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1957 Washington Redskins (NFL)
4th place Eastern Conference 5-6-1 .455
Head Coach: Joe Kuharich
Dick EvansLine
Mike NixonBackfield
Joe TereshinskiEnds
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/16/1957ALos Angeles Rams14-45LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum85871
Sun8/25/1957ASan Francisco 49ers20-27LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium24781
Sat8/31/1957NDetroit Lions14-31LBirmingham, ALLegion Field15000
Sun9/8/1957ABaltimore Colts24-14WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium24352
Sat9/14/1957NGreen Bay Packers17-20LWinston-Salem, NCBowman Gray Stadium15000
Thu9/19/1957NLos Angeles Rams3-14LMobile, ALLadd Memorial Stadium10217
Sun9/29/1957APittsburgh Steelers7-28LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field27452
Sun10/6/1957AChicago Cardinals37-14WChicago, ILComiskey Park18278
Sun10/13/1957HNew York Giants20-24LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium30086
Sun10/20/1957HChicago Cardinals14-44LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium23159
Sun10/27/1957ANew York Giants31-14WNew York, NYYankee Stadium40416
Sun11/3/1957ACleveland Browns17-21LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium52936
Sun11/10/1957HBaltimore Colts17-21LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium33149
Sun11/17/1957HCleveland Browns30-30TWashington, DCGriffith Stadium27722
Sun11/24/1957APhiladelphia Eagles12-21LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium20730
Sun12/1/1957AChicago Bears14-3WChicago, ILWrigley Field39148
Sun12/8/1957HPhiladelphia Eagles42-7WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium21304
Sun12/15/1957HPittsburgh Steelers10-3WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium22577
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
52Johnny AllenC-LOG6-222424Purdue121
49Sam BakerK-P6-221728Oregon State120
62Don BollLOT6-227030Nebraska1212
31Don BosselerFB6-121221Miami (Florida)1210
84Tom BraatzRLB-LS-ROH6-121624Marquette103
80Gene BritoLDE6-122632Loyola Marymount1212
10Rudy BukichQB6-120227Iowa; Southern California70
82Johnny CarsonLOE6-220227Georgia1212
27Art DeCarloDB6-219626Georgia20
89Bob DeeRDE-LDE6-324824Holy Cross111
36Chuck DrazenovichMLB6-122530Penn State1212
32Leo ElterFB-LOH5-1020128Duquesne; Villanova123
45Ralph FeltonLLB5-1021025Maryland128
54Bill FulcherLLB6-019123Georgia Tech20
48Norb HeckerLS6-219330Baldwin-Wallace87
47Dick JamesLS-LDH5-917923Oregon115
87Eddie KhayatLDT-RDT-RDE6-324022Millsaps; Mississippi Gulf Coast CC; Tulane120
14Eddie LeBaronQB5-816627Pacific120
70Ray LemekROT6-023823Notre Dame120
40Gary LoweRDH5-1119623Michigan State11
86Steve MeilingerROE6-222727Kentucky129
88Chet OstrowskiRDE6-123227Notre Dame1212
72Don OwensRDT6-525525Southern Mississippi1010
79Volney PetersLDT6-423729Compton JC; Southern California1212
24Jim PodoleyROH6-220024Central Michigan1212
71Will RenfroRDT-RDE6-523325Memphis111
25Tommy RunnelsLOH5-1018723North Texas104
51Jim SchraderC6-224425Notre Dame1211
28Joe ScuderoRS-OHB5-1017327San Francisco1010
26Don ShulaRDH5-1119027John Carroll1111
60Dick StanfelROG6-323630San Francisco CC; San Francisco1212
67Red StephensLOG6-023027San Francisco1212
30Ed SuttonLOH-DB6-120522North Carolina129
53LaVern TorgesonRLB6-021528Washington State1210
66Ed VoytekLOG-ROG6-223522Purdue120
81Joe WaltonROE-LLB5-1120222Pittsburgh124
41Billy WellsROH5-917626Michigan State10
29Bert ZagersLDH5-1018524Michigan State1111
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollegeNotes
19Don BosselerBMiami (Florida)
221Joe WaltonEPittsburgh
333Ed SuttonBNorth Carolina
440Jim PodoleyBCentral Michigan
445Vince ScorsoneGPittsburgh
669J.T. FrankenbergerTKentucky
781Wally MerzTColorado
893Paul LopataEYale
9105Galen LaackGPacific
10117Don DobrinoBIowa
11129Dick FosterTIdaho
12141Wade MitchellQBGeorgia Tech
13153Claude AustinBGeorge Washington
14165George RiceTWofford
15177Brad BombaEIndiana
16189Joe BrodskyBFlorida
17201Fred BrockBWheaton
18213Ed SakachGGeorge Washington
19225John BauerBVillanova
20237Buddy FrickESouth Carolina
21249Ken OwenBGeorgia Tech
22261Ed VoytekGPurdue
23273Al ViolaGNorthwestern
24285Bobby JenningsCFurman
25297Dick CasselsTCatawba
26309Paul RotenberryBGeorgia Tech
27321Ormand AndersonTGeorgia Tech
28333Guy MartinBColgate
29345George BenedictESpringfield
30356Art LuppinoBArizona
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals56578058
Opponents Totals62623769
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals1971077812/ %/ %31321
Opponents Totals17482893/ %/ %65599
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Sam Baker1293096.7142360.9077
Don Bosseler70000042
Jim Podoley60000036
Ed Sutton60000036
Johnny Carson30000018
Leo Elter30000018
Steve Meilinger20000012
Bert Zagers20000012
Team Totals30293096.7142360.90251
Opponents Totals30293096.771450.00230
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Sam Baker142360.97/3/2/2/0/
Team Totals142360.97/3/2/2/0/
Opponents Totals71450.02/1/2/1/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Bosseler1676734.0287
Jim Podoley1144423.9332
Ed Sutton1084073.8315
Leo Elter452114.7222
Joe Scudero9606.7430
Tommy Runnels20522.6160
Sam Baker22311.5121
Dick James7192.780
Rudy Bukich8-2-0.3160
Eddie LeBaron20-12-0.6110
Team Totals50018733.74317
Opponents Totals39415674.011
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Eddie LeBaron1679959.35815089.015.282t116.6106.0107140186.1
Rudy Bukich28621.4191033.717.23500.0310.713902.8
Ed Sutton5360.029519.031.75100.000.00095104.2
Tommy Runnels11100.003535.035.03500.000.00035118.8
Team Totals20110954.27917418.716.082t115.5136.5120162174.7
Opponents Totals26213551.511121938.416.2186.9166.1165202877.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Carson3458317.1383
Jim Podoley2755420.582t4
Don Bosseler191528.0250
Steve Meilinger1318314.134t2
Leo Elter69415.749t1
Joe Walton35719.0240
Tom Braatz25226.0370
Ed Sutton23216.017t1
Joe Scudero23015.0180
Tommy Runnels144.040
Team Totals109174116.082t11
Opponents Totals135219316.218
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Shula34816.0300
Norb Hecker33913.0220
Bert Zagers22914.5220
Chuck Drazenovich263.040
Dick James231.530
Joe Walton15555.0550
Ed Sutton11111.0110
Ralph Felton166.060
LaVern Torgeson166.060
Team Totals1620312.7550
Opponents Totals1317213.20
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Sam Baker50213942.8630388199139.8
Team Totals50213942.86308841.0
Opponents Totals59233539.6460
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bert Zagers1421715.576t2
Dick James11837.5270
Tommy Runnels10767.6160
Joe Scudero9849.3210
Team Totals4446010.576t2
Opponents Totals35882.50
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bert Zagers1534823.2350
Dick James1225921.6380
Joe Scudero39531.7450
Jim Podoley35618.7240
Tommy Runnels26633.0380
Ed Sutton11919.0190
Billy Wells11919.0190
Eddie Khayat11212.0120
Team Totals3887423.0450
Opponents Totals4393821.80
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Sam Baker0001100
Don Bosseler310100
Gene Brito0001100
Rudy Bukich100000
Chuck Drazenovich0001100
Leo Elter201100
Ralph Felton0001100
Norb Hecker0001100
Dick James111200
Eddie LeBaron740400
Steve Meilinger0001100
Jim Podoley510100
Tommy Runnels320200
Dick Stanfel0010100
Red Stephens0010100
Ed Sutton620200
LaVern Torgeson0001100
Billy Wells100000
Bert Zagers103300
Team Totals301713122500
Opponents Totals2112917261
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