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1981 Baltimore Colts

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2-14-0, Finished 4th in AFC East Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -15.8, Offense: -3.8, Defense: -12.0, SoS: 1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 259 points (16.2/g), 26th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 533 points (33.3/g), 28th.
 Differential of -274 points (-17.1/g), 28th.  Expected W-L: 2.4-13.6.

Coach: Mike McCormack (2-14-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Charlie Weber

Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
 Training Camp: Goucher College (Towson, Maryland)

Team Info

Principal Owner Robert Irsay
Executive VP/General Manager Dick Szymanski
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 259 4908 957 5.1 37 14 21 274 265 479 3058 21 23 5.9 158 441 1850 11 4.2 95
Team Defense 533 6793 1111 6.1 30 14 30 406 301 491 4128 37 16 8.2 214 607 2665 30 4.4 162
Lg Rank Offense 26 22 8 4 25 18 18 12 16 17 26 22 21 7
Lg Rank Defense 28 28 28 26 28 9 27 28 24 28 27 26 28 24

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 6 boxscore W 1-0 @ New England Patriots 29 28 21 346 97 249 1 22 388 274 114 3
2 Sun September 13 boxscore L 1-1 Buffalo Bills 3 35 11 147 74 73 3 26 430 261 169 3
3 Sun September 20 boxscore L 1-2 @ Denver Broncos 10 28 10 209 48 161 3 27 442 315 127 4
4 Sun September 27 boxscore L 1-3 Miami Dolphins 28 31 20 514 348 166 1 22 428 309 119
5 Sun October 4 boxscore L 1-4 @ Buffalo Bills 17 23 23 378 245 133 2 22 366 137 229 1
6 Sun October 11 boxscore L 1-5 Cincinnati Bengals 19 41 22 350 294 56 4 24 378 257 121
7 Sun October 18 boxscore L 1-6 San Diego Chargers 14 43 18 264 196 68 3 30 470 298 172 1
8 Sun October 25 boxscore L 1-7 @ Cleveland Browns 28 42 18 357 239 118 3 30 562 431 131 6
9 Sun November 1 boxscore L 1-8 @ Miami Dolphins 10 27 19 308 240 68 3 19 310 164 146
10 Sun November 8 boxscore L 1-9 New York Jets 14 41 21 332 218 114 2 28 393 271 122
11 Sun November 15 boxscore L 1-10 @ Philadelphia Eagles 13 38 9 208 172 36 2 34 574 339 235 2
12 Sun November 22 boxscore L 1-11 St. Louis Cardinals 24 35 22 385 230 155 2 24 452 211 241 3
13 Sun November 29 boxscore L 1-12 @ New York Jets 0 25 11 152 103 49 1 22 300 139 161
14 Sun December 6 boxscore L 1-13 Dallas Cowboys 13 37 9 238 82 156 3 29 464 110 354 2
15 Sun December 13 boxscore L 1-14 @ Washington Redskins 14 38 21 337 217 120 2 27 486 339 147 1
16 Sun December 20 boxscore W 2-14 New England Patriots 23 21 19 383 255 128 2 20 350 273 77 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
7 Bert Jones 30 QB 15 15 2-13-0 244 426 57.3 3094 21 4.9 20 4.7 67 7.3 6.1 12.7 206.3 76.9 31 263 6.19 5.14 6.8
11 Greg Landry 35 11 0 14 29 48.3 195 0 0.0 1 3.4 34 6.7 5.2 13.9 17.7 56.0 5 50 4.26 2.94 14.7
11 David Humm 29 qb 1 1 0-1-0 7 24 29.2 90 0 0.0 2 8.3 20 3.8 0.0 12.9 90.0 8.0 1 8 3.28 -0.32 4.0
Team Total 26.2 16 2-14-0 265 479 55.3 3379 21 4.4 23 4.8 67 7.1 5.8 12.8 211.2 72.2 37 321 5.93 4.73 7.2 0 0
Opp Total 16 301 491 61.3 4228 37 7.5 16 3.3 8.6 8.65 14.0 264.3 100.6 13 100 8.2 8.2 2.6

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
27 Curtis Dickey 25 RB 15 15 164 779 7 67 4.8 51.9 10.9 37 419 11.3 3 50 2.5 27.9 1198 10 8
32 Randy McMillan 23 FB 16 16 149 597 3 42 4.0 37.3 9.3 50 466 9.3 1 31 3.1 29.1 1063 4 1
31 Zachary Dixon 25 KR 16 1 73 285 0 41 3.9 17.8 4.6 17 169 9.9 1 41 1.1 10.6 454 1 1
28 Cleveland Franklin 26 9 0 21 52 1 8 2.5 5.8 2.3 6 39 6.5 0 10 0.7 4.3 91 1 2
7 Bert Jones 30 QB 15 15 20 85 0 17 4.3 5.7 1.3 85 0 3
23 Don McCauley 32 16 0 10 37 0 8 3.7 2.3 0.6 36 347 9.6 2 31 2.3 21.7 384 2 0
9 Mike Garrett 24 P 16 0 2 4 0 3 2.0 0.3 0.1 4 0 0
26 Kim Anderson 24 fs 14 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 2
11 Greg Landry 35 11 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 1.0 0.1 11 0 2
80 Ray Butler 25 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 46 832 18.1 9 67 2.9 52.0 832 9 0
81 Roger Carr 29 WR 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 38 584 15.4 3 43 2.5 38.9 584 3 0
86 Reese McCall 25 TE 16 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 314 15.0 2 65 1.3 19.6 314 2 0
84 Randy Burke 26 wr 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 153 15.3 0 24 0.6 9.6 153 0 0
83 Tim Sherwin 23 te 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 19 9.5 0 11 0.1 1.2 19 0 0
87 Brian DeRoo 25 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 38 38.0 0 38 0.1 2.4 38 0 0
62 Ken Huff 28 RG 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1 0.1 -0.1 -1 0 0
Team Total 26.2 16 441 1850 11 67 4.2 115.6 27.6 265 3379 12.8 21 67 16.6 211.2 5229 32 27
Opp Total 16 607 2665 30 4.4 166.6 37.9 301 4128 13.7 37 18.8 258.0 6793 67 28

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
31 Zachary Dixon 25 KR 16 1 36 737 0 46 20.5 1191
26 Kim Anderson 24 fs 14 5 2 6 0 6 3.0 20 393 0 30 19.7 399
21 Kevin Williams 23 11 0 20 399 0 35 20.0 399
85 David Shula 22 PR 16 0 10 50 0 11 5.0 5 65 0 16 13.0 115
66 Chris Foote 25 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
25 Nesby Glasgow 24 FS 14 13 1 35 0 35 35.0 35
39 Marvin Sims 24 16 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
Team Total 26.2 16 12 56 0 11 4.7 84 1651 0 46 19.7 6936
Opp Total 16 44 402 0 9.1 43 864 0 20.1

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
9 Mike Garrett 24 P 16 0 78 3071 57 0 39.4
16 Mike Wood 27 K 16 0 2 2 3 2 5 3 7 3 1 18 10 55.6% 33 29 87.9%
Team Total 26.2 16 2 2 3 2 5 3 7 3 1 18 10 55.6% 33 29 87.9% 78 3071 57 0 39.4
Opp Total 16 31 20 64.5% 68 65 95.6% 48 1819 37.9

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
27 Curtis Dickey 25 RB 15 15 0 8 0 0 0
26 Kim Anderson 24 fs 14 5 1 49 0 49 0 0 2 3 -1 0
47 Larry Braziel 27 RCB 16 16 3 35 0 27 0 0 1 1 0 0
21 Kevin Williams 23 11 0 0 4 1 0 0
25 Nesby Glasgow 24 FS 14 13 2 35 0 31 0 0 0 2 0 0
7 Bert Jones 30 QB 15 15 0 3 1 0 0
40 Bruce Laird 31 SS 15 14 3 59 0 24 0 0 0 1 3 0
85 David Shula 22 PR 16 0 0 2 2 0 0
55 Barry Krauss 24 llb/RLB 16 13 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 2 0 0
11 Greg Landry 35 11 0 0 2 1 11 1
28 Cleveland Franklin 26 9 0 0 2 0 0 0
91 Bubba Green 24 RDT 15 10 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
42 Derrick Hatchett 23 LCB 16 13 2 8 0 8 0
88 Herb Orvis 35 LDT 16 15 0 0 2 0 0
61 Robert Pratt 30 LG 15 15 0 1 1 0 0
52 Ed Smith 24 mlb 16 8 2 11 0 8 0
31 Zachary Dixon 25 KR 16 1 0 1 0 0 0
53 Ray Donaldson 23 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
51 Ricky Jones 26 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
32 Randy McMillan 23 FB 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
37 Reggie Pinkney 26 db 16 3 1 0 0 0 0
54 Sanders Shiver 27 LLB 14 11 0 0 1 0 0
56 Ed Simonini 27 lb 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
90 Hosea Taylor 23 rde 16 6 0 0 1 0 0 1
99 Donnell Thompson 23 LDE 13 12 0 0 1 0 0
59 Mike Woods 27 rlb 7 7 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.2 16 16 210 0 49 0 0 27 25 13 1 1
Opp Total 16 37 28 14

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
27 Curtis Dickey 25 RB 15 15 7 3 10 60
16 Mike Wood 27 K 16 0 29 10 59
80 Ray Butler 25 WR 16 16 9 9 54
32 Randy McMillan 23 FB 16 16 3 1 4 24
81 Roger Carr 29 WR 15 15 3 3 18
86 Reese McCall 25 TE 16 14 2 2 12
23 Don McCauley 32 16 0 2 2 12
31 Zachary Dixon 25 KR 16 1 1 1 6
28 Cleveland Franklin 26 9 0 1 1 6
11 Greg Landry 35 11 0 1 1 6
90 Hosea Taylor 23 rde 16 6 1 2
Team Total 26.2 16 11 21 1 33 29 10 1 259
Opp Total 16 30 37 1 65 20 533