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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Charley Johnson 31 8 9 131 for 260, 1,847 yards, 13 td, 13 int, & 17 rushes for 51 yards and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 8th / 63rd pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 109th pick / 1960
HB Johnny Roland 26 3 0 138 rushes for 498 yards, 5 td, & 12 catches for 136 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 54th pick / 1965
FB Cid Edwards 26 1 0 107 rushes for 504 yards, 3 td, & 23 catches for 309 yards and 0 td
FL John Gilliam 24 2 0 52 catches for 997 yards, 9 td, & 1 rush for -4 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1967
SE Dave Williams 24 2 0 56 catches for 702 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1967
TE Jackie Smith* 29 6 0 43 catches for 561 yards, 1 td, & 4 rushes for 0 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 129th pick / 1963
LT Bob Reynolds* 30 6 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 17th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 4th / 30th pick / 1963
LG Irv Goode 29 7 0 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 28th pick / 1962
C Bob DeMarco+ 31 8 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 157th pick / 1960
RG Ken Gray+ 33 11 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 62nd pick / 1958
RT Ernie McMillan* 31 8 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 176th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 29th / 226th pick / 1961
 Defensive Starters
LDE Rolf Krueger 23 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 35th pick / 1969
LDT Fred Heron 25 3 0 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 45th pick / 1966
RDT Bob Rowe 24 2 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1967
RDE Chuck Walker+ 28 5 0 0 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 157th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 22nd / 172nd pick / 1963
LLB Larry Stallings 28 6 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 9th / 68th pick / 1963
St. Louis Cardinals / 18th / 241st pick / 1963
MLB Jamie Rivers 24 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 123rd pick / 1967
RLB Rocky Rosema 23 1 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 123rd pick / 1968
LCB Roger Wehrli 22 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 19th pick / 1969
RCB Nate Wright 22 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Jerry Stovall* 28 6 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963
RS Larry Wilson*+ 31 9 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1960
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Bakken 29 7 0 12 of 24 field goals & 38 of 40 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 88th pick / 1962
P King Hill 33 11 0 73 punts for a 37.6 average, 1 blocked Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1958
PR Roger Wehrli 22 Rook 0 13 punt returns for a 5.0 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 19th pick / 1969
KR MacArthur Lane 27 1 0 20 kick returns for a 26.1 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1968

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
48 Bob Atkins 23 13 0 215 6-3 Grambling St. 4/2/1946 1 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1968
25 Jim Bakken 29 K 14 0 200 5-11 Wisconsin 11/2/1940 7 3 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 88th pick / 1962
89 Robert Brown 26 12 0 225 6-2 Alcorn St. 1/1/1943 Rook 0
24 Terry Brown 22 14 0 205 6-0 Oklahoma St. 1/9/1947 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1969
86 Don Brumm 28 4 0 245 6-3 Purdue 10/4/1941 6 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 24th pick / 1963
33 Willis Crenshaw 28 14 0 230 6-2 Kansas St. 7/16/1941 5 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 114th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 26th / 204th pick / 1963
31 Jerry Daanen 25 9 0 190 6-0 Miami (FL) 12/15/1944 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 205th pick / 1968
61 Bob DeMarco+ 31 C 12 0 248 6-2 Indiana,Dayton 9/16/1938 8 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 157th pick / 1960
39 Cid Edwards 26 FB 14 0 230 6-3 Tennessee St. 10/10/1943 1 7
76 Vern Emerson 24 5 0 260 6-5 Minnesota-Duluth 9/2/1945 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 313th pick / 1968
44 John Gilliam 24 FL 14 0 195 6-1 South Carolina St. 8/7/1945 2 11 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1967
55 Irv Goode 29 LG 14 0 255 6-5 Kentucky 10/12/1940 7 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 28th pick / 1962
64 Ken Gray+ 33 RG 12 0 245 6-2 Howard Payne 3/10/1936 11 10 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 62nd pick / 1958
17 Jim Hart 25 qb 9 5 215 6-1 Southern Illinois 4/29/1944 3 2
56 Chip Healy 22 14 0 235 6-2 Vanderbilt 8/16/1947 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 71st pick / 1969
74 Fred Heron 25 LDT 13 0 260 6-4 San Jose St. 10/6/1944 3 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 45th pick / 1966
15 King Hill 33 P 14 0 212 6-3 Rice 11/8/1936 11 1 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1958
88 Fred Hyatt 23 6 0 200 6-3 Auburn 6/28/1946 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 40th pick / 1968
12 Charley Johnson 31 QB 12 9 200 6-1 Schreiner College,New Mexico St. 11/22/1938 8 7 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 63rd pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 109th pick / 1960
70 Rolf Krueger 23 LDE 14 0 253 6-4 Texas A&M 12/8/1946 Rook 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 35th pick / 1969
36 MacArthur Lane 27 KR 9 0 220 6-1 Utah St. 3/16/1942 1 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1968
73 Ernie McMillan* 31 RT 14 0 275 6-5 Illinois 2/21/1938 8 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 176th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 29th / 226th pick / 1961
60 Dave Meggyesy 28 8 0 220 6-2 Syracuse 11/1/1941 6 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 226th pick / 1963
50 Wayne Mulligan 22 14 0 250 6-3 Clemson 5/5/1947 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1969
51 Dave Olerich 25 14 0 220 6-1 San Francisco 11/14/1944 2 2
71 Bob Reynolds* 30 LT 14 0 265 6-5 Bowling Green 1/22/1939 6 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 17th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 4th / 30th pick / 1963
53 Jamie Rivers 24 MLB 10 0 245 6-2 Bowling Green 9/22/1945 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 123rd pick / 1967
23 Johnny Roland 26 HB 14 0 220 6-2 Missouri 5/21/1943 3 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 54th pick / 1965
34 Rocky Rosema 23 RLB 14 0 230 6-2 Michigan 2/5/1946 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 123rd pick / 1968
75 Bob Rowe 24 RDT 13 0 270 6-4 West. Michigan 5/23/1945 2 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1967
42 Lonnie Sanders 28 1 0 207 6-3 Michigan St. 11/6/1941 6 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 77th pick / 1963
43 Mack Sauls 24 4 0 185 6-0 Texas St. 8/15/1945 1 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 339th pick / 1968
82 Joe Schmiesing 24 11 0 245 6-4 Minnesota,New Mexico St. 4/1/1945 1 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1968
27 Roy Shivers 28 12 0 200 5-11 Utah St. 7/5/1941 3 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 19th / 264th pick / 1965
81 Jackie Smith* 29 TE 14 0 235 6-4 NW State (LA) 2/23/1940 6 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 129th pick / 1963
87 Cal Snowden 23 7 0 253 6-4 Indiana 11/29/1946 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 227th pick / 1969
66 Rick Sortun 27 14 0 235 6-2 Washington 9/26/1942 5 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 164th pick / 1964
67 Larry Stallings 28 LLB 14 0 230 6-1 Georgia Tech 12/11/1941 6 4 Buffalo Bills / 9th / 68th pick / 1963
St. Louis Cardinals / 18th / 241st pick / 1963
21 Jerry Stovall* 28 LS 10 0 205 6-2 LSU 4/30/1941 6 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963
79 Chuck Walker+ 28 RDE 14 0 250 6-3 Duke 8/10/1941 5 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 157th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 22nd / 172nd pick / 1963
22 Roger Wehrli 22 LCB 13 0 190 6-0 Missouri 11/26/1947 Rook 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 19th pick / 1969
63 Clyde Williams 29 13 0 250 6-3 Southern 7/27/1940 2 3
80 Dave Williams 24 SE 14 0 207 6-2 Washington 8/10/1945 2 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1967
8 Larry Wilson*+ 31 RS 14 0 190 6-0 Utah 3/24/1938 9 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1960
37 Mike Wilson 23 3 0 200 5-11 West. Illinois 11/19/1946 Rook 1
41 Nate Wright 22 RCB 10 0 180 5-11 San Diego St. 12/21/1947 Rook 3
Team Total 26.3 14 226.0 6-2.1 3.4