1959 Philadelphia Eagles Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-5
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Buck Shaw (7-5)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1959 Philadelphia Eagles Roster
1959 Philadelphia Eagles 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.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Norm Van Brocklin34019156.226177.7164.7144.17179.5
Sonny Jurgensen5360.0275.4120.000.019114.2
Billy Barnes700.000.000.0228.600.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
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


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
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


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Paige Cothren11100.018844.425
Bobby Walston343397.110.033
Dick Bielski50.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Norm Van Brocklin53226342.759
Joe Pagliei14545.045

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Art Powell151248.358 1
Tommy McDonald211155.581 1
Totals362396.681 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy McDonald2444418.536 0
Art Powell1437927.195 0
John Nocera11515.015 0
Jerry Wilson242.00
Jerry DeLucca100.00
Totals4284220.095 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
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

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Tommy McDonald0101000066
Billy Barnes7200054
Bobby Walston03033051
Paige Cothren81025
Clarence Peaks3000018
Norm Van Brocklin200012
Art Powell1000006
Dick Bielski10006
Pete Retzlaff010006
Theron Sapp100006
Jerry Huth10006
Don Owens10006
Chuck Weber010006


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