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1961 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) 2nd place Eastern Conference 10-4-0 .714
Head Coach: Nick Skorich
Assistant CoachCharlie Gauer
Assistant CoachLaurie Niemi
Assistant CoachJerry Williams
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/4/1961ACollege All-Stars28-14WChicago, ILSoldier Field65000
Sat8/12/1961HChicago Bears38-10WHershey, PAHershey Stadium14554
Fri8/25/1961ADetroit Lions23-14WDetroit, MITiger Stadium22011
Sat9/2/1961NWashington Redskins17-10WBristol, TNBristol International Speedway9000
Sat9/9/1961HSt. Louis Cardinals27-0WHershey, PAHershey Stadium14012
Sat1/6/1962NDetroit Lions10-38LMiami, FLOrange Bowl25612Playoff Bowl
Sun9/17/1961HCleveland Browns27-20WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field60671
Sun9/24/1961HWashington Redskins14-7WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field50108
Sun10/1/1961HSt. Louis Cardinals27-30LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field59399
Sun10/8/1961HPittsburgh Steelers21-16WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field60671
Sun10/15/1961ASt. Louis Cardinals20-7WSt. Louis, MOBusch Stadium20262
Sun10/22/1961ADallas Cowboys43-7WDallas, TXCotton Bowl25000
Sun10/29/1961AWashington Redskins27-24WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium31066
Sun11/5/1961HChicago Bears16-14WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field60671
Sun11/12/1961ANew York Giants21-38LNew York, NYYankee Stadium62800
Sun11/19/1961ACleveland Browns24-45LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium68399
Sun11/26/1961HDallas Cowboys35-13WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field60127
Sun12/3/1961APittsburgh Steelers35-24WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field21653
Sun12/10/1961HNew York Giants24-28LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field60671
Sun12/17/1961ADetroit Lions27-24WDetroit, MITiger Stadium44231
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
46Glen AmersonRCB6'119023Texas Tech14
33Billy Ray BarnesHB5'1120126Wake Forest12
55Maxie BaughanRLB6'122723Georgia Tech1414
60Chuck BednarikC-MLB6'323336Pennsylvania14
40Tom BrookshierRCB6'019630Colorado7
22Timmy BrownHB5'1019524Ball State13
45Don BurroughsRS-LS6'418530Pasadena CC; Ventura JC; Colorado State13
78Marion CampbellRDE-LDE6'325032Georgia14
67Stan CampbellROG6'022631Iowa State13
21Jimmy CarrLCB6'120628Charleston13
27Irv CrossRCB6'119222Northwestern13
35Ted DeanHB-FB6'121123Wichita State14
41Bobby FreemanLS-RS6'120229Auburn14
79Gene GossageLOG-ROG6'323926Cincinnati; Northwestern14
74Riley GunnelsRDT-LDT6'325024Georgia142
10King HillP-QB6'321225Rice14
9Sonny JurgensenQB5'1120227Duke14
61Howard KeysC6'323926Oklahoma State144
73Eddie KhayatRDT-LDE6'324026Millsaps; Mississippi Gulf Coast CC; Tulane1412
87Dick LucasTE-FL6'221327Boston College14
75Jim McCuskerLOT-ROT6'224625Pittsburgh13
25Tommy McDonaldFL5'917627Oklahoma14
29John NoceraLLB6'122027Iowa12
77Don OakesLOT-ROT6'325323Virginia Tech13
26Clarence PeaksFB6'121826Michigan State13
53Bob PellegriniMLB-LLB6'223327Maryland14
66Will RenfroRDE-LDE6'523329Memphis14
44Pete RetzlaffSE6'121130North Dakota-Ellendale; South Dakota State14
72Jesse RichardsonLDT6'226131Alabama14
30Theron SappHB6'120326Georgia14
76J.D. SmithROT-LOT6'525025Rice1414
84Leo SugarLDE-RDE6'121432Purdue14
23Carl TaseffDB5'1118233John Carroll5
80John TraceyTE6'322528Texas A&M9
83Bobby WalstonTE-K6'019033Georgia14
51Chuck WeberMLB6'122931West Chester14
62John WittenbornLOG6'223825Southeast Missouri State13
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Art Baker114FBSyracuse
Bo Strange228CLouisiana State
James Wright336QBMemphisfrom STL; Future
Don Oakes342TVirginia Tech
Dan Ficca453GSouthern Californiafrom NYG
Ben Balme684GYale
Irv Cross798BNorthwestern
Jim Beaver8112GFlorida
Wayne Fontes9126HBMichigan StateFuture
Luther Hayes10140ESouthern California
L.E. Hicks11154TFlorida
Billy Majors12168BTennessee
Don Jonas13182BPenn State
Willie Fleming14196HBIowa
Bobby Richards15210TLouisiana StateFuture
G.W. Clapp16224GAuburn
Larry Lavery17238TIllinois
Nick Maravich18252TNorth Carolina StateFuture
Dick Wilson19269CPenn State
Jacque MacKinnon20280BColgate
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals94899286
Opponents Totals61727886
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals252781581642500
Opponents Totals267116145662684
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bobby Walston2434693.5142556.0097
Tommy McDonald130000078
Pete Retzlaff80000048
Timmy Brown50000030
Dick Lucas50000030
Clarence Peaks50000030
Billy Ray Barnes40000024
Ted Dean30000018
Theron Sapp1000006
Team Totals46434693.5142556.00361
Opponents Totals383628128.6112445.80297
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bobby Walston142556.07/4/2/1/0/
Team Totals142556.07/4/2/1/0/
Opponents Totals112445.82/4/2/2/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Clarence Peaks1354713.5335
Timmy Brown503386.8471
Ted Dean663214.9442
Billy Ray Barnes923093.4431
Sonny Jurgensen20271.4140
Theron Sapp7243.481
King Hill294.570
Pete Retzlaff188.080
Team Totals37315074.04710
Opponents Totals47420074.254t12
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Sonny Jurgensen41623556.515737238.915.869327.7245.8211351288.1
King Hill12650.041018.416.823216.7216.789378.8
Clarence Peaks100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals42924156.216238248.915.969347.9266.1219360587.2
Opponents Totals38322458.514231838.314.284t236.0174.4263292087.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy McDonald64114417.96613
Pete Retzlaff5076915.461t8
Bobby Walston3456916.7682
Clarence Peaks3247214.8480
Ted Dean2133516.060t1
Billy Ray Barnes1519412.959t3
Timmy Brown1426418.9652
Dick Lucas8678.4185
Theron Sapp3103.380
Team Totals241382415.969*34
Opponents Totals224318314.284t23
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Burroughs79012.9420
Irv Cross23618.0330
Chuck Bednarik23316.530
Tom Brookshier22010.0200
Jimmy Carr22010.0200
Maxie Baughan12222.0220
Chuck Weber11515.0150
John Nocera033L0
Team Totals1723914.1420
Opponents Totals2629411.365t1
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
King Hill55240343.7640235
Team Totals55240343.764023539.4
Opponents Totals64267541.8691353
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ted Dean181407.8280
Timmy Brown812515.666t1
Irv Cross77711.0210
Maxie Baughan11111.0110
Team Totals3435310.466t1
Opponents Totals302357.873t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Timmy Brown2981128.0105t1
Ted Dean2146222.0340
Clarence Peaks22914.5170
Irv Cross11111.0110
Team Totals53131324.8105t1
Opponents Totals58122421.191t1
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Billy Ray Barnes411200
Maxie Baughan0001100
Tom Brookshier0001100
Timmy Brown430300
Stan Campbell0010100
Jimmy Carr0001150
Irv Cross0002230
Ted Dean610100
Bobby Freeman0001120
Gene Gossage0001100
Riley Gunnels0001100
Sonny Jurgensen620200
Eddie Khayat0003300
Jim McCusker0010100
Tommy McDonald100000
John Nocera101100
Clarence Peaks210100
Will Renfro0001100
Jesse Richardson0001100
Theron Sapp100000
Leo Sugar00011130
John Wittenborn0010100
Team Totals2514111627230
Opponents Totals27161114250
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