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Pittsburgh Steelers

1959 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-5
Finished 4th in the NFL's East Division

Coach: Buddy Parker (6-5-1)

1959 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1959 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 6 wins and 5 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division. Buddy Parker coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Bobby Layne29714247.819866.7206.7217.148 62.8
Tom Tracy12325.015913.300.0216.768 39.6
Len Dawson7342.9608.6114.300.032 113.1
Bobby Luna11100.05555.000.000.055 118.8
Ray Mathews11100.03838.000.000.038 118.8
Jimmy Orr100.000.000.000.039.6
Totals31915047.022987.2216.6237.268 00
Opponents28512844.918426.5124.2227.7

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Tom Tracy1997944.051 3
Tom Barnett752383.219 1
Larry Krutko752263.012 4
Bobby Layne331815.521 2
Jimmy Orr5438.629 0
Leo Elter8253.10
Len Dawson4205.010 0
Jack Call393.00
Ray Mathews144.00
Bobby Luna331.010 0
Totals40615433.851 10
Opponents40515003.710

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Jimmy Orr3560417.343 5
Tom Tracy2327311.945 5
Pete Brewster2236016.442 2
Buddy Dial1642826.868 6
Gern Nagler1422215.935 2
Ray Mathews1318214.056 0
Larry Krutko131007.727 0
Tom Barnett7527.414 1
Jack McClairen34615.320 0
Leo Elter33110.328 0
Jack Call100.00
Totals150229815.368 21
Opponents12818426.512

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Bobby Layne3232100.0171164.765
Don Sutherin0.010.00
Totals3232100.0181161.165
Opponents262492.3321237.560

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Bobby Luna63256340.761
Jimmy Orr830237.846
Totals71286540.461
Opponents59274446.5

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Don Sutherin12685.728 0
Dean Derby9161.810 0
Ron Hall5234.60
Don Bishop4102.50
Tom Tracy451.30
Ray Mathews2178.515 0
Bobby Luna2136.50
Totals381524.028 0
Opponents490.0 3

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Don Sutherin1122520.534 0
Tom Tracy714520.727 0
Jack Call614624.333 0
Dean Derby23216.022 0
Tom Barnett22412.014 0
Ron Hall12222.022 0
Rudy Hayes11919.019 0
Totals3061320.434 0
Opponents4375317.5 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Dean Derby712718.124 0
Dick Alban611919.846 0
Bobby Luna35317.732 0
Mike Henry24221.033 0
Jack Butler2168.016 0
Dick Campbell166.00
Ron Hall100.00
Totals2236316.546 0
Opponents23nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Tom Barnett3000
Ed Beatty02000
Jack Butler001800
Len Dawson10000
Dale Dodrill01000
Leo Elter11000
Ron Hall001000
Rudy Hayes011900
Mike Henry001000
Ted Karras01000
Larry Krutko4000
Bobby Layne2200
Bobby Luna0124200
Ray Mathews01000
John Nisby01000
Jimmy Orr1000
Mike Sandusky01000
Ernie Stautner02000
Don Sutherin10000
George Tarasovic155710
Tom Tracy7000
Frank Varrichione01000
Totals00000002224126100
Opponents2212

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Tom Barnett110012
Pete Brewster2012
Buddy Dial6036
Larry Krutko40024
Bobby Layne20113277
Gern Nagler2012
Jimmy Orr05030
George Tarasovic106
Tom Tracy3500048
Totals102100010113200257
Opponents1012301224216