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1974 Baltimore Colts: 2-12-0
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Home record: 0-7-0 (118 points scored, 177 allowed) Road record: 2-5-0 (72 points scored, 152 allowed) Head Coaches: Howard Schnellenberger (0-3-0), Joe Thomas (2-9-0) 190 points scored (23rd of 26 teams), 329 points allowed (25th) NFL Averages: 18.2 points/game (254.5 points/team) Team stats and rankings: ---------------- PASSING ---------------- ----------- RUSHING ---------- --- TOTAL --- Cmp Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Int Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Yards (Rank) Turnovers Offense: 221 425 2,025 (18) 4.27 9 24 450 1,818 (16) 4.0 13 3,843 (15) 37 Defense: 180 312 2,165 (15) 6.50 16 10 516 1,961 (17) 3.8 20 4,126 (14) 24


Team roster (starters in bold): # Player Pos GP Hgt Wgt Age Exp College 2 Toni Linhart K 14 6'0 178 32 2 Austria Tech School 7 Bert Jones QB 11 6'3 205 23 2 Louisiana State 12 Bill Troup QB 1 6'5 220 23 1 South Carolina 14 Marty Domres QB 14 6'3 222 27 6 Columbia 21 Rick Volk DB 14 6'3 195 29 8 Michigan 23 Don McCauley RB 13 6'1 214 25 4 North Carolina 25 Ray Oldham DB 14 6'0 200 23 2 Middle Tennessee State 26 Lydell Mitchell RB 14 5'11 204 25 3 Penn State 28 Cotton Speyrer WR 13 6'0 175 25 3 Texas 30 Doug Nettles DB 13 6'0 177 23 R Vanderbilt 31 Nelson Munsey DB 14 6'1 185 26 3 Wyoming 32 Mike Curtis LB 14 6'2 232 31 10 Duke 33 Randy Hall DB 14 6'3 185 22 R Idaho 35 Glenn Doughty WR 13 6'2 204 27 3 Michigan 37 Joe Orduna RB 14 6'0 195 25 3 Nebraska 38 Bill Olds RB 13 6'1 224 23 2 Nebraska 40 Bruce Laird DB 14 6'0 185 24 3 American International 43 Tim Rudnick DB 14 5'10 185 22 R Notre Dame 49 David Lee P 14 6'4 230 30 9 Louisiana Tech 50 Dan Neal C 14 6'4 240 25 2 Kentucky 51 Tony Bertuca LB 14 6'2 225 24 1 Cal State-Chico 52 Tom MacLeod LB 14 6'3 230 23 2 Minnesota 53 Stan White LB 14 6'1 225 25 3 Ohio State 55 Dan Dickel LB 14 6'3 220 22 R Iowa 56 Danny Rhodes LB 14 6'2 220 23 R Arkansas 57 Ken Mendenhall C 14 6'3 240 26 4 Oklahoma 60 Dave Simonson OT 13 6'6 246 22 R Minnesota 61 Bob Pratt OG 13 6'3 255 23 R North Carolina 62 Glenn Ressler OG 14 6'3 250 31 10 Penn State 63 Mike Barnes DE 11 6'6 255 23 2 Miami 64 David Taylor OT 14 6'4 254 25 2 Catawba 65 Bill Windauer DT 9 6'3 245 24 2 Iowa 66 Elmer Collett OG 14 6'4 240 29 8 San Francisco State 67 Bob Van Duyne OG 14 6'5 235 22 R Idaho 68 Dennis Nelson OT 14 6'5 260 28 5 Illinois State 72 Fred Cook DE 14 6'4 235 22 R Southern Mississippi 74 Steve Williams DE 12 6'6 260 24 1 Alabama 76 Joe Ehrmann DT 14 6'5 260 25 2 Syracuse 78 John Dutton DT 14 6'7 260 23 R Nebraska 79 Jim Bailey DT 14 6'5 255 26 5 Kansas 80 Ollie Smith WR 1 6'2 195 25 2 Tennessee State 81 Roger Carr WR 11 6'3 200 22 R Louisiana Tech 83 Ron Mayo TE 9 6'3 223 24 2 Morgan State 84 Tim Berra WR 14 5'11 185 23 R Massachusetts 86 Freddie Scott WR 14 6'2 175 22 R Amherst 87 Raymond Chester TE 14 6'3 235 26 5 Morgan State 88 John Andrews TE 14 6'3 227 25 3 Indiana
Per Per Passing Att Cmp Pct Yards Att Cmp TD TD% Int Int% Sack Loss Rating Bert Jones 270 143 53.0 1,610 5.96 11.3 8 3.0 12 4.4 36 328 62.4 Marty Domres 153 77 50.3 803 5.25 10.4 0 0.0 12 7.8 13 71 33.2 Don McCauley 2 1 50.0 11 5.50 11.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 0 0 106.3
Receiving             Rec  Yards    Avg   TD
Lydell Mitchell        72    544    7.6    2
Raymond Chester        37    461   12.5    1
Glenn Doughty          24    300   12.5    2
Roger Carr             21    405   19.3    0
Bill Olds              21    153    7.3    2
Freddie Scott          18    317   17.6    0
Don McCauley           17    112    6.6    1
Cotton Speyrer          9    110   12.2    1
Ollie Smith             1     14   14.0    0
Joe Orduna              1      8    8.0    0
Rushing               Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Lydell Mitchell       214    757    3.5    5
Bill Olds             129    475    3.7    1
Bert Jones             39    279    7.2    4
Marty Domres           22    145    6.6    2
Don McCauley           30     90    3.0    0
Glenn Doughty           7     51    7.3    0
Freddie Scott           2     12    6.0    0
John Andrews            5      6    1.2    0
Joe Orduna              2      3    1.5    1
Kickoff Returns       Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Cotton Speyrer         22    539   24.5    0
Bruce Laird            19    499   26.3    0
Tim Berra              13    259   19.9    0
Joe Orduna              3     68   22.7    0
Freddie Scott           3     61   20.3    0
Ron Mayo                2     23   11.5    0
John Andrews            1     18   18.0    0
Don McCauley            1     17   17.0    0
Tim Rudnick             1      5    5.0    0
Ray Oldham              1      0    0.0    0
Punt Returns          Att  Yards    Avg   FC   TD
Tim Berra              16    114    7.1    2    0
Bruce Laird            11     30    2.7    0    0
Cotton Speyrer          8     54    6.8    2    0
Freddie Scott           3     31   10.3    1    0
Tim Rudnick             2     23   11.5    0    0
Rick Volk               1      1    1.0    0    0
Tony Bertuca            1      0    0.0    0    0
Punting Punts Yards Avg TB In20 Blk Ret Yards Net David Lee 71 2,634 37.1 0 0 1 0 0 36.6 Kicking 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Total PAT Pts Toni Linhart 0/0 8/8 2/5 2/6 0/1 12/20 22/22 58 Defense Sacks Ints Yards TD Mike Curtis 3 24 0 Dan Dickel 1 5 0 Bruce Laird 1 15 0 Doug Nettles 1 0 0 Ray Oldham 1 3 0 Rick Volk 2 0 0 Stan White 1 40 0
1974 Draft: NFL Rnd Ovr Pos Player Games College 1 5 DE John Dutton 185 Nebraska 1 24 WR Roger Carr 115 Louisiana Tech [pick acquired from LA] 2 32 DE Fred Cook 104 Southern Mississippi 2 37 RB Ed Shuttlesworth Michigan [pick acquired from PHI] 3 57 LB Glenn Robinson 39 Oklahoma State 3 67 OG Robert Pratt 170 North Carolina [pick acquired from DEN] 4 84 DB Tony Bell Bowling Green 5 129 DB Doug Nettles 73 Vanderbilt [pick acquired from MIN] 6 140 LB Danny Rhodes 14 Arkansas [pick acquired from NE] 7 161 OG Noah Jackson 131 Tampa 7 170 LB Dan Dickel 60 Iowa [pick acquired from DEN] 7 174 WR Freddie Scott 132 Amherst [pick acquired from BUF] 8 188 TE Greg Latta 73 Morgan State 8 198 RB Paul Miles Bowling Green [pick acquired from DEN] 10 240 OG Bob Van Duyne 88 Idaho 10 257 DT Glenn Ellis Elon [pick acquired from LA] 11 265 DB Tim Rudnick 14 Notre Dame 12 292 OT Dave Simonson 29 Minnesota 12 307 QB Bob Bobrowski Purdue [pick acquired from WAS] 13 317 DB Randy Hall 27 Idaho 14 344 WR Ed Collins Rice 15 369 LB Pat Kelly Richmond 16 396 OT Dave Margavage Kentucky 17 421 WR Tim Berra 14 Massachusetts 17 436 DB Buzzy Lewis Florida State [pick acquired from WAS]

Traded draft picks: #5 to ATL via DET (Henry Childs), #6 to MIA (Randy Crowder), #9 to LA via WAS (Don Hutt)


Transactions:
01-29-1974traded John Williams to Rams for Los Angeles' #1 pick in the 1974 draft
01-30-1974traded Cornelius Johnson and a #17 pick in the 1975 draft to Redskins for George Nock and Washington's #17 pick in the 1974 draft
01-30-1974traded Jack Mildren to Patriots for New England's #6 pick in the 1974 draft and cash
01-30-1974traded Ed Mooney to Redskins for Washington's #12 pick in the 1974 draft
03-25-1974traded Baltimore's #7 pick in the 1976 draft to 49ers for Mike Simpson
06-11-1974traded Roy Hilton to Giants for Joe Orduna and the Giants' #6 pick in the 1975 draft
07-25-1974traded Tom Mitchell to 49ers for Baltimore's #3 pick in the 1975 draft and Baltimore's #7 pick in the 1976 draft
08-07-1974traded Fred Hoaglin to Oilers for Houston's #10 pick in the 1975 draft
08-08-1974traded cash to Broncos for Mike Kaczmarek
08-13-1974traded Ted Hendricks and Baltimore's #2 pick in the 1975 draft to Packers for Tom MacLeod and Green Bay's #8 pick in the 1975 draft
08-17-1974traded a #4 pick in the 1976 draft to Saints for Tom Drougas
08-23-1974traded Tom Drougas to Broncos for Chicago's #8 pick in the 1975 draft
09-12-1974traded Houston's #10 pick in the 1975 draft to Oilers for Ron Mayo


1974 Regular Season Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result      Record
09/15/74    at Pittsburgh Steelers     L 0-30      0-1-0
09/22/74    vs Green Bay Packers       L 13-20     0-2-0
09/29/74    at Philadelphia Eagles     L 10-30     0-3-0
10/06/74    at New England Patriots    L 3-42      0-4-0
10/13/74    vs Buffalo Bills           L 14-27     0-5-0
10/20/74    at New York Jets           W 35-20     1-5-0
10/27/74    at Miami Dolphins          L 7-17      1-6-0
11/03/74    vs Cincinnati Bengals      L 14-24     1-7-0
11/10/74    vs Denver Broncos          L 6-17      1-8-0
11/17/74    at Atlanta Falcons         W 17-7      2-8-0
11/24/74    vs New England Patriots    L 17-27     2-9-0
12/01/74    at Buffalo Bills           L 0-6       2-10-0
12/08/74    vs Miami Dolphins          L 16-17     2-11-0
12/15/74    vs New York Jets           L 38-45     2-12-0

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