1972 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
1972 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1972 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1972 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.

St. Louis stumbled, scoring only 193 points, while the defense surrendered 303. Gary Cuozzo threw for 897 yards, and Jim Hart played quarterback as well. Johnny Roland paced pass catchers, grabbing 38 passes, while Walker Gillette accumulated 550 receiving yards. Ahmad Rashad was targeted regularly, too.

Donny Anderson carried the ball for a team-best 536 yards for the Cardinals, and Johnny Roland also contributed to the rushing attack.

Miller Farr and Larry Wilson each seized 3 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
Gary Cuozzo1586943.78975.753.2117.068138943.7
Jim Hart1196050.48577.254.254.29875670.6
Tim Van Galder794050.64345.511.378.971107634.5
Donny Anderson3266.77123.700.000.03800109.7
Jackie Smith200.
Larry Wilson200.
Totals36317147.122596.2113.0236.398 30221


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Donny Anderson1535363.519 4
Johnny Roland1054143.918 2
Leon Burns26692.72
Ahmad Rashad9444.915 0
Craig Baynham17432.511 0
Jackie Smith5316.217 0
Tim Van Galder9283.116 0
Jim Hart9171.90
Tom Woodeshick5142.80
Roy Shivers5122.40
Leo Hayden8111.41
Gary Cuozzo471.80
Cannonball Butler630.50
Totals36112293.419 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Roland383218.427 2
Walker Gillette3355016.765 2
Ahmad Rashad2950017.298 3
Donny Anderson2829810.656 2
Jackie Smith2640715.771 2
Leon Burns6244.012 0
Mel Gray36220.733 0
Fred Hyatt23216.025 0
Roy Shivers12020.020 0
Leo Hayden11717.017 0
Craig Baynham11010.010 0
Cannonball Butler188.00
Bob Wicks188.00
Tom Woodeshick122.00
Totals171225913.298 11


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Bakken211990.5221463.661


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Donny Anderson72284739.561
Jim Bakken12626.026

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Willingham9414.613 0
Roger Wehrli5244.822 0
Mel Gray2-4-2.00
Totals16613.822 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ahmad Rashad2043721.837 0
Mel Gray1737822.229 0
Larry Willingham919421.628 0
Cannonball Butler48521.227 0
Fred Hyatt14141.041 0
Roger Wehrli11010.010 0
Leon Burns177.00
Totals53115221.741 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Wilson33511.724 0
Miller Farr3217.021 0
Mike McGill22814.026 0
Dale Hackbart12222.022 0
Jeff Staggs177.00
Norm Thompson155.00
Totals1111810.726 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
Jim Bakken1419061
Donny Anderson4200036
Johnny Roland2200024
Ahmad Rashad03000018
Norm Thompson01100012
Leon Burns20000012
Walker Gillette200012
Jackie Smith0200012
Leo Hayden100006


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