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What Happened On Wednesday Oct 6, 1974 In NFL


1974 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
Ken Anderson QB Bengals 17.75
Otis Armstrong RB Broncos 16.64
Cliff Branch WR Raiders 9.47
Riley Odoms TE Broncos 5.03
Chester Marcol K Packers 6.71
There were 12 regular season games played on Oct 6, 1974. The closest game was a 2 point victory for the Minnesota Vikings over the Dallas Cowboys and the largest margin of victory was 39 points by the New England Patriots over the Baltimore Colts. The top fantasy performance on this date was Clarence Davis with 27.70 points against the Cleveland Browns. The top fantasy performance ever on this date was Tony Romo who had 41.00 points on 2013-10-06 00:00:00.000000, against the Denver Broncos.

There were 2 players born on this date: Tebucky Jones and Jim Bundren, and 72 total players who share this birthday including: Mal Bleecker, Al Kaporch and Roy Huggins.

The pro football champion in 1974 was the Pittsburgh Steelers who defeated the Minnesota Vikings in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: Ken Anderson (pass yds), Otis Armstrong (rush yds) and Cliff Branch (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '74 were Ken Anderson, Otis Armstrong, Don Woods, Sam Cunningham and Fran Tarkenton and the top fantasy games were: Bert Jones with 39.75 pts against the New York Jets, Otis Armstrong with 37.25 pts against the Houston Oilers and Ken Anderson with 33.50 pts against the Cleveland Browns.

The top pick in the 1974 draft was Too Tall Jones by the Dallas Cowboys, and the 1974 Hall of Fame Class Members were Lou Groza, Bill George, Tony Canadeo and Night Train Lane.
Pro Football Players Born on Oct 6, 1974
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Tebucky Jones DB .00 1998 - 2006
Jim Bundren OL .00 1998 - 2002
Players Who Share This Birthday (Oct 6)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Mal BleeckerOL 1930
Al KaporchLB 1943 - 1945
Roy HugginsRB 1944
Ray EbliDL 1942 - 1947
Alex WizbickiDB 1947 - 1950
Bus MertesDB 1945 - 1949
Len MasiniLB 1947 - 1948
Bob FenimoreDB 1947
Wayne HansenOL 1950 - 1960
Les RichterLB 1954 - 1962
Larry BarnesRB 1957 - 1960
Ray ArmstrongDL 1960
Russell WaytLB 1965
Fred HeronDL 1966 - 1972
Sherman WhiteDL 1972 - 1983
Jan WhiteTE 1971 - 1972
Ken PayneWR 1974 - 1978
Wayne MosleyRB 1974
Calvin O'NealLB 1978
Tony DungyDB 1977 - 1979
Mike HuntLB 1978 - 1980
Jimmy CefaloWR 1978 - 1984
Terry Jones
Dennis EdwardsDL 1987
Albert LewisDB 1983 - 1998
Bubba ParisOL 1983 - 1991
Mike HaightOL 1986 - 1992
Jeffery DaleDB 1985 - 1988
Sam SealeDB 1984 - 1993
John BosticDB 1985 - 1987
Napoleon McCallumRB 1986 - 1994
Paul JettonOL 1989 - 1993
Louis CheekOL 1988 - 1991
Greg RichardsonWR 1987 - 1988
Rudy Harmon
Joe MottLB 1989 - 1993
Ken WillisK 1990 - 1992
Basil Proctor
Jimmie JohnsonWR 1989 - 1998
Walter WilsonWR 1990 - 1992
Joe Johnson
Chris HudsonDB 1995 - 2001
J.J. StokesWR 1995 - 2003
Tebucky JonesDB 1998 - 2006
Jim BundrenOL 1998 - 2002
Joel MakovickaRB 1999 - 2002
Jon HaskinsLB 1998 - 1999
Tay CodyDB 2001 - 2003
Sylvester MorrisWR 2000 - 2003
Chris WattonOL
Ike CharltonDB 2000 - 2003
Correll BuckhalterRB 2001 - 2010
Kevin LewisLB 2000 - 2005
Richard SeymourDL 2001 - 2012
Nick DavisWR 2002 - 2003
Rod BabersDB 2003 - 2004
Tyler ReedOL 2006 - 2009
Brandon JonesWR 2005 - 2010
Larry BirdineDL 2007 - 2008
Reggie BallWR 2008
Nick PolkDB 2010 - 2011
Richard QuinnTE 2008 - 2012
Cody GlennLB 2008 - 2011
Randall HuntOL
Dontavia BoganWR 2011
Patrick HillRB
Bryan AngerP 2012 - 2017
Andrew QuarlessTE 2010 - 2016
Jamari LattimoreLB 2011 - 2015
Chris MatthewsWR 2014 - 2017
Lawrence OkoyeDL 2013
Brock HekkingLB 2015 - 2016
1974 Pro Football Champion
1974 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals Passing Yds 2,667
Ken Stabler Oakland Raiders Passing Tds 26
Otis Armstrong Denver Broncos Rushing Yds 1,407
Tom Sullivan Philadelphia Eagles Rushing Tds 11
Cliff Branch Oakland Raiders Receiving Yds 1,092
Cliff Branch Oakland Raiders Receiving Tds 13
Lydell Mitchell Baltimore Colts Receptions 72
Chester Marcol Green Bay Packers FGs Made 25
George Blanda Oakland Raiders XPs Made 44
1974 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
Ken Anderson QB Bengals 17.75
Otis Armstrong RB Broncos 16.64
Don Woods RB Chargers 16.50
Sam Cunningham RB Patriots 15.78
Fran Tarkenton QB Vikings 15.76
1974 Top Fantasy Games
1974 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
Too Tall Jones DL Dallas Cowboys Tennessee State
1974 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
Lou Groza Player
Bill George Player
Tony Canadeo Player
Night Train Lane Player
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