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1975/1976 NFL Season

 

Standings

 

AFC

 

East

 

                         W  L T   PF  PA
Miami Dolphins          10  4 0  357 222   
Baltimore Colts         10  4 0  395 269   
Buffalo Bills            8  6 0  420 355   
New York Jets            3 11 0  258 433   
New England Patriots     3 11 0  258 358   

 

Central

 

                         W  L T   PF  PA
Pittsburgh Steelers     12  2 0  373 162   
Cincinnati Bengals      11  3 0  340 246   
Houston Oilers          10  4 0  293 226   
Cleveland Browns         3 11 0  218 372   

 

West

 

                         W  L T   PF  PA
Oakland Raiders         11  3 0  375 255   
Denver Broncos           6  8 0  254 307   
Kansas City Chiefs       5  9 0  282 341   
San Diego Chargers       2 12 0  189 345   

NFC

 

East

 

                         W  L T   PF  PA
St. Louis Cardinals     11  3 0  356 276   
Dallas Cowboys          10  4 0  350 268   
Washington Redskins      8  6 0  325 276   
New York Giants          5  9 0  216 306   
Philadelphia Eagles      4 10 0  225 302   

 

Central

 

                         W  L T   PF  PA
Minnesota Vikings       12  2 0  377 180   
Detroit Lions            7  7 0  245 262   
Green Bay Packers        4 10 0  226 285   
Chicago Bears            4 10 0  191 379   

 

West

 

                         W  L T   PF  PA
Los Angeles Rams        12  2 0  312 135   
San Francisco 49ers      5  9 0  255 286   
Atlanta Falcons          4 10 0  240 289   
New Orleans Saints       2 12 0  165 360   

Postseason

AFC

Divisional Playoff: Baltimore Colts 10, Pittsburgh Steelers 28
Divisional Playoff: Cincinnati Bengals 28, Oakland Raiders 31
Championship Game: Oakland Raiders 10, Pittsburgh Steelers 16
 

NFC

Divisional Playoff: Dallas Cowboys 17, Minnesota Vikings 14
Divisional Playoff: St. Louis Cardinals 23, Los Angeles Rams 35
Championship Game: Dallas Cowboys 37, Los Angeles Rams 7
 

Super Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers 21, Dallas Cowboys 17
 

Team Statistics

Team Offense

(sorted by points scored)

                           |------ PASSING -----------||----- RUSHING -----|
                        PT  CMP  ATT   YD   YPP  TD INT  RSH   YD   YPR  TD
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Buffalo Bills          420  182  354  2661  7.5  28  19  588  2974  5.1  26
Baltimore Colts        395  211  354  2606  7.4  19   8  536  2217  4.1  28
Minnesota Vikings      377  281  446  3121  7.0  27  14  556  2094  3.8  18
Oakland Raiders        375  196  350  2625  7.5  19  28  643  2573  4.0  28
Pittsburgh Steelers    373  191  337  2544  7.5  21  12  581  2633  4.5  22
Miami Dolphins         357  170  279  2196  7.9  19  17  594  2500  4.2  26
St. Louis Cardinals    356  187  355  2619  7.4  20  20  555  2402  4.3  19
Dallas Cowboys         350  207  376  2835  7.5  19  17  571  2432  4.3  17
Cincinnati Bengals     340  255  433  3497  8.1  23  14  499  1819  3.6  20
Washington Redskins    325  229  448  3092  6.9  28  29  444  1752  4.0   9
Los Angeles Rams       312  181  334  2450  7.3  14  17  585  2371  4.0  18
Houston Oilers         293  165  347  2099  6.0  14  17  526  2068  3.9  14
Kansas City Chiefs     282  217  395  2785  7.0  15  16  487  1847  3.8  14
New England Patriots   258  193  401  2768  6.9  16  28  472  1845  3.9  14
New York Jets          258  174  384  2468  6.4  16  33  501  2079  4.2  15
San Francisco 49ers    255  234  450  2806  6.2  15  19  422  1598  3.8  12
Denver Broncos         254  210  427  2900  6.8  15  34  490  1993  4.1   9
Detroit Lions          245  183  362  2240  6.2  15  12  532  2147  4.0  10
Atlanta Falcons        240  165  388  2361  6.1  18  29  465  1794  3.9  12
Green Bay Packers      226  212  394  2400  6.1  11  22  431  1547  3.6  14
Philadelphia Eagles    225  238  458  2640  5.8  19  23  461  1702  3.7   3
Cleveland Browns       218  220  437  2297  5.3   7  23  440  1850  4.2  14
New York Giants        216  193  379  2457  6.5  11  18  482  1627  3.4  17
Chicago Bears          191  191  356  2169  6.1   9  23  441  1653  3.8  11
San Diego Chargers     189  165  337  1998  5.9   7  17  434  1801  4.2  14
New Orleans Saints     165  181  392  1961  5.0   8  24  463  1642  3.5   9

Team Defense

(sorted by points allowed)

                           |------ PASSING -----------||----- RUSHING -----|
                        PT  CMP  ATT   YD   YPP  TD INT  RSH   YD   YPR  TD
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Los Angeles Rams       135  187  387  2126  5.5  11  22  423  1533  3.6   4
Pittsburgh Steelers    162  183  396  2194  5.5   9  27  431  1825  4.2   8
Minnesota Vikings      180  175  360  1994  5.5  14  28  383  1532  4.0   7
Miami Dolphins         222  200  375  2335  6.2   9  21  443  1768  4.0  14
Houston Oilers         226  235  409  2800  6.8  14  24  498  1680  3.4  13
Cincinnati Bengals     246  175  389  2001  5.1  11  22  473  2194  4.6  15
Oakland Raiders        255  171  398  2318  5.8  14  35  475  1785  3.8  15
Detroit Lions          262  181  360  2377  6.6  16  20  480  1929  4.0  12
Dallas Cowboys         268  162  373  2328  6.2  19  25  474  1699  3.6  13
Baltimore Colts        269  193  393  2317  5.9  17  29  453  1821  4.0  17
St. Louis Cardinals    276  233  446  2862  6.4  16  22  487  1925  4.0  16
Washington Redskins    276  217  389  2714  7.0  17  18  525  2047  3.9  11
Green Bay Packers      285  192  369  2474  6.7  13  14  580  2339  4.0  14
San Francisco 49ers    286  228  411  2521  6.1  15  11  518  1829  3.5  14
Atlanta Falcons        289  227  437  2810  6.4  16  25  571  2277  4.0  13
Philadelphia Eagles    302  226  424  2658  6.3  13  26  529  2233  4.2  20
New York Giants        306  196  365  2539  7.0  20  16  555  2422  4.4  16
Denver Broncos         307  181  348  2245  6.5  14  16  526  1974  3.8  19
Kansas City Chiefs     341  186  325  2703  8.3  18  20  562  2724  4.8  24
San Diego Chargers     345  237  390  2719  7.0  16  20  606  2442  4.0  21
Buffalo Bills          355  237  431  3355  7.8  25  25  480  1993  4.2  21
New England Patriots   358  213  368  2515  6.8  18  13  555  2220  4.0  20
New Orleans Saints     360  206  354  2587  7.3  25  16  507  1930  3.8  15
Cleveland Browns       372  202  361  2889  8.0  25  10  544  2032  3.7  21
Chicago Bears          379  208  399  2825  7.1  22  13  547  2070  3.8  25
New York Jets          433  180  316  2860  9.1  26  15  574  2737  4.8  25

 

League Leaders

 

Rushes

O Simpson       329
L Mitchell      289
C Foreman       280
J Otis          269
F Harris        262
D Hampton       250
J Riggins       238
M Thomas        235
M Morris        219
G Pruitt        217

Rushing yards

O Simpson      1817
F Harris       1246
L Mitchell     1193
J Otis         1076
C Foreman      1070
G Pruitt       1067
J Riggins      1005
D Hampton      1002
R Newhouse      930
M Thomas        919

Rushing TDs

P Banaszak       16
O Simpson        16
C Foreman        13
D Nottingham     12
L Mitchell       11
D McCauley       10
F Harris         10
T Metcalf         9
J Braxton         9
J Riggins         8
S Fritts          8
G Pruitt          8

Receptions

C Foreman        73
R Rucker         60
L Mitchell       60
K Payne          58
B Chandler       55
E Marinaro       54
K Burrough       53
C Taylor         53
C Branch         51
J Gilliam        50

Receiving yards

K Burrough     1063
I Curtis        934
M Gray          926
C Branch        893
D Pearson       822
R Caster        820
H Jackson       786
L Swann         781
J Gilliam       777
F Grant         776

Receiving TDs

M Gray           11
L Swann          11
G Washington      9
C Foreman         9
C Branch          9
F Grant           8
K Burrough        8
D Pearson         8
I Curtis          7
H Carmichael      7
O Simpson         7
H Jackson         7
J Gilliam         7
J Hill            7

Yards from scrimmage

O Simpson      2243
C Foreman      1761
L Mitchell     1737
F Harris       1460
M Thomas       1402
J Riggins      1368
G Pruitt       1366
R Newhouse     1205
D Hampton      1197
T Metcalf      1194

Rush/Receive TDs

O Simpson        23
C Foreman        22
P Banaszak       16
L Mitchell       15
J Braxton        13
D Nottingham     12
D McCauley       11
L Swann          11
F Harris         11
T Metcalf        11
M Gray           11

Pass attempts

F Tarkenton     425
K Anderson      377
C Morton        363
J Hadl          353
R Staubach      348
B Kilmer        346
J Hart          345
B Jones         344
D Pastorini     342
A Manning       338

Completions

F Tarkenton     273
K Anderson      228
B Jones         203
R Staubach      198
J Hadl          191
C Morton        186
J Hart          182
B Kilmer        178
K Stabler       171
J Ferguson      169

Passing yards

K Anderson     3169
F Tarkenton    2994
R Staubach     2666
J Hart         2507
B Jones        2483
B Kilmer       2440
J Ferguson     2426
C Morton       2359
K Stabler      2296
J Namath       2286

Passing TDs

F Tarkenton      25
J Ferguson       25
B Kilmer         23
K Anderson       21
J Hart           19
B Jones          18
T Bradshaw       18
R Staubach       17
K Stabler        16
J Namath         15

Adjusted yards per pass

K Anderson     7.65
B Jones        6.69
T Bradshaw     6.40
F Tarkenton    6.26
R Staubach     6.08
J Ferguson     5.95
J Harris       5.66
B Kilmer       5.64
J Hart         5.34
C Morton       4.82

Pro Bowl Roster

 


AFC

qb

Ken Anderson - cin
Terry Bradshaw - pit
Dan Pastorini - hou
 

 

rb

Franco Harris - pit
Lydell Mitchell - bal
John Riggins - nyj
O.J. Simpson - buf
 

 

wr

Cliff Branch - oak
Ken Burrough - hou
Rich Caster - nyj
Isaac Curtis - cin
Billy Johnson - hou
Lynn Swann - pit
 

 

te

Riley Odoms - den
 

 

ol

Joe DeLamielleure - buf
Bob Kuechenberg - mia
George Kunz - bal
Jim Langer - mia
Jack Rudnay - kan
Art Shell - oak
Gene Upshaw - oak
Russ Washington - sdg
 

 

dl

Elvin Bethea - hou
Curley Culp - hou
John Dutton - bal
Joe Greene - pit
L.C. Greenwood - pit
Jerry Sherk - cle
 

 

lb

Randy Gradishar - den
Jack Ham - pit
Jack Lambert - pit
Willie Lanier - kan
Andy Russell - pit
Phil Villapiano - oak
 

 

db

Mel Blount - pit
Glen Edwards - pit
Lemar Parrish - cin
Jake Scott - mia
Jack Tatum - oak
Emmitt Thomas - kan
Mike Wagner - pit
 

 

NFC

qb

Mike Boryla - phi
Jim Hart - stl
Roger Staubach - dal
Fran Tarkenton - min
 

 

rb

Chuck Foreman - min
Lawrence McCutcheon - ram
Terry Metcalf - stl
Jim Otis - stl
 

 

wr

John Gilliam - min
Mel Gray - stl
Harold Jackson - ram
Steve Odom - gnb
Charley Taylor - was
 

 

te

Charlie Sanders - det
Charle Young - phi
 

 

ol

Tom Banks - stl
Dan Dierdorf - stl
Conrad Dobler - stl
Tom Mack - ram
Jeff VanNote - atl
Ed White - min
Rayfield Wright - dal
Ron Yary - min
 

 

dl

Wally Chambers - chi
Fred Dryer - ram
Cedrick Hardman - sfo
Merlin Olsen - ram
Alan Page - min
Jack Youngblood - ram
 

 

lb

Chris Hanburger - was
Jack Reynolds - ram
Isiah Robertson - ram
Jeff Siemon - min
 

 

db

Lem Barney - det
Bobby Bryant - min
Cliff Harris - dal
Ken Houston - was
Paul Krause - min
Roger Wehrli - stl
 

 

 

Last Revision Date: April 30, 2004