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1968 NFL Season

In 1968 the Baltimore Colts finished with the best record in the league at 13 and 1, but they lost the Super Bowl to the New York Jets. John Hadl led the league in passing yards with 3,473, Leroy Kelly led the league in rushing yards with 1,239 and Lance Alworth lead the league in receiving yards with 1,312. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Daryle Lamonica with 19.47 points per game, John Hadl with 19.15 points per game and Leroy Kelly with 18.82 points per game.
1968 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
Daryle Lamonica was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1968. He produced 253.05 fantasy points in 13 games for an average of 19.47 points a game. Statistically, he had 206 pass completions for 3,245 yards and 25 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were John Hadl with 3,473 passing yards and 27 td passes and Fran Tarkenton with 2,555 yards passing and 21 td tosses.Bob Griese with 2,473 yards passing and 21 td tosses.Earl Morrall with 2,909 yards passing and 26 td tosses.John Brodie with 3,020 yards passing and 22 td tosses.Don Meredith with 2,500 yards passing and 21 td tosses.Joe Namath with 3,147 yards passing and 15 td tosses.Roman Gabriel with 2,364 yards passing and 19 td tosses.Bill Munson with 2,311 yards passing and 15 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Daryle Lamonica19.47
John Hadl19.15
Fran Tarkenton17.06
Bob Griese16.59
Earl Morrall16.52
John Brodie16.01
Don Meredith15.87
Joe Namath15.39
Roman Gabriel15.20
Bill Munson14.79
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1968 was Leroy Kelly. He averaged 18.82 fantasy points per game for 14 games for a total of 263.45 points. He also had 1,239 rushing yards and 16 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Mel Farr with 597 rushing yards and 120.45 fantasy points and Bill Brown with 805 yards rushing and 181.10 fantasy points.Paul Robinson with 1,023 yards rushing and 162.70 fantasy points.Gale Sayers with 856 yards rushing and 103.45 fantasy points.Hoyle Granger with 848 yards rushing and 144.85 fantasy points.Ken Willard with 967 yards rushing and 150.30 fantasy points.Tom Matte with 662 yards rushing and 139.95 fantasy points.Robert Holmes with 866 yards rushing and 138.65 fantasy points.Willis Crenshaw with 813 yards rushing and 134.90 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Leroy Kelly18.82
Mel Farr13.38
Bill Brown12.94
Paul Robinson11.62
Gale Sayers11.49
Hoyle Granger11.14
Ken Willard10.74
Tom Matte10.00
Robert Holmes9.90
Willis Crenshaw9.64
Wide Receivers
Marlin Briscoe was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1968 with 0 receptions for 0 yards and 0 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 170.25 fantasy points for an average of 15.48 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Don Maynard with 1,297 receiving yards on 57 receptions for 124.85 fantasy points and Warren Wells with 1,137 yards receiving on 53 catches.Roy Jefferson with 1,074 yards receiving on 58 catches.Lance Alworth with 1,312 yards receiving on 68 catches.Paul Warfield with 1,067 yards receiving on 50 catches.Bob Hayes with 909 yards receiving on 53 catches.Gary Garrison with 1,103 yards receiving on 52 catches.Karl Noonan with 760 yards receiving on 58 catches.Al Denson with 586 yards receiving on 34 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Marlin Briscoe15.48
Don Maynard9.60
Warren Wells9.48
Roy Jefferson9.39
Lance Alworth9.10
Paul Warfield8.95
Bob Hayes8.40
Gary Garrison8.23
Karl Noonan7.43
Al Denson7.41
Tight Ends
Averaging 6.13 fantasy points per game for 14 games made Jackie Smith the top Fantasy Tight End of 1968. Statistically, he had 49 receptions for 2 touchdowns and 789 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 1968 were Jim Whalen with 77.90 fantasy points on 718 receiving yards and 47 receptions and Jerry Smith with 626 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.John Mackey with 644 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Milt Morin with 792 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Alvin Reed with 747 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Doug Moreau with 365 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Aaron Thomas with 449 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Bob Trumpy with 639 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Jim Beirne with 474 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Jackie Smith6.13
Jim Whalen5.56
Jerry Smith5.18
John Mackey5.18
Milt Morin5.03
Alvin Reed4.81
Doug Moreau4.11
Aaron Thomas3.99
Bob Trumpy3.56
Jim Beirne3.43
Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1968 with 34 field goals and 43 extra points was Jim Turner. These stats produced a 14 game total of 145.00 fantasy points for an average of 10.36 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Jan Stenerud with 30 field goals and 39 extra points for an average of 9.21 points per game and Dennis Partee with 106.00 points on 22 field goals and 40 extra points.Mike Clark with 105.00 points on 17 field goals and 54 extra points.Mac Percival with 100.00 points on 25 field goals and 25 extra points.Don Cockroft with 100.00 points on 18 field goals and 46 extra points.Fred Cox with 88.00 points on 19 field goals and 31 extra points.Bruce Gossett with 88.00 points on 17 field goals and 37 extra points.Jim Bakken with 85.00 points on 15 field goals and 40 extra points.Charlie Durkee with 84.00 points on 19 field goals and 27 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Jim Turner10.36
Jan Stenerud9.21
Dennis Partee7.57
Mike Clark7.50
Mac Percival7.14
Don Cockroft7.14
Fred Cox6.29
Bruce Gossett6.29
Jim Bakken6.07
Charlie Durkee6.00
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