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1957 Los Angeles Rams

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6-6-0, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1957 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.7, Offense: 6.1, Defense: -3.4, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 307 points (25.6/g), 1st of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 278 points (23.2/g), 10th.
 Differential of 29 points (2.4/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 6.7-5.3.

Coach: Sid Gillman (6-6-0)

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: University of Redlands (Redlands, California)

Team Info

Co-Owner Edwin Pauley
Co-Owner/President of Football Operations Dan Reeves
General Manager Pete Rozelle
Offensive Scheme Vertical
Defensive Alignment 5-2

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 307 4143 802 5.2 37 14 19 235 144 296 2001 21 23 6.1 104 474 2142 15 4.5 112
Team Defense 278 3725 779 4.8 25 11 19 216 153 301 1880 15 14 5.5 101 440 1845 15 4.2 96
Lg Rank Offense 1 1 8 4 1 6 5 2 9 5 3 1 3 1
Lg Rank Defense 10 9 11 12 10 8 6 6 11 4 8 9 8 9

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 29 boxscore W 1-0 Philadelphia Eagles 17 13 17 270 82 188 1 13 188 63 125 2
2 Sun October 6 boxscore L 1-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 23 19 401 217 184 2 16 318 122 196 1
3 Sun October 13 boxscore L 1-2 @ Detroit Lions 7 10 14 241 74 167 6 12 208 82 126 1
4 Sun October 20 boxscore L 1-3 @ Chicago Bears 26 34 13 221 142 79 1 22 441 223 218 3
5 Sun October 27 boxscore W 2-3 Detroit Lions 35 17 21 357 133 224 4 24 308 220 88 4
6 Sun November 3 boxscore L 2-4 Chicago Bears 10 16 17 154 70 84 4 17 301 227 74 2
7 Sun November 10 boxscore W 3-4 San Francisco 49ers 37 24 25 400 207 193 2 15 239 133 106 1
8 Sun November 17 boxscore W 4-4 @ Green Bay Packers 31 27 27 512 241 271 4 16 276 156 120 2
9 Sun November 24 boxscore L 4-5 @ Cleveland Browns 31 45 16 286 112 174 5 21 378 48 330 3
10 Sun December 1 boxscore L 4-6 @ Baltimore Colts 14 31 13 257 132 125 4 23 425 261 164 2
11 Sun December 8 boxscore W 5-6 Green Bay Packers 42 17 27 599 297 302 3 18 307 146 161 1
12 Sun December 15 boxscore W 6-6 Baltimore Colts 37 21 26 445 294 151 1 19 336 199 137 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Norm Van Brocklin 31 P/QB 12 12 6-6-0 132 265 49.8% 2105 20 7.5 21 7.9 70 7.9 5.9 15.9 175.4 68.8 0 0
9 Billy Wade 27 5 0 10 24 41.7% 116 1 4.2 1 4.2 35 4.8 3.8 11.6 23.2 53.5 0 0
27 Ron Waller 24 PR 11 0 2 6 33.3% 35 0 0.0 0 0.0 30 5.8 5.8 17.5 3.2 54.2 0 0
35 Tank Younger 29 FB 12 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Team Total 25.9 12 6-6-0 144 296 48.6% 2256 21 7.1 23 7.8 70 7.6 5.5 15.7 188.0 65.7 0 0
Opp Total 12 153 301 50.8% 2186 15 5.0 14 4.7 7.3 6.17 14.3 182.2 71.9 38 306 5.5 4.6 11.2

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
24 Tommy Wilson* 25 LH 11 0 127 616 3 46 4.9 56.0 11.5 7 95 13.6 1 19 0.6 8.6 711 4 6
34 Joe Marconi 23 10 0 104 481 3 31 4.6 48.1 10.4 16 171 10.7 1 61 1.6 17.1 652 4 1
35 Tank Younger 29 FB 12 0 96 401 3 29 4.2 33.4 8.0 8 61 7.6 0 16 0.7 5.1 462 3 2
26 Jon Arnett* 22 KR 12 0 86 347 2 68 4.0 28.9 7.2 18 322 17.9 3 66 1.5 26.8 669 5 5
27 Ron Waller 24 PR 11 0 48 292 0 76 6.1 26.5 4.4 5 40 8.0 0 17 0.5 3.6 332 0 4
11 Norm Van Brocklin 31 P/QB 12 12 10 -4 4 3 -0.4 -0.3 0.8 -4 4 4
40 Elroy Hirsch 34 LE 12 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.7 0.1 32 477 14.9 6 45 2.7 39.8 485 6 0
84 Leon Clarke 24 RE 9 0 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 -0.4 0.1 23 442 19.2 4 70 2.6 49.1 438 4 0
9 Billy Wade 27 5 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 1.0 0.2 5 0 0
82 Bob Boyd 29 FL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 29 534 18.4 3 51 2.4 44.5 534 3 2
85 Lamar Lundy 22 de 12 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 114 19.0 3 34 0.5 9.5 114 3 0
Team Total 25.9 12 474 2142 15 76 4.5 178.5 39.5 144 2256 15.7 21 70 12.0 188.0 4398 36 24
Opp Total 12 440 1845 15 4.2 153.8 36.7 153 1880 12.3 15 12.8 156.7 3725 30 24

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
26 Jon Arnett* 22 KR 12 0 14 85 0 22 6.1 18 504 1 98 28.0 1258
27 Ron Waller 24 PR 11 0 16 33 0 24 2.1 13 289 0 46 22.2 654
24 Tommy Wilson* 25 LH 11 0 1 28 0 28 28.0 11 290 0 35 26.4 1029
47 Corky Taylor 24 2 0 3 41 0 28 13.7 1 35 0 35 35.0 76
32 Jack Pardee 21 12 0 3 21 0 15 7.0 21
61 Duane Putnam*+ 29 LG 12 0 2 11 0 11 5.5 11
25 Don Burroughs 26 LS 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
85 Lamar Lundy 22 de 12 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 114
43 Will Sherman 30 RS 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.9 12 36 198 0 28 5.5 49 1150 1 98 23.5 5746
Opp Total 12 37 1878 0 50.8 53 1268 1 23.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
36 Paige Cothren 22 K 12 0 19 11 57.9%% 38 38 100.0%%
11 Norm Van Brocklin 31 P/QB 12 12 54 2392 71 0 44.3
29 Del Shofner 23 LDH 12 0 2 97 52 0 48.5
Team Total 25.9 12 19 11 57.9%% 38 38 100.0%% 56 2489 71 0 44.4
Opp Total 12 26 15 57.7%% 33 33 100.0%% 61 2439 40.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
24 Tommy Wilson* 25 LH 11 0 0 6 2 0 0
26 Jon Arnett* 22 KR 12 0 0 5 2 0 0
48 Les Richter* 27 MG 12 0 4 60 0 25 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 Ron Waller 24 PR 11 0 0 4 1 0 0
11 Norm Van Brocklin 31 P/QB 12 12 0 4 0 0 0
82 Bob Boyd 29 FL 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
25 Don Burroughs 26 LS 12 0 3 29 0 24 0
65 Art Hauser 28 RDT 12 0 0 0 3 53 1
29 Del Shofner 23 LDH 12 0 2 27 0 15 0 0 0 1 0 0
31 Larry Morris 24 LLB 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
32 Jack Pardee 21 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
43 Will Sherman 30 RS 10 0 1 51 0 51 0 0 0 1 0 0
35 Tank Younger 29 FB 12 0 0 2 0 0 0
21 Alex Bravo 27 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Dick Daugherty* 28 RLB 9 0 1 32 1 32 0 1
57 Bob Dougherty 25 10 0 1 6 0 6 0
58 Bob Griffin 28 C 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Lamar Lundy 22 de 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
34 Joe Marconi 23 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
81 Paul Miller 27 LDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
73 Ken Panfil 27 RT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
77 George Strugar 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 Jesse Whittenton 23 RDH 12 0 1 31 0 31 0
Team Total 25.9 12 14 236 1 51 0 0 24 21 53 1 1
Opp Total 12 32 24 13 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
36 Paige Cothren 22 K 12 0 38 11 71
26 Jon Arnett* 22 KR 12 0 2 3 1 6 36
40 Elroy Hirsch 34 LE 12 0 6 6 36
84 Leon Clarke 24 RE 9 0 4 4 24
34 Joe Marconi 23 10 0 3 1 4 24
11 Norm Van Brocklin 31 P/QB 12 12 4 4 24
24 Tommy Wilson* 25 LH 11 0 3 1 4 24
82 Bob Boyd 29 FL 12 0 3 3 18
85 Lamar Lundy 22 de 12 12 3 3 18
35 Tank Younger 29 FB 12 0 3 3 18
50 Dick Daugherty* 28 RLB 9 0 1 1 1 8
65 Art Hauser 28 RDT 12 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.9 12 15 21 1 1 1 39 38 11 1 307
Opp Total 12 15 15 1 1 1 33 15 1 278

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1957-09-29 PHI W, 17-13 2 1 rush Joe Marconi 1 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
2 1957-09-29 PHI W, 17-13 2 1 rush Norm Van Brocklin 1 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
3 1957-10-06 @ SFO L, 20-23 1 21 rush Tommy Wilson 21 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
4 1957-10-06 @ SFO L, 20-23 3 70 pass Leon Clarke 70 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
5 1957-10-13 @ DET L, 7-10 2 12 pass Jon Arnett 12 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
6 1957-10-20 @ CHI L, 26-34 3 13 rush Tommy Wilson 13 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
7 1957-10-20 @ CHI L, 26-34 4 66 pass Jon Arnett 66 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
8 1957-10-20 @ CHI L, 26-34 4 1 rush Norm Van Brocklin 1 yard rush
9 1957-10-27 DET W, 35-17 1 3 rush Tank Younger 3 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
10 1957-10-27 DET W, 35-17 1 1 rush Norm Van Brocklin 1 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
11 1957-10-27 DET W, 35-17 2 1 rush Norm Van Brocklin 1 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
12 1957-10-27 DET W, 35-17 4 14 pass Leon Clarke 14 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
13 1957-10-27 DET W, 35-17 4 32 interception Dick Daugherty 32 yard interception return (Paige Cothren kick)
14 1957-11-03 CHI L, 10-16 1 98 kickoff Jon Arnett 98 yard kickoff return (Paige Cothren kick)
15 1957-11-10 SFO W, 37-24 1 15 pass Bob Boyd 15 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
16 1957-11-10 SFO W, 37-24 1 1 rush Tank Younger 1 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
17 1957-11-10 SFO W, 37-24 2 50 pass Bob Boyd 50 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
18 1957-11-10 SFO W, 37-24 2 4 rush Jon Arnett 4 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
19 1957-11-10 SFO W, 37-24 4 1 rush Joe Marconi 1 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
20 1957-11-17 @ GNB W, 31-27 3 20 pass Bob Boyd 20 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
21 1957-11-17 @ GNB W, 31-27 3 1 rush Tank Younger 1 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
22 1957-11-17 @ GNB W, 31-27 4 68 rush Jon Arnett 68 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
23 1957-11-17 @ GNB W, 31-27 4 34 pass Lamar Lundy 34 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
24 1957-11-24 @ CLE L, 31-45 2 14 pass Elroy Hirsch 14 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
25 1957-11-24 @ CLE L, 31-45 2 1 rush Tommy Wilson 1 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
26 1957-11-24 @ CLE L, 31-45 2 20 pass Elroy Hirsch 20 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
27 1957-11-24 @ CLE L, 31-45 3 29 fumble Art Hauser 29 yard fumble return (Paige Cothren kick)
28 1957-12-01 @ BAL L, 14-31 2 29 pass Leon Clarke 29 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
29 1957-12-01 @ BAL L, 14-31 3 11 pass Tommy Wilson 11 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
30 1957-12-08 GNB W, 42-17 1 5 pass Elroy Hirsch 5 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
31 1957-12-08 GNB W, 42-17 2 3 rush Joe Marconi 3 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
32 1957-12-08 GNB W, 42-17 3 21 pass Leon Clarke 21 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
33 1957-12-08 GNB W, 42-17 3 31 pass Lamar Lundy 31 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
34 1957-12-08 GNB W, 42-17 4 61 pass Joe Marconi 61 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
35 1957-12-08 GNB W, 42-17 4 35 pass Elroy Hirsch 35 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
36 1957-12-15 BAL W, 37-21 1 61 pass Jon Arnett 61 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
37 1957-12-15 BAL W, 37-21 2 10 pass Elroy Hirsch 10 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
38 1957-12-15 BAL W, 37-21 4 23 pass Elroy Hirsch 23 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)
39 1957-12-15 BAL W, 37-21 4 8 pass Lamar Lundy 8 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Paige Cothren kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1957-09-29 PHI L, 13-17 4 4 rush Billy Ray Barnes 4 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
2 1957-10-06 @ SFO W, 23-20 2 23 pass Billy Wilson 23 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Gordie Soltau kick)
3 1957-10-06 @ SFO W, 23-20 2 46 pass R.C. Owens 46 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Gordie Soltau kick)
4 1957-10-06 @ SFO W, 23-20 4 11 pass R.C. Owens 11 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Gordie Soltau kick)
5 1957-10-13 @ DET W, 10-7 2 16 pass Jerry Reichow 16 yard pass from Tobin Rote (Bobby Layne kick)
6 1957-10-20 @ CHI W, 34-26 2 18 rush Willie Galimore 18 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
7 1957-10-20 @ CHI W, 34-26 2 17 rush Willie Galimore 17 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
8 1957-10-20 @ CHI W, 34-26 3 14 pass Willie Galimore 14 yard pass from Ed Brown (George Blanda kick)
9 1957-10-20 @ CHI W, 34-26 4 1 rush Willie Galimore 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
10 1957-10-27 DET L, 17-35 2 1 rush Gene Gedman 1 yard rush (Bobby Layne kick)
11 1957-10-27 DET L, 17-35 3 9 pass Jerry Reichow 9 yard pass from Tobin Rote (Bobby Layne kick)
12 1957-11-03 CHI W, 16-10 1 43 fumble Vic Zucco 43 yard fumble return (George Blanda kick)
13 1957-11-10 SFO L, 24-37 1 22 pass Hugh McElhenny 22 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Gordie Soltau kick)
14 1957-11-10 SFO L, 24-37 2 1 rush Y.A. Tittle 1 yard rush (Gordie Soltau kick)
15 1957-11-10 SFO L, 24-37 3 33 pass Clyde Conner 33 yard pass from Joe Arenas (Gordie Soltau kick)
16 1957-11-17 @ GNB L, 27-31 1 14 pass Don McIlhenny 14 yard pass from Bart Starr (Fred Cone kick)
17 1957-11-17 @ GNB L, 27-31 2 4 rush Al Carmichael 4 yard rush (Fred Cone kick)
18 1957-11-17 @ GNB L, 27-31 2 55 interception Bobby Dillon 55 yard interception return (Fred Cone kick)
19 1957-11-24 @ CLE W, 45-31 1 23 rush Lew Carpenter 23 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
20 1957-11-24 @ CLE W, 45-31 2 69 rush Jim Brown 69 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
21 1957-11-24 @ CLE W, 45-31 3 1 rush Jim Brown 1 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
22 1957-11-24 @ CLE W, 45-31 3 1 rush Jim Brown 1 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
23 1957-11-24 @ CLE W, 45-31 4 3 rush Jim Brown 3 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
24 1957-11-24 @ CLE W, 45-31 4 1 rush Lew Carpenter 1 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
25 1957-12-01 @ BAL W, 31-14 1 23 rush Lenny Moore 23 yard rush (Steve Myhra kick)
26 1957-12-01 @ BAL W, 31-14 1 3 pass Lenny Moore 3 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
27 1957-12-01 @ BAL W, 31-14 4 10 pass Raymond Berry 10 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
28 1957-12-01 @ BAL W, 31-14 4 50 pass Lenny Moore 50 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
29 1957-12-08 GNB L, 17-42 4 8 pass Howie Ferguson 8 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Fred Cone kick)
30 1957-12-08 GNB L, 17-42 4 17 pass Max McGee 17 yard pass from Bart Starr (Fred Cone kick)
31 1957-12-15 BAL L, 21-37 1 2 pass Lenny Moore 2 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
32 1957-12-15 BAL L, 21-37 3 1 rush Alan Ameche 1 yard rush (Steve Myhra kick)
33 1957-12-15 BAL L, 21-37 4 92 kickoff Lenny Moore 92 yard kickoff return (Steve Myhra kick)