1949 Los Angeles Rams Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-2-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Clark Shaughnessy (8-2-2)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1949 Los Angeles Rams Roster
1949 Los Angeles Rams Results

The Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League ended the 1949 season with a record of 8 wins and 2 losses and 2 ties, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Los Angeles lit up the scoreboard for 360 points, while the defense gave up 239. Bob Waterfield threw for 2,168 yards. Tom Fears topped the receiving corps, snagging 77 balls for 1,013 yards.

Dick Hoerner ran for a team-leading 582 yards for the Rams.

George Sims picked off 9 opponent throws.

Clark Shaughnessy coached the team. The 1949 Los Angeles Rams lost in the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bob Waterfield29615452.021687.3175.7248.17161.3
Norm Van Brocklin583255.260110.4610.323.451111.4
Bobby Thomason12650.0504.200.018.31526.4


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Hoerner1555823.837 6
Elroy Hirsch682874.251 1
Tommy Kalmanir292187.551 1
Fred Gehrke582033.553 2
Tank Younger521913.716 0
Vitamin Smith401172.926 2
Jerry Williams191035.418 3
Gerry Cowhig10323.21
Bob Agler471.80
Norm Van Brocklin4-1-0.20
Tom Fears1-3-3.0-3 0
Bob Waterfield5-4-0.81
Totals44517323.953 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Fears77101313.251 9
Bob Shaw2953518.471 6
Elroy Hirsch2232614.848 4
Dick Hoerner1721312.529 0
Fred Gehrke914015.642 2
Tank Younger711917.033 0
Jerry Williams710214.642 0
Vitamin Smith56312.624 1
Tom Keane47017.544 0
Don Currivan37826.040 1
Jack Zilly33511.714 0
Frank Hubbell33210.712 0
Tommy Kalmanir23618.023 0
Dick Huffman23618.023 0
Bill Smyth22110.514 0
Totals192281914.771 23


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bob Waterfield454395.616956.270
Fred Gehrke3266.710.02


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bob Waterfield49217744.461
Norm Van Brocklin29145.546
Dick Hoerner14343.043

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vitamin Smith2742715.885 1
Tommy Kalmanir1416411.762 1
Jerry Williams23316.530 0
Totals4362414.585 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Kalmanir1840322.457 0
Vitamin Smith1323518.131 0
Don Paul23216.020 0
Gerry Cowhig22010.010 0
Hal Dean100.00
Jack Zilly100.00
Totals3769018.657 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George Sims9788.727 1
Jerry Williams5428.425 1
Don Currivan5316.216 0
Gerry Cowhig46215.526 1
Elroy Hirsch25527.532 0
Mike Lazetich24723.529 0
Don Paul22311.519 0
Frank Hubbell12121.021 1
Totals3035912.032 4

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bob Waterfield1943076
Tom Fears0900054
Dick Hoerner6000036
Elroy Hirsch140100036
Bob Shaw600036
Fred Gehrke22102032
Jerry Williams300100024
Vitamin Smith211000024
Tommy Kalmanir101000012
Gerry Cowhig10100012
Frank Hubbell010006
Don Currivan100006
George Sims10006