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1956 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head coach Hugh Devore
Home field
Results
Record 3-8-1
Place 6th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1955 1957

The 1956 Philadelphia Eagles season was their 24th in the league. They failed to improve on their previous output of 4-7-1, winning only three games.[1] The team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 30, 1956 at Los Angeles Rams L 27-7
2 October 6, 1956 Washington Redskins W 13-9
3 October 14, 1956 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 35-21
4 October 21, 1956 Chicago Cardinals L 20-6
5 October 28, 1956 at New York Giants L 20-3
6 November 4, 1956 at Chicago Cardinals L 28-17
7 November 11, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers W 14-7
8 November 18, 1956 Cleveland Browns L 16-0
9 November 25, 1956 San Francisco 49ers T 10-10
10 December 2, 1956 at Cleveland Browns L 17-14
11 December 9, 1956 at Washington Redskins L 19-17
12 December 15, 1956 New York Giants L 21-7

Standings

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 8 3 1 .727 264 197 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 7 5 0 .583 240 182 W-1
Washington Redskins 6 6 0 .500 183 225 L-2
Cleveland Browns 5 7 0 .417 167 177 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 .417 167 177 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 3 8 1 .273 143 215 L-3

References

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1956 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
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