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1949 Pittsburgh Steelers

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6-5-1, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1949 NFL Season Summary

Scored 224 points (18.7/g), 8th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 214 points (17.8/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 10 points (0.8/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 6.3-5.7.

Coach: John Michelosen (6-5-1)

Stadium: Forbes Field
 Training Camp: Alliance College (Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania)

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Rnd Pick Tm Player Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 6 PIT Bob Gage DB 2 1949 1950 0 0 0 0 22 38 94 623 3 9 85 334 6 7 135 2 Clemson
2 16 PIT Harper Davis DB 3 1949 1951 0 0 1 0 35 23 90 2 5 43 0 Mississippi St.
3 26 PIT Bill Walsh C 6 1949 1954 1 2 6 0 72 Notre Dame
4 36 PIT Joe Geri TB 4 1949 1952 1 2 4 0 48 101 280 1926 13 27 431 1550 10 4 92 2 Georgia
5 45 PIT Bill Long E 1 1949 1949 0 0 0 0 10 2 6 0 2 21 0 Oklahoma St.
6 56 PIT Doug Brightwell C 0 0 0 TCU
7 65 PIT Bill Talarico B 0 0 0 Pennsylvania
8 76 PIT George Brown G 2 1949 1950 0 0 0 0 20 TCU
9 85 PIT Tom Brennan T 0 0 0 Boston Col.
10 96 PIT Bob Hood E 0 0 0 Alabama
11 105 PIT Al Sanders C 0 0 0 Southern Miss
12 116 PIT Jim Finks HOF QB 7 1949 1955 0 1 5 0 79 661 1382 8622 55 88 118 294 12 1 17 1 Tulsa
13 125 PIT R.R. Walston G 0 0 0 North Texas
14 136 PIT Dave Moon B 0 0 0 SMU
15 145 PIT Ed Sobczak E 0 0 0 Michigan
16 156 PIT Denvard Snell T 0 0 0 Auburn
17 165 PIT Veto Kissell LB 2 1949 1950 0 0 0 0 20 12 25 0 3 37 0 Holy Cross
18 176 PIT Clint Shipman T 0 0 0 East Texas St.
19 185 PIT Jack McBride E 0 0 0 Rice
20 196 PIT Ben Mann G 0 0 0 Mississippi
21 205 PIT Joe Jackura C 0 0 0 Georgia
22 216 PIT Lloyd Johnson B 0 0 0 West Texas St.
23 225 PIT Jim Owens E 1 1950 1950 0 0 0 0 9 19 188 0 Oklahoma
24 236 PIT Ivan Snowden T 0 0 0 Texas A&I
25 245 PIT Bobby Gaff B 0 0 0 Texas A&M