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1984 St. Louis Cardinals

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFC East Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.4, Offense: 6.2, Defense: -0.9, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 423 points (26.4/g), 4th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 345 points (21.6/g), 17th.
 Differential of 78 points (4.9/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 9.9-6.1.

Coach: Jim Hanifan (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Rod Dowhower
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bettis and Floyd Peters

Stadium: Busch Stadium
 Training Camp: Eastern Illinois University (Charleston, Illinois)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Neil Lomax* 25 3 16 345 for 560, 4,614 yards, 28 td, 16 int, & 35 rushes for 184 yards and 3 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1981
RB Ottis Anderson 27 5 15 289 rushes for 1,174 yards, 6 td, & 70 catches for 611 yards and 2 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
FB Earl Ferrell 26 2 9 44 rushes for 203 yards, 1 td, & 26 catches for 218 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 125th pick / 1982
WR Roy Green*+ 27 5 16 78 catches for 1,555 yards, 12 td, & 1 rush for -10 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
WR Pat Tilley 31 8 16 52 catches for 758 yards, 5 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 114th pick / 1976
TE Doug Marsh 26 4 16 39 catches for 608 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -5 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1980
LT Luis Sharpe 24 2 16 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
LG Terry Stieve 30 8 14 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 6th / 160th pick / 1976
C Randy Clark 27 4 16 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 215th pick / 1980
RG Joe Bostic 27 5 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
RT Tootie Robbins 26 2 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
 Defensive Starters
LDE Al Baker 28 6 15 10.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
LDT David Galloway 25 2 14 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1982
RDT Mark Duda 23 1 6 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1983
RDE Curtis Greer 27 4 16 14.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 6th pick / 1980
LLB Tom Howard 30 7 13 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 67th pick / 1977
MLB Kurt Allerman 29 7 10 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1977
RLB E.J. Junior*+ 25 3 16 9.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1981
LCB Lionel Washington 24 1 15 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1983
RCB Wayne Smith 27 4 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 11th / 278th pick / 1980
SS Leonard Smith 24 1 11 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1983
FS Benny Perrin 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1982
 Special Teams Starters
K Neil O'Donoghue 31 7 0 23 of 35 field goals & 48 of 51 extra points Buffalo Bills / 5th / 127th pick / 1977
P Carl Birdsong 25 3 0 67 punts for a 38.7 average, 1 blocked
PR Stump Mitchell 25 3 1 38 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 226th pick / 1981
KR Stump Mitchell 25 3 1 35 kick returns for a 23.0 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 226th pick / 1981

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
58 Dave Ahrens 26 16 0 238 6-3 Wisconsin 12/5/1958 3 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 143rd pick / 1981
51 Kurt Allerman 29 MLB 16 10 222 6-3 Penn St. 8/30/1955 7 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1977
32 Ottis Anderson 27 RB 15 15 220 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/19/1957 5 14 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
61 Dan Audick 30 t 7 1 252 6-3 Hawaii 11/15/1954 7 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 106th pick / 1977
60 Al Baker 28 LDE 15 15 265 6-6 Colorado St. 12/9/1956 6 7 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
52 Charles Baker 27 rlb 9 6 226 6-2 New Mexico 9/26/1957 4 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 1980
43 Martin Bayless 22 3 0 195 6-2 Bowling Green 10/11/1962 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 101st pick / 1984
82 Steve Bird 24 8 0 171 5-11 East. Kentucky 10/20/1960 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 130th pick / 1983
18 Carl Birdsong 25 P 16 0 192 6-0 SW Oklahoma St. 1/1/1959 3 1
71 Joe Bostic 27 RG 16 16 265 6-3 Clemson 4/20/1957 5 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
64 Randy Clark 27 C 16 16 260 6-3 Northern Illinois 7/27/1957 4 9 Chicago Bears / 8th / 215th pick / 1980
62 Ramsey Dardar 25 rdt 16 6 264 6-2 LSU 10/3/1959 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 71st pick / 1983
55 Billy Davis 23 1 0 210 6-4 Clemson 12/6/1961 Rook 0
66 Doug Dawson 23 g 15 1 238 6-3 Texas 12/27/1961 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 45th pick / 1984
73 Mark Duda 23 RDT 8 6 273 6-3 Maryland 2/4/1961 1 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1983
86 Clyde Duncan 23 8 0 202 6-1 Tennessee 2/5/1961 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1984
31 Earl Ferrell 26 FB 16 9 225 6-0 East Tennessee St. 3/27/1958 2 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 125th pick / 1982
65 David Galloway 25 LDT 14 14 277 6-3 Florida 2/16/1959 2 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1982
84 John Goode 22 te 16 1 233 6-2 Youngstown St. 11/5/1962 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 136th pick / 1984
81 Roy Green*+ 27 WR 16 16 195 6-0 Henderson St. 6/30/1957 5 15 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
75 Curtis Greer 27 RDE 16 16 255 6-4 Michigan 11/10/1957 4 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 6th pick / 1980
35 Jeff Griffin 26 db 8 1 185 6-0 Utah 7/19/1958 3 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 61st pick / 1981
78 Elois Grooms 31 rdt 11 6 249 6-4 Tennessee Tech 5/20/1953 9 3 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1975
39 Willard Harrell 32 16 0 162 5-8 Pacific 9/16/1952 9 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1975
36 Perry Harrington 26 6 0 210 5-11 Jackson St. 3/13/1958 4 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1980
50 Bob Harris 24 lb 16 3 219 6-2 Auburn 11/11/1960 1 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 211th pick / 1983
46 Victor Heflin 24 16 0 184 6-0 Delaware St. 7/7/1960 1 1 Denver Broncos / 6th / 143rd pick / 1983
74 Randy Holloway 29 de 6 1 250 6-5 Pittsburgh 8/26/1955 6 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1978
59 Tom Howard 30 LLB 15 13 213 6-2 Texas Tech 8/18/1954 7 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 67th pick / 1977
54 E.J. Junior*+ 25 MLB 16 16 238 6-3 Alabama 12/8/1959 3 15 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1981
22 Bill Kay 24 10 0 190 6-1 Purdue 1/10/1960 3 1 Houston Oilers / 6th / 159th pick / 1981
89 Greg LaFleur 26 te 16 5 236 6-4 LSU 9/16/1958 3 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1981
15 Neil Lomax* 25 QB 16 16 215 6-3 Portland St. 2/17/1959 3 17 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1981
40 Randy Love 28 rb 16 1 208 6-1 Houston 9/30/1956 5 1 New England Patriots / 8th / 216th pick / 1979
47 Cedric Mack 24 12 0 193 6-0 Baylor 9/14/1960 1 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 1983
80 Doug Marsh 26 TE 16 16 236 6-3 Michigan 6/18/1958 4 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1980
76 Stafford Mays 26 16 0 252 6-2 Washington 3/13/1958 4 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 225th pick / 1980
14 Rick McIvor 24 4 0 210 6-4 Texas 9/26/1960 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 80th pick / 1984
30 Stump Mitchell 25 KR 16 1 188 5-9 The Citadel 3/15/1959 3 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 226th pick / 1981
38 Lee Nelson 30 ss 16 6 185 5-10 Florida St. 1/30/1954 8 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 15th / 420th pick / 1976
49 Niko Noga 22 16 0 234 6-1 Hawaii 3/1/1962 Rook 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1984
11 Neil O'Donoghue 31 K 16 0 208 6-6 St. Bernard,Auburn 6/18/1953 7 2 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 127th pick / 1977
23 Benny Perrin 25 FS 16 16 178 6-2 Alabama 10/20/1959 2 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1982
85 Danny Pittman 26 10 0 205 6-2 Wyoming 4/3/1958 4 1 New York Giants / 4th / 90th pick / 1980
70 Art Plunkett 25 16 0 269 6-7 UNLV 3/8/1959 3 2 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 216th pick / 1981
72 Dan Ralph 23 6 0 260 6-4 Colorado,Oregon 3/9/1961 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 163rd pick / 1984
63 Tootie Robbins 26 RT 16 16 303 6-5 East Carolina 6/2/1958 2 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
56 Carlos Scott 24 16 0 295 6-4 Texas-El Paso 7/2/1960 1 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 184th pick / 1983
53 Craig Shaffer 25 4 0 230 6-0 Indiana St. 3/31/1959 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 150th pick / 1982
67 Luis Sharpe 24 LT 16 16 275 6-5 UCLA 6/16/1960 2 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
45 Leonard Smith 24 SS 12 11 200 5-11 McNeese St. 9/2/1960 1 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1983
44 Wayne Smith 27 RCB 16 15 171 6-0 Wisc-LaCrosse,Purdue 5/9/1957 4 7 Detroit Lions / 11th / 278th pick / 1980
68 Terry Stieve 30 LG 14 14 256 6-2 Wisconsin 3/10/1954 8 8 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 160th pick / 1976
83 Pat Tilley 31 WR 16 16 178 5-10 Louisiana Tech 2/15/1953 8 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 114th pick / 1976
33 Quentin Walker 23 3 0 205 6-1 Virginia 8/27/1961 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 185th pick / 1984
48 Lionel Washington 24 LCB 15 15 185 6-0 Tulane 10/21/1960 1 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1983
42 Bill Whitaker 25 7 0 182 6-0 Missouri 11/18/1959 3 0 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 172nd pick / 1981
Team Total 25.9 16 223.4 6-1.9 3.2