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1957 Washington Redskins

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5-6-1, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1957 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.4, Offense: 2.3, Defense: -0.9, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 251 points (20.9/g), 6th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 230 points (19.2/g), 5th.
 Differential of 21 points (1.8/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 6.6-5.4.

Coach: Joe Kuharich (5-6-1)

Stadium: Griffith Stadium
 Training Camp: Occidental College (Los Angeles, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Eddie LeBaron* 27 5 12 99 for 167, 1,508 yards, 11 td, 10 int, & 20 rushes for -12 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
FB Don Bosseler 21 Rook 0 167 rushes for 673 yards, 7 td, & 19 catches for 152 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 9th pick / 1957
LH Ed Sutton 22 Rook 0 108 rushes for 407 yards, 5 td, & 2 catches for 32 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1957
RH Jim Podoley* 24 Rook 0 114 rushes for 442 yards, 2 td, & 27 catches for 554 yards and 4 td Washington Redskins / 4th / 40th pick / 1957
LE John Carson* 27 3 0 34 catches for 583 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 15th / 179th pick / 1953
LT Don Boll 30 4 12 Washington Redskins / 4th / 40th pick / 1953
LG Red Stephens 27 2 0 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 23rd / 267th pick / 1952
C Jim Schrader 25 3 12 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 20th pick / 1954
RG Dick Stanfel*+ 30 5 0 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1951
RT Ray Lemek 23 Rook 12 Washington Redskins / 19th / 227th pick / 1956
RE Steve Meilinger 27 1 0 13 catches for 183 yards, 2 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1954
 Defensive Starters
LDE Gene Brito*+ 32 6 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
LDT Volney Peters 29 5 0 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
RDT Don Owens 25 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1957
RDE Chet Ostrowski 27 3 12 Washington Redskins / 10th / 115th pick / 1952
LLB Ralph Felton 25 3 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 4th / 39th pick / 1954
MLB Chuck Drazenovich* 30 7 12 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
RLB LaVern Torgeson 28 6 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1951
LDH Dick James 23 1 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 8th / 94th pick / 1956
RDH Don Shula 27 6 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 9th / 110th pick / 1951
LS Joe Scudero 27 3 0
RS Norb Hecker 30 6 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 72nd pick / 1951
 Special Teams Starters
K Sam Baker 28 4 0 14 of 23 field goals & 29 of 30 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 133rd pick / 1952
P Sam Baker 28 4 0 50 punts for a 42.8 average, 0 blocked Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 133rd pick / 1952
PR Bert Zagers 24 2 0 14 punt returns for a 15.5 average and 2 td Detroit Lions / 7th / 84th pick / 1955
KR Bert Zagers 24 2 0 15 kick returns for a 23.2 average and 0 td Detroit Lions / 7th / 84th pick / 1955

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
52 Johnny Allen 24 12 0 224 6-2 Purdue 6/4/1933 2 Washington Redskins / 8th / 87th pick / 1955
49 Sam Baker 28 K 12 0 217 6-2 Oregon St. 11/12/1929 4 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 133rd pick / 1952
62 Don Boll 30 LT 12 12 270 6-2 Nebraska 7/16/1927 4 Washington Redskins / 4th / 40th pick / 1953
31 Don Bosseler 21 FB 12 0 212 6-1 Miami (FL) 1/24/1936 Rook Washington Redskins / 1st / 9th pick / 1957
84 Tom Braatz 24 10 0 216 6-1 Marquette 5/12/1933 Rook Washington Redskins / 14th / 159th pick / 1955
80 Gene Brito*+ 32 LDE 12 0 226 6-1 Loyola Marymount 10/23/1925 6 Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
10 Rudy Bukich 25 7 0 195 6-1 Iowa,USC 3/15/1932 4 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 24th pick / 1953
82 John Carson* 27 LE 12 0 202 6-3 Georgia 1/31/1930 3 Cleveland Browns / 15th / 179th pick / 1953
27 Art DeCarlo 26 2 0 196 6-2 Georgia 3/23/1931 4 Chicago Bears / 6th / 65th pick / 1953
89 Bob Dee 24 11 0 248 6-3 Holy Cross 5/18/1933 Rook Washington Redskins / 19th / 220th pick / 1955
36 Chuck Drazenovich* 30 MLB 12 12 225 6-1 Penn St. 8/7/1927 7 Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
32 Leo Elter 28 12 0 201 5-10 Duquesne,Villanova 10/21/1929 4
45 Ralph Felton 25 LLB 12 0 210 5-11 Maryland 5/21/1932 3 Washington Redskins / 4th / 39th pick / 1954
54 Bill Fulcher 23 2 0 193 6-0 Georgia Tech 2/9/1934 1
48 Norb Hecker 30 RS 8 0 193 6-2 Baldwin-Wallace 5/26/1927 6 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 72nd pick / 1951
47 Dick James 23 LDH 11 0 179 5-9 Oregon 5/22/1934 1 Washington Redskins / 8th / 94th pick / 1956
87 Ed Khayat 22 12 0 240 6-3 Millsaps,Tulane 9/14/1935 Rook
14 Eddie LeBaron* 27 QB 12 12 168 5-9 Pacific 1/7/1930 5 Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
70 Ray Lemek 23 RT 12 12 238 6-0 Notre Dame 6/28/1934 Rook Washington Redskins / 19th / 227th pick / 1956
40 Gary Lowe 23 1 0 196 5-11 Michigan St. 5/4/1934 1 Washington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1956
86 Steve Meilinger 27 RE 12 0 227 6-2 Kentucky 12/12/1930 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1954
88 Chet Ostrowski 27 RDE 12 12 232 6-1 Notre Dame 4/8/1930 3 Washington Redskins / 10th / 115th pick / 1952
72 Don Owens 25 RDT 10 0 255 6-5 Southern Miss 4/3/1932 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1957
79 Volney Peters 29 LDT 12 0 237 6-4 USC 1/1/1928 5 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
24 Jim Podoley* 24 RH 12 0 200 6-2 Central Michigan 9/16/1933 Rook Washington Redskins / 4th / 40th pick / 1957
71 Will Renfro 25 11 0 233 6-5 Memphis 3/15/1932 Rook Washington Redskins / 24th / 284th pick / 1954
25 Tommy Runnels 23 10 0 187 5-10 North Texas 1/28/1934 1 Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 168th pick / 1956
51 Jim Schrader 25 C 12 12 244 6-2 Notre Dame 6/27/1932 3 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 20th pick / 1954
28 Joe Scudero 27 LS 10 0 173 5-10 San Francisco 7/2/1930 3
26 Don Shula 27 RDH 11 0 190 5-11 John Carroll 1/4/1930 6 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 110th pick / 1951
60 Dick Stanfel*+ 30 RG 12 0 236 6-3 San Francisco 7/20/1927 5 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1951
67 Red Stephens 27 LG 12 0 230 6-0 San Francisco 5/10/1930 2 Chicago Cardinals / 23rd / 267th pick / 1952
30 Ed Sutton 22 LH 12 0 205 6-1 North Carolina 3/16/1935 Rook Washington Redskins / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1957
53 LaVern Torgeson 28 RLB 12 0 215 6-0 Washington St. 2/28/1929 6 Detroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1951
66 Ed Voytek 22 12 0 235 6-2 Purdue 4/4/1935 Rook Washington Redskins / 22nd / 261st pick / 1957
81 Joe Walton 22 12 0 202 5-11 Pittsburgh 12/15/1935 Rook Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1957
41 Billy Wells 26 1 0 180 5-9 Michigan St. 12/7/1931 3 Washington Redskins / 5th / 56th pick / 1954
29 Bert Zagers 24 KR 11 0 185 5-10 Michigan St. 1/30/1933 2 Detroit Lions / 7th / 84th pick / 1955
Team Total 25.7 12 213.6 6-0.8 2.5