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Philadelphia Eagles

1959 Philadelphia Eagles Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-5
Finished 2nd in the NFL's East Division

Coach: Buck Shaw (7-5)

1959 Philadelphia Eagles Roster
1959 Philadelphia Eagles Game-by-Game Results

The Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 7 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division. Buck Shaw coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Norm Van Brocklin34019156.226177.7164.7144.171 79.5
Sonny Jurgensen5360.0275.4120.000.019 114.2
Billy Barnes700.000.000.0228.60.0
Totals35219455.126447.5174.8164.571 00
Opponents29214449.318706.4175.8206.8

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Billy Barnes1816873.861 7
Clarence Peaks1244513.634 3
Theron Sapp411453.517 1
Walt Kowalczyk26371.40
Norm Van Brocklin11131.212 2
Bobby Walston284.00
Joe Pagliei2-5-2.50
Tommy McDonald2-10-5.0-4 0
Pete Retzlaff2-11-5.5-5 0
Totals39113153.461 13
Opponents42920684.815

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Tommy McDonald4784618.071 10
Pete Retzlaff3459517.545 1
Billy Barnes323149.847 2
Clarence Peaks282097.523 0
Bobby Walston1627917.440 3
Dick Bielski1526417.657 1
Walt Kowalczyk9333.713 0
Theron Sapp6477.813 0
Ken MacAfee5489.611 0
Joe Pagliei294.511 0
Totals194264413.671 17
Opponents14418706.417

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Paige Cothren11100.018844.425
Dick Bielski0.050.00
Bobby Walston343397.110.033
Totals353497.124833.358
Opponents363597.220945.062

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Norm Van Brocklin53226342.759
Joe Pagliei14545.045
Totals54230842.759
Opponents48197341.1

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Tommy McDonald211155.581 1
Art Powell151248.358 1
Totals362396.681 2
Opponents400.0 1

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Tommy McDonald2444418.536 0
Art Powell1437927.195 0
Jerry Wilson242.00
John Nocera11515.015 0
Jerry DeLucca100.00
Totals4284220.095 0
Opponents3781922.1 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Jimmy Carr56513.012 0
Bob Pellegrini34214.039 0
Art Powell3175.717 0
Tom Brookshier3134.30
Chuck Weber284.00
Gene Johnson12222.022 0
Marion Campbell100.00
Ed Khayat100.00
Lee Riley100.00
Totals201678.439 0
Opponents16nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Billy Barnes7100
Chuck Bednarik01000
Dick Bielski0100
Tom Brookshier003000
Marion Campbell003000
Jimmy Carr001000
Tom Catlin02000
Jerry Huth02310
Gene Johnson001000
Ed Khayat0021600
Tom Louderback01000
Tommy McDonald4200
Don Owens01310
Clarence Peaks7200
Bob Pellegrini002000
Art Powell02200
Pete Retzlaff1000
Joe Robb01000
Norm Van Brocklin4500
Bobby Walston1200
Chuck Weber001010
Jerry Wilson02000
Totals0000000263822300
Opponents2820

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Billy Barnes72054
Dick Bielski106
Paige Cothren08125
Jerry Huth106
Tommy McDonald01010066
Don Owens106
Clarence Peaks30018
Art Powell10006
Pete Retzlaff0106
Theron Sapp1006
Norm Van Brocklin2012
Bobby Walston0303351
Chuck Weber0106
Totals13172003083400268
Opponents151710935278