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1976 NFL Week 1 Leaders and Scores


Week 1 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Mike Phipps 1976-09-12 CLE NYJ W, 38-17 11 15 100 3 0 130.6
Bert Jones 1976-09-12 BAL @ NWE W, 27-13 17 23 190 2 0 127.1
Joe Ferguson 1976-09-13 BUF MIA L, 21-30 13 28 282 3 0 118.5
Fran Tarkenton 1976-09-12 MIN @ NOR W, 40-9 15 23 221 1 0 111.0
Jim Plunkett 1976-09-12 SFO @ GNB W, 26-14 8 12 120 2 1 104.2
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Week 1 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Dave Casper 1976-09-12 OAK PIT W, 31-28 7 124 2
Sam McCullum 1976-09-12 SEA STL L, 24-30 4 112 2
John Holland 1976-09-13 BUF MIA L, 21-30 2 111 2
Chuck Foreman 1976-09-12 MIN @ NOR W, 40-9 7 106 0
Walker Gillette 1976-09-12 NYG @ WAS L, 17-19 5 105 1
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Week 1 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Ronnie Coleman 1976-09-12 HOU TAM W, 20-0 25 142 0
Jim Otis 1976-09-12 STL @ SEA W, 30-24 27 140 1
Greg Pruitt 1976-09-12 CLE NYJ W, 38-17 17 124 0
Delvin Williams 1976-09-12 SFO @ GNB W, 26-14 25 121 2
Lawrence McCutcheon 1976-09-12 RAM @ ATL W, 30-14 26 115 0
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Week 1 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Jackie Wallace 1976-09-12 BAL @ NWE W, 27-13 0 0 3 73 0 0 0.0 0
Monte Jackson 1976-09-12 RAM @ ATL W, 30-14 0 0 2 66 1 0 0.0 0
Ken Houston 1976-09-12 WAS NYG W, 19-17 0 0 2 12 0 0 0.0 0
Glen Edwards 1976-09-12 PIT @ OAK L, 28-31 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
Johnnie Gray 1976-09-12 GNB SFO L, 14-26 0 0 1 15 1 0 0.0 0
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Week 1 Boxscores


Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 3 7 0 7 17
Redskins 0 3 9 7 19
Giants
Craig Morton13/26, 228 yds, 2 TDs
Walker Gillette5 rec, 105 yds, 1 TD
Larry Csonka23 rush, 78 yds, 0 TD
Redskins
Billy Kilmer17/35, 257 yds, 2 TDs
Frank Grant4 rec, 82 yds, 1 TD
Mike Thomas17 rush, 56 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Jets 10 0 0 7 17
Browns 0 21 10 7 38
Jets
Joe Namath15/31, 137 yds, 0 TD
Ed Marinaro3 rec, 40 yds, 0 TD
Steve Davis8 rush, 36 yds, 1 TD
Browns
Mike Phipps11/15, 100 yds, 3 TDs
Greg Pruitt4 rec, 51 yds, 0 TD
Greg Pruitt17 rush, 124 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Colts 3 14 3 7 27
Patriots 3 3 0 7 13
Colts
Bert Jones17/23, 190 yds, 2 TDs
Lydell Mitchell6 rec, 72 yds, 0 TD
Lydell Mitchell18 rush, 73 yds, 1 TD
Patriots
Steve Grogan12/22, 179 yds, 0 TD
Andy Johnson1 rec, 53 yds, 0 TD
Sam Cunningham14 rush, 56 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Eagles 0 0 0 7 7
Cowboys 6 14 7 0 27
Eagles
Mike Boryla14/31, 152 yds, 1 TD
Harold Carmichael2 rec, 43 yds, 0 TD
Mike Hogan7 rush, 37 yds, 0 TD
Cowboys
Roger Staubach19/28, 242 yds, 2 TDs
Golden Richards3 rec, 73 yds, 1 TD
Scott Laidlaw19 rush, 104 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 3 10 10 7 30
Seahawks 3 0 7 14 24
Cardinals
Jim Hart15/23, 180 yds, 2 TDs
Mel Gray3 rec, 59 yds, 0 TD
Jim Otis27 rush, 140 yds, 1 TD
Seahawks
Jim Zorn17/37, 292 yds, 2 TDs
Sam McCullum4 rec, 112 yds, 2 TDs
Andy Bolton12 rush, 37 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Steelers 0 7 7 14 28
Raiders 0 7 0 24 31
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw15/27, 253 yds, 1 TD
John Stallworth6 rec, 94 yds, 0 TD
Rocky Bleier20 rush, 73 yds, 1 TD
Raiders
Ken Stabler21/38, 342 yds, 3 TDs
Dave Casper7 rec, 124 yds, 2 TDs
Pete Banaszak10 rush, 41 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Broncos 0 0 7 0 7
Bengals 0 0 3 14 17
Broncos
Steve Ramsey7/22, 97 yds, 0 TD
Haven Moses2 rec, 43 yds, 0 TD
Otis Armstrong24 rush, 96 yds, 1 TD
Bengals
Ken Anderson17/25, 147 yds, 2 TDs
Chip Myers5 rec, 88 yds, 1 TD
Boobie Clark10 rush, 47 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Rams 0 6 7 17 30
Falcons 0 7 0 7 14
Rams
Ron Jaworski7/15, 90 yds, 1 TD
Ron Jessie2 rec, 71 yds, 1 TD
Lawrence McCutcheon26 rush, 115 yds, 0 TD
Falcons
Steve Bartkowski16/33, 193 yds, 1 TD
Bubba Bean3 rec, 61 yds, 1 TD
Haskel Stanback5 rush, 29 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Lions 0 3 0 0 3
Bears 0 0 7 3 10
Lions
Joe Reed11/23, 91 yds, 0 TD
Ray Jarvis4 rec, 85 yds, 0 TD
Horace King15 rush, 57 yds, 0 TD
Bears
Bob Avellini7/16, 120 yds, 0 TD
Greg Latta2 rec, 87 yds, 0 TD
Walter Payton25 rush, 70 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chargers 6 7 14 3 30
Chiefs 6 10 0 0 16
Chargers
Dan Fouts17/30, 205 yds, 2 TDs
Charlie Joiner4 rec, 59 yds, 1 TD
Rickey Young14 rush, 76 yds, 1 TD
Chiefs
Mike Livingston20/34, 236 yds, 2 TDs
Billy Masters4 rec, 79 yds, 1 TD
Woody Green12 rush, 62 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
49ers 0 13 6 7 26
Packers 7 0 0 7 14
49ers
Jim Plunkett8/12, 120 yds, 2 TDs
Willie McGee3 rec, 60 yds, 2 TDs
Delvin Williams25 rush, 121 yds, 2 TDs
Packers
Lynn Dickey14/36, 149 yds, 0 TD
Ollie Smith2 rec, 42 yds, 0 TD
Willard Harrell16 rush, 43 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Vikings 13 17 7 3 40
Saints 0 3 6 0 9
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton15/23, 221 yds, 1 TD
Chuck Foreman7 rec, 106 yds, 0 TD
Robert Miller11 rush, 57 yds, 0 TD
Saints
Bobby Scott10/26, 109 yds, 0 TD
Don Herrmann5 rec, 76 yds, 0 TD
Mike Strachan6 rush, 19 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 12, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Buccaneers 0 0 0 0 0
Oilers 0 7 3 10 20
Buccaneers
Steve Spurrier8/21, 90 yds, 0 TD
John McKay3 rec, 49 yds, 0 TD
Essex Johnson5 rush, 15 yds, 0 TD
Oilers
Dan Pastorini17/27, 194 yds, 2 TDs
Ken Burrough5 rec, 92 yds, 1 TD
Ronnie Coleman25 rush, 142 yds, 0 TD
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Mon, Sep 13, 1976
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Dolphins 7 10 10 3 30
Bills 0 14 0 7 21
Dolphins
Bob Griese13/21, 199 yds, 1 TD
Nat Moore6 rec, 94 yds, 1 TD
Norm Bulaich19 rush, 107 yds, 0 TD
Bills
Joe Ferguson13/28, 282 yds, 3 TDs
John Holland2 rec, 111 yds, 2 TDs
Vic Washington19 rush, 56 yds, 0 TD
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