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1956 NFL All-Pros

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All-Pros

Pos Tm Age Yrs G GS Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD Tkl Sk Int All-pro teams
QB Charlie Conerly NYG 35 8 12 0 90 174 1143 10 7 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
QB Tobin Rote GNB 28 6 12 11 146 308 2203 18 15 84 398 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
FB Rick Casares CHI 25 1 12 0 0 3 0 0 1 234 1126 12 23 203 2 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
FB Alan Ameche BAL 23 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 178 858 8 26 189 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
FB Johnny Olszewski CRD 26 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 157 598 2 17 182 0 0 0.0 0 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
FB Leon Hart DET 28 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 348 5 14 116 1 0 0.0 0 UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LH Frank Gifford NYG 26 4 12 0 2 5 35 2 1 159 819 5 51 603 4 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LH Hugh McElhenny SFO 28 4 12 0 0 1 0 0 1 185 916 8 16 193 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
RH Alex Webster NYG 25 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 178 694 7 21 197 3 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
RH Lenny Moore BAL 23 Rook 12 0 1 4 8 1 1 86 649 8 11 102 1 0 0.0 0 NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
LE Harlon Hill CHI 24 2 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 24 0 47 1128 11 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LE Kyle Rote NYG 28 5 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 5 0 28 405 4 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LE John Carson WAS 26 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 504 3 0 0.0 0 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
LE Pete Brewster CLE 26 4 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 417 1 0 0.0 0 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
LE Elroy Hirsch RAM 33 10 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 603 6 0 0.0 0 NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
LT Rosey Brown NYG 24 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LT Lou Creekmur DET 29 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LT Bill Wightkin CHI 29 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LT Don Boll WAS 29 3 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
LG Duane Putnam RAM 28 4 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LG Red Stephens WAS 26 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
LG Herman Clark CHI 26 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
LG Harley Sewell DET 25 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
C Larry Strickland CHI 25 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
C Charlie Ane DET 25 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
C Ray Wietecha NYG 28 3 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
RG Stan Jones CHI 25 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
RG Dick Stanfel WAS 29 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
RG Jack Stroud NYG 28 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
RT Mike McCormack CLE 26 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
RT Bob St. Clair SFO 25 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
RE Billy Howton GNB 26 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 1188 12 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
RE Billy Wilson SFO 29 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 889 5 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LDE Gene Brito WAS 31 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LDE Gino Marchetti BAL 29 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LDE John Martinkovic GNB 29 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
LDE Tom Scott PHI 26 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
LDT Art Donovan BAL 31 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LDT Ray Krouse DET 29 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
LDT Bud McFadin RAM 28 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
MG Bill George CHI 27 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
MG Dale Dodrill PIT 30 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
RDT Rosey Grier NYG 24 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
RDT Ernie Stautner PIT 31 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
RDT Bob Miller DET 27 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
RDT Don Colo CLE 31 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
RDE Andy Robustelli NYG 31 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
RDE Ed Meadows CHI 24 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
RDE Len Ford CLE 30 8 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
LLB Chuck Bednarik PHI 31 7 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LLB Chuck Drazenovich WAS 29 6 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LLB Bill Svoboda NYG 28 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
MLB Joe Schmidt DET 24 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
RLB Wayne Robinson PHI 26 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
RLB Roger Zatkoff GNB 25 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
LDH Night Train Lane CRD 27 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 75 0 0 0.0 7 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LDH J.C. Caroline CHI 23 Rook 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 141 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
LDH Warren Lahr CLE 33 7 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
LDH Jim David DET 29 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 7 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
RDH Lindon Crow CRD 23 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 11 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
RDH Ray Gene Smith CHI 28 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
LS Jack Christiansen DET 28 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 8 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LS Ken Konz CLE 28 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
RS Bobby Dillon GNB 26 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 7 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
RS Jack Butler PIT 29 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 1 0 0.0 6 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
RS Dicky Moegle SFO 22 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 18 0 3 79 0 0 0.0 6 Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
RS Will Sherman RAM 29 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
K/QB Bobby Layne DET 30 8 12 12 129 244 1909 9 17 46 169 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
KR/LH Ollie Matson CRD 26 4 12 0 0 3 0 0 0 192 924 5 15 199 2 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
LS/PR Emlen Tunnell NYG 32 8 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
UPI: 1st Team All-NFL
K/MG Les Richter RAM 26 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 1st Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
P/PR/RS Yale Lary DET 26 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 8 Associated Press: 1st Team All-NFL
Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
Sporting News: 1st Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
K/LT Lou Groza CLE 32 10 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Associated Press: 2nd Team All-NFL
NY Daily News: 2nd Team All-NFL
UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
LH/PR Ron Waller RAM 23 1 9 0 1 3 44 0 0 83 543 1 9 76 0 0 0.0 0 Newspaper Ent. Assoc.: 2nd Team All-NFL
KR/RH Preston Carpenter CLE 22 Rook 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 188 756 0 16 124 0 0 0.0 0 UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL
Bob Gain CLE 27 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 UPI: 2nd Team All-NFL