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1961 NFL Week 8 Leaders and Scores

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Week 8 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Johnny Unitas 1961-11-05 BAL GNB W, 45-21 22 35 218 4 1 106.6
Fran Tarkenton 1961-11-05 MIN @ RAM L, 17-31 12 19 156 1 1 84.5
Rudy Bukich 1961-11-05 PIT @ CLE W, 17-13 12 18 203 1 2 83.6
Y.A. Tittle 1961-11-05 NYG WAS W, 53-0 15 28 192 3 2 81.3
Ralph Guglielmi 1961-11-05 STL @ DAL W, 31-17 5 15 60 1 0 68.7
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Week 8 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Bob Schnelker 1961-11-05 PIT @ CLE W, 17-13 7 160 1
R.C. Owens 1961-11-05 SFO DET T, 20-20 7 131 0
Del Shofner 1961-11-05 NYG WAS W, 53-0 6 122 3
Tommy McDonald 1961-11-05 PHI CHI W, 16-14 6 109 1
Frank Clarke 1961-11-05 DAL STL L, 17-31 3 89 2
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Week 8 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Jim Brown 1961-11-05 CLE PIT L, 13-17 18 110 1
John Henry Johnson 1961-11-05 PIT @ CLE W, 17-13 22 105 0
Joe Perry 1961-11-05 BAL GNB W, 45-21 21 105 2
Fran Tarkenton 1961-11-05 MIN @ RAM L, 17-31 11 99 1
Don Perkins 1961-11-05 DAL STL L, 17-31 19 98 0
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Week 8 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Billy Stacy 1961-11-05 STL @ DAL W, 31-17 0 0 2 70 2 0 0.0 0
Jimmy Patton 1961-11-05 NYG WAS W, 53-0 0 0 2 51 1 0 0.0 0
Bob Laraba 1961-10-29 SDG DEN W, 37-0 0 0 1 57 1 0 0.0 0
Richie Lucas 1961-10-29 BUF HOU L, 16-28 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
Joe Krakoski 1961-11-05 WAS @ NYG L, 0-53 0 0 2 11 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 8 Boxscores


Sun, Nov 5, 1961
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Packers 7 7 0 7 21
Colts 7 14 10 14 45
Packers
Bart Starr6/17, 64 yds, 0 TD
Max McGee1 rec, 29 yds, 0 TD
Jim Taylor12 rush, 93 yds, 0 TD
Colts
Johnny Unitas22/35, 218 yds, 4 TDs
Lenny Moore7 rec, 75 yds, 1 TD
Joe Perry21 rush, 105 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Nov 5, 1961
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 7 14 0 10 31
Cowboys 0 3 7 7 17
Cardinals
Ralph Guglielmi5/15, 60 yds, 1 TD
Taz Anderson4 rec, 54 yds, 1 TD
Prentice Gautt16 rush, 77 yds, 0 TD
Cowboys
Eddie LeBaron14/33, 238 yds, 2 TDs
Frank Clarke3 rec, 89 yds, 2 TDs
Don Perkins19 rush, 98 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1961
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Redskins 0 0 0 0 0
Giants 9 16 7 21 53
Redskins
Norm Snead7/20, 83 yds, 0 TD
Bill Anderson2 rec, 32 yds, 0 TD
Sam Horner8 rush, 26 yds, 0 TD
Giants
Y.A. Tittle15/28, 192 yds, 3 TDs
Del Shofner6 rec, 122 yds, 3 TDs
Bob Gaiters12 rush, 49 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1961
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bears 7 7 0 0 14
Eagles 3 7 6 0 16
Bears
Ed Brown2/7, 13 yds, 0 TD
Mike Ditka1 rec, 76 yds, 1 TD
Rick Casares17 rush, 65 yds, 1 TD
Eagles
Sonny Jurgensen18/33, 249 yds, 1 TD
Tommy McDonald6 rec, 109 yds, 1 TD
Clarence Peaks16 rush, 62 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1961
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Vikings 7 3 7 0 17
Rams 14 3 0 14 31
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton12/19, 156 yds, 1 TD
Gordie Smith2 rec, 49 yds, 1 TD
Fran Tarkenton11 rush, 99 yds, 1 TD
Rams
Frank Ryan6/16, 59 yds, 0 TD
Jon Arnett2 rec, 36 yds, 0 TD
Ollie Matson8 rush, 64 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1961
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Lions 0 17 0 3 20
49ers 0 0 7 13 20
Lions
Jim Ninowski19/36, 290 yds, 0 TD
Nick Pietrosante3 rec, 89 yds, 0 TD
Jim Ninowski3 rush, 53 yds, 2 TDs
49ers
John Brodie13/21, 193 yds, 0 TD
R.C. Owens7 rec, 131 yds, 0 TD
Billy Kilmer11 rush, 44 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1961
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Steelers 0 0 10 7 17
Browns 7 0 3 3 13
Steelers
Rudy Bukich12/18, 203 yds, 1 TD
Bob Schnelker7 rec, 160 yds, 1 TD
John Henry Johnson22 rush, 105 yds, 0 TD
Browns
Milt Plum10/19, 140 yds, 0 TD
Tom Watkins2 rec, 45 yds, 0 TD
Jim Brown18 rush, 110 yds, 1 TD
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