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1975 Los Angeles Rams

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12-2-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.1, Offense: 0.5, Defense: 8.7, SoS: -3.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 312 points (22.3/g), 11th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 135 points (9.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 177 points (12.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 12.3-1.7.

Coach: Chuck Knox (12-2-0)

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: Fullerton State (Fullerton, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
General Manager Don Klosterman
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 312 4566 949 4.8 25 8 19 273 181 334 2195 14 17 6.0 120 585 2371 18 4.1 134
Team Defense 135 3322 853 3.9 40 18 24 204 187 387 1789 11 22 4.2 103 423 1533 4 3.6 77
Lg Rank Offense 11 9 2 1 8 25 15 19 7 9 4 7 8 11
Lg Rank Defense 1 2 11 9 2 13 3 3 10 4 2 2 1 4

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 18 11 148 20 128 4 18 277 80 197 1
2 Sun September 28 boxscore W 1-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 23 14 15 298 183 115 2 14 236 107 129 2
3 Sun October 5 boxscore W 2-1 Baltimore Colts 24 13 21 424 271 153 2 13 239 151 88 3
4 Sun October 12 boxscore W OT 3-1 @ San Diego Chargers 13 10 24 423 199 224 2 16 272 144 128 1
5 Sun October 19 boxscore W 4-1 Atlanta Falcons 22 7 25 384 166 218 1 18 226 163 63 6
6 Sun October 26 boxscore W 5-1 New Orleans Saints 38 14 27 341 118 223 17 173 77 96 3
7 Mon November 3 boxscore W 6-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 42 3 20 415 207 208 15 265 168 97 4
8 Sun November 9 boxscore L 6-2 San Francisco 49ers 23 24 25 343 211 132 3 19 394 290 104 2
9 Sun November 16 boxscore W 7-2 @ Atlanta Falcons 16 7 18 331 235 96 2 15 205 106 99 2
10 Sun November 23 boxscore W 8-2 Chicago Bears 38 10 17 340 141 199 1 12 216 111 105 3
11 Thu November 27 boxscore W 9-2 @ Detroit Lions 20 0 20 320 143 177 1 12 214 93 121 2
12 Sun December 7 boxscore W 10-2 @ New Orleans Saints 14 7 14 232 100 132 4 12 218 142 76 3
13 Sun December 14 boxscore W 11-2 Green Bay Packers 22 5 22 334 139 195 2 9 170 117 53 4
14 Sat December 20 boxscore W 12-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 3 14 233 62 171 1 14 217 40 177 4
Playoffs
Division Sat December 27 boxscore W 13-2 St. Louis Cardinals 35 23 26 440 203 237 3 22 363 268 95 5
ConfChamp Sun January 4 boxscore L 13-3 Dallas Cowboys 7 37 9 118 96 22 3 24 441 246 195 1

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
12 James Harris 28 QB 13 13 11-2-0 157 285 55.1% 2148 14 4.9 15 5.3 54 7.5 6.2 13.7 165.2 73.8 21 180 6.43 5.14 6.9 2 3
16 Ron Jaworski 24 qb 14 1 1-0-0 24 48 50.0% 302 0 0.0 2 4.2 25 6.3 4.4 12.6 21.6 52.6 9 75 3.98 2.40 15.8 0 1
30 Lawrence McCutcheon* 25 RB 13 13 0 1 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
Team Total 26.8 14 12-2-0 181 334 54.2% 2450 14 4.2 17 5.1 54 7.3 5.9 13.5 175.0 70.6 30 255 6.03 4.70 8.2 2 4
Opp Total 14 187 387 48.3% 2126 11 2.8 22 5.7 5.5 3.50 11.4 151.9 51.0 43 337 4.2 2.4 10.0

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
30 Lawrence McCutcheon* 25 RB 13 13 213 911 2 43 4.3 70.1 16.4 31 230 7.4 1 24 2.4 17.7 1141 3 4
32 Cullen Bryant 24 FB 14 13 117 467 2 18 4.0 33.4 8.4 20 229 11.5 0 31 1.4 16.4 696 2 4
45 Jim Bertelsen 25 13 1 116 457 3 19 3.9 35.2 8.9 14 208 14.9 0 22 1.1 16.0 665 3 2
22 John Cappelletti 23 13 0 48 158 6 30 3.3 12.2 3.7 158 6 2
33 Rob Scribner 24 PR 14 0 42 216 2 34 5.1 15.4 3.0 2 28 14.0 0 25 0.1 2.0 244 2 2
12 James Harris 28 QB 13 13 18 45 1 15 2.5 3.5 1.4 45 1 6
39 Rod Phillips 23 rb 14 1 17 69 0 20 4.1 4.9 1.2 2 10 5.0 0 8 0.1 0.7 79 0 0
16 Ron Jaworski 24 qb 14 1 12 33 2 21 2.8 2.4 0.9 33 2 1
81 Ron Jessie 27 WR 14 14 2 15 0 9 7.5 1.1 0.1 41 547 13.3 3 34 2.9 39.1 562 3 0
29 Harold Jackson* 29 WR 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 786 18.3 7 54 3.1 56.1 786 7 1
80 Bob Klein 28 TE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 237 14.8 2 44 1.5 21.5 237 2 0
24 Willie McGee 25 KR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 83 13.8 0 22 0.4 5.9 83 0 1
84 Jack Snow 32 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 86 21.5 1 42 0.4 8.6 86 1 0
73 Charlie Cowan 37 LT 13 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 1 0 0
83 Terry Nelson 24 te 14 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 5 0 0
Team Total 26.8 14 585 2371 18 43 4.1 169.4 41.8 181 2450 13.5 14 54 12.9 175.0 4821 32 26
Opp Total 14 423 1533 4 3.6 109.5 30.2 187 1789 9.6 11 13.4 127.8 3322 15 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
33 Rob Scribner 24 PR 14 0 26 205 0 16 7.9 1 24 0 24 24.0 473
24 Willie McGee 25 KR 14 0 17 404 0 46 23.8 487
42 Dave Elmendorf 26 SS 14 14 15 125 0 23 8.3 125
32 Cullen Bryant 24 FB 14 13 2 47 0 40 23.5 12 280 0 42 23.3 1023
45 Jim Bertelsen 25 13 1 11 143 0 38 13.0 1 17 0 17 17.0 825
22 John Cappelletti 23 13 0 3 39 0 17 13.0 197
48 Bill Simpson 24 FS 14 14 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -3
Team Total 26.8 14 55 517 0 40 9.4 34 764 0 46 22.5 6102
Opp Total 14 45 406 0 9.0 64 1347 0 21.0

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
17 Duane Carrell 26 P 14 0 73 2874 57 0 39.4
10 Tom Dempsey 28 K 14 0 2 2 7 7 10 7 5 4 2 1 26 21 80.8%% 36 31 86.1%%
Team Total 26.8 14 2 2 7 7 10 7 5 4 2 1 26 21 80.8%% 36 31 86.1%% 73 2874 57 0 39.4
Opp Total 14 19 10 52.6%% 15 13 86.7%% 89 3533 39.7

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
48 Bill Simpson 24 FS 14 14 6 90 0 29 0 0 0 5 24 0
12 James Harris 28 QB 13 13 0 6 3 -1 0
32 Cullen Bryant 24 FB 14 13 0 4 2 0 0
42 Dave Elmendorf 26 SS 14 14 4 48 0 26 0 0 1 1 0 0
58 Isiah Robertson* 26 RLB 14 14 4 118 1 76 0 0 0 2 0 0
30 Lawrence McCutcheon* 25 RB 13 13 0 4 1 6 0
45 Jim Bertelsen 25 13 1 0 2 2 0 0
33 Rob Scribner 24 PR 14 0 0 2 2 0 0
55 Bob DeMarco 37 14 0 0 2 1 -18 0
89 Fred Dryer* 29 RDE 14 14 1 20 1 20 0 0 0 2 0 0
16 Ron Jaworski 24 qb 14 1 0 1 2 -3 0
41 Eddie McMillan 24 LCB 14 14 3 64 0 31 0
64 Jack Reynolds* 28 MLB 14 14 1 15 0 15 0 0 0 2 14 0
22 John Cappelletti 23 13 0 0 2 0 0 0
36 Ken Geddes 29 LLB 14 14 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
28 Monte Jackson 22 RCB 14 9 2 13 0 10 0
85 Jack Youngblood*+ 25 LDE 14 14 0 0 2 9 0 1
90 Larry Brooks 25 LDT 8 8 0 0 1 0 0
17 Duane Carrell 26 P 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
29 Harold Jackson* 29 WR 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
52 Rick Kay 26 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 Tom Mack* 32 LG 14 14 0 0 1 3 0
24 Willie McGee 25 KR 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
74 Merlin Olsen* 35 RDT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
57 Jim Peterson 25 14 0 0 0 1 67 1
75 John Williams 30 RT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.8 14 22 372 2 76 0 0 26 35 101 1 1
Opp Total 14 30 31 13 1

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
10 Tom Dempsey 28 K 14 0 31 21 94
29 Harold Jackson* 29 WR 14 14 7 7 42
22 John Cappelletti 23 13 0 6 6 36
45 Jim Bertelsen 25 13 1 3 3 18
81 Ron Jessie 27 WR 14 14 3 3 18
30 Lawrence McCutcheon* 25 RB 13 13 2 1 3 18
32 Cullen Bryant 24 FB 14 13 2 2 12
16 Ron Jaworski 24 qb 14 1 2 2 12
80 Bob Klein 28 TE 11 11 2 2 12
33 Rob Scribner 24 PR 14 0 2 2 12
89 Fred Dryer* 29 RDE 14 14 1 1 6
12 James Harris 28 QB 13 13 1 1 6
28 Monte Jackson 22 RCB 14 9 1 1 6
57 Jim Peterson 25 14 0 1 1 6
58 Isiah Robertson* 26 RLB 14 14 1 1 6
84 Jack Snow 32 10 0 1 1 6
85 Jack Youngblood*+ 25 LDE 14 14 1 2
Team Total 26.8 14 18 14 1 2 1 36 31 21 1 312
Opp Total 14 4 11 13 10 1 135

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1975-09-21 @ DAL L, 7-18 4 4 rush Ron Jaworski 4 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
2 1975-09-28 @ SFO W, 23-14 3 6 blocked punt Monte Jackson 6 yard blocked punt return (Tom Dempsey kick)
3 1975-09-28 @ SFO W, 23-14 4 22 pass Lawrence McCutcheon 22 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
4 1975-10-05 BAL W, 24-13 2 37 pass Harold Jackson 37 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
5 1975-10-05 BAL W, 24-13 4 25 rush Lawrence McCutcheon 25 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
6 1975-10-05 BAL W, 24-13 4 14 pass Ron Jessie 14 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
7 1975-10-12 @ SDG W, 13-10 3 2 rush James Harris 2 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
8 1975-10-19 ATL W, 22-7 1 44 pass Bob Klein 44 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
9 1975-10-19 ATL W, 22-7 3 28 pass Harold Jackson 28 yard pass from James Harris
10 1975-10-26 NOR W, 38-14 1 3 rush Cullen Bryant 3 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
11 1975-10-26 NOR W, 38-14 2 1 rush John Cappelletti 1 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
12 1975-10-26 NOR W, 38-14 2 1 rush Cullen Bryant 1 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
13 1975-10-26 NOR W, 38-14 4 3 pass Bob Klein 3 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
14 1975-10-26 NOR W, 38-14 4 22 rush Rob Scribner 22 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
15 1975-11-03 @ PHI W, 42-3 1 1 rush John Cappelletti 1 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
16 1975-11-03 @ PHI W, 42-3 2 54 pass Harold Jackson 54 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
17 1975-11-03 @ PHI W, 42-3 2 30 pass Harold Jackson 30 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
18 1975-11-03 @ PHI W, 42-3 3 42 pass Jack Snow 42 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
19 1975-11-03 @ PHI W, 42-3 3 20 interception Fred Dryer 20 yard interception return (Tom Dempsey kick)
20 1975-11-03 @ PHI W, 42-3 4 76 interception Isiah Robertson 76 yard interception return (Tom Dempsey kick)
21 1975-11-09 SFO L, 23-24 1 25 rush John Cappelletti 25 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
22 1975-11-09 SFO L, 23-24 1 1 rush Jim Bertelsen 1 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
23 1975-11-09 SFO L, 23-24 4 1 rush Jim Bertelsen 1 yard rush
24 1975-11-16 @ ATL W, 16-7 4 13 pass Ron Jessie 13 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
25 1975-11-23 CHI W, 38-10 1 43 rush Lawrence McCutcheon 43 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
26 1975-11-23 CHI W, 38-10 1 4 rush Jim Bertelsen 4 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
27 1975-11-23 CHI W, 38-10 2 1 rush John Cappelletti 1 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
28 1975-11-23 CHI W, 38-10 3 13 pass Harold Jackson 13 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
29 1975-11-23 CHI W, 38-10 4 30 rush John Cappelletti 30 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
30 1975-11-27 @ DET W, 20-0 1 11 pass Ron Jessie 11 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
31 1975-11-27 @ DET W, 20-0 3 17 pass Harold Jackson 17 yard pass from James Harris
32 1975-11-27 @ DET W, 20-0 4 38 pass Harold Jackson 38 yard pass from James Harris (Tom Dempsey kick)
33 1975-12-07 @ NOR W, 14-7 3 67 fumble Jim Peterson 67 yard fumble return
34 1975-12-14 GNB W, 22-5 2 3 rush Rob Scribner 3 yard rush
35 1975-12-14 GNB W, 22-5 4 2 rush John Cappelletti 2 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
36 1975-12-20 PIT W, 10-3 4 5 rush Ron Jaworski 5 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1975-09-21 @ DAL W, 18-7 2 1 rush Doug Dennison 1 yard rush
2 1975-09-28 @ SFO L, 14-23 2 30 pass Gene Washington 30 yard pass from Norm Snead (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)
3 1975-09-28 @ SFO L, 14-23 2 38 rush Delvin Williams 38 yard rush (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)
4 1975-10-05 BAL L, 13-24 1 28 pass Bill Olds 28 yard pass from Bert Jones (Toni Linhart kick)
5 1975-10-05 BAL L, 13-24 2 3 pass Jimmie Kennedy 3 yard pass from Bert Jones
6 1975-10-12 @ SDG L, 10-13 3 7 rush Don Woods 7 yard rush (Ray Wersching kick)
7 1975-10-19 ATL L, 7-22 4 5 pass Alfred Jenkins 5 yard pass from Pat Sullivan (Nick Mike-Mayer kick)
8 1975-10-26 NOR L, 14-38 3 15 pass Larry Burton 15 yard pass from Archie Manning (Rich Szaro kick)
9 1975-10-26 NOR L, 14-38 4 1 rush Rod McNeill 1 yard rush (Rich Szaro kick)
10 1975-11-09 SFO W, 24-23 3 42 pass Gene Washington 42 yard pass from Steve Spurrier (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)
11 1975-11-09 SFO W, 24-23 3 19 pass Delvin Williams 19 yard pass from Steve Spurrier (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)
12 1975-11-09 SFO W, 24-23 4 68 pass Gene Washington 68 yard pass from Steve Spurrier (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)
13 1975-11-16 @ ATL L, 7-16 4 9 pass Jim Mitchell 9 yard pass from Pat Sullivan (Nick Mike-Mayer kick)
14 1975-11-23 CHI L, 10-38 4 32 pass Bo Rather 32 yard pass from Bob Avellini (Bob Thomas kick)
15 1975-12-07 @ NOR L, 7-14 4 5 pass Rod McNeill 5 yard pass from Archie Manning (Rich Szaro kick)