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1951 Philadelphia Eagles

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4-8-0, Finished 5th in NFL American Division  · 1951 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.5, Offense: -0.4, Defense: -1.2, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 234 points (19.5/g), 9th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 264 points (22.0/g), 7th.
 Differential of -30 points (-2.5/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 5.1-6.9.

Coach: Bo McMillin (2-0-0) and Wayne Millner (2-8-0)

 Training Camp: (Hershey, Pennsylvania)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Adrian Burk 24 1 12 92 for 218, 1,329 yards, 14 td, 23 int, & 28 rushes for 12 yards and 1 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1950
FB Jim Parmer 24 3 0 92 rushes for 316 yards, 2 td, & 13 catches for 80 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 25th / 234th pick / 1948
LH Steve Van Buren 31 7 0 112 rushes for 327 yards, 6 td, & 4 catches for 28 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 5th pick / 1944
RH Frank Ziegler 28 2 0 113 rushes for 418 yards, 2 td, & 8 catches for 59 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1949
LE Bobby Walston 23 Rook 0 31 catches for 512 yards, 8 td Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
LT Vic Sears 33 10 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1941
LG Walt Barnes 33 3 0 1 fumble recovered
C Vic Lindskog+ 37 7 0 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 13th pick / 1942
RG Al Wistert 31 8 0 3 fumbles recovered Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 5th / 32nd pick / 1943
RT Bucko Kilroy 30 8 0 1 fumble recovered
RE Pete Pihos* 28 4 0 35 catches for 536 yards, 5 td Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 41st pick / 1945
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bud Grant 24 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 14th pick / 1950
LDT Vic Sears 33 10 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1941
MG Al Wistert 31 8 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 5th / 32nd pick / 1943
RDT Mike Jarmoluk* 29 5 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 7th / 62nd pick / 1945
RDE Pete Pihos* 28 4 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 41st pick / 1945
LLB Chuck Bednarik*+ 26 2 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
RLB Gerry Cowhig 30 4 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Rams / 6th / 48th pick / 1945
LDH Russ Craft* 32 5 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 15th / 132nd pick / 1943
RDH Dan Sandifer 24 3 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1948
LS Al Pollard 23 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Yanks / 21st / 251st pick / 1951
RS Frank Reagan 32 10 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1941
 Special Teams Starters
K Bobby Walston 23 Rook 0 6 of 11 field goals & 28 of 31 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
P Adrian Burk 24 1 12 67 punts for a 39.5 average, 0 blocked Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1950
PR Al Pollard 23 Rook 0 15 punt returns for a 7.6 average and 0 td New York Yanks / 21st / 251st pick / 1951
KR Al Pollard 23 Rook 0 14 kick returns for a 23.3 average and 0 td New York Yanks / 21st / 251st pick / 1951

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
80 Neill Armstrong 25 6 0 189 6-2 Oklahoma St. 3/9/1926 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 8th pick / 1947
74 Walt Barnes 33 LG 12 0 238 6-1 LSU 1/26/1918 3
60 Chuck Bednarik*+ 26 LLB 12 0 233 6-3 Pennsylvania 5/1/1925 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
10 Adrian Burk 24 P 12 12 190 6-2 Baylor 12/14/1927 1 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1950
36 Gerry Cowhig 30 RLB 11 0 215 6-2 Notre Dame 7/5/1921 4 Cleveland Rams / 6th / 48th pick / 1945
33 Russ Craft* 32 LDH 12 0 178 5-9 Alabama 10/15/1919 5 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 15th / 132nd pick / 1943
53 Ken Farragut 23 11 0 240 6-4 Mississippi 12/23/1928 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 68th pick / 1951
64 Mario Giannelli 31 10 0 265 6-0 Boston Col. 12/24/1920 3 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 20th / 201st pick / 1945
86 Bud Grant 24 LDE 12 0 199 6-3 Minnesota 5/20/1927 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 14th pick / 1950
89 John Green 30 1 0 192 6-1 Tulsa 10/14/1921 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 16th / 162nd pick / 1944
73 Roscoe Hansen 22 9 0 215 6-3 North Carolina 9/24/1929 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 29th / 346th pick / 1951
78 Mike Jarmoluk* 29 RDT 12 0 232 6-5 Temple 10/22/1922 5 Detroit Lions / 7th / 62nd pick / 1945
76 Bucko Kilroy 30 RT 12 0 243 6-2 Notre Dame,Temple 5/30/1921 8
52 Vic Lindskog+ 37 C 11 0 203 6-1 Stanford 12/3/1914 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 13th pick / 1942
88 Jay MacDowell 32 12 0 217 6-2 Washington 9/14/1919 5 Cleveland Rams / 3rd / 19th pick / 1941
39 Bill Mackrides 26 6 0 182 5-11 Nevada-Reno 7/8/1925 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 19th pick / 1947
67 John Magee 28 12 0 220 5-10 Rice,La-Lafayette 7/21/1923 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 22nd / 228th pick / 1945
49 Pat McHugh 32 8 0 166 5-11 Georgia Tech 12/21/1919 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 108th pick / 1946
81 Red O'Quinn 26 5 0 195 6-2 Wake Forest 9/7/1925 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 31st pick / 1949
43 Jim Parmer 24 FB 11 0 193 6-0 Texas A&M,Oklahoma St. 4/15/1927 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 25th / 234th pick / 1948
35 Pete Pihos* 28 RDE 12 0 210 6-1 Indiana 10/22/1923 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 41st pick / 1945
21 Al Pollard 23 KR 6 0 196 6-0 Loyola Marymount,Army 9/7/1928 Rook New York Yanks / 21st / 251st pick / 1951
30 Bosh Pritchard 32 6 0 164 5-11 VMI,Georgia Tech 9/10/1919 9
11 John Rauch 24 4 0 195 6-1 Georgia 8/20/1927 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 1949
40 Frank Reagan 32 RS 12 0 182 5-11 Pennsylvania 7/28/1919 10 New York Giants / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1941
68 Ray Romero 24 7 0 213 5-11 Kansas St. 12/31/1927 Rook
31 Dan Sandifer 24 RDH 12 0 190 6-1 LSU 3/1/1927 3 Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1948
27 Clyde Scott 27 12 0 174 6-0 Navy,Arkansas 8/29/1924 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 8th pick / 1948
79 Vic Sears 33 LDT 12 0 223 6-3 Oregon St. 3/4/1918 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1941
72 Dick Steere 24 5 0 240 6-4 Drake 3/2/1927 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 53rd pick / 1951
75 Walt Stickel 29 11 0 247 6-3 Tulsa,Pennsylvania 3/31/1922 5 Chicago Bears / 21st / 215th pick / 1945
45 Joe Sutton 27 11 0 180 5-11 Temple 4/26/1924 2
17 Ebert Van Buren 27 12 0 210 6-2 LSU 12/6/1924 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 7th pick / 1951
15 Steve Van Buren 31 LH 10 0 200 6-0 LSU 12/28/1920 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 5th pick / 1944
83 Bobby Walston 23 K 12 0 190 6-0 Georgia 10/17/1928 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
44 Norm Willey 24 11 0 224 6-2 Marshall 8/22/1927 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1950
70 Al Wistert 31 MG 12 0 214 6-1 Michigan 12/28/1920 8 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 5th / 32nd pick / 1943
41 Frank Ziegler 28 RH 12 0 175 5-11 Georgia Tech 10/1/1923 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1949
Team Total 27.8 12 206.1 6-1.0 3.4