1959 Edmonton Eskimos Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 10-6 20
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 2-2 Lost Final
Coach: Eagle Keys (10-6)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1959 Edmonton Eskimos Roster
1959 Edmonton Eskimos Results

The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses for 20 points, finishing second in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-2.

Edmonton piled up points with 370 points, while the defense allowed 221. Johnny Bright ran for a team-best 1,340 yards for the Eskimos.

Don Getty tossed for 2,080 yards, and Jackie Parker took a significant amount of snaps, too. J.B. Smith paced pass catchers, snagging 62 passes for 1,108 yards.

Bill Smith picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Eagle Keys coached the team. The 1959 Edmonton Eskimos lost in the Final.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Don Getty19811658.6208010.5105.1115.68088.4
Jackie Parker1438055.912078.485.696.35776.3
Johnny Bright100.000.000.000.0039.6
Vic Chapman100.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals34319657.132879.6185.2205.880 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Bright23113405.853 11
Normie Kwong1797504.235 9
J.B. Smith452285.118 1
Jackie Parker432275.326 4
Don Getty291344.617 0
Homer Floyd241285.312 1
Jim Shipka321213.812 0
Rollie Miles10757.518 1
Howie Schumm12574.814 0
Steve Bendiak01717 0
Mike Lashuk294.50
Cliff Jackson144.00
Freddie Meyers133.00
Jim Letcavits111.00
Totals61030945.153 27

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
J.B. Smith62110817.980 8
Jim Letcavits2849717.854 2
Johnny Bright2327411.928 0
Jackie Parker2032416.263 3
Freddie Meyers1534823.239 2
Tommy Coffey1427719.857 1
Howie Schumm715221.747 0
Homer Floyd78512.119 1
Normie Kwong56112.215 0
Jim Shipka5285.616 0
Rollie Miles45814.519 0
Vic Chapman45714.222 1
Cliff Jackson2189.013 0
Totals196328716.880 18

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Jackie Parker383181.6151280.00000067
Tommy Coffey8337.511436.4326141754.585018
Totals463473.9261661.5326141754.585085

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Vic Chapman132537140.7795
Rollie Miles14848.0480
Jackie Parker14545.0450
Mike Lashuk14040.0400
Totals135550440.8795

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rollie Miles754876.533 0
J.B. Smith271616.015 0
Homer Floyd201185.918 0
Oscar Kruger8567.015 0
Cliff Jackson6294.816 0
Bill Smith22311.512 0
Steve Bendiak11414.014 0
Tommy Coffey155.00
Jackie Parker100.00
Mike Lashuk100.00
Totals1428936.333 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
J.B. Smith1436726.250 0
Rollie Miles1233027.567 0
Homer Floyd410626.553 0
Jim Shipka5479.415 0
Johnny Bright34013.320 0
Normie Kwong199.00
J.T. Frankenberger100.00
Totals4089922.567 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Smith6559.224 0
Steve Bendiak56112.225 0
Mike Lashuk5142.814 0
Gino Fracas4164.013 0
Oscar Kruger430.80
Tommy Coffey3289.312 0
Rollie Miles3155.00
Jackie Parker22512.523 0
Don Stephenson2189.010 0
Al Ecuyer100.00
Ed Gray100.00
Totals362356.525 0

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jackie Parker430012310109
Johnny Bright110000066
Normie Kwong90000054
J.B. Smith180000054
Tommy Coffey10043324
Freddie Meyers0200012
Homer Floyd110000012
Jim Letcavits0200012
Vic Chapman100511
Rollie Miles1000000006
Ed Gray010006
Totals27180000101634800366



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