1971 NFL Season

The following is a summary of the 1971 National Football League Season.

AFC EASTWLT
Miami1031
Baltimore1040
New England680
NY Jets680
Buffalo1130
AFC CENTWLT
Cleveland950
Pittsburgh680
Houston491
Cincinnati4100
AFC WESTWLT
Kansas City1031
Oakland842
San Diego680
Denver491
NFC EASTWLT
Dallas1130
Washington941
Philadelphia671
St. Louis491
NY Giants4100
NFC CENTWLT
Minnesota1130
Detroit761
Chicago680
Green Bay482
NFC WESTWLT
San Francisco950
Los Angeles851
Atlanta761
New Orleans482

1971 NFL Postseason

DateGameResult
12/25/711971 NFC Divisional Playoff GameDAL 20 @ MIN 12
12/25/711971 AFC Divisional Playoff GameMIA 27 @ KC 24
12/26/711971 AFC Divisional Playoff GameBAL 20 @ CLE 3
12/26/711971 NFC Divisional Playoff GameWAS 20 @ SF 24
01/02/721971 NFC Championship GameSF 3 @ DAL 14
01/02/721971 AFC Championship GameBAL 0 @ MIA 21
01/16/72Super Bowl VIDAL 24 @ MIA 3

Statistical Leaders

Passing Yards
John Hadl, SD3,075
John Brodie, SF2,642
Fran Tarkenton, NYG2,567
Len Dawson, KC2,504
Bill Nelsen, Cle2,319
Rushing Yards
Floyd Little, Den1,133
John Brockington, GB1,105
Larry Csonka, Mia1,051
Steve Owens, Det1,035
Willie Ellison, LA1,000

Draft Results

PickTeamPlayerPosCollege
1NEJim PlunkettQBStanford
2NOArchie ManningQBMississippi
3HOUDan PastoriniQBSanta Clara
4BUFJ.D. HillWRArizona State
5PHIRichard HarrisDEGrambling

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