1975 Philadelphia Eagles season

1975 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head coach Mike McCormack
Owner Leonard Tose
Home field Veterans Stadium
Results
Record 4-10
Division place 5th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1975 Philadelphia Eagles season was the team's 43rd in the National Football League. It was the 3rd under head coach Mike McCormack. It was the team's 9th consecutive season without a winning record. The Eagles also missed the playoffs for a 15th consecutive season, a franchise record. Following the season, McCormack was fired and replaced the following season by Dick Vermeil.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Player Selections

The table shows the Eagles selections and what picks they had that were traded away and the team that ended up with that pick. It is possible the Eagles' pick ended up with this team via another team that the Eagles made a trade with. Not shown are acquired picks that the Eagles traded away.

= Pro Bowler [1] = Hall of Famer
Rd PICK PLAYER POS COLLEGE
1Pick Traded to Los Angeles Rams
for QB Roman Gabriel in 1973
[2]
2 Pick Traded to Buffalo Bills
for DT Jerry Patton in 1975
[2]
3Pick Traded to Los Angeles Rams
for QB Roman Gabriel in 1973
[2]
4Pick Traded to New Orleans Saints
for LB Dick Absher in 1972
[2]
5Pick Traded to New England Patriots
for RB John Tarver in 1975
[2]
6Pick Traded to Cincinnati Bengals
for QB Mike Boryla in 1974
[2]
7167Bill CapraumTMiami (Fla)
8198Jeff BleamerTPenn State
9Pick Traded to San Francisco 49ers
for RB Randy Jackson in 1974
[2]
10248Ken SchroyDBMaryland
11273Keith RowenGStanford
12298Dick PawlewiczRBWilliam & Mary
13324Tom EhlersLBKentucky
14354Larry O'RoukeDTOhio State
15379Clayton KorverDENorthwestern College
16404Calvin JonesWRTexas Tech
17429Gary WebbDETemple

Roster

1975 Philadelphia Eagles roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams


Rookies in italics

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 21, 1975 New York Giants L 23–14
60,798
2 September 28, 1975 at Chicago Bears L 15–13
48,071
3 October 5, 1975 Washington Redskins W 26–10
64,397
4 October 12, 1975 at Miami Dolphins L 24–16
60,127
5 October 19, 1975 at St. Louis Cardinals L 31–20
45,242
6 October 26, 1975 Dallas Cowboys L 20–17
64,889
7 November 3, 1975 Los Angeles Rams L 42–3
64,601
8 November 9, 1975 St. Louis Cardinals L 24–23
60,277
9 November 16, 1975 at New York Giants W 13–10
53,434
10 November 23, 1975 at Dallas Cowboys L 27–17
57,893
11 November 30, 1976 San Francisco 49ers W 27–17
56,694
12 December 7, 1975 Cincinnati Bengals L 31–0
56,984
13 December 14, 1975 at Denver Broncos L 25–10
36,860
14 December 21, 1975 at Washington Redskins W 26–3
49,385

Game summaries

Week 1: vs. New York Giants

The Eagles list this game, the first of 10 losses on the season.

Week 3: vs. Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles
1 234Total
Redskins 3 700 10
Eagles 6 3710 26
  • Date: October 5
  • Location: Veterans Stadium
  • Game start: 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 61°F; wind 6
  • Television network: CBS

[3]

Eagles head coach Mike McCormack had called his team out for "dogging it" prior to the game.

Week 9: at New York Giants

Philadelphia Eagles (1–7) at New York Giants (3–6)
1 234Total
Eagles 0 733 13
Giants 3 007 10

Week 12: vs. Cincinnati Bengals

The playoff-bound Bengals took it to their former teammate, Bill Bergey, the Eagles' home finale. This game appeared in the Disney movie Invincible.

Standings

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
St. Louis Cardinals(3) 11 3 0 .786 6–2 9–2 356 276 W3
Dallas Cowboys(4) 10 4 0 .714 6–2 8–3 350 268 W2
Washington Redskins 8 6 0 .571 4–4 7–4 325 276 L2
New York Giants 5 9 0 .357 1–7 3–8 216 306 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 4 10 0 .286 3–5 4–7 225 302 W1

References

  1. Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 29, 2009. Retrieved 2008-05-22.
  3. Pro-Football-Reference.com
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