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Rk Tm Age G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
1 Billy Wilson* SFO 29 12 0 60 889 14.8 5 77 5.0 74.1 1
2 Billy Howton*+ GNB 26 12 0 55 1188 21.6 12 66 4.6 99.0 0
3 Frank Gifford*+ NYG 26 12 0 51 603 11.8 4 48 4.3 50.3 5
4 Harlon Hill*+ CHI 24 12 0 47 1128 24.0 11 79 3.9 94.0 0
5 Jim Mutscheller BAL 26 12 0 44 715 16.3 6 53 3.7 59.6 0
6 John Carson WAS 26 12 0 39 504 12.9 3 26 3.3 42.0 0
7 Dave Middleton DET 23 12 0 39 606 15.5 5 56 3.3 50.5 0
8 Bobby Walston PHI 28 12 0 39 590 15.1 3 51 3.3 49.2 0
9 Raymond Berry BAL 23 12 0 37 601 16.2 2 54 3.1 50.1 1
10 Leon Clarke* RAM 23 12 0 36 650 18.1 4 60 3.0 54.2 1
11 Elroy Hirsch RAM 33 12 0 35 603 17.2 6 76 2.9 50.3 0
12 Dorne Dibble DET 27 12 0 32 597 18.7 2 56 2.7 49.8 0
13 Ray Mathews PIT 27 12 0 31 540 17.4 5 64 2.6 45.0 0
14 Bob Boyd RAM 28 12 0 30 586 19.5 7 61 2.5 48.8 3
15 Gary Knafelc GNB 24 12 0 30 418 13.9 6 38 2.5 34.8 0
16 Pete Brewster* CLE 26 12 12 28 417 14.9 1 41 2.3 34.8 0
17 Joe Johnson GNB 27 11 0 28 258 9.2 0 20 2.5 23.5 1
18 Kyle Rote* NYG 28 12 0 28 405 14.5 4 31 2.3 33.8 0
19 Elbie Nickel* PIT 34 12 0 27 376 13.9 5 47 2.3 31.3 0
20 Alan Ameche* BAL 23 12 0 26 189 7.3 0 22 2.2 15.8 3
21 Jim Doran DET 29 11 0 25 448 17.9 0 70 2.3 40.7 1
22 Bill McColl CHI 26 12 0 24 322 13.4 4 69 2.0 26.8 0
23 Steve Meilinger WAS 26 12 0 24 395 16.5 5 51 2.0 32.9 1
24 Rick Casares*+ CHI 25 12 0 23 203 8.8 2 33 1.9 16.9 5
25 Fran Rogel* PIT 29 12 0 23 88 3.8 0 13 1.9 7.3 4
26 Clyde Conner SFO 23 12 0 22 362 16.5 1 49 1.8 30.2 1
27 Howie Ferguson GNB 26 11 0 22 214 9.7 0 25 2.0 19.5 6
28 Don Stonesifer CRD 29 12 0 22 320 14.5 2 58 1.8 26.7 0
29 Alex Webster NYG 25 12 0 21 197 9.4 3 43 1.8 16.4 4
Rk Tm Age G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
30 Dante Lavelli CLE 33 11 0 20 344 17.2 1 68 1.8 31.3 1
31 Gene Schroeder CHI 27 11 0 20 315 15.8 1 32 1.8 28.6 1
32 Joe Perry SFO 29 11 0 18 104 5.8 0 20 1.6 9.5 3
33 Gordie Soltau SFO 31 12 0 18 299 16.6 1 33 1.5 24.9 0
34 Tank Younger RAM 28 12 0 18 268 14.9 0 54 1.5 22.3 8
35 Johnny Olszewski CRD 26 11 0 17 182 10.7 0 31 1.5 16.5 13
36 Ray Renfro CLE 27 12 0 17 325 19.1 4 46 1.4 27.1 0
37 Preston Carpenter CLE 22 12 0 16 124 7.8 0 34 1.3 10.3 5
38 L.G. Dupre BAL 24 11 0 16 216 13.5 2 49 1.5 19.6 4
39 Hugh McElhenny* SFO 28 12 0 16 193 12.1 0 22 1.3 16.1 4
40 Gene Gedman DET 24 12 0 15 142 9.5 1 43 1.3 11.8 3
41 Ollie Matson*+ CRD 26 12 0 15 199 13.3 2 45 1.3 16.6 6
42 Joe Arenas SFO 31 12 0 14 226 16.1 1 50 1.2 18.8 1
43 Leon Hart DET 28 11 0 14 116 8.3 1 29 1.3 10.5 3
44 Ken MacAfee NYG 27 12 0 14 184 13.1 4 29 1.2 15.3 0
45 Gern Nagler CRD 24 8 0 14 268 19.1 4 49 1.8 33.5 1
46 Lowell Perry PIT 25 6 0 14 334 23.9 2 75 2.3 55.7 0
47 Al Carmichael GNB 28 12 0 13 180 13.8 1 63 1.1 15.0 6
48 Dave Mann CRD 24 12 0 13 170 13.1 1 32 1.1 14.2 1
49 Don Schaefer PHI 22 12 0 13 117 9.0 0 27 1.1 9.8 3
50 Fred Cone GNB 30 12 0 12 218 18.2 2 69 1.0 18.2 2
51 Joe Marconi RAM 22 12 0 12 70 5.8 0 31 1.0 5.8 4
52 Pete Retzlaff PHI 25 10 0 12 159 13.3 0 20 1.2 15.9 0
53 Sid Watson PIT 24 12 0 12 138 11.5 0 37 1.0 11.5 4
54 Leo Elter* WAS 27 12 0 11 99 9.0 0 17 0.9 8.3 7
55 Ron Miller RAM 23 7 0 11 129 11.7 0 21 1.6 18.4 0
56 Lenny Moore* BAL 23 12 0 11 102 9.3 1 27 0.9 8.5 5
57 Billy Vessels BAL 25 12 0 11 177 16.1 1 30 0.9 14.8 0
58 John Bredice PHI 22 12 0 10 146 14.6 1 40 0.8 12.2 0
59 Hank Burnine 2TM 24 10 0 10 208 20.8 2 52 1.0 20.8 0
Rk Tm Age G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
60 Hal Giancanelli PHI 27 7 0 10 104 10.4 0 18 1.4 14.9 2
61 Ed Modzelewski CLE 27 8 0 10 27 2.7 0 6 1.3 3.4 0
62 Howard Cassady DET 22 12 0 9 83 9.2 0 21 0.8 6.9 2
63 Bob Schnelker NYG 28 12 0 9 122 13.6 1 19 0.8 10.2 0
64 Ron Waller RAM 23 9 0 9 76 8.4 0 16 1.0 8.4 3
65 Royce Womble BAL 25 12 0 9 180 20.0 2 43 0.8 15.0 0
66 Dick Bielski PHI 24 12 0 8 63 7.9 0 17 0.7 5.3 1
67 John Henry Johnson SFO 27 12 0 8 90 11.3 0 28 0.7 7.5 1
68 Don McIlhenny DET 22 9 0 8 70 8.8 2 21 0.9 7.8 0
69 Lynn Chandnois PIT 31 5 0 7 71 10.1 1 17 1.4 14.2 0
70 John Hoffman CHI 31 12 0 7 85 12.1 0 35 0.6 7.1 2
71 Dick James WAS 22 10 0 7 127 18.1 2 34 0.7 12.7 0
72 Ken Keller PHI 22 11 0 7 36 5.1 0 13 0.6 3.3 7
73 Jack Losch GNB 22 12 0 7 85 12.1 0 43 0.6 7.1 3
74 Skeets Quinlan 2TM 28 8 0 7 87 12.4 0 31 0.9 10.9 5
75 Dale Atkeson WAS 26 5 0 6 28 4.7 0 26 1.2 5.6 1
76 Max Boydston CRD 24 12 0 6 116 19.3 2 39 0.5 9.7 0
77 Joe Childress CRD 23 11 0 6 82 13.7 1 34 0.5 7.5 1
78 Fred Morrison CLE 30 12 0 6 29 4.8 1 10 0.5 2.4 2
79 Jack O'Brien PIT 24 12 0 6 71 11.8 0 25 0.5 5.9 0
80 Tommy Runnels WAS 22 11 0 6 56 9.3 1 22 0.5 5.1 4
81 Mel Triplett NYG 25 12 0 6 48 8.0 1 35 0.5 4.0 10
82 Ted Wegert PHI 24 7 0 6 46 7.7 0 19 0.9 6.6 3
83 Billy Wells WAS 25 7 0 6 86 14.3 0 34 0.9 12.3 2
84 Tommy Wilson RAM 24 12 0 6 86 14.3 0 34 0.5 7.2 2
85 Lou Baldacci PIT 22 10 0 5 62 12.4 0 22 0.5 6.2 1
86 Bill Bowman DET 25 6 0 5 34 6.8 1 18 0.8 5.7 0
87 Bob Carey RAM 26 7 0 5 60 12.0 1 18 0.7 8.6 0
88 Tom Fears RAM 34 2 0 5 49 9.8 0 18 2.5 24.5 0
89 Perry Jeter CHI 25 7 0 5 52 10.4 0 23 0.7 7.4 2
Rk Tm Age G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
90 Jack McClairen PIT 25 7 0 5 56 11.2 0 18 0.7 8.0 0
91 Sam Baker* WAS 27 12 0 4 35 8.8 0 17 0.3 2.9 3
92 Maurice Bassett CLE 25 12 0 4 29 7.3 1 31 0.3 2.4 0
93 Frank Bernardi CRD 23 12 0 4 56 14.0 0 19 0.3 4.7 0
94 Jim Dooley CHI 26 3 0 4 47 11.8 0 15 1.3 15.7 0
95 Jerry Reichow DET 22 8 0 4 63 15.8 1 41 0.5 7.9 0
96 Will Berzinski PHI 22 4 0 3 35 11.7 0 17 0.8 8.8 1
97 Lloyd Colteryahn BAL 25 3 0 3 29 9.7 0 16 1.0 9.7 0
98 Gene Filipski NYG 25 12 0 3 37 12.3 0 21 0.3 3.1 3
99 Henry Ford PIT 25 12 0 3 7 2.3 0 8 0.3 0.6 1
100 Jug Girard DET 29 10 0 3 33 11.0 0 16 0.3 3.3 0
101 Dicky Moegle SFO 22 12 0 3 79 26.3 0 37 0.3 6.6 0
102 Breezy Reid GNB 29 7 0 3 16 5.3 0 12 0.4 2.3 1
103 Bill Stits DET 25 12 0 3 52 17.3 0 27 0.3 4.3 0
104 Tom Tracy DET 22 4 0 3 6 2.0 0 5 0.8 1.5 1
105 Alex Burl CRD 25 8 0 2 24 12.0 1 19 0.3 3.0 0
106 Harland Carl CHI 25 9 0 2 31 15.5 0 20 0.2 3.4 1
107 Bill Jessup SFO 27 3 0 2 7 3.5 0 10 0.7 2.3 0
108 Bill Stribling PHI 29 2 0 2 11 5.5 0 7 1.0 5.5 0
109 Bobby Watkins CHI 24 9 0 2 3 1.5 1 6 0.2 0.3 1
110 Don Bingham CHI 27 12 0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 1
111 Jack Butler* PIT 29 12 0 1 10 10.0 1 10 0.1 0.8 0
112 Don Chandler NYG 22 12 0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 0
113 Art Davis PIT 22 9 0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 1.0 0
114 Night Train Lane*+ CRD 27 12 0 1 75 75.0 0 75 0.1 6.3 2
115 Jerry Planutis WAS 26 3 0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.3 1.7 0
116 Lee Riley PHI 24 9 0 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 1.1 2
117 Bill Roberts GNB 27 4 0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.3 3.5 0
118 Rocky Ryan PHI 24 12 0 1 31 31.0 0 31 0.1 2.6 0
119 Charlie Shepard PIT 23 12 0 1 31 31.0 0 16 0.1 2.6 1
Rk Tm Age G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
120 Charlie Smith SFO 23 12 0 1 13 13.0 0 13 0.1 1.1 0
121 Johnny Unitas BAL 23 12 7 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 4