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1966 Philadelphia Eagles

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9-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1966 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.0, Offense: -0.8, Defense: -2.2, SoS: -2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 326 points (23.3/g), 5th of 15 in the NFL. Allowed 340 points (24.3/g), 11th.
 Differential of -14 points (-1.0/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 6.7-7.3.

Coach: Joe Kuharich (9-5-0)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner Jerry Wolman
Head Coach/de facto General Manager Joe Kuharich
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 326 3759 891 4.2 39 17 15 231 179 378 1900 14 22 4.6 104 478 1859 19 3.9 112
Team Defense 340 4370 870 5.0 35 15 20 249 226 446 2677 23 20 5.6 139 390 1693 13 4.3 90
Lg Rank Offense 5 11 10 10 8 13 14 10 7 14 2 5 2 5
Lg Rank Defense 11 11 8 7 11 14 12 12 9 9 3 8 8 14

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 11 boxscore L 0-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 13 16 18 254 121 133 20 278 158 120 1
2 Sun September 18 boxscore W 1-1 Atlanta Falcons 23 10 20 340 135 205 2 16 298 202 96 3
3 Sun September 25 boxscore W 2-1 New York Giants 35 17 18 271 161 110 19 386 236 150 1
4 Sun October 2 boxscore L 2-2 St. Louis Cardinals 10 41 17 230 168 62 5 8 147 63 84 1
4 Sun October 9 boxscore L 2-3 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 56 11 217 179 38 1 32 652 440 212
6 Sun October 16 boxscore W 3-3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 31 14 22 281 93 188 3 14 178 91 87 3
7 Sun October 23 boxscore W 4-3 @ New York Giants 31 3 18 316 114 202 3 13 228 152 76 5
8 Sun October 30 boxscore L 4-4 Washington Redskins 13 27 14 257 152 105 2 17 260 159 101 3
9 Sun November 6 boxscore W 5-4 Dallas Cowboys 24 23 5 80 22 58 3 16 240 128 112 2
9 Sun November 13 boxscore L 5-5 @ Cleveland Browns 7 27 17 290 175 115 4 17 345 176 169
10 Sun November 20 boxscore W 6-5 @ San Francisco 49ers 35 34 15 289 169 120 5 24 404 238 166 5
12 Sun December 4 boxscore W 7-5 Pittsburgh Steelers 27 23 19 304 124 180 2 15 250 155 95 2
13 Sun December 11 boxscore W 8-5 Cleveland Browns 33 21 17 320 117 203 5 21 349 231 118 3
14 Sun December 18 boxscore W 9-5 @ Washington Redskins 37 28 20 310 170 140 4 17 355 248 107 6

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
16 Norm Snead 27 QB 10 10 5-5-0 103 226 45.6% 1275 8 3.5 11 4.9 48 5.6 4.2 12.4 127.5 55.1 0 1
10 King Hill 30 qb 10 2 2-0-0 53 97 54.6% 571 5 5.2 7 7.2 30 5.9 3.7 10.8 57.1 59.3 2 2
3 Jack Concannon 23 qb 11 2 2-0-0 21 51 41.2% 262 1 2.0 4 7.8 44 5.1 2.0 12.5 23.8 31.7
29 Izzy Lang 24 rb 14 2 2 3 66.7% 51 0 0.0 0 0.0 36 17.0 17.0 25.5 3.6 109.7
34 Earl Gros 26 FB 14 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 25.8 14 9-5-0 179 378 47.4% 2159 14 3.7 22 5.8 48 5.7 3.8 12.1 154.2 53.4 2 3
Opp Total 14 226 446 50.7% 2964 23 5.2 20 4.5 6.6 5.66 13.1 211.7 70.5 34 287 5.6 4.7 7.1

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
22 Timmy Brown 29 HB 13 0 161 548 3 24 3.4 42.2 12.4 33 371 11.2 3 39 2.5 28.5 919 6 4
34 Earl Gros 26 FB 14 0 102 396 7 26 3.9 28.3 7.3 18 214 11.9 2 48 1.3 15.3 610 9 3
37 Tom Woodeshick 25 rb 14 4 85 330 4 21 3.9 23.6 6.1 10 118 11.8 1 44 0.7 8.4 448 5 2
29 Izzy Lang 24 rb 14 2 52 239 1 39 4.6 17.1 3.7 12 107 8.9 0 24 0.9 7.6 346 1 2
33 Ollie Matson 36 KR 14 0 29 101 1 28 3.5 7.2 2.1 6 30 5.0 1 11 0.4 2.1 131 2 3
3 Jack Concannon 23 qb 11 2 25 195 2 29 7.8 17.7 2.3 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 202 2 2
16 Norm Snead 27 QB 10 10 15 32 1 17 2.1 3.2 1.5 32 1 7
10 King Hill 30 qb 10 2 7 -2 0 2 -0.3 -0.2 0.7 -2 0 2
86 Fred Hill 23 SE 14 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 29 304 10.5 0 36 2.1 21.7 309 0 0
38 Sam Baker 37 K/P 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 1.1 0.1 15 0 0
44 Pete Retzlaff 35 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 40 653 16.3 6 40 2.9 46.6 653 6 0
81 Ron Goodwin 25 FL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 212 13.3 1 30 1.3 17.7 212 1 0
18 Ben Hawkins 22 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 143 10.2 0 23 1.0 10.2 143 0 3
Team Total 25.8 14 478 1859 19 39 3.9 132.8 34.1 179 2159 12.1 14 48 12.8 154.2 4018 33 32
Opp Total 14 390 1693 13 4.3 120.9 27.9 226 2677 11.8 23 16.1 191.2 4370 36 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
33 Ollie Matson 36 KR 14 0 26 544 0 31 20.9 675
22 Timmy Brown 29 HB 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 20 562 2 93 28.1 1481
42 Aaron Martin 24 PR 14 0 11 118 1 67 10.7 4 132 0 58 33.0 250
18 Ben Hawkins 22 14 0 9 47 0 38 5.2 1 0 0 0 0.0 190
23 Willie Brown 24 7 0 5 -1 0 2 -0.2 4 58 0 17 14.5 57
26 Al Nelson 23 LCB 13 13 1 3 0 3 3.0 2 34 0 18 17.0 37
3 Jack Concannon 23 qb 11 2 2 3 0 3 1.5 205
45 Ron Medved 22 14 0 2 10 0 10 5.0 10
21 Joe Scarpati 23 RS 14 0 2 -8 0 -3 -4.0 -8
56 Fred Whittingham 27 14 0 2 33 0 19 16.5 33
80 Randy Beisler 22 g 14 4 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
T.J. Jackson 23 3 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
87 Dave Lince 22 4 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Team Total 25.8 14 31 162 1 67 5.2 64 1419 2 93 22.2 5599
Opp Total 14 31 300 1 9.7 65 1330 0 20.5

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
38 Sam Baker 37 K/P 14 0 4 4 2 2 8 8 7 3 4 1 25 18 72.0%% 39 38 97.4%% 42 1726 63 0 41.1
10 King Hill 30 qb 10 2 23 862 51 0 37.5
Team Total 25.8 14 4 4 2 2 8 8 7 3 4 1 25 18 72.0%% 39 38 97.4%% 65 2588 63 0 39.8
Opp Total 14 30 20 66.7%% 40 40 100.0%% 60 2394 39.9

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
21 Joe Scarpati 23 RS 14 0 8 182 0 32 0 0 1 2 13 0
16 Norm Snead 27 QB 10 10 0 7 2 -7 0
42 Aaron Martin 24 PR 14 0 1 47 0 47 0 0 3 3 0 0
34 Earl Gros 26 FB 14 0 0 3 2 0 0
52 Dave Lloyd 30 MLB 14 14 3 46 0 24 0 0 0 2 0 0
22 Timmy Brown 29 HB 13 0 0 4 0 0 0
9 Jim Nettles 24 RCB 14 10 3 57 1 34 0 0 0 1 0 0
18 Ben Hawkins 22 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
29 Izzy Lang 24 rb 14 2 0 2 1 0 0
33 Ollie Matson 36 KR 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
53 Harold Wells 28 RLB 14 14 1 8 0 8 0 0 0 2 62 1
3 Jack Concannon 23 qb 11 2 0 2 0 0 0
10 King Hill 30 qb 10 2 0 2 0 0 0
88 Gary Pettigrew 22 RDE 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
44 Pete Retzlaff 35 TE 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
70 Jim Skaggs 26 RG 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
56 Fred Whittingham 27 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
37 Tom Woodeshick 25 rb 14 4 0 2 0 0 0
38 Sam Baker 37 K/P 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
80 Randy Beisler 22 g 14 4 0 0 1 0 0
64 Ed Blaine 26 LG 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
76 Bob Brown*+ 25 RT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
63 Lynn Hoyem 27 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
45 Ron Medved 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
89 Mike Morgan 24 LLB 9 9 1 5 0 5 0
26 Al Nelson 23 LCB 13 13 1 0 0 0 0
72 Floyd Peters* 30 LDT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 Nate Ramsey 25 LS 12 0 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 25.8 14 20 345 1 47 0 0 32 29 68 1
Opp Total 14 35 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
38 Sam Baker 37 K/P 14 0 38 18 92
34 Earl Gros 26 FB 14 0 7 2 9 54
22 Timmy Brown 29 HB 13 0 3 3 2 8 48
44 Pete Retzlaff 35 TE 14 0 6 6 36
37 Tom Woodeshick 25 rb 14 4 4 1 5 30
3 Jack Concannon 23 qb 11 2 2 2 12
33 Ollie Matson 36 KR 14 0 1 1 2 12
81 Ron Goodwin 25 FL 12 0 1 1 6
29 Izzy Lang 24 rb 14 2 1 1 6
42 Aaron Martin 24 PR 14 0 1 1 6
26 Al Nelson 23 LCB 13 13 1 1 6
9 Jim Nettles 24 RCB 14 10 1 1 6
16 Norm Snead 27 QB 10 10 1 1 6
53 Harold Wells 28 RLB 14 14 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 14 19 14 1 2 1 1 1 39 38 18 326
Opp Total 14 13 23 1 3 40 20 340

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1966-09-11 @ STL L, 13-16 2 23 rush Timmy Brown 23 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
2 1966-09-18 ATL W, 23-10 2 1 rush Norm Snead 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
3 1966-09-18 ATL W, 23-10 4 1 rush Izzy Lang 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
4 1966-09-25 NYG W, 35-17 1 1 rush Timmy Brown 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
5 1966-09-25 NYG W, 35-17 2 7 pass Timmy Brown 7 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
6 1966-09-25 NYG W, 35-17 2 37 pass Pete Retzlaff 37 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
7 1966-09-25 NYG W, 35-17 3 30 pass Earl Gros 30 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
8 1966-09-25 NYG W, 35-17 4 1 rush Earl Gros 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
9 1966-10-02 STL L, 10-41 2 1 rush Timmy Brown 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
10 1966-10-09 @ DAL L, 7-56 4 16 pass Pete Retzlaff 16 yard pass from King Hill (Sam Baker kick)
11 1966-10-16 @ PIT W, 31-14 2 11 rush Earl Gros 11 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
12 1966-10-16 @ PIT W, 31-14 2 1 rush Earl Gros 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
13 1966-10-16 @ PIT W, 31-14 4 9 pass Timmy Brown 9 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
14 1966-10-16 @ PIT W, 31-14 4 11 pass Ron Goodwin 11 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
15 1966-10-23 @ NYG W, 31-3 2 30 pass Pete Retzlaff 30 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
16 1966-10-23 @ NYG W, 31-3 2 2 rush Earl Gros 2 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
17 1966-10-23 @ NYG W, 31-3 2 18 pass Timmy Brown 18 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
18 1966-10-23 @ NYG W, 31-3 4 1 rush Earl Gros 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
19 1966-10-30 WAS L, 13-27 3 13 pass Earl Gros 13 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
20 1966-11-06 DAL W, 24-23 1 93 kickoff Timmy Brown 93 yard kickoff return (Sam Baker kick)
21 1966-11-06 DAL W, 24-23 2 90 kickoff Timmy Brown 90 yard kickoff return (Sam Baker kick)
22 1966-11-06 DAL W, 24-23 2 67 punt Aaron Martin 67 yard punt return (Sam Baker kick)
23 1966-11-13 @ CLE L, 7-27 4 1 rush Earl Gros 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
24 1966-11-20 @ SFO W, 35-34 2 2 rush Earl Gros 2 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
25 1966-11-20 @ SFO W, 35-34 3 15 pass Pete Retzlaff 15 yard pass from King Hill (Sam Baker kick)
26 1966-11-20 @ SFO W, 35-34 3 10 pass Pete Retzlaff 10 yard pass from King Hill (Sam Baker kick)
27 1966-11-20 @ SFO W, 35-34 4 34 interception Jim Nettles 34 yard interception return (Sam Baker kick)
28 1966-11-20 @ SFO W, 35-34 4 4 pass Ollie Matson 4 yard pass from King Hill (Sam Baker kick)
29 1966-12-04 PIT W, 27-23 2 3 rush Tom Woodeshick 3 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
30 1966-12-04 PIT W, 27-23 3 1 rush Tom Woodeshick 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
31 1966-12-04 PIT W, 27-23 4 1 rush Jack Concannon 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
32 1966-12-11 CLE W, 33-21 2 9 rush Jack Concannon 9 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
33 1966-12-11 CLE W, 33-21 2 44 pass Tom Woodeshick 44 yard pass from Jack Concannon (Sam Baker kick)
34 1966-12-11 CLE W, 33-21 2 100 field goal Al Nelson 100 yard field goal return (Sam Baker kick)
35 1966-12-18 @ WAS W, 37-28 1 1 rush Tom Woodeshick 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
36 1966-12-18 @ WAS W, 37-28 3 24 pass Pete Retzlaff 24 yard pass from King Hill (Sam Baker kick)
37 1966-12-18 @ WAS W, 37-28 4 1 rush Tom Woodeshick 1 yard rush
38 1966-12-18 @ WAS W, 37-28 4 3 rush Ollie Matson 3 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
39 1966-12-18 @ WAS W, 37-28 4 60 fumble Harold Wells 60 yard fumble return (Sam Baker kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1966-09-11 @ STL W, 16-13 4 1 rush Charley Johnson 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
2 1966-09-18 ATL L, 10-23 3 21 pass Alex Hawkins 21 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Lou Kirouac kick)
3 1966-09-25 NYG L, 17-35 3 34 pass Homer Jones 34 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Pete Gogolak kick)
4 1966-09-25 NYG L, 17-35 4 8 pass Joe Morrison 8 yard pass from Gary Wood (Pete Gogolak kick)
5 1966-10-02 STL W, 41-10 1 5 pass Billy Gambrell 5 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
6 1966-10-02 STL W, 41-10 1 86 punt Johnny Roland 86 yard punt return (Jim Bakken kick)
7 1966-10-02 STL W, 41-10 3 12 pass Billy Gambrell 12 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
8 1966-10-02 STL W, 41-10 4 18 interception Jerry Stovall 18 yard interception return (Jim Bakken kick)
9 1966-10-02 STL W, 41-10 4 91 interception Larry Wilson 91 yard interception return (Jim Bakken kick)
10 1966-10-09 @ DAL W, 56-7 1 51 pass Dan Reeves 51 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
11 1966-10-09 @ DAL W, 56-7 1 24 pass Bob Hayes 24 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
12 1966-10-09 @ DAL W, 56-7 1 36 pass Bob Hayes 36 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
13 1966-10-09 @ DAL W, 56-7 2 2 rush Dan Reeves 2 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
14 1966-10-09 @ DAL W, 56-7 3 23 pass Frank Clarke 23 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
15 1966-10-09 @ DAL W, 56-7 3 12 pass Bob Hayes 12 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
16 1966-10-09 @ DAL W, 56-7 4 2 rush Walt Garrison 2 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
17 1966-10-09 @ DAL W, 56-7 4 1 rush Les Shy 1 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
18 1966-10-16 @ PIT L, 14-31 1 37 pass Willie Asbury 37 yard pass from George Izo (Mike Clark kick)
19 1966-10-16 @ PIT L, 14-31 2 11 rush Willie Asbury 11 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
20 1966-10-30 WAS W, 27-13 2 1 rush Joe Don Looney 1 yard rush (Charlie Gogolak kick)
21 1966-10-30 WAS W, 27-13 4 4 pass Bobby Mitchell 4 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Charlie Gogolak kick)
22 1966-10-30 WAS W, 27-13 4 4 pass Jerry Smith 4 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Charlie Gogolak kick)
23 1966-11-06 DAL L, 23-24 1 2 rush Dan Reeves 2 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
24 1966-11-06 DAL L, 23-24 2 1 rush Don Meredith 1 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
25 1966-11-13 @ CLE W, 27-7 2 27 rush Ernie Green 27 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
26 1966-11-13 @ CLE W, 27-7 3 16 pass Milt Morin 16 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
27 1966-11-13 @ CLE W, 27-7 4 28 pass Paul Warfield 28 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
28 1966-11-20 @ SFO L, 34-35 2 11 pass Ken Willard 11 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
29 1966-11-20 @ SFO L, 34-35 2 1 rush Ken Willard 1 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
30 1966-11-20 @ SFO L, 34-35 3 30 pass John David Crow 30 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
31 1966-11-20 @ SFO L, 34-35 3 2 rush Gary Lewis 2 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
32 1966-12-04 PIT L, 23-27 2 7 rush Willie Asbury 7 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
33 1966-12-04 PIT L, 23-27 4 2 rush Willie Asbury 2 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
34 1966-12-11 CLE L, 21-33 2 10 pass Jim Houston 10 yard pass from Jim Ninowski (Lou Groza kick)
35 1966-12-11 CLE L, 21-33 3 39 interception Ross Fichtner 39 yard interception return (Lou Groza kick)
36 1966-12-11 CLE L, 21-33 4 10 pass Gary Collins 10 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
37 1966-12-18 @ WAS L, 28-37 1 18 pass Jerry Smith 18 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Charlie Gogolak kick)
38 1966-12-18 @ WAS L, 28-37 2 28 pass Jerry Smith 28 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Charlie Gogolak kick)
39 1966-12-18 @ WAS L, 28-37 3 11 pass Charley Taylor 11 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Charlie Gogolak kick)
40 1966-12-18 @ WAS L, 28-37 4 26 pass Charley Taylor 26 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Charlie Gogolak kick)