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1972 NFL Week 5 Leaders and Scores

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Week 5 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Bob Berry 1972-10-15 ATL @ NOR W, 21-14 16 26 185 3 0 121.5
John Brodie 1972-10-15 SFO NYG L, 17-23 19 27 252 2 1 108.9
Ken Anderson 1972-10-15 CIN @ KAN W, 23-16 14 25 182 2 0 105.7
Craig Morton 1972-10-15 DAL @ BAL W, 21-0 22 30 279 2 2 96.4
Norm Snead 1972-10-15 NYG @ SFO W, 23-17 11 16 129 0 0 93.0
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Week 5 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Otis Taylor 1972-10-15 KAN CIN L, 16-23 10 149 1
Ted Kwalick 1972-10-15 SFO NYG L, 17-23 6 126 0
Ron Sellers 1972-10-15 DAL @ BAL W, 21-0 7 113 1
Rod Sherman 1972-10-15 DEN MIN L, 20-23 5 93 0
Roy Jefferson 1972-10-15 WAS @ STL W, 33-3 4 91 0
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Week 5 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
John Riggins 1972-10-15 NYJ @ NWE W, 41-13 32 168 1
Emerson Boozer 1972-10-15 NYJ @ NWE W, 41-13 18 150 3
O.J. Simpson 1972-10-15 BUF @ OAK L, 16-28 28 144 0
Marv Hubbard 1972-10-15 OAK BUF W, 28-16 20 122 1
Bobby Douglass 1972-10-15 CHI @ CLE W, 17-0 11 117 1
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Week 5 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Jim Hill 1972-10-16 GNB @ DET W, 24-23 0 0 2 21 0 0 0.0 0
Paul Krause 1972-10-15 MIN @ DEN W, 23-20 0 0 2 52 0 0 0.0 0
Pete Athas 1972-10-15 NYG @ SFO W, 23-17 0 0 2 9 0 0 0.0 0
Miller Farr 1972-10-15 STL WAS L, 3-33 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Mike Bass 1972-10-15 WAS @ STL W, 33-3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 5 Boxscores


Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bengals 3 0 7 13 23
Chiefs 0 3 10 3 16
Bengals
Ken Anderson14/25, 182 yds, 2 TDs
Chip Myers3 rec, 69 yds, 0 TD
Essex Johnson11 rush, 36 yds, 0 TD
Chiefs
Len Dawson21/38, 230 yds, 1 TD
Otis Taylor10 rec, 149 yds, 1 TD
Mike Adamle17 rush, 91 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chargers 3 0 0 7 10
Dolphins 3 14 7 0 24
Chargers
John Hadl12/22, 117 yds, 1 TD
Cid Edwards4 rec, 39 yds, 1 TD
Mike Garrett22 rush, 68 yds, 0 TD
Dolphins
Earl Morrall8/10, 86 yds, 2 TDs
Howard Twilley2 rec, 41 yds, 1 TD
Larry Csonka13 rush, 70 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cowboys 0 7 7 7 21
Colts 0 0 0 0 0
Cowboys
Craig Morton22/30, 279 yds, 2 TDs
Ron Sellers7 rec, 113 yds, 1 TD
Walt Garrison19 rush, 85 yds, 0 TD
Colts
Johnny Unitas11/22, 97 yds, 0 TD
Tom Mitchell3 rec, 38 yds, 0 TD
Don McCauley11 rush, 36 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Redskins 3 7 6 17 33
Cardinals 0 0 3 0 3
Redskins
Sonny Jurgensen13/18, 203 yds, 0 TD
Roy Jefferson4 rec, 91 yds, 0 TD
Larry Brown23 rush, 110 yds, 0 TD
Cardinals
Gary Cuozzo8/21, 86 yds, 0 TD
Walker Gillette3 rec, 43 yds, 0 TD
Donny Anderson9 rush, 34 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Vikings 3 3 10 7 23
Broncos 0 7 0 13 20
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton19/30, 182 yds, 1 TD
Gene Washington4 rec, 56 yds, 1 TD
Oscar Reed12 rush, 53 yds, 0 TD
Broncos
Charley Johnson12/22, 164 yds, 1 TD
Rod Sherman5 rec, 93 yds, 0 TD
Floyd Little18 rush, 100 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 0 13 0 10 23
49ers 3 7 0 7 17
Giants
Norm Snead11/16, 129 yds, 0 TD
Ron Johnson3 rec, 42 yds, 0 TD
Ron Johnson23 rush, 83 yds, 1 TD
49ers
John Brodie19/27, 252 yds, 2 TDs
Ted Kwalick6 rec, 126 yds, 0 TD
Ken Willard14 rush, 67 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Falcons 7 0 7 7 21
Saints 14 0 0 0 14
Falcons
Bob Berry16/26, 185 yds, 3 TDs
Ken Burrow4 rec, 69 yds, 1 TD
Joe Profit19 rush, 72 yds, 0 TD
Saints
Archie Manning6/18, 51 yds, 0 TD
Bob Newland3 rec, 30 yds, 0 TD
Archie Manning9 rush, 45 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Jets 7 14 0 20 41
Patriots 0 6 7 0 13
Jets
Joe Namath5/8, 63 yds, 1 TD
Rich Caster2 rec, 36 yds, 1 TD
John Riggins32 rush, 168 yds, 1 TD
Patriots
Jim Plunkett14/26, 148 yds, 0 TD
Josh Ashton6 rec, 51 yds, 0 TD
Carl Garrett9 rush, 71 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bills 3 10 0 3 16
Raiders 0 0 7 21 28
Bills
Dennis Shaw14/21, 125 yds, 1 TD
J.D. Hill3 rec, 52 yds, 1 TD
O.J. Simpson28 rush, 144 yds, 0 TD
Raiders
Daryle Lamonica10/26, 192 yds, 1 TD
Raymond Chester4 rec, 84 yds, 1 TD
Marv Hubbard20 rush, 122 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Oilers 7 0 0 0 7
Steelers 0 10 7 7 24
Oilers
Dan Pastorini10/22, 40 yds, 0 TD
Charlie Joiner3 rec, 24 yds, 0 TD
Robert Holmes13 rush, 67 yds, 0 TD
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw9/19, 70 yds, 1 TD
Frank Lewis3 rec, 19 yds, 1 TD
Franco Harris19 rush, 115 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bears 7 0 3 7 17
Browns 0 0 0 0 0
Bears
Bobby Douglass2/9, 62 yds, 1 TD
Earl Thomas2 rec, 62 yds, 1 TD
Bobby Douglass11 rush, 117 yds, 1 TD
Browns
Mike Phipps9/19, 126 yds, 0 TD
Milt Morin5 rec, 86 yds, 0 TD
Mike Phipps6 rush, 26 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 15, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Rams 3 14 10 7 34
Eagles 0 3 0 0 3
Rams
Roman Gabriel11/21, 147 yds, 1 TD
Lance Rentzel4 rec, 73 yds, 0 TD
Willie Ellison10 rush, 50 yds, 1 TD
Eagles
Pete Liske8/18, 91 yds, 0 TD
Harold Jackson5 rec, 90 yds, 0 TD
Larry Watkins3 rush, 13 yds, 0 TD
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Mon, Oct 16, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Packers 0 7 10 7 24
Lions 7 10 3 3 23
Packers
Scott Hunter11/18, 149 yds, 1 TD
MacArthur Lane2 rec, 49 yds, 0 TD
MacArthur Lane21 rush, 89 yds, 0 TD
Lions
Greg Landry9/19, 105 yds, 0 TD
Ron Jessie3 rec, 51 yds, 0 TD
Altie Taylor20 rush, 90 yds, 1 TD
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