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1960 Boston Patriots

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5-9-0, Finished 4th in AFL East Division  · 1960 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.9, Offense: -3.7, Defense: -0.2, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 286 points (20.4/g), 8th of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 349 points (24.9/g), 5th.
 Differential of -63 points (-4.5/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.4-8.6.

Coach: Lou Saban (5-9-0)

Stadium: Nickerson Field
 Training Camp: University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Billy Sullivan
General Manager Ed McKeever
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 286 4083 876 4.7 45 22 22 234 223 475 2604 25 23 5.1 126 365 1479 11 4.1 86
Team Defense 349 4471 906 4.9 45 20 24 237 210 429 2742 19 25 6.0 135 449 1729 20 3.9 78
Lg Rank Offense 8 7 3 8 7 2 7 3 2 7 8 7 7 5
Lg Rank Defense 5 4 4 2 2 2 5 1 5 6 7 5 6 3

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Fri September 9 boxscore L 0-1 Denver Broncos 10 13 13 219 140 79 3 15 323 174 149 2
2 Sat September 17 boxscore W 1-1 @ New York Titans 28 24 19 300 191 109 3 17 297 181 116 4
3 Fri September 23 boxscore L 1-2 Buffalo Bills 0 13 18 284 111 173 7 14 233 121 112 1
5 Sat October 8 boxscore W 2-2 @ Los Angeles Chargers 35 0 17 353 176 177 1 14 200 167 33 5
6 Sun October 16 boxscore L 2-3 @ Oakland Raiders 14 27 18 279 136 143 7 17 399 174 225 5
6 Sun October 23 boxscore L 2-4 @ Denver Broncos 24 31 16 434 223 211 5 19 326 261 65 6
7 Fri October 28 boxscore L 2-5 Los Angeles Chargers 16 45 16 231 185 46 3 15 456 237 219 2
8 Fri November 4 boxscore W 3-5 Oakland Raiders 34 28 17 361 261 100 1 18 334 146 188 4
9 Fri November 11 boxscore W 4-5 New York Titans 38 21 20 377 235 142 1 15 286 176 110 1
10 Fri November 18 boxscore W 5-5 Dallas Texans 42 14 22 339 219 120 1 18 225 177 48 4
11 Fri November 25 boxscore L 5-6 Houston Oilers 10 24 18 251 243 8 3 22 411 316 95
12 Sun December 4 boxscore L 5-7 @ Buffalo Bills 14 38 13 167 101 66 2 18 271 122 149 1
13 Sun December 11 boxscore L 5-8 @ Dallas Texans 0 34 13 151 100 51 5 17 300 201 99 4
14 Sun December 18 boxscore L 5-9 @ Houston Oilers 21 37 14 337 283 54 3 18 410 289 121 6

Passing

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
11 Butch Songin 36 QB 14 12 4-8-0 187 392 47.7 2476 22 5.6 15 3.8 78 6.3 5.7 13.2 176.9 70.9 0 0
14 Tom Greene P 10 2 1-1-0 27 63 42.9 251 1 1.6 6 9.5 31 4.0 0.0 9.3 25.1 20.1
23 Dick Christy 25 HB/KR 13 0 6 11 54.5 94 2 18.2 2 18.2 39 8.5 4.0 15.7 7.2 83.1
10 Harvey White 22 9 0 3 7 42.9 44 0 0.0 0 0.0 23 6.3 6.3 14.7 4.9 64.0
15 Tom Dimitroff 25 3 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 24.3 14 5-9-0 223 475 46.9 2865 25 5.3 23 4.8 78 6.0 4.9 12.8 204.6 63.7 0 0
Opp Total 14 210 429 49.0 2958 19 4.4 25 5.8 6.9 5.16 14.1 211.3 62.1 28 216 6.0 4.4 6.1

Rushing & Receiving

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 Alan Miller 23 FB 14 0 101 416 2 33 4.1 29.7 7.2 29 284 9.8 2 48 2.1 20.3 700 4 6
23 Dick Christy 25 HB/KR 13 0 78 363 3 48 4.7 27.9 6.0 26 268 10.3 2 54 2.0 20.6 631 5 9
22 Ron Burton 24 13 0 66 280 1 77 4.2 21.5 5.1 21 196 9.3 0 35 1.6 15.1 476 1 2
30 Jim Crawford 25 14 0 51 238 2 39 4.7 17.0 3.6 10 92 9.2 0 40 0.7 6.6 330 2 0
41 Billy Wells 29 PR 12 0 14 59 0 13 4.2 4.9 1.2 14 206 14.7 1 78 1.2 17.2 265 1 3
11 Butch Songin 36 QB 14 12 11 40 2 20 3.6 2.9 0.8 40 2 3
24 Walt Livingston 26 3 0 10 16 1 5 1.6 5.3 3.3 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.3 0.0 16 1 1
40 Larry Garron 23 4 0 8 27 0 9 3.4 6.8 2.0 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.3 2.0 35 0 0
14 Tom Greene P 10 2 7 44 0 21 6.3 4.4 0.7 44 0 2
26 Walter Beach 25 6 0 6 -4 0 3 -0.7 -0.7 1.0 9 132 14.7 1 59 1.5 22.0 128 1 2
10 Harvey White 22 9 0 5 7 0 5 1.4 0.8 0.6 2 24 12.0 0 13 0.2 2.7 31 0 0
34 Jake Crouthamel 22 2 0 4 16 0 6 4.0 8.0 2.0 16 0 0
31 Clyde Washington 22 LCB 13 0 2 10 0 7 5.0 0.8 0.2 10 0 1
81 Jim Colclough 24 FL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 49 666 13.6 9 61 3.5 47.6 666 9 3
45 Thomas Stephens 25 TE 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 320 14.5 3 53 2.4 35.6 320 3 0
86 Oscar Lofton 22 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 360 18.9 4 39 1.4 25.7 360 4 0
24 Joe Johnson 31 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 186 16.9 3 51 1.6 26.6 186 3 0
45 Jerry Green 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 52 17.3 0 31 1.5 26.0 52 0 0
85 Jack Atchason 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 22 11.0 0 14 2.0 22.0 22 0 0
87 Mike Long 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 10 5.0 0 5 1.0 5.0 10 0 0
20 Gino Cappelletti 26 K/RCB 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 28 28.0 0 28 0.1 2.0 28 0 1
56 Walt Cudzik 28 C 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 0.8 11 0 0
Team Total 24.3 14 363 1512 11 77 4.2 108.0 25.9 223 2865 12.8 25 78 15.9 204.6 4377 36 36
Opp Total 14 449 1729 20 3.9 123.5 32.1 210 2742 13.1 19 15.0 195.9 4471 39 41

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
23 Dick Christy 25 HB/KR 13 0 8 73 0 29 9.1 24 617 0 46 25.7 1321
41 Billy Wells 29 PR 12 0 12 66 0 16 5.5 11 275 0 0 25.0 606
26 Walter Beach 25 6 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 7 146 0 33 20.9 295
33 Fred Bruney 29 LS 12 0 4 31 0 19 7.8 2 39 0 20 19.5 70
22 Ron Burton 24 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 4 161 0 59 40.3 637
20 Gino Cappelletti 26 K/RCB 14 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 4 100 0 37 25.0 131
34 Jake Crouthamel 22 2 0 2 27 0 15 13.5 43
74 Jerry DeLucca 24 RT 12 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
40 Larry Garron 23 4 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 56
14 Tom Greene P 10 2 1 3 0 3 3.0 47
79 Jim Lee Hunt 22 6 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
24 Walt Livingston 26 3 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 19
70 Hal Smith 25 RDT 10 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Team Total 24.3 14 27 194 0 29 7.2 60 1421 0 59 23.7 5992
Opp Total 14 20 357 2 17.9 50 1123 1 22.5

Kicking & Punting

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
14 Tom Greene P 10 2 61 2273 66 1 37.3
20 Gino Cappelletti 26 K/RCB 14 0 1 1 5 4 6 3 9 21 8 38.1% 32 30 93.8%
31 Clyde Washington 22 LCB 13 0 17 539 48 0 31.7
30 Jim Crawford 25 14 0 1 1 0.0%
56 Walt Cudzik 28 C 14 0 1 1 0.0%
Team Total 24.3 14 1 1 5 4 6 3 10 1 23 8 34.8% 32 30 93.8% 78 2812 66 1 36.1
Opp Total 14 27 10 37.0% 46 43 93.5% 74 2790 37.7

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
23 Dick Christy 25 HB/KR 13 0 0 9 0 0 0
32 Alan Miller 23 FB 14 0 0 6 0 0 0
20 Gino Cappelletti 26 K/RCB 14 0 4 68 0 27 0 0 1 0 0 0
83 Harry Jacobs 23 14 0 4 26 0 14 0
31 Clyde Washington 22 LCB 13 0 3 13 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
33 Fred Bruney 29 LS 12 0 3 35 0 18 0
81 Jim Colclough 24 FL 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
25 Ross O'Hanley 21 RS 14 0 3 1 0 1 0
80 Jack Rudolph 22 RLB 8 0 2 13 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
11 Butch Songin 36 QB 14 12 0 3 0 0 0
41 Billy Wells 29 PR 12 0 0 3 0 0 0
26 Walter Beach 25 6 0 0 2 0 0 0
22 Ron Burton 24 13 0 0 2 0 0 0
89 Bob Dee 27 LDE 14 14 1 14 0 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
14 Tom Greene P 10 2 0 2 0 0 0
34 Chuck Shonta 23 14 0 2 101 0 52 0
42 Bob Soltis 24 14 0 2 33 0 33 0
54 Bill Brown 24 MLB 14 0 1 8 0 8 0
79 Jim Lee Hunt 22 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
24 Walt Livingston 26 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 24.3 14 25 312 0 52 0 0 36 0 0 1
Opp Total 14 36 41 21

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
20 Gino Cappelletti 26 K/RCB 14 0 3 30 8 60
81 Jim Colclough 24 FL 14 0 9 9 54
23 Dick Christy 25 HB/KR 13 0 3 2 5 30
86 Oscar Lofton 22 SE 14 0 4 4 24
32 Alan Miller 23 FB 14 0 2 2 4 24
24 Joe Johnson 31 7 0 3 3 18
45 Thomas Stephens 25 TE 9 0 3 3 18
30 Jim Crawford 25 14 0 2 2 1 14
11 Butch Songin 36 QB 14 12 2 2 12
26 Walter Beach 25 6 0 1 1 6
22 Ron Burton 24 13 0 1 1 6
24 Walt Livingston 26 3 0 1 1 6
34 Chuck Shonta 23 14 0 1 1 6
41 Billy Wells 29 PR 12 0 1 1 6
Team Total 24.3 14 11 25 1 37 4 30 8 1 284
Opp Total 14 20 19 2 1 1 3 43 10 349