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1950 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) 3rd place American Conference 6-6-0 .500
Head Coach: Johnny Michelosen
Assistant CoachChuck Cherundolo
Assistant CoachWalt Kiesling
BackfieldMike Nixon
LineKen Ormiston
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/13/1950ABaltimore Colts30-27WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium15000
Sat8/19/1950HDetroit Lions17-14WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field26338
Sat8/26/1950NChicago Bears14-30LLexington, KYMcLean Stadium16000
Fri9/1/1950AErie Vets44-0WErie, PAErie Stadium7878
Mon9/4/1950NCleveland Browns31-41LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium15259
Sun9/10/1950HSan Francisco 49ers13-10WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field19733
Sun9/17/1950HNew York Giants7-18LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field24699
Sun9/24/1950ADetroit Lions7-10LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium18707
Sun10/1/1950AWashington Redskins26-7WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium25008
Sat10/7/1950HCleveland Browns17-30LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field35399
Sun10/15/1950ANew York Giants17-6WNew York, NYPolo Grounds21725
Sun10/22/1950HPhiladelphia Eagles10-17LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field35662
Sun10/29/1950ACleveland Browns7-45LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium40714
Sun11/5/1950APhiladelphia Eagles9-7WPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park24629
Sun11/12/1950HBaltimore Colts17-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field24141
Thu11/23/1950AChicago Cardinals28-17WChicago, ILComiskey Park11622
Sun12/3/1950HWashington Redskins7-24LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field19741
Sun12/10/1950HChicago Cardinals28-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field18301
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
56Bob BalogLB6-222526Georgia; Denver90
28Bob DavisRDE5-1119229Penn State101
7Jim FinksLDH-TB5-1117523Tulsa99
71Bobby GageTB-LDH-S-P5-1117523Clemson107
48Joe GasparellaBB6-422223Notre Dame115
35Joe GeriTB-P-K5-1018527Georgia128
11Howard HartleyRDH5-1118526Duke1212
80George HaysLDE6-221126St. Bonaventure120
73Darrell HoganRDG5-1021024Baylor; Trinity (Texas)1212
42Joe HollingsworthRLB-FB6-019825Georgia; Eastern Kentucky101
54Val JansanteLOE6-119030Duquesne; Villanova1212
84Bill McPeakRDE6-120824Notre Dame; Pittsburgh1111
55Charley MehelichLDE6-119928Duquesne1212
81Elbie NickelROE6-119628Cincinnati1212
88George NicksichLDG6-022522St. Bonaventure1212
22Jerry NuzumWB6-119927Compton CC; New Mexico State125
66Don SamuelRH5-1119026Oregon State10
86Carl SamuelsonRDT-ROT6-425027Nebraska85
33Charley SeabrightBB6-220432West Virginia107
49Jerry ShipkeyLLB-FB6-121325Southern California; UCLA1212
57Frank SinkovitzRLB6-121827Duke1111
42Bill WalshC6-223023Notre Dame1211
75Jack WileyRDT-LDT5-1120830Waynesburg115
79Frank WydoROT-RDT-LDT6-422526Duquesne; Cornell1212
65Lou AllenLOT6-322026Duke1212
14Lynn ChandnoisWB-DB6-219827Michigan State127
40George HughesROG6-122525William & Mary1212
44Tom McWilliamsS-TB-P5-1118524Mississippi State; Army; Mississippi State1010
27Fran RogelFB5-1120323California (Pennsylvania); Penn State125
30Truett SmithDB6-220826Mississippi State; Wyoming90
63Ernie StautnerLDT6-123025Boston College1212
62Dick TomlinsonLOG6-120522Kansas111
89Walt SzotRDT-LDT6-122230Bucknell110
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Lynn Chandnois18BMichigan State
Ernie Stautner222TBoston College
George Hughes334GWilliam & Mary
Tom Rowe556EDartmouthfrom GB
Lou Allen560TDuke
Ed Mattson674BTrinity (Texas)
Truett Smith786BWyoming
Fran Rogel8100BPenn State
Max Druen9112TTulane
Charley Williams11138ESam Houston State
Neg Norton13164TPenn State
Jimmy Kynes14178CFlorida
Harry Russell15190BSan Jose State
Bernie Barkouskie16204GPittsburgh
Al Bodine17216BGeorgia
Kenny Powell18230ENorth Carolina
Frank Gaul19242TNotre Dame
Mike DeNoia20256BScranton
Dick Tomlinson21268GKansas
Stan Burak22282BGeorge Washington
Walt Kersulis23294EIllinois
John Weaver24308GMiami (Ohio)
Bob Numbers25320CLehigh
Vic Vaccaro26334BFlorida
Elmer Kreiser27346EBloomsburg
Jerry Diehl28360BIdaho
Carl DePasqua29372BPittsburgh
Ed Hudak30386TNotre Dame
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals33415551
Opponents Totals38434668
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals177976812/ %/ %57477
Opponents Totals1981117710/ %/ %77733
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Joe Geri32222100.081457.1064
Bobby Gage50000030
Elbie Nickel40000024
Fran Rogel40000024
Jerry Shipkey30000018
Jerry Nuzum20000012
Charley Seabright1000006
Ernie Stautner0000012
Team Totals222222100.081457.11180
Opponents Totals25242596.051241.73195
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Joe Geri81457.13/2/2/1/0/
Team Totals81457.13/2/2/1/0/
Opponents Totals51241.73/2/0/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Geri1887053.8472
Fran Rogel924184.540t3
Lynn Chandnois712163.0170
Jerry Nuzum571542.7321
Bobby Gage391062.7183
Tom McWilliams10393.9120
Jerry Shipkey18170.9113
Jim Finks122.020
Joe Hollingsworth122.020
Team Totals47716593.54712
Opponents Totals46018894.112
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Joe Geri1134136.3578667.721.178t65.31513.33782942.4
Joe Gasparella542342.6263837.116.75135.659.30038347.1
Bobby Gage582136.2322945.114.042t11.758.64624823.2
Tom McWilliams8562.5211314.122.66300.0112.50011366.7
Jim Finks9555.63353.97.01900.0111.1003525.0
Fran Rogel4375.01307.510.01100.000.0003095.8
Charley Seabright3133.3231.03.0300.000.000342.4
Lynn Chandnois6116.7350.85.0500.0233.30050.0
Team Totals25510039.212617296.817.378t103.92911.483164636.5
Opponents Totals30014648.713218016.012.3103.3227.3369143248.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Val Jansante2635313.6400
Fran Rogel2430412.764t1
Elbie Nickel2252724.065t4
Lynn Chandnois715822.6510
Jerry Nuzum614223.7681
Bobby Gage612721.248t2
Charley Seabright33712.313t1
Howard Hartley22713.5240
Charley Mehelich2189.0100
Joe Geri13333.033t1
Joe Gasparella133.030
Team Totals100172917.378t*10
Opponents Totals146180112.310
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Howard Hartley58416.8380
Bobby Gage46416.0230
George Nicksich33110.3180
Jim Finks3248.0240
Jerry Shipkey23417.0300
Tom McWilliams23115.5270
Frank Sinkovitz22412.0170
Darrell Hogan133.030
Team Totals2229513.4380
Opponents Totals292448.41
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Joe Geri55223740.7600
Bobby Gage314648.7740
Tom McWilliams313545.0670
Team Totals61251841.3740504
Opponents Totals70285640.8387
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Gage1419213.7330
Tom McWilliams1113912.6320
Howard Hartley5234.6140
Lynn Chandnois33311.0150
Team Totals3338711.7330
Opponents Totals3550414.41
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Lynn Chandnois1235129.3600
Bobby Gage919621.8610
Jerry Nuzum34515.0270
Tom McWilliams24723.5330
Charley Mehelich2168.0160
Howard Hartley14444.0390
Joe Hollingsworth12222.0220
Fran Rogel12020.0200
Frank Wydo177.070
Team Totals3274823.4610
Opponents Totals3771019.20
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Lynn Chandnois310100
Bob Davis0002200
Bobby Gage500000
Joe Geri1230300
Howard Hartley301100
Darrell Hogan0001100
George Hughes0020200
Val Jansante0001120
Bill McPeak00011190
Tom McWilliams100000
George Nicksich0003350
Jerry Nuzum700000
Fran Rogel730300
Carl Samuelson0001100
Jerry Shipkey210100
Frank Sinkovitz0002200
Ernie Stautner0002200
Walt Szot0001100
Bill Walsh0020200
Frank Wydo101100
Team Totals4129121628260
Opponents Totals30161419332
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