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1956 NFL Rushing & Receiving

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Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1 Rick Casares*+ CHI 25 FB 12 0 234 1126 12 68 4.8 93.8 19.5 23 203 8.8 2 33 1.9 16.9 1329 14 5
2 Ollie Matson*+ CRD 26 KR/LH 12 0 192 924 5 79 4.8 77.0 16.0 15 199 13.3 2 45 1.3 16.6 1123 7 6
3 Preston Carpenter CLE 22 KR/RH 12 0 188 756 0 30 4.0 63.0 15.7 16 124 7.8 0 34 1.3 10.3 880 0 5
4 Hugh McElhenny* SFO 28 LH 12 0 185 916 8 86 5.0 76.3 15.4 16 193 12.1 0 22 1.3 16.1 1109 8 4
5 Alan Ameche* BAL 23 FB 12 0 178 858 8 43 4.8 71.5 14.8 26 189 7.3 0 22 2.2 15.8 1047 8 3
6 Alex Webster NYG 25 RH 12 0 178 694 7 34 3.9 57.8 14.8 21 197 9.4 3 43 1.8 16.4 891 10 4
7 Frank Gifford*+ NYG 26 LH 12 0 159 819 5 69 5.2 68.3 13.3 51 603 11.8 4 48 4.3 50.3 1422 9 5
8 Johnny Olszewski CRD 26 FB 11 0 157 598 2 34 3.8 54.4 14.3 17 182 10.7 0 31 1.5 16.5 780 2 13
9 Leo Elter* WAS 27 FB 12 0 145 544 2 48 3.8 45.3 12.1 11 99 9.0 0 17 0.9 8.3 643 2 7
10 Gene Gedman DET 24 RH 12 0 135 479 7 33 3.5 39.9 11.3 15 142 9.5 1 43 1.3 11.8 621 8 3
11 Fran Rogel* PIT 29 FB 12 0 131 476 2 40 3.6 39.7 10.9 23 88 3.8 0 13 1.9 7.3 564 2 4
12 Mel Triplett NYG 25 FB 12 0 125 515 5 25 4.1 42.9 10.4 6 48 8.0 1 35 0.5 4.0 563 6 10
13 Joe Perry SFO 29 FB 11 0 115 520 3 39 4.5 47.3 10.5 18 104 5.8 0 20 1.6 9.5 624 3 3
14 Tank Younger RAM 28 FB 12 0 114 518 3 33 4.5 43.2 9.5 18 268 14.9 0 54 1.5 22.3 786 3 8
15 Ken Keller PHI 22 LH 11 0 112 433 4 51 3.9 39.4 10.2 7 36 5.1 0 13 0.6 3.3 469 4 7
16 Sid Watson PIT 24 RH 12 0 112 298 4 18 2.7 24.8 9.3 12 138 11.5 0 37 1.0 11.5 436 4 4
17 Ed Modzelewski CLE 27 FB 8 0 107 431 2 23 4.0 53.9 13.4 10 27 2.7 0 6 1.3 3.4 458 2 0
18 Don Schaefer PHI 22 FB 12 0 102 320 2 11 3.1 26.7 8.5 13 117 9.0 0 27 1.1 9.8 437 2 3
19 Howie Ferguson GNB 26 FB 11 0 99 367 0 24 3.7 33.4 9.0 22 214 9.7 0 25 2.0 19.5 581 0 6
20 Howard Cassady DET 22 KR 12 0 97 413 0 33 4.3 34.4 8.1 9 83 9.2 0 21 0.8 6.9 496 0 2
21 Tommy Runnels WAS 22 KR/LH 11 0 96 334 0 17 3.5 30.4 8.7 6 56 9.3 1 22 0.5 5.1 390 1 4
22 Don McIlhenny DET 22 9 0 87 372 3 30 4.3 41.3 9.7 8 70 8.8 2 21 0.9 7.8 442 5 0
23 Lenny Moore* BAL 23 RH 12 0 86 649 8 79 7.5 54.1 7.2 11 102 9.3 1 27 0.9 8.5 751 9 5
24 Tobin Rote* GNB 28 QB 12 11 84 398 11 39 4.7 33.2 7.0 398 11 5
25 Fred Morrison CLE 30 P 12 0 83 340 1 41 4.1 28.3 6.9 6 29 4.8 1 10 0.5 2.4 369 2 2
26 Ron Waller RAM 23 LH/PR 9 0 83 543 1 46 6.5 60.3 9.2 9 76 8.4 0 16 1.0 8.4 619 1 3
27 John Henry Johnson SFO 27 12 0 80 301 2 54 3.8 25.1 6.7 8 90 11.3 0 28 0.7 7.5 391 2 1
28 Leon Hart DET 28 FB 11 0 76 348 5 46 4.6 31.6 6.9 14 116 8.3 1 29 1.3 10.5 464 6 3
29 Joe Marconi RAM 22 12 0 75 298 7 23 4.0 24.8 6.3 12 70 5.8 0 31 1.0 5.8 368 7 4
Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
30 Billy Wells WAS 25 RH 7 0 69 185 1 17 2.7 26.4 9.9 6 86 14.3 0 34 0.9 12.3 271 1 2
31 Bobby Watkins CHI 24 LH 9 0 68 276 2 25 4.1 30.7 7.6 2 3 1.5 1 6 0.2 0.3 279 3 1
32 Tommy Wilson RAM 24 KR 12 0 64 470 0 46 7.3 39.2 5.3 6 86 14.3 0 34 0.5 7.2 556 0 2
33 Dale Atkeson WAS 26 5 0 63 163 1 12 2.6 32.6 12.6 6 28 4.7 0 26 1.2 5.6 191 1 1
34 Perry Jeter CHI 25 7 0 60 316 2 51 5.3 45.1 8.6 5 52 10.4 0 23 0.7 7.4 368 2 2
35 Dick James WAS 22 10 0 58 280 1 41 4.8 28.0 5.8 7 127 18.1 2 34 0.7 12.7 407 3 0
36 Lamar McHan CRD 24 QB 12 10 58 161 5 17 2.8 13.4 4.8 161 5 2
37 John Hoffman CHI 31 RH 12 0 56 272 2 39 4.9 22.7 4.7 7 85 12.1 0 35 0.6 7.1 357 2 2
38 Dick Bielski PHI 24 12 0 52 162 1 15 3.1 13.5 4.3 8 63 7.9 0 17 0.7 5.3 225 1 1
39 Fred Cone GNB 30 K 12 0 49 211 2 21 4.3 17.6 4.1 12 218 18.2 2 69 1.0 18.2 429 4 2
40 L.G. Dupre BAL 24 11 0 49 182 2 21 3.7 16.5 4.5 16 216 13.5 2 49 1.5 19.6 398 4 4
41 Ted Wegert PHI 24 7 0 47 127 1 19 2.7 18.1 6.7 6 46 7.7 0 19 0.9 6.6 173 1 3
42 Bobby Layne*+ DET 30 K/QB 12 12 46 169 5 20 3.7 14.1 3.8 169 5 3
43 Dave Mann CRD 24 P/RH 12 0 45 116 0 15 2.6 9.7 3.8 13 170 13.1 1 32 1.1 14.2 286 1 1
44 Lynn Chandnois PIT 31 5 0 44 118 4 28 2.7 23.6 8.8 7 71 10.1 1 17 1.4 14.2 189 5 0
45 Billy Vessels BAL 25 KR/LH 12 0 44 215 2 31 4.9 17.9 3.7 11 177 16.1 1 30 0.9 14.8 392 3 0
46 Joe Childress CRD 23 11 0 43 203 0 30 4.7 18.5 3.9 6 82 13.7 1 34 0.5 7.5 285 1 1
47 Hal Giancanelli PHI 27 7 0 42 148 1 21 3.5 21.1 6.0 10 104 10.4 0 18 1.4 14.9 252 1 2
48 Maurice Bassett CLE 25 12 0 41 129 1 12 3.1 10.8 3.4 4 29 7.3 1 31 0.3 2.4 158 2 0
49 Ed Brown* CHI 28 P/QB 12 12 40 164 1 31 4.1 13.7 3.3 164 1 3
50 Ted Marchibroda PIT 25 QB 12 11 39 152 2 26 3.9 12.7 3.3 152 2 3
51 Joe Johnson GNB 27 11 0 35 129 0 14 3.7 11.7 3.2 28 258 9.2 0 20 2.5 23.5 387 0 1
52 J.C. Caroline* CHI 23 LDH 12 0 34 141 2 26 4.1 11.8 2.8 141 2 0
53 Al Carmichael GNB 28 KR/PR/RH 12 0 32 199 0 35 6.2 16.6 2.7 13 180 13.8 1 63 1.1 15.0 379 1 6
54 Lou Baldacci PIT 22 P 10 0 31 140 0 29 4.5 14.0 3.1 5 62 12.4 0 22 0.5 6.2 202 0 1
55 Al Dorow* WAS 27 QB 12 7 30 105 0 30 3.5 8.8 2.5 105 0 4
56 Charlie Shepard PIT 23 12 0 30 91 0 14 3.0 7.6 2.5 1 31 31.0 0 16 0.1 2.6 122 0 1
57 Harland Carl CHI 25 9 0 29 66 1 12 2.3 7.3 3.2 2 31 15.5 0 20 0.2 3.4 97 1 1
58 Johnny Unitas BAL 23 QB 12 7 28 155 1 34 5.5 12.9 2.3 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 156 1 4
59 Billy Wade RAM 26 QB 12 8 26 93 3 33 3.6 7.8 2.2 93 3 4
Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
60 Sam Baker* WAS 27 K/P 12 0 25 117 0 32 4.7 9.8 2.1 4 35 8.8 0 17 0.3 2.9 152 0 3
61 Tommy O'Connell CLE 26 QB 7 5 24 40 2 11 1.7 5.7 3.4 40 2 1
62 Y.A. Tittle SFO 30 QB 11 8 24 67 4 13 2.8 6.1 2.2 67 4 3
63 Bobby Thomason* PHI 28 QB 12 10 21 48 2 19 2.3 4.0 1.8 48 2 2
64 Bill Bowman DET 25 6 0 20 84 1 13 4.2 14.0 3.3 5 34 6.8 1 18 0.8 5.7 118 2 0
65 George Shaw BAL 23 qb 5 5 20 63 0 19 3.2 12.6 4.0 63 0 0
66 Royce Womble BAL 25 12 0 20 72 0 12 3.6 6.0 1.7 9 180 20.0 2 43 0.8 15.0 252 2 0
67 Jack Losch GNB 22 12 0 19 43 0 8 2.3 3.6 1.6 7 85 12.1 0 43 0.6 7.1 128 0 3
68 Babe Parilli CLE 26 qb 5 3 18 65 0 19 3.6 13.0 3.6 65 0 4
69 Adrian Burk PHI 29 P 12 2 17 61 0 11 3.6 5.1 1.4 61 0 2
70 Jug Girard DET 29 10 0 17 67 0 11 3.9 6.7 1.7 3 33 11.0 0 16 0.3 3.3 100 0 0
71 Jim Root CRD 25 qb 9 2 17 45 2 18 2.6 5.0 1.9 45 2 2
72 Will Berzinski PHI 22 4 0 15 72 0 20 4.8 18.0 3.8 3 35 11.7 0 17 0.8 8.8 107 0 1
73 Frank Bernardi CRD 23 PR 12 0 14 4 0 7 0.3 0.3 1.2 4 56 14.0 0 19 0.3 4.7 60 0 0
74 Breezy Reid GNB 29 LH 7 0 14 39 0 11 2.8 5.6 2.0 3 16 5.3 0 12 0.4 2.3 55 0 1
75 Gene Filipski NYG 25 KR 12 0 13 85 1 35 6.5 7.1 1.1 3 37 12.3 0 21 0.3 3.1 122 1 3
76 Henry Ford PIT 25 LS/PR 12 0 12 26 2 16 2.2 2.2 1.0 3 7 2.3 0 8 0.3 0.6 33 2 1
77 Skeets Quinlan 2TM 28 8 0 12 25 0 9 2.1 3.1 1.5 7 87 12.4 0 31 0.9 10.9 112 0 5
78 Tom Tracy DET 22 4 0 12 32 0 9 2.7 8.0 3.0 3 6 2.0 0 5 0.8 1.5 38 0 1
79 Charlie Conerly* NYG 35 QB 12 0 11 11 0 8 1.0 0.9 0.9 11 0 0
80 Eddie LeBaron WAS 26 qb 10 5 11 6 0 9 0.5 0.6 1.1 6 0 4
81 Bob Smith 2TM 23 6 0 11 18 0 7 1.6 3.0 1.8 18 0 0
82 Skeets Quinlan RAM 28 2 0 10 21 0 9 2.1 10.5 5.0 3 24 8.0 0 12 1.5 12.0 45 0 3
83 George Ratterman CLE 30 qb 4 4 10 19 1 11 1.9 4.8 2.5 19 1 1
84 Bob Smith PHI 23 4 0 9 8 0 5 0.9 2.0 2.3 8 0 0
85 Harry Gilmer DET 30 11 0 8 19 0 6 2.4 1.7 0.7 19 0 1
86 Don Bingham CHI 27 KR/PR 12 0 7 36 0 12 5.1 3.0 0.6 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 43 0 1
87 Dicky Moegle SFO 22 RS 12 0 7 18 0 12 2.6 1.5 0.6 3 79 26.3 0 37 0.3 6.6 97 0 0
88 George Blanda CHI 29 K 12 0 6 47 0 17 7.8 3.9 0.5 47 0 2
89 Earl Morrall SFO 22 P 12 4 6 10 0 8 1.7 0.8 0.5 10 0 1
Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
90 Brad Myers RAM 27 5 0 6 33 0 12 5.5 6.6 1.2 33 0 1
91 Art Davis PIT 22 9 0 5 6 0 9 1.2 0.7 0.6 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 1.0 15 0 0
92 Don Heinrich NYG 26 qb 12 12 5 -4 0 2 -0.8 -0.3 0.4 -4 0 2
93 Bart Starr GNB 22 qb 9 1 5 35 0 14 7.0 3.9 0.6 35 0 0
94 Dick Young BAL 26 12 0 5 7 0 3 1.4 0.6 0.4 7 0 0
95 Ray Renfro CLE 27 LH 12 0 4 24 0 10 6.0 2.0 0.3 17 325 19.1 4 46 1.4 27.1 349 4 0
96 Jack Scarbath PIT 26 qb 7 1 4 19 0 21 4.8 2.7 0.6 19 0 1
97 Norm Van Brocklin RAM 30 P/qb 12 4 4 1 1 1 0.3 0.1 0.3 1 1 2
98 Ray Mathews PIT 27 RE 12 0 3 -11 0 2 -3.7 -0.9 0.3 31 540 17.4 5 64 2.6 45.0 529 5 0
99 Dave Middleton DET 23 RE 12 0 3 9 0 10 3.0 0.8 0.3 39 606 15.5 5 56 3.3 50.5 615 5 0
100 Kyle Rote* NYG 28 LE 12 0 3 5 0 3 1.7 0.4 0.3 28 405 14.5 4 31 2.3 33.8 410 4 0
101 Bill Stits DET 25 12 0 3 0 0 6 0.0 0.0 0.3 3 52 17.3 0 27 0.3 4.3 52 0 0
102 Harlon Hill*+ CHI 24 LE 12 0 2 24 0 12 12.0 2.0 0.2 47 1128 24.0 11 79 3.9 94.0 1152 11 0
103 Tom McCormick SFO 26 6 0 2 4 0 2 2.0 0.7 0.3 4 0 0
104 Henry Moore NYG 22 5 0 2 -2 0 0 -1.0 -0.4 0.4 -2 0 0
105 Jimmy Patton NYG 23 RS 12 0 2 -1 0 0 -0.5 -0.1 0.2 -1 0 2
106 Lowell Perry PIT 25 LE 6 0 2 37 0 23 18.5 6.2 0.3 14 334 23.9 2 75 2.3 55.7 371 2 0
107 Jerry Planutis WAS 26 3 0 2 6 0 3 3.0 2.0 0.7 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.3 1.7 11 0 0
108 Skeets Quinlan CLE 28 6 0 2 4 0 3 2.0 0.7 0.3 4 63 15.8 0 31 0.7 10.5 67 0 2
109 Joe Scudero WAS 26 PR/RS 11 0 2 3 0 2 1.5 0.3 0.2 3 0 3
110 Bob Smith CLE 23 2 0 2 10 0 7 5.0 5.0 1.0 10 0 0
111 Bob Boyd RAM 28 12 0 1 -7 0 -7 -7.0 -0.6 0.1 30 586 19.5 7 61 2.5 48.8 579 7 3
112 Rudy Bukich RAM 24 3 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 2.7 0.3 8 0 0
113 Alex Burl CRD 25 8 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.3 0.1 2 24 12.0 1 19 0.3 3.0 26 1 0
114 Don Chandler NYG 22 P 12 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.6 0.1 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 12 0 0
115 Dorne Dibble DET 27 LE 12 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.7 0.1 32 597 18.7 2 56 2.7 49.8 605 2 0
116 Billy Kinard CLE 23 7 0 1 27 1 27 27.0 3.9 0.1 27 1 0
117 Yale Lary*+ DET 26 P/PR/RS 12 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 0.8 0.1 10 0 0
118 Jim Parmer PHI 29 4 0 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -0.5 0.3 -2 0 0
119 Bert Rechichar* BAL 26 K/P/RS 10 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 -1 0 1
Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
120 Jerry Reichow DET 22 8 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 4 63 15.8 1 41 0.5 7.9 64 1 0
121 Carl Taseff BAL 28 PR/RDH 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 2 0 0