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1969 Boston Patriots

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4-10-0, AFL East Division  · 1969 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.0, Offense: -2.2, Defense: -1.8, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 266 points (19.0/g), 8th of 10 in the AFL. Allowed 316 points (22.6/g), 6th.
 Differential of -50 points (-3.6/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 5.6-8.4.

Coach: Clive Rush (4-10-0)

Stadium: Alumni Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Billy Sullivan
General Manager George Sauer Sr.
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 266 3419 729 4.7 28 10 15 166 162 338 1930 19 18 5.3 87 367 1489 11 4.1 64
Team Defense 316 4810 898 5.4 34 14 21 278 203 348 2451 18 20 6.6 115 528 2359 18 4.5 142
Lg Rank Offense 8 10 1 3 10 9 10 5 2 8 9 10 7 5
Lg Rank Defense 6 9 8 7 9 1 4 3 7 10 10 9 10 9

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 14 boxscore L 0-1 @ Denver Broncos 7 35 21 326 237 89 4 16 321 186 135
2 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-2 Kansas City Chiefs 0 31 6 82 39 43 1 25 395 163 232 2
3 Sun September 28 boxscore L 0-3 Oakland Raiders 23 38 10 170 118 52 3 21 423 213 210 1
4 Sun October 5 boxscore L 0-4 New York Jets 14 23 11 203 168 35 3 20 309 145 164 1
5 Sat October 11 boxscore L 0-5 @ Buffalo Bills 16 23 14 248 148 100 2 20 364 160 204 2
6 Sun October 19 boxscore L 0-6 San Diego Chargers 10 13 11 217 90 127 2 24 334 163 171 2
7 Sun October 26 boxscore L 0-7 @ New York Jets 17 23 10 211 129 82 2 21 318 108 210 3
8 Sun November 2 boxscore W 1-7 Houston Oilers 24 0 14 315 162 153 1 17 286 203 83 4
9 Sun November 9 boxscore L 1-8 Miami Dolphins 16 17 7 211 28 183 2 8 208 63 145 1
10 Sun November 16 boxscore W 2-8 @ Cincinnati Bengals 25 14 13 298 88 210 14 305 191 114 5
11 Sun November 23 boxscore W 3-8 Buffalo Bills 35 21 16 373 234 139 1 24 425 248 177 4
12 Sun November 30 boxscore W 4-8 @ Miami Dolphins 38 23 10 216 135 81 2 19 243 99 144 4
13 Sun December 7 boxscore L 4-9 @ San Diego Chargers 18 28 16 293 183 110 4 24 430 240 190 3
14 Sun December 14 boxscore L 4-10 @ Houston Oilers 23 27 7 256 171 85 1 25 449 269 180 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
17 Mike Taliaferro* 28 QB 14 14 4-10-0 160 331 48.3 2160 19 5.7 18 5.4 77 6.5 5.2 13.5 154.3 66.0 24 261 5.35 4.14 6.8 1 2
15 Kim Hammond 25 3 0 2 6 33.3 31 0 0.0 0 0.0 18 5.2 5.2 15.5 10.3 51.4 0 0 5.17 5.17 0.0
30 Carl Garrett* 22 HB/KR/PR 14 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 26.2 14 4-10-0 162 338 47.9 2191 19 5.6 18 5.3 77 6.5 5.2 13.5 156.5 65.6 24 261 5.33 4.14 6.6 1 2
Opp Total 14 203 348 58.3 2610 18 5.2 20 5.7 7.5 5.95 12.9 186.4 75.2 22 159 6.6 5.2 5.9

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
35 Jim Nance 27 FB/hb 14 14 193 750 6 43 3.9 53.6 13.8 29 168 5.8 0 27 2.1 12.0 918 6 1
30 Carl Garrett* 22 HB/KR/PR 14 6 137 691 5 80 5.0 49.4 9.8 29 267 9.2 2 34 2.1 19.1 958 7 6
13 R.C. Gamble 23 hb 13 5 16 35 0 9 2.2 2.7 1.2 7 74 10.6 0 20 0.5 5.7 109 0 1
17 Mike Taliaferro* 28 QB 14 14 12 -16 0 4 -1.3 -1.1 0.9 -16 0 3
22 Sid Blanks 29 14 0 7 30 0 12 4.3 2.1 0.5 2 16 8.0 0 13 0.1 1.1 46 0 1
81 Charley Frazier 30 WR 14 12 2 -1 0 9 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 19 306 16.1 7 50 1.4 21.9 305 7 2
34 Ron Sellers* 22 WR 12 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 705 26.1 6 77 2.3 58.8 705 6 0
33 Bill Rademacher 27 wr 13 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 217 12.8 3 40 1.3 16.7 217 3 0
82 Jim Whalen 26 TE 14 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 235 14.7 1 47 1.1 16.8 235 1 0
29 Aaron Marsh 24 wr 14 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 108 13.5 0 21 0.6 7.7 108 0 0
66 Barry Brown 26 te 7 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 69 11.5 0 15 0.9 9.9 69 0 0
20 Gino Cappelletti 35 K 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 21 21.0 0 21 0.1 1.5 21 0 0
49 Tom Richardson 25 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 5 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 367 1489 11 80 4.1 106.4 26.2 162 2191 13.5 19 77 11.6 156.5 3680 30 15
Opp Total 14 528 2359 18 4.5 168.5 37.7 203 2451 12.1 18 14.5 175.1 4810 36 33

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Carl Garrett* 22 HB/KR/PR 14 6 12 159 0 45 13.3 28 792 0 63 28.3 1909
22 Sid Blanks 29 14 0 5 10 0 12 2.0 6 131 0 25 21.8 187
41 Larry Carwell 25 LCB 13 13 5 43 0 13 8.6 1 28 0 28 28.0 71
29 Aaron Marsh 24 wr 14 4 6 136 0 41 22.7 244
26 Clarence Scott 25 14 0 6 43 0 14 7.2 43
24 Bob Gladieux 22 10 0 4 61 0 20 15.3 61
88 Ron Berger 26 dt 7 1 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
13 R.C. Gamble 23 hb 13 5 1 23 0 23 23.0 132
21 Tom Janik 29 P 14 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
54 Marty Schottenheimer 26 lb 11 1 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Team Total 26.2 14 23 212 0 45 9.2 54 1247 0 63 23.1 5139
Opp Total 14 19 114 0 6.0 56 1068 0 19.1

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
21 Tom Janik 29 P 14 1 70 2903 56 0 41.5
20 Gino Cappelletti 35 K 14 0 7 6 4 1 12 6 9 1 2 34 14 41.2% 27 26 96.3%
Team Total 26.2 14 7 6 4 1 12 6 9 1 2 34 14 41.2% 27 26 96.3% 70 2903 56 0 41.5
Opp Total 14 28 17 60.7% 38 37 97.4% 55 2123 38.6

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
30 Carl Garrett* 22 HB/KR/PR 14 6 0 6 2 0 0
25 John Charles 25 LS 13 13 4 46 1 25 0 0 0 1 0 0
52 Ed Philpott 24 LLB 14 14 4 37 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
41 Larry Carwell 25 LCB 13 13 4 114 0 38 0
50 Jim Cheyunski 24 MLB 14 14 1 37 0 37 0 0 0 3 21 0
23 Daryl Johnson 23 RCB 14 14 2 23 0 23 0 0 0 1 32 1 1
26 Clarence Scott 25 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
17 Mike Taliaferro* 28 QB 14 14 0 3 0 -4 0
22 Sid Blanks 29 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
81 Charley Frazier 30 WR 14 12 0 2 0 0 0
87 Ray Jacobs 31 lde 8 5 0 0 2 0 0
42 Don Webb* 30 RS 14 14 2 32 0 32 0
88 Ron Berger 26 dt 7 1 0 0 1 0 0
57 John Bramlett 28 RLB 12 12 1 26 0 26 0
13 R.C. Gamble 23 hb 13 5 0 1 0 0 0
79 Jim Lee Hunt* 31 LDT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
21 Tom Janik 29 P 14 1 1 8 0 8 0
74 Ezell Jones 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
76 Charley Long 31 g 13 3 0 0 1 0 0
35 Jim Nance 27 FB/hb 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
49 Tom Richardson 25 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
54 Marty Schottenheimer 26 lb 11 1 1 3 0 3 0
55 J.R. Williamson 28 lb 14 1 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 20 326 1 38 0 0 15 19 66 1 2
Opp Total 14 24 33 19

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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 35 K 14 0 26 14 68
81 Charley Frazier 30 WR 14 12 7 7 42
30 Carl Garrett* 22 HB/KR/PR 14 6 5 2 7 42
35 Jim Nance 27 FB/hb 14 14 6 6 36
34 Ron Sellers* 22 WR 12 9 6 6 36
33 Bill Rademacher 27 wr 13 4 3 3 18
23 Daryl Johnson 23 RCB 14 14 1 1 1 8
25 John Charles 25 LS 13 13 1 1 6
82 Jim Whalen 26 TE 14 11 1 1 6
15 Kim Hammond 25 3 0 1 2
74 Ezell Jones 22 14 0 1 2
Team Total 26.2 14 11 19 1 1 32 1 26 14 2 266
Opp Total 14 18 18 1 1 37 17 316