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1958 Los Angeles Rams

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8-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1958 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.0, Offense: 5.7, Defense: 0.3, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 344 points (28.7/g), 2nd of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 278 points (23.2/g), 8th.
 Differential of 66 points (5.5/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-4.5.

Coach: Sid Gillman (8-4-0)

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 4-3

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 344 4406 733 6.0 49 23 12 209 186 358 2672 19 26 6.9 104 345 1734 18 5.0 93
Team Defense 278 3828 818 4.7 41 13 16 235 188 381 2051 21 28 5.0 110 405 1777 12 4.4 109
Lg Rank Offense 2 2 11 12 6 4 3 4 9 3 10 5 3 2
Lg Rank Defense 8 6 3 11 10 12 6 8 2 2 8 8 3 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 28 boxscore L 0-1 Cleveland Browns 27 30 20 470 268 202 4 23 373 116 257 2
2 Sun October 5 boxscore W 1-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 33 3 23 362 135 227 4 11 186 101 85 5
3 Sun October 12 boxscore W 2-1 @ Detroit Lions 42 28 14 347 142 205 3 26 436 206 230 5
4 Sun October 19 boxscore L 2-2 @ Chicago Bears 10 31 11 215 142 73 6 15 306 192 114 3
5 Sun October 26 boxscore L 2-3 Detroit Lions 24 41 14 273 225 48 7 21 322 170 152 5
6 Sun November 2 boxscore W 3-3 Chicago Bears 41 35 14 317 172 145 3 26 338 167 171 2
7 Sun November 9 boxscore W 4-3 San Francisco 49ers 56 7 27 577 253 324 3 20 282 168 114 5
8 Sun November 16 boxscore W 5-3 @ Green Bay Packers 20 7 22 484 352 132 3 14 284 203 81 5
9 Sun November 23 boxscore L 5-4 @ Baltimore Colts 7 34 19 419 344 75 9 19 369 218 151
10 Sun November 30 boxscore W 6-4 @ Chicago Cardinals 20 14 18 306 161 145 1 17 294 234 60 3
11 Sat December 6 boxscore W 7-4 Baltimore Colts 30 28 12 279 235 44 3 26 359 203 156 5
12 Sun December 14 boxscore W 8-4 Green Bay Packers 34 20 15 357 243 114 3 17 279 73 206 1

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
9 Billy Wade* 28 QB 12 12 8-4-0 181 341 53.1% 2875 18 5.3 22 6.5 93 8.4 6.6 15.9 239.6 72.2 0 0
15 Frank Ryan 22 5 0 5 14 35.7% 34 1 7.1 3 21.4 14 2.4 -5.8 6.8 6.8 28.6 0 0
26 Jon Arnett*+ 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
29 Del Shofner*+ 24 P/RH 12 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
24 Tommy Wilson 26 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 25.2 12 8-4-0 186 358 52.0% 2909 19 5.3 26 7.3 93 8.1 5.9 15.6 242.4 66.7 0 0
Opp Total 12 188 381 49.3% 2303 21 5.5 28 7.3 6.0 3.84 12.3 191.9 56.1 32 252 5.0 2.9 7.7

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
26 Jon Arnett*+ 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 133 683 6 57 5.1 56.9 11.1 35 494 14.1 1 75 2.9 41.2 1177 7 4
34 Joe Marconi 24 FB 12 0 89 428 1 45 4.8 35.7 7.4 10 87 8.7 0 15 0.8 7.3 515 1 2
24 Tommy Wilson 26 12 0 73 475 9 82 6.5 39.6 6.1 9 101 11.2 1 38 0.8 8.4 576 10 7
9 Billy Wade* 28 QB 12 12 42 90 2 22 2.1 7.5 3.5 90 2 14
15 Frank Ryan 22 5 0 5 45 0 12 9.0 9.0 1.0 45 0 1
27 Ron Waller 25 10 0 3 13 0 2 4.3 1.3 0.3 3 75 25.0 0 63 0.3 7.5 88 0 2
29 Del Shofner*+ 24 P/RH 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 51 1097 21.5 8 92 4.3 91.4 1097 8 1
82 Red Phillips 22 RE 12 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 35 524 15.0 2 93 2.9 43.7 524 2 0
85 Lamar Lundy 23 LE 12 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 396 15.8 3 32 2.1 33.0 396 3 1
84 Leon Clarke 25 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 135 7.5 4 17 1.6 12.3 135 4 0
Team Total 25.2 12 345 1734 18 82 5.0 144.5 28.8 186 2909 15.6 19 93 15.5 242.4 4643 37 34
Opp Total 12 405 1777 12 4.4 148.1 33.8 188 2051 10.9 21 15.7 170.9 3828 33 22

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*+ 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 18 223 0 58 12.4 16 331 0 32 20.7 1731
27 Ron Waller 25 10 0 13 7 0 5 0.5 7 120 0 23 17.1 215
24 Tommy Wilson 26 12 0 16 324 0 30 20.3 900
40 Jack Morris 27 RDH 12 0 8 9 0 9 1.1 2 37 0 23 18.5 46
75 Bob Fry 28 LT 12 0 2 23 0 14 11.5 23
43 Will Sherman* 31 RS 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
78 Roy Wilkins 25 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.2 12 41 239 0 58 5.8 43 835 0 32 19.4 5717
Opp Total 12 33 1575 0 47.7 53 1116 1 21.1

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 23 K 12 0 25 14 56.0%% 42 42 100.0%%
29 Del Shofner*+ 24 P/RH 12 0 49 2018 62 0 41.2
46 Clendon Thomas 23 6 0 2 66 34 0 33.0
Team Total 25.2 12 25 14 56.0%% 42 42 100.0%% 51 2084 62 0 40.9
Opp Total 12 21 7 33.3%% 37 35 94.6%% 65 2459 37.8

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
9 Billy Wade* 28 QB 12 12 0 14 1 0 0
25 Don Burroughs 27 LS 12 0 7 72 0 46 0 0 1 1 5 0
24 Tommy Wilson 26 12 0 0 7 2 0 0
44 Jimmy Harris 24 LDH 12 0 4 51 0 14 0 0 0 2 5 0
40 Jack Morris 27 RDH 12 0 6 152 1 44 0
48 Les Richter* 28 MLB 12 0 3 26 0 16 0 0 0 2 0 0
43 Will Sherman* 31 RS 11 0 5 171 2 70 0
26 Jon Arnett*+ 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 0 4 0 0 0
34 Joe Marconi 24 FB 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
27 Ron Waller 25 10 0 0 2 1 0 0
74 John Baker 23 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
50 Dick Daugherty 29 RLB 12 0 1 12 1 12 0 0 0 1 5 0
62 John Houser 23 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
85 Lamar Lundy 23 LE 12 12 0 1 1 0 0
55 Lou Michaels 23 RDE 12 0 2 6 1 6 0
51 John Morrow 25 C 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
75 Bob Fry 28 LT 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
89 Glenn Holtzman 28 LDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
57 Bill Jobko 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
73 Ken Panfil 28 RT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
32 Jack Pardee 22 LLB 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
61 Duane Putnam*+ 30 LG 12 0 0 0 1 2 0
15 Frank Ryan 22 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
29 Del Shofner*+ 24 P/RH 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
78 Roy Wilkins 25 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 25.2 12 28 490 5 70 0 0 34 24 17 0 1
Opp Total 12 30 22 9

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 23 K 12 0 42 14 84
24 Tommy Wilson 26 12 0 9 1 10 60
29 Del Shofner*+ 24 P/RH 12 0 8 8 48
26 Jon Arnett*+ 23 KR/LH/PR 12 0 6 1 7 42
84 Leon Clarke 25 11 0 4 1 5 30
85 Lamar Lundy 23 LE 12 12 3 3 18
82 Red Phillips 22 RE 12 11 2 2 12
43 Will Sherman* 31 RS 11 0 2 2 12
9 Billy Wade* 28 QB 12 12 2 2 12
50 Dick Daugherty 29 RLB 12 0 1 1 6
34 Joe Marconi 24 FB 12 0 1 1 6
55 Lou Michaels 23 RDE 12 0 1 1 6
40 Jack Morris 27 RDH 12 0 1 1 6
89 Glenn Holtzman 28 LDE 12 0 1 2
Team Total 25.2 12 18 19 5 1 43 42 14 1 344
Opp Total 12 12 21 1 2 35 7 278

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1958-09-28 CLE L, 27-30 2 20 pass Lamar Lundy 20 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
2 1958-09-28 CLE L, 27-30 2 55 pass Del Shofner 55 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
3 1958-09-28 CLE L, 27-30 3 13 rush Tommy Wilson 13 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
4 1958-10-05 @ SFO W, 33-3 2 17 pass Del Shofner 17 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
5 1958-10-05 @ SFO W, 33-3 3 18 pass Lamar Lundy 18 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
6 1958-10-05 @ SFO W, 33-3 4 6 interception Lou Michaels 6 yard interception return (Paige Cothren kick)
7 1958-10-05 @ SFO W, 33-3 4 3 rush Tommy Wilson 3 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
8 1958-10-12 @ DET W, 42-28 2 82 rush Tommy Wilson 82 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
9 1958-10-12 @ DET W, 42-28 2 14 rush Jon Arnett 14 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
10 1958-10-12 @ DET W, 42-28 2 8 rush Jon Arnett 8 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
11 1958-10-12 @ DET W, 42-28 4 6 blocked punt Leon Clarke 6 yard blocked punt return (Paige Cothren kick)
12 1958-10-12 @ DET W, 42-28 4 24 rush Joe Marconi 24 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
13 1958-10-12 @ DET W, 42-28 4 17 rush Jon Arnett 17 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
14 1958-10-19 @ CHI L, 10-31 1 92 pass Del Shofner 92 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
15 1958-10-26 DET L, 24-41 2 11 pass Del Shofner 11 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
16 1958-10-26 DET L, 24-41 3 13 rush Jon Arnett 13 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
17 1958-10-26 DET L, 24-41 3 28 interception Will Sherman 28 yard interception return (Paige Cothren kick)
18 1958-11-02 CHI W, 41-35 1 3 rush Billy Wade 3 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
19 1958-11-02 CHI W, 41-35 1 9 rush Tommy Wilson 9 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
20 1958-11-02 CHI W, 41-35 2 5 pass Leon Clarke 5 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
21 1958-11-02 CHI W, 41-35 2 38 pass Tommy Wilson 38 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
22 1958-11-02 CHI W, 41-35 3 3 rush Tommy Wilson 3 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
23 1958-11-09 SFO W, 56-7 1 64 pass Del Shofner 64 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
24 1958-11-09 SFO W, 56-7 1 22 pass Red Phillips 22 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
25 1958-11-09 SFO W, 56-7 1 10 rush Jon Arnett 10 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
26 1958-11-09 SFO W, 56-7 2 17 rush Billy Wade 17 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
27 1958-11-09 SFO W, 56-7 2 72 pass Del Shofner 72 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
28 1958-11-09 SFO W, 56-7 3 12 pass Leon Clarke 12 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
29 1958-11-09 SFO W, 56-7 3 70 interception Will Sherman 70 yard interception return (Paige Cothren kick)
30 1958-11-09 SFO W, 56-7 4 6 pass Lamar Lundy 6 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Paige Cothren kick)
31 1958-11-16 @ GNB W, 20-7 1 93 pass Red Phillips 93 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
32 1958-11-16 @ GNB W, 20-7 4 5 rush Jon Arnett 5 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
33 1958-11-23 @ BAL L, 7-34 3 4 rush Tommy Wilson 4 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
34 1958-11-30 @ CRD W, 20-14 3 17 pass Leon Clarke 17 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
35 1958-11-30 @ CRD W, 20-14 4 7 pass Leon Clarke 7 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
36 1958-12-06 BAL W, 30-28 2 2 rush Tommy Wilson 2 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
37 1958-12-06 BAL W, 30-28 2 12 interception Dick Daugherty 12 yard interception return
38 1958-12-06 BAL W, 30-28 3 44 interception Jack Morris 44 yard interception return (Paige Cothren kick)
39 1958-12-06 BAL W, 30-28 4 69 pass Del Shofner 69 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
40 1958-12-14 GNB W, 34-20 2 43 pass Del Shofner 43 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
41 1958-12-14 GNB W, 34-20 2 75 pass Jon Arnett 75 yard pass from Billy Wade (Paige Cothren kick)
42 1958-12-14 GNB W, 34-20 2 4 rush Tommy Wilson 4 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)
43 1958-12-14 GNB W, 34-20 4 2 rush Tommy Wilson 2 yard rush (Paige Cothren kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1958-09-28 CLE W, 30-27 2 4 pass Bobby Mitchell 4 yard pass from Milt Plum (Lou Groza kick)
2 1958-09-28 CLE W, 30-27 3 38 rush Jim Brown 38 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
3 1958-09-28 CLE W, 30-27 4 21 pass Ray Renfro 21 yard pass from Milt Plum
4 1958-09-28 CLE W, 30-27 4 5 rush Jim Brown 5 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
5 1958-10-12 @ DET L, 28-42 2 2 rush Gene Gedman 2 yard rush (Jim Martin kick)
6 1958-10-12 @ DET L, 28-42 2 1 rush Gene Gedman 1 yard rush (Jim Martin kick)
7 1958-10-12 @ DET L, 28-42 2 54 pass Howard Cassady 54 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Jim Martin kick)
8 1958-10-12 @ DET L, 28-42 4 18 pass Gene Gedman 18 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Jim Martin kick)
9 1958-10-19 @ CHI W, 31-10 1 41 blocked field goal Erich Barnes 41 yard blocked field goal return (George Blanda kick)
10 1958-10-19 @ CHI W, 31-10 2 1 rush Willie Galimore 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
11 1958-10-19 @ CHI W, 31-10 4 20 rush Willie Galimore 20 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
12 1958-10-19 @ CHI W, 31-10 4 2 pass Bill McColl 2 yard pass from Ed Brown (Bill George kick)
13 1958-10-26 DET W, 41-24 1 86 kickoff Terry Barr 86 yard kickoff return (Jim Martin kick)
14 1958-10-26 DET W, 41-24 2 15 pass Dave Middleton 15 yard pass from Tobin Rote (Jim Martin kick)
15 1958-10-26 DET W, 41-24 2 35 pass Howard Cassady 35 yard pass from Tobin Rote (Jim Martin kick)
16 1958-10-26 DET W, 41-24 3 56 pass Jim Doran 56 yard pass from Tobin Rote (Jim Martin kick)
17 1958-10-26 DET W, 41-24 4 33 interception Wayne Walker 33 yard interception return (Jim Martin kick)
18 1958-11-02 CHI L, 35-41 1 20 interception Erich Barnes 20 yard interception return (George Blanda kick)
19 1958-11-02 CHI L, 35-41 2 10 pass Bill McColl 10 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (George Blanda kick)
20 1958-11-02 CHI L, 35-41 3 12 pass Willie Galimore 12 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (George Blanda kick)
21 1958-11-02 CHI L, 35-41 4 5 rush Rick Casares 5 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
22 1958-11-02 CHI L, 35-41 4 25 pass Bill McColl 25 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (George Blanda kick)
23 1958-11-09 SFO L, 7-56 2 64 pass Joe Perry 64 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Gordie Soltau kick)
24 1958-11-16 @ GNB L, 7-20 1 44 pass Max McGee 44 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Paul Hornung kick)
25 1958-11-23 @ BAL W, 34-7 1 58 pass Lenny Moore 58 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
26 1958-11-23 @ BAL W, 34-7 2 8 rush Lenny Moore 8 yard rush
27 1958-11-23 @ BAL W, 34-7 4 12 pass Jim Mutscheller 12 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
28 1958-11-23 @ BAL W, 34-7 4 1 rush Johnny Unitas 1 yard rush (Steve Myhra kick)
29 1958-11-23 @ BAL W, 34-7 4 6 rush L.G. Dupre 6 yard rush (Steve Myhra kick)
30 1958-11-30 @ CRD L, 14-20 2 39 pass John David Crow 39 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
31 1958-11-30 @ CRD L, 14-20 3 5 pass Ollie Matson 5 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
32 1958-12-06 BAL L, 28-30 1 3 pass Raymond Berry 3 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
33 1958-12-06 BAL L, 28-30 1 5 pass Lenny Moore 5 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
34 1958-12-06 BAL L, 28-30 3 2 rush Alan Ameche 2 yard rush (Steve Myhra kick)
35 1958-12-06 BAL L, 28-30 4 22 pass Jim Mutscheller 22 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Steve Myhra kick)
36 1958-12-14 GNB L, 20-34 1 1 rush Joe Francis 1 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
37 1958-12-14 GNB L, 20-34 2 50 pass Max McGee 50 yard pass from Joe Francis (Paul Hornung kick)