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What Happened On Wednesday Nov 6, 1977 In NFL


1977 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
Roger Staubach QB Cowboys 15.72
Walter Payton RB Bears 21.05
Steve Largent WR Seahawks 6.58
Henry Childs TE Saints 6.15
Errol Mann K Raiders 7.07
There were 13 regular season games played on Nov 6, 1977. The closest game was a 3 point victory for the Cincinnati Bengals over the Cleveland Browns and the largest margin of victory was 47 points by the Houston Oilers over the Chicago Bears. The top fantasy performance on this date was Wayne Morris with 31.20 points against the Minnesota Vikings. The top fantasy performance ever on this date was LaDainian Tomlinson who had 37.00 points on 2005-11-06 00:00:00.000000, against the New York Jets.

There was 1 player born on this date: Shane Elam, and 86 total players who share this birthday including: Bullet Baker, Frank Hertz and Ed McEvoy.

The pro football champion in 1977 was the Dallas Cowboys who defeated the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: Joe Ferguson (pass yds), Walter Payton (rush yds) and Drew Pearson (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '77 were Walter Payton, Roger Staubach, Joe Ferguson, Jim Zorn and Terry Bradshaw and the top fantasy games were: Walter Payton with 38.65 pts against the Kansas City Chiefs, Wayne Morris with 34.85 pts against the New Orleans Saints and Walter Payton with 34.65 pts against the New Orleans Saints.

The top pick in the 1977 draft was Ricky Bell by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the 1977 Hall of Fame Class Members were Forrest Gregg, Frank Gifford, Bart Starr, Bill Willis and Gale Sayers.
Pro Football Players Born on Nov 6, 1977
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Shane Elam LB .00 2001
Players Who Share This Birthday (Nov 6)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Bullet BakerRB 1927 - 1931
Frank HertzDL 1926
Ed McEvoyRB 1926
Porter LainhartDB 1933
Ed MatesicDB 1934 - 1936
John DoehringRB 1932 - 1937
Rudy GollombOL 1936
Ave DaniellOL 1937
Monte MerkelOL 1943
Johnny PingelDB 1939
Jimmy GermanDB 1939 - 1940
Lou RymkusDL 1943 - 1951
John NaiotiRB 1942 - 1945
Ed JeffersOL 1947
Andy CverckoOL 1960 - 1963
Ernie WrightOL 1960 - 1972
Ron Vander KelenQB 1963 - 1967
Darrell LesterRB 1964 - 1966
Gary KronerDB 1965 - 1967
Ralph HeckLB 1963 - 1971
Johnnie RobinsonDB 1966 - 1967
Dean BrownDB 1969 - 1970
Roger FinnieOL 1969 - 1979
Dick EnderleOL 1969 - 1976
Jim ThrowerDB 1970 - 1974
Joe OrdunaRB 1971 - 1974
Darrell AustinOL 1975 - 1980
Gary Sheide
Robert PennywellLB 1977 - 1980
George Plasketes
Keith Van HorneOL 1981 - 1993
Steve PotterLB 1981 - 1984
Mark HaynesDB 1980 - 1989
Leo WisniewskiDL 1982 - 1984
Gerald RiggsRB 1982 - 1991
Mike LandrumTE 1984
Dallas Cameron
John HuntOL 1984 - 1987
Mark MillerQB 1987
Steve RehageDB 1987
Joe StepanekDL 1987
Brian CareyWR 1987
Erik KramerQB 1987 - 1999
Garrett LimbrickRB 1990 - 1991
Ernest SpearsDB 1990
Dennis BrownDL 1990 - 1996
Alfred WilliamsDL 1991 - 1999
Muhammad Shamsid-Deen
Rich BrahamOL 1994 - 2006
Maa TanuvasaDL 1993 - 2001
Derrick AlexanderWR 1994 - 2002
Anthony BrownOL 1995 - 1999
Taje AllenDB 1997 - 2002
Rob RobertsonRB 1998
Troy HambrickRB 2000 - 2004
Cameron SpikesOL 1999 - 2004
Pat TillmanDB 1998 - 2001
Lamar ChapmanDB 2000 - 2001
Shane ElamLB 2001
Corey JacksonDL 2004
Ainsley BattlesDB 2000 - 2004
Joe MinucciOL 2006
Anthony BryantDL 2005 - 2010
Matt McChesneyDL 2005 - 2009
Vonta LeachRB 2004 - 2013
Ray PerkinsRB 2006
Jonny HarlineTE
Fred EvansDL 2006 - 2013
Scorpio BabersDB
Marcus WestDL
Danny WatkinsOL 2011 - 2013
Jake O'ConnellTE 2008 - 2012
Devin MooreRB 2008 - 2010
J.D. SkolnitskyDL 2008
Devin FrischknechtTE 2008 - 2009
Brandon HarrisonDB 2008
Brandyn HarveyWR 2010
Marquese WheatonDB
Rico McCoyLB 2010
Sean BakerDB 2013 - 2015
Aaron HernandezTE 2010 - 2012
Zach MinterDL 2013
Mycal SwaimDB
Shane CardenQB
Arthur WilliamsWR
Luke JoeckelOL 2013 - 2017
1977 Pro Football Champion
1977 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
Joe Ferguson Buffalo Bills Passing Yds 2,803
Bob Griese Miami Dolphins Passing Tds 22
Walter Payton Chicago Bears Rushing Yds 1,852
Walter Payton Chicago Bears Rushing Tds 14
Drew Pearson Dallas Cowboys Receiving Yds 870
Nat Moore Miami Dolphins Receiving Tds 12
Lydell Mitchell Baltimore Colts Receptions 71
Mark Moseley Washington Redskins FGs Made 21
Efren Herrera Dallas Cowboys XPs Made 39
1977 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
Walter Payton RB Bears 21.05
Roger Staubach QB Cowboys 15.72
Joe Ferguson QB Bills 15.43
Jim Zorn QB Seahawks 15.25
Terry Bradshaw QB Steelers 15.16
1977 Top Fantasy Games
1977 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
Ricky Bell RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers USC
1977 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
Forrest Gregg Player
Frank Gifford Player
Bart Starr Player
Bill Willis Player
Gale Sayers Player
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