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1958 Philadelphia Eagles

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2-9-1, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1958 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.7, Offense: -3.3, Defense: -4.5, SoS: -1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 235 points (19.6/g), 10th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 306 points (25.5/g), 9th.
 Differential of -71 points (-5.9/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 4.2-7.8.

Coach: Buck Shaw (2-9-1)

Stadium: Franklin Field
 Training Camp: (Hershey, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

Majority Owner James P. Clark
General Manager Vince McNally
Defensive Alignment 4-3

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 235 3790 745 5.1 43 22 25 222 214 402 2697 18 21 6.6 125 334 1093 13 3.3 72
Team Defense 306 4047 793 5.1 27 12 24 225 138 289 2118 22 15 6.9 100 488 1929 15 4.0 101
Lg Rank Offense 10 7 8 10 3 2 2 5 6 4 12 12 8 12
Lg Rank Defense 9 9 12 12 8 1 8 10 10 9 12 9 8 6

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 28 boxscore L 0-1 Washington Redskins 14 24 11 169 109 60 2 25 346 134 212 4
2 Sun October 5 boxscore W 1-1 New York Giants 27 24 15 308 238 70 3 21 314 212 102 2
3 Sun October 12 boxscore L 1-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 3 24 16 207 148 59 7 19 286 72 214 2
4 Sun October 19 boxscore L 1-3 San Francisco 49ers 24 30 25 309 202 107 3 18 380 269 111 2
5 Sun October 26 boxscore L 1-4 @ Green Bay Packers 35 38 19 411 293 118 4 19 318 191 127 1
6 Sun November 2 boxscore T 1-4-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 21 21 27 399 281 118 6 13 384 184 200 5
7 Sun November 9 boxscore L 1-5-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 24 31 23 322 197 125 2 15 386 290 96 2
8 Sun November 16 boxscore W 2-5-1 Chicago Cardinals 49 21 28 514 412 102 4 19 321 216 105 2
9 Sun November 23 boxscore L 2-6-1 @ Cleveland Browns 14 28 20 325 210 115 15 278 143 135 1
10 Sun November 30 boxscore L 2-7-1 @ New York Giants 10 24 13 295 212 83 6 16 282 131 151 3
11 Sun December 7 boxscore L 2-8-1 Cleveland Browns 14 21 16 273 144 129 2 21 342 92 250 1
12 Sun December 14 boxscore L 2-9-1 @ Washington Redskins 0 20 9 258 251 7 4 24 410 184 226 2

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 Norm Van Brocklin* 32 P/QB 12 12 2-9-1 198 374 52.9 2409 15 4.0 20 5.3 91 6.4 4.8 12.2 200.8 64.1 0 0
9 Sonny Jurgensen 24 12 0 12 22 54.5 259 0 0.0 1 4.5 61 11.8 9.7 21.6 21.6 77.7 0 0
33 Billy Ray Barnes* 23 LH 12 0 4 6 66.7 104 3 50.0 0 0.0 71 17.3 27.3 26.0 8.7 149.3 0 0
Team Total 26.5 12 2-9-1 214 402 53.2 2772 18 4.5 21 5.2 91 6.9 5.4 13.0 231.0 68.3 0 0
Opp Total 12 138 289 47.8 2244 22 7.6 15 5.2 7.8 6.95 16.3 187.0 78.0 16 126 6.9 6.2 5.2

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
33 Billy Ray Barnes* 23 LH 12 0 156 551 7 70 3.5 45.9 13.0 35 423 12.1 0 33 2.9 35.3 974 7 10
26 Clarence Peaks 23 FB 11 0 115 386 3 23 3.4 35.1 10.5 29 248 8.6 2 33 2.6 22.5 634 5 9
27 Billy Wells 27 KR/PR 12 0 24 92 1 12 3.8 7.7 2.0 4 49 12.3 0 21 0.3 4.1 141 1 7
43 Walt Kowalczyk 23 12 0 17 43 1 17 2.5 3.6 1.4 8 72 9.0 0 15 0.7 6.0 115 1 2
46 Brad Myers 29 LDH 9 0 9 23 0 15 2.6 2.6 1.0 4 25 6.3 0 13 0.4 2.8 48 0 1
11 Norm Van Brocklin* 32 P/QB 12 12 8 5 1 2 0.6 0.4 0.7 5 1 3
25 Tommy McDonald* 24 10 0 3 -4 0 5 -1.3 -0.4 0.3 29 603 20.8 9 91 2.9 60.3 599 9 4
44 Pete Retzlaff* 27 RH 12 0 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 -0.3 0.1 56 766 13.7 2 49 4.7 63.8 762 2 0
9 Sonny Jurgensen 24 12 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 1 0 1
36 Dick Bielski 26 RE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 234 10.2 1 30 1.9 19.5 234 1 1
83 Bobby Walston 30 K/LE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 298 14.2 3 71 1.8 24.8 298 3 0
80 Gene Mitcham 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 39 13.0 1 20 1.5 19.5 39 1 0
87 Andy Nacrelli 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 15 7.5 0 11 1.0 7.5 15 0 0
Team Total 26.5 12 334 1093 13 70 3.3 91.1 27.8 214 2772 13.0 18 91 17.8 231.0 3865 31 41
Opp Total 12 488 1929 15 4.0 160.8 40.7 138 2118 15.3 22 11.5 176.5 4047 37 18

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
27 Billy Wells 27 KR/PR 12 0 19 158 0 65 8.3 14 336 0 44 24.0 635
25 Tommy McDonald* 24 10 0 18 135 0 35 7.5 14 262 0 32 18.7 996
22 Lee Riley 26 RDH 12 0 7 27 0 10 3.9 9 205 0 35 22.8 232
36 Dick Bielski 26 RE 12 0 5 66 0 18 13.2 300
67 Proverb Jacobs 23 12 0 2 24 0 20 12.0 24
68 Bill Koman 24 RLB 12 12 1 5 0 5 5.0 1 7 0 7 7.0 12
41 Jerry Norton* 27 LS 9 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
45 Rocky Ryan 26 3 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.5 12 47 333 0 65 7.1 45 900 0 44 20.0 5098
Opp Total 12 41 1566 1 38.2 40 961 1 24.0

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
11 Norm Van Brocklin* 32 P/QB 12 12 54 2225 58 1 41.2
83 Bobby Walston 30 K/LE 12 0 14 6 42.9% 31 31 100.0%
Team Total 26.5 12 14 6 42.9% 31 31 100.0% 54 2225 58 1 41.2
Opp Total 12 23 11 47.8% 39 39 100.0% 53 2284 43.1

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
33 Billy Ray Barnes* 23 LH 12 0 0 10 5 0 0
27 Billy Wells 27 KR/PR 12 0 0 7 4 0 0
26 Clarence Peaks 23 FB 11 0 0 9 1 0 0
25 Tommy McDonald* 24 10 0 0 4 1 0 0
40 Tom Brookshier 27 RS 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
68 Bill Koman 24 RLB 12 12 1 5 0 5 0 0 1 2 0 0
53 Bob Pellegrini 24 MLB 12 0 4 90 0 40 0
22 Lee Riley 26 RDH 12 0 1 8 0 8 0 0 0 3 0 0
11 Norm Van Brocklin* 32 P/QB 12 12 0 3 1 0 0
42 Bob Hudson 28 11 0 1 15 0 15 0 0 0 2 46 0
43 Walt Kowalczyk 23 12 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
45 Rocky Ryan 26 3 0 1 38 0 38 0 0 1 1 0 0
81 Eddie Bell 27 12 0 2 33 0 33 0
36 Dick Bielski 26 RE 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
9 Sonny Jurgensen 24 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
82 Tom Scott* 28 LDE 12 0 2 15 0 10 0
60 Chuck Bednarik 33 C 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 Marion Campbell 29 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
67 Proverb Jacobs 23 12 0 0 0 1 3 0
46 Brad Myers 29 LDH 9 0 0 1 0 0 0
41 Jerry Norton* 27 LS 9 0 1 0 0 0 0
70 Don Owens 26 RDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 Pete Retzlaff* 27 RH 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Jess Richardson 28 LDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
73 Sid Youngelman 27 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.5 12 15 206 0 40 0 0 41 31 49 0
Opp Total 12 9 18 6

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 30 K/LE 12 0 3 3 31 6 67
25 Tommy McDonald* 24 10 0 9 9 54
33 Billy Ray Barnes* 23 LH 12 0 7 7 42
26 Clarence Peaks 23 FB 11 0 3 2 5 30
44 Pete Retzlaff* 27 RH 12 0 2 2 12
36 Dick Bielski 26 RE 12 0 1 1 6
43 Walt Kowalczyk 23 12 0 1 1 6
80 Gene Mitcham 26 2 0 1 1 6
11 Norm Van Brocklin* 32 P/QB 12 12 1 1 6
27 Billy Wells 27 KR/PR 12 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.5 12 13 18 31 31 6 235
Opp Total 12 15 22 1 1 39 11 306