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1956 NFL Standings, Team & Offensive Statistics

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League Standings

Tm W L T W-L% Pts PtsO PtDif MoV SoS SRS OSRS DSRS
East
New York Giants 8 3 1 .727 264 197 67 5.6 -1.4 4.2 2.7 1.4
Chicago Cardinals 7 5 0 .583 240 182 58 4.8 -1.4 3.4 -0.1 3.5
Washington Redskins 6 6 0 .500 183 225 -42 -3.5 -0.2 -3.7 -3.7 -0.1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 .417 217 250 -33 -2.8 -0.2 -2.9 -0.3 -2.6
Cleveland Browns 5 7 0 .417 167 177 -10 -0.8 -1.5 -2.4 -6.8 4.5
Philadelphia Eagles 3 8 1 .273 143 215 -72 -6.0 -0.5 -6.5 -7.7 1.2
West
Chicago Bears 9 2 1 .818 363 246 117 9.8 0.3 10.0 8.7 1.3
Detroit Lions 9 3 0 .750 300 188 112 9.3 -0.7 8.7 2.0 6.7
San Francisco 49ers 5 6 1 .455 233 284 -51 -4.3 1.6 -2.7 -1.9 -0.7
Baltimore Colts 5 7 0 .417 270 322 -52 -4.3 1.3 -3.0 2.0 -5.0
Green Bay Packers 4 8 0 .333 264 342 -78 -6.5 2.1 -4.4 2.0 -6.4
Los Angeles Rams 4 8 0 .333 291 307 -16 -1.3 0.7 -0.7 3.1 -3.7

Playoff Games

Week Day Date Winner/tie Loser/tie PtsW PtsL
ConfChamp Sun December 30 boxscore New York Giants Chicago Bears 47 7

Team Offense

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Rk Tm G Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Sc% TO%
1 Chicago Bears 12 363 4537 802 5.7 29 10 12 244 135 250 2069 19 19 7.8 92 536 2468 22 4.6 140
2 Detroit Lions 12 300 4206 815 5.2 34 11 14 247 160 301 2195 13 23 7.1 111 507 2011 21 4.0 122
3 Los Angeles Rams 12 291 4397 736 6.0 46 18 13 227 170 329 2419 18 28 6.9 111 384 1978 15 5.2 103
4 Baltimore Colts 12 270 4123 747 5.5 32 14 11 216 158 279 1921 14 18 6.1 99 432 2202 21 5.1 106
5 New York Giants 12 264 3696 778 4.8 27 13 17 223 133 275 1567 17 14 5.6 82 499 2129 18 4.3 124
6 Green Bay Packers 12 264 3819 714 5.3 29 11 14 212 171 353 2398 21 18 6.4 112 337 1421 13 4.2 86
7 Chicago Cardinals 12 240 3422 756 4.5 35 21 12 191 100 214 1369 13 14 6.0 63 527 2053 14 3.9 116
8 San Francisco 49ers 12 233 3813 752 5.1 31 12 13 221 162 297 1977 8 19 5.9 107 419 1836 17 4.4 101
9 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 217 3016 747 4.0 34 10 18 184 136 318 1666 14 24 5.0 83 413 1350 14 3.3 83
10 Washington Redskins 12 183 2961 731 4.1 35 17 14 176 104 215 1218 11 18 5.3 71 501 1743 5 3.5 91
11 Cleveland Browns 12 167 3020 705 4.3 30 12 16 173 105 202 1175 8 18 5.2 63 480 1845 8 3.8 94
12 Philadelphia Eagles 12 143 2654 702 3.8 38 11 13 160 122 249 1277 6 27 4.5 74 418 1377 11 3.3 73
Avg Team 244.6 3638.7 748.8 4.9 33.3 13.3 13.9 206.2 138.0 273.5 1770.9 13.5 20.0 6.0 89.0 454.4 1867.8 14.9 4.1 103.3
League Total 2935 43664 8985 4.9 400 160 167 2474 1656 3282 21251 162 240 6.0 1068 5453 22413 179 4.1 1239
Avg Tm/G 20.4 303.2 62.4 4.9 2.8 1.1 1.2 17.2 11.5 22.8 147.6 1.1 1.7 6.0 7.4 37.9 155.6 1.2 4.1 8.6

Passing Offense

Rk Tm G Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1 Los Angeles Rams 12 170 329 51.7 2419 18 5.5 28 8.5 76 7.9 5.2 15.3 201.6 60.9 23 182 6.9 4.3 6.5 0 0
2 Green Bay Packers 12 171 353 48.4 2398 21 5.9 18 5.1 66 7.3 6.2 15.2 199.8 71.6 24 193 6.4 5.3 6.4 0 0
3 Detroit Lions 12 160 301 53.2 2195 13 4.3 23 7.6 70 7.5 4.9 14.1 182.9 60.1 7 55 7.1 4.6 2.3 0 0
4 Chicago Bears 12 135 250 54.0 2069 19 7.6 19 7.6 79 8.8 6.9 16.2 172.4 77.3 16 124 7.8 6.0 6.0
5 San Francisco 49ers 12 162 297 54.5 1977 8 2.7 19 6.4 77 7.6 5.3 14.0 164.8 61.6 36 285 5.9 3.8 10.8 0 0
6 Baltimore Colts 12 158 279 56.6 1921 14 5.0 18 6.5 54 7.9 6.0 14.0 160.1 72.1 36 289 6.1 4.4 11.4 0 0
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 136 318 42.8 1666 14 4.4 24 7.5 75 5.6 3.1 13.2 138.8 44.4 16 127 5.0 2.6 4.8 0 0
8 New York Giants 12 133 275 48.4 1567 17 6.2 14 5.1 48 5.8 4.8 12.0 130.6 66.0 4 34 5.6 4.6 1.4
9 Chicago Cardinals 12 100 214 46.7 1369 13 6.1 14 6.5 75 7.0 5.2 14.9 114.1 63.1 15 123 6.0 4.4 6.6 0 0
10 Philadelphia Eagles 12 122 249 49.0 1277 6 2.4 27 10.8 52 6.2 1.9 12.8 106.4 37.4 35 279 4.5 0.6 12.3 0 0
11 Washington Redskins 12 104 215 48.4 1218 11 5.1 18 8.4 51 6.2 3.5 12.8 101.5 50.4 15 117 5.3 2.7 6.5 0 0
12 Cleveland Browns 12 105 202 52.0 1175 8 4.0 18 8.9 68 6.7 3.5 12.9 97.9 49.5 23 183 5.2 2.3 10.2 0 0
Avg Team 138.0 273.5 50.5 1770.9 13.5 4.9 20.0 7.3 66 7.1 4.8 14.0 147.6 57.1 20.8 165.9 6.02 3.9 7.1 0.0 0.0
League Total 1656 3282 50.5 21251 162 4.9 240 7.3 79 7.1 4.8 14.0 147.6 57.1 250 1991 6.02 3.9 7.1 0 0
Avg Tm/G 11.5 22.8 50.5 147.6 1.1 4.9 1.7 7.3 7.1 4.8 14.0 147.6 57.1 1.7 13.8 6.02 3.9 7.1

Rushing Offense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Chicago Bears 12 536 2468 22 68 4.6 205.7 18
2 Baltimore Colts 12 432 2202 21 79 5.1 183.5 18
3 New York Giants 12 499 2129 18 69 4.3 177.4 27
4 Chicago Cardinals 12 527 2053 14 79 3.9 171.1 29
5 Detroit Lions 12 507 2011 21 46 4.0 167.6 14
6 Los Angeles Rams 12 384 1978 15 46 5.2 164.8 32
7 Cleveland Browns 12 480 1845 8 41 3.8 153.8 18
8 San Francisco 49ers 12 419 1836 17 86 4.4 153.0 17
9 Washington Redskins 12 501 1743 5 48 3.5 145.3 29
10 Green Bay Packers 12 337 1421 13 39 4.2 118.4 24
11 Philadelphia Eagles 12 418 1377 11 51 3.3 114.8 25
12 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 413 1350 14 40 3.3 112.5 16
Avg Team 454.4 1867.8 14.9 58 4.1 155.6 22.3
League Total 5453 22413 179 86 4.1 155.6 267
Avg Tm/G 37.9 155.6 1.2 4.1 155.6 1.9

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm G Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Baltimore Colts 12 42 297 1 90 7.1 54 1043 0 42 19.3 5463
2 Green Bay Packers 12 30 239 0 58 8.0 59 1442 1 106 24.4 5500
3 Los Angeles Rams 12 43 253 1 76 5.9 44 1011 1 103 23.0 5661
4 San Francisco 49ers 12 35 160 1 67 4.6 51 1257 1 96 24.6 5230
5 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 45 299 0 59 6.6 40 1042 0 91 26.1 4357
6 Philadelphia Eagles 12 36 241 0 40 6.7 45 1073 0 59 23.8 3968
7 Detroit Lions 12 43 233 1 66 5.4 33 687 0 42 20.8 5126
8 Cleveland Browns 12 41 317 1 65 7.7 34 830 0 56 24.4 4167
9 Washington Redskins 12 29 273 0 59 9.4 44 864 0 37 19.6 4098
10 New York Giants 12 36 162 0 25 4.5 35 719 0 31 20.5 4577
11 Chicago Bears 12 30 195 1 51 6.5 37 830 1 100 22.4 5562
12 Chicago Cardinals 12 32 305 1 95 9.5 33 700 1 105 21.2 4427
Avg Team 36.8 247.8 0.6 63 6.7 42.4 958.2 0.4 72 22.6 4844.7
League Total 442 2974 7 95 6.7 509 11498 5 106 22.6 58136
Avg Tm/G 3.1 20.7 0.0 6.7 3.5 79.8 0.0 22.6 403.7

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Rk Tm G FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1 Chicago Bears 12 28 12 42.9% 47 45 95.7% 44 1726 53 1 39.2
2 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 9 5 55.6% 29 26 89.7% 77 2932 64 0 38.1
3 Detroit Lions 12 25 16 64.0% 36 36 100.0% 52 2148 54 0 41.3
4 Baltimore Colts 12 16 3 18.8% 38 33 86.8% 58 2234 56 0 38.5
5 New York Giants 12 15 6 40.0% 35 34 97.1% 60 2497 63 0 41.6
6 Chicago Cardinals 12 22 10 45.5% 30 30 100.0% 55 2079 54 1 37.8
7 San Francisco 49ers 12 20 13 65.0% 28 26 92.9% 59 2271 63 0 38.5
8 Washington Redskins 12 25 17 68.0% 19 16 84.2% 63 2675 56 0 42.5
9 Green Bay Packers 12 8 5 62.5% 35 33 94.3% 62 2648 57 0 42.7
10 Los Angeles Rams 12 19 9 47.4% 38 36 94.7% 48 2070 72 0 43.1
11 Philadelphia Eagles 12 14 6 42.9% 18 17 94.4% 68 2829 62 1 41.6
12 Cleveland Browns 12 20 11 55.0% 19 18 94.7% 50 2093 70 0 41.9
Avg Team 18.4 9.4 51.1% 31.0 29.2 94.1% 58.0 2350.2 60 0.3 40.5
League Total 221 113 51.1% 372 350 94.1% 696 28202 72 3 40.5
Avg Tm/G 1.5 0.8 51.1% 2.6 2.4 94.1% 4.8 195.8 0.0 40.5

Scoring Offense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Chicago Bears 12 22 19 1 1 1 3 47 45 12 363 30.3
2 Detroit Lions 12 21 13 1 1 36 36 16 300 25.0
3 Los Angeles Rams 12 15 18 1 1 1 2 38 36 9 291 24.3
4 Baltimore Colts 12 21 14 1 1 1 38 33 3 270 22.5
5 New York Giants 12 18 17 35 34 6 1 264 22.0
6 Green Bay Packers 12 13 21 1 1 36 33 5 264 22.0
7 Chicago Cardinals 12 14 13 1 1 1 30 30 10 240 20.0
8 San Francisco 49ers 12 17 8 1 1 1 28 26 13 233 19.4
9 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 14 14 1 29 26 5 1 217 18.1
10 Washington Redskins 12 5 11 3 19 16 17 1 183 15.3
11 Cleveland Browns 12 8 8 1 1 1 19 18 11 1 167 13.9
12 Philadelphia Eagles 12 11 6 1 18 17 6 143 11.9
Avg Team 14.9 13.5 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.9 0.1 29.2 9.4 0.3 244.6 20.4
League Total 179 162 7 5 8 11 1 350 113 4 2935
Avg Tm/G 1.2 1.1 0.1 0.1 2.4 0.8 20.4