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1962 Boston Patriots

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9-4-1, Finished 2nd in AFL East Division  · 1962 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.2, Offense: 1.3, Defense: 1.9, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 346 points (24.7/g), 4th of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 295 points (21.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 51 points (3.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 8.3-5.7.

Coach: Mike Holovak (9-4-1)

Stadium: Nickerson Field
 Training Camp: Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Billy Sullivan
Head Coach/General Manager Mike Holovak
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 346 4736 837 5.7 33 20 16 230 195 382 2766 25 13 6.8 114 432 1970 11 4.6 100
Team Defense 295 4534 877 5.2 35 10 16 220 216 450 3108 19 25 6.4 136 393 1426 14 3.6 68
Lg Rank Offense 4 3 2 6 5 6 3 3 1 1 4 3 7 3
Lg Rank Defense 4 5 8 8 2 6 8 3 8 8 4 2 4 2

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 8 boxscore L 0-1 @ Dallas Texans 28 42 22 322 209 113 1 27 421 156 265
2 Sun September 16 boxscore W 1-1 Houston Oilers 34 21 17 430 207 223 1 18 461 392 69 5
3 Fri September 21 boxscore W 2-1 Denver Broncos 41 16 12 341 171 170 4 18 413 372 41 5
5 Sat October 6 boxscore W 3-1 @ New York Titans 43 14 16 355 238 117 13 373 325 48 4
5 Fri October 12 boxscore L 3-2 Dallas Texans 7 27 14 316 253 63 5 17 414 302 112 2
6 Fri October 19 boxscore W 4-2 San Diego Chargers 24 20 20 312 137 175 2 11 260 170 90 4
7 Fri October 26 boxscore W 5-2 Oakland Raiders 26 16 18 430 177 253 3 11 279 185 94 1
9 Sat November 3 boxscore T 5-2-1 @ Buffalo Bills 28 28 18 375 287 88 3 19 240 46 194 1
10 Sun November 11 boxscore W 6-2-1 @ Denver Broncos 33 29 25 396 225 171 2 23 343 213 130 2
10 Sun November 18 boxscore L 6-3-1 @ Houston Oilers 17 21 15 344 238 106 2 19 327 228 99 5
11 Fri November 23 boxscore W 7-3-1 Buffalo Bills 21 10 15 319 220 99 1 11 255 192 63 1
12 Fri November 30 boxscore W 8-3-1 New York Titans 24 17 12 341 171 170 2 13 273 209 64
13 Sun December 9 boxscore W 9-3-1 @ San Diego Chargers 20 14 15 287 147 140 2 10 187 101 86 3
14 Sun December 16 boxscore L 9-4-1 @ Oakland Raiders 0 20 11 168 86 82 5 10 288 217 71 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
15 Babe Parilli 32 QB 10 10 6-3-1 140 253 55.3% 1988 18 7.1 8 3.2 67 7.9 7.9 14.2 198.8 91.5 2 2
14 Tom Yewcic 30 P/qb 14 4 3-1-0 54 126 42.9% 903 7 5.6 5 4.0 78 7.2 6.5 16.7 64.5 69.6 1 1
40 Larry Garron 25 FB/KR 11 0 1 3 33.3% 39 0 0.0 0 0.0 39 13.0 13.0 39.0 3.5 81.9
Team Total 26.4 14 9-4-1 195 382 51.0% 2930 25 6.5 13 3.4 78 7.7 7.4 15.0 209.3 84.2 3 3
Opp Total 14 216 450 48.0% 3435 19 4.2 25 5.6 7.6 5.98 15.9 245.4 64.8 34 327 6.4 4.9 7.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
30 Jim Crawford 27 14 0 139 459 2 22 3.3 32.8 9.9 22 224 10.2 2 44 1.6 16.0 683 4 1
22 Ron Burton 26 HB/PR 14 0 134 548 2 59 4.1 39.1 9.6 40 461 11.5 4 69 2.9 32.9 1009 6 7
40 Larry Garron 25 FB/KR 11 0 67 392 2 41 5.9 35.6 6.1 18 236 13.1 3 63 1.6 21.5 628 5 7
14 Tom Yewcic 30 P/qb 14 4 33 215 2 27 6.5 15.4 2.4 215 2 8
15 Babe Parilli 32 QB 10 10 28 169 2 33 6.0 16.9 2.8 169 2 6
41 Claude King 24 14 0 21 144 1 71 6.9 10.3 1.5 5 42 8.4 0 33 0.4 3.0 186 1 2
32 Billy Lott 28 7 0 8 34 0 11 4.3 4.9 1.1 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 35 0 1
81 Jim Colclough* 26 FL 14 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 1.0 0.1 40 868 21.7 10 78 2.9 62.0 882 10 1
20 Gino Cappelletti 28 K/SE 14 0 1 -5 0 -5 -5.0 -0.4 0.1 34 479 14.1 5 40 2.4 34.2 474 5 0
86 Tony Romeo 24 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 34 608 17.9 1 62 2.4 43.4 608 1 1
42 Don Webb 23 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 26.4 14 432 1970 11 71 4.6 140.7 30.9 195 2930 15.0 25 78 13.9 209.3 4900 36 37
Opp Total 14 393 1426 14 3.6 101.9 28.1 216 3108 14.4 19 15.4 222.0 4534 33 26

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Ron Burton 26 HB/PR 14 0 21 122 0 22 5.8 13 238 0 42 18.3 1369
40 Larry Garron 25 FB/KR 11 0 24 686 1 95 28.6 1314
41 Claude King 24 14 0 9 177 0 28 19.7 363
33 Fred Bruney* 31 14 0 3 8 0 7 2.7 8
30 Jim Crawford 27 14 0 2 24 0 18 12.0 707
45 Thomas Stephens 27 3 0 2 46 0 31 23.0 46
85 Nick Buoniconti 22 MLB 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
89 Bob Dee 29 LDE 14 14 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
23 Ron Hall 25 RS 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
83 Harry Jacobs 25 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
60 Rommie Loudd 29 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
Team Total 26.4 14 26 138 0 22 5.3 53 1200 1 95 22.6 6238
Opp Total 14 11 54 0 4.9 64 1697 1 26.5

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
20 Gino Cappelletti 28 K/SE 14 0 9 7 10 5 12 7 6 1 37 20 54.1%% 40 38 95.0%%
14 Tom Yewcic 30 P/qb 14 4 69 2654 56 1 38.5
Team Total 26.4 14 9 7 10 5 12 7 6 1 37 20 54.1%% 40 38 95.0%% 69 2654 56 1 38.5
Opp Total 14 26 15 57.7%% 33 32 97.0%% 79 3042 38.5

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
14 Tom Yewcic 30 P/qb 14 4 0 8 0 0 0
22 Ron Burton 26 HB/PR 14 0 0 7 0 0 0
40 Larry Garron 25 FB/KR 11 0 0 7 0 0 0
15 Babe Parilli 32 QB 10 10 0 6 0 0 0
53 Tom Addison* 26 LLB 14 0 5 42 1 16 0
24 Dick Felt* 29 RCB 14 0 5 73 0 22 0
25 Ross O'Hanley 23 LS 14 0 5 83 0 28 0
33 Fred Bruney* 31 14 0 3 70 1 33 0 0 1 0 0 0
23 Ron Hall 25 RS 14 0 3 94 1 47 0
85 Nick Buoniconti 22 MLB 14 0 2 3 0 3 0
41 Claude King 24 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
34 Chuck Shonta 25 LCB 14 0 2 0 0 0 0
81 Jim Colclough* 26 FL 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
30 Jim Crawford 27 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
32 Billy Lott 28 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
60 Rommie Loudd 29 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
86 Tony Romeo 24 TE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
45 Thomas Stephens 27 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.4 14 25 365 3 47 0 0 37 0 0 0
Opp Total 14 23 26 16

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
20 Gino Cappelletti 28 K/SE 14 0 5 5 38 20 128
81 Jim Colclough* 26 FL 14 0 10 10 60
22 Ron Burton 26 HB/PR 14 0 2 4 1 7 42
40 Larry Garron 25 FB/KR 11 0 2 3 1 6 36
30 Jim Crawford 27 14 0 2 2 4 1 26
15 Babe Parilli 32 QB 10 10 2 2 12
14 Tom Yewcic 30 P/qb 14 4 2 2 12
53 Tom Addison* 26 LLB 14 0 1 1 6
33 Fred Bruney* 31 14 0 1 1 6
23 Ron Hall 25 RS 14 0 1 1 6
41 Claude King 24 14 0 1 1 6
86 Tony Romeo 24 TE 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.4 14 11 25 1 3 1 41 1 38 20 346
Opp Total 14 14 19 1 1 1 32 15 295

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-08 @ DTX L, 28-42 2 11 pass Tony Romeo 11 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
2 1962-09-08 @ DTX L, 28-42 2 2 rush Babe Parilli 2 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
3 1962-09-08 @ DTX L, 28-42 4 15 rush Larry Garron 15 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
4 1962-09-08 @ DTX L, 28-42 4 3 rush Ron Burton 3 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
5 1962-09-16 HOU W, 34-21 1 63 pass Larry Garron 63 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
6 1962-09-16 HOU W, 34-21 2 6 rush Ron Burton 6 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
7 1962-09-16 HOU W, 34-21 2 5 pass Jim Colclough 5 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
8 1962-09-16 HOU W, 34-21 4 32 rush Babe Parilli 32 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
9 1962-09-21 DEN W, 41-16 2 13 pass Jim Crawford 13 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
10 1962-09-21 DEN W, 41-16 2 7 pass Gino Cappelletti 7 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
11 1962-09-21 DEN W, 41-16 3 33 interception Fred Bruney 33 yard interception return (Gino Cappelletti kick)
12 1962-09-21 DEN W, 41-16 4 47 interception Ron Hall 47 yard interception return (Gino Cappelletti kick)
13 1962-09-21 DEN W, 41-16 4 71 rush Claude King 71 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
14 1962-10-06 @ NYT W, 43-14 2 63 pass Jim Colclough 63 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
15 1962-10-06 @ NYT W, 43-14 2 13 pass Ron Burton 13 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
16 1962-10-06 @ NYT W, 43-14 2 36 pass Gino Cappelletti 36 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
17 1962-10-06 @ NYT W, 43-14 3 12 interception Tom Addison 12 yard interception return (Gino Cappelletti kick)
18 1962-10-06 @ NYT W, 43-14 4 2 rush Jim Crawford 2 yard rush
19 1962-10-12 DTX L, 7-27 3 44 pass Larry Garron 44 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
20 1962-10-19 SDG W, 24-20 3 9 pass Jim Colclough 9 yard pass from Babe Parilli
21 1962-10-19 SDG W, 24-20 3 25 pass Jim Colclough 25 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Jim Crawford pass from Babe Parilli)
22 1962-10-19 SDG W, 24-20 4 1 rush Jim Crawford 1 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
23 1962-10-26 OAK W, 26-16 3 13 pass Gino Cappelletti 13 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
24 1962-10-26 OAK W, 26-16 4 41 rush Larry Garron 41 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
25 1962-11-03 @ BUF T, 28-28 1 95 kickoff Larry Garron 95 yard kickoff return (Gino Cappelletti kick)
26 1962-11-03 @ BUF T, 28-28 1 29 pass Ron Burton 29 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
27 1962-11-03 @ BUF T, 28-28 3 6 pass Gino Cappelletti 6 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
28 1962-11-03 @ BUF T, 28-28 4 23 pass Larry Garron 23 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
29 1962-11-11 @ DEN W, 33-29 2 7 pass Jim Colclough 7 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
30 1962-11-11 @ DEN W, 33-29 2 67 pass Jim Colclough 67 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
31 1962-11-11 @ DEN W, 33-29 4 91 field goal Ron Burton 91 yard field goal return (Gino Cappelletti kick)
32 1962-11-18 @ HOU L, 17-21 1 28 pass Jim Colclough 28 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
33 1962-11-18 @ HOU L, 17-21 3 69 pass Ron Burton 69 yard pass from Tom Yewcic (Gino Cappelletti kick)
34 1962-11-23 BUF W, 21-10 2 31 pass Jim Colclough 31 yard pass from Tom Yewcic (Gino Cappelletti kick)
35 1962-11-23 BUF W, 21-10 2 69 pass Ron Burton 69 yard pass from Tom Yewcic (Gino Cappelletti kick)
36 1962-11-23 BUF W, 21-10 4 18 pass Gino Cappelletti 18 yard pass from Tom Yewcic (Gino Cappelletti kick)
37 1962-11-30 NYT W, 24-17 3 27 rush Tom Yewcic 27 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
38 1962-11-30 NYT W, 24-17 4 4 rush Tom Yewcic 4 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
39 1962-11-30 NYT W, 24-17 4 75 pass Jim Colclough 75 yard pass from Tom Yewcic (Gino Cappelletti kick)
40 1962-12-09 @ SDG W, 20-14 1 43 pass Jim Crawford 43 yard pass from Tom Yewcic (Gino Cappelletti kick)
41 1962-12-09 @ SDG W, 20-14 2 12 pass Jim Colclough 12 yard pass from Tom Yewcic (Gino Cappelletti kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-08 @ DTX W, 42-28 2 2 rush Abner Haynes 2 yard rush (Tom Pennington kick)
2 1962-09-08 @ DTX W, 42-28 2 5 pass Chris Burford 5 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tom Pennington kick)
3 1962-09-08 @ DTX W, 42-28 2 25 rush Abner Haynes 25 yard rush (Tom Pennington kick)
4 1962-09-08 @ DTX W, 42-28 3 30 rush Abner Haynes 30 yard rush (Tom Pennington kick)
5 1962-09-08 @ DTX W, 42-28 4 9 pass Abner Haynes 9 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tom Pennington kick)
6 1962-09-08 @ DTX W, 42-28 4 8 rush Frank Jackson 8 yard rush (Tom Pennington kick)
7 1962-09-16 HOU L, 21-34 1 78 pass Charley Hennigan 78 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
8 1962-09-16 HOU L, 21-34 2 49 pass Charley Hennigan 49 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
9 1962-09-16 HOU L, 21-34 2 40 pass Bob McLeod 40 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
10 1962-09-21 DEN L, 16-41 4 31 pass Jerry Tarr 31 yard pass from Frank Tripucka (Gene Mingo kick)
11 1962-09-21 DEN L, 16-41 4 97 pass Jerry Tarr 97 yard pass from George Shaw (run failed)
12 1962-10-06 @ NYT L, 14-43 2 73 pass Art Powell 73 yard pass from Lee Grosscup (Bill Shockley kick)
13 1962-10-06 @ NYT L, 14-43 3 86 pass Don Maynard 86 yard pass from Lee Grosscup (Bill Shockley kick)
14 1962-10-12 DTX W, 27-7 2 2 rush Abner Haynes 2 yard rush (Tommy Brooker kick)
15 1962-10-12 DTX W, 27-7 4 63 pass Abner Haynes 63 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
16 1962-10-12 DTX W, 27-7 4 31 pass Chris Burford 31 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
17 1962-10-19 SDG L, 20-24 1 35 pass Dave Kocourek 35 yard pass from Dick Wood (George Blair kick)
18 1962-10-19 SDG L, 20-24 2 2 rush Bobby Jackson 2 yard rush (George Blair kick)
19 1962-10-26 OAK L, 16-26 1 34 pass Dobie Craig 34 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Cotton Davidson kick)
20 1962-10-26 OAK L, 16-26 2 63 rush Bo Roberson 63 yard rush
21 1962-11-03 @ BUF T, 28-28 1 2 rush Cookie Gilchrist 2 yard rush (Cookie Gilchrist kick)
22 1962-11-03 @ BUF T, 28-28 1 93 kickoff Elbert Dubenion 93 yard kickoff return (Cookie Gilchrist kick)
23 1962-11-03 @ BUF T, 28-28 2 3 interception Leroy Moore 3 yard interception return (Cookie Gilchrist kick)
24 1962-11-03 @ BUF T, 28-28 3 7 rush Cookie Gilchrist 7 yard rush (Cookie Gilchrist kick)
25 1962-11-11 @ DEN L, 29-33 3 5 pass Bo Dickinson 5 yard pass from Frank Tripucka (Gene Mingo kick)
26 1962-11-11 @ DEN L, 29-33 4 2 rush George Shaw 2 yard rush (Gene Mingo kick)
27 1962-11-11 @ DEN L, 29-33 4 5 pass Donnie Stone 5 yard pass from George Shaw (pass failed)
28 1962-11-18 @ HOU W, 21-17 1 25 pass Charley Hennigan 25 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
29 1962-11-18 @ HOU W, 21-17 2 42 pass Bob McLeod 42 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
30 1962-11-18 @ HOU W, 21-17 3 1 rush Charley Tolar 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
31 1962-11-23 BUF L, 10-21 1 6 rush Jack Kemp 6 yard rush (Cookie Gilchrist kick)
32 1962-11-30 NYT L, 17-24 1 2 pass Don Maynard 2 yard pass from Johnny Green (Bill Shockley kick)
33 1962-11-30 NYT L, 17-24 3 0 fumble Larry Grantham 0 yard fumble return (Bill Shockley kick)
34 1962-12-09 @ SDG L, 14-20 4 2 rush Gerry McDougall 2 yard rush (two point pass successful)
35 1962-12-16 @ OAK W, 20-0 2 74 pass Clem Daniels 74 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Ben Agajanian kick)
36 1962-12-16 @ OAK W, 20-0 3 7 rush Clem Daniels 7 yard rush (Ben Agajanian kick)