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1956 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-7
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Walt Kiesling (5-7)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1956 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1956 Pittsburgh Steelers Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 5 wins and 7 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division.

The Steelers racked up 217 points, but the defense allowed 250. Fran Rogel carried the ball for a team-best 476 yards for Pittsburgh.

Ted Marchibroda passed for 1,585 yards. Ray Mathews grabbed 31 passes for 540 yards. Elbie Nickel contributed to the receiving game, too.

The ball-hawking defense pounced on 40 turnovers. Jack Butler picked off 6 opponent throws.

Walt Kiesling coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ted Marchibroda27512445.115855.8124.4196.97549.4
Jack Scarbath411229.32085.124.9512.24724.9
Lou Baldacci100.
Lynn Chandnois100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Fran Rogel1314763.640 2
Sid Watson1122982.718 4
Ted Marchibroda391523.926 2
Lou Baldacci311404.529 0
Lynn Chandnois441182.728 4
Charlie Shepard30913.014 0
Lowell Perry23718.523 0
Henry Ford12262.216 2
Jack Scarbath4194.821 0
Art Davis561.20
Ray Mathews3-11-3.70
Totals41313523.340 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Mathews3154017.464 5
Elbie Nickel2737613.947 5
Fran Rogel23883.813 0
Lowell Perry1433423.975 2
Sid Watson1213811.537 0
Lynn Chandnois77110.117 1
Jack O'Brien67111.825 0
Lou Baldacci56212.422 0
Jack McClairen55611.218 0
Henry Ford372.30
Charlie Shepard13131.031 0
Jack Butler11010.010 1
Art Davis199.00
Totals136179313.275 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gary Glick171694.17457.128
Sid Watson121083.311100.013
Art Michalik10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Lou Baldacci26101038.864
Charlie Shepard2695136.649
Fred Glatz2598439.460

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Henry Ford251455.859 0
Lowell Perry1112711.546 0
Fred Bruney5204.013 0
Art Davis351.70
Sid Watson122.00
Totals452996.659 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lynn Chandnois829136.491 0
Fred Bruney923526.151 0
Lowell Perry921924.338 0
Henry Ford613522.534 0
Sid Watson411027.535 0
Ray Mathews12626.026 0
John Reger11313.013 0
Frank Varrichione188.00
Marv Matuszak155.00
Totals40104226.091 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Butler611318.834 0
George Tarasovic36020.031 0
John Reger23316.533 0
Marv Matuszak22814.026 0
Dick Alban22110.521 0
Fred Bruney13939.039 0
Henry Ford11717.017 0
Dale Dodrill111.00
Totals1831217.339 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
Sid Watson4000110037
Elbie Nickel500030
Lynn Chandnois41000030
Ray Mathews05000030
Gary Glick416028
Ted Marchibroda200012
Henry Ford2000000012
Jack Butler10100012
Lowell Perry020000012
Fran Rogel2000012
Bill McPeak00012


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