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1949 NFL Season

In 1949 the Philadelphia Eagles finished with the best record in the league at 11 and 1. Johnny Lujack led the league in passing yards with 2,658, Steve Van Buren led the league in rushing yards with 1,146 and Bob Mann lead the league in receiving yards with 1,014. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Johnny Lujack with 22.11 points per game, Bob Waterfield with 19.58 points per game and Choo-Choo Roberts with 16.75 points per game.
1949 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
Bob Waterfield was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1949. He produced 235.00 fantasy points in 12 games for an average of 19.58 points a game. Statistically, he had 154 pass completions for 2,168 yards and 17 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Sammy Baugh with 1,903 passing yards and 18 td passes and Charlie Conerly with 2,138 yards passing and 17 td tosses.Frank Tripucka with 833 yards passing and 9 td tosses.Bobby Layne with 1,796 yards passing and 9 td tosses.Tommy Thompson with 1,727 yards passing and 16 td tosses.Paul Christman with 1,015 yards passing and 11 td tosses.Jim Hardy with 748 yards passing and 10 td tosses.Norm Van Brocklin with 601 yards passing and 6 td tosses.Clyde LeForce with 665 yards passing and 3 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Bob Waterfield19.58
Sammy Baugh13.99
Charlie Conerly13.51
Frank Tripucka13.04
Bobby Layne12.87
Tommy Thompson12.34
Paul Christman7.26
Jim Hardy6.17
Norm Van Brocklin5.99
Clyde LeForce4.91
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1949 was Choo-Choo Roberts. He averaged 16.75 fantasy points per game for 12 games for a total of 200.95 points. He also had 634 rushing yards and 9 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Steve Van Buren with 1,146 rushing yards and 191.00 fantasy points and Joe Geri with 543 yards rushing and 142.00 fantasy points.Charlie Trippi with 553 yards rushing and 129.90 fantasy points.Elmer Angsman with 674 yards rushing and 106.25 fantasy points.Dick Hoerner with 582 yards rushing and 104.85 fantasy points.Joe Scott with 224 yards rushing and 69.95 fantasy points.Julie Rykovich with 340 yards rushing and 92.50 fantasy points.Jug Girard with 198 yards rushing and 82.50 fantasy points.Fred Enke with 134 yards rushing and 77.75 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Choo-Choo Roberts16.75
Steve Van Buren15.92
Joe Geri11.83
Charlie Trippi10.83
Elmer Angsman8.85
Dick Hoerner8.74
Joe Scott8.74
Julie Rykovich8.41
Jug Girard6.88
Fred Enke6.48
Wide Receivers
Hugh Taylor was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1949 with 45 receptions for 781 yards and 9 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 93.05 fantasy points for an average of 7.75 points per game.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Hugh Taylor7.75
Tight Ends
Averaging 8.70 fantasy points per game for 12 games made Tom Fears the top Fantasy Tight End of 1949. Statistically, he had 77 receptions for 9 touchdowns and 1,013 receiving yards.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Tom Fears8.70
Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1949 with 8 field goals and 35 extra points was Ben Agajanian. These stats produced a 12 game total of 59.00 fantasy points for an average of 4.92 per game.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Ben Agajanian4.92
*Fantasy Point Calculation Formula
 
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