1973 NFL Season

The following is a summary of the 1973 National Football League Season.

AFC EAST W L T
Miami 12 2 0
Buffalo 9 5 0
New England 5 9 0
Baltimore 4 10 0
NY Jets 4 10 0
AFC CENTRAL W L T
Cincinnati 10 4 0
Pittsburgh 10 4 0
Cleveland 7 5 2
Houston 1 13 0
AFC WEST W L T
Oakland 9 4 1
Denver 7 5 2
Kansas City 7 5 2
San Diego 2 11 1
NFC EAST W L T
Dallas 10 4 0
Washington 10 4 0
Philadelphia 5 8 1
St. Louis 4 9 1
NY Giants 2 11 1
NFC CENTRAL W L T
Minnesota 12 2 0
Detroit 6 7 1
Green Bay 5 7 2
Chicago 3 11 0
NFC WEST W L T
Los Angeles 12 2 0
Atlanta 9 5 0
New Orleans 5 9 0
San Francisco 5 9 0

Postseason Results

DateGameResult
12/22/1973AFC Divisional Playoff GameMinnesota Vikings 27, Washington Redskins 20
12/22/1973AFC Divisional Playoff GameOakland Raiders 33, Pittsburgh Steelers 14
12/23/1973AFC Divisional Playoff GameMiami Dolphins 34, Cincinnati Bengals 16
12/23/1973NFC Divisional Playoff GameDallas Cowboys 27, Los Angeles Rams 16
12/30/1973AFC Championship GameMiami Dolphins 27, Oakland Raiders 10
12/30/1973NFC Championship GameMinnesota Vikings 27, Dallas Cowboys 10
01/13/1974Super Bowl VIIIMiami Dolphins 24, Minnesota Vikings 7

Statistical Leaders

Passing Yards
Roman Gabriel, Phi3,219
Jim Plunkett, NE2,550
Charley Johnson, Den2,465
Ken Anderson, Cin2,428
Roger Staubach, Dal2,428
Rushing Yards
O.J. Simpson, Buf2,003
John Brockington, GB1,144
Calvin Hill, Dal1,142
Lawrence McCutcheon, LA1,097
Larry Csonka, Mia1,003

Points Scored
David Ray, LA130
Roy Gerela, Pit123
Garo Yepremian, Mia113
Nick Mike-Mayer, Atl112
Tom Dempsey, Phi106
Total Touchdowns
Larry Brown, Was14
Donny Anderson, Stl13
Harold Jackson, LA13
Floyd Little, Den13
O.J. Simpson, Buf12

Draft Results

Pick Team Player Position Birthdate College
1 Houston Oilers John Matuszak DE 10/25/1950 Tampa
2 Baltimore Colts Bert Jones QB 09/07/1951 Louisiana State
3 Philadelphia Eagles Jerry Sisemore OT 07/16/1951 Texas
4 New England Patriots John Hannah OG 04/04/1951 Alabama
5 St. Louis Cardinals Dave Butz DT 06/23/1950 Purdue

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