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What Happened On Wednesday Aug 21, 1981 In NFL


1981 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
Dan Fouts QB Chargers 21.54
Billy Sims RB Lions 18.30
Alfred Jenkins WR Falcons 9.12
Kellen Winslow TE Chargers 7.11
Eddie Murray K Lions 7.56
There were no professional football games played on Aug 21, 1981. The top fantasy performance ever on this date was Jamaal Branch who had 12.30 points on Aug 21, 2006 against the Dallas Cowboys.

There were 2 players born on this date: Nick Novak and John Beck, and 62 total players who share this birthday including: John Burleson, Angie Brovelli and Tony Bova.

The pro football champion in 1981 was the San Francisco 49ers who defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: Dan Fouts (pass yds), George Rogers (rush yds) and Alfred Jenkins (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '81 were Dan Fouts, Tommy Kramer, Ken Anderson, Billy Sims and Steve Bartkowski and the top fantasy games were: Eric Hipple with 42.10 pts against the Chicago Bears, Kellen Winslow with 37.20 pts against the Oakland Raiders and Ken Anderson with 35.90 pts against the Denver Broncos.

The top pick in the 1981 draft was George Rogers by the New Orleans Saints, and the 1981 Hall of Fame Class Members were Jim Ringo, Red Badgro, Willie Davis and George Blanda.
Pro Football Players Born on Aug 21, 1981
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Nick Novak K 6.90 2005 - 2014
John Beck QB 11.48 2007 - 2012
Players Who Share This Birthday (Aug 21)
Player Pos Year Born Played
John BurlesonOL 1909 1933
Angie BrovelliRB 1910 1933 - 1934
Tony BovaDL 1917 1942 - 1947
John TreadawayOL 1917 1948 - 1949
Tex WilliamsLB 1919 1942 - 1946
Fred Vant HullLB 1920 1942
Jim ReynoldsDB 1921 1946
Lowell WagnerRB 1923 1946 - 1955
Dick RifenburgWR 1926 1950
Bud McFadinOL 1928 1952 - 1965
Pete RetzlaffTE 1931 1956 - 1966
Joe MorrisonRB 1937 1959 - 1972
Dick StaffordDL 1940 1962 - 1963
John RoderickWR 1944 1966 - 1968
Al DoddDB 1945 1967 - 1974
Willie LanierLB 1945 1967 - 1977
Jeff LymanLB 1950 1972
Keith BestLB 1950 1972
Ray WerschingK 1950 1973 - 1987
Ray WaddyDB 1956 1979 - 1980
Mickey ShulerTE 1956 1978 - 1991
Phil Driscoll 1957
Edward O'Neal 1958
Gary HogeboomQB 1958 1980 - 1990
Jim McMahonQB 1959 1982 - 1996
Chris Jackson 1961
Chris BurkettWR 1962 1985 - 1993
Stein KossTE 1963 1987
Vince CarrekerDB 1963 1987
Mark HallDL 1965 1989 - 1990
Sammy MartinWR 1965 1988 - 1993
Andre BrownWR 1966 1989 - 1990
Tuineau AlipateLB 1967 1994 - 1995
Charlie YoungRB 1968 1973 - 1992
Steve EverittOL 1970 1993 - 2000
Mark HatfieldOL 1970 1995
Shayne EdgeP 1971 1996
Johnnie HarrisDB 1972 1999 - 2003
Akili SmithQB 1975 1999 - 2002
Reuben DroughnsRB 1978 2000 - 2008
Chris MasseyOL 1979 2002 - 2011
Ben NelsonWR 1979 2004
Kelley WashingtonWR 1979 2003 - 2010
John BeckQB 1981 2007 - 2012
Nick NovakK 1981 2005 - 2014
Adam KieftOL 1982 2005 - 2006
Kevin JonesRB 1982 2004 - 2009
Brandon PinderhughesDB 1982
C.J. BrooksOL 1982 2005 - 2006
Fabrizio ScacciaK 1984
Shonn GreeneRB 1985 2008 - 2014
Erik WaldenLB 1985 2008 - 2014
Dante HughesDB 1985 2007 - 2011
Daren StoneDB 1985 2007 - 2008
Rico MurrayDB 1987 2008 - 2011
Carson ButlerTE 1987 2008 - 2010
Steve PfahlerTE 1987 2010
Ben TateRB 1988 2010 - 2014
Titus YoungWR 1989 2011 - 2012
Jared CrickDL 1989 2012 - 2014
Nathan SlaughterWR 1992 2014
Mike EvansWR 1993 2014
Aug 21, 1981 Football Games
No Games Played
Top Fantasy Games on Aug 21, 1981
Player Pos Stats Fantasy Pnts.
No Fantasy Game Data
Top Fantasy Games on this Day (Aug 21)
Player Pos Stats Fantasy Pnts.
Jamaal Branch RB Aug 21, 2006 12.30
Tony Romo QB Aug 21, 2006 10.00
Terry Glenn WR Aug 21, 2006 9.55
Shaun Suisham K Aug 21, 2006 9.00
Miles Austin WR Aug 21, 2006 8.40
1981 Pro Football Champion
1981 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
Dan Fouts San Diego Chargers Passing Yds 4,802
Dan Fouts San Diego Chargers Passing Tds 33
George Rogers New Orleans Saints Rushing Yds 1,674
Chuck Muncie San Diego Chargers Rushing Tds 19
Alfred Jenkins Atlanta Falcons Receiving Yds 1,358
Alfred Jenkins Atlanta Falcons Receiving Tds 13
Kellen Winslow San Diego Chargers Receptions 88
Rafael Septien Dallas Cowboys FGs Made 27
Rolf Benirschke San Diego Chargers XPs Made 55
1981 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
Dan Fouts QB Chargers 21.54
Tommy Kramer QB Vikings 19.64
Ken Anderson QB Bengals 19.54
Billy Sims RB Lions 18.30
Steve Bartkowski QB Falcons 17.60
1981 Top Fantasy Games
1981 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
George Rogers RB New Orleans Saints South Carolina
1981 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
Jim Ringo Player
Red Badgro Player
Willie Davis Player
George Blanda Player
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