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1973 NFL Week 1 Leaders and Scores


Week 1 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Dick Shiner 1973-09-16 ATL @ NOR W, 62-7 13 15 227 3 0 158.3
Pete Beathard 1973-09-16 KAN RAM L, 13-23 15 20 198 2 0 139.2
Billy Kilmer 1973-09-16 WAS SDG W, 38-0 10 18 129 2 0 115.3
Scott Hunter 1973-09-17 GNB NYJ W, 23-7 6 13 107 1 0 100.5
Terry Bradshaw 1973-09-16 PIT DET W, 24-10 15 23 154 2 1 95.2
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Week 1 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Ron Jessie 1973-09-16 DET @ PIT L, 10-24 3 131 1
Jim Mitchell 1973-09-16 ATL @ NOR W, 62-7 7 111 0
Mike Siani 1973-09-16 OAK @ MIN L, 16-24 6 111 0
Jerome Barkum 1973-09-17 NYJ @ GNB L, 7-23 5 96 0
John Gilliam 1973-09-16 MIN OAK W, 24-16 4 90 1
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Week 1 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
O.J. Simpson 1973-09-16 BUF @ NWE W, 31-13 29 250 2
Jim Bertelsen 1973-09-16 RAM @ KAN W, 23-13 28 143 0
Terry Metcalf 1973-09-16 STL @ PHI W, 34-23 16 133 0
Calvin Hill 1973-09-16 DAL @ CHI W, 20-17 31 130 0
Lawrence McCutcheon 1973-09-16 RAM @ KAN W, 23-13 21 120 0
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Week 1 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Tom Hayes 1973-09-16 ATL @ NOR W, 62-7 0 0 2 81 1 0 0.0 0
Clarence Scott 1973-09-16 CLE BAL W, 24-14 0 0 1 45 1 0 0.0 0
Ken Houston 1973-09-16 WAS SDG W, 38-0 0 0 2 22 0 0 0.0 0
Jim Tolbert 1973-09-16 STL @ PHI W, 34-23 0 0 1 8 0 0 0.0 0
Mel Blount 1973-09-16 PIT DET W, 24-10 0 0 1 14 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 1 Boxscores


Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Lions 0 0 10 0 10
Steelers 0 3 7 14 24
Lions
Greg Landry11/27, 219 yds, 1 TD
Ron Jessie3 rec, 131 yds, 1 TD
Greg Landry8 rush, 65 yds, 0 TD
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw15/23, 154 yds, 2 TDs
Barry Pearson6 rec, 58 yds, 0 TD
John Fuqua26 rush, 100 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Falcons 0 24 21 17 62
Saints 0 0 7 0 7
Falcons
Dick Shiner13/15, 227 yds, 3 TDs
Jim Mitchell7 rec, 111 yds, 0 TD
Dave Hampton19 rush, 104 yds, 0 TD
Saints
Archie Manning5/13, 62 yds, 1 TD
Bob Newland2 rec, 48 yds, 0 TD
Jess Phillips8 rush, 58 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Oilers 0 0 14 0 14
Giants 6 21 0 7 34
Oilers
Dan Pastorini8/17, 74 yds, 2 TDs
Ken Burrough1 rec, 49 yds, 1 TD
Bob Gresham14 rush, 75 yds, 0 TD
Giants
Norm Snead17/29, 162 yds, 1 TD
Bob Tucker6 rec, 74 yds, 0 TD
Ron Johnson24 rush, 96 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bills 7 3 7 14 31
Patriots 6 0 7 0 13
Bills
Dennis Shaw7/9, 109 yds, 0 TD
Bob Chandler3 rec, 44 yds, 0 TD
O.J. Simpson29 rush, 250 yds, 2 TDs
Patriots
Jim Plunkett16/27, 226 yds, 0 TD
Josh Ashton2 rec, 55 yds, 0 TD
Sam Cunningham12 rush, 53 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Raiders 0 13 3 0 16
Vikings 10 0 7 7 24
Raiders
Daryle Lamonica13/30, 183 yds, 0 TD
Mike Siani6 rec, 111 yds, 0 TD
Clarence Davis12 rush, 73 yds, 0 TD
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton13/31, 187 yds, 2 TDs
John Gilliam4 rec, 90 yds, 1 TD
Fran Tarkenton6 rush, 27 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bengals 0 3 7 0 10
Broncos 14 7 0 7 28
Bengals
Ken Anderson18/36, 217 yds, 0 TD
Essex Johnson4 rec, 52 yds, 0 TD
Essex Johnson11 rush, 90 yds, 1 TD
Broncos
Charley Johnson11/25, 190 yds, 0 TD
Jerry Simmons3 rec, 50 yds, 0 TD
Floyd Little22 rush, 82 yds, 3 TDs
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Rams 6 14 3 0 23
Chiefs 0 0 0 13 13
Rams
John Hadl8/10, 99 yds, 2 TDs
Lawrence McCutcheon3 rec, 53 yds, 1 TD
Jim Bertelsen28 rush, 143 yds, 0 TD
Chiefs
Pete Beathard15/20, 198 yds, 2 TDs
Otis Taylor4 rec, 83 yds, 0 TD
Wendell Hayes3 rush, 12 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Colts 0 7 7 0 14
Browns 7 10 7 0 24
Colts
Bert Jones6/22, 56 yds, 1 TD
Cotton Speyrer1 rec, 33 yds, 1 TD
Don Nottingham16 rush, 64 yds, 0 TD
Browns
Mike Phipps12/26, 150 yds, 2 TDs
Fair Hooker5 rec, 62 yds, 0 TD
Mike Phipps7 rush, 55 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chargers 0 0 0 0 0
Redskins 21 0 7 10 38
Chargers
Johnny Unitas6/17, 55 yds, 0 TD
Gary Garrison2 rec, 36 yds, 0 TD
Cid Edwards14 rush, 63 yds, 0 TD
Redskins
Billy Kilmer10/18, 129 yds, 2 TDs
Charley Taylor3 rec, 60 yds, 1 TD
Duane Thomas12 rush, 30 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 21 3 0 10 34
Eagles 3 3 10 7 23
Cardinals
Jim Hart17/29, 203 yds, 2 TDs
Mel Gray7 rec, 67 yds, 1 TD
Terry Metcalf16 rush, 133 yds, 0 TD
Eagles
Roman Gabriel22/37, 162 yds, 2 TDs
Harold Carmichael5 rec, 51 yds, 1 TD
Tom Sullivan13 rush, 54 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
49ers 3 7 3 0 13
Dolphins 3 3 0 15 21
49ers
Steve Spurrier6/18, 65 yds, 0 TD
Vic Washington8 rec, 57 yds, 0 TD
Vic Washington14 rush, 55 yds, 1 TD
Dolphins
Bob Griese11/24, 108 yds, 1 TD
Paul Warfield4 rec, 39 yds, 1 TD
Larry Csonka22 rush, 104 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cowboys 0 17 0 3 20
Bears 3 0 7 7 17
Cowboys
Roger Staubach9/22, 91 yds, 2 TDs
Calvin Hill4 rec, 28 yds, 0 TD
Calvin Hill31 rush, 130 yds, 0 TD
Bears
Bobby Douglass6/13, 52 yds, 0 TD
Jim Harrison4 rec, 30 yds, 0 TD
Jim Harrison16 rush, 70 yds, 0 TD
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Mon, Sep 17, 1973
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Jets 0 0 0 7 7
Packers 3 10 3 7 23
Jets
Joe Namath16/33, 203 yds, 0 TD
Jerome Barkum5 rec, 96 yds, 0 TD
Emerson Boozer7 rush, 59 yds, 0 TD
Packers
Scott Hunter6/13, 107 yds, 1 TD
MacArthur Lane2 rec, 32 yds, 0 TD
John Brockington21 rush, 73 yds, 1 TD
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