1941 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 1-9-1
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Aldo Donelli (0-5)
Coach: Bert Bell (0-2)
Coach: Walt Kiesling (1-2-1)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1941 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1941 Pittsburgh Steelers Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1941 season with a record of 1 wins and 9 losses and 1 ties, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division.

Pittsburgh managed just 103 points, worst in the league, while the leaky defense yielded 276, most in the circuit. Dick Riffle carried the ball for a team-best 388 yards for the Steelers.

Boyd Brumbaugh tossed for 260 yards, and Coley McDonough took a significant amount of snaps also. Don Looney paced all receivers, grabbing 10 passes for 186 yards.

Art Jones seized 7 opponent throws.

Aldo Donelli, Bert Bell and Walt Kiesling coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Boyd Brumbaugh411331.72606.324.9819.57231.6
Coley McDonough411229.32004.912.4717.15916.0
Dick Riffle39820.5882.312.6923.1228.5
Art Jones23626.1863.700.0313.0193.1
Al Donelli8225.0131.6112.5337.51039.6
Les Dodson8112.570.900.0337.570.0
Frank Zoppetti100.
Elmer Hackney100.
John Noppenberg300.
Joe Hoague100.
Ben Starret200.000.000.0150.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Riffle1093883.654 1
Elmer Hackney632534.031 1
Art Jones622393.934 4
Boyd Brumbaugh681141.72
Joe Hoague331123.429 1
Coley McDonough20643.228 0
John Noppenberg10212.10
Al Donelli15201.30
Ben Starret791.315 0
Jay Arnold242.00
Dick Dolly122.00
Rocco Pirro111.00
Les Dodson2-4-2.00
Totals39312233.154 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Looney1018618.666 1
Joe Wendlick78412.019 0
Walt Kichefski511122.272 1
Art Jones412130.259 1
Rocco Pirro23115.519 0
Al Donelli22512.514 0
Dick Riffle22412.014 1
Joe Hoague22110.514 1
George Platukis2157.511 0
John Patrick11212.012 0
Elmer Hackney11010.010 0
Dick Bassi166.00
Jay Arnold155.00
Elmer Kolberg122.00
Boyd Brumbaugh111.00
Totals4265415.672 5


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Armand Niccolai9888.94250.014
Jack Sanders55100.05
George Somers20.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Art Jones47177237.751
Joe Hoague1763137.155
John Noppenberg727038.644
Coley McDonough726037.165
Dick Riffle724635.151
Al Donelli14141.041
Les Dodson13434.034

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Art Jones1423216.661 0
Boyd Brumbaugh7608.611 0
Dick Riffle33812.716 0
Coley McDonough22814.023 0
Al Donelli11111.011 0
Elmer Hackney133.00
Totals2837213.361 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Boyd Brumbaugh1127124.653 0
Dick Riffle923726.30
Art Jones712217.40
Al Donelli48320.80
Coley McDonough47719.20
Ben Starret24221.00
Walt Kichefski11818.018 0
Joe Hoague11717.017 0
Don Looney11616.016 0
John Patrick11212.012 0
Jack Sanders188.00
Royal Kahler133.00
Totals4390621.153 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Art Jones7355.012 0
Dick Riffle69315.529 0
John Patrick12525.025 0
Al Donelli11818.018 0
Chuck Cherundolo11313.013 0
Rocco Pirro122.00
Jay Arnold100.00
John Schiechl100.00
Totals191869.829 0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Art Jones4100000030
Armand Niccolai28014
Boyd Brumbaugh200000012
Joe Hoague11000012
Dick Riffle1100000012
Walt Kichefski100006
Elmer Hackney1000006
Don Looney100006
Jack Sanders00505