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1991 NFL Season

In 1991 the Washington Redskins finished with the best record in the league at 14 and 2, and they went on to win the Super Bowl against the Buffalo Bills. Warren Moon led the league in passing yards with 4,690, Emmitt Smith led the league in rushing yards with 1,563 and Michael Irvin lead the league in receiving yards with 1,523. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Steve Young with 22.03 points per game, Warren Moon with 20.14 points per game and Jim Kelly with 20.11 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Barry Sanders with 47.55 points against the Minnesota Vikings, Mark Rypien with 46.50 points against the Atlanta Falcons and Steve Young with 42.20 points against the Atlanta Falcons.
1991 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Steve Young was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1991. He produced 242.35 fantasy points in 11 games for an average of 22.03 points a game. Statistically, he had 180 pass completions for 2,517 yards and 17 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Warren Moon with 4,690 passing yards and 23 td passes and Jim Kelly with 3,844 yards passing and 33 td tosses.Dan Marino with 3,970 yards passing and 25 td tosses.Chris Miller with 3,103 yards passing and 26 td tosses.Mark Rypien with 3,564 yards passing and 28 td tosses.John Elway with 3,253 yards passing and 13 td tosses.Jim Harbaugh with 3,121 yards passing and 15 td tosses.Hugh Millen with 3,073 yards passing and 9 td tosses.Bernie Kosar with 3,487 yards passing and 18 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Steve Young22.03
Warren Moon20.14
Jim Kelly20.11
Dan Marino17.67
Chris Miller17.07
Mark Rypien16.80
John Elway16.52
Jim Harbaugh15.43
Hugh Millen15.07
Bernie Kosar14.74
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1991 was Barry Sanders. He averaged 18.14 fantasy points per game for 15 games for a total of 272.15 points. He also had 1,548 rushing yards and 16 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Thurman Thomas with 1,407 rushing yards and 244.25 fantasy points and Emmitt Smith with 1,563 yards rushing and 247.20 fantasy points.Rodney Hampton with 1,059 yards rushing and 180.05 fantasy points.Christian Okoye with 1,031 yards rushing and 158.80 fantasy points.Neal Anderson with 747 yards rushing and 147.10 fantasy points.Kevin Mack with 726 yards rushing and 145.35 fantasy points.Rod Bernstine with 766 yards rushing and 134.35 fantasy points.Herschel Walker with 825 yards rushing and 152.70 fantasy points.Gaston Green with 1,037 yards rushing and 131.60 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Barry Sanders18.14
Thurman Thomas16.28
Emmitt Smith15.45
Rodney Hampton12.86
Christian Okoye11.34
Neal Anderson11.32
Kevin Mack10.38
Rod Bernstine10.33
Herschel Walker10.18
Gaston Green10.12
Wide Receivers
Jerry Rice was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1991 with 80 receptions for 1,206 yards and 14 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 144.50 fantasy points for an average of 9.03 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Andre Reed with 1,113 receiving yards on 81 receptions for 129.25 fantasy points and Gary Clark with 1,340 yards receiving on 70 catches.Mark Clayton with 1,053 yards receiving on 70 catches.Michael Irvin with 1,523 yards receiving on 93 catches.Michael Haynes with 1,122 yards receiving on 50 catches.Andre Rison with 976 yards receiving on 81 catches.James Lofton with 1,072 yards receiving on 57 catches.John Taylor with 1,011 yards receiving on 64 catches.Art Monk with 1,049 yards receiving on 71 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Jerry Rice9.03
Andre Reed8.08
Gary Clark7.94
Mark Clayton7.79
Michael Irvin7.76
Michael Haynes7.63
Andre Rison7.49
James Lofton6.77
John Taylor6.53
Art Monk6.40
Tight Ends
Averaging 5.92 fantasy points per game for 11 games made Eric Green the top Fantasy Tight End of 1991. Statistically, he had 41 receptions for 6 touchdowns and 582 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 1991 were Keith Jackson with 58.45 fantasy points on 569 receiving yards and 48 receptions and Marv Cook with 808 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Jay Novacek with 664 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Steve Jordan with 638 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns.Keith McKeller with 434 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.James Jones with 103 yards receiving and 0 touchdowns.Craig McEwen with 399 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Ferrell Edmunds with 118 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns.Terry Orr with 201 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Eric Green5.92
Keith Jackson3.65
Marv Cook3.65
Jay Novacek3.58
Steve Jordan2.74
Keith McKeller2.48
James Jones2.41
Craig McEwen2.37
Ferrell Edmunds2.24
Terry Orr2.13
The top fantasy kicker of 1991 with 31 field goals and 56 extra points was Chip Lohmiller. These stats produced a 16 game total of 149.00 fantasy points for an average of 9.31 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Pete Stoyanovich with 31 field goals and 28 extra points for an average of 8.64 points per game and Ken Willis with 118.00 points on 27 field goals and 37 extra points.Jeff Jaeger with 116.00 points on 29 field goals and 29 extra points.Pat Leahy with 108.00 points on 26 field goals and 30 extra points.Ian Howfield with 64.00 points on 13 field goals and 25 extra points.Morten Andersen with 113.00 points on 25 field goals and 38 extra points.David Treadwell with 112.00 points on 27 field goals and 31 extra points.Roger Ruzek with 111.00 points on 28 field goals and 27 extra points.Matt Bahr with 90.00 points on 22 field goals and 24 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Chip Lohmiller9.31
Pete Stoyanovich8.64
Ken Willis7.38
Jeff Jaeger7.25
Pat Leahy7.20
Ian Howfield7.11
Morten Andersen7.06
David Treadwell7.00
Roger Ruzek6.94
Matt Bahr6.92
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