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1959 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) 2nd place Eastern Conference 7-5-0 .583
Head Coach: Buck Shaw
Offensive LineNick Skorich
BackfieldJerry Williams
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/1959HNew York Giants21-17WHershey, PAHershey Stadium12199
Sat8/22/1959NChicago Bears21-24LLynn, MAManning Bowl
Sat8/29/1959NGreen Bay Packers28-45LPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium24456
Thu9/3/1959NDetroit Lions24-35LToledo, OHGlass Bowl9500
Sun9/13/1959HBaltimore Colts35-13WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field15928
Sat9/19/1959ALos Angeles Rams28-31LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum46570
Sun9/27/1959ASan Francisco 49ers14-24LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium41697
Sun10/4/1959HNew York Giants49-21WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field27023
Sun10/11/1959HPittsburgh Steelers28-24WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field27343
Sun10/18/1959ANew York Giants7-24LNew York, NYYankee Stadium68783
Sun10/25/1959AChicago Cardinals28-24WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium20112
Sun11/1/1959HWashington Redskins30-23WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field39854
Sun11/8/1959ACleveland Browns7-28LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium58275
Sun11/15/1959HChicago Cardinals27-17WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field28887
Sun11/22/1959HLos Angeles Rams23-20WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field47425
Sun11/29/1959APittsburgh Steelers0-31LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field22191
Sun12/6/1959AWashington Redskins34-14WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium24235
Sun12/13/1959HCleveland Browns21-28LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field45952
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
50Darrel AschbacherLOG-ROG6-122324Oregon114
33Billy Ray BarnesLOH5-1120124Wake Forest1212
60Chuck BednarikC6-323334Pennsylvania1212
36Dick BielskiROE-K6-122427Maryland1211
40Tom BrookshierRDH6-019628Colorado1212
78Marion CampbellRDT-RDE6-325030Georgia1210
67/64Stan CampbellROG-OT6-022629Iowa State1211
21Jimmy CarrLDH6-120626Charleston1212
63Tom CatlinLLB-MLB6-121328Oklahoma1212
45Paige CothrenK5-1120124Mississippi70
74Jerry DeLuccaLOT6-224923Tennessee; Middle Tennessee State129
65Gerry HuthLOG5-1122626Wake Forest109
27Gene JohnsonLS6-018724Cincinnati1212
9Sonny JurgensenQB5-1120225Duke120
73Eddie KhayatRDE-LDE6-324024Millsaps; Mississippi Gulf Coast CC; Tulane93
43Walt KowalczykFB6-020824Michigan State128
61Tom LouderbackRLB-MLB6-223526Santa Rosa JC; San Jose State120
80Ken MacAfeeROE6-221230Alabama41
75Jim McCuskerLOT-ROG6-224623Pittsburgh123
25Tommy McDonaldROH5-917625Oklahoma1212
29John NoceraLLB-LOG-ROG6-122025Iowa120
70Don OwensROT-RDT-LDT6-525527Southern Mississippi127
32Joe PaglieiFB-P6-022025Clemson70
26Clarence PeaksFB6-121824Michigan State124
53Bob PellegriniRLB6-223325Maryland1212
87Art PowellRS6-221122San Diego CC; San Jose State120
44Pete RetzlaffLOE-ROE6-121128North Dakota-Ellendale; South Dakota State107
72Jesse RichardsonLDT6-226129Alabama1211
22Lee RileyRS6-119227St. Bonaventure; Detroit Mercy1212
66Joe RobbLDE6-323822Texas Christian1210
30Theron SappLOH6-120324Georgia120
76J.D. SmithROT6-525023Rice118
68Bill StriegelROG-LOG6-223523Pacific120
11Norm Van BrocklinQB-P6-119933Oregon1212
83Bobby WalstonLOE-K6-019031Georgia125
51Chuck WeberMLB-RLB6-122929West Chester1212
88Jerry WilsonRDE-LDE6-223823Auburn128
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
J.D. Smith215TRice
Wray Carlton326BDuke
James Grazione439QBVillanova
Nick Mumley551TPurdue
Al Benecick662GSyracuse
Willmer Fowler886BNorthwestern
Gene Johnson999BCincinnati
Rollie West10110BVillanova
Art Powell11123ESan Jose State
Howard Keys12134TOklahoma State
Dick Stillwagon13147BPurdue
Jack Smith14158TClemson
Jim Poteete15171CMississippi State
Ken Paduch16182TAuburn
Bill Craig17195TVillanova
Jim Benson18206BWofford
Alan Miller19219BBoston College
Jim Payne20230GClemson
Bob Salerno21243GColorado
Jim Bowie22254TKentucky
Dick Williams23267ESouthern University
Gerry Benn24278TOklahoma State
Dick Jamieson25291QBBradley
Jim Burks26302TVirginia Tech
Lowell Jenkins27315TWisconsin
Leo Sexton28326EAuburn
John Stolte29339TKansas State
Angelo Mosca30350TWyoming
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals341065969
Opponents Totals55884293
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals211781201352501
Opponents Totals2201031011647457
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Tommy McDonald110000066
Billy Ray Barnes90000054
Bobby Walston3333497.1010.0051
Paige Cothren011100.081844.4025
Clarence Peaks30000018
Norm Van Brocklin20000012
Dick Bielski100050.006
Gerry Huth1000006
Don Owens1000006
Art Powell1000006
Pete Retzlaff1000006
Theron Sapp1000006
Chuck Weber1000006
Team Totals35343597.182433.30268
Opponents Totals36353697.292045.00278
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Dick Bielski050.00/0/0/0/0/
Paige Cothren81844.43/3/0/2/0/
Bobby Walston010.00/0/0/0/0/
Team Totals82433.33/3/0/2/0/
Opponents Totals92045.04/1/3/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Ray Barnes1816873.861t7
Clarence Peaks1244513.6343
Theron Sapp411453.5171
Walt Kowalczyk26371.460
Norm Van Brocklin11131.2122
Bobby Walston284.070
Joe Pagliei2-5-2.510
Tommy McDonald2-10-5.0-40
Pete Retzlaff2-11-5.5-50
Team Totals39113153.461t13
Opponents Totals42920684.880t15
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Norm Van Brocklin34019156.213526177.713.771164.7144.172254579.5
Sonny Jurgensen5360.02275.49.019120.000.00027114.2
Billy Ray Barnes700.0500.000.0228.60000.0
Team Totals35219455.114226447.513.671174.8164.572257276.5
Opponents Totals29214449.312820747.114.451175.8206.8204187063.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy McDonald4784618.07110
Pete Retzlaff3459517.5451
Billy Ray Barnes323149.847t2
Clarence Peaks282097.5230
Bobby Walston1627917.4403
Dick Bielski1526417.6571
Walt Kowalczyk9333.7130
Theron Sapp6477.8130
Ken MacAfee5489.6110
Joe Pagliei294.5110
Team Totals194264413.67117
Opponents Totals144207414.45117
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jimmy Carr56513.0120
Bob Pellegrini34214.0390
Art Powell3175.7170
Tom Brookshier3134.380
Chuck Weber284.080
Gene Johnson12222.0220
Marion Campbell100.000
Eddie Khayat100.000
Lee Riley100.000
Team Totals201678.4390
Opponents Totals1636022.570t2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Norm Van Brocklin53226342.75912
Joe Pagliei14545.0450
Team Totals54230842.75912312195636.9
Opponents Totals48197541.16003239167634.9
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Art Powell151248.358t1
Tommy McDonald211155.581t1
Team Totals362396.681t2
Opponents Totals403127.8651
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Art Powell1437927.1950
Tommy McDonald2444418.5360
Jerry Wilson242.040
John Nocera11515.0150
Jerry DeLucca100.000
Team Totals4284220.0950
Opponents Totals3781922.1340
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Billy Ray Barnes710100
Chuck Bednarik0010100
Dick Bielski0010100
Tom Brookshier0003300
Marion Campbell0003300
Jimmy Carr0001100
Tom Catlin0002200
Gerry Huth0020231
Gene Johnson0001100
Eddie Khayat00022160
Tom Louderback0001100
Tommy McDonald420200
Don Owens0001131
Clarence Peaks720200
Bob Pellegrini0002200
Art Powell220200
Pete Retzlaff100000
Joe Robb0001100
Norm Van Brocklin450500
Bobby Walston120200
Chuck Weber0001101
Jerry Wilson0002200
Team Totals268182038223
Opponents Totals282088160
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