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1960 Philadelphia Eagles

Football

NFL Champions

 A team was known more for its grit than talent who were out gained in 11of their 13 games

Won two games by two points, two games by four points, and two games by a TD
 
Coached by Lawrence Timothy “Buck” Shaw, nicknamed the "Silver Fox"
 
Regular season record of 10-2
 
Won 9 straight games to capture the NFL Eastern Division title
 

Offensive statistics during the 1960 season

  • Ranked 3rd in the NFL in Scoring with 321 Points
  • Ranked 3rd in the NFL in Scoring with 321 Points
  • Ranked 3rd in the NFL in Total Offense with 3950 Yards
  • Ranked 2nd in the NFL in Passing with 2816 Yards
  • Ranked 12th in the NFL in Rushing with 1134 Yards

Defensive statistics during the 1960 season

  • Ranked 7th in the NFL in Scoring with 246 Points Allowed
  • Ranked 7th in the NFL in Scoring with 246 Points Allowed
  • Ranked 9th in the NFL in Total Defense with 4027 Yards Allowed
  • Ranked 5th in the NFL in Passing Defense with 1827 Yards Allowed
  • Ranked 12th in the NFL in Rushing Defense with 2200 Yards Allowed

 

Beat the Green Bay Packers 17-13 at Franklin Field for the NFL title (12/26/60)

 

Only team to beat Vince Lombardi’s Packers in a title game

 

Still the last NFL championship team in Philadelphia

 

Eagles participants in the 1960 NFL Pro Bowl

  • Norm Van Brocklin (QB)
  • Tommy McDonald (FL)
  • Pete Retzlaff (SE)
  • Bobby Walston (TE)
  • Chuck Bednarik (C)
  • Marion Campbell (DE)
  • Maxie Baughan (LB)
  • Tom Brookshier (CB) 

Eagles All-Pro Honors for the 1960 season

  • Norm Van Brocklin (AP 1st Team, UPI 1st Team, The Sporting News 1st Team)
  • Tommy McDonald (UPI 2nd Team, The Sporting News 1st Team)
  • Jess Richardson (UPI 2nd Team)
  • Marion Campbell (The Sporting News 1st Team)
  • Tom Brookshier (AP 1st Team, UPI 1st Team, The Sporting News 1st Team)
  • Don Burroughs (AP 2nd Team)

 

Norm Van Brocklin received MVP honors from several organizations that season

  • AP NFL Co-MVP
  • UPI NFL MVP
  • Bert Bell Award as the Maxwell Club’s Pro Football Player of the Year

Four members of this team were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Chuck Bednarik (1967)
  • Norm Van Brocklin (1971)
  • Sonny Jurgensen (1983)
  • Tommy McDonald (1998)
1960 Philadelphia Eagles Results:
            Week #1 (9/25)       L     Cleveland Browns     (41-25)
            Week #2 (9/30)      W     @ Dallas Cowboys    (25-27)
            Week #3 (10/9)      W     St. Louis Cardinals     (27-31)
            Week #4 (10/16)    W     Detroit Lions               (10-28)
            Week #5 (10/23)    W     @ Cleveland Browns (29-31)
            Week #6 (11/6)      W     Pittsburgh Steelers     (7-34)
            Week #7 (11/13)    W    Washington Redskins  (13-19)
            Week #8 (11/20)    W    @ New York Giants     (10-17)
            Week #9 (11/27)    W    New York Giants          (23-31)
            Week #10 (12/4)    W    @ St. Louis Cardinals   (6-20)
            Week #11 (12/11)   L    @ Pittsburgh Steelers   (27-21)
            Week#12 (12/18)   W    @ Washington Redskins (28-38)
 
Roster: Majority Owner – James P. Clark, General Manager – Vince McNally, Head Coach – Buck Shaw, Players - Billy Ray Barnes, Maxie Baughan, Chuck Bednarik, Tom Brookshier, Timmy Brown, Don Burroughs, Marion Campbell, Stan Campbell, Jimmy Carr, Ted Dean, Bobby Freeman, Gene Gossage, Riley Gunnels, Jerry Huth, Bobby G. Jackson, Gene Johnson, Sonny Jurgensen, Howard Keys, Ed Khayat, Bill Lapham, Dick Lucas, Jim McCusker, Tommy McDonald, John Nocera, Don Owens, Clarence Peaks, Bob Pellegrini, Jerry Reichow, Pete Retzlaff, Jess Richardson, Joe Robb, Theron Sapp, J.D. Smith, Norm Van Brocklin, Bobby Walston, Chuck Weber, John Wilcox, Jerry Wilson, John Wittenborn

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