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1968 Philadelphia Eagles

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2-12-0, Finished 4th in NFL Capitol Division  · 1968 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.8, Offense: -6.6, Defense: -4.2, SoS: -0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 202 points (14.4/g), 15th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 351 points (25.1/g), 13th.
 Differential of -149 points (-10.6/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 3.0-11.0.

Coach: Joe Kuharich (2-12-0)

Stadium: Franklin Field
 Training Camp: Albright College (Reading, 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 202 3561 775 4.6 42 13 19 197 194 380 2150 16 29 5.3 100 369 1411 3 3.8 78
Team Defense 351 4514 863 5.2 20 7 17 256 182 327 2373 20 13 6.8 111 515 2141 18 4.2 128
Lg Rank Offense 15 15 16 5 15 8 13 12 15 11 14 14 16 13
Lg Rank Defense 13 13 16 16 12 2 10 10 15 13 15 14 14 10

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 15 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 13 30 15 278 187 91 1 18 378 193 185 1
2 Sun September 22 boxscore L 0-2 New York Giants 25 34 12 326 125 201 3 24 377 176 201 1
3 Sun September 29 boxscore L 0-3 Dallas Cowboys 13 45 14 263 223 40 7 21 418 281 137 2
4 Sun October 6 boxscore L 0-4 @ Washington Redskins 14 17 13 221 138 83 4 17 320 196 124 1
5 Sun October 13 boxscore L 0-5 @ Dallas Cowboys 14 34 11 164 72 92 5 27 414 263 151 1
6 Sun October 20 boxscore L 0-6 Chicago Bears 16 29 12 190 101 89 3 16 258 94 164 1
7 Sun October 27 boxscore L 0-7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 3 6 15 287 171 116 2 13 249 126 123 1
8 Sun November 3 boxscore L 0-8 St. Louis Cardinals 17 45 17 342 230 112 1 21 362 176 186 1
9 Sun November 10 boxscore L 0-9 Washington Redskins 10 16 13 276 207 69 2 17 267 92 175 2
10 Sun November 17 boxscore L 0-10 @ New York Giants 6 7 9 107 39 68 3 16 274 136 138 2
11 Sun November 24 boxscore L 0-11 @ Cleveland Browns 13 47 21 342 285 57 6 22 438 237 201
12 Thu November 28 boxscore W 1-11 @ Detroit Lions 12 0 12 161 49 112 1 8 168 66 102 4
13 Sun December 8 boxscore W 2-11 New Orleans Saints 29 17 15 318 167 151 2 21 311 202 109 1
14 Sun December 15 boxscore L 2-12 Minnesota Vikings 17 24 18 286 156 130 2 15 280 135 145 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
16 Norm Snead 29 QB 11 11 2-9-0 152 291 52.2% 1655 11 3.8 21 7.2 55 5.7 3.2 10.9 150.5 51.8 1 1
10 King Hill 32 qb 3 2 0-2-0 33 71 46.5% 531 3 4.2 6 8.5 92 7.5 4.5 16.1 177.0 50.9
7 John Huarte 25 qb 2 1 0-1-0 7 15 46.7% 110 1 6.7 2 13.3 48 7.3 2.7 15.7 55.0 54.2
21 Joe Scarpati 25 RS 14 14 1 2 50.0% 3 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 1.5 3.0 0.2 56.2
38 Sam Baker* 39 K/P 14 0 1 1 100.0% 58 1 100.0 0 0.0 58 58.0 78.0 58.0 4.1 158.3
Team Total 26.0 14 2-12-0 194 380 51.1% 2357 16 4.2 29 7.6 92 6.2 3.6 12.1 168.4 52.7 1 1
Opp Total 14 182 327 55.7% 2557 20 6.1 13 4.0 7.8 7.25 14.0 182.6 84.9 21 184 6.8 6.3 6.0

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
37 Tom Woodeshick* 27 FB 14 13 217 947 3 54 4.4 67.6 15.5 36 328 9.1 0 55 2.6 23.4 1275 3 7
29 Izzy Lang 26 HB 11 7 69 235 0 17 3.4 21.4 6.3 17 147 8.6 1 25 1.5 13.4 382 1 1
22 Cyril Pinder 22 14 5 40 117 0 21 2.9 8.4 2.9 16 166 10.4 0 48 1.1 11.9 283 0 2
23 Harry Jones 23 4 3 22 24 0 10 1.1 6.0 5.5 5 87 17.4 0 48 1.3 21.8 111 0 0
16 Norm Snead 29 QB 11 11 9 27 0 9 3.0 2.5 0.8 27 0 2
25 Larry Conjar 23 14 0 8 21 0 6 2.6 1.5 0.6 21 0 0
7 John Huarte 25 qb 2 1 2 9 0 11 4.5 4.5 1.0 9 0 0
85 Gary Ballman 28 SE 12 12 1 30 0 30 30.0 2.5 0.1 30 341 11.4 4 55 2.5 28.4 371 4 0
10 King Hill 32 qb 3 2 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.3 0.3 1 0 1
18 Ben Hawkins 24 FL 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 42 707 16.8 5 92 3.0 50.5 707 5 0
86 Fred Hill 25 TE 14 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 30 370 12.3 3 31 2.1 26.4 370 3 0
89 Mike Ditka 29 11 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 111 8.5 2 18 1.2 10.1 111 2 0
13 Chuck Hughes 25 6 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 39 13.0 0 18 0.5 6.5 39 0 0
38 Sam Baker* 39 K/P 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.1 0.2 3 0 0
47 John Mallory 22 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 58 58.0 1 58 0.1 4.1 58 1 1
Team Total 26.0 14 369 1411 3 54 3.8 100.8 26.4 194 2357 12.1 16 92 13.9 168.4 3768 19 19
Opp Total 14 515 2141 18 4.2 152.9 36.8 182 2373 13.0 20 13.0 169.5 4514 38 18

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
30 Alvin Haymond 26 KR/PR/RCB 11 9 15 201 1 54 13.4 28 677 1 98 24.2 878
18 Ben Hawkins 24 FL 14 14 12 254 0 46 21.2 961
26 Al Nelson 25 LCB 14 14 11 308 0 69 28.0 308
47 John Mallory 22 14 0 4 46 0 28 11.5 6 94 0 23 15.7 198
21 Joe Scarpati 25 RS 14 14 5 17 0 7 3.4 17
82 Tim Rossovich 22 LDE 14 9 2 20 0 11 10.0 20
78 Dave Graham 29 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
23 Harry Jones 23 4 3 1 18 0 18 18.0 129
Team Total 26.0 14 24 264 1 54 11.0 61 1379 1 98 22.6 5411
Opp Total 14 33 270 0 8.2 45 1030 0 22.9

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* 39 K/P 14 0 8 7 5 4 12 7 5 1 30 19 63.3%% 21 17 81.0%% 55 2248 57 0 40.9
32 Rick Duncan 27 p 1 0 5 228 55 0 45.6
Team Total 26.0 14 8 7 5 4 12 7 5 1 30 19 63.3%% 21 17 81.0%% 60 2476 57 0 41.3
Opp Total 14 35 24 68.6%% 40 39 97.5%% 55 2140 38.9

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
37 Tom Woodeshick* 27 FB 14 13 0 7 0 0 0
30 Alvin Haymond 26 KR/PR/RCB 11 9 1 10 0 10 0 0 3 2 0 0
21 Joe Scarpati 25 RS 14 14 2 22 0 17 0 0 1 1 0 0
26 Al Nelson 25 LCB 14 14 3 7 0 7 0
24 Nate Ramsey 27 LS 14 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
53 Harold Wells 30 RLB 14 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
52 Dave Lloyd 32 MLB 13 13 0 0 2 0 0
47 John Mallory 22 14 0 0 1 1 5 0
22 Cyril Pinder 22 14 5 0 2 0 0 0
50 Dave Recher 26 8 0 0 0 2 5 0
16 Norm Snead 29 QB 11 11 0 2 0 0 0
80 Randy Beisler 24 LDT 8 8 1 12 0 12 0
62 Mike Dirks 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
89 Mike Ditka 29 11 6 0 0 1 0 0
10 King Hill 32 qb 3 2 0 1 0 0 0
29 Izzy Lang 26 HB 11 7 0 1 0 0 0
45 Ron Medved 24 LLB 14 6 1 0 0 0 0
68 Mark Nordquist 23 RG 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
72 Floyd Peters 32 5 5 1 0 0 0 0
35 Adrian Young 22 10 3 0 0 1 11 0
Team Total 26.0 14 13 51 0 17 0 0 19 13 21 0 1
Opp Total 14 26 18 11

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* 39 K/P 14 0 17 19 74
18 Ben Hawkins 24 FL 14 14 5 5 30
85 Gary Ballman 28 SE 12 12 4 4 24
86 Fred Hill 25 TE 14 8 3 3 18
37 Tom Woodeshick* 27 FB 14 13 3 3 18
89 Mike Ditka 29 11 6 2 2 12
30 Alvin Haymond 26 KR/PR/RCB 11 9 1 1 2 12
29 Izzy Lang 26 HB 11 7 1 1 6
47 John Mallory 22 14 0 1 1 6
25 Larry Conjar 23 14 0 1 2
Team Total 26.0 14 3 16 1 1 21 17 19 1 202
Opp Total 14 18 20 2 39 24 351

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1968-09-15 @ GNB L, 13-30 4 2 pass Gary Ballman 2 yard pass from King Hill (Sam Baker kick)
2 1968-09-22 NYG L, 25-34 1 98 kickoff Alvin Haymond 98 yard kickoff return
3 1968-09-22 NYG L, 25-34 1 23 pass Izzy Lang 23 yard pass from John Huarte
4 1968-09-22 NYG L, 25-34 3 54 rush Tom Woodeshick 54 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
5 1968-09-22 NYG L, 25-34 4 92 pass Ben Hawkins 92 yard pass from King Hill
6 1968-09-29 DAL L, 13-45 2 18 pass Gary Ballman 18 yard pass from King Hill (Sam Baker kick)
7 1968-10-06 @ WAS L, 14-17 4 26 pass Ben Hawkins 26 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
8 1968-10-06 @ WAS L, 14-17 4 54 punt Alvin Haymond 54 yard punt return (Sam Baker kick)
9 1968-10-13 @ DAL L, 14-34 3 58 pass John Mallory 58 yard pass from Sam Baker (Sam Baker kick)
10 1968-10-13 @ DAL L, 14-34 4 4 pass Mike Ditka 4 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
11 1968-10-20 CHI L, 16-29 2 2 pass Mike Ditka 2 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
12 1968-11-03 STL L, 17-45 2 31 pass Fred Hill 31 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
13 1968-11-03 STL L, 17-45 3 12 rush Tom Woodeshick 12 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
14 1968-11-10 WAS L, 10-16 4 6 pass Ben Hawkins 6 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
15 1968-11-24 @ CLE L, 13-47 4 7 pass Fred Hill 7 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
16 1968-12-08 NOR W, 29-17 2 55 pass Gary Ballman 55 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
17 1968-12-08 NOR W, 29-17 2 14 pass Ben Hawkins 14 yard pass from Norm Snead
18 1968-12-08 NOR W, 29-17 4 23 pass Ben Hawkins 23 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
19 1968-12-08 NOR W, 29-17 4 30 rush Tom Woodeshick 30 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
20 1968-12-15 MIN L, 17-24 2 5 pass Gary Ballman 5 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
21 1968-12-15 MIN L, 17-24 4 12 pass Fred Hill 12 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1968-09-15 @ GNB W, 30-13 1 6 rush Jim Grabowski 6 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
2 1968-09-15 @ GNB W, 30-13 2 12 pass Carroll Dale 12 yard pass from Bart Starr (Jerry Kramer kick)
3 1968-09-15 @ GNB W, 30-13 2 55 pass Boyd Dowler 55 yard pass from Bart Starr (Jerry Kramer kick)
4 1968-09-22 NYG W, 34-25 1 2 rush Randy Minniear 2 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
5 1968-09-22 NYG W, 34-25 2 72 interception Spider Lockhart 72 yard interception return (Pete Gogolak kick)
6 1968-09-22 NYG W, 34-25 3 12 pass Joe Morrison 12 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
7 1968-09-22 NYG W, 34-25 4 1 rush Bobby Duhon 1 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
8 1968-09-29 DAL W, 45-13 1 2 pass Dan Reeves 2 yard pass from Don Meredith (Mike Clark kick)
9 1968-09-29 DAL W, 45-13 2 11 pass Lance Rentzel 11 yard pass from Don Meredith (Mike Clark kick)
10 1968-09-29 DAL W, 45-13 3 44 pass Bob Hayes 44 yard pass from Don Meredith (Mike Clark kick)
11 1968-09-29 DAL W, 45-13 3 10 pass Don Perkins 10 yard pass from Don Meredith (Mike Clark kick)
12 1968-09-29 DAL W, 45-13 4 8 pass Lance Rentzel 8 yard pass from Don Meredith (Mike Clark kick)
13 1968-09-29 DAL W, 45-13 4 4 rush Craig Morton 4 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
14 1968-10-06 @ WAS W, 17-14 2 4 rush Sonny Jurgensen 4 yard rush (Charlie Gogolak kick)
15 1968-10-06 @ WAS W, 17-14 3 34 pass Charley Taylor 34 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Charlie Gogolak kick)
16 1968-10-13 @ DAL W, 34-14 1 9 pass Pettis Norman 9 yard pass from Don Meredith (Mike Clark kick)
17 1968-10-13 @ DAL W, 34-14 2 15 pass Rayfield Wright 15 yard pass from Don Meredith (Mike Clark kick)
18 1968-10-13 @ DAL W, 34-14 3 1 rush Don Perkins 1 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
19 1968-10-13 @ DAL W, 34-14 4 22 rush Craig Baynham 22 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
20 1968-10-20 CHI W, 29-16 1 11 pass Cecil Turner 11 yard pass from Virgil Carter (Mac Percival kick)
21 1968-10-20 CHI W, 29-16 4 96 interception Rosey Taylor 96 yard interception return (Mac Percival kick)
22 1968-11-03 STL W, 45-17 1 1 rush Jim Hart 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
23 1968-11-03 STL W, 45-17 2 14 rush Willis Crenshaw 14 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
24 1968-11-03 STL W, 45-17 3 1 rush Jim Hart 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
25 1968-11-03 STL W, 45-17 3 40 pass Roy Shivers 40 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
26 1968-11-03 STL W, 45-17 4 1 rush Roy Shivers 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
27 1968-11-03 STL W, 45-17 4 4 rush Roy Shivers 4 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
28 1968-11-10 WAS W, 16-10 3 1 rush Gerry Allen 1 yard rush (Charlie Gogolak kick)
29 1968-11-17 @ NYG W, 7-6 2 33 pass Bobby Duhon 33 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
30 1968-11-24 @ CLE W, 47-13 1 12 pass Paul Warfield 12 yard pass from Bill Nelsen (Don Cockroft kick)
31 1968-11-24 @ CLE W, 47-13 2 34 pass Paul Warfield 34 yard pass from Leroy Kelly (Don Cockroft kick)
32 1968-11-24 @ CLE W, 47-13 3 36 rush Leroy Kelly 36 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)
33 1968-11-24 @ CLE W, 47-13 3 1 rush Leroy Kelly 1 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)
34 1968-11-24 @ CLE W, 47-13 4 1 rush Reece Morrison 1 yard rush
35 1968-11-24 @ CLE W, 47-13 4 29 pass Reece Morrison 29 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Don Cockroft kick)
36 1968-12-08 NOR L, 17-29 1 4 pass Jimmy Hester 4 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Charlie Durkee kick)
37 1968-12-08 NOR L, 17-29 2 2 rush Billy Kilmer 2 yard rush (Charlie Durkee kick)
38 1968-12-15 MIN W, 24-17 2 57 pass Bill Brown 57 yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick)
39 1968-12-15 MIN W, 24-17 3 30 pass Gene Washington 30 yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick)
40 1968-12-15 MIN W, 24-17 4 2 rush Joe Kapp 2 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)