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What Happened On Wednesday Dec 6, 1970 In NFL


1970 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
John Brodie QB 49ers 16.71
Ron Johnson RB Giants 14.22
Gene Washington WR 49ers 9.77
Jerry Smith TE Redskins 6.12
Fred Cox K Vikings 8.93
There were 11 regular season games played on Dec 6, 1970. The closest game was a 1 point victory for the Oakland Raiders over the New York Jets and the largest margin of victory was 34 points by the Dallas Cowboys over the Washington Redskins. The top fantasy performance on this date was Ed Podolak with 20.30 points against the Denver Broncos. The top fantasy performance ever on this date was Julius Jones who had 38.35 points on Dec 6, 2004 against the Seattle Seahawks.

There were 2 players born on this date: Dave Garnett and Eric Mahlum, and 78 total players who share this birthday including: Vern Hagenbuckle, Bing Miller and Luke Johnsos.

The pro football champion in 1970 was the Baltimore Colts who defeated the Dallas Cowboys in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: John Brodie (pass yds), Larry Brown (rush yds) and Gene Washington (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '70 were John Brodie, Fran Tarkenton, Joe Namath, John Hadl and Ron Johnson and the top fantasy games were: Jack Concannon with 38.00 pts against the Green Bay Packers, MacArthur Lane with 37.80 pts against the Philadelphia Eagles and John Fuqua with 35.70 pts against the Philadelphia Eagles.

The top pick in the 1970 draft was Terry Bradshaw by the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the 1970 Hall of Fame Class Members were Hugh McElhenny, Jack Christiansen, Tom Fears and Pete Pihos.
Pro Football Players Born on Dec 6, 1970
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Dave Garnett LB 0.00 1993 - 1996
Eric Mahlum OL 0.00 1994 - 1997
Players Who Share This Birthday (Dec 6)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Vern HagenbuckleOL 1901 1926
Bing MillerOL 1903 1929 - 1931
Luke JohnsosDL 1905 1929 - 1936
Pat DuffyRB 1906 1929
Roy HorstmannRB 1910 1933 - 1934
Walt Singer 1911 1935 - 1936
Riley MathesonLB 1914 1939 - 1948
Tarzan WhiteOL 1915 1937 - 1945
Jim FordhamRB 1916 1944 - 1945
Clark GoffOL 1917 1940
Otto GrahamDB 1921 1946 - 1955
Howie MaleyDB 1921 1946 - 1947
Morrie WarrenRB 1923 1948
Ebert Van BurenLB 1924 1951 - 1953
Andy RobustelliDL 1925 1951 - 1964
Phil PerloLB 1935 1960
Karl RubkeOL 1935 1957 - 1968
Mike DowdleLB 1937 1960 - 1966
Obert LoganDB 1941 1965 - 1967
Ray PerkinsWR 1941 1967 - 1971
Chuck HintonOL 1942 1967 - 1969
Bill MatanDL 1943 1966
Phil SobocinskiOL 1945 1968
Nate DorseyDL 1950 1973
Carl SummerellQB 1951 1974 - 1975
Joe HarrisLB 1952 1977 - 1982
Bucky DiltsP 1953 1977 - 1979
Mike Dean 1953
Dino HallRB 1955 1979 - 1983
Marshall HarrisDL 1955 1980 - 1983
James JonesRB 1958 1980 - 1985
Ken ThompsonWR 1958 1982 - 1983
Marion BarberRB 1959 1982 - 1988
Mike BaabOL 1959 1982 - 1992
Will CokeleyLB 1960 1987
Lindsay ScottWR 1960 1982 - 1985
Billy DavisLB 1961 1984
Glen CampbellOL 1961 1987
Solomon MillerWR 1964 1986 - 1987
Eric MahlumOL 1970 1994 - 1997
Dave GarnettLB 1970 1993 - 1996
Thomas BaileyWR 1971 1995
Phillip BoboWR 1971 1993
Gary Bandy 1972
James LoganLB 1972 1995 - 2000
Mike GruttadauriaOL 1972 1996 - 2002
Tim KohnOL 1973 1997 - 1999
Ronnie McAda 1973
Mark CampbellTE 1975 1999 - 2008
Michael GreenDB 1976 2000 - 2008
Ricky BrownRB 1976 2001
O.J. ChildressLB 1976 1999 - 2000
Leon HiresOL 1977 2001
Richard NewsomeDB 1977 2001
Kori DickersonTE 1978 2003 - 2004
Darrell JacksonWR 1978 2000 - 2008
James RobinsonWR 1982 2008
Robbie GouldK 1982 2005 - 2014
Rob SimsOL 1983 2006 - 2014
Craig BaileyLB 1983
Syndric SteptoeWR 1984 2008 - 2010
John FletcherDL 1985 2010
Dahna DelestonDB 1985 2008 - 2009
Marcus McClintonLB 1985
Juamorris StewartWR 1986
Freddie BarnesWR 1986 2010
Matt ClappRB 1986
Nic HarrisLB 1986 2008 - 2010
Rico CouncilLB 1988
Greg WilliamsLB 1988
Casey WalkerDL 1989 2014
Brandon HepburnLB 1989
Andrei LintzTE 1989
Bojay FilimoeatuLB 1989 2014
Tyler HansenQB 1989
Chris GivensWR 1989 2012 - 2014
Antoine McClainOL 1989 2013
Johnny ManzielQB 1992 2014
1970 Pro Football Champion
Super Bowl (Jan 17, 1971)Baltimore Colts 16 @ Dallas Cowboys 13
1970 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
John Brodie San Francisco 49ers Passing Yds 2,941
John Brodie San Francisco 49ers Passing Tds 24
Larry Brown Washington Redskins Rushing Yds 1,125
MacArthur Lane St. Louis Cardinals Rushing Tds 11
Gene Washington San Francisco 49ers Receiving Yds 1,100
Dick Gordon Chicago Bears Receiving Tds 13
Dick Gordon Chicago Bears Receptions 71
Fred Cox Minnesota Vikings FGs Made 30
Errol Mann Detroit Lions XPs Made 41
1970 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
John Brodie QB 49ers 16.71
Fran Tarkenton QB Giants 16.53
Joe Namath QB Jets 15.57
John Hadl QB Chargers 15.01
Ron Johnson RB Giants 14.22
1970 Top Fantasy Games
1970 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
Terry Bradshaw QB Pittsburgh Steelers Louisiana Tech
1970 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
Hugh McElhenny Player
Jack Christiansen Player
Tom Fears Player
Pete Pihos Player
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