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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 Marcus Mariota who had 39.60 points on 2015-12-06 00:00:00.000000, against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

There were 2 players born on this date: Dave Garnett and Eric Mahlum, and 79 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 .00 1993 - 1996
Eric Mahlum OL .00 1994 - 1997
Players Who Share This Birthday (Dec 6)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Vern HagenbuckleOL 1926
Bing MillerOL 1929 - 1931
Luke JohnsosDL 1929 - 1936
Pat DuffyRB 1929
Roy HorstmannRB 1933 - 1934
Walt Singer 1935 - 1936
Riley MathesonLB 1939 - 1948
Tarzan WhiteOL 1937 - 1945
Jim FordhamRB 1944 - 1945
Clark GoffOL 1940
Otto GrahamDB 1946 - 1955
Howie MaleyDB 1946 - 1947
Morrie WarrenRB 1948
Ebert Van BurenLB 1951 - 1953
Andy RobustelliDL 1951 - 1964
Phil PerloLB 1960
Karl RubkeOL 1957 - 1968
Mike DowdleLB 1960 - 1966
Obert LoganDB 1965 - 1967
Ray PerkinsWR 1967 - 1971
Chuck HintonOL 1967 - 1969
Bill MatanDL 1966
Phil SobocinskiOL 1968
Nate DorseyDL 1973
Carl SummerellQB 1974 - 1975
Joe HarrisLB 1977 - 1982
Bucky DiltsP 1977 - 1979
Mike Dean
Dino HallRB 1979 - 1983
Marshall HarrisDL 1980 - 1983
James JonesRB 1980 - 1985
Ken ThompsonWR 1982 - 1983
Marion BarberRB 1982 - 1988
Mike BaabOL 1982 - 1992
Will CokeleyLB 1987
Lindsay ScottWR 1982 - 1985
Billy DavisLB 1984
Glen CampbellOL 1987
Solomon MillerWR 1986 - 1987
Eric MahlumOL 1994 - 1997
Dave GarnettLB 1993 - 1996
Thomas BaileyWR 1995
Phillip BoboWR 1993
Gary Bandy
James LoganLB 1995 - 2000
Mike GruttadauriaOL 1996 - 2002
Tim KohnOL 1997 - 1999
Ronnie McAda
Mark CampbellTE 1999 - 2008
Michael GreenDB 2000 - 2008
Ricky BrownRB 2001
O.J. ChildressLB 1999 - 2000
Leon HiresOL 2001
Richard NewsomeDB 2001
Kori DickersonTE 2003 - 2004
Darrell JacksonWR 2000 - 2008
James RobinsonWR 2008
Robbie GouldK 2005 - 2016
Rob SimsOL 2006 - 2014
Craig BaileyLB
Syndric SteptoeWR 2008 - 2010
John FletcherDL 2010
Dahna DelestonDB 2008 - 2009
Marcus McClintonLB
Juamorris StewartWR
Freddie BarnesWR 2010
Matt ClappRB
Nic HarrisLB 2008 - 2010
Rico CouncilLB
Greg WilliamsLB
Casey WalkerDL 2014 - 2015
Brandon HepburnLB
Andrei LintzTE
Bojay FilimoeatuLB 2014
Tyler HansenQB
Chris GivensWR 2012 - 2015
Antoine McClainOL 2013 - 2015
Jeremy LangfordRB 2015 - 2016
Johnny ManzielQB 2014 - 2015
1970 Pro Football Champion
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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