, with Tailback
on bench nursing injured shoulder, hardly missed talented junior, bounced back from Maryland defeat to clobber Washington State 55-0 at Pullman, Wash.
roared to four touchdowns in third quarter, upset Philadelphia Eagles 31-30 on Vic Janowicz's 20-yard field goal in final period at Philadelphia to take over Eastern Division lead in National Football League.
got professional performances from Rookie
, who tossed two touchdown passes, and line-busting neophyte
, who scored twice, surprised favored Detroit Lions 28-13 before 40,000 at Baltimore.
Les Richter's dramatic 33-yard field goal (his second of game) as time ran out put
Los Angeles Rams
out in front 27-26, frustrated Pittsburgh Steelers in wild game at Los Angeles. Earlier in week,
nosed out Chicago Cardinals 14-7 on last-minute pass from Jimmy Finks to Ray Mathews.
Green Bay Packers
continued to confound rivals, upset favored Chicago Bears 24-3 for second victory as
fired pair of touchdown passes, scored on short plunge at Green Bay, Wis.
' sharpshooting Otto Graham served up accurate passes while bone-crushing Ed (Big Mo) Modzelewski shattered feeble San Francisco line to overwhelm 49ers 38-3 at San Francisco.
turned two long passes by Quarterback
, 65-yard dash by Halfback Dave Mann into 28-17 win over New York Giants at Chicago.
Chuck Spieser, onetime Michigan State intercollegiate light-heavyweight champion, caught up to veteran Willie Troy in fifth, battered his rival with jolting blows, won by TKO at Washington, D.C. Another ex-college star, 1955 NCAA heavyweight titleholder Crowe Peele of LSU, made pro debut on same card, impressed with four-round TKO over Jimmy Brown.
, quick-handed Brooklyn light heavyweight, unloaded rapid combinations to floor outclassed Dave Whitlock twice in second round, scored easy victory when referee stopped bout in third at San Francisco.