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1976 Philadelphia Eagles

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4-10-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.7, Offense: -7.3, Defense: -1.4, SoS: -0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 165 points (11.8/g), 27th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 286 points (20.4/g), 19th.
 Differential of -121 points (-8.6/g), 24th.  Expected W-L: 3.0-11.0.

Coach: Dick Vermeil (4-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: John Idzik
 Defensive Coordinator: John Mazur

Stadium: Veterans Stadium
 Training Camp: Widener University (Chester, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

Principal Owner Leonard Tose
General Manager Jim Murray
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
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 165 3572 917 3.9 32 14 20 220 182 369 1492 11 18 3.6 91 505 2080 8 4.1 109
Team Defense 286 4603 955 4.8 24 15 20 262 237 404 2550 17 9 6.0 129 532 2053 16 3.9 113
Lg Rank Offense 27 23 9 8 21 14 26 20 15 26 16 16 26 12
Lg Rank Defense 19 21 28 17 20 27 26 18 26 22 17 15 19 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 12 boxscore L 0-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 27 18 280 144 136 5 24 445 265 180 3
2 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-1 New York Giants 20 7 17 300 89 211 2 11 214 132 82 2
3 Mon September 27 boxscore L OT 1-2 Washington Redskins 17 20 19 418 166 252 6 11 230 90 140 4
4 Sun October 3 boxscore W 2-2 @ Atlanta Falcons 14 13 14 210 53 157 1 18 288 162 126 2
5 Sun October 10 boxscore L 2-3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 14 33 14 175 117 58 4 29 384 186 198 1
6 Sun October 17 boxscore L 2-4 @ Green Bay Packers 13 28 16 239 143 96 1 17 356 226 130 2
7 Sun October 24 boxscore L 2-5 Minnesota Vikings 12 31 17 282 121 161 27 491 249 242 2
8 Sun October 31 boxscore W 3-5 @ New York Giants 10 0 14 245 95 150 14 291 177 114
9 Sun November 7 boxscore L 3-6 St. Louis Cardinals 14 17 14 270 143 127 4 20 317 132 185 2
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 3-7 @ Cleveland Browns 3 24 12 164 21 143 4 18 336 205 131
11 Sun November 21 boxscore L 3-8 Oakland Raiders 7 26 14 207 110 97 1 23 383 133 250 2
12 Sun November 28 boxscore L 3-9 @ Washington Redskins 0 24 13 194 106 88 4 8 206 119 87
13 Sun December 5 boxscore L 3-10 Dallas Cowboys 7 26 13 176 42 134 22 365 248 117 1
14 Sun December 12 boxscore W 4-10 Seattle Seahawks 27 10 25 412 142 270 20 297 226 71 3

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
10 Mike Boryla 25 QB 11 10 3-7-0 123 246 50.0% 1247 9 3.7 14 5.7 48 5.1 3.2 10.1 113.4 53.4 29 235 3.68 2.04 10.5 1 1
18 Roman Gabriel 36 qb 4 4 1-3-0 46 92 50.0% 476 2 2.2 2 2.2 34 5.2 4.6 10.3 119.0 63.5 13 111 3.48 3.00 12.4
11 John Walton 29 3 0 12 28 42.9% 125 0 0.0 2 7.1 33 4.5 1.3 10.4 41.7 26.6 1 6 4.10 1.00 3.4
17 Harold Carmichael 27 WR 14 14 0 2 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
6 Spike Jones 29 P 14 0 1 1 100.0% -4 0 0.0 0 0.0 -4 -4.0 -4.0 -4.0 -0.3 79.2 0 0 -4.00 -4.00 0.0
Team Total 26.7 14 4-10-0 182 369 49.3% 1844 11 3.0 18 4.9 48 5.0 3.4 10.1 131.7 53.6 43 352 3.62 2.19 10.4 1 1
Opp Total 14 237 404 58.7% 2688 17 4.2 9 2.2 6.7 6.49 11.3 192.0 83.4 19 138 6.0 5.9 4.5

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
35 Mike Hogan 22 FB 8 8 123 561 0 32 4.6 70.1 15.4 15 89 5.9 0 18 1.9 11.1 650 0 4
25 Tom Sullivan 26 RB 13 8 99 399 2 26 4.0 30.7 7.6 14 116 8.3 1 21 1.1 8.9 515 3 1
34 Dave Hampton 29 8 3 71 267 1 59 3.8 33.4 8.9 12 57 4.8 0 19 1.5 7.1 324 1 4
43 James McAlister 25 13 4 68 265 0 20 3.9 20.4 5.2 12 72 6.0 0 25 0.9 5.5 337 0 4
32 Herb Lusk 23 rb 14 1 61 254 0 22 4.2 18.1 4.4 13 119 9.2 0 42 0.9 8.5 373 0 1
38 Bill Olds 25 rb 11 4 36 120 1 11 3.3 10.9 3.3 9 29 3.2 0 14 0.8 2.6 149 1 1
10 Mike Boryla 25 QB 11 10 29 166 2 22 5.7 15.1 2.6 166 2 3
85 Charlie Smith 26 WR 14 14 9 25 1 14 2.8 1.8 0.6 27 412 15.3 4 48 1.9 29.4 437 5 0
18 Roman Gabriel 36 qb 4 4 4 2 0 1 0.5 0.5 1.0 2 0 9
26 Art Malone 28 3 0 2 14 1 15 7.0 4.7 0.7 1 -3 -3.0 0 -3 0.3 -1.0 11 1 0
11 John Walton 29 3 0 2 1 0 1 0.5 0.3 0.7 1 0 0
86 Charle Young 25 TE 14 14 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.4 0.1 30 374 12.5 0 29 2.1 26.7 380 0 1
17 Harold Carmichael 27 WR 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 42 503 12.0 5 24 3.0 35.9 503 5 0
84 Keith Krepfle 24 te 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 80 13.3 1 30 0.6 8.0 80 1 1
55 Frank LeMaster 24 LLB 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 -4 -4.0 0 -4 0.1 -0.3 -4 0 0
Team Total 26.7 14 505 2080 8 59 4.1 148.6 36.1 182 1844 10.1 11 48 13.0 131.7 3924 19 33
Opp Total 14 532 2053 16 3.9 146.6 38.0 237 2550 10.8 17 16.9 182.1 4603 33 31

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 Larry Marshall 26 KR/PR 12 0 27 290 0 29 10.7 30 651 0 41 21.7 941
28 Bill Bradley 29 FS 14 12 9 64 0 23 7.1 64
43 James McAlister 25 13 4 9 172 0 28 19.1 509
32 Herb Lusk 23 rb 14 1 7 155 0 27 22.1 528
25 Tom Sullivan 26 RB 13 8 5 108 0 26 21.6 623
21 Al Clark 28 RCB 14 13 4 57 0 24 14.3 57
34 Dave Hampton 29 8 3 3 46 0 23 15.3 370
67 Jeff Bleamer 23 t 10 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
29 Mark Burke 22 1 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
59 Tom Ehlers 24 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
38 Bill Olds 25 rb 11 4 1 11 0 11 11.0 160
85 Charlie Smith 26 WR 14 14 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 434
Team Total 26.7 14 41 425 0 29 10.4 58 1148 0 41 19.8 5497
Opp Total 14 53 405 0 7.6 44 912 0 20.7

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
6 Spike Jones 29 P 14 0 94 3445 57 3 36.6
16 Horst Muhlmann 36 K 14 0 1 1 5 5 4 4 6 1 16 11 68.8%% 19 18 94.7%%
Team Total 26.7 14 1 1 5 5 4 4 6 1 16 11 68.8%% 19 18 94.7%% 94 3445 57 3 36.6
Opp Total 14 24 13 54.2%% 35 33 94.3%% 86 3259 37.9

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
18 Roman Gabriel 36 qb 4 4 0 9 2 -3 0
22 Larry Marshall 26 KR/PR 12 0 0 3 3 0 0
35 Mike Hogan 22 FB 8 8 0 4 1 0 0
43 James McAlister 25 13 4 0 4 1 0 0
10 Mike Boryla 25 QB 11 10 0 3 1 -1 0
28 Bill Bradley 29 FS 14 12 2 63 0 52 0 0 0 2 0 0
34 Dave Hampton 29 8 3 0 4 0 0 0
17 Harold Carmichael 27 WR 14 14 0 0 3 0 0
21 Al Clark 28 RCB 14 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
54 Drew Mahalic 23 13 0 0 0 3 0 0
76 Jerry Sisemore 25 RG 14 14 0 0 3 0 0
71 Will Wynn 27 RDE 14 14 0 0 3 8 0
66 Bill Bergey* 31 MLB 14 14 2 48 0 37 0
64 Ed George 30 RT 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
6 Spike Jones 29 P 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
84 Keith Krepfle 24 te 10 1 0 1 1 0 0
38 Bill Olds 25 rb 11 4 0 1 1 0 0
20 John Outlaw 31 LCB 13 13 2 19 0 19 0
25 Tom Sullivan 26 RB 13 8 0 1 1 0 0
95 John Bunting 26 RLB 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
59 Tom Ehlers 24 14 0 1 27 0 27 0
68 Blenda Gay 26 LDE 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
72 Wade Key 30 LG 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
41 Randy Logan 25 SS 14 14 1 38 0 38 0
32 Herb Lusk 23 rb 14 1 0 1 0 0 0
83 Vince Papale 30 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
86 Charle Young 25 TE 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.7 14 9 195 0 52 0 0 33 34 4 0
Opp Total 14 43 31 16 2

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
16 Horst Muhlmann 36 K 14 0 18 11 51
17 Harold Carmichael 27 WR 14 14 5 5 30
85 Charlie Smith 26 WR 14 14 1 4 5 30
25 Tom Sullivan 26 RB 13 8 2 1 3 18
10 Mike Boryla 25 QB 11 10 2 2 12
34 Dave Hampton 29 8 3 1 1 6
84 Keith Krepfle 24 te 10 1 1 1 6
26 Art Malone 28 3 0 1 1 6
38 Bill Olds 25 rb 11 4 1 1 6
Team Total 26.7 14 8 11 19 18 11 165
Opp Total 14 16 17 1 1 33 13 2 286

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1976-09-12 @ DAL L, 7-27 4 20 pass Tom Sullivan 20 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
2 1976-09-19 NYG W, 20-7 2 21 pass Harold Carmichael 21 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
3 1976-09-19 NYG W, 20-7 4 1 rush Mike Boryla 1 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
4 1976-09-27 WAS L, 17-20 2 15 rush Art Malone 15 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
5 1976-09-27 WAS L, 17-20 4 41 pass Charlie Smith 41 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
6 1976-10-03 @ ATL W, 14-13 3 22 pass Harold Carmichael 22 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
7 1976-10-03 @ ATL W, 14-13 4 9 pass Charlie Smith 9 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
8 1976-10-10 @ STL L, 14-33 1 3 pass Keith Krepfle 3 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
9 1976-10-10 @ STL L, 14-33 4 2 rush Bill Olds 2 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
10 1976-10-17 @ GNB L, 13-28 4 1 rush Mike Boryla 1 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
11 1976-10-24 MIN L, 12-31 2 3 pass Harold Carmichael 3 yard pass from Mike Boryla
12 1976-10-31 @ NYG W, 10-0 2 13 pass Harold Carmichael 13 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
13 1976-11-07 STL L, 14-17 1 48 pass Charlie Smith 48 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
14 1976-11-07 STL L, 14-17 4 6 rush Dave Hampton 6 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
15 1976-11-21 OAK L, 7-26 1 1 pass Harold Carmichael 1 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Horst Muhlmann kick)
16 1976-12-05 DAL L, 7-26 2 20 pass Charlie Smith 20 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Horst Muhlmann kick)
17 1976-12-12 SEA W, 27-10 1 4 rush Tom Sullivan 4 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
18 1976-12-12 SEA W, 27-10 2 1 rush Tom Sullivan 1 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
19 1976-12-12 SEA W, 27-10 3 3 rush Charlie Smith 3 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1976-09-12 @ DAL W, 27-7 2 3 rush Doug Dennison 3 yard rush (Efren Herrera kick)
2 1976-09-12 @ DAL W, 27-7 2 22 pass Drew Pearson 22 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Efren Herrera kick)
3 1976-09-12 @ DAL W, 27-7 3 19 pass Golden Richards 19 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Efren Herrera kick)
4 1976-09-19 NYG L, 7-20 4 7 pass Walker Gillette 7 yard pass from Craig Morton (Joe Danelo kick)
5 1976-09-27 WAS W, 20-17 2 32 fumble Brad Dusek 32 yard fumble return (Mark Moseley kick)
6 1976-09-27 WAS W, 20-17 3 27 rush Mike Thomas 27 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
7 1976-10-03 @ ATL L, 13-14 2 11 pass Alfred Jenkins 11 yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Nick Mike-Mayer kick)
8 1976-10-10 @ STL W, 33-14 2 1 rush Steve Jones 1 yard rush
9 1976-10-10 @ STL W, 33-14 2 49 pass Mel Gray 49 yard pass from Jim Hart
10 1976-10-10 @ STL W, 33-14 2 6 rush Wayne Morris 6 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
11 1976-10-10 @ STL W, 33-14 3 4 rush Jerry Latin 4 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
12 1976-10-10 @ STL W, 33-14 4 1 rush Jim Otis 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
13 1976-10-17 @ GNB W, 28-13 1 44 pass Ken Payne 44 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Chester Marcol kick)
14 1976-10-17 @ GNB W, 28-13 2 1 rush Barty Smith 1 yard rush (Chester Marcol kick)
15 1976-10-17 @ GNB W, 28-13 2 1 rush Barty Smith 1 yard rush (Chester Marcol kick)
16 1976-10-17 @ GNB W, 28-13 4 69 pass Willard Harrell 69 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Chester Marcol kick)
17 1976-10-24 MIN W, 31-12 2 5 pass Ahmad Rashad 5 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
18 1976-10-24 MIN W, 31-12 3 35 pass Sammy White 35 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
19 1976-10-24 MIN W, 31-12 4 32 rush Chuck Foreman 32 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
20 1976-10-24 MIN W, 31-12 4 2 rush Chuck Foreman 2 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
21 1976-11-07 STL W, 17-14 3 2 rush Steve Jones 2 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
22 1976-11-07 STL W, 17-14 3 7 rush Wayne Morris 7 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
23 1976-11-14 @ CLE W, 24-3 2 20 pass Reggie Rucker 20 yard pass from Brian Sipe (Don Cockroft kick)
24 1976-11-14 @ CLE W, 24-3 4 9 pass Paul Warfield 9 yard pass from Brian Sipe (Don Cockroft kick)
25 1976-11-14 @ CLE W, 24-3 4 37 interception Ron Bolton 37 yard interception return (Don Cockroft kick)
26 1976-11-21 OAK W, 26-7 1 1 rush Mark van Eeghen 1 yard rush (Errol Mann kick)
27 1976-11-21 OAK W, 26-7 3 16 pass Fred Biletnikoff 16 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Errol Mann kick)
28 1976-11-21 OAK W, 26-7 4 8 rush Clarence Davis 8 yard rush (Errol Mann kick)
29 1976-11-28 @ WAS W, 24-0 1 41 pass Frank Grant 41 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
30 1976-11-28 @ WAS W, 24-0 2 17 pass Mike Thomas 17 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
31 1976-11-28 @ WAS W, 24-0 3 14 pass Mike Thomas 14 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
32 1976-12-05 DAL W, 26-7 1 2 rush Doug Dennison 2 yard rush (Efren Herrera kick)
33 1976-12-05 DAL W, 26-7 3 7 pass Butch Johnson 7 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Efren Herrera kick)
34 1976-12-05 DAL W, 26-7 4 10 rush Robert Newhouse 10 yard rush (Efren Herrera kick)
35 1976-12-12 SEA L, 10-27 4 9 pass Steve Largent 9 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)