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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 1953 Touchdown Log

4 Touchdowns

4 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 15 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers4
Lions2
Cardinals1
Giants1
Road3
Home1
Sunday3
Saturday1
1st1
4th3
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards2
Jim Finks2
Bill Mackrides1
Ted Marchibroda1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1953-09-27 PIT @ DET L 21-38 1 Receiving 14 Jim Finks* Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
2 1 1953-09-27 PIT @ DET L 21-38 4 Receiving 15 Ted Marchibroda Trail 14-38 Trail 21-38
3 2 1953-10-03 PIT NYG W 24-14 4 Receiving 4 Jim Finks* Trail 10-14 Lead 17-14*
4 11 1953-12-06 PIT @ CRD W 21-17 4 Receiving 6 Bill Mackrides Trail 7-10 Lead 14-10*