The New Orleans Saints 1967 NFL Season Statistics

The 1967 New Orleans Saints started the year as well as the franchise history with a 94-yard kickoff return touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams. Former Green Bay great Jim Taylor joined the Saints and led the team is rushing with 390 yards while rookie receiver Danny Abramowicz from Xavier University led the team in receiving with 50 catches, 721 yards and 6 touchdowns.

1967 New Orleans Saints Individual Offensive Player Statistics

Passing Stats

Attempts Completions % Yards Yds./Att Longest Tds Int Rating Sacked/Yards Loss
Gary Cuozzo 260 134 51.5% 1562 6.0 49 7 12 59.8 33/-236
Billy Kilmer 204 97 47.5% 1341 6.6 96 6 11 56.4 18/-147
Gary Wood 11 5 45.4% 62 5.6 27 0 0 63.4 1/-8
Tom Barrington 2 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 39.6 0/0
Tom McNeil 1 1 100.0% 24 24.0 24 0 0 118.7 0/0
Totals 478 237 49.6% 2989 6.3 96 13 23 58.5% 52/-391

Rushing Statistics

 AttemptsYardsAverageLongestTDs
Jimmy Taylor1303903.0162
Ernie Wheelwright802413.0131
Billy Kilmer201427.1311
Tom Barrington341213.6220
Randy Schultz321173.7222
Don McCall21864.1491
Gary Cuozzo19432.3101
Don Gilliam7415.9190
Tom McNeil4389.5250
Charlie Brown8162.072
Totals33411923.6499

Receiving Statistics

Catches Yards Average Longest TDs
Danny Abramowicz 50 721 14.4 80 6
Jim Taylor 38 251 6.6 27 0
Ray Poage 24 380 15.8 65 0
John Gilliam 22 264 12.0 35 1
Kent Kramer 20 207 10.3 17 2
Tom Hall 19 249 13.1 21 0
Walt “Flea” Roberts 17 384 22.5 96 3
Randy Schultz 14 186 13.2 25 0
Ernie Wheelwright 13 107 8.2 18 0
Vern Burke 8 84 10.5 21 0
Don McCall 4 75 18.7 34 1
Tom Barrington 4 50 12.5 29 0
Jerry Simmons 2 25 12.5 16 0
Charlie Brown 3 23 7.6 9 0
Jim Hester 2 10 5.0 7 0
Ray Ogden 1 19 19.0 19 0

Punting Stats

Number Average Longest
Tom McNeill 74 42.9 66

Kicking Stats

XP XPA % FG Attempts % Longest Points
Charlie Durkee 27 27 100% 14 32 44% 47 69
Jim Taylor 1967 Saints and Rams
NFL Great JimTaylor's last season was with the Saints
Danny Abramowicz 1967 New Orleans Saints Rookie Receiver
Rookie Danny Abramowicz

1967 Total Offense Statistics

Points Avg PPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank
Totals 233 16.6 3790 270.7 864 4.4 220 37 12†
†Offensive Rankings based on Total Yards gained.

Individual Defensive Statistics

Interceptions

NO Yards Average Longest TDs
Dave Whitsell 10* 178 17.8 41 2
Jackie Burkett 3 57 19.0 23 0
Obert Logan 3 21 7.0 18 0
John Douglas 1 19 19.0 19 0
George Rose 1 15 15.0 15 0
Ben Hart 1 21 21.0 21 0
Jimmy Heidel 1 2 2.0 2 0
Dave Simmons 1 12 12.0 12 0
Fred Whittingham 1 8 8.0 8 0
Totals 22 333 15.1 41 2
*League Best for the Year

1967 New Orleans Saints Total Defense

Points Avg PPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank
Totals 379 27.0 4928 352.0 902 5.4 276 12 13
†Defensive Rankings based on Total Yards given up.
Saints Mike Tillman Pressures Browns Frank Ryan
Mike Tillman pressures Browns QB Frank Ryan in 1967
Obert Logan of the New Orleans Saints
Obert Logan
Doug Atkins 1967 New Orleans Saints
Doug Atkins in 1967

Defensive Notes for the Saints 1967 NFL Season

  • The Saints Defense of 1967 was credited with 23 Sacks. (Sacks were not kept as an individual statistic until 1982)

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