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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 (14418th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Elbie Nickel 1952 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

8 Receiving, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 54 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers8
Browns3
Redskins2
Giants1
Cardinals1
Eagles1
Home5
Road3
Sunday6
Saturday2
1st2
2nd3
4th3
4-9 yards3
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards3
Jim Finks8

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1952-10-04 PIT CLE L 20-21 1 Receiving 10 Jim Finks* Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
2 2 1952-10-04 PIT CLE L 20-21 2 Receiving 30 Jim Finks* Trail 6-7 Lead 13-7*
3 3 1952-10-12 PIT @ PHI L 21-26 4 Receiving 54 Jim Finks* Lead 14-13 Lead 21-13
4 4 1952-10-19 PIT WAS L 24-28 1 Receiving 6 Jim Finks* Trail 0-14 Trail 7-14
5 4 1952-10-19 PIT WAS L 24-28 4 Receiving 36 Jim Finks* Trail 17-21 Lead 24-21*
6 5 1952-10-26 PIT @ CRD W 34-28 2 Receiving 5 Jim Finks* Lead 13-0 Lead 20-0
7 8 1952-11-16 PIT @ CLE L 28-29 4 Receiving 9 Jim Finks* Trail 21-29 Trail 28-29
8 10 1952-11-30 PIT NYG W 63-7 2 Receiving 21 Jim Finks* Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0