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1974 Philadelphia Eagles: 7-7-0
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Home record: 5-2-0 (165 points scored, 98 allowed) Road record: 2-5-0 (77 points scored, 119 allowed) Head Coach: Mike McCormack 242 points scored (16th of 26 teams), 217 points allowed (7th) 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: 258 461 2,212 (12) 4.40 14 17 415 1,385 (25) 3.3 13 3,597 (22) 29 Defense: 230 434 2,473 (21) 5.35 9 18 460 1,797 (11) 3.9 14 4,270 (18) 34


Team roster (starters in bold): # Player Pos GP Hgt Wgt Age Exp College 7 John Reaves QB 4 6'3 210 24 3 Florida 10 Mike Boryla QB 4 6'3 200 23 R Stanford 17 Harold Carmichael WR 14 6'7 225 25 4 Southern 18 Roman Gabriel QB 11 6'4 220 34 13 North Carolina State 19 Tom Dempsey K 14 6'1 265 33 6 Palomar J.C. (CA) 20 John Outlaw DB 14 5'10 180 29 6 Jackson State 21 Wes Chesson WR 12 6'2 190 25 4 Duke 22 Larry Marshall DB 8 5'10 195 24 3 Maryland 24 Artimus Parker DB 14 6'3 215 22 R Southern California 25 Tom Sullivan RB 14 6'0 190 24 3 Miami 27 Po James RB 11 6'1 202 25 3 New Mexico State 28 Bill Bradley DB 14 5'11 190 27 6 Texas 30 Joe Lavender DB 14 6'4 190 25 2 San Diego State 31 Tom Bailey RB 11 6'2 211 25 4 Florida State 32 Charlie Ford DB 6 6'3 195 25 4 Houston 33 Randy Jackson RB 14 6'0 220 25 3 Wichita State 36 Norm Bulaich RB 11 6'1 218 27 5 Texas Christian 37 Merritt Kersey P 14 6'1 205 24 1 West Chester 41 Randy Logan DB 14 6'1 195 23 2 Michigan 45 Marion Reeves DB 14 6'1 195 22 R Clemson 48 Greg Oliver RB 14 6'0 192 25 2 Trinity (TX) 50 Guy Morriss C 14 6'4 245 23 2 Texas Christian 52 Kevin Reilly LB 14 6'2 220 23 2 Villanova 55 Frank LeMaster LB 14 6'2 224 22 R Kentucky 56 Dean Halverson LB 13 6'2 230 28 6 Washington 61 Bill Dunstan DT 14 6'4 250 25 2 Utah State 63 Tom Luken OG 14 6'3 253 24 3 Purdue 64 Joe Jones DE 14 6'6 250 26 4 Tennessee State 65 Roy Kirksey OG 13 6'1 255 27 4 Maryland Eastern Shore 66 Bill Bergey LB 14 6'2 250 29 6 Arkansas State 67 Herb Dobbins OT 3 6'4 260 23 1 San Diego State 68 Mark Nordquist OG 12 6'4 246 28 7 Pacific 71 Will Wynn DE 14 6'4 245 25 2 Tennessee State 72 Wade Key OG 14 6'4 245 28 5 Southwest Texas State 73 Dick Stevens OT 14 6'4 245 26 5 Baylor 74 Steve Smith OT 13 6'5 250 30 8 Michigan 75 Willie Cullars DE 13 6'5 250 23 R Kansas State 76 Jerry Sisemore OT 14 6'4 250 23 2 Texas 77 Jerry Patton DT 14 6'3 265 28 4 Nebraska 78 Jim Cagle DT 14 6'5 255 22 R Georgia 79 Mitch Sutton DT 14 6'4 265 23 R Kansas 80 Don Zimmerman WR 14 6'3 195 24 2 Northeast Louisiana 82 Bob Picard WR 14 6'1 195 24 2 Eastern Washington 85 Charlie Smith WR 14 6'1 195 24 1 Grambling 86 Charle Young TE 14 6'4 238 23 2 Southern California 87 Kent Kramer TE 14 6'5 235 30 8 Minnesota 88 Gary Pettigrew DT 4 6'4 255 30 9 Stanford 89 Steve Zabel LB 14 6'4 234 26 5 Oklahoma 95 John Bunting LB 14 6'1 220 24 3 North Carolina
Per Per Passing Att Cmp Pct Yards Att Cmp TD TD% Int Int% Sack Loss Rating Roman Gabriel 338 193 57.1 1,867 5.52 9.7 9 2.7 12 3.6 35 259 66.8 Mike Boryla 102 60 58.8 580 5.69 9.7 5 4.9 3 2.9 4 39 78.9 John Reaves 20 5 25.0 84 4.20 16.8 0 0.0 2 10.0 3 21 5.0 Harold Carmichael 1 0 0.0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 39.6
Receiving             Rec  Yards    Avg   TD
Charle Young           63    696   11.0    3
Harold Carmichael      56    649   11.6    8
Tom Sullivan           39    312    8.0    1
Po James               33    230    7.0    0
Don Zimmerman          30    368   12.3    2
Norm Bulaich           28    204    7.3    0
Tom Bailey              6     27    4.5    0
Randy Jackson           2     17    8.5    0
Charlie Smith           1     28   28.0    0
Rushing               Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Tom Sullivan          244    760    3.1   11
Po James               67    276    4.1    2
Norm Bulaich           50    152    3.0    0
Roman Gabriel          14     76    5.4    0
Charle Young            6     38    6.3    0
Tom Bailey             10     32    3.2    0
Mike Boryla             6     25    4.2    0
Greg Oliver             7     19    2.7    0
John Reaves             1      8    8.0    0
Randy Jackson           7      3    0.4    0
Merritt Kersey          1      2    2.0    0
Harold Carmichael       2     -6   -3.0    0
Kickoff Returns       Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Larry Marshall         16    412   25.8    0
Randy Jackson          14    339   24.2    0
Po James               12    238   19.8    0
Kent Kramer             2     39   19.5    0
Roy Kirksey             1     19   19.0    0
Tom Bailey              1     14   14.0    0
Wes Chesson             1      1    1.0    0
Don Zimmerman           1      0    0.0    0
Punt Returns          Att  Yards    Avg   FC   TD
Bill Bradley           22    248   11.3    5    0
Larry Marshall          8     72    9.0    0    0
Charlie Smith           4      7    1.8    0    0
Marion Reeves           3     12    4.0    0    0
Punting Punts Yards Avg TB In20 Blk Ret Yards Net Merritt Kersey 82 2,959 36.1 0 0 2 0 0 35.2 Bill Bradley 2 67 33.5 0 0 0 0 0 33.5 Kicking 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Total PAT Pts Tom Dempsey 1/1 1/2 4/6 4/6 0/1 10/16 26/30 56 Defense Sacks Ints Yards TD Bill Bergey 5 57 0 Bill Bradley 2 19 0 John Bunting 2 23 0 Dean Halverson 1 0 0 Joe Lavender 1 37 1 Randy Logan 2 2 0 John Outlaw 2 22 0 Jerry Patton 1 4 0 Steve Zabel 2 12 0
1974 Draft: NFL Rnd Ovr Pos Player Games College 3 63 DT Mitch Sutton 18 Kansas 4 89 LB Frank LeMaster 129 Kentucky 5 108 DT Jim Cagle 14 Georgia [pick acquired from CHI] 5 115 TE Keith Krepfle 97 Iowa State 7 167 DE Willie Cullars 13 Kansas State 8 193 LB Robert Woods Howard Payne 9 219 WR Mark Sheridan Holy Cross 10 245 RB Phil Polak Bowling Green 11 271 C Bill Brittain Kansas State 12 297 DB Artimus Parker 53 USC 13 323 DE Lars Ditley South Dakota Tech 14 349 LB Dave Smith Oklahoma 15 375 OT Sid Bond Texas Christian 16 401 LB Jim Smith Monmouth 17 427 RB Cliff Brown Notre Dame

Traded draft picks: #1 to LA (John Cappelletti), #2 to BAL (Ed Shuttlesworth), #6 to NE (Chuck Ramsey)


Transactions:
01-1974traded Philadelphia's #9 pick in the 1975 draft and #4 pick in the 1976 draft to 49ers for Randy Jackson
01-31-1974traded Mike Evans to Lions for Willie Germany
03-07-1974traded Dennis Wirgowski to Bengals for a draft pick
03-08-1974traded Philadelphia's #6 pick in the 1975 draft and #1 pick in the 1976 draft to Bengals for Mike Boryla
07-10-1974traded Philadelphia's #1 pick in the 1977 draft and #1 and #2 picks in the 1978 draft to Bengals for Bill Bergey
08-11-1974Bears claimed Al Nelson on waivers
08-16-1974traded Richard Harris to Bears for Charlie Ford
09-04-1974claimed Ralph Miller on waivers from Oilers
09-05-1974traded Ben Hawkins to Browns for Joe Jones
10-24-1974Giants claimed Gary Pettigrew on waivers
10-24-1974claimed Larry Marshall on waivers from Vikings


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

Date        Opponent                   Result      Record
09/15/74    at St. Louis Cardinals     L 3-7       0-1-0
09/23/74    vs Dallas Cowboys          W 13-10     1-1-0
09/29/74    vs Baltimore Colts         W 30-10     2-1-0
10/06/74    at San Diego Chargers      W 13-7      3-1-0
10/13/74    vs New York Giants         W 35-7      4-1-0
10/20/74    at Dallas Cowboys          L 24-31     4-2-0
10/27/74    at New Orleans Saints      L 10-14     4-3-0
11/03/74    at Pittsburgh Steelers     L 0-27      4-4-0
11/10/74    vs Washington Redskins     L 20-27     4-5-0
11/17/74    vs St. Louis Cardinals     L 3-13      4-6-0
11/24/74    at Washington Redskins     L 7-26      4-7-0
12/01/74    vs Green Bay Packers       W 36-14     5-7-0
12/08/74    at New York Giants         W 20-7      6-7-0
12/15/74    vs Detroit Lions           W 28-17     7-7-0

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