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1963 Baltimore Colts

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8-6-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1963 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.0, Offense: 0.8, Defense: 1.2, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 316 points (22.6/g), 7th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 285 points (20.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of 31 points (2.2/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-6.1.

Coach: Don Shula (8-6-0)

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
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 316 4938 873 5.7 37 25 13 257 248 433 3296 20 12 6.9 149 396 1642 11 4.1 95
Team Defense 285 4036 827 4.9 32 17 21 228 181 348 2242 19 15 5.7 118 434 1794 16 4.1 89
Lg Rank Offense 7 2 7 14 4 2 1 8 1 4 12 9 10 5
Lg Rank Defense 7 6 9 6 5 1 6 6 11 7 9 9 11 9

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 15 boxscore L 0-1 New York Giants 28 37 17 295 204 91 2 22 362 243 119 4
2 Sun September 22 boxscore W 1-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 14 27 395 263 132 14 194 138 56 1
3 Sun September 29 boxscore L 1-2 @ Green Bay Packers 20 31 16 333 253 80 7 21 355 187 168 5
4 Sun October 6 boxscore L 1-3 @ Chicago Bears 3 10 11 210 165 45 2 15 281 134 147 1
5 Sun October 13 boxscore W 2-3 San Francisco 49ers 20 3 18 302 144 158 4 5 120 80 40 2
6 Sun October 20 boxscore W 3-3 @ Detroit Lions 25 21 14 256 113 143 1 12 161 70 91 2
7 Sun October 27 boxscore L 3-4 Green Bay Packers 20 34 10 300 214 86 6 18 312 133 179 4
8 Sun November 3 boxscore L 3-5 Chicago Bears 7 17 14 192 90 102 3 18 276 112 164
9 Sun November 10 boxscore W 4-5 Detroit Lions 24 21 24 474 351 123 3 21 330 257 73
10 Sun November 17 boxscore W 5-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 37 34 18 408 303 105 2 16 426 150 276
11 Sun November 24 boxscore L 5-6 @ Los Angeles Rams 16 17 19 340 228 112 2 16 290 91 199 3
12 Sun December 1 boxscore W 6-6 @ Washington Redskins 36 20 24 468 343 125 18 385 305 80 3
13 Sun December 8 boxscore W 7-6 Minnesota Vikings 41 10 22 439 318 121 1 14 203 110 93 3
14 Sun December 15 boxscore W 8-6 Los Angeles Rams 19 16 23 526 307 219 4 18 341 232 109 4

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
19 Johnny Unitas* 30 QB 14 14 8-6-0 237 410 57.8 3481 20 4.9 12 2.9 64 8.5 8.1 14.7 248.6 89.7 3 3
15 Gary Cuozzo 22 5 0 10 17 58.8 104 0 0.0 0 0.0 23 6.1 6.1 10.4 20.8 76.6
41 Tom Matte 24 HB/KR 14 0 1 5 20.0 20 0 0.0 0 0.0 20 4.0 4.0 20.0 1.4 43.7
17 Lamar McHan 31 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 27.0 14 8-6-0 248 433 57.3 3605 20 4.6 12 2.8 64 8.3 8.0 14.5 257.5 88.4 3 3
Opp Total 14 181 348 52.0 2589 19 5.5 15 4.3 7.4 6.59 14.3 184.9 76.7 45 347 5.7 5.0 11.5

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
41 Tom Matte 24 HB/KR 14 0 133 541 4 31 4.1 38.6 9.5 48 466 9.7 1 49 3.4 33.3 1007 5 2
45 Jerry Hill 24 14 0 100 440 5 20 4.4 31.4 7.1 22 304 13.8 1 55 1.6 21.7 744 6 8
35 J.W. Lockett 26 FB 12 0 81 273 0 18 3.4 22.8 6.8 16 158 9.9 1 27 1.3 13.2 431 1 2
19 Johnny Unitas* 30 QB 14 14 47 224 0 26 4.8 16.0 3.4 224 0 13
24 Lenny Moore 30 7 0 27 136 2 25 5.0 19.4 3.9 21 288 13.7 2 34 3.0 41.1 424 4 2
25 Alex Hawkins 26 14 0 3 -2 0 -1 -0.7 -0.1 0.2 3 41 13.7 0 19 0.2 2.9 39 0 0
15 Gary Cuozzo 22 5 0 3 26 0 26 8.7 5.2 0.6 26 0 0
88 John Mackey* 22 TE 14 14 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 35 726 20.7 7 61 2.5 51.9 729 7 2
32 Nate Craddock 23 3 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.3 0.3 1 0 1
82 Raymond Berry* 30 SE 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 44 703 16.0 3 64 4.9 78.1 703 3 0
28 Jimmy Orr 28 FL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 41 708 17.3 5 60 3.4 59.0 708 5 1
87 Willie Richardson 24 fl 13 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 204 12.0 0 22 1.3 15.7 204 0 1
27 R.C. Owens 29 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.3 2.3 7 0 0
Team Total 27.0 14 396 1642 11 31 4.1 117.3 28.3 248 3605 14.5 20 64 17.7 257.5 5247 31 35
Opp Total 14 434 1794 16 4.1 128.1 31.0 181 2242 12.4 19 12.9 160.1 4036 35 32

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
20 Jerry Logan 22 PR 14 4 28 279 0 38 10.0 8 170 0 31 21.3 449
25 Alex Hawkins 26 14 0 17 156 0 50 9.2 195
41 Tom Matte 24 HB/KR 14 0 16 331 0 34 20.7 1338
88 John Mackey* 22 TE 14 14 9 271 0 41 30.1 1000
26 Wendell Harris 23 14 0 8 198 0 41 24.8 198
87 Willie Richardson 24 fl 13 3 5 43 0 19 8.6 1 16 0 16 16.0 263
73 Tom Gilburg 25 P 13 0 3 29 0 26 9.7 29
45 Jerry Hill 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 2 32 0 17 16.0 776
35 J.W. Lockett 26 FB 12 0 3 52 0 28 17.3 483
24 Lenny Moore 30 7 0 2 7 0 7 3.5 431
31 Dick Bielski 31 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
77 Jim Parker*+ 29 LG 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
Team Total 27.0 14 53 485 0 50 9.2 52 1114 0 41 21.4 6846
Opp Total 14 19 119 0 6.3 66 1520 0 23.0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
47 Jim Martin 39 K 14 0 39 24 61.5% 35 32 91.4%
73 Tom Gilburg 25 P 13 0 52 2173 64 0 41.8
20 Jerry Logan 22 PR 14 4 4 121 55 0 30.3
Team Total 27.0 14 39 24 61.5% 35 32 91.4% 56 2294 64 0 41.0
Opp Total 14 27 12 44.4% 36 33 91.7% 72 3132 43.5

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
19 Johnny Unitas* 30 QB 14 14 0 13 3 -4 0
45 Jerry Hill 24 14 0 0 8 0 0 0
46 Jim Welch 25 RS 14 0 4 49 0 15 0 0 0 2 7 0
40 Bobby Boyd 26 LCB 12 0 3 17 0 9 0 0 0 2 34 1
20 Jerry Logan 22 PR 14 4 1 15 0 15 0 0 2 2 0 0
26 Wendell Harris 23 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
88 John Mackey* 22 TE 14 14 0 2 1 0 0
80 Andy Nelson 30 LS 13 0 3 37 1 26 0
55 Jackie Burkett 27 LLB 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
75 Jim Colvin 26 LDT 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 1
35 J.W. Lockett 26 FB 12 0 0 2 0 0 0
43 Lenny Lyles 27 RCB 14 0 2 36 1 36 0
89 Gino Marchetti* 36 LDE 14 0 0 0 2 33 1
41 Tom Matte 24 HB/KR 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
24 Lenny Moore 30 7 0 0 2 0 0 0
60 George Preas 30 RT 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
87 Willie Richardson 24 fl 13 3 0 1 1 0 0
66 Don Shinnick 28 RLB 14 0 2 20 0 18 0
31 Dick Bielski 31 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
32 Nate Craddock 23 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
78 John Diehl 27 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
73 Tom Gilburg 25 P 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
76 Fred Miller 23 RDT 13 12 0 0 1 0 0
28 Jimmy Orr 28 FL 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
36 Bill Pellington 36 MLB 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
52 Dick Szymanski 31 C 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.0 14 15 174 2 36 0 0 35 27 70 2 1
Opp Total 14 44 32 15

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
47 Jim Martin 39 K 14 0 32 24 104
88 John Mackey* 22 TE 14 14 7 7 42
45 Jerry Hill 24 14 0 5 1 6 36
41 Tom Matte 24 HB/KR 14 0 4 1 5 30
28 Jimmy Orr 28 FL 12 0 5 5 30
24 Lenny Moore 30 7 0 2 2 4 24
82 Raymond Berry* 30 SE 9 0 3 3 18
40 Bobby Boyd 26 LCB 12 0 1 1 6
35 J.W. Lockett 26 FB 12 0 1 1 6
43 Lenny Lyles 27 RCB 14 0 1 1 6
89 Gino Marchetti* 36 LDE 14 0 1 1 6
80 Andy Nelson 30 LS 13 0 1 1 6
75 Jim Colvin 26 LDT 14 14 1 2
Team Total 27.0 14 11 20 2 2 35 32 24 1 316
Opp Total 14 16 19 1 33 12 285