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New England Patriots

1973 New England Patriots Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-9
Finished 3rd in the NFL's American Football Conference East Division

Coach: Chuck Fairbanks (5-9)

1973 New England Patriots Roster
1973 New England Patriots Game-by-Game Results

The New England Patriots of the National Football League ended the 1973 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's American Football Conference East Division. Chuck Fairbanks coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Jim Plunkett37619351.325506.8133.5174.564 3735065.8
Dick Shiner4250.0317.800.000.023 0076.0
Totals38019551.325816.8133.4174.564 37350
Opponents24013455.813385.6114.6135.4

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Sam Cunningham1555163.325 4
John Tarver723214.528 4
Josh Ashton933053.334 0
Jim Plunkett442094.820 5
Mack Herron612003.317 2
Darryl Stingley66410.719 0
Bob McCall10151.514 0
Bob Adams273.50
Paul Gipson5-1-0.20
Reggie Rucker2-1-0.50
Claxton Welch1-2-2.0-2 0
Bob Windsor1-6-6.0-6 0
Randy Vataha2-15-7.5-4 0
Totals45416123.634 15
Opponents56028505.116

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Reggie Rucker5374314.064 3
Bob Windsor2334815.136 4
Darryl Stingley2333914.725 2
Randy Vataha2034117.148 2
Mack Herron1826514.729 1
Sam Cunningham151449.634 1
Bob Adams1419714.130 0
Josh Ashton1111310.351 0
John Tarver9515.713 0
Claxton Welch6223.70
Bob McCall3186.014 0
Totals195258113.264 13
Opponents13413385.611

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Jeff White252184.0251456.063
Bill Bell5480.04125.07
Totals302583.3291551.770
Opponents323093.8322681.3108

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Bruce Barnes55213438.853
Jeff White616327.251
Totals61229737.753
Opponents62251140.5

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Mack Herron2728210.454 0
Darryl Stingley3217.016 0
Sandy Durko3217.015 0
Totals333249.854 0
Opponents290.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Mack Herron41109226.692 1
Darryl Stingley614323.829 0
Reggie Rucker510320.642 0
Bob McCall2178.517 0
John Tarver11717.017 0
Bob Windsor100.00
John Hannah100.00
Totals57137224.192 1
Opponents4096324.1 1

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Ron Bolton66510.856 0
Sandy Durko3268.716 0
Ralph Anderson231.50
Ron Acks11111.011 0
Honor Jackson100.00
Totals131058.156 0
Opponents170.0 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Ron Acks001000
Julius Adams01000
Ralph Anderson002000
Josh Ashton41-100
Ron Bolton001000
Rick Cash01000
Edgar Chandler121400
Sam Cunningham10200
Doug Dumler10-1500
Sandy Durko020000
Will Foster02010
Paul Gipson112000
Leon Gray01000
Ray Hamilton02000
John Hannah01000
Mack Herron7300
Steve Kiner01110
Dave Mason01000
Bob McCall42000
Arthur Moore01000
Tom Neville01000
Jim Plunkett6100
Bob Reynolds01000
Reggie Rucker2200
Brian Stenger02000
Darryl Stingley1000
John Tarver8300
Randy Vataha014610
Claxton Welch11000
Jeff White1100
Bob Windsor2000
Totals0000000513975200
Opponents2918

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Steve Kiner012
John Tarver400024
Randy Vataha021018
Jeff White0142163
Bob Windsor040024
Darryl Stingley0200012
Jim Plunkett5030
Sam Cunningham41030
Will Foster106
Mack Herron2101024
Bill Bell0147
Reggie Rucker030018
Totals151301020152501258
Opponents1611012630300