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1961 Baltimore Colts (NFL) 3rd place Western Conference 8-6-0 .571
Head Coach: Weeb Ewbank
Offensive LineHerman Ball
EndsDon McCafferty
Defensive LineJohn Sandusky
BackfieldCharley Winner
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/12/1961NPittsburgh Steelers20-24LRoanoke, VAVictory Stadium15000
Fri8/18/1961HMinnesota Vikings13-3WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium10203
Sat8/26/1961NWashington Redskins41-7WNorfolk, VAForeman Field20302
Fri9/1/1961NDallas Cowboys24-35LNorman, OKOklahoma Memorial Stadium19000
Sun9/10/1961ANew York Giants49-20WNew Haven, CTYale Bowl50737
Sun9/17/1961HLos Angeles Rams27-24WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium54259
Sun9/24/1961HDetroit Lions15-16LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium54259
Sun10/1/1961HMinnesota Vikings34-33WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium54259
Sun10/8/1961AGreen Bay Packers7-45LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium38669
Sun10/15/1961AChicago Bears10-24LChicago, ILWrigley Field48719
Sun10/22/1961ADetroit Lions17-14WDetroit, MITiger Stadium53016
Sun10/29/1961HChicago Bears20-21LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium57641
Sun11/5/1961HGreen Bay Packers45-21WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium57641
Sun11/12/1961AMinnesota Vikings20-28LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium38010
Sun11/19/1961HSt. Louis Cardinals16-0WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium56112
Sun11/26/1961AWashington Redskins27-6WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium41062
Sun12/3/1961HSan Francisco 49ers20-17WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium57641
Sat12/9/1961ALos Angeles Rams17-34LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum41268
Sat12/16/1961ASan Francisco 49ers27-24WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium45517
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
82Raymond BerrySE6-218928Schreiner Institute JC; Southern Methodist12
40Bobby BoydLCB5-1019024Oklahoma14
81Ordell BraaseRDE6-424029South Dakota13
55Jackie BurkettLLB6-422925Auburn14
75Jim ColvinRDT6-225024Houston1313
78John DiehlRDT6-727625Virginia30
70Art DonovanLDT6-226337Notre Dame; Boston College14
61Wiley FeaginLOG-ROG6-223624Texas; Houston14
83Tom GilburgP-LOT6-524523Syracuse14
47Gary GlickRCB6-219531Colorado State11
88Ken GregorySE6-119024Whittier14
20Bob HarrisonRS5-1118723Ohio University13
25Alex HawkinsHB6-118824South Carolina11
45Jerry HillHB5-1121222Wyoming1
72Joe LewisLDT6-225625Compton CC11
87Aubrey LinneOE6-723522Texas Christian1
43Lenny LylesDB6-220225Louisville14
85Dee MackeyTE6-523227Texas A&M-Commerce14
89Gino MarchettiLDE6-424435Modesto JC; San Francisco14
27Tom MatteHB6-020722Ohio State8
64Marv MatuszakMLB6-323230Tulsa145
14Lamar McHanQB6-121029Arkansas7
24Lenny MooreFL6-119128Penn State13
84Jim MutschellerTE6-121331Notre Dame12
65Steve MyhraK6-123727Minnesota; North Dakota14
80Andy NelsonLS6-118028Memphis14
28Jimmy OrrSE5-1118526Clemson; Georgia13
77Jim ParkerLOT6-327327Ohio State14
36Bill PellingtonMLB-LLB6-223434Defiance; Rutgers14
34Joe PerryFB6-020334Compton CC13
60George PreasROT6-224428Virginia Tech14
62Palmer PyleLOG6-224924Michigan State14
68Alex SanduskyROG6-123529Clarion14
66Don ShinnickRLB6-023226Los Angeles Valley JC; UCLA14
83Billy Ray SmithRDT-RDE6-424026Arkansas14
32Mark SmolinskiFB6-021822Wyoming14
26Mike SommerHB5-1119027George Washington4
52Dick SzymanskiC6-323329Notre Dame14
23Carl TaseffRCB5-1118233John Carroll7
19Johnny UnitasQB6-119428Louisville14
46Jim WelchDB6-019123Southern Methodist140
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Tom Matte17HBOhio State
Tom Gilburg221TSyracuse
Jerry Hill335HBWyoming
Ken Gregory449EWhittier
Ed Dyas562BAuburnfrom PIT
Ronnie Osborne563TClemsonFuture
Don Kern677HBVirginia Military Institute
Ike Grimsley791HBMichigan State
Paul Terhes8105BBucknell
Pete Nicklas9119BBaylor
Bob Clemens10133BPittsburghFuture
Ralph White11147TBowling Green State
Dick Reynolds12161TNorth Carolina State
Dallas Garber13175BMarietta
Bob Hunt14189TSouthern Methodist
E.A. Sims15203ENew Mexico State
Tom Wiesner16217BWisconsin
Steve Jastrzembski17231BPittsburgh
Wilson Allison18245TBaylor
Joe Novsek19259TTulsa
Al Kimbrough20273BNorthwesternFuture
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals721016366
Opponents Totals57689290
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2741241351569589
Opponents Totals2321081101466547
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Steve Myhra0333497.1213953.8096
Lenny Moore150000090
Alex Hawkins50000030
Jimmy Orr40000024
Joe Perry40000024
Jim Mutscheller20000012
Johnny Unitas20000012
Mark Smolinski1000006
Jim Welch1000006
Gino Marchetti0000012
Team Totals34333497.1213953.81302
Opponents Totals373737100.0162661.50307
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Steve Myhra213953.82/5/11/2/1/
Team Totals213953.82/5/11/2/1/
Opponents Totals162661.53/6/4/3/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Perry1686754.0273
Lenny Moore926487.054t7
Alex Hawkins863794.4394
Johnny Unitas541903.5182
Mark Smolinski31983.2140
Jim Welch16060.060t1
Tom Matte13544.2110
Mike Sommer6101.790
Jerry Hill144.040
Lamar McHan410.370
Team Totals45621194.660t17
Opponents Totals41818694.554t17
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Johnny Unitas42022954.516729907.113.172t163.8245.7204278666.1
Lamar McHan15320.08281.99.317t16.7426.7111722.2
Bobby Boyd100.0100.000.000.00039.6
Lenny Moore200.0100.000.0150.0000.0
Team Totals43823253.017730186.913.072t173.9296.6215280360.3
Opponents Totals35116145.917423206.614.484t185.1164.6407191365.9
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Raymond Berry7587311.6440
Lenny Moore4972814.972t8
Joe Perry343229.5271
Jim Mutscheller2037018.5452
Alex Hawkins201587.9221
Jimmy Orr1835719.8644
Mark Smolinski910011.1251
Dee Mackey46616.5190
Mike Sommer13131.0310
Tom Matte188.080
Dick Szymanski155.050
Team Totals232301813.072t17
Opponents Totals161232014.484t18
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Gary Glick4184.5100
Bob Harrison34314.3270
Bill Pellington393.040
Don Shinnick2157.5150
Bobby Boyd200.000
Jackie Burkett12323.0230
Carl Taseff11515.0150
Team Totals161237.7270
Opponents Totals2940614.041t1
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Tom Gilburg42180443.06102248151636.1
Team Totals42180443.06102248151636.1
Opponents Totals64264841.4670269
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Boyd18101739.6460
Carl Taseff51397.8230
Alex Hawkins42205.090
Andy Nelson40194.8120
Bob Harrison101616.0160
Mark Smolinski1022.020
Team Totals332698.2460
Opponents Totals1824813.872t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Lenny Lyles2867224.0640
Bob Harrison1125022.7340
Jim Welch514629.2500
Mark Smolinski3279.0230
Tom Matte25025.0300
Joe Lewis11414.0140
Marv Matuszak11414.0140
Dee Mackey166.060
Ken Gregory133.030
Team Totals53118222.3640
Opponents Totals57155227.2550
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Ordell Braase0001100
Jackie Burkett0001100
Wiley Feagin0001100
Alex Hawkins320200
Lenny Lyles110140
Gino Marchetti0001100
Lenny Moore100000
Joe Perry300000
George Preas0010100
Palmer Pyle0010100
Don Shinnick0003300
Billy Ray Smith0001160
Mark Smolinski300000
Dick Szymanski0010140
Carl Taseff100000
Johnny Unitas920200
Team Totals21138816140
Opponents Totals1981113240
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