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1962 Philadelphia Eagles

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3-10-1, Finished 7th in NFL East Division  · 1962 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.7, Offense: -4.4, Defense: -3.3, SoS: -2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 282 points (20.1/g), 11th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 356 points (25.4/g), 9th.
 Differential of -74 points (-5.3/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 5.1-8.9.

Coach: Nick Skorich (3-10-1)

Stadium: Franklin Field
 Training Camp: (Hershey, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

Majority Owner James P. Clark Led group of investors known as the "Happy Hundred"
General Manager Vince McNally
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 282 4540 783 5.8 44 13 13 235 228 428 3385 23 31 7.4 146 324 1155 13 3.6 76
Team Defense 356 5046 902 5.6 39 13 18 275 198 363 2920 16 26 7.8 129 526 2126 23 4.0 128
Lg Rank Offense 11 7 9 1 11 3 1 5 13 2 14 13 9 13
Lg Rank Defense 9 11 7 11 13 4 9 5 4 12 14 13 14 8

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 16 boxscore L 0-1 St. Louis Cardinals 21 27 13 285 257 28 2 23 354 179 175
2 Sun September 23 boxscore L 0-2 New York Giants 13 29 23 418 381 37 3 13 355 268 87 2
3 Sun September 30 boxscore W 1-2 Cleveland Browns 35 7 23 398 288 110 4 16 230 126 104 6
4 Sat October 6 boxscore L 1-3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7 13 11 197 153 44 3 18 368 132 236 2
5 Sun October 14 boxscore L 1-4 @ Dallas Cowboys 19 41 21 328 250 78 2 13 354 199 155 1
6 Sun October 21 boxscore L 1-5 Washington Redskins 21 27 24 462 308 154 7 15 325 276 49 3
7 Sun October 28 boxscore L 1-6 @ Minnesota Vikings 21 31 18 404 314 90 5 17 359 172 187 1
8 Sun November 4 boxscore T 1-6-1 @ Cleveland Browns 14 14 15 189 124 65 4 16 301 119 182 4
9 Sun November 11 boxscore L 1-7-1 Green Bay Packers 0 49 3 54 24 30 1 37 628 334 294 2
10 Sun November 18 boxscore L 1-8-1 @ New York Giants 14 19 8 199 84 115 2 16 268 82 186 3
11 Sun November 25 boxscore W 2-8-1 Dallas Cowboys 28 14 22 453 313 140 2 19 300 208 92 4
12 Sun December 2 boxscore W 3-8-1 @ Washington Redskins 37 14 21 372 252 120 2 26 347 272 75 5
13 Sun December 9 boxscore L 3-9-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 17 26 16 283 218 65 3 16 268 138 130 4
14 Sun December 16 boxscore L 3-10-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 35 45 17 498 419 79 4 30 589 415 174 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
9 Sonny Jurgensen 28 QB 14 13 3-9-1 196 366 53.6% 3261 22 6.0 26 7.1 84 8.9 6.9 16.6 232.9 74.3
10 King Hill 26 P 14 1 0-1-0 31 61 50.8% 361 0 0.0 5 8.2 37 5.9 2.2 11.6 25.8 34.9
25 Tommy McDonald* 28 FL 14 0 1 1 100.0% 10 1 100.0 0 0.0 10 10.0 30.0 10.0 0.7 147.9
Team Total 26.2 14 3-10-1 228 428 53.3% 3632 23 5.4 31 7.2 84 8.5 6.3 15.9 259.4 69.6 0 0
Opp Total 14 198 363 54.5% 3023 16 4.4 26 7.2 8.3 5.99 15.3 215.9 67.1 13 103 7.8 5.5 3.5

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
22 Timmy Brown* 25 HB/KR/PR 14 0 137 545 5 61 4.0 38.9 9.8 52 849 16.3 6 82 3.7 60.6 1394 11 7
26 Clarence Peaks 27 FB 14 0 137 447 3 48 3.3 31.9 9.8 39 347 8.9 0 27 2.8 24.8 794 3 9
30 Theron Sapp 27 12 0 23 53 2 17 2.3 4.4 1.9 6 80 13.3 0 34 0.5 6.7 133 2 1
9 Sonny Jurgensen 28 QB 14 13 17 44 2 30 2.6 3.1 1.2 44 2 4
33 Merrill Douglas 26 13 0 4 7 0 6 1.8 0.5 0.3 7 0 0
10 King Hill 26 P 14 1 4 40 1 22 10.0 2.9 0.3 40 1 1
41 Howard Cassady 28 5 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 1.2 0.2 14 188 13.4 2 47 2.8 37.6 194 2 1
85 Ralph Smith 24 13 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 1.0 0.1 1 29 29.0 0 29 0.1 2.2 42 0 0
25 Tommy McDonald* 28 FL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 1146 19.8 10 60 4.1 81.9 1146 10 1
44 Pete Retzlaff 31 SE 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 30 584 19.5 3 84 3.8 73.0 584 3 0
87 Dick Lucas 28 TE 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 236 12.4 1 24 2.1 26.2 236 1 1
20 Frank Budd 23 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 130 26.0 1 49 0.4 10.0 130 1 0
83 Bobby Walston 34 K 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 43 10.8 0 16 0.3 3.1 43 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 324 1155 13 61 3.6 82.5 23.1 228 3632 15.9 23 84 16.3 259.4 4787 36 25
Opp Total 14 526 2126 23 4.0 151.9 37.6 198 2920 14.7 16 14.1 208.6 5046 39 22

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 Timmy Brown* 25 HB/KR/PR 14 0 6 81 0 38 13.5 30 831 1 99 27.7 2306
41 Howard Cassady 28 5 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 14 249 0 34 17.8 445
33 Merrill Douglas 26 13 0 6 136 0 40 22.7 143
25 Tommy McDonald* 28 FL 14 0 5 8 0 6 1.6 1154
35 Ted Dean 24 2 0 4 83 0 28 20.8 83
55 Maxie Baughan 24 RLB 14 14 3 9 0 7 3.0 9
27 Irv Cross 23 RCB 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2 72 0 37 36.0 74
63 Mike Woulfe 23 13 0 2 5 0 5 2.5 5
85 Ralph Smith 24 13 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 44
Team Total 26.2 14 14 95 0 38 6.8 61 1385 1 99 22.7 6267
Opp Total 14 24 174 0 7.3 56 1459 1 26.1

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
10 King Hill 26 P 14 1 64 2747 80 0 42.9
83 Bobby Walston 34 K 14 0 15 4 26.7%% 38 36 94.7%%
62 John Wittenborn 26 LG 14 0 4 2 50.0%%
Team Total 26.2 14 19 6 31.6%% 38 36 94.7%% 64 2747 80 0 42.9
Opp Total 14 37 19 51.4%% 43 41 95.3%% 42 1604 38.2

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
22 Timmy Brown* 25 HB/KR/PR 14 0 0 7 4 0 0
45 Don Burroughs 31 RS 12 0 7 96 0 28 0 0 0 3 0 0
26 Clarence Peaks 27 FB 14 0 0 9 1 0 0
27 Irv Cross 23 RCB 14 0 5 46 0 22 0 0 0 1 0 0
9 Sonny Jurgensen 28 QB 14 13 0 4 2 0 0
23 Mike McClellan 23 14 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
21 Jimmy Carr 29 LS 14 0 3 59 0 25 0 0 0 1 0 0
48 Ben Scotti 25 LCB 14 14 4 72 0 39 0
55 Maxie Baughan 24 RLB 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
67 Pete Case 22 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
41 Howard Cassady 28 5 0 0 1 1 0 0
42 Bob Harrison 25 LLB 13 0 2 14 0 12 0
29 John Nocera 28 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 John Baker 27 LDE 7 0 0 0 1 3 0
60 Chuck Bednarik 37 MLB 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
10 King Hill 26 P 14 1 0 1 0 0 0
87 Dick Lucas 28 TE 9 0 0 1 0 0 0
75 Jim McCusker 26 LT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
25 Tommy McDonald* 28 FL 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
30 Theron Sapp 27 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Jim Schrader 30 C 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
63 Mike Woulfe 23 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 26 289 0 39 0 0 25 25 10 0
Opp Total 14 31 22 9

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
22 Timmy Brown* 25 HB/KR/PR 14 0 5 6 1 1 13 78
25 Tommy McDonald* 28 FL 14 0 10 10 60
83 Bobby Walston 34 K 14 0 36 4 48
26 Clarence Peaks 27 FB 14 0 3 3 18
44 Pete Retzlaff 31 SE 8 0 3 3 18
41 Howard Cassady 28 5 0 2 2 12
9 Sonny Jurgensen 28 QB 14 13 2 2 12
30 Theron Sapp 27 12 0 2 2 12
20 Frank Budd 23 13 0 1 1 6
10 King Hill 26 P 14 1 1 1 6
87 Dick Lucas 28 TE 9 0 1 1 6
62 John Wittenborn 26 LG 14 0 2 6
Team Total 26.2 14 13 23 1 1 38 36 6 282
Opp Total 14 23 16 1 2 41 19 356

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-16 STL L, 21-27 1 99 field goal Timmy Brown 99 yard field goal return (Bobby Walston kick)
2 1962-09-16 STL L, 21-27 2 11 pass Tommy McDonald 11 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
3 1962-09-16 STL L, 21-27 4 1 rush Timmy Brown 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
4 1962-09-23 NYG L, 13-29 1 14 pass Timmy Brown 14 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
5 1962-09-30 CLE W, 35-7 1 31 pass Tommy McDonald 31 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
6 1962-09-30 CLE W, 35-7 2 1 rush Sonny Jurgensen 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
7 1962-09-30 CLE W, 35-7 3 1 rush Clarence Peaks 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
8 1962-09-30 CLE W, 35-7 4 15 pass Dick Lucas 15 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
9 1962-09-30 CLE W, 35-7 4 1 rush Theron Sapp 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
10 1962-10-06 @ PIT L, 7-13 3 46 pass Tommy McDonald 46 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
11 1962-10-14 @ DAL L, 19-41 4 1 rush King Hill 1 yard rush
12 1962-10-14 @ DAL L, 19-41 4 5 rush Theron Sapp 5 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
13 1962-10-21 WAS L, 21-27 2 8 pass Howard Cassady 8 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
14 1962-10-21 WAS L, 21-27 3 13 pass Tommy McDonald 13 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
15 1962-10-21 WAS L, 21-27 4 47 pass Howard Cassady 47 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
16 1962-10-28 @ MIN L, 21-31 1 31 pass Tommy McDonald 31 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
17 1962-10-28 @ MIN L, 21-31 3 1 rush Clarence Peaks 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
18 1962-10-28 @ MIN L, 21-31 4 80 pass Timmy Brown 80 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
19 1962-11-04 @ CLE T, 14-14 1 22 rush Clarence Peaks 22 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
20 1962-11-04 @ CLE T, 14-14 3 5 pass Timmy Brown 5 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
21 1962-11-18 @ NYG L, 14-19 1 34 pass Tommy McDonald 34 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
22 1962-11-18 @ NYG L, 14-19 1 61 rush Timmy Brown 61 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
23 1962-11-25 DAL W, 28-14 1 25 pass Tommy McDonald 25 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
24 1962-11-25 DAL W, 28-14 1 2 rush Timmy Brown 2 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
25 1962-11-25 DAL W, 28-14 2 1 rush Sonny Jurgensen 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
26 1962-11-25 DAL W, 28-14 4 22 rush Timmy Brown 22 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
27 1962-12-02 @ WAS W, 37-14 2 99 kickoff Timmy Brown 99 yard kickoff return (Bobby Walston kick)
28 1962-12-02 @ WAS W, 37-14 2 12 pass Pete Retzlaff 12 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
29 1962-12-02 @ WAS W, 37-14 3 3 rush Timmy Brown 3 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
30 1962-12-02 @ WAS W, 37-14 3 10 pass Timmy Brown 10 yard pass from Tommy McDonald (Bobby Walston kick)
31 1962-12-02 @ WAS W, 37-14 4 49 pass Frank Budd 49 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen
32 1962-12-09 PIT L, 17-26 1 7 pass Pete Retzlaff 7 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
33 1962-12-09 PIT L, 17-26 3 49 pass Pete Retzlaff 49 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
34 1962-12-16 @ STL L, 35-45 1 56 pass Tommy McDonald 56 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
35 1962-12-16 @ STL L, 35-45 2 60 pass Tommy McDonald 60 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
36 1962-12-16 @ STL L, 35-45 2 60 pass Timmy Brown 60 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
37 1962-12-16 @ STL L, 35-45 2 40 pass Tommy McDonald 40 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
38 1962-12-16 @ STL L, 35-45 3 82 pass Timmy Brown 82 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-16 STL W, 27-21 2 2 pass John David Crow 2 yard pass from Sam Etcheverry
2 1962-09-16 STL W, 27-21 2 68 pass Sonny Randle 68 yard pass from Sam Etcheverry (Gerry Perry kick)
3 1962-09-16 STL W, 27-21 3 26 rush John David Crow 26 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
4 1962-09-16 STL W, 27-21 4 2 rush John David Crow 2 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
5 1962-09-23 NYG W, 29-13 1 69 pass Del Shofner 69 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
6 1962-09-23 NYG W, 29-13 2 56 pass Del Shofner 56 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
7 1962-09-23 NYG W, 29-13 4 77 blocked field goal Dick Lynch 77 yard blocked field goal return
8 1962-09-30 CLE L, 7-35 1 5 rush Jim Brown 5 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
9 1962-10-06 @ PIT W, 13-7 1 24 interception Bob Schmitz 24 yard interception return (Lou Michaels kick)
10 1962-10-14 @ DAL W, 41-19 2 20 rush Amos Marsh 20 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
11 1962-10-14 @ DAL W, 41-19 2 8 pass Frank Clarke 8 yard pass from Eddie LeBaron (Sam Baker kick)
12 1962-10-14 @ DAL W, 41-19 3 57 pass Frank Clarke 57 yard pass from Don Meredith (Sam Baker kick)
13 1962-10-14 @ DAL W, 41-19 4 101 kickoff Amos Marsh 101 yard kickoff return (Sam Baker kick)
14 1962-10-14 @ DAL W, 41-19 4 100 interception Mike Gaechter 100 yard interception return (Sam Baker kick)
15 1962-10-21 WAS W, 27-21 2 28 pass Bobby Mitchell 28 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
16 1962-10-21 WAS W, 27-21 2 3 rush Billy Ray Barnes 3 yard rush (Bob Khayat kick)
17 1962-10-21 WAS W, 27-21 4 29 pass Bobby Mitchell 29 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
18 1962-10-28 @ MIN W, 31-21 2 1 rush Tommy Mason 1 yard rush (Jim Christopherson kick)
19 1962-10-28 @ MIN W, 31-21 2 10 rush Fran Tarkenton 10 yard rush (Jim Christopherson kick)
20 1962-10-28 @ MIN W, 31-21 2 74 pass Tommy Mason 74 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Jim Christopherson kick)
21 1962-10-28 @ MIN W, 31-21 4 8 pass Tommy Mason 8 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Jim Christopherson kick)
22 1962-11-04 @ CLE T, 14-14 2 5 rush Charlie Scales 5 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
23 1962-11-04 @ CLE T, 14-14 4 9 rush Frank Ryan 9 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
24 1962-11-11 GNB W, 49-0 1 3 rush Tom Moore 3 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
25 1962-11-11 GNB W, 49-0 2 5 rush Jim Taylor 5 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
26 1962-11-11 GNB W, 49-0 2 7 rush Tom Moore 7 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
27 1962-11-11 GNB W, 49-0 2 25 pass Boyd Dowler 25 yard pass from Tom Moore (Jerry Kramer kick)
28 1962-11-11 GNB W, 49-0 2 1 rush Jim Taylor 1 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
29 1962-11-11 GNB W, 49-0 3 4 rush Jim Taylor 4 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
30 1962-11-11 GNB W, 49-0 3 5 rush Jim Taylor 5 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
31 1962-11-18 @ NYG W, 19-14 1 8 rush Alex Webster 8 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
32 1962-11-25 DAL L, 14-28 2 1 rush Amos Marsh 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
33 1962-11-25 DAL L, 14-28 3 5 rush Amos Marsh 5 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
34 1962-12-02 @ WAS L, 14-37 1 5 pass Steve Junker 5 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
35 1962-12-02 @ WAS L, 14-37 2 10 pass Dick James 10 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
36 1962-12-09 PIT W, 26-17 2 12 pass Preston Carpenter 12 yard pass from Ed Brown (Lou Michaels kick)
37 1962-12-09 PIT W, 26-17 2 1 rush John Henry Johnson 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
38 1962-12-16 @ STL W, 45-35 1 5 rush John David Crow 5 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
39 1962-12-16 @ STL W, 45-35 1 77 pass Sonny Randle 77 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Gerry Perry kick)
40 1962-12-16 @ STL W, 45-35 2 16 pass John David Crow 16 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Gerry Perry kick)
41 1962-12-16 @ STL W, 45-35 2 6 rush Charley Johnson 6 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
42 1962-12-16 @ STL W, 45-35 3 1 rush John David Crow 1 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
43 1962-12-16 @ STL W, 45-35 4 2 rush John David Crow 2 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)