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1967 New Orleans Saints

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3-11-0, Finished 4th in NFL Capital Division  · 1967 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.8, Offense: -6.7, Defense: -4.1, SoS: -0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 233 points (16.6/g), 14th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 379 points (27.1/g), 13th.
 Differential of -146 points (-10.4/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 3.4-10.6.

Coach: Tom Fears (3-11-0)

Stadium: Tulane Stadium
 Training Camp: Cal Western (San Diego, California)

Team Info

President/Majority Shareholder John Mecom Jr.
General Manager Bert Rose
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 233 3790 864 4.4 37 14 18 220 237 478 2598 13 23 4.9 135 334 1192 9 3.6 67
Team Defense 379 4928 902 5.5 32 10 24 276 207 410 2836 25 22 6.5 138 469 2092 22 4.5 114
Lg Rank Offense 14 12 8 8 12 2 9 13 8 12 15 16 15 15
Lg Rank Defense 13 13 12 13 13 10 12 11 8 13 13 14 16 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 17 boxscore L 0-1 Los Angeles Rams 13 27 17 299 174 125 3 23 462 292 170 1
2 Sun September 24 boxscore L 0-2 Washington Redskins 10 30 13 290 209 81 17 369 211 158 1
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 0-3 Cleveland Browns 7 42 17 266 198 68 5 23 421 223 198 4
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 0-4 @ New York Giants 21 27 16 210 138 72 1 28 535 348 187 1
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 0-5 @ Dallas Cowboys 10 14 12 207 165 42 3 18 234 109 125 3
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 0-6 @ San Francisco 49ers 13 27 12 200 128 72 2 20 318 182 136 1
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 0-7 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 14 19 308 225 83 1 19 267 88 179 4
8 Sun November 5 boxscore W 1-7 Philadelphia Eagles 31 24 13 249 137 112 2 20 359 263 96 2
9 Sun November 12 boxscore L 1-8 Dallas Cowboys 10 27 14 211 168 43 3 18 380 178 202 2
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 1-9 @ Philadelphia Eagles 21 48 15 309 237 72 5 21 421 331 90 3
11 Sun November 26 boxscore W 2-9 Atlanta Falcons 27 24 24 371 230 141 3 21 269 86 183 1
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 2-10 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20 31 18 238 146 92 3 12 310 125 185 5
13 Sun December 10 boxscore L 2-11 @ Baltimore Colts 10 30 15 268 195 73 4 17 252 127 125 1
14 Sun December 17 boxscore W 3-11 @ Washington Redskins 30 14 15 364 248 116 2 19 331 273 58 3

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 Gary Cuozzo 26 QB 13 10 3-7-0 134 260 51.5 1562 7 2.7 12 4.6 49 6.0 4.5 11.7 120.2 59.8
17 Billy Kilmer 28 qb 10 4 0-4-0 97 204 47.5 1341 6 2.9 11 5.4 96 6.6 4.7 13.8 134.1 56.4 1 1
19 Gary Wood 25 2 0 5 11 45.5 62 0 0.0 0 0.0 27 5.6 5.6 12.4 31.0 63.4
32 Tom Barrington 23 14 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
12 Tom McNeill 25 P 14 0 1 1 100.0 24 0 0.0 0 0.0 24 24.0 24.0 24.0 1.7 118.7
Team Total 25.2 14 3-11-0 237 478 49.6 2989 13 2.7 23 4.8 96 6.3 4.6 12.6 213.5 58.5 1 1
Opp Total 14 207 410 50.5 3035 25 6.1 22 5.4 7.4 6.21 14.7 216.8 73.0 23 199 6.5 5.4 5.3

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
31 Jim Taylor 32 FB 14 0 130 390 2 16 3.0 27.9 9.3 38 251 6.6 0 27 2.7 17.9 641 2 1
39 Ernie Wheelwright 28 HB 9 0 59 198 0 13 3.4 22.0 6.6 9 61 6.8 0 18 1.0 6.8 259 0 4
32 Tom Barrington 23 14 0 34 121 0 22 3.6 8.6 2.4 4 50 12.5 0 29 0.3 3.6 171 0 2
33 Randy Schultz 24 8 0 32 117 2 22 3.7 14.6 4.0 14 186 13.3 0 25 1.8 23.3 303 2 0
36 Don McCall 23 14 0 21 86 1 49 4.1 6.1 1.5 4 75 18.8 1 34 0.3 5.4 161 2 0
17 Billy Kilmer 28 qb 10 4 20 142 1 31 7.1 14.2 2.0 142 1 5
15 Gary Cuozzo 26 QB 13 10 19 43 1 10 2.3 3.3 1.5 43 1 2
22 Charlie Brown 22 3 0 8 16 2 7 2.0 5.3 2.7 3 23 7.7 0 9 1.0 7.7 39 2 0
42 John Gilliam 22 13 0 7 41 0 19 5.9 3.2 0.5 22 264 12.0 1 35 1.7 20.3 305 1 2
12 Tom McNeill 25 P 14 0 4 38 0 25 9.5 2.7 0.3 38 0 0
46 Danny Abramowicz 22 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 50 721 14.4 6 80 3.6 51.5 721 6 0
85 Ray Poage 27 FL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 24 380 15.8 0 65 2.0 31.7 380 0 1
89 Kent Kramer 23 TE 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 207 10.4 2 17 2.0 20.7 207 2 0
86 Tom Hall 27 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 249 13.1 0 21 1.7 22.6 249 0 1
27 Walter Roberts 25 KR/PR 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 384 22.6 3 96 1.3 29.5 384 3 0
83 Vern Burke 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 84 10.5 0 21 1.1 12.0 84 0 0
84 Jimmy Hester 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 10 5.0 0 7 0.4 2.0 10 0 0
25 Jerry Simmons 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 25 12.5 0 16 1.0 12.5 25 0 0
29 Ray Ogden 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 19 19.0 0 19 0.5 9.5 19 0 0
Team Total 25.2 14 334 1192 9 49 3.6 85.1 23.9 237 2989 12.6 13 96 16.9 213.5 4181 22 21
Opp Total 14 469 2092 22 4.5 149.4 33.5 207 2836 13.7 25 14.8 202.6 4928 47 21

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
27 Walter Roberts 25 KR/PR 13 0 11 50 0 11 4.5 28 737 1 91 26.3 1171
42 John Gilliam 22 13 0 7 13 0 8 1.9 16 481 1 94 30.1 799
22 Charlie Brown 22 3 0 3 1 0 13 0.3 5 103 0 26 20.6 143
32 Tom Barrington 23 14 0 7 113 0 27 16.1 284
36 Don McCall 23 14 0 7 198 0 68 28.3 359
21 John Douglas 22 RCB 14 0 2 15 0 12 7.5 1 17 0 17 17.0 32
45 Jimmy Jordan 23 1 0 3 56 0 27 18.7 56
0 Obert Logan 26 RS 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
24 Elijah Nevett 23 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
44 George Rose 25 13 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
73 Jerry Sturm 31 7 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
38 Phil Vandersea 24 8 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Team Total 25.2 14 23 79 0 13 3.4 72 1739 2 94 24.2 5999
Opp Total 14 35 261 0 7.5 51 1166 0 22.9

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
12 Tom McNeill 25 P 14 0 74 3174 66 0 42.9
10 Charlie Durkee 23 K 14 0 3 3 8 2 7 6 11 3 3 32 14 43.8% 27 27 100.0%
Team Total 25.2 14 3 3 8 2 7 6 11 3 3 32 14 43.8% 27 27 100.0% 74 3174 66 0 42.9
Opp Total 14 29 15 51.7% 48 46 95.8% 63 2514 39.9

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
23 Dave Whitsell* 31 LCB 14 0 10 178 2 41 0
17 Billy Kilmer 28 qb 10 4 0 5 2 0 0
55 Jackie Burkett 31 RLB 14 0 3 57 0 23 0 0 0 2 0 0
39 Ernie Wheelwright 28 HB 9 0 0 4 0 0 0
32 Tom Barrington 23 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
0 Obert Logan 26 RS 13 0 3 21 0 18 0
15 Gary Cuozzo 26 QB 13 10 0 2 0 0 0
35 Ted Davis 25 10 0 0 0 2 0 0
21 John Douglas 22 RCB 14 0 1 19 0 19 0 0 0 1 0 0
42 John Gilliam 22 13 0 0 2 0 0 0
86 Tom Hall 27 11 0 0 1 1 0 0
36 Don McCall 23 14 0 0 0 2 3 0
44 George Rose 25 13 0 1 15 0 15 0 0 1 0 0 0
81 Doug Atkins 37 LDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
16 Bo Burris 23 14 0 0 0 1 3 0
66 Bill Cody 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
88 Ben Hart 22 1 0 1 21 0 21 0
67 George Harvey 22 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Jimmy Heidel 24 LS 14 0 1 2 0 2 0
24 Elijah Nevett 23 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
85 Ray Poage 27 FL 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
27 Walter Roberts 25 KR/PR 13 0 0 0 1 28 1
60 Brian Schweda 24 RDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Dave Simmons 24 11 0 1 12 0 12 0
73 Jerry Sturm 31 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
31 Jim Taylor 32 FB 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
59 Fred Whittingham 28 MLB 7 0 1 8 0 8 0
Team Total 25.2 14 22 333 2 41 0 0 21 17 34 1 1
Opp Total 14 52 21 11

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
10 Charlie Durkee 23 K 14 0 27 14 69
46 Danny Abramowicz 22 SE 14 0 6 6 36
27 Walter Roberts 25 KR/PR 13 0 3 1 1 5 30
22 Charlie Brown 22 3 0 2 2 12
42 John Gilliam 22 13 0 1 1 2 12
89 Kent Kramer 23 TE 10 0 2 2 12
36 Don McCall 23 14 0 1 1 2 12
33 Randy Schultz 24 8 0 2 2 12
31 Jim Taylor 32 FB 14 0 2 2 12
23 Dave Whitsell* 31 LCB 14 0 2 2 12
15 Gary Cuozzo 26 QB 13 10 1 1 6
17 Billy Kilmer 28 qb 10 4 1 1 6
71 Dick Anderson 23 2 0 1 2
Team Total 25.2 14 9 13 2 1 2 27 27 14 1 233
Opp Total 14 22 25 1 46 15 379