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1967 New Orleans Saints

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3-11-0, Finished 4th in NFL Capitol 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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Gary Cuozzo 26 4 10 134 for 260, 1,562 yards, 7 td, 12 int, & 19 rushes for 43 yards and 1 td
HB Ernie Wheelwright 28 3 0 59 rushes for 198 yards, 0 td, & 9 catches for 61 yards and 0 td
FB Jim Taylor 32 9 0 130 rushes for 390 yards, 2 td, & 38 catches for 251 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1958
FL Ray Poage 27 4 0 24 catches for 380 yards, 0 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 11th pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 31st pick / 1963
SE Danny Abramowicz 22 Rook 0 50 catches for 721 yards, 6 td New Orleans Saints / 17th / 420th pick / 1967
TE Kent Kramer 23 1 0 20 catches for 207 yards, 2 td Miami Dolphins / 13th / 110th pick / 1966
San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 133rd pick / 1966
LT Ray Rissmiller 25 1 11 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 20th pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 8th / 64th pick / 1965
LG Roy Schmidt 25 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 13th / 178th pick / 1965
C Joe Wendryhoski 29 3 14 New York Titans / 13th / 101st pick / 1961
RG Del Williams 22 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 79th pick / 1967
RT Jerry Jones 23 1 0 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1966
Denver Broncos / 7th / 53rd pick / 1966
 Defensive Starters
LDE Doug Atkins 37 14 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1953
LDT Mike Tilleman 23 1 0 Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 163rd pick / 1965
RDT Dave Rowe 22 Rook 14 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
RDE Brian Schweda 24 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 101st pick / 1965
Denver Broncos / 16th / 121st pick / 1965
LLB Steve Stonebreaker 30 5 10 Denver Broncos / 34th / 266th pick / 1962
Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 155th pick / 1961
MLB Fred Whittingham 28 3 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Jackie Burkett 31 6 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 12th pick / 1959
LCB Dave Whitsell* 31 9 0 10 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 24th / 289th pick / 1958
RCB John Douglas 22 Rook 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 5th / 133rd pick / 1967
LS Jimmy Heidel 24 1 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 124th pick / 1965
RS Obert Logan 26 2 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Charlie Durkee 23 Rook 0 14 of 32 field goals & 27 of 27 extra points
P Tom McNeill 25 Rook 0 74 punts for a 42.9 average, 0 blocked
PR Walter Roberts 25 3 0 11 punt returns for a 4.5 average and 0 td
KR Walter Roberts 25 3 0 28 kick returns for a 26.3 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
46 Danny Abramowicz 22 SE 14 0 195 6-1 Xavier (OH) 7/13/1945 Rook 6 New Orleans Saints / 17th / 420th pick / 1967
71 Dick Anderson 23 2 0 245 6-5 Ohio St. 1/26/1944 Rook 2
81 Doug Atkins 37 LDE 14 0 257 6-8 Tennessee 5/8/1930 14 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1953
32 Tom Barrington 23 14 0 213 6-1 Ohio St. 1/29/1944 1 1 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 38th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 16th / 142nd pick / 1966
22 Charlie Brown 22 3 0 195 5-10 Missouri 10/16/1945 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 10th / 238th pick / 1967
83 Vern Burke 26 7 0 215 6-4 Oregon St. 4/30/1941 2 1 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 64th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 15th / 113th pick / 1963
55 Jackie Burkett 31 RLB 14 0 230 6-4 Auburn 12/16/1936 6 5 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 12th pick / 1959
16 Bo Burris 23 14 0 195 6-3 Houston 10/16/1944 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 27th pick / 1967
66 Bill Cody 23 9 0 230 6-2 Auburn 8/2/1944 1 2 Detroit Lions / 5th / 67th pick / 1966
New York Jets / 15th / 132nd pick / 1966
79 Lou Cordileone 30 11 0 250 6-1 Clemson 8/4/1937 7 2 New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1960
47 Bruce Cortez 22 1 0 175 6-0 Missouri Southern,Parsons 10/29/1945 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 16th / 419th pick / 1967
15 Gary Cuozzo 26 QB 13 10 195 6-0 Virginia 4/26/1941 4 5
35 Ted Davis 25 10 0 232 6-1 Georgia Tech 7/27/1942 3 2 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 4th / 50th pick / 1964
21 John Douglas 22 RCB 14 0 195 6-1 Texas Southern 1/12/1945 Rook 4 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 133rd pick / 1967
10 Charlie Durkee 23 K 14 0 165 5-11 Oklahoma St. 6/25/1944 Rook 3
80 Jim Garcia 23 12 0 250 6-4 Purdue 3/7/1944 2 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1965
Denver Broncos / 7th / 49th pick / 1965
42 John Gilliam 22 13 0 195 6-1 South Carolina St. 8/7/1945 Rook 3 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1967
86 Tom Hall 27 11 0 195 6-1 Minnesota 4/3/1940 5 2 Detroit Lions / 7th / 94th pick / 1962
Buffalo Bills / 22nd / 172nd pick / 1962
88 Ben Hart 22 1 0 205 6-2 Oklahoma 8/19/1945 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 80th pick / 1967
67 George Harvey 22 6 0 245 6-4 Kansas 8/18/1945 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 134th pick / 1967
26 Jimmy Heidel 24 LS 14 0 185 6-1 Mississippi 12/1/1943 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 124th pick / 1965
84 Jimmy Hester 23 5 0 238 6-4 North Dakota 12/13/1944 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 14th / 342nd pick / 1967
78 Jerry Jones 23 RT 9 0 260 6-4 Bowling Green 2/14/1944 1 4 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1966
Denver Broncos / 7th / 53rd pick / 1966
45 Jimmy Jordan 23 1 0 200 6-1 Florida 8/11/1944 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 57th pick / 1967
30 Les Kelley 23 2 0 233 6-3 Alabama 12/9/1944 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 26th pick / 1967
17 Billy Kilmer 28 qb 10 4 204 6-0 UCLA 9/5/1939 6 5 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
89 Kent Kramer 23 TE 10 0 235 6-4 Minnesota 7/21/1944 1 2 Miami Dolphins / 13th / 110th pick / 1966
San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 133rd pick / 1966
50 Jake Kupp 26 5 0 248 6-3 Washington 3/12/1941 3 2 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 116th pick / 1964
72 Earl Leggett 34 6 0 265 6-3 LSU 3/5/1933 10 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 13th pick / 1957
0 Obert Logan 26 RS 13 0 180 5-10 Trinity (TX) 12/6/1941 2 4
36 Don McCall 23 14 0 195 5-11 USC 9/21/1944 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 108th pick / 1967
71 Dave McCormick 24 2 0 250 6-6 LSU 7/10/1943 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 58th pick / 1965
12 Tom McNeill 25 P 14 0 195 6-1 S.F. Austin 8/12/1942 Rook 3
24 Elijah Nevett 23 2 0 185 6-0 Clark (GA) 4/28/1944 Rook 1
29 Ray Ogden 25 2 0 225 6-5 Alabama 9/2/1942 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 40th pick / 1965
Houston Oilers / 8th / 58th pick / 1965
85 Ray Poage 27 FL 12 0 208 6-4 Texas 11/14/1940 4 3 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 11th pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 31st pick / 1963
77 Ray Rissmiller 25 LT 11 11 250 6-4 Georgia 7/22/1942 1 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 20th pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 8th / 64th pick / 1965
27 Walter Roberts 25 KR 13 0 163 5-9 San Jose St. 2/15/1942 3 4
44 George Rose 25 13 0 200 5-11 Auburn 1/1/1942 3 2 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 21st pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 34th pick / 1964
76 Dave Rowe 22 RDT 14 14 280 6-7 Penn St. 6/20/1945 Rook 4 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
73 Bill Sandeman 25 2 0 252 6-6 Pacific 11/30/1942 1 2
63 Roy Schmidt 25 LG 10 0 248 6-3 Long Beach St. 5/3/1942 Rook 4 Green Bay Packers / 13th / 178th pick / 1965
33 Randy Schultz 24 8 0 210 6-0 Northern Iowa 11/17/1943 1 2 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 74th pick / 1966
New York Jets / 20th / 177th pick / 1966
60 Brian Schweda 24 RDE 14 0 250 6-3 Kansas 4/30/1943 1 4 Chicago Bears / 8th / 101st pick / 1965
Denver Broncos / 16th / 121st pick / 1965
53 Dave Simmons 24 11 0 245 6-4 Georgia Tech 8/3/1943 2 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 26th pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 5th / 40th pick / 1965
25 Jerry Simmons 25 2 0 190 6-0 Bethune-Cookman 11/14/1942 2 0
37 Steve Stonebreaker 30 LLB 10 10 223 6-3 Detroit Mercy 10/28/1937 5 3 Denver Broncos / 34th / 266th pick / 1962
Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 155th pick / 1961
58 Eli Strand 24 14 0 250 6-2 Iowa St. 2/11/1943 1 2
73 Jerry Sturm 31 7 0 260 6-3 Illinois 12/31/1936 6 2
31 Jim Taylor 32 FB 14 0 214 6-0 LSU 9/20/1935 9 5 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1958
74 Mike Tilleman 23 LDT 14 0 272 6-7 Montana 3/30/1944 1 4 Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 163rd pick / 1965
38 Phil Vandersea 24 8 0 245 6-3 Massachusetts 2/25/1943 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 16th / 220th pick / 1965
54 Joe Wendryhoski 29 C 14 14 245 6-2 Illinois 3/1/1938 3 4 New York Titans / 13th / 101st pick / 1961
39 Ernie Wheelwright 28 HB 9 0 235 6-3 Southern Illinois 11/28/1939 3 2
23 Dave Whitsell* 31 LCB 14 0 189 6-0 Indiana 6/14/1936 9 9 Detroit Lions / 24th / 289th pick / 1958
59 Fred Whittingham 28 MLB 7 0 240 6-1 BYU,Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 2/4/1939 3 4
61 Del Williams 22 RG 14 0 240 6-2 Florida St. 11/9/1945 Rook 4 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 79th pick / 1967
19 Gary Wood 25 2 0 192 5-11 Cornell 2/5/1942 3 0 New York Giants / 8th / 109th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 17th / 132nd pick / 1964
20 George Youngblood 22 1 0 205 6-3 Los Angeles St. 1/4/1945 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 97th pick / 1966
Team Total 25.2 14 221.7 6-2.2 2.3