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1967 Boston Patriots

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3-10-1, Finished 5th in AFL East Division  · 1967 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.7, Offense: -1.7, Defense: -5.0, SoS: 1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 280 points (20.0/g), 5th of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 389 points (27.8/g), 7th.
 Differential of -109 points (-7.8/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 4.4-9.6.

Coach: Mike Holovak (3-10-1)

Stadium: Fenway Park
 Training Camp: Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Babe Parilli 37 15 11 161 for 344, 2,317 yards, 19 td, 24 int, & 14 rushes for 61 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1952
HB Larry Garron* 30 7 0 46 rushes for 163 yards, 0 td, & 30 catches for 507 yards and 5 td
FB Jim Nance*+ 25 2 14 269 rushes for 1,216 yards, 7 td, & 22 catches for 196 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 45th pick / 1965
Boston Patriots / 19th / 151st pick / 1965
FL Gino Cappelletti 33 7 0 35 catches for 397 yards, 3 td
SE Art Graham 26 4 0 41 catches for 606 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for -5 yards and 0 td Boston Patriots / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 11th / 149th pick / 1963
TE Jim Whalen 24 2 0 39 catches for 651 yards, 5 td Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1965
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 51st pick / 1965
LT Don Oakes* 29 6 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 21st / 162nd pick / 1961
LG Charley Long 29 6 0 Boston Patriots / 8th / 58th pick / 1961
C Jon Morris* 25 3 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 27th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 4th / 29th pick / 1964
RG Len St. Jean 26 3 0 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 9th / 68th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 17th / 237th pick / 1964
RT Tom Neville 24 2 0 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 7th / 55th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 115th pick / 1965
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bob Dee 34 10 14 Washington Redskins / 19th / 220th pick / 1955
LDT Jim Lee Hunt* 29 7 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 16th / 181st pick / 1960
RDT Houston Antwine* 28 6 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
RDE Larry Eisenhauer 27 6 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 6th / 42nd pick / 1961
LLB Ed Philpott 22 Rook 13 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1967
MLB Nick Buoniconti*+ 27 5 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 13th / 102nd pick / 1962
RLB Doug Satcher 22 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 9th / 75th pick / 1966
LCB Leroy Mitchell 23 Rook 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 11th / 283rd pick / 1967
RCB John Charles 23 Rook 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1967
LS Don Webb 28 6 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 24th / 186th pick / 1961
RS Chuck Shonta 30 7 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Gino Cappelletti 33 7 0 16 of 31 field goals & 29 of 30 extra points
P Terry Swanson 23 Rook 0 65 punts for a 40.5 average, 0 blocked
PR Jay Cunningham 24 2 1 17 punt returns for a 6.2 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 14th / 111th pick / 1965
KR Jay Cunningham 24 2 1 30 kick returns for a 20.9 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 14th / 111th pick / 1965

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
53 Tom Addison 31 11 0 230 6-2 South Carolina 4/12/1936 7 3 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 141st pick / 1958
65 Houston Antwine* 28 RDT 13 0 270 6-0 Southern Illinois 4/11/1939 6 8 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
27 Joe Bellino 29 hb 14 1 185 5-9 Navy 3/13/1938 2 0 Boston Patriots / 19th / 146th pick / 1961
Washington Redskins / 17th / 227th pick / 1961
78 Jim Boudreaux 23 5 0 260 6-4 Louisiana Tech 10/11/1944 1 2 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 10th pick / 1966
Cleveland Browns / 13th / 199th pick / 1966
85 Nick Buoniconti*+ 27 MLB 13 0 220 5-11 Notre Dame 12/15/1940 5 10 Boston Patriots / 13th / 102nd pick / 1962
63 Justin Canale 24 14 0 250 6-2 Mississippi St. 4/11/1943 2 3 Boston Patriots / 6th / 47th pick / 1965
Cleveland Browns / 12th / 167th pick / 1965
33 Bob Cappadona 25 13 0 225 6-1 Notre Dame,Northeastern 12/13/1942 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 128th pick / 1965
20 Gino Cappelletti 33 FL 14 0 190 6-0 Minnesota 3/26/1934 7 7
25 John Charles 23 RCB 14 0 205 6-0 Purdue 5/9/1944 Rook 5 Boston Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1967
81 Jim Colclough 31 14 0 185 6-0 Boston Col. 3/31/1936 7 3 Washington Redskins / 30th / 353rd pick / 1959
21 Jay Cunningham 24 KR 12 1 185 5-10 Bowling Green 10/9/1943 2 0 Boston Patriots / 14th / 111th pick / 1965
89 Bob Dee 34 LDE 14 14 248 6-3 Holy Cross 5/18/1933 10 5 Washington Redskins / 19th / 220th pick / 1955
72 Larry Eisenhauer 27 RDE 9 0 250 6-5 Boston Col. 2/22/1940 6 5 Boston Patriots / 6th / 42nd pick / 1961
83 Thomas Fussell 22 de 12 2 250 6-3 LSU 5/25/1945 Rook 1 Boston Patriots / 8th / 206th pick / 1967
32 J.D. Garrett 26 10 0 195 5-11 Grambling St. 11/28/1941 3 0 Boston Patriots / 8th / 60th pick / 1964
New York Giants / 18th / 249th pick / 1964
40 Larry Garron* 30 HB 14 0 195 6-0 West. Illinois 5/23/1937 7 6
84 Art Graham 26 SE 12 0 205 6-1 Boston Col. 7/31/1941 4 6 Boston Patriots / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 11th / 149th pick / 1963
44 White Graves 25 12 0 190 6-0 LSU 3/20/1942 2 2 Boston Patriots / 17th / 135th pick / 1965
23 Ron Hall 30 db 9 3 190 6-0 Missouri Valley 4/30/1937 8 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 28th / 331st pick / 1959
7 John Huarte 24 4 0 185 6-0 Notre Dame 5/20/1943 1 0 New York Jets / 2nd / 12th pick / 1965
Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 76th pick / 1965
79 Jim Lee Hunt* 29 LDT 14 0 255 5-11 Prairie View 10/5/1938 7 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 16th / 181st pick / 1960
45 Ray Ilg 22 14 0 220 6-1 Colgate 11/25/1945 Rook 3 Boston Patriots / 13th / 336th pick / 1967
47 Billy Johnson 24 6 0 180 5-10 Nebraska 2/19/1943 1 2
24 Bobby Leo 22 2 0 180 5-10 Harvard 1/19/1945 Rook 0 Boston Patriots / 7th / 180th pick / 1967
76 Charley Long 29 LG 14 0 260 6-4 Tenn-Chattanooga 4/6/1938 6 5 Boston Patriots / 8th / 58th pick / 1961
74 John Mangum 25 ldt 14 5 270 6-1 Mississippi,Southern Miss 9/30/1942 1 3 Boston Patriots / 5th / 35th pick / 1966
41 Leroy Mitchell 23 LCB 14 14 190 6-1 Texas Southern 9/22/1944 Rook 5 Boston Patriots / 11th / 283rd pick / 1967
56 Jon Morris* 25 C 14 0 254 6-4 Holy Cross 4/5/1942 3 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 27th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 4th / 29th pick / 1964
35 Jim Nance*+ 25 FB 14 14 235 6-1 Syracuse 12/30/1942 2 11 Chicago Bears / 4th / 45th pick / 1965
Boston Patriots / 19th / 151st pick / 1965
77 Tom Neville 24 RT 14 0 260 6-4 Mississippi St. 8/12/1943 2 5 Boston Patriots / 7th / 55th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 115th pick / 1965
87 Bobby Nichols 25 9 0 220 6-2 Boston Univ. 1/30/1942 Rook 0 Boston Patriots / 17th / 440th pick / 1967
71 Don Oakes* 29 LT 14 0 255 6-4 Virginia Tech 7/22/1938 6 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 21st / 162nd pick / 1961
15 Babe Parilli 37 QB 14 11 196 6-1 Kentucky 5/7/1930 15 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1952
52 Ed Philpott 22 LLB 13 13 240 6-3 Miami (OH) 9/14/1945 Rook 6 Boston Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1967
31 Vic Purvis 24 2 0 190 5-11 Southern Miss 11/17/1943 1 2
86 Tony Romeo 29 5 0 230 6-3 Florida St. 3/7/1938 6 0 Washington Redskins / 19th / 255th pick / 1961
58 Doug Satcher 22 RLB 14 0 220 6-0 Southern Miss 5/28/1945 1 5 Boston Patriots / 9th / 75th pick / 1966
34 Chuck Shonta 30 RS 14 14 200 6-0 East. Michigan 8/29/1937 7 5
68 Karl Singer 24 14 0 250 6-3 Purdue 10/12/1943 1 3 Boston Patriots / 1st / 3rd pick / 1966
Cleveland Browns / 19th / 289th pick / 1966
60 Len St. Jean 26 RG 14 0 250 5-11 Northern Michigan 10/27/1941 3 5 Boston Patriots / 9th / 68th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 17th / 237th pick / 1964
36 Terry Swanson 23 P 14 0 210 6-0 Massachusetts 1/8/1944 Rook 2
75 Ed Toner 23 14 0 250 6-2 Massachusetts 9/11/1944 Rook 3 Baltimore Colts / 18th / 275th pick / 1966
10 Don Trull 26 qb 7 3 195 6-1 Baylor 10/20/1941 3 2 Houston Oilers / 14th / 111th pick / 1963
Baltimore Colts / 9th / 117th pick / 1963
42 Don Webb 28 LS 14 0 182 5-10 Iowa St. 5/22/1939 6 5 Boston Patriots / 24th / 186th pick / 1961
82 Jim Whalen 24 TE 14 0 210 6-2 Boston Col. 5/20/1943 2 6 Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1965
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 51st pick / 1965
70 Mel Witt 22 1 0 250 6-3 Texas-Arlington 11/23/1945 Rook 2 Boston Patriots / 5th / 128th pick / 1967
Team Total 26.2 14 221.0 6-1.0 3.3