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1974 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Don Coryell (10-4)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1974 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1974 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

St. Louis chalked up 285 points, while the defensive unit conceded 218. Terry Metcalf carried the ball for a team-best 718 yards for the Cardinals, and Jim Otis additionally aided the ground game.

Jim Hart tossed for 2,411 yards. Terry Metcalf grabbed 50 passes, while Mel Gray accumulated 770 receiving yards.

Norm Thompson intercepted 6 opponent throws.

Don Coryell coached the team. The 1974 St. Louis Cardinals lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim Hart38820051.524116.2205.282.1801613479.5
Gary Hammond11100.08181.000.000.08100118.8
Terry Metcalf200.
Totals39120151.424926.4205.182.081 16134


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Metcalf1527184.775 6
Jim Otis1586644.223 1
Donny Anderson903163.516 3
Ken Willard401754.412 0
Willie Belton12494.110 0
Jim Hart10212.116 2
Eddie Moss4133.20
Totals46619564.275 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Metcalf503777.522 1
Mel Gray3977019.780 6
Earl Thomas3451315.152 5
Jackie Smith2541316.581 3
Jim Otis191095.713 0
Donny Anderson151167.725 3
J.V. Cain1315211.740 1
Ken Willard4287.017 1
Gary Hammond2147.00
Totals201249212.481 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Bakken363083.3221359.169


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Hal Roberts81313138.757

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Metcalf2634013.143 0
Gary Hammond171257.421 0
Roger Wehrli4399.832 0
Willie Belton482.00
Jim Tolbert100.00
Totals525129.843 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Metcalf2062331.294 1
Gary Hammond1126824.434 0
Eddie Moss813316.621 0
Willie Belton511122.230 0
Jack LeVeck23216.020 0
Ken Reaves12222.022 0
Roger Finnie188.00
J.V. Cain155.00
Bob Crum111.00
Totals50120324.194 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norm Thompson619031.756 1
Roger Wehrli25427.053 1
Clarence Duren22914.520 0
Jim Tolbert22211.022 0
Larry Stallings2136.513 0
Ken Reaves15454.054 0
Dwayne Crump11010.010 0
Totals1637223.256 2

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 Bakken1330069
Terry Metcalf610100048
Donny Anderson3300036
Mel Gray600036
Earl Thomas500030
Jackie Smith300018
Jim Hart200012
J.V. Cain100006
Roger Wehrli010006
Jim Otis100006
Norm Thompson10006
Ken Willard010006
Ron Yankowski10006