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1966 Baltimore Colts

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9-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1966 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.6, Offense: 2.2, Defense: 5.5, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 314 points (22.4/g), 8th of 15 in the NFL. Allowed 226 points (16.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 88 points (6.3/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 9.6-4.4.

Coach: Don Shula (9-5-0)
 Other Notable Asst.: Chuck Noll (Defensive Backfield)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
Vice President/General Manager Joe Campanella
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 314 4486 849 5.3 39 12 13 237 221 401 2930 26 27 6.8 142 418 1556 7 3.7 82
Team Defense 226 4091 932 4.4 40 18 17 245 240 425 2358 14 22 5.0 134 460 1733 7 3.8 94
Lg Rank Offense 8 5 10 3 6 9 4 4 12 2 9 10 14 11
Lg Rank Defense 3 7 5 5 10 12 4 5 7 4 10 9 2 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 10 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 3 24 11 213 101 112 3 17 292 137 155 1
2 Sun September 18 boxscore W 1-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 38 23 14 346 237 109 2 18 337 157 180 3
3 Sun September 25 boxscore W 2-1 San Francisco 49ers 36 14 23 379 211 168 2 14 250 155 95 1
4 Sun October 9 boxscore L 2-2 @ Chicago Bears 17 27 19 364 256 108 4 19 315 96 219 1
5 Sun October 16 boxscore W 3-2 Detroit Lions 45 14 21 420 283 137 2 17 293 215 78 4
6 Sun October 23 boxscore W 4-2 Minnesota Vikings 20 17 20 347 201 146 2 24 317 181 136 1
8 Sun October 30 boxscore W 5-2 @ Los Angeles Rams 17 3 13 322 230 92 3 21 340 225 115 6
8 Sun November 6 boxscore W 6-2 Washington Redskins 37 10 28 520 394 126 2 14 272 196 76 4
9 Sun November 13 boxscore W 7-2 @ Atlanta Falcons 19 7 13 200 105 95 3 17 241 152 89 7
11 Sun November 20 boxscore L 7-3 @ Detroit Lions 14 20 16 289 208 81 6 16 281 127 154 4
11 Sun November 27 boxscore L 7-4 Los Angeles Rams 7 23 7 140 107 33 2 17 310 148 162 1
12 Sun December 4 boxscore W 8-4 Chicago Bears 21 16 16 260 148 112 2 18 296 245 51 3
13 Sat December 10 boxscore L 8-5 Green Bay Packers 10 14 15 283 130 153 5 14 242 145 97 1
14 Sun December 18 boxscore W 9-5 @ San Francisco 49ers 30 14 21 403 319 84 1 19 305 179 126 3

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* 33 QB 14 13 9-4-0 195 348 56.0% 2748 22 6.3 24 6.9 89 7.9 6.1 14.1 196.3 74.0 1 1
15 Gary Cuozzo 25 qb 7 1 0-1-0 26 50 52.0% 424 4 8.0 2 4.0 69 8.5 8.3 16.3 60.6 90.7
41 Tom Matte 27 14 0 0 3 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 33.3 0 0.0 -15.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 27.5 14 9-5-0 221 401 55.1% 3172 26 6.5 27 6.7 89 7.9 6.2 14.4 226.6 74.5 1 1
Opp Total 14 240 425 56.5% 2759 14 3.3 22 5.2 6.5 4.82 11.5 197.1 65.6 47 401 5.0 3.5 10.0

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
33 Tony Lorick 25 FB 14 0 143 524 3 41 3.7 37.4 10.2 12 81 6.8 0 19 0.9 5.8 605 3 2
45 Jerry Hill 27 11 0 104 395 0 14 3.8 35.9 9.5 5 18 3.6 0 7 0.5 1.6 413 0 2
41 Tom Matte 27 14 0 86 381 0 30 4.4 27.2 6.1 23 307 13.3 3 35 1.6 21.9 688 3 2
24 Lenny Moore 33 HB/KR 13 0 63 209 3 18 3.3 16.1 4.8 21 260 12.4 0 36 1.6 20.0 469 3 2
19 Johnny Unitas* 33 QB 14 13 20 44 1 16 2.2 3.1 1.4 44 1 5
88 John Mackey*+ 25 TE 14 0 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.4 0.1 50 829 16.6 9 89 3.6 59.2 823 9 0
15 Gary Cuozzo 25 qb 7 1 1 9 0 9 9.0 1.3 0.1 9 0 0
82 Raymond Berry 33 SE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 56 786 14.0 7 40 4.0 56.1 786 7 0
28 Jimmy Orr 31 FL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 618 16.7 3 61 2.8 47.5 618 3 0
87 Willie Richardson 27 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 246 17.6 2 69 1.1 18.9 246 2 0
86 Butch Wilson 25 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 27 9.0 2 11 0.2 1.9 27 2 0
Team Total 27.5 14 418 1556 7 41 3.7 111.1 29.9 221 3172 14.4 26 89 15.8 226.6 4728 33 19
Opp Total 14 460 1733 7 3.8 123.8 32.9 240 2358 9.8 14 17.1 168.4 4091 21 25

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 Alvin Haymond 24 PR/RS 14 0 40 347 0 64 8.7 10 223 0 29 22.3 570
24 Lenny Moore 33 HB/KR 13 0 18 453 0 54 25.2 922
33 Tony Lorick 25 FB 14 0 10 214 0 37 21.4 819
44 Gerry Allen 25 4 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 3 53 0 20 17.7 53
41 Tom Matte 27 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 3 55 0 31 18.3 743
32 Mike Curtis 23 LLB 12 7 3 64 0 34 21.3 64
34 Bob Baldwin 23 9 0 2 18 0 18 9.0 18
36 Barry Brown 23 10 0 2 14 0 11 7.0 14
35 Ted Davis 24 10 0 2 7 0 4 3.5 7
20 Jerry Logan 25 LS 14 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
Team Total 27.5 14 45 357 0 64 7.9 51 1094 0 54 21.5 6179
Opp Total 14 30 130 0 4.3 63 1320 0 21.0

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
79 Lou Michaels 31 K/LDE 14 0 39 21 53.8%% 36 35 97.2%%
49 David Lee 23 P 14 0 49 2233 64 0 45.6
Team Total 27.5 14 39 21 53.8%% 36 35 97.2%% 49 2233 64 0 45.6
Opp Total 14 33 17 51.5%% 25 25 100.0%% 71 2883 40.6

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
30 Alvin Haymond 24 PR/RS 14 0 4 88 1 52 0 0 5 2 -2 0
40 Bobby Boyd 29 LCB 14 14 6 114 1 37 0 0 0 1 0 0
19 Johnny Unitas* 33 QB 14 13 0 5 1 0 0
53 Dennis Gaubatz 26 MLB 13 0 2 12 0 10 0 0 0 3 9 0
43 Lenny Lyles* 30 RCB 14 0 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0
45 Jerry Hill 27 11 0 0 2 1 0 0
20 Jerry Logan 25 LS 14 0 3 13 0 13 0
76 Fred Miller 26 RDT 14 0 0 0 3 0 0
66 Don Shinnick 31 RLB 14 0 3 4 0 4 0
36 Barry Brown 23 10 0 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
33 Tony Lorick 25 FB 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
41 Tom Matte 27 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
24 Lenny Moore 33 HB/KR 13 0 0 2 0 0 0
44 Gerry Allen 25 4 0 0 1 0 0 0
25 Tom Bleick 23 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
81 Ordell Braase* 34 RDE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
55 Jackie Burkett 30 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
32 Mike Curtis 23 LLB 12 7 0 0 1 0 1
35 Ted Davis 24 10 0 1 15 0 15 0
42 George Harold 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Roy Hilton 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Lou Michaels 31 K/LDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Willie Richardson 27 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
31 Steve Stonebreaker 29 4 0 1 8 0 8 0
72 Bob Vogel 25 LT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
86 Butch Wilson 25 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.5 14 22 267 2 52 0 0 19 25 7 1
Opp Total 14 30 25 7

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
79 Lou Michaels 31 K/LDE 14 0 35 21 98
88 John Mackey*+ 25 TE 14 0 9 9 54
82 Raymond Berry 33 SE 14 14 7 7 42
33 Tony Lorick 25 FB 14 0 3 3 18
41 Tom Matte 27 14 0 3 3 18
24 Lenny Moore 33 HB/KR 13 0 3 3 18
28 Jimmy Orr 31 FL 13 0 3 3 18
87 Willie Richardson 27 13 0 2 2 12
86 Butch Wilson 25 14 0 2 2 12
40 Bobby Boyd 29 LCB 14 14 1 1 6
32 Mike Curtis 23 LLB 12 7 1 1 6
30 Alvin Haymond 24 PR/RS 14 0 1 1 6
19 Johnny Unitas* 33 QB 14 13 1 1 6
Team Total 27.5 14 7 26 1 2 36 35 21 314
Opp Total 14 7 14 1 3 25 17 226

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1966-09-18 @ MIN W, 38-23 2 83 pass John Mackey 83 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
2 1966-09-18 @ MIN W, 38-23 3 40 pass Raymond Berry 40 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
3 1966-09-18 @ MIN W, 38-23 3 26 pass John Mackey 26 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
4 1966-09-18 @ MIN W, 38-23 4 0 fumble Mike Curtis 0 yard fumble return (Lou Michaels kick)
5 1966-09-18 @ MIN W, 38-23 4 4 pass Tom Matte 4 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
6 1966-09-25 SFO W, 36-14 2 57 pass John Mackey 57 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
7 1966-09-25 SFO W, 36-14 4 1 rush Lenny Moore 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
8 1966-09-25 SFO W, 36-14 4 7 pass Butch Wilson 7 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
9 1966-10-09 @ CHI L, 17-27 3 37 interception Bobby Boyd 37 yard interception return (Lou Michaels kick)
10 1966-10-09 @ CHI L, 17-27 4 79 pass John Mackey 79 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
11 1966-10-16 DET W, 45-14 1 5 rush Tony Lorick 5 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
12 1966-10-16 DET W, 45-14 2 28 pass Tom Matte 28 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
13 1966-10-16 DET W, 45-14 2 51 pass John Mackey 51 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
14 1966-10-16 DET W, 45-14 3 3 pass Jimmy Orr 3 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
15 1966-10-16 DET W, 45-14 4 17 pass Raymond Berry 17 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
16 1966-10-16 DET W, 45-14 4 5 pass Willie Richardson 5 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Lou Michaels kick)
17 1966-10-23 MIN W, 20-17 2 1 rush Johnny Unitas 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
18 1966-10-23 MIN W, 20-17 4 13 pass Raymond Berry 13 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
19 1966-10-30 @ RAM W, 17-3 1 89 pass John Mackey 89 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
20 1966-10-30 @ RAM W, 17-3 2 17 pass John Mackey 17 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
21 1966-11-06 WAS W, 37-10 2 42 pass Jimmy Orr 42 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
22 1966-11-06 WAS W, 37-10 2 8 pass Raymond Berry 8 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
23 1966-11-06 WAS W, 37-10 3 1 pass Raymond Berry 1 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
24 1966-11-06 WAS W, 37-10 4 9 pass Butch Wilson 9 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Lou Michaels kick)
25 1966-11-13 @ ATL W, 19-7 3 1 rush Lenny Moore 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
26 1966-11-20 @ DET L, 14-20 4 64 pass John Mackey 64 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Lou Michaels kick)
27 1966-11-20 @ DET L, 14-20 4 7 rush Lenny Moore 7 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
28 1966-11-27 RAM L, 7-23 4 2 pass Tom Matte 2 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Lou Michaels kick)
29 1966-12-04 CHI W, 21-16 1 52 interception Alvin Haymond 52 yard interception return (Lou Michaels kick)
30 1966-12-04 CHI W, 21-16 2 2 rush Tony Lorick 2 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
31 1966-12-04 CHI W, 21-16 4 23 pass Raymond Berry 23 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
32 1966-12-10 GNB L, 10-14 2 1 rush Tony Lorick 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
33 1966-12-18 @ SFO W, 30-14 2 11 pass Raymond Berry 11 yard pass from Johnny Unitas
34 1966-12-18 @ SFO W, 30-14 2 18 pass John Mackey 18 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
35 1966-12-18 @ SFO W, 30-14 3 61 pass Jimmy Orr 61 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
36 1966-12-18 @ SFO W, 30-14 4 31 pass Willie Richardson 31 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1966-09-10 @ GNB W, 24-3 2 52 interception Lee Roy Caffey 52 yard interception return (Don Chandler kick)
2 1966-09-10 @ GNB W, 24-3 2 46 interception Bob Jeter 46 yard interception return (Don Chandler kick)
3 1966-09-10 @ GNB W, 24-3 3 8 rush Bart Starr 8 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
4 1966-09-18 @ MIN L, 23-38 1 52 rush Tommy Mason 52 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
5 1966-09-18 @ MIN L, 23-38 4 27 rush Bill Brown 27 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
6 1966-09-25 SFO L, 14-36 1 20 pass Bernie Casey 20 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
7 1966-09-25 SFO L, 14-36 4 17 pass Kent Kramer 17 yard pass from George Mira (Tommy Davis kick)
8 1966-10-09 @ CHI W, 27-17 1 24 fumble Joe Fortunato 24 yard fumble return (Roger LeClerc kick)
9 1966-10-09 @ CHI W, 27-17 3 30 rush Gale Sayers 30 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
10 1966-10-09 @ CHI W, 27-17 4 7 rush Gale Sayers 7 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
11 1966-10-16 DET L, 14-45 3 4 pass Pat Studstill 4 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
12 1966-10-16 DET L, 14-45 4 99 pass Pat Studstill 99 yard pass from Karl Sweetan (Wayne Walker kick)
13 1966-10-23 MIN L, 17-20 2 6 pass Phil King 6 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
14 1966-10-23 MIN L, 17-20 4 3 pass Tommy Mason 3 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
15 1966-11-06 WAS L, 10-37 3 20 pass Charley Taylor 20 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Charlie Gogolak kick)
16 1966-11-13 @ ATL L, 7-19 2 3 pass Junior Coffey 3 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Lou Kirouac kick)
17 1966-11-20 @ DET W, 20-14 1 1 rush Bobby Felts 1 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
18 1966-11-20 @ DET W, 20-14 3 49 pass Pat Studstill 49 yard pass from Karl Sweetan (Garo Yepremian kick)
19 1966-11-27 RAM W, 23-7 2 12 pass Jim Stiger 12 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
20 1966-11-27 RAM W, 23-7 4 32 interception Clancy Williams 32 yard interception return (Bruce Gossett kick)
21 1966-12-04 CHI L, 16-21 2 20 pass Mike Ditka 20 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Roger LeClerc kick)
22 1966-12-10 GNB W, 14-10 1 42 pass Elijah Pitts 42 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
23 1966-12-10 GNB W, 14-10 4 2 rush Elijah Pitts 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
24 1966-12-18 @ SFO L, 14-30 2 59 pass Dave Parks 59 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
25 1966-12-18 @ SFO L, 14-30 3 23 pass Kay McFarland 23 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)