1958 NFL Season (Jayverse)

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The 1958 NFL season was the 39th regular season of the National Football League.

Rookie Draft

The Denver Broncos became the king of the #1 Pick in the 1958 NFL Draft selected Rice QB King Hill other picks were chosen in the draft are as follows

St. Louis Gunners draft Chuck Howley (LB)

Philadelphia Eagles draft Walt Kowalczyk (FB)

Green Bay Packers draft Dan Currie (LB)

Toronto Huskies draft Paul Fedor (WR)

Baltimore Colts draft Lenny Lyles (SS)

San Francisco 49ers draft James Pace (RB)

Montreal Beavers draft Wayne Walker (LB)

New York Giants draft Frank Youso (T)

Los Angeles Rams draft Red Phiillips (WR)

Chicago Bears draft Alex Karras (DT)

Dallas Texans draft Dale Meinert (LB)

Cleveland Browns draft Jim Shofner (CB)

Denver Broncos draft Jim McCusker (T)

St. Louis Gunners draft Ken Gray (G)

Washington Capitals draft Bill Anderson (WR)

Philadelphia Eagles draft Erich Barnes (CB)

Pittsburgh Steelers draft Billy Krisher (G)

Green Bay Packers draft Jim Taylor (FB)

Toronto Huskies draft Russ Jackson (QB)

Montreal Beavers draft Angelo Mosca (DT)

New York Giants draft Bobby Joe Conrad (WR)

Los Angeles Rams draft Clendon Thomas (SS)

Chicago Bears draft Johnny Morris (WR)

Dallas Texans draft Frank Ryan (QB)

Cleveland Browns draft Jim Gibbons (WR)

Detroit Lions draft Dave Whitsell (FS)

Green Bay Packers draft Ray Nitchske (LB)

Toronto Huskies draft John David Crow (RB)

Green Bay Packers draft Jerry Kramer (G)

San Francisco 49ers draft Billy Atkins (CB)

Cleveland Browns draft Bobby Mitchell (WR)


AFC East: New York Giants (10-4), Philadelphia Eagles (7-7), Montreal Beavers (7-7), Washington Capitals (5-9)

AFC West: Denver Broncos (11-3), Dallas Texans (9-5), Pittsburgh Steelers (6-8), Cleveland Browns (3-11)

NFC East: Green Bay Packers (10-4), Detroit Lions (7-7), Toronto Huskies (5-9), Chicago Bears (3-11)

NFC West: Los Angeles Rams (9-5), San Francisco 49ers (9-5), St. Louis Gunners (6-8), Baltimore Colts (5-9)

Conference Semi-Final

AFC: Denver def. Philadelphia 27-24, Dallas def. NY Giants 34-24

NFC: Detroit def. Green Bay 46-3, LA Rams def. San Francisco 41-17

Conference Final

AFC: Dallas def. Denver 33-23

NFC: Detroit def. LA Rams 36-16

NFL Championship: Dallas def. Detroit 45-21

Pro Bowl: National def. American 28-17

League Leaders

Passing Yards - Norm Van Brocklin (LA Rams) 4,928

Passing TD's - Norm Van Brocklin (LA Rams) 44

Passing Rating - Norrm Van Brocklin (LA Rams) 125.3

Rushing Yards - Lenny Moore (St. Louis) 1,217

Receiving Yards - Kenneth Maguire (Montreal) 1,692

Total Points - Wm Pettit (Denver) 122

Tackles - Matt Hazeltine (Pittsburgh) 122

Sacks - Doug Atkins (Chicago) & Patrick McGrath (Los Angeles) 14

Interceptions - Steven Fredericks (Philadelphia) 8