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1952 Philadelphia Eagles

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7-5-0, NFL American Division  · 1952 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.4, Offense: -1.3, Defense: -1.1, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 252 points (21.0/g), 7th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 271 points (22.6/g), 7th.
 Differential of -19 points (-1.6/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 5.5-6.5.

Coach: Jim Trimble (7-5-0)

Stadium: Shibe Park
 Training Camp: (Hershey, Pennsylvania)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bobby Thomason 24 3 9 95 for 212, 1,334 yards, 8 td, 9 int, & 17 rushes for 88 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1949
FB John Huzvar 23 Rook 0 105 rushes for 349 yards, 2 td, & 13 catches for 37 yards and 0 td
LH Ralph Goldston 23 Rook 0 65 rushes for 210 yards, 3 td, & 2 catches for 12 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 125th pick / 1952
RH Don Stevens 24 Rook 0 33 rushes for 95 yards, 0 td, & 13 catches for 174 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 30th / 353rd pick / 1952
LE Bobby Walston 24 1 0 26 catches for 469 yards, 3 td Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
LT Frank Wydo 28 5 12 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 29th pick / 1947
LG Maury Nipp 22 Rook 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 101st pick / 1952
C Ken Farragut 24 1 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 68th pick / 1951
RG John Magee 29 4 0 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 22nd / 228th pick / 1945
RT Lum Snyder 22 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1952
RE Bud Grant 25 1 0 56 catches for 997 yards, 7 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 14th pick / 1950
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jack Zilly 31 5 0 Cleveland Rams / 4th / 32nd pick / 1945
LDT Vic Sears 34 11 0 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1941
MG Bucko Kilroy* 31 9 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDT Mike Jarmoluk 30 6 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 7th / 62nd pick / 1945
RDE Pete Pihos*+ 29 5 0 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 41st pick / 1945
LLB Chuck Bednarik*+ 27 3 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
RLB Wayne Robinson 22 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 89th pick / 1952
LDH Russ Craft* 33 6 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 15th / 132nd pick / 1943
RDH Joe Sutton 28 3 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LS Ebert Van Buren 28 1 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 7th pick / 1951
RS Bibbles Bawel 22 Rook 0 8 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Bobby Walston 24 1 0 11 of 20 field goals & 31 of 31 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
P Adrian Burk 25 2 3 83 punts for a 40.2 average, 2 blocked Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1950
PR Bibbles Bawel 22 Rook 0 34 punt returns for a 7.7 average and 1 td
KR Al Pollard 24 1 0 21 kick returns for a 25.1 average and 0 td New York Yanks / 21st / 251st pick / 1951

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
81 Bibbles Bawel 22 PR 12 0 185 6-1 Evansville 11/21/1930 Rook
60 Chuck Bednarik*+ 27 LLB 12 0 233 6-3 Pennsylvania 5/1/1925 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
36 John Brewer 24 12 0 230 6-4 Louisville 8/26/1928 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 28th / 329th pick / 1952
10 Adrian Burk 25 P 12 3 190 6-2 Baylor 12/14/1927 2 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1950
33 Russ Craft* 33 LDH 12 0 178 5-9 Alabama 10/15/1919 6 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 15th / 132nd pick / 1943
17 Fred Enke 28 9 0 208 6-1 Arizona 12/15/1924 4 Detroit Lions / 7th / 47th pick / 1948
53 Ken Farragut 24 C 12 0 240 6-4 Mississippi 12/23/1928 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 68th pick / 1951
27 Neil Ferris 25 8 0 181 5-11 Loyola Marymount 10/31/1927 1
22 Ralph Goldston 23 LH 9 0 195 5-11 Indiana,Youngstown St. 2/25/1929 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 125th pick / 1952
86 Bud Grant 25 RE 12 0 199 6-3 Minnesota 5/20/1927 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 14th pick / 1950
62 Bill Horrell 22 4 0 222 5-11 Michigan St. 3/15/1930 Rook
38 John Huzvar 23 FB 12 0 247 6-4 North Carolina St.,Pittsburgh 8/6/1929 Rook
78 Mike Jarmoluk 30 RDT 12 0 232 6-5 Temple 10/22/1922 6 Detroit Lions / 7th / 62nd pick / 1945
76 Bucko Kilroy* 31 MG 12 0 243 6-2 Notre Dame,Temple 5/30/1921 9
67 John Magee 29 RG 12 0 220 5-10 Rice,La-Lafayette 7/21/1923 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 22nd / 228th pick / 1945
68 Maury Nipp 22 LG 10 0 219 6-0 Loyola Marymount 3/21/1930 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 101st pick / 1952
89 Bob Oristaglio 28 4 0 214 6-2 Pennsylvania 4/6/1924 3
43 Jim Parmer 25 6 0 193 6-0 Texas A&M,Oklahoma St. 4/15/1927 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 25th / 234th pick / 1948
35 Pete Pihos*+ 29 RDE 12 0 210 6-1 Indiana 10/22/1923 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 41st pick / 1945
21 Al Pollard 24 KR 12 0 196 6-0 Loyola Marymount,Army 9/7/1928 1 New York Yanks / 21st / 251st pick / 1951
62 Knox Ramsey 26 3 0 216 6-1 William & Mary 2/13/1926 4 Chicago Bears / 5th / 32nd pick / 1948
82 Joe Restic 25 3 0 180 6-2 St. Francis (PA),Villanova 7/21/1927 Rook
52 Wayne Robinson 22 RLB 12 0 225 6-2 Minnesota 1/14/1930 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 89th pick / 1952
65 Dan Rogas 26 10 0 230 6-1 Tulane 8/9/1926 1 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 74th pick / 1951
27 Clyde Scott 28 2 0 174 6-0 Navy,Arkansas 8/29/1924 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 8th pick / 1948
79 Vic Sears 34 LDT 12 0 223 6-3 Oregon St. 3/4/1918 11 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1941
73 Lum Snyder 22 RT 11 0 228 6-5 Georgia Tech 8/12/1930 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1952
20 Don Stevens 24 RH 11 0 176 5-9 Illinois 5/25/1928 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 30th / 353rd pick / 1952
44 Bob Stringer 23 12 0 197 6-1 Tulsa 10/8/1929 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 161st pick / 1952
45 Joe Sutton 28 RDH 10 0 180 5-11 Temple 4/26/1924 3
11 Bobby Thomason 24 QB 12 9 196 6-1 VMI 3/26/1928 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1949
69 Joe Tyrrell 23 2 0 215 5-11 Temple 4/6/1929 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 24th / 281st pick / 1952
31 Ebert Van Buren 28 LS 12 0 210 6-2 LSU 12/6/1924 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 7th pick / 1951
83 Bobby Walston 24 K 12 0 190 6-0 Georgia 10/17/1928 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
63 Norm Willey 25 12 0 224 6-2 Marshall 8/22/1927 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1950
75 Frank Wydo 28 LT 12 12 225 6-4 Duquesne,Cornell 6/15/1924 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 29th pick / 1947
41 Frank Ziegler 29 11 0 175 5-11 Georgia Tech 10/1/1923 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1949
88 Jack Zilly 31 LDE 12 0 212 6-2 Notre Dame 11/11/1921 5 Cleveland Rams / 4th / 32nd pick / 1945
Team Total 26.0 12 208.2 6-1.2 2.4