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With the season half gone, the statistical leaders in professional football are a melange of rank newcomers and veterans. The best passers, for instance, are fairly new to the top ranking, the runners mostly oldtimers
November 11, 1957
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November 11, 1957

With The Season Half Gone, The Statistical Leaders In Professional Football Are A Melange Of Rank Newcomers And Veterans. The Best Passers, For Instance, Are Fairly New To The Top Ranking, The Runners Mostly Oldtimers

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INDIVIDUAL X-RAY AT MIDSEASON

LEADING GROUND-GAINERS

 

Carries

Yards Gained

Longest Run

Average Carry

TOM WILSON, RAMS

97

496

46

5.1

HUGH McELHENNY, 49ERS

89

419

61

4.7

JIM BROWN, BROWNS

101

388

21

3.8

OLLIE MATSON, CARDS

76

363

56

4.8

ALEX WEBSTER, GIANTS

89

355

34

4

LEADING PASSERS

 

Attempts

Comp.

Total Yards

TD Passes

Average Yards

EDDIE LeBARON, REDSKINS

74

47

751

7

10.15

TOM O'CONNELL, BROWNS

59

35

547

4

9.27

LAMAR McHAN, CARDS

102

50

940

5

9.22

JOHN UNITAS, COLTS

127

73

038

15

8.17

ED BROWN, BEARS

102

48

830

3

8.14

LEADING PASS-RECEIVERS

 

Catches

Yards Gained

Longest Gain

TDs

CLYDE CONNER, 49ERS

27

351

41

3

JACK McCLAIREN, STEELERS

24

315

28

0

ED DOOLEY, BEARS

22

311

22

0

BILL HOWTON, PACKERS

21

446

77

4

JOHO CARSON, REDSKINS

21

358

35

3

JIM MUTSCHELLER, COLTS

21

356

52

7

LEADING SCORERS

 

TD Runs

TD Catches

Extra Points

Field Goals

Total Points

GEORGE BLANDA, BEARS

1

0

12

9

45

JIM MUTSCHELLER, COLTS

0

7

0

0

42

WILLIE GALLIMORE, BEARS

4

2

0

0

36

FRED CONE, PACKERS

2

0

14

3

35

SAM BAKER, REDSKINS

0

0

13

7

34

X-RAY OF LAST WEEK'S GAMES

 

Pts.

Yds. Rush

Yds. Pass

Pass Comp.

BROWNS

21

231

22

8-12

GIANTS

31

125

153

9-22

STEELERS

19

15

270

18-30

49ERS

35

153

226

21-28

EAGLES

38

164

199

12-21

BEARS

16

78

227

14-29

REDSKINS

17

106

58

5-12

PACKERS

17

225

185

11-32

COLTS

13

168

100

6-15

LIONS

31

157

271

20-36

CARDS

21

73

281

17-33

RAMS

10

84

70

14-35

LEAUGE STANDINGS

EASTERN DIVISION

 

Won

Lost

Tied

Pct.

CLEVELAND

5

1

0

.833

NEW YORK

4

2

0

.667

PITTSBURGH

4

2

0

.667

CHICAGO CARDS

2

4

0

.333

WASHINGTON

2

4

0

.333

PHILADELPHIA

2

4

0

.333

WESTERN DIVISION

SAN FRANCISCO

5

1

0

.833

BALTIMORE

3

3

0

.500

DETROIT

3

3

0

.500

GREEN BAY

2

4

0

.333

LOS ANGELES

2

4

0

.333

CHICAGO

2

4

0

.333

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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