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Elbie Nickel

Elbert Everett Nickel

Position: E-DE
Height: 6-1    Weight: 196 lbs.

Born: December 28, 1922 in Fullerton, KY
Died: February 27, 2007 in Chillicothe, OH
High School: Chillicothe
College: Cincinnati   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 17th round (149th overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Elbie Nickel 1949 Touchdown Log

3 Touchdowns

3 Receiving, 1 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 52 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers3
Bears1
Giants1
Eagles1
Road2
Home1
Sunday3
2nd2
4th1
30 or more yards3
Bob Gage2
Joe Geri1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1949-09-25 PIT NYG W 28-7 2 Receiving 52 Bob Gage Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 10 1949-11-27 PIT @ PHI L 17-34 4 Receiving 40 Bob Gage Trail 10-34 Trail 17-34
3 11 1949-12-04 PIT @ CHI L 21-30 2 Receiving 48 Joe Geri Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7