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1982 NFL Season

In 1982 the Washington Redskins finished with the best record in the league at 8 and 1, and they went on to win the Super Bowl against the Miami Dolphins. Dan Fouts led the league in passing yards with 2,883, Freeman McNeil led the league in rushing yards with 786 and Wes Chandler lead the league in receiving yards with 1,032. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Dan Fouts with 22.44 points per game, Joe Montana with 22.16 points per game and Ken Anderson with 21.47 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Dan Fouts with 37.00 points against the San Francisco 49ers, Vince Ferragamo with 34.65 points against the Chicago Bears and Joe Montana with 34.40 points against the San Diego Chargers.
1982 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Dan Fouts was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1982. He produced 201.95 fantasy points in 9 games for an average of 22.44 points a game. Statistically, he had 204 pass completions for 2,883 yards and 17 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Joe Montana with 2,613 passing yards and 17 td passes and Ken Anderson with 2,495 yards passing and 12 td tosses.Tommy Kramer with 2,037 yards passing and 15 td tosses.Danny White with 2,079 yards passing and 16 td tosses.Doug Williams with 2,071 yards passing and 9 td tosses.Joe Theismann with 2,033 yards passing and 13 td tosses.Vince Ferragamo with 1,609 yards passing and 9 td tosses.Richard Todd with 1,961 yards passing and 14 td tosses.Jim Plunkett with 2,035 yards passing and 14 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Dan Fouts22.44
Joe Montana22.16
Ken Anderson21.47
Tommy Kramer19.17
Danny White17.89
Doug Williams17.59
Joe Theismann17.29
Vince Ferragamo16.25
Richard Todd16.17
Jim Plunkett16.04
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1982 was Marcus Allen. He averaged 19.57 fantasy points per game for 9 games for a total of 176.10 points. He also had 697 rushing yards and 11 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Wendell Tyler with 564 rushing yards and 153.15 fantasy points and Wilbert Montgomery with 515 yards rushing and 118.40 fantasy points.Chuck Muncie with 569 yards rushing and 131.40 fantasy points.Freeman McNeil with 786 yards rushing and 129.95 fantasy points.William Andrews with 573 yards rushing and 124.45 fantasy points.Pete Johnson with 622 yards rushing and 117.55 fantasy points.Eddie Lee Ivery with 453 yards rushing and 114.60 fantasy points.Tony Dorsett with 745 yards rushing and 113.45 fantasy points.Andra Franklin with 701 yards rushing and 112.55 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Marcus Allen19.57
Wendell Tyler17.02
Wilbert Montgomery14.80
Chuck Muncie14.60
Freeman McNeil14.44
William Andrews13.83
Pete Johnson13.06
Eddie Lee Ivery12.73
Tony Dorsett12.61
Andra Franklin12.51
Wide Receivers
Wes Chandler was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1982 with 49 receptions for 1,032 yards and 9 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 108.80 fantasy points for an average of 13.60 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Charlie Brown with 690 receiving yards on 32 receptions for 82.50 fantasy points and James Lofton with 696 yards receiving on 35 catches.Dwight Clark with 913 yards receiving on 60 catches.Sammy White with 503 yards receiving on 29 catches.Wesley Walker with 620 yards receiving on 39 catches.John Stallworth with 441 yards receiving on 27 catches.Cliff Branch with 575 yards receiving on 30 catches.Jerry Butler with 336 yards receiving on 26 catches.Harold Carmichael with 540 yards receiving on 35 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Wes Chandler13.60
Charlie Brown9.17
James Lofton8.56
Dwight Clark8.41
Sammy White7.88
Wesley Walker7.44
John Stallworth7.22
Cliff Branch5.97
Jerry Butler5.83
Harold Carmichael5.67
Tight Ends
Averaging 8.01 fantasy points per game for 9 games made Kellen Winslow the top Fantasy Tight End of 1982. Statistically, he had 54 receptions for 6 touchdowns and 721 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 1982 were Dave Casper with 65.55 fantasy points on 573 receiving yards and 36 receptions and Ozzie Newsome with 633 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Doug Cosbie with 441 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Dan Ross with 508 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Jimmie Giles with 499 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.David Hill with 252 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Russ Francis with 278 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns.John Spagnola with 313 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns.Al Dixon with 251 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Kellen Winslow8.01
Dave Casper7.28
Ozzie Newsome5.52
Doug Cosbie5.09
Dan Ross4.82
Jimmie Giles4.78
David Hill4.07
Russ Francis3.13
John Spagnola3.07
Al Dixon3.07
The top fantasy kicker of 1982 with 16 field goals and 32 extra points was Rolf Benirschke. These stats produced a 9 game total of 80.00 fantasy points for an average of 8.89 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Mark Moseley with 20 field goals and 16 extra points for an average of 8.44 points per game and Nick Lowery with 74.00 points on 19 field goals and 17 extra points.Bill Capece with 68.00 points on 18 field goals and 14 extra points.Jim Breech with 67.00 points on 14 field goals and 25 extra points.Uwe von Schamann with 66.00 points on 15 field goals and 21 extra points.Jan Stenerud with 64.00 points on 13 field goals and 25 extra points.Eddie Murray with 49.00 points on 11 field goals and 16 extra points.Chris Bahr with 62.00 points on 10 field goals and 32 extra points.Ray Wersching with 59.00 points on 12 field goals and 23 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Rolf Benirschke8.89
Mark Moseley8.44
Nick Lowery8.22
Bill Capece7.56
Jim Breech7.44
Uwe von Schamann7.33
Jan Stenerud7.11
Eddie Murray7.00
Chris Bahr6.89
Ray Wersching6.56
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