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1972 Oakland Raiders

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10-3-1, Finished 1st in AFC West Division  · 1972 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.0, Offense: 5.0, Defense: 3.0, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 365 points (26.1/g), 3rd of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 248 points (17.7/g), 8th.
 Differential of 117 points (8.4/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 10.0-4.0.

Coach: John Madden (10-3-1)

Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner/General Manager Al Davis
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 365 4745 915 5.2 32 17 30 297 198 370 2369 23 15 6.0 122 521 2376 20 4.6 145
Team Defense 248 3916 844 4.6 37 12 26 227 166 348 2152 14 25 5.7 104 469 1764 9 3.8 97
Lg Rank Offense 3 3 11 19 1 13 7 2 8 9 5 3 3 4
Lg Rank Defense 8 12 6 19 11 13 13 9 4 14 14 10 4 4

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 28 34 20 370 273 97 5 17 247 106 141 4
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 1-1 @ Green Bay Packers 20 14 21 313 117 196 1 15 207 64 143 2
3 Sun October 1 boxscore T 1-1-1 San Diego Chargers 17 17 15 232 142 90 1 20 345 149 196 3
4 Mon October 9 boxscore W 2-1-1 @ Houston Oilers 34 0 19 302 138 164 4 7 89 -1 90 5
5 Sun October 15 boxscore W 3-1-1 Buffalo Bills 28 16 22 396 181 215 2 16 295 114 181 1
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 3-2-1 Denver Broncos 23 30 23 316 189 127 1 15 409 396 13 1
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 4-2-1 Los Angeles Rams 45 17 23 362 149 213 16 317 163 154 7
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 4-3-1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 14 27 20 293 220 73 3 22 371 181 190 1
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 5-3-1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 20 14 24 381 88 293 2 14 233 144 89 1
10 Sun November 19 boxscore W 6-3-1 @ Denver Broncos 37 20 25 337 140 197 2 13 208 170 38 3
11 Sun November 26 boxscore W 7-3-1 Kansas City Chiefs 26 3 24 420 165 255 1 11 159 61 98 4
12 Sun December 3 boxscore W 8-3-1 @ San Diego Chargers 21 19 17 298 202 96 3 26 440 207 233 2
13 Mon December 11 boxscore W 9-3-1 New York Jets 24 16 19 366 197 169 3 20 401 365 36 2
14 Sun December 17 boxscore W 10-3-1 Chicago Bears 28 21 25 359 168 191 4 15 195 33 162 1
Playoffs
Division Sat December 23 boxscore L 10-4-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7 13 13 216 78 138 4 13 252 144 108 1

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
3 Daryle Lamonica* 31 QB 14 13 10-2-1 149 281 53.0 1998 18 6.4 12 4.3 70 7.1 6.5 13.4 142.7 79.5 14 136 6.31 5.70 4.7 3 2
12 Ken Stabler 27 qb 14 1 0-1-0 44 74 59.5 524 4 5.4 3 4.1 22 7.1 6.3 11.9 37.4 82.3 8 75 5.48 4.80 9.8 0 1
16 George Blanda 45 K 14 0 5 15 33.3 77 1 6.7 0 0.0 26 5.1 6.5 15.4 5.5 73.5 2 19 3.41 4.59 11.8
Team Total 26.6 14 10-3-1 198 370 53.5 2599 23 6.2 15 4.1 70 7.0 6.4 13.1 185.6 79.8 24 230 6.01 5.47 6.1 3 3
Opp Total 14 166 348 47.7 2363 14 4.0 25 7.2 6.8 4.36 14.2 168.8 53.6 27 211 5.7 3.5 7.2

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
44 Marv Hubbard* 26 FB 14 14 219 1100 4 39 5.0 78.6 15.6 22 103 4.7 0 21 1.6 7.4 1203 4 5
23 Charlie Smith 26 RB 14 13 170 686 8 28 4.0 49.0 12.1 28 353 12.6 2 43 2.0 25.2 1039 10 2
28 Clarence Davis 23 KR 11 0 71 363 6 45 5.1 33.0 6.5 8 82 10.3 0 26 0.7 7.5 445 6 4
40 Pete Banaszak 28 14 0 30 138 1 15 4.6 9.9 2.1 9 63 7.0 0 16 0.6 4.5 201 1 1
3 Daryle Lamonica* 31 QB 14 13 10 33 0 14 3.3 2.4 0.7 33 0 5
32 Don Highsmith 24 rb 8 1 9 11 1 12 1.2 1.4 1.1 2 34 17.0 0 22 0.3 4.3 45 1 2
12 Ken Stabler 27 qb 14 1 6 27 0 15 4.5 1.9 0.4 27 0 2
47 Jeff Queen 26 14 0 4 10 0 10 2.5 0.7 0.3 10 0 1
87 Raymond Chester* 24 TE 13 11 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 34 576 16.9 8 68 2.6 44.3 579 8 0
21 Cliff Branch 24 PR 14 1 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 3 41 13.7 0 19 0.2 2.9 46 0 2
25 Fred Biletnikoff+ 29 WR 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 802 13.8 7 39 4.1 57.3 802 7 0
49 Mike Siani 22 WR 14 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 28 496 17.7 5 70 2.0 35.4 496 5 1
88 Bob Moore 23 te 14 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 49 8.2 1 17 0.4 3.5 49 1 0
Team Total 26.6 14 521 2376 20 45 4.6 169.7 37.2 198 2599 13.1 23 70 14.1 185.6 4975 43 31
Opp Total 14 469 1764 9 3.8 126.0 33.5 166 2152 13.0 14 11.9 153.7 3916 23 22

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 Cliff Branch 24 PR 14 1 12 21 0 14 1.8 9 191 0 31 21.2 258
28 Clarence Davis 23 KR 11 0 18 464 0 49 25.8 909
43 George Atkinson 25 SS 14 14 10 33 0 8 3.3 3 75 0 34 25.0 108
20 Jimmy Warren 33 7 0 4 57 0 27 14.3 57
42 Tommy Maxwell 25 7 0 2 12 0 9 6.0 1 26 0 26 26.0 38
65 Paul Seiler 27 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
45 Greg Slough 24 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
23 Charlie Smith 26 RB 14 13 1 0 0 0 0.0 1039
Team Total 26.6 14 24 66 0 14 2.8 38 813 0 49 21.4 5854
Opp Total 14 28 215 0 7.7 59 1393 1 23.6

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
16 George Blanda 45 K 14 0 1 1 6 5 7 5 12 6 26 17 65.4% 44 44 100.0%
4 Jerry DePoyster 26 P 14 0 55 2031 57 3 36.9
Team Total 26.6 14 1 1 6 5 7 5 12 6 26 17 65.4% 44 44 100.0% 55 2031 57 3 36.9
Opp Total 14 37 20 54.1% 27 26 96.3% 56 2380 42.5

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
3 Daryle Lamonica* 31 QB 14 13 0 5 2 -25 0
31 Jack Tatum 24 FS 14 14 4 91 0 56 0 0 1 2 104 1
43 George Atkinson 25 SS 14 14 4 37 0 23 0 0 2 0 0 0
24 Willie Brown* 32 RCB 14 14 4 26 0 13 0 0 0 2 0 0
28 Clarence Davis 23 KR 11 0 0 4 2 -4 0
44 Marv Hubbard* 26 FB 14 14 0 5 0 0 0
41 Phil Villapiano 23 LLB 14 14 3 97 1 82 0 0 0 2 0 0
55 Dan Conners 31 MLB 14 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
12 Ken Stabler 27 qb 14 1 0 2 2 0 0
48 Nemiah Wilson 29 LCB 14 14 4 48 0 32 0
23 Charlie Smith 26 RB 14 13 0 2 1 0 0
21 Cliff Branch 24 PR 14 1 0 2 0 0 0
64 George Buehler 25 RG 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
84 Tony Cline 24 LDE 14 14 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
32 Don Highsmith 24 rb 8 1 0 2 0 0 0
86 Gerald Irons 25 RLB 14 14 2 18 0 11 0
60 Otis Sistrunk 26 LDT 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
80 Art Thoms 26 RDT 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -5 0
20 Jimmy Warren 33 7 0 0 2 0 0 0
40 Pete Banaszak 28 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
16 George Blanda 45 K 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Joe Carroll 22 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
82 Horace Jones 23 RDE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
47 Jeff Queen 26 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
49 Mike Siani 22 WR 14 13 0 1 0 0 0
26 Skip Thomas 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.6 14 25 328 1 82 0 0 31 24 75 1
Opp Total 14 24 22 10

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
16 George Blanda 45 K 14 0 44 17 95
23 Charlie Smith 26 RB 14 13 8 2 10 60
87 Raymond Chester* 24 TE 13 11 8 8 48
25 Fred Biletnikoff+ 29 WR 14 14 7 7 42
28 Clarence Davis 23 KR 11 0 6 6 36
49 Mike Siani 22 WR 14 13 5 5 30
44 Marv Hubbard* 26 FB 14 14 4 4 24
40 Pete Banaszak 28 14 0 1 1 6
32 Don Highsmith 24 rb 8 1 1 1 6
88 Bob Moore 23 te 14 3 1 1 6
31 Jack Tatum 24 FS 14 14 1 1 6
41 Phil Villapiano 23 LLB 14 14 1 1 6
Team Total 26.6 14 20 23 1 1 45 44 17 365
Opp Total 14 9 14 1 2 26 20 248