1981 NFL Season

The following is a summary of the 1981 National Football League Season.

AFC EASTWLT
Miami1141
NY Jets1051
Buffalo1060
Baltimore2140
New England2140
AFC CENTWLT
Cincinnati1240
Pittsburgh880
Houston790
Cleveland5110
AFC WESTWLT
San Diego1060
Denver1060
Kansas City970
Oakland790
Seattle6100
NFC EASTWLT
Dallas1240
Philadelphia1060
NY Giants970
Washington880
St. Louis790
NFC CENTWLT
Tampa Bay970
Detroit880
Green Bay880
Minnesota790
Chicago6100
NFC WESTWLT
San Francisco1330
Atlanta790
Los Angeles6100
New Orleans4120

1981 NFL Postseason

DateGameResult
12/27/811981 AFC Wild Card GameBUF 31 @ NYJ 27
12/27/811981 NFC Wild Card GameNYG 27 @ PHI 21
01/02/821981 NFC Divisional Playoff GameTB 0 @ DAL 38
01/02/821981 AFC Divisional Playoff GameSD 41 @ MIA 38
01/03/821981 AFC Divisional Playoff GameBUF 21 @ CIN 28
01/03/821981 NFC Divisional Playoff GameNYG 24 @ SF 38
01/10/821981 AFC Championship GameSD 7 @ CIN 27
01/10/821981 NFC Championship GameDAL 27 @ SF 28
01/24/82Super Bowl XVISF 26 @ CIN 21

Statistical Leaders

Passing Yards
Dan Fouts, SD4,802
Tommy Kramer, Min3,912
Brian Sipe, Cle3,876
Steve Bartkowski, Atl3,829
Ken Anderson, Cin3,754
Rushing Yards
George Rogers, NO1,674
Tony Dorsett, Dal1,646
Billy Sims, Det1,437
Wilbert Montgomery, Phi1,402
Ottis Anderson, Stl1,376

Team Statistics

Team Offense
San Diego Chargers421.5
Cincinnati Bengals373.0
Detroit Lions370.8
Team Defense
Philadelphia Eagles277.9
San Francisco 49ers297.7
New York Giants301.6
Points Per Game
San Diego Chargers29.9
Atlanta Falcons26.6
Cincinnati Bengals26.3
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