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1954  1953 1952

1953 NFL Standings, Stats and Awards

EAST
TeamWLTPctPFPA
Cleveland Browns1110.917348162
Philadelphia Eagles741.636352215
Washington Redskins651.545208215
Pittsburgh Steelers660.500211263
New York Giants390.250179277
Chicago Cardinals1101.091190337
WEST
TeamWLTPctPFPA
Detroit Lions1020.833271205
San Francisco 49ers930.750372237
Los Angeles Rams831.727366236
Chicago Bears381.273218262
Baltimore Colts390.250182350
Green Bay Packers291.182200338

Postseason
Sunday, December 27
CLE16at DET17League Championship

1953 Regular Season Schedule

 

OFFENSE1st DOWNS PASSING RUSHING MISC
 PTSYDSTDRSPSPENTOT ATTCMPYDSYPATDSKDSKYINTRAT ATTYDSYPRTD PENPYDFUMLST
SFO 3724398491289916243 32217424077.482202391976.4 44322305.0326 907722819
LAM 3664713481051045214 32417326728.251901071877.3 42621485.0423 735973222
PHI 3524811499714415256 43822433577.662502683166.2 41017224.2022 847793715
CLE 3484391407912212213 303191305910.101602459101.9 37915774.1620 866802715
DET 271395833105965206 31614423097.311801632753.9 42718124.2412 524272415
CHI 2183628287911916214 44620626375.911501383048.4 36711293.089 615303221
PIT 211339928989711206 41618920144.841001642147.1 43215493.5913 545462814
WAS 20832342590829181 27810717366.241202282935.0 41317264.1810 494083118
GNB 200322027937917189 35214718335.21902783427.5 42416653.9314 676242914
CHC 190304223759514184 40818121915.371403282745.3 32211793.667 736113921
BLC 182271623756616157 31912616255.091303682734.5 37614593.887 696233421
NYG 179276024668713166 34515819855.751602743440.1 39810492.646 44411199

DEFENSE1st DOWNS PASSING RUSHING MISC
 PTSYDSTDRSPSPENTOT ATTCMPYDSYPATDSKDSKYINTRAT ATTYDSYPRTD PENPYDFUMREC
CLE 1623575228910116206 38916422715.841002562543.3 37415604.1711 403352516
DET 20535452791967194 35415921626.111301973837.6 40415803.9110 534633115
PHI 215299827699819186 37416722896.121704082453.2 33111173.376 636062717
WAS 2153638251029315210 35017119505.57801982741.5 45518864.1515 685963417
LAM 236345229919211194 36616121815.961502993043.1 37515704.1910 514652213
SFO 237342530999512206 35617321005.901702232356.2 39815483.8912 716153317
CHI 2624152339410910213 36417425306.951401541467.7 43717764.0615 797113423
PIT 2633381336311011184 37219324136.492201572168.5 36611253.079 666032914
NYG 27737413681999189 36817325586.952001772362.3 38513603.5312 686253214
CHC 3374026459511110216 34117626197.681702552464.4 44016623.7824 726152312
GNB 338385144959113199 31214423417.501502362850.4 40717464.2924 846172819
BLC 3504486461219516232 32116524117.512102402960.4 44523155.2021 877574227

SPECIAL TEAMSPUNT RETURN PUNTS KICK RETURN KICKS  PUNT RETURN PUNTS KICK RETURN KICKS
  RETYDSTD PTYDSTBBLKIN20 RETYDSTD XPMXPAFGMFGA  RETYDSTD PTYDS RETYDSTD XPMXPAFGMFGA
BLC OWN:291841 833190000 5312581 2123718 OPP:403071 552217 407240 4546916
CHC OWN:503490 763159000 5011200 2323924 OPP:44680 743110 358520 4345813
CHI OWN:381430 662812000 4810890 2727721 OPP:342341 732665 368440 31331130
CLE OWN:431750 632760000 305790 39402326 OPP:351560 722934 4611140 2022213
DET OWN:352331 682759000 439260 31331423 OPP:412751 622507 5411930 2326619
GNB OWN:393481 803005000 5611970 2325516 OPP:412321 662750 408510 41431122
LAM OWN:553261 602529000 4811360 45481125 OPP:453560 753036 5916000 27291123
NYG OWN:553340 863369010 4110770 2224312 OPP:695210 723095 367051 3435920
PHI OWN:461660 532248000 377870 4649415 OPP:452570 793354 4912081 2627918
PIT OWN:502690 803752000 4411011 2728412 OPP:504030 833531 376040 32331119
SFO OWN:332500 421706010 4311050 48491018 OPP:271090 602457 5912640 3030916
WAS OWN:363060 682618010 417970 25251122 OPP:381650 542251 4312130 25251223

League Leaders

Pass Att
1.George Blanda - CHI 362
2.Bobby Thomason - PHI 304
3.Charley Conerly - NYG 303
4.Jim Finks - PIT 292
5.Norm Van brocklin - LAM 286
6.Bobby Layne - DET 273
7.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 259
8.Otto Graham - CLE 258
9.Jim Root - CHC 192
10.Tobin Rote - GNB 185
Pass Comp
1.George Blanda - CHI 169
2.Otto Graham - CLE 167
3.Bobby Thomason - PHI 162
4.Norm Van brocklin - LAM 156
5.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 149
6.Charley Conerly - NYG 143
7.Jim Finks - PIT 131
8.Bobby Layne - DET 125
9.Jim Root - CHC 80
10.Babe Parilli - GNB 74
Comp Pct
1.Otto Graham - CLE .647
2.Y.A. Tittle - SFO .575
3.Norm Van brocklin - LAM .545
4.Bobby Thomason - PHI .533
5.Charley Conerly - NYG .472
6.George Blanda - CHI .467
7.Bobby Layne - DET .458
8.Jim Finks - PIT .449
9.Fred Enke - BLC .420
10.Jim Root - CHC .417
min 168 att
Pass Yards
1.Otto Graham - CLE 2722
2.Bobby Thomason - PHI 2462
3.Norm Van brocklin - LAM 2393
4.George Blanda - CHI 2164
5.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 2121
6.Bobby Layne - DET 2088
7.Charley Conerly - NYG 1711
8.Jim Finks - PIT 1484
9.Jim Root - CHC 1149
10.Fred Enke - BLC 1054
Pass YPA
1.Otto Graham - CLE 10.55
2.Norm Van brocklin - LAM 8.37
3.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 8.19
4.Bobby Thomason - PHI 8.10
5.Bobby Layne - DET 7.65
6.Fred Enke - BLC 6.24
7.Jim Root - CHC 5.98
8.George Blanda - CHI 5.98
9.Charley Conerly - NYG 5.65
10.Tobin Rote - GNB 5.43
min 168 att
Pass TD
1.Bobby Thomason - PHI 21
2.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 20
3.Norm Van brocklin - LAM 19
4.Bobby Layne - DET 16
5.George Blanda - CHI 14
6.Charley Conerly - NYG 13
7.Otto Graham - CLE 11
8.Jack Scarbath - WAS 9
9.Fred Enke - BLC 8
Jim Finks - PIT 8
Jim Root - CHC 8
Pass INT
1.Charley Conerly - NYG 25
2.George Blanda - CHI 23
3.Bobby Layne - DET 21
4.Bobby Thomason - PHI 20
5.Babe Parilli - GNB 19
6.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 17
7.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 16
8.Fred Enke - BLC 15
Tobin Rote - GNB 15
10.Jim Finks - PIT 14
Norm Van brocklin - LAM 14
Times Sacked
Pass Rating
1.Otto Graham - CLE 99.7
2.Norm Van brocklin - LAM 84.1
3.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 84.1
4.Bobby Thomason - PHI 75.8
5.Bobby Layne - DET 59.6
6.George Blanda - CHI 52.3
7.Jim Root - CHC 51.8
8.Jim Finks - PIT 49.8
9.Charley Conerly - NYG 44.9
10.Fred Enke - BLC 41.9
min 168 att
Rush Att
1.Joe Perry - SFO 192
2.Dan Towler - LAM 152
3.Fran Rogel - PIT 137
4.Lynn Chandnois - PIT 123
5.John Huzvar - BLC 119
6.Charlie Justice - WAS 115
7.Hugh Mcelhenny - SFO 112
8.Sonny Grandelius - NYG 108
9.Johnny Olszewski - CHC 106
10.George Taliaferro - BLC 102
Rush Yards
1.Joe Perry - SFO 1018
2.Dan Towler - LAM 879
3.Skeet Quinlan - LAM 705
4.Charlie Justice - WAS 616
5.Fran Rogel - PIT 527
6.John Huzvar - BLC 515
7.Hugh Mcelhenny - SFO 503
8.Floyd Reid - GNB 492
9.Bob Hoernschemeyer - DET 482
10.George Taliaferro - BLC 479
Rush AVG
1.Skeet Quinlan - LAM 7.3
2.Ray Renfro - CLE 5.9
3.Dan Towler - LAM 5.8
4.Jerry Williams - PHI 5.7
5.Charlie Justice - WAS 5.4
6.Joe Perry - SFO 5.3
7.Don Johnson - PHI 5.3
8.Joe Arenas - SFO 5.3
9.Floyd Reid - GNB 5.2
10.Doak Walker - DET 5.1
min 60 att
Rush TD
1.Joe Perry - SFO 10
2.Tank Younger - LAM 8
3.Bob Hoernschemeyer - DET 7
Dan Towler - LAM 7
5.Joe Arenas - SFO 6
Otto Graham - CLE 6
Y.A. Tittle - SFO 6
8.Fred Cone - GNB 5
Don Johnson - PHI 5
Frank Ziegler - PHI 5
Receptions
1.Pete Pihos - PHI 63
2.Elbie Nickel - PIT 62
3.Elroy Hirsch - LAM 61
4.Don Stonesifer - CHC 56
5.Jim Dooley - CHI 53
6.Billy Wilson - SFO 51
7.Dante Lavelli - CLE 45
8.Lynn Chandnois - PIT 43
Gern Nagler - CHC 43
Gordy Soltau - SFO 43
Rec Yards
1.Pete Pihos - PHI 1049
2.Elroy Hirsch - LAM 941
3.Jim Dooley - CHI 841
4.Billy Wilson - SFO 840
5.Dante Lavelli - CLE 783
6.Bobby Walston - PHI 750
7.Elbie Nickel - PIT 743
8.Ray Renfro - CLE 722
9.Hugh Taylor - WAS 703
10.Don Stonesifer - CHC 684
Rec AVG
1.Bob Boyd - LAM 22.8
2.Hugh Taylor - WAS 20.1
3.Pete Brewster - CLE 19.8
4.Charlie Justice - WAS 19.7
5.Leon Hart - DET 18.9
6.Billy Howton - GNB 18.5
7.Ray Renfro - CLE 18.5
8.Bobby Walston - PHI 18.3
9.Dante Lavelli - CLE 17.4
10.Hal Giancanelli - PHI 17.3
George Taliaferro - BLC 17.3
min 18 rec
Rec TD
1.Pete Pihos - PHI 10
Billy Wilson - SFO 10
3.Hugh Taylor - WAS 8
4.Leon Hart - DET 7
5.Dante Lavelli - CLE 6
Gern Nagler - CHC 6
Gordy Soltau - SFO 6
8.Hal Giancanelli - PHI 5
Kyle Rote - NYG 5
Bobby Walston - PHI 5
Fumbles
1.George Taliaferro - BLC 10
2.Lynn Chandnois - PIT 9
Charlie Justice - WAS 9
4.Otto Graham - CLE 8
Bobby Layne - DET 8
Babe Parilli - GNB 8
Joe Perry - SFO 8
8.Adrian Burk - PHI 7
Billy Cross - CHC 7
Jim Root - CHC 7
Jack Scarbath - WAS 7
Billy Stone - CHI 7
Punt Returns
1.Emlen Tunnell - NYG 38
2.Woodley Lewis - LAM 35
3.Lynn Chandnois - PIT 26
4.Charley Trippi - CHC 21
5.Al Carmichael - GNB 20
Al Pollard - PHI 20
7.Don Paul - CHC 18
Billy Reynolds - CLE 18
Johnny Williams - WAS 18
10.Eddie Macon - CHI 17
Ray Renfro - CLE 17
Punt Ret Avg
1.Charley Trippi - CHC 11.4
2.Al Carmichael - GNB 10.0
3.Johnny Williams - WAS 9.6
4.Yale Lary - DET 8.8
5.Ray Mathews - PIT 8.0
6.Woodley Lewis - LAM 7.6
7.Hugh Mcelhenny - SFO 6.9
8.Frank Gifford - NYG 6.6
9.Billy Reynolds - CLE 6.2
10.Emlen Tunnell - NYG 5.9
min 12 returns
Punt Ret FC
Punt Ret TD
1.Gib Dawson - GNB 1
Yale Lary - DET 1
Woodley Lewis - LAM 1
Carl Taseff - BLC 1
Kickoff Ret
1.Woodley Lewis - LAM 32
2.Al Carmichael - GNB 26
3.Lynn Chandnois - PIT 21
4.Leon Campbell - CHI 19
5.Emlen Tunnell - NYG 17
6.Joe Arenas - SFO 16
Ken Carpenter - CLE 16
George Taliaferro - BLC 16
9.Hugh Mcelhenny - SFO 15
10.Frank Gifford - NYG 13
Eddie Macon - CHI 13
Al Pollard - PHI 13
Kick Ret Avg
1.Joe Arenas - SFO 34.4
2.Lynn Chandnois - PIT 29.0
3.Eddie Macon - CHI 28.7
4.Emlen Tunnell - NYG 28.2
5.Woodley Lewis - LAM 25.9
6.Frank Gifford - NYG 25.2
7.Al Carmichael - GNB 24.7
8.Hugh Mcelhenny - SFO 24.5
9.Leon Campbell - CHI 23.9
10.Al Pollard - PHI 23.2
min 12 returns
Kickoff Ret TD
1.Lynn Chandnois - PIT 1
Adam Walker - BLC 1
Punts
1.Pat Brady - PIT 80
2.Fred Morrison - CHI 65
George Taliaferro - BLC 65
4.Horace Gillom - CLE 63
5.Clive Rush - GNB 60
Norm Van brocklin - LAM 60
7.Charley Trippi - CHC 54
8.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 51
9.Tom Landry - NYG 44
10.Clarence Avinger - NYG 42
Jim Powers - SFO 42
Punt Avg
1.George Taliaferro - BLC 0.0
2.Clive Rush - GNB 0.0
3.Clarence Avinger - NYG 0.0
4.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 0.0
5.Tom Landry - NYG 0.0
6.Jim Powers - SFO 0.0
7.Bob Smith - DET 0.0
8.Norm Van brocklin - LAM 0.0
9.Fred Morrison - CHI 0.0
10.Charley Trippi - CHC 0.0
min 30 returns
Field Goals Made
1.Lou Groza - CLE 23
2.Doak Walker - DET 12
3.Bill Dudley - WAS 11
4.Ben Agajanian - LAM 10
Gordy Soltau - SFO 10
6.Pat Summerall - CHC 9
7.George Blanda - CHI 7
8.Fred Cone - GNB 5
Bert Rechichar - BLC 5
10.Nick Bolkovac - PIT 4
Bobby Walston - PHI 4
Field Goals Att
1.Lou Groza - CLE 26
2.Ben Agajanian - LAM 24
Pat Summerall - CHC 24
4.Bill Dudley - WAS 22
5.George Blanda - CHI 20
6.Doak Walker - DET 19
7.Fred Cone - GNB 16
8.Gordy Soltau - SFO 15
9.Bert Rechichar - BLC 13
Bobby Walston - PHI 13
Defensive Sacks
Defensive INT
1.Jack Christiansen - DET 12
2.Tom Keane - BLC 11
3.Don Doll - WAS 10
Ray Ramsey - CHC 10
5.Jack Butler - PIT 9
Bobby Dillon - GNB 9
7.Tom Brookshier - PHI 8
8.Rex Berry - SFO 7
Norb Hecker - LAM 7
Woodley Lewis - LAM 7
Bert Rechichar - BLC 7
INT TD Ret
1.Chuck Bednarik - PHI 1
Rex Berry - SFO 1
Jack Butler - PIT 1
Lew Carpenter - DET 1
Jack Christiansen - DET 1
Jack Cloud - WAS 1
Bobby Dillon - GNB 1
Harry Dowda - WAS 1
Jack Dwyer - LAM 1
Frank Gifford - NYG 1
Don Kindt - CHI 1
Woodley Lewis - LAM 1
Walt Michaels - CLE 1
Ray Ramsey - CHC 1
Bert Rechichar - BLC 1
Herb Rich - LAM 1
Leo Sanford - CHC 1
Val Walker - GNB 1

Awards

Heisman Trophy Winner - Johnny Lattner
Pro Bowl MVP - Chuck Bednarik
UPI MVP - Otto Graham

Pro Bowl
EAST QBOtto Graham
EAST QBBobby Thomason
EAST FBJohnny Olszewski
EAST FBHarry Jagade
EAST TPaul Lipscomb
EAST TLou Groza
EAST TLum Snyder
EAST TArnie Weinmeister
EAST GAbe Gibron
EAST GDale Dodrill
EAST GGeorge Hughes
EAST GFrank Kilroy
EAST CKen Farragut
EAST HBLynn Chandnois
EAST HBCharlie Trippi
EAST HBRay Renfro
EAST HBKyle Rote
EAST EPete Pihos
EAST EElbie Nickel
EAST EDante Lavelli
EAST DEGene Brito
EAST DELen Ford
EAST DEBill McPeak
EAST DTErnie Stautner
EAST DHBDon Paul
EAST DHBFrank Gifford
EAST DHBWarren Lahr
EAST DHBTommy James
EAST LBMarv Matuszak
EAST LBChuck Bednarik
EAST DBDon Doll
EAST DBBill Svoboda
EAST SEmlen Tunnell
WEST QBNorm Van Brocklin
WEST QBY.A. Tittle
WEST QBBobby Layne
WEST FBDan Towler
WEST FBJoe Perry
WEST TGeorge Connor
WEST GLou Creekmur
WEST GLes Bingaman
WEST GDick Barwegan
WEST GArt Michalik
WEST GDick Stanfel
WEST CBill Johnson
WEST HBDon Kindt
WEST HBHugh McElhenny
WEST HBDoak Walker
WEST HBGeorge Taliaferro
WEST EGordie Soltau
WEST EElroy Hirsch
WEST DEJohn Martinkovic
WEST DEAndy Robustelli
WEST DTLeo Nomellini
WEST DTFred Williams
WEST DTArt Donovan
WEST DTDave Hanner
WEST DHBTom Keane
WEST LBTank Younger
WEST LBClay Tonnemaker
WEST LBDon Paul
WEST DBJack Christiansen
WEST SYale Lary

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