1981 Week Summaries

  • Weekly leaders, boxscores, & previews

1981 Week 1

Sep 5, 1981
Minnesota Vikings 13
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21  
PassYds Dils-MIN 361
RushYds Brown-MIN 79
RecYds White-MIN 92
Sep 6, 1981
San Francisco 49ers 17
Detroit Lions 24  
PassYds Danielson-DET 196
RushYds Patton-SFO 72
RecYds Solomon-SFO 94
Sep 6, 1981
Seattle Seahawks 21
Cincinnati Bengals 27  
PassYds Zorn-SEA 230
RushYds Johnson-CIN 84
RecYds Largent-SEA 114
Sep 6, 1981
Kansas City Chiefs 37
Pittsburgh Steelers 33  
PassYds Bradshaw-PIT 319
RushYds Harris-PIT 70
RecYds Stallworth-PIT 107
Sep 6, 1981
Dallas Cowboys 26
Washington Redskins 10  
PassYds Theismann-WAS 281
RushYds Dorsett-DAL 132
RecYds Washington-WAS 124
Sep 6, 1981
Miami Dolphins 20
St. Louis Cardinals 7  
PassYds Woodley-MIA 178
RushYds Anderson-STL 52
RecYds Cefalo-MIA 90
Sep 6, 1981
New Orleans Saints 0
Atlanta Falcons 27  
PassYds Bartkowski-ATL 154
RushYds Andrews-ATL 86
RecYds Chandler-NOR 117
Sep 6, 1981
Philadelphia Eagles 24
New York Giants 10  
PassYds Simms-NYG 241
RushYds Montgomery-PHI 84
RecYds Taylor-NYG 62
Sep 6, 1981
Baltimore Colts 29
New England Patriots 28  
PassYds Grogan-NWE 261
RushYds McMillan-BAL 146
RecYds Hasselbeck-NWE 111
Sep 6, 1981
Green Bay Packers 16
Chicago Bears 9  
PassYds Evans-CHI 185
RushYds Ellis-GNB 94
RecYds Lofton-GNB 84
Sep 6, 1981
Oakland Raiders 7
Denver Broncos 9  
PassYds Morton-DEN 194
RushYds Preston-DEN 87
RecYds Upchurch-DEN 64
Sep 6, 1981
New York Jets 0
Buffalo Bills 31  
PassYds Ferguson-BUF 254
RushYds Cribbs-BUF 61
RecYds Butler-BUF 123
Sep 6, 1981
Houston Oilers 27
Los Angeles Rams 20  
PassYds Stabler-HOU 169
RushYds Campbell-HOU 122
RecYds Tyler-RAM 90
Sep 7, 1981
San Diego Chargers 44
Cleveland Browns 14  
PassYds Sipe-CLE 375
RushYds Muncie-SDG 161
RecYds Joiner-SDG 191

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