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1969 Boston Patriots

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4-10-0, Finished 3rd in 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)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Mike Taliaferro* 28 5 14 160 for 331, 2,160 yards, 19 td, 18 int, & 12 rushes for -16 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 10th / 138th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 28th / 219th pick / 1963
HB Carl Garrett* 22 Rook 6 137 rushes for 691 yards, 5 td, & 29 catches for 267 yards and 2 td Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969
FB Jim Nance 27 4 14 193 rushes for 750 yards, 6 td, & 29 catches for 168 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 45th pick / 1965
Boston Patriots / 19th / 151st pick / 1965
WR Charley Frazier 30 7 12 19 catches for 306 yards, 7 td, & 2 rushes for -1 yards and 0 td
WR Ron Sellers* 22 Rook 9 27 catches for 705 yards, 6 td Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1969
TE Jim Whalen 26 4 11 16 catches for 235 yards, 1 td Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1965
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 51st pick / 1965
LT Tom Funchess 25 1 14 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1968
LG Mike Montler 25 Rook 11 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1969
C Jon Morris* 27 5 14 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 27th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 4th / 29th pick / 1964
RG Len St. Jean 28 5 14 Boston Patriots / 9th / 68th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 17th / 237th pick / 1964
RT Tom Neville 26 4 14 Boston Patriots / 7th / 55th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 115th pick / 1965
 Defensive Starters
LDE Karl Henke 24 1 7 New York Jets / 8th / 214th pick / 1968
LDT Jim Lee Hunt* 31 9 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 16th / 181st pick / 1960
RDT Houston Antwine 30 8 14 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
RDE Larry Eisenhauer 29 8 13 Boston Patriots / 6th / 42nd pick / 1961
LLB Ed Philpott 24 2 14 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1967
MLB Jim Cheyunski 24 1 14 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 12th / 305th pick / 1968
RLB John Bramlett 28 4 12 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LCB Larry Carwell 25 2 13 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1967
RCB Daryl Johnson 23 1 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 8th / 197th pick / 1968
LS John Charles 25 2 13 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1967
RS Don Webb* 30 8 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 24th / 186th pick / 1961
 Special Teams Starters
K Gino Cappelletti 35 9 0 14 of 34 field goals & 26 of 27 extra points
P Tom Janik 29 6 1 70 punts for a 41.5 average, 0 blocked Denver Broncos / 3rd / 21st pick / 1963
Detroit Lions / 12th / 167th pick / 1963
PR Carl Garrett* 22 Rook 6 12 punt returns for a 13.2 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969
KR Carl Garrett* 22 Rook 6 28 kick returns for a 28.3 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
65 Houston Antwine 30 RDT 14 14 270 6-0 Southern Illinois 4/11/1939 8 8 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
88 Ron Berger 26 dt 7 1 290 6-8 Wayne State (NE) 9/30/1943 Rook 1
22 Sid Blanks 29 14 0 200 6-1 Texas A&M-Kingsville 4/29/1940 5 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 38th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1964
57 John Bramlett 28 RLB 12 12 220 6-1 Memphis 7/7/1941 4 5
66 Barry Brown 26 te 7 2 230 6-3 Florida 4/17/1943 3 1 Baltimore Colts / 19th / 266th pick / 1965
62 John Cagle 22 de 6 1 260 6-3 Clemson 3/26/1947 Rook 1 Boston Patriots / 14th / 344th pick / 1969
20 Gino Cappelletti 35 K 14 0 190 6-0 Minnesota 3/26/1934 9 0
41 Larry Carwell 25 LCB 13 13 188 6-1 Iowa St. 8/5/1944 2 5 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1967
25 John Charles 25 LS 13 13 205 6-0 Purdue 5/9/1944 2 6 Boston Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1967
50 Jim Cheyunski 24 MLB 14 14 225 6-1 Syracuse 12/29/1945 1 7 Boston Patriots / 12th / 305th pick / 1968
72 Larry Eisenhauer 29 RDE 14 13 250 6-5 Boston Col. 2/22/1940 8 5 Boston Patriots / 6th / 42nd pick / 1961
81 Charley Frazier 30 WR 14 12 190 6-0 Texas Southern 8/12/1939 7 4
73 Tom Funchess 25 LT 14 14 265 6-5 Jackson St. 9/12/1944 1 6 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1968
13 R.C. Gamble 23 hb 13 5 220 6-3 South Carolina St. 9/27/1946 1 1 Boston Patriots / 4th / 88th pick / 1968
30 Carl Garrett* 22 HB 14 6 210 5-11 New Mex. Highlands 8/31/1947 Rook 11 Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969
24 Bob Gladieux 22 10 0 195 5-11 Notre Dame 1/2/1947 Rook 0 Boston Patriots / 8th / 188th pick / 1969
15 Kim Hammond 25 3 0 190 6-1 Florida St. 10/12/1944 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 142nd pick / 1968
80 Karl Henke 24 LDE 10 7 245 6-4 Tulsa 3/8/1945 1 3 New York Jets / 8th / 214th pick / 1968
36 Ken Herock 28 6 0 230 6-2 West Virginia 7/16/1941 6 0
79 Jim Lee Hunt* 31 LDT 14 14 255 5-11 Prairie View 10/5/1938 9 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 16th / 181st pick / 1960
87 Ray Jacobs 31 lde 8 5 285 6-3 Howard Payne 11/21/1938 6 3 Houston Oilers / 1st / 7th pick / 1962
Dallas Cowboys / 17th / 228th pick / 1962
21 Tom Janik 29 P 14 1 190 6-3 Texas A&M,Texas A&M-Kingsville 9/6/1940 6 3 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 21st pick / 1963
Detroit Lions / 12th / 167th pick / 1963
23 Daryl Johnson 23 RCB 14 14 190 5-11 Morgan St. 8/11/1946 1 6 Boston Patriots / 8th / 197th pick / 1968
74 Ezell Jones 22 14 0 255 6-4 Minnesota 7/11/1947 Rook 3 New York Jets / 4th / 104th pick / 1969
76 Charley Long 31 g 13 3 260 6-4 Tenn-Chattanooga 4/6/1938 8 2 Boston Patriots / 8th / 58th pick / 1961
29 Aaron Marsh 24 wr 14 4 190 6-1 East. Kentucky 7/27/1945 1 2 Boston Patriots / 3rd / 60th pick / 1968
28 Art McMahon 23 10 0 190 6-0 North Carolina St. 2/24/1946 1 2 Boston Patriots / 15th / 385th pick / 1968
64 Mike Montler 25 LG 14 11 254 6-5 Colorado 1/10/1944 Rook 5 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1969
56 Jon Morris* 27 C 14 14 254 6-4 Holy Cross 4/5/1942 5 10 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 27th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 4th / 29th pick / 1964
35 Jim Nance 27 FB 14 14 235 6-1 Syracuse 12/30/1942 4 10 Chicago Bears / 4th / 45th pick / 1965
Boston Patriots / 19th / 151st pick / 1965
77 Tom Neville 26 RT 14 14 260 6-4 Mississippi St. 8/12/1943 4 6 Boston Patriots / 7th / 55th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 115th pick / 1965
44 John Outlaw 24 db 9 1 180 5-10 Jackson St. 1/8/1945 Rook 1 Boston Patriots / 10th / 249th pick / 1968
52 Ed Philpott 24 LLB 14 14 240 6-3 Miami (OH) 9/14/1945 2 7 Boston Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1967
33 Bill Rademacher 27 wr 13 4 190 6-1 Northern Michigan 5/13/1942 5 3
49 Tom Richardson 25 14 0 195 6-2 Jackson St. 10/15/1944 Rook 0
54 Marty Schottenheimer 26 lb 11 1 225 6-3 Pittsburgh 9/23/1943 4 1 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 49th pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 7th / 56th pick / 1965
26 Clarence Scott 25 14 0 186 6-1 Morgan St. 5/5/1944 Rook 3
34 Ron Sellers* 22 WR 12 9 205 6-4 Florida St. 2/5/1947 Rook 10 Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1969
14 Tom Sherman 24 4 0 190 6-0 Penn St. 12/5/1945 1 0
60 Len St. Jean 28 RG 14 14 250 5-11 Northern Michigan 10/27/1941 5 6 Boston Patriots / 9th / 68th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 17th / 237th pick / 1964
17 Mike Taliaferro* 28 QB 14 14 202 6-2 Illinois 7/26/1941 5 10 New York Giants / 10th / 138th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 28th / 219th pick / 1963
75 Ed Toner 25 7 0 250 6-2 Massachusetts 9/11/1944 2 2 Baltimore Colts / 18th / 275th pick / 1966
42 Don Webb* 30 RS 14 14 182 5-10 Iowa St. 5/22/1939 8 6 Boston Patriots / 24th / 186th pick / 1961
82 Jim Whalen 26 TE 14 11 210 6-2 Boston Col. 5/20/1943 4 3 Boston Patriots / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1965
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 51st pick / 1965
55 J.R. Williamson 28 lb 14 1 220 6-2 Louisiana Tech 10/9/1941 5 2 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 71st pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 8th / 106th pick / 1964
70 Mel Witt 24 de 6 1 250 6-3 Texas-Arlington 11/23/1945 2 1 Boston Patriots / 5th / 128th pick / 1967
Team Total 26.2 14 223.2 6-1.8 3.2