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1966 Los Angeles Rams

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8-6-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1966 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.0, Offense: -0.5, Defense: 6.5, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 289 points (20.6/g), 10th of 15 in the NFL. Allowed 212 points (15.1/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 77 points (5.5/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 9.5-4.5.

Coach: George Allen (8-6-0)

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
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 289 4282 952 4.5 29 12 19 255 249 450 2540 12 17 5.0 133 448 1742 12 3.9 103
Team Defense 212 3771 852 4.4 46 20 18 196 190 406 2469 13 26 5.5 114 401 1302 10 3.2 64
Lg Rank Offense 10 7 4 3 5 3 8 13 4 10 7 7 8 6
Lg Rank Defense 2 4 2 2 1 7 9 2 3 8 4 3 4 2

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-0 @ Atlanta Falcons 19 14 23 421 275 146 2 10 237 116 121 2
2 Fri September 16 boxscore W 2-0 Chicago Bears 31 17 17 294 195 99 4 12 239 118 121 3
3 Sun September 25 boxscore L 2-1 @ Green Bay Packers 13 24 12 173 67 106 2 14 327 233 94 5
4 Fri September 30 boxscore W 3-1 San Francisco 49ers 34 3 20 356 193 163 1 15 251 198 53 5
5 Sun October 9 boxscore W 4-1 @ Detroit Lions 14 7 21 369 203 166 3 14 283 194 89 6
5 Sun October 16 boxscore L 4-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 7 35 13 230 146 84 3 20 378 313 65 1
6 Sun October 23 boxscore L 4-3 @ Chicago Bears 10 17 14 203 95 108 2 15 287 135 152 2
8 Sun October 30 boxscore L 4-4 Baltimore Colts 3 17 21 340 225 115 6 13 322 230 92 3
8 Sun November 6 boxscore L 4-5 @ San Francisco 49ers 13 21 11 142 116 26 1 21 358 277 81 2
10 Sun November 13 boxscore W 5-5 New York Giants 55 14 38 572 349 223 1 15 103 56 47 3
11 Sun November 20 boxscore W 6-5 Minnesota Vikings 21 6 15 228 130 98 1 10 186 43 143 4
11 Sun November 27 boxscore W 7-5 @ Baltimore Colts 23 7 17 310 148 162 1 7 140 107 33 2
13 Sun December 4 boxscore W 8-5 Detroit Lions 23 3 14 293 147 146 16 305 212 93 4
14 Sun December 18 boxscore L 8-6 Green Bay Packers 23 27 19 351 251 100 2 14 355 237 118 4

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
18 Roman Gabriel 26 QB 14 14 8-6-0 217 397 54.7 2540 10 2.5 16 4.0 84 6.4 5.1 11.7 181.4 65.9
19 Bill Munson 25 5 0 30 50 60.0 284 2 4.0 1 2.0 25 5.7 5.6 9.5 56.8 80.7
13 Jon Kilgore 23 P 14 0 1 1 100.0 47 0 0.0 0 0.0 47 47.0 47.0 47.0 3.4 118.7
21 Eddie Meador* 29 RS 14 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
25 Tom Moore 28 HB 14 14 1 1 100.0 20 0 0.0 0 0.0 20 20.0 20.0 20.0 1.4 118.7
Team Total 26.8 14 8-6-0 249 450 55.3 2891 12 2.7 17 3.8 84 6.4 5.3 11.6 206.5 68.1 0 0
Opp Total 14 190 406 46.8 2830 13 3.2 26 6.4 7.0 4.73 14.9 202.1 54.1 45 361 5.5 3.5 10.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
22 Dick Bass* 29 FB 14 0 248 1090 8 50 4.4 77.9 17.7 31 274 8.8 0 40 2.2 19.6 1364 8 5
25 Tom Moore 28 HB 14 14 104 272 1 18 2.6 19.4 7.4 60 433 7.2 3 30 4.3 30.9 705 4 1
18 Roman Gabriel 26 QB 14 14 52 176 3 14 3.4 12.6 3.7 176 3 10
26 Jim Stiger 25 PR 14 0 24 95 0 19 4.0 6.8 1.7 8 72 9.0 1 18 0.6 5.1 167 1 2
34 Les Josephson 24 14 0 14 97 0 14 6.9 6.9 1.0 2 10 5.0 1 6 0.1 0.7 107 1 1
19 Bill Munson 25 5 0 4 3 0 2 0.8 0.6 0.8 3 0 0
50 Ken Iman 27 C 14 14 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.1 0.1 2 0 0
21 Eddie Meador* 29 RS 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.5 0.1 7 0 0
29 Tommy McDonald 32 FL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 55 714 13.0 2 62 4.2 54.9 714 2 2
84 Jack Snow 23 SE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 34 634 18.6 3 84 2.4 45.3 634 3 0
87 Billy Truax 23 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 29 314 10.8 0 21 2.1 22.4 314 0 0
86 Marlin McKeever* 26 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 277 12.0 1 31 2.1 25.2 277 1 2
20 Steve Heckard 23 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 102 20.4 0 50 0.4 8.5 102 0 0
49 Claude Crabb 26 db 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 47 47.0 0 47 0.1 3.4 47 0 0
80 Bucky Pope 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 1 14 0.3 4.7 14 1 0
Team Total 26.8 14 448 1742 12 50 3.9 124.4 32.0 249 2891 11.6 12 84 17.8 206.5 4633 24 25
Opp Total 14 401 1302 10 3.2 93.0 28.6 190 2469 13.0 13 13.6 176.4 3771 23 37

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
26 Jim Stiger 25 PR 14 0 33 259 0 49 7.8 7 150 0 28 21.4 576
27 Irv Cross 27 RCB 14 0 12 82 0 24 6.8 12 348 0 67 29.0 430
24 Clancy Williams 24 KR/LCB 14 0 15 420 0 81 28.0 420
35 Henry Dyer 21 8 0 5 61 0 21 12.2 61
58 Dan Currie 31 14 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 25
44 Chuck Lamson 27 LS 14 13 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
86 Marlin McKeever* 26 11 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 285
Team Total 26.8 14 45 341 0 49 7.6 42 1015 0 81 24.2 5989
Opp Total 14 49 269 0 5.5 58 1329 1 22.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
30 Bruce Gossett* 25 K 14 0 14 14 8 5 14 7 13 2 49 28 57.1% 29 29 100.0%
13 Jon Kilgore 23 P 14 0 71 3037 58 0 42.8
Team Total 26.8 14 14 14 8 5 14 7 13 2 49 28 57.1% 29 29 100.0% 71 3037 58 0 42.8
Opp Total 14 22 10 45.5% 26 26 100.0% 73 3197 43.8

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
18 Roman Gabriel 26 QB 14 14 0 10 6 -11 0
21 Eddie Meador* 29 RS 14 0 5 60 0 31 0 0 0 3 0 0
24 Clancy Williams 24 KR/LCB 14 0 8 97 1 32 0
44 Chuck Lamson 27 LS 14 13 5 59 1 44 0 0 0 2 5 0
22 Dick Bass* 29 FB 14 0 0 5 0 0 0
27 Irv Cross 27 RCB 14 0 1 60 1 60 0 0 0 4 0 0
55 Maxie Baughan* 28 RLB 14 14 2 3 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
32 Jack Pardee 30 LLB 14 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
86 Marlin McKeever* 26 11 0 0 2 1 0 0
74 Merlin Olsen*+ 26 LDT 14 0 0 1 2 9 0
26 Jim Stiger 25 PR 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
61 Bill George 37 MLB 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
75 Deacon Jones*+ 28 LDE 14 0 1 50 0 50 0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Lamar Lundy 31 RDE 14 0 1 33 1 33 0 0 0 1 0 0
29 Tommy McDonald 32 FL 13 0 0 2 0 0 0
73 Charlie Cowan 28 RT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
49 Claude Crabb 26 db 14 1 0 0 1 0 0
30 Bruce Gossett* 25 K 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
46 Hank Gremminger 33 8 0 1 0 0 0 0
20 Steve Heckard 23 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Les Josephson 24 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
25 Tom Moore 28 HB 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
84 Jack Snow 23 SE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
87 Billy Truax 23 TE 14 0 0 0 1 0 1
45 George Youngblood 21 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.8 14 26 362 4 60 0 0 25 33 3 1 1
Opp Total 14 54 37 17

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
30 Bruce Gossett* 25 K 14 0 29 28 113
22 Dick Bass* 29 FB 14 0 8 8 48
25 Tom Moore 28 HB 14 14 1 3 4 24
18 Roman Gabriel 26 QB 14 14 3 3 18
84 Jack Snow 23 SE 14 14 3 3 18
29 Tommy McDonald 32 FL 13 0 2 2 12
27 Irv Cross 27 RCB 14 0 1 1 6
34 Les Josephson 24 14 0 1 1 6
44 Chuck Lamson 27 LS 14 13 1 1 6
85 Lamar Lundy 31 RDE 14 0 1 1 6
86 Marlin McKeever* 26 11 0 1 1 6
80 Bucky Pope 25 3 0 1 1 6
26 Jim Stiger 25 PR 14 0 1 1 6
87 Billy Truax 23 TE 14 0 1 1 6
24 Clancy Williams 24 KR/LCB 14 0 1 1 6
76 Rosey Grier 34 RDT 14 0 1 2
Team Total 26.8 14 12 12 1 4 29 29 28 1 289
Opp Total 14 10 13 1 2 26 10 212