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1960  1959 1958

1959 NFL Standings, Stats and Awards

EAST
TeamWLTPctPFPA
New York Giants1020.833284170
Cleveland Browns750.583270214
Philadelphia Eagles750.583268278
Pittsburgh Steelers651.545257216
Washington Redskins390.250185350
Chicago Cardinals2100.167234324
WEST
TeamWLTPctPFPA
Baltimore Colts930.750374251
Chicago Bears840.667252196
Green Bay Packers750.583248246
San Francisco 49ers750.583255237
Detroit Lions381.273203275
Los Angeles Rams2100.167242315

Postseason
Sunday, December 27
NYG16at BLC31League Championship

1959 Regular Season Schedule

 

OFFENSE1st DOWNS PASSING RUSHING MISC
 PTSYDSTDRSPSPENTOT ATTCMPYDSYPATDSKDSKYINTRAT ATTYDSYPRTD PENPYDFUMLST
BLC 3744458519514824267 37519629387.833301851492.1 43517053.9213 56634229
NYG 2844173328210610198 30216526338.721801061385.9 43316463.8011 544803020
CLE 2704015371181097234 27615920337.37140167984.1 45721494.7020 3632985
PHI 2683887357812013211 35219426447.51170721676.5 39113153.3613 52501269
PIT 2573595328210322207 31915022987.202102462363.2 40615433.8010 605322210
SFO 255338831937613182 26413216856.381201362250.8 40718394.5216 574892410
CHI 2523511326911011190 31015622847.371502111669.3 39214383.6714 665972615
GNB 2483739321098716212 26812819637.321601311765.9 42119074.5315 494352416
LAM 24242603010111615232 35619627237.651402412267.2 37117784.7915 514653419
CHC 234317231858014179 28012517666.311402071954.0 36716134.4010 444314836
DET 203345625908721198 32813621316.501004672739.6 39917924.4913 654963619
WAS 185348722948019193 28412118246.421303012345.9 42219644.659 514532517

DEFENSE1st DOWNS PASSING RUSHING MISC
 PTSYDSTDRSPSPENTOT ATTCMPYDSYPATDSKDSKYINTRAT ATTYDSYPRTD PENPYDFUMREC
NYG 170284322668516167 30413718115.961102292246.4 37912613.336 403242916
CHI 196367626959122208 33314421476.451402542251.5 42917834.1611 625533817
CLE 2143764287511515205 31916824577.701701151872.3 36014223.959 322852012
PIT 216334226858014179 28512820147.071201722250.8 40515003.7010 554832212
SFO 23740183212310213238 34117622726.661502281470.4 43319744.5616 454173422
GNB 24635523010110212215 32916920306.171402481467.1 43017704.1214 514502815
BLC 2513899316511812195 35117124977.111301554045.1 32515574.7916 65610189
DET 2753656347910314196 28814723408.131902461480.2 40315623.8813 646033119
PHI 27839383610310116220 29214420747.101702042063.6 42920684.8215 474572820
LAM 3153794389610020216 28715123158.07170225789.1 42717043.9915 605622514
CHC 3244015419910013212 26613823598.872202181586.3 47718743.9315 615282515
WAS 35046444610912518252 31918526068.172601761394.6 40422145.4819 595702714

SPECIAL TEAMSPUNT RETURN PUNTS KICK RETURN KICKS  PUNT RETURN PUNTS KICK RETURN KICKS
  RETYDSTD PTYDSTBBLKIN20 RETYDSTD XPMXPAFGMFGA  RETYDSTD PTYDS RETYDSTD XPMXPAFGMFGA
BLC OWN:382330 532229000 387920 5051618 OPP:331200 502236 469500 29311222
CHC OWN:565485 622768000 5210800 303169 OPP:391810 672767 336920 40411222
CHI OWN:262431 682805000 337350 28321019 OPP:463601 612579 387540 2626417
CLE OWN:262111 501856000 295510 3337516 OPP:32390 502121 387340 2828613
DET OWN:501970 562602000 428460 23251023 OPP:362300 693013 377740 34341121
GNB OWN:333161 642716010 439490 3132717 OPP:402911 562481 409170 28301222
LAM OWN:362511 502085010 4310540 27291126 OPP:302051 602648 429801 36381731
NYG OWN:501640 552565000 317030 32322030 OPP:385274 723075 5212290 2022616
PHI OWN:362392 542308010 428420 3435824 OPP:403121 481975 378190 3536920
PIT OWN:381520 712865000 306130 32321118 OPP:494183 592742 437530 24261232
SFO OWN:372690 592694000 419801 31311226 OPP:351860 572370 409240 2831513
WAS OWN:301190 492229000 5010060 21221022 OPP:38730 421715 286250 44461019

League Leaders

Pass Att
1.Johnny Unitas - BLC 367
2.Norm Van brocklin - PHI 340
3.Bobby Layne - PIT 297
4.Milt Plum - CLE 266
5.Billy Wade - LAM 261
6.Ed Brown - CHI 247
7.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 199
8.Charley Conerly - NYG 194
9.King Hill - CHC 181
10.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 173
Pass Comp
1.Johnny Unitas - BLC 193
2.Norm Van brocklin - PHI 191
3.Milt Plum - CLE 156
4.Billy Wade - LAM 153
5.Bobby Layne - PIT 142
6.Ed Brown - CHI 125
7.Charley Conerly - NYG 113
8.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 102
9.King Hill - CHC 82
10.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 77
Comp Pct
1.Milt Plum - CLE .586
2.Billy Wade - LAM .586
3.Charley Conerly - NYG .582
4.Norm Van brocklin - PHI .562
5.Johnny Unitas - BLC .526
6.Y.A. Tittle - SFO .513
7.Ed Brown - CHI .506
8.Bobby Layne - PIT .478
9.King Hill - CHC .453
10.Eddie LeBaron - WAS .445
min 168 att
Pass Yards
1.Johnny Unitas - BLC 2899
2.Norm Van brocklin - PHI 2617
3.Billy Wade - LAM 2001
4.Milt Plum - CLE 1992
5.Bobby Layne - PIT 1986
6.Ed Brown - CHI 1881
7.Charley Conerly - NYG 1706
8.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 1331
9.Earl Morrall - DET 1102
10.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 1077
Pass YPA
1.Charley Conerly - NYG 8.79
2.Johnny Unitas - BLC 7.90
3.Norm Van brocklin - PHI 7.70
4.Billy Wade - LAM 7.67
5.Ed Brown - CHI 7.62
6.Milt Plum - CLE 7.49
7.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 6.69
8.Bobby Layne - PIT 6.69
9.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 6.23
10.King Hill - CHC 5.61
min 168 att
Pass TD
1.Johnny Unitas - BLC 32
2.Bobby Layne - PIT 20
3.Norm Van brocklin - PHI 16
4.Charley Conerly - NYG 14
Milt Plum - CLE 14
6.Ed Brown - CHI 13
7.Billy Wade - LAM 12
8.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 10
9.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 8
Lamar Mchan - GNB 8
Pass INT
1.Bobby Layne - PIT 21
2.Tobin Rote - DET 19
3.Billy Wade - LAM 17
4.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 15
5.Johnny Unitas - BLC 14
Norm Van brocklin - PHI 14
7.King Hill - CHC 13
8.Ralph Guglielmi - WAS 11
Eddie LeBaron - WAS 11
10.Ed Brown - CHI 10
Times Sacked
Pass Rating
1.Charley Conerly - NYG 102.7
2.Johnny Unitas - BLC 92.0
3.Milt Plum - CLE 87.2
4.Norm Van brocklin - PHI 79.5
5.Ed Brown - CHI 76.7
6.Billy Wade - LAM 71.1
7.Bobby Layne - PIT 62.8
8.Y.A. Tittle - SFO 58.0
9.Eddie LeBaron - WAS 54.0
10.King Hill - CHC 46.2
min 168 att
Rush Att
1.Jim Brown - CLE 290
2.J.D. Smith - SFO 207
3.Tom Tracy - PIT 199
4.Billy Barnes - PHI 181
5.Alan Ameche - BLC 178
6.Rick Casares - CHI 177
7.Ollie Matson - LAM 161
8.Paul Hornung - GNB 152
9.John Crow - CHC 140
10.Joe Perry - SFO 139
Rush Yards
1.Jim Brown - CLE 1329
2.J.D. Smith - SFO 1036
3.Ollie Matson - LAM 863
4.Tom Tracy - PIT 794
5.Bobby Mitchell - CLE 743
6.Rick Casares - CHI 699
7.Billy Barnes - PHI 687
8.Paul Hornung - GNB 681
9.Alan Ameche - BLC 679
10.John Crow - CHC 666
Rush AVG
1.Johnny Olszewski - WAS 6.6
2.Nick Pietrosante - DET 5.9
3.Bobby Mitchell - CLE 5.7
4.Don Bosseler - WAS 5.4
5.Lew Carpenter - GNB 5.4
6.Ollie Matson - LAM 5.4
7.Frank Gifford - NYG 5.1
8.Jon Arnett - LAM 5.1
9.J.D. Smith - SFO 5.0
10.John Crow - CHC 4.8
min 60 att
Rush TD
1.Jim Brown - CLE 14
2.Rick Casares - CHI 10
J.D. Smith - SFO 10
4.Alan Ameche - BLC 7
Billy Barnes - PHI 7
Paul Hornung - GNB 7
7.Ollie Matson - LAM 6
Jimmy Taylor - GNB 6
9.King Hill - CHC 5
Bobby Mitchell - CLE 5
Alex Webster - NYG 5
Receptions
1.Raymond Berry - BLC 66
2.Tommy Mcdonald - PHI 47
Lenny Moore - BLC 47
Del Shofner - LAM 47
5.Jim Mutscheller - BLC 44
Billy Wilson - SFO 44
7.Frank Gifford - NYG 42
8.Jim Dooley - CHI 41
9.Billy Howton - CLE 39
10.Jon Arnett - LAM 38
Rec Yards
1.Raymond Berry - BLC 959
2.Del Shofner - LAM 936
3.Tommy Mcdonald - PHI 846
Lenny Moore - BLC 846
5.Frank Gifford - NYG 768
6.Bill Anderson - WAS 734
7.Bob Schnelker - NYG 714
8.Jim Mutscheller - BLC 699
9.Max Mcgee - GNB 695
10.Jimmy Orr - PIT 604
Rec AVG
1.Max Mcgee - GNB 23.2
2.Dave Middleton - DET 22.3
3.Willard Dewveall - CHI 21.0
4.Bill Anderson - WAS 21.0
5.Del Shofner - LAM 19.9
6.Bob Schnelker - NYG 19.3
7.Frank Gifford - NYG 18.3
8.Tommy Mcdonald - PHI 18.0
Lenny Moore - BLC 18.0
10.Ray Renfro - CLE 17.6
min 18 rec
Rec TD
1.Raymond Berry - BLC 14
2.Tommy Mcdonald - PHI 10
3.Jim Mutscheller - BLC 8
4.Del Shofner - LAM 7
5.Bill Anderson - WAS 6
Buddy Dial - PIT 6
Lenny Moore - BLC 6
Ray Renfro - CLE 6
Bob Schnelker - NYG 6
10.Max Mcgee - GNB 5
Jimmy Orr - PIT 5
Tom Tracy - PIT 5
Fumbles
1.King Hill - CHC 13
2.Bobby Conrad - CHC 10
3.Ollie Matson - LAM 9
4.Billy Barnes - PHI 7
Ed Brown - CHI 7
Rick Casares - CHI 7
Paul Hornung - GNB 7
Dick James - WAS 7
Earl Morrall - DET 7
Clarence Peaks - PHI 7
Y.A. Tittle - SFO 7
Tom Tracy - PIT 7
Punt Returns
1.Billy Stacy - CHC 29
2.Eddie Dove - SFO 22
Johnny Sample - BLC 22
4.Dick James - WAS 21
Yale Lary - DET 21
Tommy Mcdonald - PHI 21
7.Bill Butler - GNB 18
8.Jon Arnett - LAM 17
Bobby Mitchell - CLE 17
10.Terry Barr - DET 16
Bobby Conrad - CHC 16
Punt Ret Avg
1.Johnny Morris - CHI 12.2
2.Lew Carpenter - GNB 11.5
3.Jon Arnett - LAM 10.8
4.Bobby Mitchell - CLE 10.4
5.Billy Stacy - CHC 9.7
6.Abe Woodson - SFO 9.5
7.Bill Butler - GNB 9.1
8.Bobby Conrad - CHC 8.3
9.Art Powell - PHI 8.3
10.Carl Taseff - BLC 6.9
min 12 returns
Punt Ret FC
Punt Ret TD
1.Billy Stacy - CHC 2
2.Jon Arnett - LAM 1
Bill Butler - GNB 1
Bobby Conrad - CHC 1
Ken Hall - CHC 1
Mal Hammack - CHC 1
Tommy Mcdonald - PHI 1
Bobby Mitchell - CLE 1
Johnny Morris - CHI 1
Art Powell - PHI 1
Kickoff Ret
1.Lenny Lyles - SFO 25
2.Tommy Mcdonald - PHI 24
3.Dick James - WAS 23
4.Bill Butler - GNB 21
5.Bobby Conrad - CHC 18
6.Dick Haley - WAS 17
Johnny Morris - CHI 17
Johnny Sample - BLC 17
9.Ollie Matson - LAM 16
10.Joe Morrison - NYG 15
Kick Ret Avg
1.Art Powell - PHI 27.1
2.Johnny Sample - BLC 26.9
3.Johnny Morris - CHI 25.8
4.John Symank - GNB 24.1
5.Billy Stacy - CHC 23.3
6.Joe Morrison - NYG 23.0
7.Ollie Matson - LAM 22.9
8.Jon Arnett - LAM 22.9
9.Lenny Lyles - SFO 22.6
10.Bill Butler - GNB 22.5
min 12 returns
Kickoff Ret TD
Punts
1.Ed Brown - CHI 64
Max Mcgee - GNB 64
3.Bobby Luna - PIT 63
4.Tommy Davis - SFO 59
Jerry Norton - CHC 59
6.Don Chandler - NYG 55
7.Norm Van brocklin - PHI 53
8.Dave Sherer - BLC 51
9.Sam Baker - WAS 49
10.Del Shofner - LAM 48
Punt Avg
1.Bobby Luna - PIT 0.0
2.Ed Brown - CHI 0.0
3.Del Shofner - LAM 0.0
4.Dave Sherer - BLC 0.0
5.Max Mcgee - GNB 0.0
6.Norm Van brocklin - PHI 0.0
7.Jerry Norton - CHC 0.0
8.Sam Baker - WAS 0.0
9.Tommy Davis - SFO 0.0
10.Don Chandler - NYG 0.0
min 30 returns
Field Goals Made
1.Pat Summerall - NYG 20
2.Tommy Davis - SFO 12
3.Bobby Layne - PIT 11
4.John Aveni - CHI 10
Sam Baker - WAS 10
6.Paige Cothren - PHI 8
Lou Michaels - LAM 8
8.Paul Hornung - GNB 7
Jim Martin - DET 7
10.Bobby Conrad - CHC 6
Steve Myhra - BLC 6
Field Goals Att
1.Pat Summerall - NYG 29
2.Tommy Davis - SFO 26
3.Sam Baker - WAS 22
4.John Aveni - CHI 19
5.Paige Cothren - PHI 18
6.Paul Hornung - GNB 17
Bobby Layne - PIT 17
Jim Martin - DET 17
Lou Michaels - LAM 17
Steve Myhra - BLC 17
Defensive Sacks
Defensive INT
1.Milt Davis - BLC 7
Dean Derby - PIT 7
Don Shinnick - BLC 7
4.Dick Alban - PIT 6
Andy Nelson - BLC 6
6.Dave Baker - SFO 5
Erich Barnes - CHI 5
Ray Brown - BLC 5
J.C. Caroline - CHI 5
Jimmy Carr - PHI 5
Lindon Crow - NYG 5
Gary Lowe - DET 5
Dick Nolan - NYG 5
Bernie Parrish - CLE 5
Jimmy Patton - NYG 5
Billy Stacy - CHC 5
Dick Szymanski - BLC 5
Lowe Wren - CLE 5
INT TD Ret
1.Lindon Crow - NYG 1
Milt Davis - BLC 1
Dick Lane - CHC 1
Jerry Mertens - SFO 1
Andy Nelson - BLC 1
Bernie Parrish - CLE 1
Bill Pellington - BLC 1
Richie Petitbon - CHI 1
Harland Svare - NYG 1
Dick Szymanski - BLC 1

Awards

AP NFL MVP - Charley Conerly
Bert Bell MVP Trophy (Maxwell Club) - Johnny Unitas
Heisman Trophy Winner - Billy Cannon
Pro Bowl MVP - Johnny Unitas
Pro Bowl MVP - Gene Lipscomb
UPI MVP - Johnny Unitas
UPI NFL-NFC Rookie of the Year - Boyd Dowler

Pro Bowl
EAST QBBobby Layne
EAST QBNorm Van Brocklin
EAST FBJim Brown
EAST FBDon Bosseler
EAST OTRosey Brown
EAST TLou Groza
EAST TKen Panfil
EAST GJim Smith
EAST OGJohn Nisby
EAST CArt Hunter
EAST CJim Schrader
EAST HBBilly Barnes
EAST HBJohn Crow
EAST FLTommy McDonald
EAST EBob Schnelker
EAST EJimmy Orr
EAST DEAndy Robustelli
EAST DTJesse Richardson
EAST DTErnie Stautner
EAST DTBob Toneff
EAST DTFrank Fuller
EAST DTBob Gain
EAST DTMarion Campbell
EAST DHBDean Derby
EAST DHBFrank Gifford
EAST LBSam Huff
EAST LBWalt Michaels
EAST LBJohn Reger
EAST CBLindon Crow
EAST CBTom Brookshier
EAST SJimmy Patton
EAST SJerry Norton
WEST QBY.A. Tittle
WEST QBJohnny Unitas
WEST FBRick Casares
WEST TForrest Gregg
WEST TJim Parker
WEST GHarley Sewell
WEST OGArt Spinney
WEST OGStan Jones
WEST GBill George
WEST CJim Ringo
WEST HBJ.D. Smith
WEST HBJon Arnett
WEST HBPaul Hornung
WEST OERaymond Berry
WEST FLLenny Moore
WEST SEDel Shofner
WEST DELamar Lundy
WEST DEGino Marchetti
WEST DEDoug Atkins
WEST DTGene Lipscomb
WEST DTLeo Nomellini
WEST DTBob St. Clair
WEST DTFred Williams
WEST DHBErich Barnes
WEST DHBJimmy David
WEST LBBill Forester
WEST LBJoe Schmidt
WEST LBLes Richter
WEST CBAbe Woodson
WEST SEmlen Tunnell
WEST SDave Baker
WEST SYale Lary

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