1959 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-5-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Buddy Parker (6-5-1)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1959 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1959 Pittsburgh Steelers Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 6 wins and 5 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division.

The Steelers racked up 257 points, while the defensive squad yielded 216. Tom Tracy carried the ball for a team-best 794 yards for Pittsburgh.

Bobby Layne threw for 1,986 yards. Jimmy Orr grabbed 35 passes for 604 yards.

Dean Derby picked off 7 opponent throws.

Buddy Parker coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bobby Layne29714247.819866.7206.7217.14862.8
Tom Tracy12325.015913.200.0216.76839.6
Len Dawson7342.9608.6114.300.032113.1
Bobby Luna11100.05555.000.000.055118.8
Ray Mathews11100.03838.000.000.038118.8
Jimmy Orr100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Tracy1997944.051 3
Tom Barnett752383.219 1
Larry Krutko752263.012 4
Bobby Layne331815.521 2
Jimmy Orr5438.629 0
Leo Elter8253.10
Len Dawson4205.010 0
Jack Call393.00
Ray Mathews144.00
Bobby Luna331.010 0
Totals40615433.851 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Orr3560417.343 5
Tom Tracy2327311.945 5
Pete Brewster2236016.442 2
Buddy Dial1642826.868 6
Gern Nagler1422215.935 2
Ray Mathews1318214.056 0
Larry Krutko131007.727 0
Tom Barnett7527.414 1
Jack McClairen34615.320 0
Leo Elter33110.328 0
Jack Call100.00
Totals150229815.368 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bobby Layne3232100.0171164.765
Don Sutherin10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bobby Luna63256340.761
Jimmy Orr830237.846

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Sutherin12685.728 0
Ron Hall5234.60
Ray Mathews2178.515 0
Dean Derby9161.810 0
Bobby Luna2136.50
Don Bishop4102.50
Tom Tracy451.20
Totals381524.028 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Sutherin1122520.534 0
Jack Call614624.333 0
Tom Tracy714520.727 0
Dean Derby23216.022 0
Tom Barnett22412.014 0
Ron Hall12222.022 0
Rudy Hayes11919.019 0
Totals3061320.434 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dean Derby712718.124 0
Dick Alban611919.846 0
Bobby Luna35317.732 0
Mike Henry24221.033 0
Jack Butler2168.016 0
Dick Campbell166.00
Ron Hall100.00
Totals2236316.546 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
Bobby Layne21132077
Tom Tracy350000048
Buddy Dial600036
Jimmy Orr0500030
Larry Krutko4000024
Gern Nagler200012
Tom Barnett11000012
Pete Brewster200012
George Tarasovic10006