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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 1956 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Receiving, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 47 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers5
Rams2
Cardinals1
Giants1
Browns1
Road3
Home2
Sunday5
2nd2
4th3
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards2
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards1
Ted Marchibroda3
Jack Scarbath2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 4 1956-10-21 PIT @ NYG L 10-38 4 Receiving 14 Ted Marchibroda Trail 3-31 Trail 10-31
2 5 1956-10-28 PIT @ CLE W 24-16 2 Receiving 10 Ted Marchibroda Trail 0-13 Trail 7-13
3 9 1956-11-25 PIT @ CRD L 27-38 4 Receiving 4 Ted Marchibroda Trail 14-31 Trail 20-31
4 10 1956-12-02 PIT RAM W 30-13 2 Receiving 22 Jack Scarbath Trail 0-6 Lead 7-6*
5 10 1956-12-02 PIT RAM W 30-13 4 Receiving 47 Jack Scarbath Lead 24-13 Lead 30-13