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1962 Baltimore Colts

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7-7-0, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1962 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.6, Offense: 1.2, Defense: 2.4, SoS: 3.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 293 points (20.9/g), 8th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 288 points (20.6/g), 6th.
 Differential of 5 points (0.4/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 7.1-6.9.

Coach: Weeb Ewbank (7-7-0)

Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
 Training Camp: McDaniel College (Western Maryland College) (Westminster, Maryland)

Team Info

Principal Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
President/General Manager Don Kellett
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 293 4666 904 5.2 44 19 12 251 237 423 3065 27 25 6.7 145 448 1601 9 3.6 94
Team Defense 288 4123 849 4.9 42 19 16 226 206 381 2619 19 23 6.1 119 423 1504 17 3.6 91
Lg Rank Offense 8 5 9 11 6 5 5 3 9 5 5 11 13 12
Lg Rank Defense 6 4 6 4 3 9 6 7 9 6 7 3 7 2

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 16 boxscore W 1-0 Los Angeles Rams 30 27 15 259 209 50 3 15 373 261 112 3
2 Sun September 23 boxscore W 2-0 @ Minnesota Vikings 34 7 20 348 195 153 2 13 173 122 51 3
3 Sun September 30 boxscore L 2-1 Detroit Lions 20 29 14 258 174 84 4 14 416 260 156 4
4 Sun October 7 boxscore L 2-2 San Francisco 49ers 13 21 18 261 138 123 2 25 335 111 224 3
5 Sun October 14 boxscore W 3-2 @ Cleveland Browns 36 14 25 390 219 171 1 13 236 216 20 5
6 Sun October 21 boxscore L 3-3 @ Chicago Bears 15 35 19 415 331 84 5 18 408 306 102 2
7 Sun October 28 boxscore L 3-4 Green Bay Packers 6 17 18 309 154 155 3 14 252 141 111 2
8 Sun November 4 boxscore W 4-4 @ San Francisco 49ers 22 3 15 311 139 172 1 11 151 70 81 4
9 Sun November 11 boxscore W 5-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 14 2 16 320 224 96 3 12 215 120 95 2
10 Sun November 18 boxscore L 5-5 @ Green Bay Packers 13 17 19 382 193 189 3 8 116 29 87 2
11 Sun November 25 boxscore L 5-6 Chicago Bears 0 57 10 118 57 61 5 27 505 407 98 1
12 Sun December 2 boxscore L 5-7 @ Detroit Lions 14 21 16 270 227 43 3 22 333 229 104 3
13 Sat December 8 boxscore W 6-7 Washington Redskins 34 21 24 449 354 95 2 19 393 321 72 6
14 Sun December 16 boxscore W 7-7 Minnesota Vikings 42 17 22 576 451 125 7 15 217 26 191 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
19 Johnny Unitas* 29 QB 14 14 7-7-0 222 389 57.1% 2967 23 5.9 23 5.9 80 7.6 6.1 13.4 211.9 76.5 3 3
14 Lamar McHan 30 10 0 10 20 50.0% 278 3 15.0 2 10.0 74 13.9 12.4 27.8 27.8 95.8
41 Tom Matte 23 KR 14 0 5 13 38.5% 85 1 7.7 0 0.0 30 6.5 8.1 17.0 6.1 87.0
25 Alex Hawkins 25 PR 13 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 26.8 14 7-7-0 237 423 56.0% 3330 27 6.4 25 5.9 80 7.9 6.5 14.1 237.9 78.2 3 3
Opp Total 14 206 381 54.1% 2975 19 5.0 23 6.0 7.8 6.09 14.4 212.5 71.1 45 356 6.1 4.6 10.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
24 Lenny Moore* 29 HB 10 0 106 470 2 25 4.4 47.0 10.6 18 215 11.9 2 80 1.8 21.5 685 4 1
34 Joe Perry 35 FB 12 0 94 359 0 21 3.8 29.9 7.8 22 194 8.8 0 32 1.8 16.2 553 0 3
32 Mark Smolinski 23 14 0 85 265 1 11 3.1 18.9 6.1 13 128 9.8 1 33 0.9 9.1 393 2 0
41 Tom Matte 23 KR 14 0 74 226 2 29 3.1 16.1 5.3 8 81 10.1 1 22 0.6 5.8 307 3 2
19 Johnny Unitas* 29 QB 14 14 50 137 0 25 2.7 9.8 3.6 137 0 5
25 Alex Hawkins 25 PR 13 0 29 87 4 13 3.0 6.7 2.2 4 37 9.3 0 14 0.3 2.8 124 4 3
14 Lamar McHan 30 10 0 4 4 0 5 1.0 0.4 0.4 4 0 1
40 Bobby Boyd 25 LCB 14 0 2 13 0 15 6.5 0.9 0.1 13 0 1
48 Bob Clemens 23 9 0 2 9 0 6 4.5 1.0 0.2 9 0 0
28 Jimmy Orr 27 FL 14 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 1.0 0.1 55 974 17.7 11 80 3.9 69.6 988 11 0
30 Bake Turner 22 14 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 1.2 0.1 1 111 111.0 1 74 0.1 7.9 128 1 1
82 Raymond Berry 29 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 51 687 13.5 3 37 3.6 49.1 687 3 1
85 Dee Mackey 28 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 396 15.8 4 57 1.8 28.3 396 4 1
27 R.C. Owens 28 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 307 12.3 2 26 1.8 21.9 307 2 1
31 Dick Bielski 30 K 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 200 13.3 2 22 1.1 14.3 200 2 0
Team Total 26.8 14 448 1601 9 29 3.6 114.4 32.0 237 3330 14.1 27 80 16.9 237.9 4931 36 26
Opp Total 14 423 1504 17 3.6 107.4 30.2 206 2619 12.7 19 14.7 187.1 4123 36 32

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Bake Turner 22 14 0 10 95 0 43 9.5 20 504 0 37 25.2 727
41 Tom Matte 23 KR 14 0 27 613 0 42 22.7 920
25 Alex Hawkins 25 PR 13 0 11 42 0 12 3.8 2 35 0 25 17.5 201
26 Wendell Harris 22 RCB 14 9 8 61 0 21 7.6 3 86 0 31 28.7 147
40 Bobby Boyd 25 LCB 14 0 3 23 0 23 7.7 36
80 Andy Nelson 29 LS 14 0 2 22 0 14 11.0 22
32 Mark Smolinski 23 14 0 2 20 0 14 10.0 413
78 John Diehl 26 14 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
66 Don Shinnick 27 RLB 14 0 0 29 0 29 29
Team Total 26.8 14 34 272 0 43 8.0 55 1263 0 42 23.0 6466
Opp Total 14 23 182 0 7.9 52 1433 1 27.6

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
73 Tom Gilburg 24 LT/P 14 8 57 2384 62 0 41.8
31 Dick Bielski 30 K 14 0 25 11 44.0%% 28 25 89.3%%
26 Wendell Harris 22 RCB 14 9 3 1 33.3%% 9 6 66.7%%
14 Lamar McHan 30 10 0 1 22 2 0 22.0
Team Total 26.8 14 28 12 42.9%% 37 31 83.8%% 58 2406 62 0 41.5
Opp Total 14 22 9 40.9%% 37 35 94.6%% 67 2861 42.7

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
40 Bobby Boyd 25 LCB 14 0 7 163 0 38 0 0 1 4 16 0
26 Wendell Harris 22 RCB 14 9 2 52 0 38 0 0 4 2 9 0
66 Don Shinnick 27 RLB 14 0 5 16 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
80 Andy Nelson 29 LS 14 0 4 20 0 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
19 Johnny Unitas* 29 QB 14 14 0 5 0 0 0
55 Jackie Burkett 26 MLB 14 9 2 21 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 John Diehl 26 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
25 Alex Hawkins 25 PR 13 0 0 3 0 0 0
41 Tom Matte 23 KR 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
36 Bill Pellington 35 LLB 14 0 2 29 0 21 0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Joe Perry 35 FB 12 0 0 3 0 0 0
46 Jim Welch 24 RS 13 0 1 30 0 30 0 0 0 2 0 0
81 Ordell Braase 30 RDE 14 0 0 0 2 10 1
75 Jim Colvin 25 LDT 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
24 Lenny Moore* 29 HB 10 0 0 1 1 0 0
74 Billy Ray Sr. Smith 27 RDT 13 0 0 0 2 0 0
82 Raymond Berry 29 SE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
48 Bob Clemens 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 Bill Kirchiro 22 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Dee Mackey 28 TE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
14 Lamar McHan 30 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
28 Jimmy Orr 27 FL 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 R.C. Owens 28 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
60 George Preas 29 RT 14 0 0 0 1 1 0
62 Palmer Pyle 25 lg 6 6 0 0 1 0 0
30 Bake Turner 22 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.8 14 23 331 0 38 0 0 26 26 36 1 1
Opp Total 14 33 32 13 2

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
31 Dick Bielski 30 K 14 0 2 2 25 11 70
28 Jimmy Orr 27 FL 14 0 11 11 66
25 Alex Hawkins 25 PR 13 0 4 4 24
85 Dee Mackey 28 TE 14 0 4 4 24
24 Lenny Moore* 29 HB 10 0 2 2 4 24
82 Raymond Berry 29 SE 14 0 3 3 18
41 Tom Matte 23 KR 14 0 2 1 3 18
27 R.C. Owens 28 14 0 2 2 12
32 Mark Smolinski 23 14 0 1 1 2 12
26 Wendell Harris 22 RCB 14 9 6 1 9
81 Ordell Braase 30 RDE 14 0 1 1 6
30 Bake Turner 22 14 0 1 1 6
50 Bill Saul 22 14 0 1 2
Team Total 26.8 14 9 27 1 37 31 12 2 291
Opp Total 14 17 19 1 35 9 2 288

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-16 RAM W, 30-27 1 7 pass Dee Mackey 7 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Wendell Harris kick)
2 1962-09-16 RAM W, 30-27 2 39 pass Dee Mackey 39 yard pass from Johnny Unitas
3 1962-09-16 RAM W, 30-27 4 21 pass Raymond Berry 21 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
4 1962-09-16 RAM W, 30-27 4 14 pass Jimmy Orr 14 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
5 1962-09-23 @ MIN W, 34-7 1 11 pass Dee Mackey 11 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
6 1962-09-23 @ MIN W, 34-7 2 3 rush Tom Matte 3 yard rush (Dick Bielski kick)
7 1962-09-23 @ MIN W, 34-7 4 17 pass Dee Mackey 17 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Dick Bielski kick)
8 1962-09-23 @ MIN W, 34-7 4 33 pass Mark Smolinski 33 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Dick Bielski kick)
9 1962-09-30 DET L, 20-29 1 1 rush Tom Matte 1 yard rush (Dick Bielski kick)
10 1962-09-30 DET L, 20-29 2 31 pass Jimmy Orr 31 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
11 1962-10-07 SFO L, 13-21 4 1 rush Alex Hawkins 1 yard rush (Dick Bielski kick)
12 1962-10-07 SFO L, 13-21 4 1 rush Alex Hawkins 1 yard rush
13 1962-10-14 @ CLE W, 36-14 1 24 pass R.C. Owens 24 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
14 1962-10-14 @ CLE W, 36-14 1 18 pass Tom Matte 18 yard pass from Johnny Unitas
15 1962-10-14 @ CLE W, 36-14 2 4 pass Dick Bielski 4 yard pass from Tom Matte (Wendell Harris kick)
16 1962-10-14 @ CLE W, 36-14 4 9 pass R.C. Owens 9 yard pass from Johnny Unitas
17 1962-10-14 @ CLE W, 36-14 4 10 fumble Ordell Braase 10 yard fumble return (Dick Bielski kick)
18 1962-10-21 @ CHI L, 15-35 1 8 pass Jimmy Orr 8 yard pass from Johnny Unitas
19 1962-10-21 @ CHI L, 15-35 3 80 pass Jimmy Orr 80 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
20 1962-11-04 @ SFO W, 22-3 3 6 pass Lenny Moore 6 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
21 1962-11-04 @ SFO W, 22-3 4 9 rush Alex Hawkins 9 yard rush (Dick Bielski kick)
22 1962-11-11 @ RAM W, 14-2 1 16 rush Lenny Moore 16 yard rush (Dick Bielski kick)
23 1962-11-11 @ RAM W, 14-2 3 9 rush Mark Smolinski 9 yard rush (Dick Bielski kick)
24 1962-11-18 @ GNB L, 13-17 2 34 pass Jimmy Orr 34 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
25 1962-12-02 @ DET L, 14-21 4 5 pass Raymond Berry 5 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Wendell Harris kick)
26 1962-12-02 @ DET L, 14-21 4 50 pass Jimmy Orr 50 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Wendell Harris kick)
27 1962-12-08 WAS W, 34-21 2 11 pass Jimmy Orr 11 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Wendell Harris kick)
28 1962-12-08 WAS W, 34-21 2 59 pass Jimmy Orr 59 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Wendell Harris kick)
29 1962-12-08 WAS W, 34-21 4 11 pass Dick Bielski 11 yard pass from Johnny Unitas
30 1962-12-08 WAS W, 34-21 4 23 pass Jimmy Orr 23 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
31 1962-12-08 WAS W, 34-21 4 2 rush Alex Hawkins 2 yard rush (Dick Bielski kick)
32 1962-12-16 MIN W, 42-17 1 6 pass Jimmy Orr 6 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
33 1962-12-16 MIN W, 42-17 3 10 rush Lenny Moore 10 yard rush (Dick Bielski kick)
34 1962-12-16 MIN W, 42-17 4 10 pass Raymond Berry 10 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
35 1962-12-16 MIN W, 42-17 4 30 pass Jimmy Orr 30 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
36 1962-12-16 MIN W, 42-17 4 80 pass Lenny Moore 80 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
37 1962-12-16 MIN W, 42-17 4 74 pass Bake Turner 74 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Dick Bielski kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-16 RAM L, 27-30 2 6 rush Dick Bass 6 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
2 1962-09-16 RAM L, 27-30 3 20 pass Ollie Matson 20 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Danny Villanueva kick)
3 1962-09-16 RAM L, 27-30 4 20 rush Dick Bass 20 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
4 1962-09-23 @ MIN L, 7-34 4 2 rush Tommy Mason 2 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
5 1962-09-30 DET W, 29-20 1 80 pass Terry Barr 80 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
6 1962-09-30 DET W, 29-20 2 4 pass Nick Pietrosante 4 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
7 1962-09-30 DET W, 29-20 3 45 rush Milt Plum 45 yard rush (Wayne Walker kick)
8 1962-10-07 SFO W, 21-13 1 5 rush Billy Kilmer 5 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
9 1962-10-07 SFO W, 21-13 3 4 pass Monty Stickles 4 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
10 1962-10-07 SFO W, 21-13 4 5 rush Billy Kilmer 5 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
11 1962-10-14 @ CLE L, 14-36 3 53 pass Jim Brown 53 yard pass from Jim Ninowski (Lou Groza kick)
12 1962-10-14 @ CLE L, 14-36 4 18 pass Rich Kreitling 18 yard pass from Jim Ninowski (Lou Groza kick)
13 1962-10-21 @ CHI W, 35-15 2 12 pass Rick Casares 12 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
14 1962-10-21 @ CHI W, 35-15 3 69 pass Mike Ditka 69 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
15 1962-10-21 @ CHI W, 35-15 4 5 rush Joe Marconi 5 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
16 1962-10-21 @ CHI W, 35-15 4 1 rush Joe Marconi 1 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
17 1962-10-21 @ CHI W, 35-15 4 33 pass Johnny Morris 33 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
18 1962-10-28 GNB W, 17-6 2 25 pass Ron Kramer 25 yard pass from Bart Starr (Jerry Kramer kick)
19 1962-10-28 GNB W, 17-6 4 37 rush Jim Taylor 37 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
20 1962-11-18 @ GNB W, 17-13 1 103 kickoff Herb Adderley 103 yard kickoff return (Jerry Kramer kick)
21 1962-11-18 @ GNB W, 17-13 4 23 rush Tom Moore 23 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
22 1962-11-25 CHI W, 57-0 1 15 pass Angelo Coia 15 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
23 1962-11-25 CHI W, 57-0 2 5 pass Mike Ditka 5 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
24 1962-11-25 CHI W, 57-0 2 1 rush Joe Marconi 1 yard rush
25 1962-11-25 CHI W, 57-0 3 5 rush Billy Wade 5 yard rush
26 1962-11-25 CHI W, 57-0 3 3 pass Johnny Morris 3 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
27 1962-11-25 CHI W, 57-0 4 1 rush Rick Casares 1 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
28 1962-11-25 CHI W, 57-0 4 65 pass Angelo Coia 65 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Roger LeClerc kick)
29 1962-11-25 CHI W, 57-0 4 12 rush Charlie Bivins 12 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
30 1962-12-02 @ DET W, 21-14 1 1 rush Tom Watkins 1 yard rush (Wayne Walker kick)
31 1962-12-02 @ DET W, 21-14 4 1 rush Earl Morrall 1 yard rush (Wayne Walker kick)
32 1962-12-02 @ DET W, 21-14 4 12 pass Nick Pietrosante 12 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Wayne Walker kick)
33 1962-12-08 WAS L, 21-34 1 85 pass Leroy Jackson 85 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
34 1962-12-08 WAS L, 21-34 2 17 pass Fred Dugan 17 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
35 1962-12-08 WAS L, 21-34 3 20 pass Fred Dugan 20 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
36 1962-12-16 MIN L, 17-42 1 20 rush Fran Tarkenton 20 yard rush (Jim Christopherson kick)
37 1962-12-16 MIN L, 17-42 4 15 pass Bill Brown 15 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Jim Christopherson kick)