1971 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-9-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bob Hollway (4-9-1)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1971 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1971 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 4 wins and 9 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Cardinals scored 231 points, but the defensive squad gave up 279. Jim Hart threw for 1,626 yards, and Pete Beathard played quarterback, too. John Gilliam paced the receiving corps, grabbing 42 passes for 837 yards.

MacArthur Lane carried the ball for a team-best 592 yards for St. Louis.

Larry Wilson and Norm Thompson each picked off 4 opponent throws.

Bob Hollway coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim Hart24311045.316266.783.3145.8571313954.7
Pete Beathard1416042.610307.364.3128.58064646.7
Roy Shivers100.
Totals38517044.226566.9143.6266.880 19185


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
MacArthur Lane1505923.940 3
Cid Edwards1083162.914 4
Johnny Roland782783.616 0
Roy Shivers552023.710 1
Mel Gray25628.038 0
Pete Beathard4297.215 0
Chuck Latourette3196.320 0
John Gilliam2168.012 0
Jackie Smith11010.010 0
Jim Hart1390.70
Paul White133.00
Totals41715303.740 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Gilliam4283719.954 3
MacArthur Lane2929810.334 0
Jackie Smith2137918.061 4
Mel Gray1853429.780 4
Johnny Roland151087.215 0
Dave Williams1218215.237 1
Cid Edwards1212210.238 0
Roy Shivers10767.619 0
Jim McFarland55410.821 2
Fred Hyatt45814.530 0
Larry Stegent11212.012 0
Bob Reynolds1-4-4.0-4 0
Totals170265615.680 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Bakken2424100.0322165.687


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Chuck Latourette56215738.555
Jim Bakken520741.444

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Roger Wehrli9849.334 0
Larry Willingham10848.419 0
Norm Thompson5275.411 0
John Gilliam12121.021 0
Johnny Roland3103.30
Larry Stallings188.00
Paul Dickson100.00
Totals302347.834 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mel Gray3074024.765 0
George Hoey925127.9103 1
Norm Thompson718226.045 0
Larry Willingham612520.856 0
Cid Edwards24120.521 0
Johnny Roland22412.017 0
Dan Dierdorf100.00
Larry Stegent100.00
Totals58136323.5103 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Wilson44611.523 0
Norm Thompson44511.225 0
Jerry Stovall22010.020 0
Miller Farr2136.513 0
Roger Wehrli2115.50
Larry Stallings12626.026 1
Mike McGill11919.019 0
Dale Hackbart11111.011 0
Totals1719111.226 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
Jim Bakken2124087
Mel Gray04000024
Jackie Smith0400024
Cid Edwards40000024
MacArthur Lane3000018
John Gilliam03000018
Jim McFarland200012
George Hoey10006
Dave Williams10006
Roy Shivers100006
Larry Stallings010006


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