1949 Pittsburgh Steelers season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1949 Pittsburgh Steelers season
Head coach John Michelosen
Home field Forbes Field
Results
Record 6–5–1
Division place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1948 1950

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Time (ET) Result
1 September 25, 1949 New York Giants W 28–7
2 October 3, 1949 Washington Redskins L 27–14
3 October 8, 1949 Detroit Lions W 14–7
4 October 16, 1949 at New York Giants W 21–17
5 October 23, 1949 New York Bulldogs W 24–13
6 October 30, 1949 Philadelphia Eagles L 38–7
7 November 6, 1949 at Washington Redskins L 27–14
8 November 13, 1949 Los Angeles Rams T 7–7
9 November 20, 1949 at Green Bay Packers W 30–7
10 November 27, 1949 at Philadelphia Eagles L 34–17
11 December 4, 1949 at Chicago Bears L 30–21
12 December 11, 1949 at New York Bulldogs W 27–0

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1 (Sunday September 25, 1949): New York Giants[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 0 0 7 7
Steelers 0 21 0 7 28

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 20,957
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

Week 2 (Monday October 3, 1949): Washington Redskins[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 6 0 14 7 27
Steelers 0 14 0 0 14

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 30,000
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Washington – Taylor 24 pass from Baugh (kick failed)
  • Pittsburgh – Shipkey 2 run (Glamp kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Nuzum 27 run (Glamp kick)
  • Washington – Sandifer 35 pass from Baugh (Poillon kick)
  • Washington – Taylor 58 pass from Baugh (Poillon kick)
  • Washington – Goode 1 run (Poillon kick)

Week 3 (Saturday October 8, 1949): Washington Redskins[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 0 0 7 7
Steelers 0 7 7 0 14

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 21,355
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Shipkey 1 run (Glamp kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Shipkey 2 run (Glamp kick)
  • Detroit – Doll 95 interception (Dudley kick)

Week 4 (Sunday October 16, 1949): New York Giants[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 0 7 7 21
Giants 0 17 0 0 17

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 29,911
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

Week 5 (Sunday October 23, 1949): New York Bulldogs[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 10 3 0 0 13
Steelers 10 7 7 0 24

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 22,042
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Nuzum 25 run (Glamp kick)
  • New York Bulldogs – Layne 1 run (Scollard kick)
  • Pittsburgh – FG Glamp 17
  • Pittsburgh – Geri 3 run (Glamp kick)
  • New York Bulldogs – FG Scollard 27
  • New York Bulldogs – FG Scollard 25
  • Pittsburgh – Nuzum 6 run (Glamp kick)

Week 6 (Sunday October 30, 1949): Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 3 14 7 14 38
Steelers 0 0 7 0 7

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 37,903
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Philadelphia – FG Patton 48
  • Philadelphia – Van Buren 1 run (Muha kick)
  • Philadelphia – Scott 70 punt return (Muha kick)
  • Philadelphia – Van Buren 6 run (Muha kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Jansante 35 pass from Finks (Glamp kick)
  • Philadelphia – Thompson 1 run (Muha kick)
  • Philadelphia – Pihos 15 pass from Mackrides (Muha kick)

Week 7 (Sunday November 6, 1949): Washington Redskins[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 7 7 0 14
Redskins 0 7 0 20 27

at Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance:
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Washington – Taylor 51 pass from Gilmer (Poillon kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Finks 5 run (Glamp kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Shipkey 1 run (Glamp kick)
  • Washington – Stout 74 run (Poillon kick)
  • Washington – Stout 1 run (kick failed)
  • Washington -Dowda 1 run (Poillon kick)

Week 8 (Sunday November 13, 1949): Los Angeles Rams[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 0 0 7 7
Steelers 0 7 0 0 7

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 20,510
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Geri 18 run (Glamp kick)
  • Los Angeles – Gehrke 1 run (Waterfield kick)

Week 9 (Sunday November 20, 1949): Green Bay Packers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 7 7 16 30
Packers 0 0 7 0 7

at City Stadium, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance:
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Jansante 47 pass from Geri (Geri kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Nuzum 64 run (Geri kick)
  • Green Bay – Girard 1 run (Fritsch kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Safety, Girard's punt blocked out of end zone by Samuelson
  • Pittsburgh – Nuzum 8 pass from Geri (Geri kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Gage 3 run (Geri kick)

Week 10 (Sunday November 27, 1949): Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 3 0 7 17
Eagles 10 7 7 10 34

at Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 22,191
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Philadelphia – Armstrong 13 pass from Thompson (Patton kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Nuzum 67 pass from Geri (Geri kick)
  • Philadelphia – FG Patton 16
  • Pittsburgh – FG Geri 34
  • Philadelphia – Ferrante 3 pass from Thompson (Patton kick)
  • Philadelphia – Parmer 1 run (Patton kick)
  • Philadelphia – FG Patton 13
  • Pittsburgh – Nickel 40 pass from Gage (Geri kick)

Week 11 (Sunday December 4, 1949): Chicago Bears[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 7 0 14 21
Bears 7 10 6 7 30

at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 36,071
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Chicago Bears – Rykovick 20 pass from Lujack (Lujack kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Nickel 48 pass from Geri (Geri kick)
  • Chicago Bears – Hoffman 3 run (Lujack kick)
  • Chicago Bears – FG Blanda 33
  • Chicago Bears – Rykovich 1 run (kick failed)
  • Chicago Bears – Rykovich 1 run (Lujack kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Gage 97 run (Geri kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Gage 6 run (Geri kick)

Week 12 (Sunday December 11, 1949): New York Bulldogs[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 6 14 7 27
Bulldogs 0 0 0 0 0

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 4,028
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Philadelphia Eagles 11 1 0 .917 364 134 W-8
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 5 1 .545 224 214 W-1
New York Giants 6 6 0 .500 287 298 L-2
Washington Redskins 4 7 1 .364 268 339 L-1
New York Bulldogs 1 10 1 .091 153 368 L-5

References[edit]