1968 Atlanta Falcons Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 2-12
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Coastal Division
Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (2-9)
Coach: Norb Hecker (0-3)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1968 Atlanta Falcons Roster
1968 Atlanta Falcons Results

The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 2 wins and 12 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Coastal Division.

The Falcons managed just 170 points, worst in the league, and the shaky defensive squad gave up 389. Bob Berry passed for 1,433 yards. Jerry Simmons paced the receiving corps, hauling in 28 passes, while Bob Long accumulated 484 receiving yards, while Ray Ogden contributed to the receiving game as well.

Cannonball Butler ran for a team-best 365 yards for Atlanta.

Jimmy Burson picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition.

Norm Van Brocklin and Norb Hecker coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bob Berry1538152.914339.474.6138.56665.1
Randy Johnson1567346.88925.721.3106.47142.5
Bruce Lemmerman15320.0402.700.016.71811.8
Harmon Wages2150.02110.500.000.02187.5
Totals32615848.523867.392.8247.471 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cannonball Butler943653.960 2
Perry Dunn722193.015 3
Harmon Wages592113.631 0
Billy Harris531442.711 0
Bob Berry261395.345 2
Randy Johnson11978.826 1
Brendan McCarthy31862.818 1
Charlie Bryant9293.20
Joe Auer3196.316 0
Ray Ogden11212.012 0
Dwight Lee461.50
Bruce Lemmerman100.00
Jerry Simmons1-6-6.0-6 0
Billy Lothridge1-16-16.0-16 0
Totals36613053.660 9

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jerry Simmons2847917.161 0
Ray Ogden2545218.160 2
Bob Long2248422.071 4
Paul Flatley2030515.266 0
Harmon Wages161217.655 1
Cannonball Butler151278.531 0
Brendan McCarthy131199.221 0
Perry Dunn911813.143 0
Mike Donohoe6528.714 1
Billy Harris311839.355 1
Charlie Bryant11111.011 0
Totals158238615.171 9

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bob Etter191789.5211152.450
Totals191789.5211152.450

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Billy Lothridge75332444.370
Totals75332444.370

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Burson11565.117 0
Nick Rassas4102.50
Philip Spiller100.00
Totals16664.117 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cannonball Butler3779921.642 0
Nick Rassas1018018.024 0
Charlie Bryant511222.429 0
Joe Auer23115.520 0
Don Talbert33010.013 0
Harmon Wages12323.023 0
Mike Donohoe12222.022 0
Dwight Lee12020.020 0
Philip Spiller11818.018 0
Joe Szczecko3186.018 0
Billy Harris11616.016 0
Dan Grimm144.00
Grady Allen100.00
Joe Cerne100.00
Totals68127318.742 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Burson410025.073 1
Billy Lothridge37625.344 0
Lee Calland23417.021 0
Ken Reaves19090.090 1
Nick Rassas11818.018 0
Ralph Heck199.00
Carlton Dabney133.00
Tommy Nobis100.00
Totals1433023.690 2

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bob Etter1117050
Bob Long400024
Perry Dunn3000018
Bob Berry200012
Ray Ogden0200012
Cannonball Butler20000012
Randy Johnson10006
Ken Reaves10006
Brendan McCarthy100006
Harmon Wages0100006
Mike Donohoe100006
Billy Harris0100006
Jimmy Burson010006
Totals990002001117000170



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