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1966 Boston Patriots

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8-4-2, Finished 2nd in AFL East Division  · 1966 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.5, Offense: -0.4, Defense: 2.9, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 315 points (22.5/g), 6th of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 283 points (20.2/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 32 points (2.3/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-6.1.

Coach: Mike Holovak (8-4-2)

Stadium: Fenway Park
 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 315 4536 889 5.1 34 13 22 243 186 393 2573 20 21 6.2 121 471 1963 17 4.2 100
Team Defense 283 4491 900 5.0 37 15 22 243 247 509 3356 26 22 6.3 153 369 1135 7 3.1 68
Lg Rank Offense 6 6 3 6 5 8 7 6 3 5 1 2 3 3
Lg Rank Defense 3 5 5 3 6 9 9 7 6 7 3 2 2 2

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
2 Sat September 10 boxscore L 0-1 @ San Diego Chargers 0 24 15 252 122 130 4 12 279 141 138
2 Sun September 18 boxscore W 1-1 @ Denver Broncos 24 10 16 261 116 145 3 12 173 72 101 3
3 Sun September 25 boxscore L 1-2 Kansas City Chiefs 24 43 17 308 164 144 4 22 395 319 76 2
4 Sun October 2 boxscore T 1-2-1 New York Jets 24 24 13 224 138 86 1 20 367 338 29 4
6 Sat October 8 boxscore W 2-2-1 @ Buffalo Bills 20 10 12 286 177 109 1 15 321 269 52 3
6 Sun October 23 boxscore W 3-2-1 San Diego Chargers 35 17 22 414 242 172 4 16 329 289 40 3
7 Sun October 30 boxscore W 4-2-1 Oakland Raiders 24 21 16 339 58 281 4 14 243 200 43 2
8 Sun November 6 boxscore L 4-3-1 Denver Broncos 10 17 11 110 67 43 5 16 240 143 97 7
9 Sun November 13 boxscore W 5-3-1 Houston Oilers 27 21 20 391 242 149 20 374 302 72
11 Sun November 20 boxscore T 5-3-2 @ Kansas City Chiefs 27 27 19 361 245 116 2 21 359 286 73 4
11 Sun November 27 boxscore W 6-3-2 @ Miami Dolphins 20 14 18 391 232 159 2 19 334 266 68 4
12 Sun December 4 boxscore W 7-3-2 Buffalo Bills 14 3 12 226 119 107 1 17 314 274 40 4
13 Sun December 11 boxscore W 8-3-2 @ Houston Oilers 38 14 31 512 272 240 13 235 170 65 1
14 Sat December 17 boxscore L 8-4-2 @ New York Jets 28 38 21 461 379 82 3 26 528 287 241

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* 36 QB 14 14 8-4-2 181 382 47.4% 2721 20 5.2 20 5.2 63 7.1 5.8 15.0 194.4 66.9 2 1
7 John Huarte 23 14 0 5 11 45.5% 63 0 0.0 1 9.1 17 5.7 1.6 12.6 4.5 25.9
Team Total 26.5 14 8-4-2 186 393 47.3% 2784 20 5.1 21 5.3 63 7.1 5.7 15.0 198.9 65.7 2 1
Opp Total 14 247 509 48.5% 3565 26 5.1 22 4.3 7.0 6.08 14.4 254.6 70.7 22 209 6.3 5.4 4.1

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
35 Jim Nance*+ 24 FB 14 0 299 1458 11 65 4.9 104.1 21.4 8 103 12.9 0 45 0.6 7.4 1561 11 7
40 Larry Garron 29 HB 14 0 101 319 4 54 3.2 22.8 7.2 30 416 13.9 5 61 2.1 29.7 735 9 3
15 Babe Parilli* 36 QB 14 14 28 42 1 17 1.5 3.0 2.0 42 1 8
33 Bob Cappadona 24 14 0 22 88 1 13 4.0 6.3 1.6 88 1 0
32 J.D. Garrett 25 14 0 13 21 0 5 1.6 1.5 0.9 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.5 28 0 0
7 John Huarte 23 14 0 7 40 0 13 5.7 2.9 0.5 40 0 0
14 Tom Yewcic 34 7 0 1 -5 0 -5 -5.0 -0.7 0.1 -5 0 1
84 Art Graham 25 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 51 673 13.2 4 42 3.6 48.1 673 4 0
20 Gino Cappelletti* 32 FL/K 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 676 15.7 6 63 3.1 48.3 676 6 0
82 Jim Whalen 23 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 29 502 17.3 4 45 2.1 35.9 502 4 0
81 Jim Colclough 30 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 284 17.8 0 32 1.1 20.3 284 0 1
27 Joe Bellino 28 KR 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 77 12.8 1 25 0.5 7.0 77 1 1
86 Tony Romeo 28 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 46 23.0 0 29 0.1 3.3 46 0 0
Team Total 26.5 14 471 1963 17 65 4.2 140.2 33.6 186 2784 15.0 20 63 13.3 198.9 4747 37 25
Opp Total 14 369 1135 7 3.1 81.1 26.4 247 3356 13.6 26 17.6 239.7 4491 33 30

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
27 Joe Bellino 28 KR 11 0 4 19 0 13 4.8 18 410 0 43 22.8 506
21 Jay Cunningham 23 db 14 1 17 371 0 39 21.8 371
31 Vic Purvis 23 14 0 5 43 0 18 8.6 8 185 0 34 23.1 228
47 Billy Johnson 23 12 0 7 37 0 12 5.3 1 2 0 2 2.0 39
30 Tom Hennessey 24 PR/RCB 14 0 7 39 0 11 5.6 39
33 Bob Cappadona 24 14 0 3 46 0 17 15.3 134
40 Larry Garron 29 HB 14 0 2 49 0 29 24.5 784
38 Ellis Johnson 23 14 0 2 45 0 23 22.5 45
81 Jim Colclough 30 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 286
44 White Graves 24 14 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
74 John Mangum 24 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
68 Karl Singer 23 14 0 1 27 0 27 27.0 27
Team Total 26.5 14 24 143 0 18 6.0 54 1145 0 43 21.2 6035
Opp Total 14 19 102 0 5.4 46 988 0 21.5

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* 32 FL/K 14 0 6 6 4 1 9 6 11 3 2 32 16 50.0%% 36 35 97.2%%
51 Jim Fraser 30 P 14 0 55 2044 68 2 37.2
14 Tom Yewcic 34 7 0 21 732 49 1 34.9
Team Total 26.5 14 6 6 4 1 9 6 11 3 2 32 16 50.0%% 36 35 97.2%% 76 2776 68 3 36.5
Opp Total 14 26 11 42.3%% 36 34 94.4%% 86 3311 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
30 Tom Hennessey 24 PR/RCB 14 0 6 99 0 33 0 0 2 0 0 0
15 Babe Parilli* 36 QB 14 14 0 8 0 0 0
35 Jim Nance*+ 24 FB 14 0 0 7 0 0 0
23 Ron Hall 29 RS 14 0 6 159 0 87 0
85 Nick Buoniconti*+ 26 MLB 14 0 4 43 0 41 0
40 Larry Garron 29 HB 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
24 Dick Felt 33 14 0 2 35 0 32 0
27 Joe Bellino 28 KR 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
81 Jim Colclough 30 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Jim Fraser 30 P 14 0 1 3 0 3 0
44 White Graves 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0
47 Billy Johnson 23 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
31 Vic Purvis 23 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
34 Chuck Shonta* 29 LS 14 0 1 9 0 9 0
42 Don Webb 27 LCB 14 0 1 0 0 0 0
14 Tom Yewcic 34 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.5 14 22 348 0 87 0 0 25 0 0 1
Opp Total 14 25 30 15

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* 32 FL/K 14 0 6 6 35 16 119
35 Jim Nance*+ 24 FB 14 0 11 11 66
40 Larry Garron 29 HB 14 0 4 5 9 54
84 Art Graham 25 SE 14 0 4 4 24
82 Jim Whalen 23 TE 14 0 4 4 24
33 Bob Cappadona 24 14 0 1 1 1 8
27 Joe Bellino 28 KR 11 0 1 1 6
79 Jim Lee Hunt* 28 LDT 14 0 1 1 6
15 Babe Parilli* 36 QB 14 14 1 1 6
86 Tony Romeo 28 14 0 1 2
Team Total 26.5 14 17 20 1 38 2 35 16 315
Opp Total 14 7 26 2 34 11 283

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1966-09-18 @ DEN W, 24-10 4 2 rush Larry Garron 2 yard rush (two point pass successful)
2 1966-09-18 @ DEN W, 24-10 4 7 rush Jim Nance 7 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
3 1966-09-25 KAN L, 24-43 2 1 rush Jim Nance 1 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
4 1966-09-25 KAN L, 24-43 2 2 rush Jim Nance 2 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
5 1966-09-25 KAN L, 24-43 3 6 pass Larry Garron 6 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
6 1966-10-02 NYJ T, 24-24 1 6 rush Larry Garron 6 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
7 1966-10-02 NYJ T, 24-24 3 19 pass Gino Cappelletti 19 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
8 1966-10-02 NYJ T, 24-24 3 2 rush Larry Garron 2 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
9 1966-10-08 @ BUF W, 20-10 1 19 rush Jim Nance 19 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
10 1966-10-08 @ BUF W, 20-10 3 25 pass Joe Bellino 25 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
11 1966-10-23 SDG W, 35-17 2 53 pass Larry Garron 53 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
12 1966-10-23 SDG W, 35-17 2 15 pass Gino Cappelletti 15 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
13 1966-10-23 SDG W, 35-17 3 53 pass Larry Garron 53 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
14 1966-10-23 SDG W, 35-17 4 2 rush Larry Garron 2 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
15 1966-10-23 SDG W, 35-17 4 2 rush Jim Nance 2 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
16 1966-10-30 OAK W, 24-21 1 2 rush Jim Nance 2 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
17 1966-10-30 OAK W, 24-21 1 24 pass Gino Cappelletti 24 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
18 1966-10-30 OAK W, 24-21 3 1 rush Jim Nance 1 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
19 1966-11-06 DEN L, 10-17 2 0 fumble Jim Lee Hunt 0 yard fumble return (Gino Cappelletti kick)
20 1966-11-13 HOU W, 27-21 1 42 pass Jim Whalen 42 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
21 1966-11-13 HOU W, 27-21 2 63 pass Gino Cappelletti 63 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
22 1966-11-13 HOU W, 27-21 3 31 pass Gino Cappelletti 31 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
23 1966-11-20 @ KAN T, 27-27 2 21 pass Art Graham 21 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
24 1966-11-20 @ KAN T, 27-27 2 38 pass Art Graham 38 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
25 1966-11-20 @ KAN T, 27-27 3 13 pass Jim Whalen 13 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
26 1966-11-27 @ MIA W, 20-14 2 22 pass Art Graham 22 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
27 1966-11-27 @ MIA W, 20-14 3 27 rush Jim Nance 27 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
28 1966-12-04 BUF W, 14-3 1 65 rush Jim Nance 65 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
29 1966-12-04 BUF W, 14-3 3 3 rush Babe Parilli 3 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
30 1966-12-11 @ HOU W, 38-14 2 1 pass Larry Garron 1 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
31 1966-12-11 @ HOU W, 38-14 2 61 pass Larry Garron 61 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
32 1966-12-11 @ HOU W, 38-14 2 21 pass Jim Whalen 21 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
33 1966-12-11 @ HOU W, 38-14 3 57 rush Jim Nance 57 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
34 1966-12-11 @ HOU W, 38-14 4 1 rush Bob Cappadona 1 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
35 1966-12-17 @ NYJ L, 28-38 1 18 pass Gino Cappelletti 18 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
36 1966-12-17 @ NYJ L, 28-38 3 18 pass Jim Whalen 18 yard pass from Babe Parilli
37 1966-12-17 @ NYJ L, 28-38 4 1 rush Jim Nance 1 yard rush (two point pass successful)
38 1966-12-17 @ NYJ L, 28-38 4 15 pass Art Graham 15 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1966-09-10 @ SDG W, 24-0 2 32 interception Kenny Graham 32 yard interception return (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
2 1966-09-10 @ SDG W, 24-0 2 5 pass Lance Alworth 5 yard pass from John Hadl (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
3 1966-09-10 @ SDG W, 24-0 4 61 rush Jim Allison 61 yard rush (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
4 1966-09-18 @ DEN L, 10-24 2 10 pass Bob Scarpitto 10 yard pass from John McCormick (Gary Kroner kick)
5 1966-09-25 KAN W, 43-24 1 31 pass Chris Burford 31 yard pass from Len Dawson (Tommy Brooker kick)
6 1966-09-25 KAN W, 43-24 1 29 interception Johnny Robinson 29 yard interception return (Tommy Brooker kick)
7 1966-09-25 KAN W, 43-24 3 14 pass Curtis McClinton 14 yard pass from Len Dawson
8 1966-09-25 KAN W, 43-24 4 25 pass Chris Burford 25 yard pass from Len Dawson (Fletcher Smith kick)
9 1966-09-25 KAN W, 43-24 4 15 pass Chris Burford 15 yard pass from Len Dawson (Fletcher Smith kick)
10 1966-09-25 KAN W, 43-24 4 9 pass Mike Garrett 9 yard pass from Len Dawson
11 1966-10-02 NYJ T, 24-24 2 5 rush Matt Snell 5 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)
12 1966-10-02 NYJ T, 24-24 4 10 pass Matt Snell 10 yard pass from Joe Namath (Jim Turner kick)
13 1966-10-02 NYJ T, 24-24 4 12 pass Pete Lammons 12 yard pass from Joe Namath (Jim Turner kick)
14 1966-10-08 @ BUF L, 10-20 4 1 rush Wray Carlton 1 yard rush (Booth Lusteg kick)
15 1966-10-23 SDG L, 17-35 1 43 pass Lance Alworth 43 yard pass from John Hadl (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
16 1966-10-23 SDG L, 17-35 3 66 pass Lance Alworth 66 yard pass from John Hadl (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
17 1966-10-30 OAK L, 21-24 2 50 pass Clem Daniels 50 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Eischeid kick)
18 1966-10-30 OAK L, 21-24 4 22 rush Clem Daniels 22 yard rush (Mike Eischeid kick)
19 1966-10-30 OAK L, 21-24 4 1 rush Clem Daniels 1 yard rush (Mike Eischeid kick)
20 1966-11-06 DEN W, 17-10 3 5 pass Darrell Lester 5 yard pass from Max Choboian (Gary Kroner kick)
21 1966-11-06 DEN W, 17-10 4 64 pass Al Denson 64 yard pass from Max Choboian (Gary Kroner kick)
22 1966-11-13 HOU L, 21-27 1 9 pass Larry Elkins 9 yard pass from Don Trull (George Blanda kick)
23 1966-11-13 HOU L, 21-27 2 42 pass Charley Frazier 42 yard pass from Don Trull (George Blanda kick)
24 1966-11-13 HOU L, 21-27 4 53 pass Charley Frazier 53 yard pass from Don Trull (George Blanda kick)
25 1966-11-20 @ KAN T, 27-27 1 21 blocked punt Frank Pitts 21 yard blocked punt return (Mike Mercer kick)
26 1966-11-20 @ KAN T, 27-27 3 21 pass Otis Taylor 21 yard pass from Len Dawson (Mike Mercer kick)
27 1966-11-20 @ KAN T, 27-27 3 26 pass Otis Taylor 26 yard pass from Len Dawson (Mike Mercer kick)
28 1966-11-27 @ MIA L, 14-20 3 32 pass Frank Jackson 32 yard pass from Dick Wood (Gene Mingo kick)
29 1966-11-27 @ MIA L, 14-20 4 38 pass Joe Auer 38 yard pass from Dick Wood (Gene Mingo kick)
30 1966-12-11 @ HOU L, 14-38 1 10 pass Charley Frazier 10 yard pass from Buddy Humphrey (George Blanda kick)
31 1966-12-11 @ HOU L, 14-38 4 4 pass Charley Frazier 4 yard pass from Don Trull (George Blanda kick)
32 1966-12-17 @ NYJ W, 38-28 1 20 pass Don Maynard 20 yard pass from Joe Namath (Jim Turner kick)
33 1966-12-17 @ NYJ W, 38-28 2 1 rush Emerson Boozer 1 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)
34 1966-12-17 @ NYJ W, 38-28 3 8 pass Don Maynard 8 yard pass from Joe Namath (Jim Turner kick)
35 1966-12-17 @ NYJ W, 38-28 3 77 pass George Sauer 77 yard pass from Joe Namath (Jim Turner kick)
36 1966-12-17 @ NYJ W, 38-28 4 25 rush Matt Snell 25 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)