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1982 Los Angeles Rams

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2-7-0, Finished 4th in NFC West Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.9, Offense: 0.9, Defense: -7.9, SoS: -1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 200 points (22.2/g), 9th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 250 points (27.8/g), 28th.
 Differential of -50 points (-5.6/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 3.3-5.7.

Coach: Ray Malavasi (2-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: John Hadl

Stadium: Anaheim Stadium
 Training Camp: Fullerton State (Fullerton, California)

Team Info

Majority Owner/Chairman Georgia Frontiere
General Manager Don Klosterman
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Penalties
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Pen Yds 1stPy
Team Stats 200 3024 563 5.4 24 10 163 166 297 1999 11 14 6.4 90 251 1025 13 4.1 61 63 550 12
Opp. Stats 250 3333 606 5.5 18 7 193 175 281 2131 16 11 7.1 107 307 1202 13 3.9 75 64 531 11
Lg Rank Offense 9 6 17 14 17 10 4 15 18 7 22 15 3 7
Lg Rank Defense 28 27 23 22 25 14 24 25 20 28 25 22 26 18

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 12 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 23 35 12 271 166 105 3 22 377 228 149 6
2 Sun September 19 boxscore L 0-2 Detroit Lions 14 19 21 375 264 111 5 19 355 207 148 2
11 Sun November 21 boxscore L 0-3 @ Atlanta Falcons 17 34 14 274 151 123 2 24 387 213 174
12 Sun November 28 boxscore W 1-3 Kansas City Chiefs 20 14 19 281 44 237 4 18 278 139 139 1
13 Thu December 2 boxscore L 1-4 San Francisco 49ers 24 30 18 341 277 64 2 21 375 326 49 1
14 Sun December 12 boxscore L 1-5 Denver Broncos 24 27 14 253 161 92 3 22 385 258 127 3
15 Sat December 18 boxscore L 1-6 @ Los Angeles Raiders 31 37 21 272 203 69 2 26 431 297 134 4
16 Sun December 26 boxscore L 1-7 Chicago Bears 26 34 27 583 506 77 3 23 421 263 158
17 Sun January 2 boxscore W 2-7 @ San Francisco 49ers 21 20 17 374 227 147 18 324 200 124 1

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
15 Vince Ferragamo 28 QB 7 5 1-4-0 118 209 56.5 1609 9 4.3 9 4.3 85 7.7 6.6 13.6 229.9 77.6 7 65 7.15 6.11 3.2 1 1
17 Bert Jones 31 qb 4 4 1-3-0 48 87 55.2 527 2 2.3 4 4.6 51 6.1 4.4 11.0 131.8 61.8 8 72 4.79 3.32 8.4
44 Mike Guman 24 FB 9 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -45.00 0.0
Team Total 26.7 9 2-7-0 166 297 55.9 2136 11 3.7 14 4.7 85 7.2 5.8 12.9 237.3 71.3 15 137 6.41 5.09 4.8 1 1
Opp Total 9 175 281 62.3 2290 16 5.7 11 3.9 8.1 7.53 13.1 254.4 90.6 18 159 7.1 6.5 6.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 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
26 Wendell Tyler 27 RB 9 9 137 564 9 54 4.1 62.7 15.2 38 375 9.9 4 40 4.2 41.7 939 13 10
44 Mike Guman 24 FB 9 9 69 266 2 15 3.9 29.6 7.7 31 310 10.0 0 46 3.4 34.4 576 2 3
33 Jewerl Thomas 25 8 0 16 80 0 11 5.0 10.0 2.0 8 49 6.1 0 11 1.0 6.1 129 0 0
17 Bert Jones 31 qb 4 4 11 73 0 17 6.6 18.3 2.8 73 0 0
30 Barry Redden 22 KR 9 0 8 24 0 7 3.0 2.7 0.9 4 16 4.0 0 11 0.4 1.8 40 0 2
15 Vince Ferragamo 28 QB 7 5 4 3 1 2 0.8 0.4 0.6 3 1 1
80 Billy Waddy 28 wr 3 0 2 -11 0 5 -5.5 -3.7 0.7 -11 0 1
82 Willie Miller 35 WR 9 9 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.6 0.1 15 346 23.1 1 85 1.7 38.4 351 1 0
81 Ron Battle 23 9 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 2 62 31.0 1 51 0.2 6.9 63 1 0
35 Robert Alexander 24 9 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 1 -7 -7.0 0 -7 0.1 -0.8 -4 0 2
21 Nolan Cromwell*+ 27 FS 9 9 1 17 1 17 17.0 1.9 0.1 17 1 0
88 Preston Dennard 27 WR 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 383 15.3 2 39 2.8 42.6 383 2 0
86 Mike Barber 29 TE 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 166 9.2 1 21 2.0 18.4 166 1 0
84 George Farmer 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 344 20.2 2 42 2.1 43.0 344 2 0
87 Drew Hill 26 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 92 13.1 0 23 0.8 10.2 92 0 0
Team Total 26.7 9 251 1025 13 54 4.1 113.9 27.9 166 2136 12.9 11 85 18.4 237.3 3161 24 23
Opp Total 9 307 1202 13 3.9 133.6 34.1 175 2131 12.2 16 19.4 236.8 3333 29 15

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
47 LeRoy Irvin 25 PR 9 0 22 242 1 63 11.0 242
30 Barry Redden 22 KR 9 0 22 502 0 85 22.8 542
35 Robert Alexander 24 9 0 8 139 0 32 17.4 135
44 Mike Guman 24 FB 9 9 8 102 0 24 12.8 678
37 Ivory Sully 25 9 0 5 84 0 24 16.8 84
87 Drew Hill 26 9 0 2 42 0 24 21.0 134
Team Total 26.7 9 22 242 1 63 11.0 45 869 0 85 19.3 4328
Opp Total 9 31 401 1 12.9 36 844 0 23.4

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring 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
6 John Misko 28 P 9 0 45 1961 59 1 43.6
4 Mike Lansford 24 K 9 0 5 4 8 5 2 15 9 60.0% 24 23 95.8%
Team Total 26.7 9 5 4 8 5 2 15 9 60.0% 24 23 95.8% 45 1961 59 1 43.6
Opp Total 9 19 14 73.7% 30 28 93.3% 42 1600 38.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
26 Wendell Tyler 27 RB 9 9 0 10 1 0 0
47 LeRoy Irvin 25 PR 9 0 0 4 2 0 0
71 Reggie Doss 26 RDE 9 9 0 0 1 0 0 4.0
79 Mike Fanning 29 LDT 8 8 5.0
49 Rod Perry 29 RCB 9 9 3 57 0 33 0 0 0 2 41 0
52 George Andrews 27 RLB 9 9 0 0 1 0 0 3.0
21 Nolan Cromwell*+ 27 FS 9 9 3 33 0 21 0 0 0 1 6 0
20 Johnnie Johnson 26 SS 9 9 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 2 9 0 1.0
85 Jack Youngblood 32 LDE 9 9 4.0
35 Robert Alexander 24 9 0 0 2 1 0 0
44 Mike Guman 24 FB 9 9 0 3 0 0 0
30 Barry Redden 22 KR 9 0 0 2 1 0 0
27 Pat Thomas 28 LCB 9 9 3 0 0 0 0
72 Kent Hill* 25 LG 9 9 0 0 2 0 0
56 Doug Smith 26 C 9 9 0 0 2 0 0
86 Mike Barber 29 TE 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
55 Carl Ekern 28 LLB 3 3 1 9 0 9 0
84 George Farmer 24 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
15 Vince Ferragamo 28 QB 7 5 0 1 0 0 0
60 Dennis Harrah 29 RG 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
69 Greg Meisner 23 nt 6 1 1.0
80 Billy Waddy 28 wr 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.7 9 11 106 0 33 0 0 23 19 56 0 18.0
Opp Total 9 15 8 15

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
26 Wendell Tyler 27 RB 9 9 9 4 13 78
4 Mike Lansford 24 K 9 0 23 24 9 15 50
88 Preston Dennard 27 WR 9 9 2 2 12
84 George Farmer 24 8 0 2 2 12
44 Mike Guman 24 FB 9 9 2 2 12
86 Mike Barber 29 TE 9 9 1 1 6
81 Ron Battle 23 9 0 1 1 6
21 Nolan Cromwell*+ 27 FS 9 9 1 1 6
15 Vince Ferragamo 28 QB 7 5 1 1 6
47 LeRoy Irvin 25 PR 9 0 1 1 6
82 Willie Miller 35 WR 9 9 1 1 6
Team Total 26.7 9 13 11 1 25 23 24 9 15 200
Opp Total 9 13 16 1 28 30 14 19 250

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1982-09-12 @ GNB L, 23-35 1 4 rush Wendell Tyler 4 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
2 1982-09-12 @ GNB L, 23-35 2 8 pass Mike Barber 8 yard pass from Bert Jones (Mike Lansford kick)
3 1982-09-19 DET L, 14-19 4 1 rush Mike Guman 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
4 1982-09-19 DET L, 14-19 4 85 pass Willie Miller 85 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Mike Lansford kick)
5 1982-11-21 @ ATL L, 17-34 1 5 rush Wendell Tyler 5 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
6 1982-11-21 @ ATL L, 17-34 1 51 pass Ron Battle 51 yard pass from Bert Jones (Mike Lansford kick)
7 1982-11-28 KAN W, 20-14 2 1 rush Wendell Tyler 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
8 1982-11-28 KAN W, 20-14 2 23 rush Wendell Tyler 23 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
9 1982-11-28 KAN W, 20-14 3 63 punt LeRoy Irvin 63 yard punt return
10 1982-12-02 SFO L, 24-30 1 27 pass Wendell Tyler 27 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Mike Lansford kick)
11 1982-12-02 SFO L, 24-30 3 1 rush Wendell Tyler 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
12 1982-12-02 SFO L, 24-30 4 15 rush Wendell Tyler 15 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
13 1982-12-12 DEN L, 24-27 1 1 rush Mike Guman 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
14 1982-12-12 DEN L, 24-27 2 1 rush Wendell Tyler 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
15 1982-12-12 DEN L, 24-27 2 17 rush Nolan Cromwell 17 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
16 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 1 1 rush Wendell Tyler 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
17 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 1 18 pass Wendell Tyler 18 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Mike Lansford kick)
18 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 2 6 pass Preston Dennard 6 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Mike Lansford kick)
19 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 4 1 rush Vince Ferragamo 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
20 1982-12-26 CHI L, 26-34 1 38 pass George Farmer 38 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo
21 1982-12-26 CHI L, 26-34 2 7 pass Wendell Tyler 7 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Mike Lansford kick)
22 1982-12-26 CHI L, 26-34 4 4 pass Preston Dennard 4 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Mike Lansford kick)
23 1983-01-02 @ SFO W, 21-20 1 3 pass Wendell Tyler 3 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Mike Lansford kick)
24 1983-01-02 @ SFO W, 21-20 3 1 rush Wendell Tyler 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
25 1983-01-02 @ SFO W, 21-20 4 42 pass George Farmer 42 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Mike Lansford kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1982-09-12 @ GNB L, 23-35 3 4 pass Paul Coffman 4 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
2 1982-09-12 @ GNB L, 23-35 3 3 rush Eddie Lee Ivery 3 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
3 1982-09-12 @ GNB L, 23-35 4 15 pass James Lofton 15 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
4 1982-09-12 @ GNB L, 23-35 4 10 pass Paul Coffman 10 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
5 1982-09-12 @ GNB L, 23-35 4 27 rush Eddie Lee Ivery 27 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
6 1982-09-19 DET L, 14-19 3 2 pass David Hill 2 yard pass from Gary Danielson (Bob Thomas kick)
7 1982-11-21 @ ATL L, 17-34 2 43 pass Alfred Jenkins 43 yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Mick Luckhurst kick)
8 1982-11-21 @ ATL L, 17-34 2 1 rush Gerald Riggs 1 yard rush (Mick Luckhurst kick)
9 1982-11-21 @ ATL L, 17-34 4 19 rush William Andrews 19 yard rush (Mick Luckhurst kick)
10 1982-11-21 @ ATL L, 17-34 4 6 rush Gerald Riggs 6 yard rush (Mick Luckhurst kick)
11 1982-11-28 KAN W, 20-14 1 1 rush Billy Jackson 1 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
12 1982-11-28 KAN W, 20-14 4 35 pass J.T. Smith 35 yard pass from Steve Fuller (Nick Lowery kick)
13 1982-12-02 SFO L, 24-30 2 38 pass Jeff Moore 38 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick)
14 1982-12-02 SFO L, 24-30 2 24 pass Jeff Moore 24 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick)
15 1982-12-02 SFO L, 24-30 4 1 rush Jeff Moore 1 yard rush (Ray Wersching kick)
16 1982-12-12 DEN L, 24-27 2 51 pass Rick Upchurch 51 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Rich Karlis kick)
17 1982-12-12 DEN L, 24-27 2 7 pass Rick Parros 7 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Rich Karlis kick)
18 1982-12-12 DEN L, 24-27 4 2 rush Rick Parros 2 yard rush (Rich Karlis kick)
19 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 2 18 pass Cliff Branch 18 yard pass from Jim Plunkett (Chris Bahr kick)
20 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 3 1 rush Marcus Allen 1 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
21 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 4 1 rush Marcus Allen 1 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
22 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 4 6 pass Greg Pruitt 6 yard pass from Jim Plunkett
23 1982-12-18 @ RAI L, 31-37 4 11 rush Marcus Allen 11 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
24 1982-12-26 CHI L, 26-34 1 11 pass Emery Moorehead 11 yard pass from Jim McMahon (Bob Thomas kick)
25 1982-12-26 CHI L, 26-34 1 2 rush Walter Payton 2 yard rush (Bob Thomas kick)
26 1982-12-26 CHI L, 26-34 3 3 rush Matt Suhey 3 yard rush (Bob Thomas kick)
27 1982-12-26 CHI L, 26-34 4 10 pass Ken Margerum 10 yard pass from Jim McMahon (Bob Thomas kick)
28 1983-01-02 @ SFO W, 21-20 1 93 punt Dana McLemore 93 yard punt return (Ray Wersching kick)
29 1983-01-02 @ SFO W, 21-20 2 19 pass Mike Wilson 19 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick)
30 1983-01-02 @ SFO W, 21-20 2 29 pass Renaldo Nehemiah 29 yard pass from Joe Montana