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1956 NFL Pro Bowlers

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Pro Bowlers

 · % indicates player did not play, + indicates player was a replacement selection
Pos Conf Tm Age Yrs G GS Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD Tkl Sk Int All-pro teams
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
P/QB Ed Brown+% CHI 28 2 12 12 96 168 1667 11 12 40 164 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
C Frank Gatski+% CLE 37 10 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
MLB Walt Michaels+% CLE 27 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
PR/RDH Don Paul+% CLE 30 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 7
K/P/RS Bert Rechichar+% BAL 26 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4
LLB Leo Sanford+% CRD 27 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5
C Jack Simmons+% CRD 32 8 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
G Buck Lansford+% PHI 23 1 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
QB Bobby Thomason+% PHI 28 7 12 10 82 164 1119 4 21 21 48 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
LDT Jim Weatherall+% PHI 27 1 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
RDE Bill McPeak+% PIT 30 7 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
LH Elbie Nickel+% PIT 34 9 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 376 5 0 0.0 0
FB Fran Rogel+% PIT 29 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 131 476 2 23 88 0 0 0.0 0
RH Leon Clarke+% RAM 23 Rook 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 650 4 0 0.0 0
RG John Hock+% RAM 29 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
LDE Paul Miller+% RAM 26 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
LDT Leo Nomellini+% SFO 32 6 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
K/P Sam Baker+% WAS 27 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 117 0 4 35 0 0 0.0 0
QB Al Dorow+% WAS 27 2 12 7 55 112 730 8 8 30 105 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
FB Leo Elter+% WAS 27 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 145 544 2 11 99 0 0 0.0 0
RLB LaVern Torgeson+% WAS 27 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1