1957 Pittsburgh Steelers season

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1957 Pittsburgh Steelers season
Head coach Buddy Parker
Home field Forbes Field
Results
Record 6–6
Division place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1956 1958

The 1957 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the team's 25th season in the National Football League. For the first time, the Steelers' yellow helmets sported uniform numbers. [1] Pittsburgh would use these uniforms through the 1961 season.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Time (ET) Result
1 September 29, 1957 Washington Redskins W 28–7
2 October 5, 1957 Cleveland Browns L 23–12
3 October 13, 1957 Chicago Cardinals W 29–20
4 October 20, 1957 at New York Giants L 35–0
5 October 27, 1957 Philadelphia Eagles W 6–0
6 November 3, 1957 at Baltimore Colts W 19–13
7 November 10, 1957 at Cleveland Browns L 24–0
8 November 24, 1957 Green Bay Packers L 27–10
9 December 1, 1957 at Philadelphia Eagles L 7–6
10 December 7, 1957 New York Giants W 21–10
11 December 15, 1957 at Washington Redskins L 10–3
12 December 22, 1957 at Chicago Cardinals W 27–2

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1 (Sunday September 29, 1957): Washington Redskins[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 0 0 7 0 7
Steelers 0 7 7 14 28

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 27,452
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

Week 2 (Saturday October 5, 1957): Cleveland Browns[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Browns 0 10 3 10 23
Steelers 0 6 6 0 12

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 35,570
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Cleveland – Renfro 32 pass from Hanulak (Groza kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Girard 21 pass from Morrall (kick blocked)
  • Cleveland – FG Groza 29
  • Cleveland – FG Groza 45
  • Pittsburgh – Girard 32 pass from Morrall (kick blocked)
  • Cleveland – FG Groza 14
  • Cleveland – Campbell 25 pass from O'Connell (Groza kick)

Week 3 (Sunday October 13, 1957): Chicago Cardinals[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 3 3 0 14 20
Steelers 12 14 0 3 29

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 29,446
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Derby 2 run (kick blocked)
  • Chicago Cardinals – FG Summerall 33
  • Pittsburgh – Wells 96 kick return (kick failed)
  • Chicago Cardinals – FG Summerall 27
  • Pittsburgh – O'Neill 23 run with blocked kick (Girard kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Morrall 1 run (Girard kick)
  • Pittsburgh – FG Girard 15
  • Chicago Cardinals – Sears 49 run (Summerall kick)
  • Chicago Cardinals – McHan 1 run (Summerall kick)

Week 4 (Sunday October 20, 1957): New York Giants[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 0 0 0
Giants 7 7 7 14 35

at Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 52,589
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • New York Giants – Schnelker 18 pass from Conerly (Agajanian kick)
  • New York Giants – Schnelker 10 pass from Conerly (Agajanian kick)
  • New York Giants – Rote 18 pass from Gifford (Agajanian kick)
  • New York Giants – Patton 50 interception (Agajanian kick)
  • New York Giants – MacAfee 28 pass from Clatterbuck (Agajainan kick)

Week 5 (Sunday October 27, 1957): Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 0 0 0 0
Steelers 0 6 0 0 6

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 27,016
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

Week 6 (Sunday November 3, 1957): Baltimore Colts[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 7 7 5 19
Colts 6 0 7 0 13

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 42,575
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Baltimore – Berry 5 pass from Unitas (kick blocked)
  • Pittsburgh – Mathews 48 pass from Morrall (Glick kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Mathews 22 pass from Morrall (Glick kick)
  • Baltimore – Shaw 8 run (Rechichar kick)
  • Pittsburgh – FG Glick 16
  • Pittsburgh – Safety, Unitas tackled by McPeak in end zone

Week 7 (Sunday November 10, 1957): Cleveland Browns[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 0 0 0
Browns 3 7 7 7 24

at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 53,709
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Cleveland – FG Groza 34
  • Cleveland – Renfro 49 pass from O'Connell (Groza kick)
  • Cleveland – P. Carpenter 13 pass from O'Connell (Groza kick)
  • Cleveland – Paul 89 fumble run (Groza kick)

Week 9 (Sunday November 24, 1957): Green Bay Packers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 21 0 6 27
Steelers 0 3 7 0 10

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 29,701
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Pittsburgh – FG Glick 17
  • Green Bay – Starr 1 run (Cone kick)
  • Green Bay – Ferguson 40 run (Cone kick)
  • Green Bay – Parilli 5 run (Cone kick)
  • Pittsburgh – McClairen 14 pass from Morrall (Glick kick)
  • Green Bay – FG Cone 24
  • Green Bay – FG Cone 12

Week 10 (Sunday December 1, 1957): Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 3 0 3 0 6
Eagles 0 7 0 0 7

at Connie Mack Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 16,364
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Pittsburgh – FG Glick 17
  • Philadelphia – Bielski 7 pass from Jurgensen (Walston kick)
  • Pittsburgh – FG Glick 23

Week 11 (Saturday December 7, 1957): New York Giants[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 7 3 0 10
Steelers 7 7 0 7 21

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 19,772
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

Week 12 (Sunday December 15, 1957): Washington Redskins[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 3 0 0 0 3
Redskins 0 3 0 7 10

at Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 22,577
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

  • Pittsburgh – FG Glick 35
  • Washington – FG Baker 45
  • Washington – Baker 11 run (Baker kick)

Week 13 (Sunday December 22, 1957): Chicago Cardinals[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 14 0 3 10 27
Cardinals 0 0 2 0 2

at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 10,084
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring drives:

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 269 172 W-1
New York Giants 7 5 0 .583 254 211 L-3
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 .500 161 178 W-1
Washington Redskins 5 6 1 .455 251 230 W-3
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 173 230 L-2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 200 299 L-1

References[edit]