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1973 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
Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Don Coryell (4-9-1)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1973 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1973 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1973 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 racked up 286 points, while the leaky defense yielded 365. Jim Hart passed for 2,223 yards. Donny Anderson grabbed 41 passes, while Jackie Smith accumulated 600 receiving yards. Terry Metcalf and Mel Gray were targeted regularly as well.

Donny Anderson carried the ball for a team-best 679 yards for the Cardinals, and Terry Metcalf also aided the ground game.

Clarence Duren and Jim Tolbert each picked off 2 opponent throws.

Don Coryell coached the team. The 1973 St. Louis Cardinals lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim Hart32017855.622236.9154.7103.1692216880.0
Gary Keithley733243.83695.111.456.88054135.7
Gary Hammond100.
Totals39421053.325926.6164.1153.880 27209


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Donny Anderson1676794.154 10
Terry Metcalf1486284.250 2
Jim Otis552344.319 1
Don Shy16664.118 0
Eddie Moss14412.913 0
Gary Keithley8293.618 0
Gary Hammond4112.80
Jim Hart3-3-1.00
Jackie Smith1-14-14.0-14 0
Totals41616714.054 13


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jackie Smith4160014.642 1
Donny Anderson4140910.044 3
Terry Metcalf373168.535 0
Ahmad Rashad3040913.665 3
Mel Gray2951317.780 7
Walker Gillette2024412.248 1
Gary Hammond4399.823 0
Don Shy3155.01
Jim Otis2199.514 0
Jim McFarland2105.00
Don Maynard11818.018 0
Totals210259212.380 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Bakken3131100.0322371.9100


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Gary Keithley66247837.555

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Roger Wehrli99210.233 0
Gary Hammond11807.351 0
Norm Thompson6183.00
Willie Belton122.00
Totals271927.151 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Shy1644527.897 1
Gary Hammond1231426.247 0
Terry Metcalf412431.048 0
Leo Hayden59819.628 0
Willie Belton38327.731 0
Eddie Moss47819.521 0
Mel Gray47318.221 0
Jim McFarland35719.019 0
Chuck Detwiler35518.320 0
Dave Butz12323.023 0
Marv Owens11919.019 0
Roger Wehrli200.00
Totals58136923.697 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Tolbert23417.026 0
Clarence Duren2136.513 0
Mark Arneson11313.013 0
Jamie Rivers11111.011 0
Chuck Detwiler100.00
Larry Stallings100.00
Pete Barnes100.00
Roger Wehrli100.00
Totals10717.126 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 Bakken23310100
Donny Anderson10300078
Mel Gray7000042
Ahmad Rashad300018
Terry Metcalf20000012
Don Shy01100012
Jackie Smith010006
Jim Otis100006
Walker Gillette10006
Jim McFarland0010006


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