryan11717.0170
Tom Scott11212.0120
Marion Campbell111.010
Team Totals1624615.4331
Opponents Totals2736513.5420
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Adrian Burk68284341.86210283256037.6
Team Totals68284341.86210283256038.2
Opponents Totals68278741.06405241244636.0
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Kenny Keller151469.7400
Lee Riley17734.3350
Hal Giancanelli4225.5180
Team Totals362416.7400
Opponents Totals502835.7290
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Lee Riley1538125.4590
Kenny Keller1535323.5320
Hal Giancanelli818723.4310
Bob Pellegrini24723.5260
Norm Willey23216.0200
Jerry Norton13131.0310
Bibbles Bawel12525.0250
Chuck Bednarik11717.0170
Team Totals45107323.8590
Opponents Totals2766624.7560
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Bibbles Bawel00011150
Chuck Bednarik0002240
Eddie Bell0012300
Willie Berzinski100000
Dick Bielski110100
Tom Brookshier0001100
Adrian Burk220200
Marion Campbell100000
Hal Giancanelli210100
Kenny Keller710100
Bob Kelley0020200
Don King0002200
Bob Pellegrini0020200
Lee Riley210100
Don Schaefer300000
Tom Scott0001100
Bobby Thomason210100
Jim Weatherall00011190
Ted Wegert310100
Frank Wydo1112-100
Team Totals2511141125280
Opponents Totals1711611170
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