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1964 Los Angeles Rams

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5-7-2, Finished 5th in NFL West Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.9, Offense: 0.2, Defense: -1.0, SoS: 3.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 283 points (20.2/g), 8th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 339 points (24.2/g), 12th.
 Differential of -56 points (-4.0/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 5.5-8.5.

Coach: Harland Svare (5-7-2)

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: Chapman College (Orange, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner Dan Reeves
General Manager Elroy Hirsch
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 283 3908 833 4.7 39 19 26 208 173 368 2279 18 20 5.3 104 400 1629 11 4.1 78
Team Defense 339 4195 903 4.6 30 13 12 235 213 435 2694 27 17 5.6 131 419 1501 14 3.6 92
Lg Rank Offense 8 12 8 10 13 9 10 9 7 11 11 9 10 7
Lg Rank Defense 12 6 9 12 5 14 11 12 8 7 4 1 7 3

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 13 boxscore W 1-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 26 14 9 175 27 148 1 11 167 48 119 8
2 Sat September 19 boxscore T 1-0-1 Detroit Lions 17 17 16 309 191 118 2 11 187 147 40 4
3 Sun September 27 boxscore W 2-0-1 Minnesota Vikings 22 13 19 379 156 223 1 15 214 111 103 1
4 Sun October 4 boxscore L 2-1-1 @ Baltimore Colts 20 35 17 257 205 52 1 18 389 229 160
5 Sun October 11 boxscore L 2-2-1 @ Chicago Bears 17 38 17 263 239 24 6 21 328 235 93
6 Sun October 18 boxscore W 3-2-1 San Francisco 49ers 42 14 17 291 165 126 3 19 438 321 117 7
7 Sun October 25 boxscore W 4-2-1 @ Green Bay Packers 27 17 12 281 120 161 5 14 179 60 119 1
8 Sun November 1 boxscore L 4-3-1 @ Detroit Lions 17 37 16 346 264 82 3 23 395 302 93
9 Sun November 8 boxscore W 5-3-1 Philadelphia Eagles 20 10 20 382 121 261 2 15 277 223 54
10 Sun November 15 boxscore L 5-4-1 Chicago Bears 24 34 13 359 283 76 3 21 394 267 127 1
11 Sun November 22 boxscore L 5-5-1 Baltimore Colts 7 24 14 131 54 77 15 285 141 144
12 Sun November 29 boxscore L 5-6-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 13 34 13 309 158 151 5 15 257 185 72 1
13 Sun December 6 boxscore L 5-7-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 7 28 13 198 183 15 4 15 321 274 47 3
14 Sun December 13 boxscore T 5-7-2 Green Bay Packers 24 24 12 228 113 115 3 22 364 151 213 4

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
19 Bill Munson 23 QB 11 8 2-4-2 108 223 48.4% 1533 9 4.0 15 6.7 95 6.9 4.7 14.2 139.4 56.5
18 Roman Gabriel 24 qb 7 6 3-3-0 65 143 45.5% 1236 9 6.3 5 3.5 70 8.6 8.3 19.0 176.6 82.4
15 Terry Baker 23 5 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
21 Eddie Meador* 27 RS 14 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 25.6 14 5-7-2 173 368 47.0% 2769 18 4.9 20 5.4 95 7.5 6.1 16.0 197.8 66.3 0 0
Opp Total 14 213 435 49.0% 3094 27 6.2 17 3.9 7.1 6.60 14.5 221.0 76.9 49 400 5.6 5.1 10.1

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
36 Ben Wilson 25 HB 14 0 159 553 5 27 3.5 39.5 11.4 15 116 7.7 1 30 1.1 8.3 669 6 3
34 Les Josephson 22 FB 14 0 96 451 3 75 4.7 32.2 6.9 21 269 12.8 1 58 1.5 19.2 720 4 5
22 Dick Bass 27 9 0 72 342 2 59 4.8 38.0 8.0 9 83 9.2 0 24 1.0 9.2 425 2 4
15 Terry Baker 23 5 0 24 82 0 18 3.4 16.4 4.8 8 92 11.5 0 31 1.6 18.4 174 0 0
19 Bill Munson 23 QB 11 8 19 150 0 33 7.9 13.6 1.7 150 0 7
47 Carver Shannon 26 PR 12 0 17 35 0 8 2.1 2.9 1.4 2 4 2.0 0 10 0.2 0.3 39 0 3
18 Roman Gabriel 24 qb 7 6 11 5 1 6 0.5 0.7 1.6 5 1 9
80 Bucky Pope 23 FL 14 0 2 11 0 17 5.5 0.8 0.1 25 786 31.4 10 95 1.8 56.1 797 10 0
86 Marlin McKeever 24 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 41 582 14.2 1 46 2.9 41.6 582 1 1
81 Carroll Dale 26 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 32 544 17.0 2 44 2.5 41.8 544 2 1
82 Red Phillips 28 SE 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 245 14.4 2 33 2.4 35.0 245 2 0
25 Duane Allen 27 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 29 14.5 1 19 0.3 4.1 29 1 0
26 Willie Brown 22 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 19 19.0 0 19 0.1 2.1 19 0 2
Team Total 25.6 14 400 1629 11 75 4.1 116.4 28.6 173 2769 16.0 18 95 12.4 197.8 4398 29 40
Opp Total 14 419 1501 14 3.6 107.2 29.9 213 2694 12.6 27 15.2 192.4 4195 41 28

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
47 Carver Shannon 26 PR 12 0 15 81 0 22 5.4 18 442 0 40 24.6 562
23 Bobby Smith 26 KR/LS 14 0 12 68 0 16 5.7 20 489 0 56 24.5 557
26 Willie Brown 22 9 0 4 23 0 8 5.8 6 122 0 26 20.3 164
21 Eddie Meador* 27 RS 14 0 2 9 0 9 4.5 6 148 0 30 24.7 157
22 Dick Bass 27 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 25 0 25 25.0 450
83 Gary Larsen 24 14 0 2 14 0 14 7.0 14
42 Aaron Martin 22 RCB 14 9 2 18 0 11 9.0 18
60 Marv Harris 22 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.6 14 34 181 0 22 5.3 56 1258 0 56 22.5 5837
Opp Total 14 43 360 0 8.4 58 1544 0 26.6

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
11 Danny Villanueva 27 P 14 0 82 3616 58 0 44.1
30 Bruce Gossett 23 K 14 0 4 4 6 5 8 6 4 3 2 24 18 75.0%% 33 31 93.9%%
Team Total 25.6 14 4 4 6 5 8 6 4 3 2 24 18 75.0%% 33 31 93.9%% 82 3616 58 0 44.1
Opp Total 14 27 11 40.7%% 44 42 95.5%% 73 3292 45.1

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
19 Bill Munson 23 QB 11 8 0 7 4 0 0
18 Roman Gabriel 24 qb 7 6 0 9 0 0 0
36 Ben Wilson 25 HB 14 0 0 3 4 0 0
22 Dick Bass 27 9 0 0 4 2 0 0
21 Eddie Meador* 27 RS 14 0 3 50 0 30 0 0 1 2 0 0
34 Les Josephson 22 FB 14 0 0 5 0 0 0
42 Aaron Martin 22 RCB 14 9 2 107 1 71 0 0 2 1 0 0
43 Jerry Richardson 23 LCB 14 0 5 146 0 41 0
47 Carver Shannon 26 PR 12 0 0 3 1 0 0
23 Bobby Smith 26 KR/LS 14 0 2 97 1 97 0 0 2 0 0 0
26 Willie Brown 22 9 0 0 2 1 0 0
45 Frank Budka 22 db 14 2 2 18 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0
63 Joe Carollo 24 LT 14 0 0 0 3 0 0
75 Deacon Jones* 26 LDE 14 0 0 0 3 0 0
73 Charlie Cowan 26 LG 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
83 Gary Larsen 24 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
89 Cliff Livingston 34 RLB 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
85 Lamar Lundy 29 RDE 13 0 1 14 1 14 0 0 0 1 2 0
71 Joe Scibelli 25 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
41 Lindon Crow 31 9 0 1 23 0 23 0
81 Carroll Dale 26 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
76 Rosey Grier 32 RDT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
60 Marv Harris 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Mike Henry 28 MLB 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
86 Marlin McKeever 24 TE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
32 Jack Pardee 28 LLB 14 0 1 32 0 32 0
Team Total 25.6 14 17 487 3 97 0 0 40 34 2 0
Opp Total 14 65 28 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
30 Bruce Gossett 23 K 14 0 31 18 85
80 Bucky Pope 23 FL 14 0 10 10 60
36 Ben Wilson 25 HB 14 0 5 1 6 36
34 Les Josephson 22 FB 14 0 3 1 4 24
22 Dick Bass 27 9 0 2 2 12
81 Carroll Dale 26 13 0 2 2 12
82 Red Phillips 28 SE 7 0 2 2 12
23 Bobby Smith 26 KR/LS 14 0 1 1 2 12
25 Duane Allen 27 7 0 1 1 6
18 Roman Gabriel 24 qb 7 6 1 1 6
85 Lamar Lundy 29 RDE 13 0 1 1 6
42 Aaron Martin 22 RCB 14 9 1 1 6
86 Marlin McKeever 24 TE 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.6 14 11 18 3 1 33 31 18 283
Opp Total 14 14 27 1 2 42 11 339

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1964-09-13 @ PIT W, 26-14 2 1 rush Ben Wilson 1 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
2 1964-09-13 @ PIT W, 26-14 3 10 pass Duane Allen 10 yard pass from Bill Munson
3 1964-09-13 @ PIT W, 26-14 3 14 interception Lamar Lundy 14 yard interception return (Bruce Gossett kick)
4 1964-09-19 DET T, 17-17 2 65 pass Bucky Pope 65 yard pass from Bill Munson (Bruce Gossett kick)
5 1964-09-19 DET T, 17-17 2 7 pass Red Phillips 7 yard pass from Bill Munson (Bruce Gossett kick)
6 1964-09-27 MIN W, 22-13 2 2 rush Dick Bass 2 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
7 1964-09-27 MIN W, 22-13 3 32 pass Carroll Dale 32 yard pass from Bill Munson
8 1964-10-04 @ BAL L, 20-35 1 1 rush Ben Wilson 1 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
9 1964-10-04 @ BAL L, 20-35 4 14 pass Red Phillips 14 yard pass from Bill Munson (Bruce Gossett kick)
10 1964-10-11 @ CHI L, 17-38 3 70 pass Bucky Pope 70 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
11 1964-10-11 @ CHI L, 17-38 4 2 rush Roman Gabriel 2 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
12 1964-10-18 SFO W, 42-14 1 6 pass Marlin McKeever 6 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
13 1964-10-18 SFO W, 42-14 2 48 pass Bucky Pope 48 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
14 1964-10-18 SFO W, 42-14 2 68 pass Bucky Pope 68 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
15 1964-10-18 SFO W, 42-14 2 18 pass Bucky Pope 18 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
16 1964-10-18 SFO W, 42-14 4 97 interception Bobby Smith 97 yard interception return (Bruce Gossett kick)
17 1964-10-18 SFO W, 42-14 4 71 interception Aaron Martin 71 yard interception return (Bruce Gossett kick)
18 1964-10-25 @ GNB W, 27-17 2 53 rush Les Josephson 53 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
19 1964-10-25 @ GNB W, 27-17 2 55 pass Bucky Pope 55 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
20 1964-10-25 @ GNB W, 27-17 3 94 blocked field goal Bobby Smith 94 yard blocked field goal return (Bruce Gossett kick)
21 1964-11-01 @ DET L, 17-37 2 42 pass Carroll Dale 42 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
22 1964-11-01 @ DET L, 17-37 4 1 rush Ben Wilson 1 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
23 1964-11-08 PHI W, 20-10 1 1 rush Dick Bass 1 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
24 1964-11-08 PHI W, 20-10 3 1 rush Ben Wilson 1 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
25 1964-11-15 CHI L, 24-34 1 12 pass Bucky Pope 12 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
26 1964-11-15 CHI L, 24-34 3 5 rush Les Josephson 5 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
27 1964-11-15 CHI L, 24-34 4 14 pass Bucky Pope 14 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
28 1964-11-22 BAL L, 7-24 4 21 pass Bucky Pope 21 yard pass from Bill Munson (Bruce Gossett kick)
29 1964-11-29 @ MIN L, 13-34 3 27 pass Ben Wilson 27 yard pass from Bill Munson (Bruce Gossett kick)
30 1964-12-06 @ SFO L, 7-28 1 7 pass Les Josephson 7 yard pass from Bill Munson (Bruce Gossett kick)
31 1964-12-13 GNB T, 24-24 1 95 pass Bucky Pope 95 yard pass from Bill Munson (Bruce Gossett kick)
32 1964-12-13 GNB T, 24-24 1 1 rush Ben Wilson 1 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
33 1964-12-13 GNB T, 24-24 2 4 rush Les Josephson 4 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1964-09-13 @ PIT L, 14-26 2 25 pass Gary Ballman 25 yard pass from Ed Brown (Mike Clark kick)
2 1964-09-13 @ PIT L, 14-26 4 4 rush Phil King 4 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
3 1964-09-19 DET T, 17-17 2 46 pass Terry Barr 46 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
4 1964-09-19 DET T, 17-17 4 17 pass Terry Barr 17 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Wayne Walker kick)
5 1964-09-27 MIN L, 13-22 2 37 pass Gordie Smith 37 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
6 1964-09-27 MIN L, 13-22 4 5 rush Bill McWatters 5 yard rush
7 1964-10-04 @ BAL W, 35-20 1 46 pass Jimmy Orr 46 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
8 1964-10-04 @ BAL W, 35-20 3 43 pass Jimmy Orr 43 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
9 1964-10-04 @ BAL W, 35-20 3 12 rush Lenny Moore 12 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
10 1964-10-04 @ BAL W, 35-20 3 35 pass Jimmy Orr 35 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
11 1964-10-04 @ BAL W, 35-20 4 32 rush Lenny Moore 32 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
12 1964-10-11 @ CHI W, 38-17 1 2 pass Johnny Morris 2 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
13 1964-10-11 @ CHI W, 38-17 2 0 fumble Mike Ditka 0 yard fumble return (Bob Jencks kick)
14 1964-10-11 @ CHI W, 38-17 2 2 pass Mike Ditka 2 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
15 1964-10-11 @ CHI W, 38-17 3 16 pass Mike Ditka 16 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
16 1964-10-11 @ CHI W, 38-17 3 52 pass Johnny Morris 52 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
17 1964-10-18 SFO L, 14-42 1 83 pass Dave Parks 83 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
18 1964-10-18 SFO L, 14-42 4 4 pass Dave Kopay 4 yard pass from George Mira (Tommy Davis kick)
19 1964-10-25 @ GNB L, 17-27 1 1 rush Jim Taylor 1 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
20 1964-10-25 @ GNB L, 17-27 2 42 interception Willie Wood 42 yard interception return (Paul Hornung kick)
21 1964-11-01 @ DET W, 37-17 1 40 pass Terry Barr 40 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
22 1964-11-01 @ DET W, 37-17 1 1 rush Nick Pietrosante 1 yard rush
23 1964-11-01 @ DET W, 37-17 2 37 pass Tom Watkins 37 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
24 1964-11-01 @ DET W, 37-17 4 5 rush Nick Pietrosante 5 yard rush (Wayne Walker kick)
25 1964-11-01 @ DET W, 37-17 4 16 pass Terry Barr 16 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
26 1964-11-08 PHI L, 10-20 3 24 pass Ollie Matson 24 yard pass from King Hill (Sam Baker kick)
27 1964-11-15 CHI W, 34-24 1 10 pass Johnny Morris 10 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
28 1964-11-15 CHI W, 34-24 2 12 pass Joe Marconi 12 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
29 1964-11-15 CHI W, 34-24 2 1 rush Jon Arnett 1 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
30 1964-11-15 CHI W, 34-24 3 18 pass Mike Ditka 18 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Roger LeClerc kick)
31 1964-11-22 BAL W, 24-7 1 18 rush Lenny Moore 18 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
32 1964-11-22 BAL W, 24-7 3 17 rush Jerry Hill 17 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
33 1964-11-22 BAL W, 24-7 4 1 rush Tony Lorick 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
34 1964-11-29 @ MIN W, 34-13 1 15 pass Paul Flatley 15 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
35 1964-11-29 @ MIN W, 34-13 2 13 pass Bill Brown 13 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
36 1964-11-29 @ MIN W, 34-13 3 32 interception George Rose 32 yard interception return (Fred Cox kick)
37 1964-11-29 @ MIN W, 34-13 4 30 pass Tom Hall 30 yard pass from Tommy Mason (Fred Cox kick)
38 1964-12-06 @ SFO W, 28-7 2 1 pass Dave Kopay 1 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
39 1964-12-06 @ SFO W, 28-7 2 4 rush Gary Lewis 4 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
40 1964-12-06 @ SFO W, 28-7 3 53 pass Monty Stickles 53 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
41 1964-12-06 @ SFO W, 28-7 4 69 pass Dave Parks 69 yard pass from Mike Lind (Tommy Davis kick)
42 1964-12-13 GNB T, 24-24 2 10 rush Tom Moore 10 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
43 1964-12-13 GNB T, 24-24 4 5 pass Boyd Dowler 5 yard pass from Bart Starr (Paul Hornung kick)
44 1964-12-13 GNB T, 24-24 4 1 rush Jim Taylor 1 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)