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1953 Philadelphia Eagles

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7-4-1, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1953 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.4, Offense: 8.0, Defense: 2.3, SoS: -1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 352 points (29.3/g), 3rd of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 215 points (17.9/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 137 points (11.4/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 9.2-2.8.

Coach: Jim Trimble (7-4-1)

Stadium: Connie Mack Stadium
 Training Camp: (Hershey, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

Majority Owner James P. Clark
General Manager Vince McNally

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 352 4811 882 5.5 46 15 15 256 224 438 3089 25 31 6.5 144 410 1722 22 4.2 97
Team Defense 215 2998 756 4.0 41 17 19 186 167 374 1881 17 24 4.4 98 331 1117 6 3.4 69
Lg Rank Offense 3 1 7 4 1 2 1 1 10 3 7 5 3 4
Lg Rank Defense 3 1 6 4 2 11 3 7 7 1 1 1 1 2

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 27 boxscore L 0-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 21 31 21 310 171 139 4 20 383 122 261 4
2 Fri October 2 boxscore T 0-1-1 Washington Redskins 21 21 23 315 174 141 5 13 228 143 85 2
3 Sat October 10 boxscore L 0-2-1 @ Cleveland Browns 13 37 20 415 228 187 5 20 416 291 125 3
4 Sat October 17 boxscore W 1-2-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 23 7 17 326 259 67 1 12 168 114 54 3
5 Sun October 25 boxscore W 2-2-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 56 17 32 542 337 205 3 12 195 136 59 4
6 Sun November 1 boxscore W 3-2-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 35 7 19 422 256 166 1 15 262 207 55 5
7 Sun November 8 boxscore W 4-2-1 New York Giants 30 7 21 514 460 54 2 10 92 28 64 3
8 Sun November 15 boxscore W 5-2-1 Baltimore Colts 45 14 21 497 331 166 8 15 222 169 53 6
9 Sat November 21 boxscore W 6-2-1 Chicago Cardinals 38 0 27 491 280 211 4 10 111 53 58 4
10 Sun November 29 boxscore L 6-3-1 @ New York Giants 28 37 18 383 209 174 7 20 307 230 77
11 Sun December 6 boxscore L 6-4-1 @ Washington Redskins 0 10 6 137 71 66 5 19 275 116 159 4
12 Sun December 13 boxscore W 7-4-1 Cleveland Browns 42 27 31 459 313 146 1 20 339 272 67 3

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Bobby Thomason* 25 QB 12 8 6-2-0 162 304 53.3 2462 21 6.9 20 6.6 62 8.1 6.5 15.2 205.2 75.8 0 0
10 Adrian Burk 26 P/qb 10 4 1-2-1 56 119 47.1 788 4 3.4 9 7.6 61 6.6 3.9 14.1 78.8 48.6 0 0
14 Bob Gambold 24 3 0 6 14 42.9 107 0 0.0 2 14.3 41 7.6 1.2 17.8 35.7 30.1 0 0
41 Frank Ziegler 30 RH 12 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 26.1 12 7-4-1 224 438 51.1 3357 25 5.7 31 7.1 62 7.7 5.6 15.0 279.8 66.2 0 0
Opp Total 12 167 374 44.7 2289 17 4.5 24 6.4 6.1 4.14 13.7 190.8 53.2 51 408 4.4 2.7 12.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
41 Frank Ziegler 30 RH 12 0 83 320 5 52 3.9 26.7 6.9 15 211 14.1 0 43 1.3 17.6 531 5 2
40 Don Johnson 22 12 0 83 439 5 66 5.3 36.6 6.9 12 227 18.9 2 41 1.0 18.9 666 7 3
49 Jerry Williams 30 KR 12 0 61 345 3 48 5.7 28.8 5.1 31 438 14.1 1 40 2.6 36.5 783 4 2
27 Hal Giancanelli 24 12 0 44 131 1 30 3.0 10.9 3.7 20 346 17.3 5 47 1.7 28.8 477 6 5
25 Toy Ledbetter 26 LH 10 0 41 120 1 32 2.9 12.0 4.1 13 137 10.5 2 34 1.3 13.7 257 3 5
43 Jim Parmer 26 12 0 38 158 2 15 4.2 13.2 3.2 14 89 6.4 0 45 1.2 7.4 247 2 0
21 Al Pollard 25 FB/PR 12 0 23 44 0 11 1.9 3.7 1.9 7 33 4.7 0 24 0.6 2.8 77 0 3
36 John Brewer 25 6 0 17 85 1 19 5.0 14.2 2.8 4 43 10.8 0 16 0.7 7.2 128 1 1
11 Bobby Thomason* 25 QB 12 8 9 23 1 20 2.6 1.9 0.8 23 1 4
10 Adrian Burk 26 P/qb 10 4 8 54 3 32 6.8 5.4 0.8 54 3 7
14 Bob Gambold 24 3 0 2 -2 0 0 -1.0 -0.7 0.7 -2 0 1
44 Bob Stringer 24 RS 12 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 5 0 0
35 Pete Pihos*+ 30 RE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 63 1049 16.7 10 59 5.3 87.4 1049 10 0
83 Bobby Walston 25 K/LE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 41 750 18.3 5 62 3.4 62.5 750 5 0
85 Bob Schnelker 25 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 34 8.5 0 12 0.5 4.3 34 0 0
Team Total 26.1 12 410 1722 22 66 4.2 143.5 34.2 224 3357 15.0 25 62 18.7 279.8 5079 47 37
Opp Total 12 331 1117 6 3.4 93.1 27.6 167 1881 11.3 17 13.9 156.8 2998 23 27

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 Al Pollard 25 FB/PR 12 0 20 106 0 20 5.3 13 301 0 49 23.2 484
49 Jerry Williams 30 KR 12 0 15 25 0 8 1.7 14 343 0 62 24.5 1151
40 Don Johnson 22 12 0 5 14 0 14 2.8 4 69 0 26 17.3 749
27 Hal Giancanelli 24 12 0 4 11 0 11 2.8 2 45 0 38 22.5 533
88 Bob Hudson 23 LS 12 0 2 10 0 10 5.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 10
43 Jim Parmer 26 12 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 265
82 Tom Scott 23 LDE 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
44 Bob Stringer 24 RS 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 16
Team Total 26.1 12 46 166 0 20 3.6 37 787 0 62 21.3 6032
Opp Total 12 45 1816 0 40.4 49 1208 1 24.7

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
83 Bobby Walston 25 K/LE 12 0 13 4 30.8% 48 45 93.8%
10 Adrian Burk 26 P/qb 10 4 41 1765 66 0 43.0
60 Chuck Bednarik*+ 28 LLB 12 0 12 483 54 0 40.3
21 Al Pollard 25 FB/PR 12 0 2 0.0% 1 1 100.0%
Team Total 26.1 12 15 4 26.7% 49 46 93.9% 53 2248 66 0 42.4
Opp Total 12 18 9 50.0% 27 26 96.3% 79 3350 42.4

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
60 Chuck Bednarik*+ 28 LLB 12 0 6 116 1 41 0 0 1 4 6 0
45 Tom Brookshier 22 RDH 11 0 8 41 0 22 0 0 1 1 0 0
10 Adrian Burk 26 P/qb 10 4 0 7 2 0 0
27 Hal Giancanelli 24 12 0 0 5 4 1 0
88 Bob Hudson 23 LS 12 0 3 74 0 42 0 0 1 3 0 0
21 Al Pollard 25 FB/PR 12 0 0 3 4 12 0
25 Toy Ledbetter 26 LH 10 0 0 5 1 0 0
11 Bobby Thomason* 25 QB 12 8 0 4 2 0 0
33 Russ Craft 34 LDH 12 0 4 46 0 27 0
40 Don Johnson 22 12 0 0 3 1 0 0
49 Jerry Williams 30 KR 12 0 0 2 2 0 0
78 Mike Jarmoluk 31 RDT 12 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0
81 Willie Irvin 23 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
52 Wayne Robinson 23 RLB 11 0 0 0 2 12 0
82 Tom Scott 23 LDE 12 0 0 0 2 0 1
31 Ebert Van Buren 29 12 0 1 13 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
41 Frank Ziegler 30 RH 12 0 0 2 0 0 0
36 John Brewer 25 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
53 Ken Farragut* 25 C 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
14 Bob Gambold 24 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
67 John Magee 30 RG 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
68 Maury Nipp 23 LG 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
35 Pete Pihos*+ 30 RE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 Jess Richardson 23 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Vic Sears 35 LDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 Bob Stringer 24 RS 12 0 1 7 0 7 0
75 Frank Wydo 29 LT 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.1 12 24 299 1 42 0 0 37 39 33 1
Opp Total 12 34 27 10

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
83 Bobby Walston 25 K/LE 12 0 5 5 45 4 87
35 Pete Pihos*+ 30 RE 12 0 10 10 60
40 Don Johnson 22 12 0 5 2 7 42
27 Hal Giancanelli 24 12 0 1 5 6 36
41 Frank Ziegler 30 RH 12 0 5 5 30
49 Jerry Williams 30 KR 12 0 3 1 4 24
10 Adrian Burk 26 P/qb 10 4 3 3 18
25 Toy Ledbetter 26 LH 10 0 1 2 3 18
43 Jim Parmer 26 12 0 2 2 12
60 Chuck Bednarik*+ 28 LLB 12 0 1 1 6
36 John Brewer 25 6 0 1 1 6
82 Tom Scott 23 LDE 12 0 1 1 6
11 Bobby Thomason* 25 QB 12 8 1 1 6
21 Al Pollard 25 FB/PR 12 0 1 1
Team Total 26.1 12 22 25 1 1 49 46 4 352
Opp Total 12 6 17 1 2 1 26 9 215