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1972 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
Len Dawson 1972-11-05 KAN OAK W, 27-14 10 18 181 3 0 129.9
Virgil Carter 1972-11-05 CIN @ PIT L, 17-40 12 16 156 1 0 126.0
Terry Bradshaw 1972-11-05 PIT CIN W, 40-17 10 20 190 3 0 122.9
Billy Kilmer 1972-11-05 WAS @ NYJ W, 35-17 7 16 222 3 1 104.2
Fran Tarkenton 1972-11-05 MIN NOR W, 37-6 19 26 178 2 1 101.1
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Week 8 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Gene Washington 1972-11-05 SFO @ GNB L, 24-34 6 164 2
Wes Chesson 1972-11-05 ATL @ RAM L, 7-20 7 120 0
Fred Biletnikoff 1972-11-05 OAK @ KAN L, 14-27 10 114 0
John Gilliam 1972-11-05 MIN NOR W, 37-6 5 111 1
Larry Brown 1972-11-05 WAS @ NYJ W, 35-17 3 96 1
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Week 8 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
John Brockington 1972-11-05 GNB SFO W, 34-24 24 133 2
Floyd Little 1972-11-05 DEN @ NYG L, 17-29 14 124 1
Ed Podolak 1972-11-05 KAN OAK W, 27-14 27 115 0
Willie Ellison 1972-11-05 RAM ATL W, 20-7 27 114 1
Mercury Morris 1972-11-05 MIA @ BUF W, 30-16 11 106 2
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Week 8 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Chris Hanburger 1972-11-05 WAS @ NYJ W, 35-17 0 0 2 53 1 0 0.0 0
Ken Ellis 1972-11-05 GNB SFO W, 34-24 0 0 1 35 1 0 0.0 0
Jim Files 1972-11-05 NYG DEN W, 29-17 0 0 1 37 1 0 0.0 0
Tony Greene 1972-11-05 BUF MIA L, 16-30 0 0 1 39 1 0 0.0 0
Jeff Wright 1972-11-05 MIN NOR W, 37-6 0 0 2 31 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 8 Boxscores


Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Broncos 0 0 10 7 17
Giants 6 13 0 10 29
Broncos
Charley Johnson11/24, 126 yds, 0 TD
Rod Sherman3 rec, 53 yds, 0 TD
Floyd Little14 rush, 124 yds, 1 TD
Giants
Norm Snead12/24, 178 yds, 1 TD
Rich Houston4 rec, 74 yds, 0 TD
Ron Johnson25 rush, 92 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Dolphins 10 6 7 7 30
Bills 6 7 3 0 16
Dolphins
Earl Morrall5/14, 89 yds, 1 TD
Marv Fleming2 rec, 38 yds, 1 TD
Mercury Morris11 rush, 106 yds, 2 TDs
Bills
Dennis Shaw12/23, 125 yds, 1 TD
J.D. Hill4 rec, 55 yds, 0 TD
O.J. Simpson13 rush, 45 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Falcons 0 7 0 0 7
Rams 7 3 7 3 20
Falcons
Bob Berry11/20, 164 yds, 1 TD
Wes Chesson7 rec, 120 yds, 0 TD
Dave Hampton18 rush, 78 yds, 0 TD
Rams
Roman Gabriel8/11, 93 yds, 0 TD
Lance Rentzel3 rec, 46 yds, 0 TD
Willie Ellison27 rush, 114 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Saints 0 0 3 3 6
Vikings 7 13 7 10 37
Saints
Archie Manning19/35, 155 yds, 0 TD
Danny Abramowicz5 rec, 50 yds, 0 TD
Archie Manning9 rush, 73 yds, 0 TD
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton19/26, 178 yds, 2 TDs
John Gilliam5 rec, 111 yds, 1 TD
Oscar Reed16 rush, 93 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bears 0 0 0 0 0
Lions 7 7 0 0 14
Bears
Bobby Douglass4/12, 55 yds, 0 TD
Don Shy1 rec, 24 yds, 0 TD
Bobby Douglass7 rush, 52 yds, 0 TD
Lions
Greg Landry12/22, 142 yds, 0 TD
Charlie Sanders6 rec, 76 yds, 0 TD
Greg Landry8 rush, 71 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Oilers 0 0 0 0 0
Browns 3 0 3 14 20
Oilers
Dan Pastorini7/14, 68 yds, 0 TD
Fred Willis7 rec, 64 yds, 0 TD
Paul Robinson15 rush, 77 yds, 0 TD
Browns
Mike Phipps9/20, 152 yds, 0 TD
Milt Morin3 rec, 70 yds, 0 TD
Leroy Kelly19 rush, 72 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bengals 0 0 14 3 17
Steelers 10 16 7 7 40
Bengals
Virgil Carter12/16, 156 yds, 1 TD
Doug Dressler6 rec, 80 yds, 0 TD
Doug Dressler16 rush, 89 yds, 0 TD
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw10/20, 190 yds, 3 TDs
Frank Lewis3 rec, 87 yds, 2 TDs
Franco Harris15 rush, 101 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Raiders 0 0 7 7 14
Chiefs 0 17 3 7 27
Raiders
Ken Stabler14/23, 167 yds, 1 TD
Fred Biletnikoff10 rec, 114 yds, 0 TD
Charlie Smith8 rush, 30 yds, 0 TD
Chiefs
Len Dawson10/18, 181 yds, 3 TDs
Otis Taylor3 rec, 51 yds, 0 TD
Ed Podolak27 rush, 115 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
49ers 7 0 3 14 24
Packers 7 7 10 10 34
49ers
Steve Spurrier19/37, 315 yds, 2 TDs
Gene Washington6 rec, 164 yds, 2 TDs
Vic Washington11 rush, 13 yds, 1 TD
Packers
Scott Hunter6/16, 151 yds, 1 TD
Carroll Dale3 rec, 63 yds, 0 TD
John Brockington24 rush, 133 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 0 6 0 0 6
Eagles 3 0 0 3 6
Cardinals
Tim Van Galder7/14, 106 yds, 0 TD
Donny Anderson2 rec, 36 yds, 0 TD
Johnny Roland12 rush, 77 yds, 0 TD
Eagles
Pete Liske16/26, 222 yds, 0 TD
Kent Kramer4 rec, 72 yds, 0 TD
Tony Baker15 rush, 49 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Redskins 7 14 7 7 35
Jets 7 3 0 7 17
Redskins
Billy Kilmer7/16, 222 yds, 3 TDs
Larry Brown3 rec, 96 yds, 1 TD
Larry Brown16 rush, 48 yds, 0 TD
Jets
Joe Namath15/28, 148 yds, 1 TD
Rich Caster5 rec, 70 yds, 0 TD
John Riggins20 rush, 85 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Nov 5, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cowboys 10 14 7 3 34
Chargers 0 0 7 21 28
Cowboys
Craig Morton15/21, 161 yds, 1 TD
Ron Sellers3 rec, 79 yds, 0 TD
Walt Garrison13 rush, 44 yds, 1 TD
Chargers
John Hadl11/26, 211 yds, 4 TDs
Chuck Dicus4 rec, 77 yds, 2 TDs
Mike Garrett17 rush, 88 yds, 0 TD
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Mon, Nov 6, 1972
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Colts 7 3 14 0 24
Patriots 3 0 7 7 17
Colts
Marty Domres10/19, 89 yds, 1 TD
Tom Mitchell3 rec, 34 yds, 1 TD
Don McCauley22 rush, 70 yds, 0 TD
Patriots
Jim Plunkett18/29, 179 yds, 0 TD
Carl Garrett8 rec, 62 yds, 0 TD
Carl Garrett21 rush, 65 yds, 1 TD
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