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1954 Philadelphia Eagles

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7-4-1, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1954 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.6, Offense: 0.5, Defense: 1.2, SoS: -2.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 284 points (23.7/g), 7th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 230 points (19.2/g), 4th.
 Differential of 54 points (4.5/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-4.5.

Coach: Jim Trimble (7-4-1)

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Adrian Burk* 27 4 8 123 for 231, 1,740 yards, 23 td, 17 int, & 15 rushes for 18 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1950
FB Jim Parmer 27 6 0 119 rushes for 408 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 40 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 25th / 234th pick / 1948
LH Jerry Williams 31 5 0 47 rushes for 183 yards, 1 td, & 44 catches for 668 yards and 3 td Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 63rd pick / 1949
RH Hal Giancanelli 25 1 0 33 rushes for 47 yards, 0 td, & 14 catches for 195 yards and 4 td
LE Bobby Walston 26 3 0 31 catches for 581 yards, 11 td Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
LT Frank Wydo 30 7 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 29th pick / 1947
LG Ken Huxhold 25 Rook 6 Chicago Cardinals / 27th / 319th pick / 1951
C Ken Farragut 26 3 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 68th pick / 1951
RG John Magee 31 6 0 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 22nd / 228th pick / 1945
RT Lum Snyder* 24 2 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1952
RE Pete Pihos*+ 31 7 0 60 catches for 872 yards, 10 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 41st pick / 1945
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tom Scott 24 1 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
LDT Jess Richardson 24 1 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1953
MG Bucko Kilroy* 33 11 0 4 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered
RDT Mike Jarmoluk 32 8 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 7th / 62nd pick / 1945
RDE Norm Willey*+ 27 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1950
LLB Chuck Bednarik*+ 29 5 0 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
RLB Wayne Robinson* 24 2 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 89th pick / 1952
LDH Jerry Norton 23 Rook 0 5 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
RDH Harry Dowda 32 5 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 19th / 168th pick / 1947
LS Bob Hudson 24 3 0 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 12th / 146th pick / 1951
RS Roy Barni 27 2 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Bobby Walston 26 3 0 4 of 10 field goals & 36 of 39 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
P Adrian Burk* 27 4 8 73 punts for a 40.0 average, 0 blocked Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1950
PR Jerry Williams 31 5 0 23 punt returns for a 6.7 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 63rd pick / 1949
KR Hal Giancanelli 25 1 0 17 kick returns for a 22.8 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 Roy Barni 27 RS 10 0 185 5-11 San Francisco 2/15/1927 2
60 Chuck Bednarik*+ 29 LLB 12 0 233 6-3 Pennsylvania 5/1/1925 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
10 Adrian Burk* 27 P 12 8 190 6-2 Baylor 12/14/1927 4 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1950
77 Gus Cifelli 28 7 0 244 6-4 Nevada-Reno,Notre Dame 2/3/1926 4 Detroit Lions / 19th / 239th pick / 1950
44 Harry Dowda 32 RDH 12 0 195 6-2 Wake Forest 12/29/1922 5 Washington Redskins / 19th / 168th pick / 1947
53 Ken Farragut 26 C 8 0 240 6-4 Mississippi 12/23/1928 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 68th pick / 1951
27 Hal Giancanelli 25 KR 10 0 182 5-10 Loyola Marymount 5/21/1929 1
22 Ralph Goldston 25 8 0 195 5-11 Indiana,Youngstown St. 2/25/1929 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 125th pick / 1952
71 Tom Higgins 24 5 0 230 6-2 North Carolina 2/26/1930 1 Chicago Cardinals / 6th / 70th pick / 1953
42 Bob Hudson 24 LS 12 0 225 6-4 Clemson 4/5/1930 3 New York Giants / 12th / 146th pick / 1951
63 Ken Huxhold 25 LG 11 6 226 6-1 Wisconsin 8/10/1929 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 27th / 319th pick / 1951
78 Mike Jarmoluk 32 RDT 12 0 232 6-5 Temple 10/22/1922 8 Detroit Lions / 7th / 62nd pick / 1945
40 Don Johnson 23 6 0 187 6-0 California 10/31/1931 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 34th pick / 1953
76 Bucko Kilroy* 33 MG 12 0 243 6-2 Notre Dame,Temple 5/30/1921 11
25 Toy Ledbetter 27 12 0 198 5-10 Oklahoma St. 10/30/1927 4
89 Don Luft 24 12 0 220 6-5 Indiana 2/14/1930 Rook
67 John Magee 31 RG 12 0 220 5-10 Rice,La-Lafayette 7/21/1923 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 22nd / 228th pick / 1945
64 Menil Mavraides 23 12 0 235 6-1 Notre Dame 11/17/1931 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 45th pick / 1954
46 Don Miller 22 2 0 195 6-2 SMU 5/24/1932 Rook Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1954
24 Dom Moselle 28 12 0 192 6-0 Wisc-Superior 6/23/1926 4 Cleveland Browns / 23rd / 299th pick / 1950
41 Jerry Norton 23 LDH 12 0 195 5-11 SMU 5/17/1931 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
43 Jim Parmer 27 FB 10 0 193 6-0 Texas A&M,Oklahoma St. 4/15/1927 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 25th / 234th pick / 1948
35 Pete Pihos*+ 31 RE 12 0 210 6-1 Indiana 10/22/1923 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 41st pick / 1945
72 Jess Richardson 24 LDT 12 0 261 6-2 Alabama 8/18/1930 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1953
52 Wayne Robinson* 24 RLB 12 0 225 6-2 Minnesota 1/14/1930 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 89th pick / 1952
23 Bill Roffler 24 3 0 200 6-1 Washington St. 9/16/1930 Rook Green Bay Packers / 10th / 116th pick / 1952
82 Tom Scott 24 LDE 12 0 218 6-2 Virginia 9/3/1930 1 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
66 Ed Sharkey 27 12 0 229 6-3 Duke,Nevada-Reno 7/6/1927 7
73 Lum Snyder* 24 RT 12 0 228 6-5 Georgia Tech 8/12/1930 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1952
20 Don Stevens 26 4 0 176 5-9 Illinois 5/25/1928 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 30th / 353rd pick / 1952
11 Bobby Thomason 26 qb 10 4 196 6-1 VMI 3/26/1928 5 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1949
83 Bobby Walston 26 K 12 0 190 6-0 Georgia 10/17/1928 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
86 Norm Willey*+ 27 RDE 12 0 224 6-2 Marshall 8/22/1927 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1950
49 Jerry Williams 31 LH 11 0 175 5-10 Idaho,Washington St. 11/1/1923 5 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 63rd pick / 1949
32 Neil Worden 23 12 0 198 5-10 Notre Dame 7/1/1931 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1954
75 Frank Wydo 30 LT 12 12 225 6-4 Duquesne,Cornell 6/15/1924 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 29th pick / 1947
Team Total 26.4 12 211.4 6-1.2 3.2