1956 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-6
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Joe Kuharich (6-6)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1956 Washington Redskins Roster
1956 Washington Redskins Results

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 6 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division. Joe Kuharich coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Al Dorow1125549.17306.587.187.15164.2
Eddie LeBaron984748.05545.733.11010.23336.2
Tommy Runnels3133.33411.300.000.03477.1
Fred Wyant2150.0178.500.000.01779.2
Totals21510448.413356.2115.1188.451 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Elter1455443.848 2
Tommy Runnels963343.517 0
Dick James582804.841 1
Billy Wells691852.717 1
Dale Atkeson631632.612 1
Sam Baker251174.732 0
Al Dorow301053.530 0
Jerry Planutis263.00
Eddie LeBaron1160.50
Joe Scudero231.50
Totals50117433.548 5

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Carson3950412.926 3
Steve Meilinger2439516.551 5
Leo Elter11999.017 0
Dick James712718.134 2
Billy Wells68614.334 0
Tommy Runnels6569.322 1
Dale Atkeson6284.726 0
Sam Baker4358.817 0
Jerry Planutis155.00
Totals104133512.851 11

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Sam Baker191684.2251768.067
Totals191684.2251768.067

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Sam Baker59251042.556
Eddie LeBaron416140.247
Totals63267142.456

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Runnels89111.459 0
Dick James68414.024 0
Joe Scudero10505.012 0
Billy Wells23618.022 0
Dale Atkeson11212.012 0
Sam Baker100.00
Gary Lowe100.00
Totals292739.459 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Runnels1737522.137 0
Dick James918120.127 0
Joe Scudero915717.433 0
Leo Elter48721.829 0
Dale Atkeson12525.025 0
Tony Sardisco11515.015 0
Billy Wells11212.012 0
J.D. Kimmel11212.012 0
Ralph Thomas100.00
Totals4486419.637 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norb Hecker8263.214 0
Roy Barni24723.533 0
Joe Scudero22613.024 0
Gary Lowe13030.030 0
Art DeCarlo11111.011 0
Gene Brito166.00
Chet Ostrowski122.00
Bill Fulcher100.00
LaVern Torgeson100.00
Totals181488.233 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
Sam Baker0001716067
Steve Meilinger500030
Dick James120000018
John Carson300018
Billy Wells1000100012
Leo Elter20000012
John Paluck10006
Dale Atkeson10000006
Tommy Runnels01000006
Norb Hecker010006
Johnny Miller00012
Totals5110000301716001183