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1955

1955 NFL Season

In 1955 the Cleveland Browns finished with the best record in the league at 9 and 2 and 1 ties. Jim Finks led the league in passing yards with 2,270, Alan Ameche led the league in rushing yards with 961 and Pete Pihos lead the league in receiving yards with 864. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Tobin Rote with 17.75 points per game, Otto Graham with 14.93 points per game and Jim Finks with 14.59 points per game.
1955 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
Tobin Rote was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1955. He produced 213.05 fantasy points in 12 games for an average of 17.75 points a game. Statistically, he had 157 pass completions for 1,977 yards and 17 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Y.A. Tittle with 2,185 passing yards and 17 td passes and George Shaw with 1,586 yards passing and 10 td tosses.Bobby Layne with 1,830 yards passing and 11 td tosses.Eddie LeBaron with 1,270 yards passing and 9 td tosses.George Blanda with 459 yards passing and 4 td tosses.Norm Van Brocklin with 1,890 yards passing and 8 td tosses.Adrian Burk with 1,359 yards passing and 9 td tosses.Bobby Thomason with 1,337 yards passing and 10 td tosses.Lamar McHan with 1,085 yards passing and 11 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Tobin Rote17.75
Y.A. Tittle14.30
George Shaw13.12
Bobby Layne11.30
Eddie LeBaron11.13
George Blanda10.20
Norm Van Brocklin10.08
Adrian Burk10.01
Bobby Thomason9.98
Lamar McHan9.89
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1955 was Alan Ameche. He averaged 13.10 fantasy points per game for 12 games for a total of 157.15 points. He also had 961 rushing yards and 9 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Vic Janowicz with 397 rushing yards and 135.15 fantasy points and Ron Waller with 716 yards rushing and 131.00 fantasy points.Doak Walker with 95 yards rushing and 126.90 fantasy points.Lynn Chandnois with 353 yards rushing and 84.55 fantasy points.Lew Carpenter with 543 yards rushing and 117.90 fantasy points.Howie Ferguson with 859 yards rushing and 117.55 fantasy points.Ed Modzelewski with 619 yards rushing and 115.55 fantasy points.Alex Webster with 634 yards rushing and 112.85 fantasy points.Fred Morrison with 824 yards rushing and 109.65 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Alan Ameche13.10
Vic Janowicz11.26
Ron Waller10.92
Doak Walker10.58
Lynn Chandnois10.57
Lew Carpenter9.83
Howie Ferguson9.80
Ed Modzelewski9.63
Alex Webster9.40
Fred Morrison9.14
Wide Receivers
Ray Renfro was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1955 with 29 receptions for 603 yards and 8 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 87.15 fantasy points for an average of 7.26 points per game.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Ray Renfro7.26
Tight Ends
Averaging 3.37 fantasy points per game for 12 games made Tom Fears the top Fantasy Tight End of 1955. Statistically, he had 44 receptions for 2 touchdowns and 569 receiving yards. The other top tight end fantasy point producer of 1955 was Mal Hammack with 28.65 fantasy points on 13 receiving yards and 5 receptions.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Tom Fears3.37
Mal Hammack3.18
Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1955 with 16 field goals and 30 extra points was Fred Cone. These stats produced a 12 game total of 80.85 fantasy points for an average of 6.74 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Ben Agajanian with 10 field goals and 32 extra points for an average of 5.17 points per game and Tad Weed with 21.00 points on 3 field goals and 12 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Fred Cone6.74
Ben Agajanian5.17
Tad Weed3.50
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