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1954

1954 NFL Season

In 1954 the Detroit Lions finished with the best record in the league at 9 and 2 and 1 ties. Norm Van Brocklin led the league in passing yards with 2,637, Joe Perry led the league in rushing yards with 1,049 and Bob Boyd lead the league in receiving yards with 1,212. The top fantasy point producers for the season were George Blanda with 23.94 points per game, Tobin Rote with 19.64 points per game and Otto Graham with 16.42 points per game.
1954 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
George Blanda was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1954. He produced 191.55 fantasy points in 8 games for an average of 23.94 points a game. Statistically, he had 131 pass completions for 1,929 yards and 15 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Tobin Rote with 2,311 passing yards and 14 td passes and Norm Van Brocklin with 2,637 yards passing and 13 td tosses.Y.A. Tittle with 2,205 yards passing and 9 td tosses.Charlie Conerly with 1,439 yards passing and 17 td tosses.Gary Kerkorian with 1,515 yards passing and 9 td tosses.Adrian Burk with 1,740 yards passing and 23 td tosses.Bobby Layne with 1,818 yards passing and 14 td tosses.Bobby Thomason with 1,242 yards passing and 10 td tosses.Al Dorow with 997 yards passing and 8 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
George Blanda23.94
Tobin Rote19.64
Norm Van Brocklin14.15
Y.A. Tittle14.00
Charlie Conerly13.97
Gary Kerkorian13.84
Adrian Burk13.15
Bobby Layne13.07
Bobby Thomason9.66
Al Dorow9.41
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1954 was Hugh McElhenny. He averaged 15.93 fantasy points per game for 6 games for a total of 95.60 points. He also had 515 rushing yards and 6 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Joe Perry with 1,049 rushing yards and 173.75 fantasy points and Doak Walker with 240 yards rushing and 152.20 fantasy points.Ollie Matson with 506 yards rushing and 135.15 fantasy points.John Henry Johnson with 681 yards rushing and 134.75 fantasy points.Dan Towler with 599 yards rushing and 132.25 fantasy points.Skeets Quinlan with 490 yards rushing and 102.90 fantasy points.Mo Bassett with 588 yards rushing and 105.05 fantasy points.Ray Mathews with 242 yards rushing and 104.80 fantasy points.Eddie Price with 555 yards rushing and 103.10 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Hugh McElhenny15.93
Joe Perry14.48
Doak Walker12.68
Ollie Matson11.26
John Henry Johnson11.23
Dan Towler11.02
Skeets Quinlan9.35
Mo Bassett8.75
Ray Mathews8.73
Eddie Price8.59
Wide Receivers
Max McGee was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1954 with 36 receptions for 614 yards and 9 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 85.60 fantasy points for an average of 7.13 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Hugh Taylor with 659 receiving yards on 37 receptions for 80.95 fantasy points and Ray Renfro with 228 yards receiving on 13 catches.Bill Jessup with 565 yards receiving on 30 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Max McGee7.13
Hugh Taylor6.75
Ray Renfro4.64
Bill Jessup3.81
Tight Ends
Averaging 4.73 fantasy points per game for 10 games made Tom Fears the top Fantasy Tight End of 1954. Statistically, he had 36 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 546 receiving yards.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Tom Fears4.73
Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1954 with 13 field goals and 35 extra points was Ben Agajanian. These stats produced a 12 game total of 74.00 fantasy points for an average of 6.17 per game. The other top fantasy point season turned in by a kicker was Fred Cone with 9 field goals and 27 extra points for an average of 4.73 points per game.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Ben Agajanian6.17
Fred Cone4.73
*Fantasy Point Calculation Formula
 
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