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1982 St. Louis Cardinals

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5-4-0, Finished 3rd in NFC East Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.7, Offense: -4.1, Defense: 1.4, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 135 points (15.0/g), 25th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 170 points (18.9/g), 12th.
 Differential of -35 points (-3.9/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 3.3-5.7.

Coach: Jim Hanifan (5-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bettis and Floyd Peters

 Training Camp: Eastern Illinois University (Charleston, Illinois)

Team Info

Principal Owner/de facto General Manager Bill Bidwill
Director of Pro Personnel Larry Wilson
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 135 2542 579 4.4 16 10 10 162 129 240 1333 6 6 4.9 81 307 1209 10 3.9 71
Team Defense 170 2848 570 5.0 15 9 7 163 174 291 1853 16 6 5.9 98 256 995 5 3.9 58
Lg Rank Offense 25 23 2 14 20 26 26 27 1 25 7 7 10 10
Lg Rank Defense 12 14 26 14 11 19 17 25 26 15 8 12 2 16

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore W 1-0 @ New Orleans Saints 21 7 15 150 54 96 1 16 290 183 107 4
2 Sun September 19 boxscore L 1-1 Dallas Cowboys 7 24 19 311 249 62 1 19 379 246 133 2
3 Sun November 21 boxscore L 1-2 San Francisco 49ers 20 31 15 254 146 108 22 448 371 77 3
4 Sun November 28 boxscore W 2-2 @ Atlanta Falcons 23 20 20 299 96 203 20 274 143 131 2
5 Sun December 5 boxscore W 3-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23 20 25 360 129 231 2 14 245 145 100 2
6 Sun December 12 boxscore L 3-3 Washington Redskins 7 12 19 356 225 131 3 18 292 170 122 1
7 Sun December 19 boxscore W 4-3 @ Chicago Bears 10 7 17 240 93 147 3 14 273 155 118 1
8 Sun December 26 boxscore W 5-3 New York Giants 24 21 22 376 186 190 1 22 394 316 78
9 Sun January 2 boxscore L 5-4 @ Washington Redskins 0 28 10 196 155 41 5 18 253 124 129
Playoffs
WildCard Sat January 8 boxscore L 5-5 @ Green Bay Packers 16 41 27 453 347 106 4 22 394 286 108 1

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
15 Neil Lomax 23 QB 9 9 5-4-0 109 205 53.2 1367 5 2.4 6 2.9 42 6.7 5.8 12.5 151.9 70.1 31 234 4.80 4.08 13.1 1 1
17 Jim Hart 38 4 0 19 33 57.6 199 1 3.0 0 0.0 22 6.0 6.6 10.5 49.8 85.3 0 0 6.03 6.64 0.0 0 1
81 Roy Green 25 WR 9 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1 9 -4.50 -4.50 50.0
39 Willard Harrell 30 7 0 1 1 100.0 10 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 10.0 10.0 10.0 1.4 108.3 0 0 10.00 10.00 0.0
Team Total 26.1 9 5-4-0 129 240 53.8 1576 6 2.5 6 2.5 42 6.6 5.9 12.2 175.1 72.2 32 243 4.90 4.35 11.8 1 2
Opp Total 9 174 291 59.8 2035 16 5.5 6 2.1 7.0 7.16 11.7 226.1 90.8 23 182 5.9 6.1 7.3

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
32 Ottis Anderson 25 RB 8 8 145 587 3 64 4.0 73.4 18.1 14 106 7.6 0 19 1.8 13.3 693 3 2
24 Wayne Morris 28 FB 9 8 84 274 4 11 3.3 30.4 9.3 3 8 2.7 0 11 0.3 0.9 282 4 1
30 Stump Mitchell 23 KR/PR 9 1 39 189 1 32 4.8 21.0 4.3 11 149 13.5 0 30 1.2 16.6 338 1 3
15 Neil Lomax 23 QB 9 9 28 119 1 19 4.3 13.2 3.1 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 1.1 129 1 8
81 Roy Green 25 WR 9 9 6 8 0 13 1.3 0.9 0.7 32 453 14.2 3 42 3.6 50.3 461 3 1
39 Willard Harrell 30 7 0 4 14 0 8 3.5 2.0 0.6 11 127 11.5 0 36 1.6 18.1 141 0 0
22 Roger Wehrli 35 db 8 1 1 18 1 18 18.0 2.3 0.1 18 1 0
83 Pat Tilley 29 WR 9 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 36 465 12.9 2 34 4.0 51.7 465 2 0
80 Doug Marsh 24 TE 8 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 94 15.7 0 21 0.8 11.8 94 0 0
89 Greg LaFleur 24 te 9 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 67 13.4 1 20 0.6 7.4 67 1 0
84 Mike Shumann 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 58 11.6 0 23 0.8 9.7 58 0 0
85 Mel Gray 34 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 34 8.5 0 13 0.8 6.8 34 0 0
86 Ken Thompson 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 1.0 5.0 5 0 0
Team Total 26.1 9 307 1209 10 64 3.9 134.3 34.1 129 1576 12.2 6 42 14.3 175.1 2785 16 17
Opp Total 9 256 995 5 3.9 110.6 28.4 174 1853 10.6 16 19.3 205.9 2848 21 14

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Stump Mitchell 23 KR/PR 9 1 27 165 0 15 6.1 16 364 0 33 22.8 867
39 Willard Harrell 30 7 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 8 150 0 31 18.8 292
31 Earl Ferrell 24 9 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 4 88 0 27 22.0 94
40 Randy Love 26 9 0 4 69 0 24 17.3 69
81 Roy Green 25 WR 9 9 3 20 0 11 6.7 481
58 Dave Ahrens 24 MLB 9 9 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
35 Jeff Griffin 24 LCB 9 8 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
24 Wayne Morris 28 FB 9 8 1 14 0 14 14.0 296
Team Total 26.1 9 32 192 0 15 6.0 35 702 0 33 20.1 3679
Opp Total 9 36 288 0 8.0 27 558 0 20.7

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
18 Carl Birdsong 23 P 9 0 54 2365 65 0 43.8
11 Neil O'Donoghue 29 K 8 0 1 1 3 2 3 3 6 2 13 8 61.5% 16 15 93.8%
Team Total 26.1 9 1 1 3 2 3 3 6 2 13 8 61.5% 16 15 93.8% 54 2365 65 0 43.8
Opp Total 9 18 8 44.4% 21 20 95.2% 51 2101 41.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
75 Curtis Greer 25 RDE 9 9 7.5 0 0 3 0 0
15 Neil Lomax 23 QB 9 9 0 8 1 -1 0
78 Elois Grooms 29 LDE 9 9 4.5 0 0 1 0 0
73 Mike Dawson 29 LDT 9 9 3.5 1 0 0 0 0
30 Stump Mitchell 23 KR/PR 9 1 0 3 1 0 0
32 Ottis Anderson 25 RB 8 8 0 2 1 0 0
69 Rush Brown 28 RDT 9 9 3.0
54 E.J. Junior 23 LLB 9 9 1.5 0 0 1 0 0
52 Charles Baker 25 RLB 9 9 0 0 2 0 0
65 David Galloway 23 5 0 2.0
81 Roy Green 25 WR 9 9 0 1 1 2 0
37 Ken Greene 26 8 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
40 Randy Love 26 9 0 0 1 1 0 0
58 Dave Ahrens 24 MLB 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
27 Carl Allen 27 RCB 9 9 1 0 0 0 0
72 Dan Dierdorf 33 C 9 9 0 1 0 -13 0
35 Jeff Griffin 24 LCB 9 8 1 8 0 8 0
76 Stafford Mays 24 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 Wayne Morris 28 FB 9 8 0 1 0 0 0
38 Lee Nelson 28 SS 8 7 1 7 0 7 0
23 Benny Perrin 23 FS 9 9 1 35 0 35 0
67 Luis Sharpe 22 LT 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
79 Bruce Thornton 24 6 0 1.0
Team Total 26.1 9 23.0 6 52 0 35 0 0 17 16 -12 0
Opp Total 9 32 14 5

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
11 Neil O'Donoghue 29 K 8 0 15 8 39
24 Wayne Morris 28 FB 9 8 4 4 24
32 Ottis Anderson 25 RB 8 8 3 3 18
81 Roy Green 25 WR 9 9 3 3 18
83 Pat Tilley 29 WR 9 8 2 2 12
89 Greg LaFleur 24 te 9 3 1 1 6
15 Neil Lomax 23 QB 9 9 1 1 6
30 Stump Mitchell 23 KR/PR 9 1 1 1 6
22 Roger Wehrli 35 db 8 1 1 1 6
Team Total 26.1 9 10 6 16 15 8 135
Opp Total 9 5 16 20 8 170