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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)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Norm Van Brocklin* 32 9 12 198 for 374, 2,409 yards, 15 td, 20 int, & 8 rushes for 5 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 37th pick / 1949
FB Clarence Peaks 23 1 0 115 rushes for 386 yards, 3 td, & 29 catches for 248 yards and 2 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 7th pick / 1957
LH Billy Ray Barnes* 23 1 0 156 rushes for 551 yards, 7 td, & 35 catches for 423 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 19th pick / 1957
RH Pete Retzlaff* 27 2 0 1 rush for -4 yards, 0 td, & 56 catches for 766 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 22nd / 265th pick / 1953
LE Bobby Walston 30 7 0 21 catches for 298 yards, 3 td Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
LT Len Szafaryn 30 9 0 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1949
LG Harold Bradley 29 4 12
C Chuck Bednarik 33 9 0 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
RG Ken Huxhold 29 4 0 Chicago Cardinals / 27th / 319th pick / 1951
RT Lum Snyder 28 6 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1952
RE Dick Bielski 26 3 0 23 catches for 234 yards, 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1955
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tom Scott* 28 5 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
LDT Jess Richardson 28 5 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1953
RDT Don Owens 26 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1957
RDE Ed Meadows 26 4 0 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 30th pick / 1954
LLB Tom Louderback 25 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 10th / 111th pick / 1955
MLB Bob Pellegrini 24 2 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1956
RLB Bill Koman 24 2 12 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 8th / 91st pick / 1956
LDH Brad Myers 29 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 108th pick / 1953
RDH Lee Riley 26 3 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 48th pick / 1955
LS Jerry Norton* 27 4 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
RS Tom Brookshier 27 5 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 117th pick / 1953
 Special Teams Starters
K Bobby Walston 30 7 0 6 of 14 field goals & 31 of 31 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
P Norm Van Brocklin* 32 9 12 54 punts for a 41.2 average, 1 blocked Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 37th pick / 1949
PR Billy Wells 27 4 0 19 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 5th / 56th pick / 1954
KR Billy Wells 27 4 0 14 kick returns for a 24.0 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 5th / 56th pick / 1954

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 Billy Ray Barnes* 23 LH 12 0 201 5-11 Wake Forest 5/14/1935 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 19th pick / 1957
60 Chuck Bednarik 33 C 12 0 233 6-3 Pennsylvania 5/1/1925 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 1st pick / 1949
81 Eddie Bell 27 12 0 212 6-1 Pennsylvania 3/25/1931 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 56th pick / 1953
36 Dick Bielski 26 RE 12 0 224 6-1 Maryland 9/7/1932 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1955
65 Harold Bradley 29 LG 12 12 230 6-2 Iowa 10/13/1929 4
40 Tom Brookshier 27 RS 11 0 196 6-0 Colorado 12/16/1931 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 117th pick / 1953
78 Marion Campbell 29 11 0 250 6-3 Georgia 5/25/1929 4 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 46th pick / 1952
86 Ed Cooke 23 7 0 250 6-4 Maryland 5/3/1935 Rook Chicago Bears / 3rd / 29th pick / 1958
42 Bob Hudson 28 11 0 225 6-4 Clemson 4/5/1930 7 New York Giants / 12th / 146th pick / 1951
63 Ken Huxhold 29 RG 12 0 226 6-1 Wisconsin 8/10/1929 4 Chicago Cardinals / 27th / 319th pick / 1951
67 Proverb Jacobs 23 12 0 258 6-4 California 5/25/1935 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 17th pick / 1958
9 Sonny Jurgensen 24 12 0 202 5-11 Duke 8/23/1934 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
73 Ed Khayat 23 5 0 240 6-3 Millsaps,Tulane 9/14/1935 1
68 Bill Koman 24 RLB 12 12 229 6-2 North Carolina 9/16/1934 2 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 91st pick / 1956
43 Walt Kowalczyk 23 12 0 208 6-0 Michigan St. 4/17/1935 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 6th pick / 1958
64 Galen Laack 27 8 0 230 6-0 Pacific 4/3/1931 Rook Washington Redskins / 9th / 105th pick / 1957
61 Tom Louderback 25 LLB 12 0 235 6-2 San Jose St. 3/5/1933 Rook Washington Redskins / 10th / 111th pick / 1955
25 Tommy McDonald* 24 10 0 178 5-9 Oklahoma 7/26/1934 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 31st pick / 1957
66 Ed Meadows 26 RDE 12 0 221 6-2 Duke 2/19/1932 4 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 30th pick / 1954
80 Gene Mitcham 26 2 0 206 6-2 Arizona St. 5/18/1932 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 199th pick / 1955
46 Brad Myers 29 LDH 9 0 197 6-1 Bucknell 2/14/1929 5 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 108th pick / 1953
87 Andy Nacrelli 25 2 0 190 6-1 Fordham 8/15/1933 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 142nd pick / 1955
41 Jerry Norton* 27 LS 9 0 195 5-11 SMU 5/17/1931 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
70 Don Owens 26 RDT 12 0 255 6-5 Southern Miss 4/3/1932 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1957
26 Clarence Peaks 23 FB 11 0 218 6-1 Michigan St. 9/23/1935 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 7th pick / 1957
53 Bob Pellegrini 24 MLB 12 0 233 6-2 Maryland 11/13/1934 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1956
76 Volney Peters 30 10 0 237 6-4 USC 1/1/1928 6 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
44 Pete Retzlaff* 27 RH 12 0 211 6-1 North Dakota-Ellendale,South Dakota St. 8/21/1931 2 Detroit Lions / 22nd / 265th pick / 1953
72 Jess Richardson 28 LDT 12 0 261 6-2 Alabama 8/18/1930 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 92nd pick / 1953
22 Lee Riley 26 RDH 12 0 192 6-1 Detroit Mercy 8/24/1932 3 Detroit Lions / 4th / 48th pick / 1955
45 Rocky Ryan 26 3 0 202 6-1 Illinois 7/5/1932 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 21st pick / 1954
82 Tom Scott* 28 LDE 12 0 218 6-2 Virginia 9/3/1930 5 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
64 John Simerson 23 4 0 257 6-3 Purdue 4/20/1935 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 22nd / 254th pick / 1957
79 Lum Snyder 28 RT 12 0 228 6-5 Georgia Tech 8/12/1930 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 29th pick / 1952
74 Len Szafaryn 30 LT 7 0 226 6-2 North Carolina 1/19/1928 9 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1949
11 Norm Van Brocklin* 32 P 12 12 190 6-1 Oregon 3/15/1926 9 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 37th pick / 1949
83 Bobby Walston 30 K 12 0 190 6-0 Georgia 10/17/1928 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 166th pick / 1951
27 Billy Wells 27 KR 12 0 180 5-9 Michigan St. 12/7/1931 4 Washington Redskins / 5th / 56th pick / 1954
73 Sid Youngelman 27 5 0 257 6-3 Alabama 12/1/1931 3 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 83rd pick / 1954
Team Total 26.5 12 220.3 6-1.5 3.2