1968 Boston Patriots Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 4-10
Finishing 4th in the AFL's East Division
Coach: Mike Holovak (4-10)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1968 Boston Patriots Roster
1968 Boston Patriots Results

The Boston Patriots of the American Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 4 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the AFL's East Division.

Boston ran up 229 points, while the leaky defense yielded 406, most in the league. Jim Nance carried the ball for a team-best 593 yards for the Patriots.

Tom Sherman threw for 1,199 yards. Jim Whalen hauled in 47 passes for 718 yards.

Leroy Mitchell intercepted 7 opponent throws.

Mike Holovak coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tom Sherman2269039.811995.3125.3167.18745.6
Mike Taliaferro1766738.18895.142.3158.57026.9
King Corcoran7342.9334.700.0228.61417.9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Nance1775933.430 4
R.C. Gamble783114.045 1
Gene Thomas882152.425 2
Larry Garron36972.718 1
Tom Sherman25803.217 0
Mike Taliaferro8516.421 0
Aaron Marsh482.011 0
Preston Johnson263.00
Gino Cappelletti122.00
Jim Whalen100.00
King Corcoran1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals42113623.245 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Whalen4771815.387 7
Aaron Marsh1933117.470 4
Bill Murphy1826814.926 0
Art Graham1624215.134 1
Jim Nance14513.613 0
Gino Cappelletti1318214.030 2
R.C. Gamble11555.016 1
Gene Thomas10858.532 0
Jim Colclough813617.044 0
Bob Scarpitto24924.533 1
Larry Garron144.00
Justin Canale100.00
Totals160212113.387 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gino Cappelletti2626100.0271555.671


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Terry Swanson62244939.557
Bob Scarpitto34138240.687

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Porter221356.124 0
Billy Johnson10343.40
Bobby Leo2126.00
Art Graham2115.50
Daryl Johnson155.00
Totals371975.324 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Porter3681222.661 0
Billy Johnson2244220.136 0
Aaron Marsh47418.527 0
Daryl Johnson36321.026 0
Gene Thomas12222.022 0
Charley Long22010.011 0
Art Graham199.00
Jim Cheyunski100.00
R.C. Gamble100.00
Totals71144220.361 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leroy Mitchell7415.920 0
Ed Philpott4317.817 0
Nick Buoniconti3227.314 0
Billy Johnson23316.519 0
Art McMahon22713.527 0
John Charles12929.029 0
Jim Cheyunski12121.021 0
Daryl Johnson11111.011 0
Mel Witt144.01
Doug Satcher111.00
Totals232209.629 1

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 Cappelletti021526083
Jim Whalen0700042
Aaron Marsh04000024
Jim Nance4000024
R.C. Gamble11000012
Gene Thomas20000012
Bob Scarpitto10006
Mel Witt10006
Ed Philpott010006
Larry Garron100006
Art Graham1000006
Doug Satcher000012


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