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1965 NFL Week 1 Leaders and Scores


Week 1 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
John Brodie 1965-09-19 SFO CHI W, 52-24 14 20 269 4 0 152.1
Bart Starr 1965-09-19 GNB @ PIT W, 41-9 17 23 226 2 0 133.6
Dick Shiner 1965-09-19 WAS CLE L, 7-17 6 12 95 1 0 104.5
Norm Snead 1965-09-19 PHI STL W, 34-27 17 32 267 2 0 102.0
Rudy Bukich 1965-09-19 CHI @ SFO L, 24-52 10 20 117 2 0 101.5
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Week 1 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Terry Barr 1965-09-19 DET RAM W, 20-0 7 133 1
Timmy Brown 1965-09-19 PHI STL W, 34-27 7 129 1
Jackie Smith 1965-09-19 STL @ PHI L, 27-34 5 115 1
Boyd Dowler 1965-09-19 GNB @ PIT W, 41-9 6 104 0
Jimmy Orr 1965-09-19 BAL MIN W, 35-16 4 96 1
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Week 1 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Gary Lewis 1965-09-19 SFO CHI W, 52-24 7 91 1
Ernie Green 1965-09-19 CLE @ WAS W, 17-7 11 89 0
Jim Brown 1965-09-19 CLE @ WAS W, 17-7 21 65 0
Nick Pietrosante 1965-09-19 DET RAM W, 20-0 11 55 0
Earl Gros 1965-09-19 PHI STL W, 34-27 14 53 1
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Week 1 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Herb Adderley 1965-09-19 GNB @ PIT W, 41-9 0 0 2 69 1 0 0.0 0
Charley Warner 1965-09-11 BUF BOS W, 24-7 0 0 2 45 1 0 0.0 0
George Saimes 1965-09-11 BUF BOS W, 24-7 0 0 2 21 0 0 0.0 0
Larry Vargo 1965-09-19 MIN @ BAL L, 16-35 0 0 2 18 0 0 0.0 0
Willie West 1965-09-12 NYJ @ HOU L, 21-27 0 0 2 28 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 1 Boxscores


Sun, Sep 19, 1965
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 0 0 2 0 2
Cowboys 10 7 7 7 31
Giants
Earl Morrall6/21, 63 yds, 0 TD
Joe Morrison1 rec, 31 yds, 0 TD
Tucker Frederickson8 rush, 48 yds, 0 TD
Cowboys
Don Meredith8/17, 162 yds, 1 TD
Bob Hayes2 rec, 81 yds, 1 TD
Don Perkins14 rush, 52 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 19, 1965
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Rams 0 0 0 0 0
Lions 3 0 0 17 20
Rams
Bill Munson8/19, 85 yds, 0 TD
Jack Snow2 rec, 32 yds, 0 TD
Dick Bass13 rush, 37 yds, 0 TD
Lions
Milt Plum15/25, 236 yds, 2 TDs
Terry Barr7 rec, 133 yds, 1 TD
Nick Pietrosante11 rush, 55 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 19, 1965
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bears 3 0 0 21 24
49ers 0 24 21 7 52
Bears
Rudy Bukich10/20, 117 yds, 2 TDs
Charlie Bivins3 rec, 73 yds, 2 TDs
Gale Sayers12 rush, 44 yds, 0 TD
49ers
John Brodie14/20, 269 yds, 4 TDs
Dave Parks5 rec, 90 yds, 1 TD
Gary Lewis7 rush, 91 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 19, 1965
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Browns 3 7 7 0 17
Redskins 0 0 0 7 7
Browns
Frank Ryan8/19, 152 yds, 2 TDs
Walter Roberts2 rec, 91 yds, 1 TD
Ernie Green11 rush, 89 yds, 0 TD
Redskins
Sonny Jurgensen9/21, 124 yds, 0 TD
Bobby Mitchell4 rec, 51 yds, 0 TD
Charley Taylor8 rush, 21 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 19, 1965
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 17 3 0 7 27
Eagles 10 10 7 7 34
Cardinals
Charley Johnson20/43, 383 yds, 3 TDs
Jackie Smith5 rec, 115 yds, 1 TD
Bill Triplett6 rush, 16 yds, 0 TD
Eagles
Norm Snead17/32, 267 yds, 2 TDs
Timmy Brown7 rec, 129 yds, 1 TD
Earl Gros14 rush, 53 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 19, 1965
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Packers 0 7 13 21 41
Steelers 0 9 0 0 9
Packers
Bart Starr17/23, 226 yds, 2 TDs
Boyd Dowler6 rec, 104 yds, 0 TD
Paul Hornung11 rush, 50 yds, 0 TD
Steelers
Bill Nelsen7/26, 122 yds, 0 TD
Red Mack2 rec, 34 yds, 0 TD
Dick Hoak8 rush, 25 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 19, 1965
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Vikings 10 0 6 0 16
Colts 0 14 7 14 35
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton10/24, 201 yds, 1 TD
Bill Brown3 rec, 60 yds, 0 TD
Fran Tarkenton3 rush, 47 yds, 0 TD
Colts
Johnny Unitas14/22, 224 yds, 2 TDs
Jimmy Orr4 rec, 96 yds, 1 TD
Jerry Hill7 rush, 30 yds, 1 TD
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