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1957 Philadelphia Eagles

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4-8-0, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1957 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.2, Offense: -5.0, Defense: 0.9, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 173 points (14.4/g), 11th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 230 points (19.2/g), 5th.
 Differential of -57 points (-4.8/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 4.0-8.0.

Coach: Hugh Devore (4-8-0)

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 Bobby Thomason 29 8 8 46 for 92, 630 yards, 4 td, 10 int, & 15 rushes for 62 yards and 3 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1949
FB Clarence Peaks 22 Rook 0 125 rushes for 495 yards, 1 td, & 11 catches for 99 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 7th pick / 1957
LH Billy Ray Barnes* 22 Rook 0 143 rushes for 529 yards, 1 td, & 19 catches for 212 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 19th pick / 1957
RH Pete Retzlaff 26 1 0 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 10 catches for 120 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 22nd / 265th pick / 1953
LE Bobby Walston 29 6 0 11 catches for 266 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 7 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
LT Buck Lansford 24 2 10 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1955
LG Abe Gibron 32 8 0 New York Giants / 6th / 55th pick / 1949
C John Simerson 22 Rook 12 Philadelphia Eagles / 22nd / 254th pick / 1957
RG Ken Huxhold 28 3 0 Chicago Cardinals / 27th / 319th pick / 1951
RT Bob Gaona 26 4 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 53rd pick / 1953
RE Bill Stribling 30 6 0 14 catches for 194 yards, 1 td New York Giants / 21st / 267th pick / 1950
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tom Scott* 27 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
LDT Sid Youngelman 26 2 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 83rd pick / 1954
MG Marion Campbell 28 3 0 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 46th pick / 1952
RDT Tom Saidock 27 Rook 5 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 74th pick / 1957
RDE Norm Willey 30 7 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1950
LLB Chuck Bednarik* 32 8 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
RLB Bob Hudson 27 6 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 12th / 146th pick / 1951
LDH Eddie Bell 26 2 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 56th pick / 1953
RDH Tom Brookshier 26 4 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 117th pick / 1953
LS Jerry Norton* 26 3 0 4 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
RS Jimmy Harris 23 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 50th pick / 1957
 Special Teams Starters
K Bobby Walston 29 6 0 9 of 12 field goals & 20 of 21 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
P Jerry Norton* 26 3 0 68 punts for a 41.1 average, 1 blocked Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
PR Tommy McDonald 23 Rook 0 26 punt returns for a 4.9 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 31st pick / 1957
KR Ken Keller 23 1 0 15 kick returns for a 21.3 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 126th pick / 1956

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 Billy Ray Barnes* 22 LH 12 0 201 5-11 Wake Forest 5/14/1935 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 19th pick / 1957
60 Chuck Bednarik* 32 LLB 11 0 233 6-3 Pennsylvania 5/1/1925 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
81 Eddie Bell 26 LDH 12 0 212 6-1 Pennsylvania 3/25/1931 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 56th pick / 1953
36 Dick Bielski 25 12 0 224 6-1 Maryland 9/7/1932 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1955
40 Tom Brookshier 26 RDH 12 0 196 6-0 Colorado 12/16/1931 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 117th pick / 1953
84 Hank Burnine 25 7 0 188 6-2 Missouri 11/9/1932 1 New York Giants / 12th / 140th pick / 1955
78 Marion Campbell 28 MG 10 0 250 6-3 Georgia 5/25/1929 3 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 46th pick / 1952
10 Al Dorow 28 6 0 193 6-0 Michigan St. 11/15/1929 3 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 31st pick / 1952
64 Bob Gaona 26 RT 12 0 243 6-3 Wake Forest 1/3/1931 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 53rd pick / 1953
64 Abe Gibron 32 LG 12 0 243 5-11 Valparaiso,Purdue 9/22/1925 8 New York Giants / 6th / 55th pick / 1949
20 Jimmy Harris 23 RS 12 0 178 6-1 Oklahoma 11/12/1934 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 50th pick / 1957
42 Bob Hudson 27 RLB 12 0 225 6-4 Clemson 4/5/1930 6 New York Giants / 12th / 146th pick / 1951
63 Ken Huxhold 28 RG 12 0 226 6-1 Wisconsin 8/10/1929 3 Chicago Cardinals / 27th / 319th pick / 1951
9 Sonny Jurgensen 23 qb 10 4 202 5-11 Duke 8/23/1934 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
23 Ken Keller 23 KR 12 0 180 5-10 North Carolina 9/12/1934 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 126th pick / 1956
68 Bill Koman 23 LB 11 11 229 6-2 North Carolina 9/16/1934 1 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 91st pick / 1956
79 Buck Lansford 24 LT 10 10 232 6-2 Texas 11/4/1933 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1955
65 Menil Mavraides 26 12 0 235 6-1 Notre Dame 11/17/1931 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 45th pick / 1954
25 Tommy McDonald 23 PR 12 0 178 5-9 Oklahoma 7/26/1934 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 31st pick / 1957
41 Jerry Norton* 26 LS 12 0 195 5-11 SMU 5/17/1931 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
26 Clarence Peaks 22 FB 12 0 218 6-1 Michigan St. 9/23/1935 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 7th pick / 1957
44 Pete Retzlaff 26 RH 12 0 211 6-1 North Dakota-Ellendale,South Dakota St. 8/21/1931 1 Detroit Lions / 22nd / 265th pick / 1953
45 Rocky Ryan 25 9 0 202 6-1 Illinois 7/5/1932 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 21st pick / 1954
75 Tom Saidock 27 RDT 11 5 261 6-5 Michigan St. 2/26/1930 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 74th pick / 1957
82 Tom Scott* 27 LDE 12 0 218 6-2 Virginia 9/3/1930 4 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
53 John Simerson 22 C 12 12 257 6-3 Purdue 4/20/1935 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 22nd / 254th pick / 1957
80 Bill Stribling 30 RE 12 0 206 6-1 Mississippi 11/5/1927 6 New York Giants / 21st / 267th pick / 1950
76 Len Szafaryn 29 t 1 1 226 6-2 North Carolina 1/19/1928 8 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1949
11 Bobby Thomason 29 QB 12 8 196 6-1 VMI 3/26/1928 8 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1949
83 Bobby Walston 29 K 12 0 190 6-0 Georgia 10/17/1928 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
77 Jim Weatherall 28 12 0 245 6-4 Oklahoma 10/26/1929 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 17th pick / 1952
86 Norm Willey 30 RDE 12 0 224 6-2 Marshall 8/22/1927 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1950
32 Neil Worden 26 12 0 198 5-10 Notre Dame 7/1/1931 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1954
74 Frank Wydo 33 12 0 225 6-4 Duquesne,Cornell 6/15/1924 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 29th pick / 1947
73 Sid Youngelman 26 LDT 12 0 257 6-3 Alabama 12/1/1931 2 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 83rd pick / 1954
Team Total 26.4 12 217.1 6-1.2 3.2