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 Team Info   Top
Record: 3 - 8 - 1
(pythagorean: 3 - 9, .296)

Coaching: George Wilson 3 - 8 - 1 

1959 Pro Bowl Players:
G - Harley Sewell
DHB - Jimmy David
LB - Joe Schmidt
S - Yale Lary

1959 Draft

Round - Pick (Overall Pick)
1-6 (6) - Nick Pietrosante, Notre Dame, B  
2-6 (18) - Charley Horton, Baylor, G  
2-7 (19) - Mike Rabold, Indiana, T  
3-6 (30) - Ron Koes, North Carolina, C  
3-12 (36) - Ron Luciano, Syracuse, T  
4-6 (42) - Art Brandriff, Virginia Military Inst, B  
4-10 (46) - Bob Grottkau, Oregon State, G  
6-7 (67) - Dick Guesman, West Virginia, T  
7-5 (77) - Ben Donnell, Vanderbilt, C  
8-4 (88) - Jim Lenden, Oregon, T  
9-5 (101) - Carl Smith, Tennessee, B  
10-4 (112) - Jack Laraway, Purdue, B  
11-5 (125) - Harry Jacobs, Bradley, G  
12-4 (136) - Ron Stehouwer, Colorado State, T  
13-5 (149) - Jim Steffen, UCLA, B  
14-4 (160) - Jim Baldwin, McMurry, C  
15-5 (173) - Bruce Maher, Detroit, B  
16-4 (184) - George McGee, Southern, T  
17-5 (197) - Jack Rudolph, Georgia Tech, E  
18-4 (208) - Dave Holden, Cal State-Los Angeles, T  
19-5 (221) - Rufus Granderson, Prairie View A&M, T  
20-4 (232) - Dan McGrew, Purdue, T  
21-5 (245) - Buddy Davis, Richmond, B  
22-4 (256) - Lebron Shields, Tennessee, T  
23-5 (269) - Sal Cesario, Denver, T  
24-4 (280) - Fred Riddle, Pittsburgh, B  
25-5 (293) - Dan Chamberlain, Cal State-Sacramento, E  
26-4 (304) - Jim Bradley, Lincoln (MO), B  
27-5 (317) - Bill Jerry, South Carolina, T  
28-4 (328) - Vince Matthews, Texas, B  
29-5 (341) - Dave Sime, Duke, E  
30-4 (352) - Ron Stover, Oregon, E  


 Schedule & Results   Top
WeekOpponentScore
Week 1DET9
at BLC21
Week 2DET10
at GNB28
Week 3BLC31
at DET24
Week 4SFO34
at DET13
Week 5DET17
at LAM7
Week 6DET7
at SFO33
Week 7DET10
at PIT10
Week 8LAM17
at DET23
Week 9CHI24
at DET14
Week 10GNB24
at DET17
Week 11CHC21
at DET45
Week 12DET14
at CHI25


 Team Statistics   Top
 1st DOWNS PASSING RUSHING MISC
 PTSYDSTDRUSHPASSPENTOT ATTCMPYDsTDINTSKDSKY ATTYDsTD PENPenYDsFUMLOSTREC
OFFENSE203345625908721198 328136213110270467 399179213 654963619--
DEFENSE2753656347910314196 288147234019140246 403156213 6460331--19
 
 PUNT RETURN KICK RETURN
  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD  RETYDSTD
SPECIAL TEAMSOWN:501970 OPP:362300 OWN:428460 OPP:377740
 
 PUNTING KICKING
  PTYDSTBBLKIN20  PTYDS  XPMXPAFGMFGA  XPMXPAFGMFGA
SPECIAL TEAMSOWN:562602000 OPP:693013 OWN:23251023 OPP:34341121


 Individual Statistics   Top
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 PASSING   RUSHING   RECEIVING
NameGPATTCMPPCTYDSYPATDINTSKDSKYRAT ATTYDSAVGTDLNG RECYDSAVGTDLNG
Tobin Rote101626238.38615.31519023226.8 351564.5221  000.000
Earl Morrall121376547.411028.0456022869.1 261124.3022  000.000
Jerry Reichow927933.31686.22020724.9 13987.5046  711816.9132
Terry Barr11100.000.00000039.6 55711.4137  1018018.0045
Yale Lary10100.000.00000039.6 11818.0018  000.000
John Henry Johnson10000.000.0000000.0 822703.3239  7344.9118
Nick Pietrosante10000.000.0000000.0 764475.9337  161408.8020
Ken Webb12000.000.0000000.0 602223.7229  1220116.8067
Howard Cassady12000.000.0000000.0 522033.9113  1531621.1459t
Danny Lewis11000.000.0000000.0 491994.1220  57515.0030
Jim Gibbons12000.000.0000000.0 000.000 3143113.9138
Dave Middleton12000.000.0000000.0 000.000 1840222.3279t
Jim Doran10000.000.0000000.0 000.000 1419113.6123
Gene Cook1000.000.0000000.0 000.000 14343.0043

 PUNTS KICKOFFS
NameGPRETYDSAVGFCLNGTD RETYDSAVGLNGTD
Yale Lary1021432.0012 0 000.00 0
Terry Barr11161026.4024 0 922424.933 0
Gary Lowe12681.308 0 000.00 0
Dave Middleton1233010.0021 0 000.00 0
Jim Steffen9300.000 0 000.00 0
Howard Cassady1211414.0014 0 816320.434 0
Nick Pietrosante10000.000 0 59819.624 0
Mike Rabold12000.000 0 100.00 0
Ken Russell4000.000 0 100.00 0
Jim Martin12000.000 0 100.00 0
Danny Lewis11000.000 0 199.09 0

 PUNTING KICKING
NameGPPTYDSLNGBLKTBI20NETAVG 1-1920-2930-3940-4950+LNGFGMFGAXPMXPA
Jim Martin120000000.00.0 0/00/00/00/00/0071701
Gerry Perry100000000.00.0 0/00/00/00/00/00361818
Wayne Walker90000000.00.0 0/00/00/00/00/000056
Yale Lary10452121670000.047.1 0/00/00/00/00/000000
Earl Morrall1211481660000.043.7 0/00/00/00/00/000000

 DEF INTS
NameGPSKSFY INTYDSLNGTD
Jimmy David120.00 277 0
Gary Lowe120.00 513042 0
Jim Martin120.00 23319 0
Joe Schmidt120.00 11717 0
Terry Barr110.00 12929 0
Yale Lary100.00 300 0

All Players
 FUMBLES
NameGPTOTOWROPRYDSTD
Charlie Ane11010100
Terry Barr1120000
Howard Cassady1221000
Gene Cook100000
Lou Creekmur800000
Gene Cronin1201350
Jimmy David1200000
Jim Doran1001001
Jim Gibbons1221000
Bill Glass1201100
John Gordy1200000
Bob Grottkau1200000
John Henry Johnson1042000
Steve Junker600000
Alex Karras1200100
Yale Lary10202381
Dick LeBeau600140
Danny Lewis1131000
Bob Long1200200
Gary Lowe1210290
Gil Mains12103140
Jim Martin1201100
Darris McCord1200000
Dave Middleton1201000
Earl Morrall1271000
Ben Paolucci400000
Gerry Perry1000000
Nick Pietrosante1041000
Mike Rabold1200000
Jerry Reichow900000
Tobin Rote1022000
Ken Russell400000
Joe Schmidt12101410
Harley Sewell1100000
Ollie Spencer1202000
Jim Steffen900100
Wayne Walker900000
Jim Weatherall800000
Ken Webb1250000
Dave Whitsell1200000


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