1965 Boston Patriots Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 4-8-2
Finishing 3rd in the AFL's East Division
Coach: Mike Holovak (4-8-2)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1965 Boston Patriots Roster
1965 Boston Patriots Results

The Boston Patriots of the American Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 4 wins and 8 losses and 2 ties, finishing third in the AFL's East Division.

Boston scored only 244 points, worst in the league, while the defense allowed 302. Babe Parilli threw for 2,597 yards. Jim Colclough paced pass catchers, hauling in 40 passes, while Gino Cappelletti accumulated 680 receiving yards.

Jim Nance ran for a team-best 321 yards for the Patriots, while Larry Garron also buoyed the ground attack.

Ron Hall and Nick Buoniconti each seized 3 opponent throws.

Mike Holovak coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Babe Parilli42617340.625976.1184.2266.17350.0
Eddie Wilson462043.52575.612.236.53041.7
Tom Yewcic100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Nance1113212.920 5
Larry Garron742593.559 1
Babe Parilli502004.017 0
J.D. Garrett421473.526 1
Ron Burton451082.422 1
Joe Bellino24492.010 0
Ellis Johnson19291.50
Eddie Wilson840.517 0
Totals37311173.059 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Colclough4067716.941 3
Gino Cappelletti3768018.457 9
Art Graham2531612.633 0
Jim Whalen2238117.367 0
Larry Garron1522214.852 1
Tony Romeo1520313.536 2
Jim Nance12836.922 0
Ron Burton1012712.773 2
J.D. Garrett7497.015 2
Joe Bellino57414.820 0
Ellis Johnson4297.223 0
Tom Yewcic11313.013 0
Totals193285414.873 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gino Cappelletti2727100.0271763.078


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Tom Yewcic76309440.770
Eddie Wilson619432.349

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ron Burton15614.112 0
Jay Cunningham5357.013 0
Tom Hennessey5214.20
J.D. Garrett11919.019 0
Jim Nance11616.016 0
Totals271525.619 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jay Cunningham1737422.045 0
J.D. Garrett1223219.325 0
Ron Burton718826.939 0
Larry Garron514128.236 0
Joe Bellino713819.726 0
Mike Dukes34515.020 0
Jim Nance34013.319 0
Ellis Johnson22914.516 0
Jack Rudolph144.00
George Pyne100.00
Justin Canale200.00
Totals60119119.845 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ron Hall33511.729 0
Nick Buoniconti33110.326 0
Chuck Shonta24623.027 0
Don Webb24522.545 0
Jay Cunningham2168.010 0
Tom Hennessey2147.014 0
White Graves200.00
Lonnie Farmer11616.016 0
Tom Addison11313.013 0
Mike Dukes11010.010 0
Ross O'Hanley155.00
Houston Antwine122.00
Totals2123311.145 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Gino Cappelletti917270132
Jim Nance500000030
Jim Colclough300018
Ron Burton120000018
J.D. Garrett120000018
Tony Romeo200012
Larry Garron11000012
Jay Cunningham00000012


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