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Baltimore Colts

1956 Baltimore Colts Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-7
Finished 4th in the NFL's West Division

Coach: Weeb Ewbank (5-7)

1956 Baltimore Colts Roster
1956 Baltimore Colts Game-by-Game Results

The Baltimore Colts of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 5 wins and 7 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division. Weeb Ewbank coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Johnny Unitas19811055.614987.694.5105.154 74.0
George Shaw754560.06458.634.079.349 62.4
Gary Kerkorian22100.05929.5150.000.040 158.3
Lenny Moore4125.082.0125.0125.039.6
Totals27915856.622107.9145.0186.554 00
Opponents29716555.622607.6227.4134.4

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Alan Ameche1788584.843 8
Lenny Moore866497.579 8
Billy Vessels442154.931 2
L.G. Dupre491823.721 2
Johnny Unitas281555.534 1
Royce Womble20723.612 0
George Shaw20633.219 0
Dick Young571.40
Carl Taseff122.00
Bert Rechichar1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals43222025.179 21
Opponents44719164.316

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Jim Mutscheller4471516.353 6
Raymond Berry3760116.254 2
Alan Ameche261897.322 0
L.G. Dupre1621613.549 2
Billy Vessels1117716.130 1
Lenny Moore111029.327 1
Royce Womble918020.043 2
Lloyd Colteryahn3299.716 0
Johnny Unitas111.00
Totals158221014.054 14
Opponents16522607.622

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Bert Rechichar10880.013323.117
Gary Kerkorian2150.00.01
Tom Feamster262492.330.024
Totals383386.816318.842
Opponents434093.019842.164

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Bert Rechichar33127638.756
L.G. Dupre2595338.154
Totals58222938.456
Opponents56248644.4

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Carl Taseff272338.690 1
Lenny Moore8384.815 0
Bert Rechichar5102.00
Dick Nyers2168.016 0
Totals422977.190 1
Opponents390.0 2

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Billy Vessels1637923.742 0
Lenny Moore1012912.921 0
Carl Taseff920622.934 0
L.G. Dupre714821.135 0
Dick Nyers36923.035 0
Dick Young34013.318 0
Alan Ameche23819.025 0
Alex Sandusky12424.024 0
Art Spinney11010.010 0
Bill Pellington100.00
Don Shula100.00
Totals54104319.342 0
Opponents43101523.6 1

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bert Rechichar46315.842 0
Jesse Thomas23618.023 0
Carl Taseff2136.50
Jack Patera2105.010 0
Doug Eggers166.00
Bill Pellington144.00
Don Shula122.00
Totals1313410.342 0
Opponents180.0 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Alan Ameche3000
Raymond Berry1000
L.G. Dupre4000
Doug Eggers002000
Bill Koman02000
Gino Marchetti01000
Lenny Moore5100
Dick Nyers01000
Jack Patera001000
Bill Pellington001000
George Radosevich01000
Bert Rechichar012170
Don Shula001600
Carl Taseff002150
Jesse Thomas0012510
Johnny Unitas4200
Dick Young01000
Totals0000000181963100
Opponents2315

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Jesse Thomas0106
Carl Taseff0100112
Johnny Unitas1006
Billy Vessels210018
Royce Womble02012
Bert Rechichar00003817
Jim Mutscheller6036
L.G. Dupre220024
Raymond Berry2012
Tom Feamster02424
Gary Kerkorian011
Lenny Moore8100054
Alan Ameche800048
Totals21141001133300270
Opponents162221840322