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1969 St. Louis Cardinals

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4-9-1, Finished 3rd in NFL Century Division  · 1969 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.0, Offense: 0.8, Defense: -7.8, SoS: -1.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 314 points (22.4/g), 5th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 389 points (27.8/g), 14th.
 Differential of -75 points (-5.4/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 5.3-8.7.

Coach: Charley Winner (4-9-1)

Stadium: Civic Center Busch Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Illinois)

Team Info

Partial Owner/VP/de facto General Manager Bill Bidwill
Partial Owner/President Charles Bidwill Jr.
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 4185 833 5.0 35 10 16 224 216 430 2739 19 25 6.1 125 382 1446 17 3.8 83
Team Defense 389 5176 936 5.5 27 12 21 289 260 465 3532 38 15 7.1 185 438 1644 10 3.8 83
Lg Rank Offense 5 9 9 1 12 6 8 12 12 6 14 15 1 12
Lg Rank Defense 14 16 11 7 16 16 16 16 13 15 9 6 7 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 3 24 10 257 199 58 3 14 362 210 152 2
2 Sun September 28 boxscore W 1-1 Chicago Bears 20 17 11 170 86 84 2 26 371 242 129 2
3 Sun October 5 boxscore W 2-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 27 14 17 344 241 103 4 20 345 245 100 5
4 Sun October 12 boxscore L 2-2 @ Washington Redskins 17 33 14 226 127 99 5 23 377 222 155 2
5 Sun October 19 boxscore L 2-3 Minnesota Vikings 10 27 7 169 90 79 1 19 332 216 116 1
6 Sun October 26 boxscore T 2-3-1 @ Cleveland Browns 21 21 19 445 306 139 1 19 336 230 106 1
7 Sun November 2 boxscore L 2-4-1 New Orleans Saints 42 51 19 478 374 104 4 26 508 345 163 1
8 Sun November 9 boxscore W 3-4-1 New York Giants 42 17 23 403 206 197 21 343 240 103 1
9 Sun November 16 boxscore L 3-5-1 @ Detroit Lions 0 20 16 239 150 89 3 14 297 232 65
10 Sun November 23 boxscore L 3-6-1 Philadelphia Eagles 30 34 23 414 282 132 2 19 330 254 76 2
11 Sun November 30 boxscore W 4-6-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 47 10 25 401 205 196 2 10 187 110 77 4
12 Sun December 7 boxscore L 4-7-1 @ New York Giants 6 49 10 181 136 45 4 33 517 327 190 2
13 Sun December 14 boxscore L 4-8-1 Cleveland Browns 21 27 16 219 158 61 2 17 341 237 104 2
14 Sun December 21 boxscore L 4-9-1 @ Green Bay Packers 28 45 14 239 179 60 2 28 530 422 108 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
12 Charley Johnson 31 QB 12 9 2-6-1 131 260 50.4% 1847 13 5.0 13 5.0 84 7.1 5.9 14.1 153.9 69.5 11 101 6.44 5.24 4.1 1 0
17 Jim Hart 25 qb 9 5 2-3-0 84 169 49.7% 1086 6 3.6 12 7.1 60 6.4 3.9 12.9 120.7 52.5 10 100 5.51 3.16 5.6 1 1
15 King Hill 33 P 14 0 1 1 100.0% 7 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 7.0 7.0 0.5 95.8 0 0 7.00 7.00 0.0
Team Total 26.3 14 4-9-1 216 430 50.2% 2940 19 4.4 25 5.8 84 6.8 5.1 13.6 210.0 62.9 21 201 6.07 4.42 4.7 2 1
Opp Total 14 260 465 55.9% 3752 38 8.2 15 3.2 8.1 8.25 14.4 268.0 96.1 33 220 7.1 7.3 6.6

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
23 Johnny Roland 26 HB 14 0 138 498 5 21 3.6 35.6 9.9 12 136 11.3 1 23 0.9 9.7 634 6 4
39 Cid Edwards 26 FB 14 0 107 504 3 48 4.7 36.0 7.6 23 309 13.4 0 37 1.6 22.1 813 3 3
33 Willis Crenshaw 28 14 0 55 172 3 26 3.1 12.3 3.9 11 94 8.5 0 31 0.8 6.7 266 3 1
27 Roy Shivers 28 12 0 27 115 2 17 4.3 9.6 2.3 7 61 8.7 1 26 0.6 5.1 176 3 2
36 MacArthur Lane 27 KR 9 0 25 93 1 13 3.7 10.3 2.8 9 61 6.8 0 14 1.0 6.8 154 1 2
12 Charley Johnson 31 QB 12 9 17 51 1 15 3.0 4.3 1.4 51 1 4
17 Jim Hart 25 qb 9 5 7 16 2 10 2.3 1.8 0.8 16 2 1
81 Jackie Smith* 29 TE 14 0 4 0 0 9 0.0 0.0 0.3 43 561 13.0 1 34 3.1 40.1 561 1 1
80 Dave Williams 24 SE 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 56 702 12.5 7 61 4.0 50.1 703 7 1
44 John Gilliam 24 FL 14 0 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 -0.3 0.1 52 997 19.2 9 84 3.7 71.2 993 9 1
31 Jerry Daanen 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 12 6.0 0 7 0.2 1.3 12 0 0
24 Terry Brown 22 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.5 7 0 2
Team Total 26.3 14 382 1446 17 48 3.8 103.3 27.3 216 2940 13.6 19 84 15.4 210.0 4386 36 24
Opp Total 14 438 1644 10 3.8 117.4 31.3 260 3532 13.6 38 18.6 252.3 5176 48 19

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
24 Terry Brown 22 14 0 6 39 0 35 6.5 15 320 0 28 21.3 366
36 MacArthur Lane 27 KR 9 0 20 523 0 69 26.2 677
27 Roy Shivers 28 12 0 9 44 0 9 4.9 10 205 0 35 20.5 425
22 Roger Wehrli 22 LCB/PR 13 0 13 65 0 25 5.0 1 18 0 18 18.0 83
44 John Gilliam 24 FL 14 0 11 339 1 100 30.8 1332
23 Johnny Roland 26 HB 14 0 10 53 0 8 5.3 687
33 Willis Crenshaw 28 14 0 4 34 0 18 8.5 300
37 Mike Wilson 23 3 0 4 66 0 24 16.5 66
51 Dave Olerich 25 14 0 2 2 0 2 1.0 2
63 Clyde Williams 29 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.3 14 38 201 0 35 5.3 68 1507 1 100 22.2 6094
Opp Total 14 35 158 0 4.5 49 1007 0 20.6

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
15 King Hill 33 P 14 0 73 2746 57 1 37.6
25 Jim Bakken 29 K 14 0 2 2 8 4 4 3 7 3 3 24 12 50.0%% 40 38 95.0%%
Team Total 26.3 14 2 2 8 4 4 3 7 3 3 24 12 50.0%% 40 38 95.0%% 73 2746 57 1 37.6
Opp Total 14 31 18 58.1%% 48 47 97.9%% 67 2707 40.4

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
23 Johnny Roland 26 HB 14 0 0 4 4 0 0
39 Cid Edwards 26 FB 14 0 0 3 3 0 0
24 Terry Brown 22 14 0 1 21 0 21 0 0 2 2 0 0
12 Charley Johnson 31 QB 12 9 0 4 1 -5 0
36 MacArthur Lane 27 KR 9 0 0 2 3 2 0
79 Chuck Walker+ 28 RDE 14 0 0 0 5 0 0
48 Bob Atkins 23 13 0 3 74 0 42 0
75 Bob Rowe 24 RDT 13 0 2 19 1 18 0 0 0 1 4 0
27 Roy Shivers 28 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
22 Roger Wehrli 22 LCB/PR 13 0 3 44 0 44 0
8 Larry Wilson*+ 31 RS 14 0 2 15 0 15 0 0 0 1 88 1
55 Irv Goode 29 LG 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
37 Mike Wilson 23 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
41 Nate Wright 22 RCB 10 0 2 41 0 21 0
33 Willis Crenshaw 28 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
44 John Gilliam 24 FL 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
17 Jim Hart 25 qb 9 5 0 1 0 0 0
51 Dave Olerich 25 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
53 Jamie Rivers 24 MLB 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Rocky Rosema 23 RLB 14 0 1 3 0 3 0
81 Jackie Smith* 29 TE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
67 Larry Stallings 28 LLB 14 0 0 0 1 62 1
21 Jerry Stovall* 28 LS 10 0 1 28 0 28 0
80 Dave Williams 24 SE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.3 14 15 245 1 44 0 0 24 26 151 2
Opp Total 14 21 19 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
25 Jim Bakken 29 K 14 0 38 12 74
44 John Gilliam 24 FL 14 0 9 1 10 60
80 Dave Williams 24 SE 14 0 7 7 42
23 Johnny Roland 26 HB 14 0 5 1 6 36
33 Willis Crenshaw 28 14 0 3 3 18
39 Cid Edwards 26 FB 14 0 3 3 18
27 Roy Shivers 28 12 0 2 1 3 18
17 Jim Hart 25 qb 9 5 2 2 12
12 Charley Johnson 31 QB 12 9 1 1 6
36 MacArthur Lane 27 KR 9 0 1 1 6
75 Bob Rowe 24 RDT 13 0 1 1 6
81 Jackie Smith* 29 TE 14 0 1 1 6
67 Larry Stallings 28 LLB 14 0 1 1 6
8 Larry Wilson*+ 31 RS 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 14 17 19 1 2 1 40 38 12 314
Opp Total 14 10 38 47 18 389

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1969-09-28 CHI W, 20-17 1 12 pass John Gilliam 12 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
2 1969-09-28 CHI W, 20-17 1 62 fumble Larry Stallings 62 yard fumble return
3 1969-09-28 CHI W, 20-17 4 2 rush Willis Crenshaw 2 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
4 1969-10-05 @ PIT W, 27-14 2 26 rush Willis Crenshaw 26 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
5 1969-10-05 @ PIT W, 27-14 2 4 rush Willis Crenshaw 4 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
6 1969-10-05 @ PIT W, 27-14 4 58 pass John Gilliam 58 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
7 1969-10-12 @ WAS L, 17-33 3 6 rush Johnny Roland 6 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
8 1969-10-12 @ WAS L, 17-33 4 1 rush Johnny Roland 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
9 1969-10-19 MIN L, 10-27 2 18 interception Bob Rowe 18 yard interception return (Jim Bakken kick)
10 1969-10-26 @ CLE T, 21-21 1 84 pass John Gilliam 84 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
11 1969-10-26 @ CLE T, 21-21 3 75 pass John Gilliam 75 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
12 1969-10-26 @ CLE T, 21-21 4 15 pass John Gilliam 15 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
13 1969-11-02 NOR L, 42-51 1 32 pass Dave Williams 32 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
14 1969-11-02 NOR L, 42-51 2 14 pass Dave Williams 14 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
15 1969-11-02 NOR L, 42-51 3 28 pass John Gilliam 28 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
16 1969-11-02 NOR L, 42-51 4 31 pass Dave Williams 31 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
17 1969-11-02 NOR L, 42-51 4 26 pass Dave Williams 26 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
18 1969-11-02 NOR L, 42-51 4 14 pass Roy Shivers 14 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
19 1969-11-09 NYG W, 42-17 1 10 pass Johnny Roland 10 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
20 1969-11-09 NYG W, 42-17 1 2 rush Johnny Roland 2 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
21 1969-11-09 NYG W, 42-17 2 3 rush Johnny Roland 3 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
22 1969-11-09 NYG W, 42-17 3 1 rush Cid Edwards 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
23 1969-11-09 NYG W, 42-17 4 4 rush Roy Shivers 4 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
24 1969-11-09 NYG W, 42-17 4 60 pass John Gilliam 60 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
25 1969-11-23 PHI L, 30-34 3 3 rush Cid Edwards 3 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
26 1969-11-23 PHI L, 30-34 4 1 rush Jim Hart 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
27 1969-11-23 PHI L, 30-34 4 43 pass John Gilliam 43 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
28 1969-11-30 PIT W, 47-10 1 7 pass Dave Williams 7 yard pass from Jim Hart
29 1969-11-30 PIT W, 47-10 3 2 rush Cid Edwards 2 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
30 1969-11-30 PIT W, 47-10 4 5 pass Dave Williams 5 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
31 1969-11-30 PIT W, 47-10 4 9 pass Dave Williams 9 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
32 1969-11-30 PIT W, 47-10 4 1 rush Jim Hart 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
33 1969-11-30 PIT W, 47-10 4 1 rush Roy Shivers 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
34 1969-12-14 CLE L, 21-27 1 3 rush Johnny Roland 3 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
35 1969-12-14 CLE L, 21-27 4 2 rush MacArthur Lane 2 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
36 1969-12-14 CLE L, 21-27 4 1 rush Charley Johnson 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
37 1969-12-21 @ GNB L, 28-45 1 18 pass John Gilliam 18 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
38 1969-12-21 @ GNB L, 28-45 1 88 fumble Larry Wilson 88 yard fumble return (Jim Bakken kick)
39 1969-12-21 @ GNB L, 28-45 3 100 kickoff John Gilliam 100 yard kickoff return (Jim Bakken kick)
40 1969-12-21 @ GNB L, 28-45 4 2 pass Jackie Smith 2 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1969-09-21 @ DAL W, 24-3 1 75 pass Lance Rentzel 75 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Mike Clark kick)
2 1969-09-21 @ DAL W, 24-3 3 53 pass Lance Rentzel 53 yard pass from Calvin Hill (Mike Clark kick)
3 1969-09-21 @ DAL W, 24-3 4 3 rush Roger Staubach 3 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
4 1969-09-28 CHI L, 17-20 2 15 pass Dick Gordon 15 yard pass from Jack Concannon (Mac Percival kick)
5 1969-09-28 CHI L, 17-20 3 3 pass Dick Gordon 3 yard pass from Jack Concannon (Mac Percival kick)
6 1969-10-05 @ PIT L, 14-27 1 2 pass Roy Jefferson 2 yard pass from Dick Shiner (Gene Mingo kick)
7 1969-10-05 @ PIT L, 14-27 3 47 pass Roy Jefferson 47 yard pass from Kent Nix (Gene Mingo kick)
8 1969-10-12 @ WAS W, 33-17 1 12 rush Larry Brown 12 yard rush (Curt Knight kick)
9 1969-10-12 @ WAS W, 33-17 2 11 pass Charley Taylor 11 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Curt Knight kick)
10 1969-10-12 @ WAS W, 33-17 4 8 pass Jerry Smith 8 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Curt Knight kick)
11 1969-10-19 MIN W, 27-10 1 12 pass John Beasley 12 yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick)
12 1969-10-19 MIN W, 27-10 2 7 pass John Henderson 7 yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick)
13 1969-10-19 MIN W, 27-10 3 39 pass John Henderson 39 yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick)
14 1969-10-26 @ CLE T, 21-21 1 36 pass Paul Warfield 36 yard pass from Leroy Kelly (Don Cockroft kick)
15 1969-10-26 @ CLE T, 21-21 3 2 rush Leroy Kelly 2 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)
16 1969-10-26 @ CLE T, 21-21 4 12 pass Gary Collins 12 yard pass from Bill Nelsen (Don Cockroft kick)
17 1969-11-02 NOR W, 51-42 1 25 pass Dave Parks 25 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Tom Dempsey kick)
18 1969-11-02 NOR W, 51-42 2 20 pass Ernie Wheelwright 20 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Tom Dempsey kick)
19 1969-11-02 NOR W, 51-42 2 5 pass Danny Abramowicz 5 yard pass from Billy Kilmer
20 1969-11-02 NOR W, 51-42 3 28 pass Don Shy 28 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Tom Dempsey kick)
21 1969-11-02 NOR W, 51-42 3 1 rush Ernie Wheelwright 1 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
22 1969-11-02 NOR W, 51-42 3 11 pass Danny Abramowicz 11 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Tom Dempsey kick)
23 1969-11-02 NOR W, 51-42 4 13 pass Dave Parks 13 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Tom Dempsey kick)
24 1969-11-09 NYG L, 17-42 1 17 pass Aaron Thomas 17 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
25 1969-11-09 NYG L, 17-42 4 5 pass Ernie Koy 5 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
26 1969-11-16 @ DET W, 20-0 3 43 pass Earl McCullouch 43 yard pass from Larry Walton (Errol Mann kick)
27 1969-11-16 @ DET W, 20-0 4 28 pass Charlie Sanders 28 yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)
28 1969-11-23 PHI W, 34-30 2 12 rush Tom Woodeshick 12 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
29 1969-11-23 PHI W, 34-30 3 11 pass Fred Hill 11 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
30 1969-11-23 PHI W, 34-30 4 12 rush Leroy Keyes 12 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
31 1969-11-23 PHI W, 34-30 4 23 pass Gary Ballman 23 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
32 1969-11-30 PIT L, 10-47 4 20 pass Jon Henderson 20 yard pass from Terry Hanratty (Gene Mingo kick)
33 1969-12-07 @ NYG W, 49-6 1 1 rush Joe Morrison 1 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
34 1969-12-07 @ NYG W, 49-6 2 5 pass Joe Morrison 5 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
35 1969-12-07 @ NYG W, 49-6 2 3 pass Don Herrmann 3 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
36 1969-12-07 @ NYG W, 49-6 3 24 pass Joe Morrison 24 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
37 1969-12-07 @ NYG W, 49-6 3 2 pass Ernie Koy 2 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
38 1969-12-07 @ NYG W, 49-6 3 3 rush Ernie Koy 3 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
39 1969-12-07 @ NYG W, 49-6 4 2 pass Rich Kotite 2 yard pass from Gary Wood (Pete Gogolak kick)
40 1969-12-14 CLE W, 27-21 1 4 pass Paul Warfield 4 yard pass from Bill Nelsen (Don Cockroft kick)
41 1969-12-14 CLE W, 27-21 3 5 rush Leroy Kelly 5 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)
42 1969-12-14 CLE W, 27-21 3 82 pass Paul Warfield 82 yard pass from Bill Nelsen (Don Cockroft kick)
43 1969-12-21 @ GNB W, 45-28 1 7 pass Boyd Dowler 7 yard pass from Don Horn (Booth Lusteg kick)
44 1969-12-21 @ GNB W, 45-28 2 43 pass Boyd Dowler 43 yard pass from Don Horn (Booth Lusteg kick)
45 1969-12-21 @ GNB W, 45-28 2 5 rush Dave Hampton 5 yard rush (Booth Lusteg kick)
46 1969-12-21 @ GNB W, 45-28 2 12 pass Travis Williams 12 yard pass from Don Horn (Booth Lusteg kick)
47 1969-12-21 @ GNB W, 45-28 3 34 pass Carroll Dale 34 yard pass from Don Horn (Booth Lusteg kick)
48 1969-12-21 @ GNB W, 45-28 4 10 pass Carroll Dale 10 yard pass from Don Horn (Booth Lusteg kick)