1971 National Football League


The 1971 season was the National Football League's 52nd, and 26 teams competed in the league that year. The Dallas Cowboys won the 1971 championship.

1971 National Football League Standings
1971 National Football League League Leaders

Atlanta Falcons (7-6-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Baltimore Colts (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Buffalo Bills (1-13) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Chicago Bears (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cincinnati Bengals (4-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cleveland Browns (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Dallas Cowboys (11-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Denver Broncos (4-9-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Detroit Lions (7-6-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Green Bay Packers (4-8-2) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Houston Oilers (4-9-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Kansas City Chiefs (10-3-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Los Angeles Rams (8-5-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Miami Dolphins (10-3-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Minnesota Vikings (11-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New England Patriots (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New Orleans Saints (4-8-2) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Giants (4-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Jets (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Oakland Raiders (8-4-2) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Philadelphia Eagles (6-7-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Pittsburgh Steelers (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Diego Chargers (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Francisco 49ers (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
St. Louis Cardinals (4-9-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Washington Redskins (9-4-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1971 Award Winners


George Allen - AP NFL Coach of the Year
George Allen - Sporting News NFL Coach of the Year
Alan Page - AP MVP
Roger Staubach - Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year)
Bob Griese - Newspaper Ent. Assoc. MVP
Alan Page - AP Defensive Player of the Year
John Brockington - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
Isiah Robertson - AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
Roger Staubach - Super Bowl MVP
John Hadl - Walter Payton Man of the Year

1971 All-Pros



Associated Press

All-Conference
Bobby Bell 1st Team
Forrest Blue 1st Team
Bill Bradley 1st Team
John Brockington 1st Team
Aaron Brown 1st Team
Bob Brown 1st Team
Willie Brown 1st Team
Dick Butkus 1st Team
Larry Csonka 1st Team
Bill Curry 1st Team
Carl Eller 1st Team
Cornell Green 1st Team
Joe Greene 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Claude Humphrey 1st Team
Roy Jefferson 1st Team
Jimmy Johnson 1st Team
Curt Knight 1st Team
Willie Lanier 1st Team
Bob Lilly 1st Team
Floyd Little 1st Team
Larry Little 1st Team
Tom Mack 1st Team
Milt Morin 1st Team
John Niland 1st Team
Steve Owens 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Jack Pardee 1st Team
Mike Reid 1st Team
Mel Renfro 1st Team
Charlie Sanders 1st Team
Jake Scott 1st Team
Bubba Smith 1st Team
Roger Staubach 1st Team
Walt Sweeney 1st Team
Otis Taylor 1st Team
Emmitt Thomas 1st Team
Jim Tyrer 1st Team
Rick Volk 1st Team
Paul Warfield 1st Team
Gene A. Washington 1st Team
Dave Wilcox 1st Team
Rayfield Wright 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Garo Yepremian 1st Team

All-NFL
Forrest Blue 1st Team
Bill Bradley 1st Team
John Brockington 1st Team
Willie Brown 1st Team
Larry Csonka 1st Team
Carl Eller 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Jimmy Johnson 1st Team
Willie Lanier 1st Team
Bob Lilly 1st Team
Larry Little 1st Team
John Niland 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Charlie Sanders 1st Team
Bubba Smith 1st Team
Otis Taylor 1st Team
Rick Volk 1st Team
Paul Warfield 1st Team
Dave Wilcox 1st Team
Rayfield Wright 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Garo Yepremian 1st Team

Newspaper Enterprise Association
John Brockington 1st Team
Bob Brown 1st Team
Carl Eller 1st Team
Gale Gillingham 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Claude Humphrey 1st Team
Jimmy Johnson 1st Team
Leroy Kelly 1st Team
Curt Knight 1st Team
Paul Krause 1st Team
Willie Lanier 1st Team
Bob Lilly 1st Team
Tom Mack 1st Team
Jim Otto 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Mel Renfro 1st Team
Charlie Sanders 1st Team
Otis Taylor 1st Team
Rick Volk 1st Team
Paul Warfield 1st Team
Dave Wilcox 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Coy Bacon 2nd Team
Bobby Bell 2nd Team
Fred Biletnikoff 2nd Team
Larry Brown 2nd Team
Willie Brown 2nd Team
Buck Buchanan 2nd Team
Dick Butkus 2nd Team
Larry Csonka 2nd Team
Bill Curry 2nd Team
Joe Greene 2nd Team
Winston Hill 2nd Team
Ken Houston 2nd Team
Ted Kwalick 2nd Team
Isiah Robertson 2nd Team
Jake Scott 2nd Team
Bubba Smith 2nd Team
Roger Staubach 2nd Team
Walt Sweeney 2nd Team
Jim Tyrer 2nd Team
Gene Upshaw 2nd Team
Gene A. Washington 2nd Team
Roger Wehrli 2nd Team
Garo Yepremian 2nd Team

Pro Football Weekly

All-Conference
Cas Banaszek 1st Team
Bobby Bell 1st Team
Elvin Bethea 1st Team
Forrest Blue 1st Team
Bill Bradley 1st Team
John Brockington 1st Team
Larry Brown 1st Team
Willie Brown 1st Team
Buck Buchanan 1st Team
Dick Butkus 1st Team
Raymond Chester 1st Team
Fred Cox 1st Team
Larry Csonka 1st Team
Bill Curry 1st Team
Carl Eller 1st Team
Gale Gillingham 1st Team
Joe Greene 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Claude Humphrey 1st Team
Roy Jefferson 1st Team
Jimmy Johnson 1st Team
Paul Krause 1st Team
Willie Lanier 1st Team
Bob Lilly 1st Team
Floyd Little 1st Team
Larry Little 1st Team
Tom McNeill 1st Team
John Niland 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Jack Pardee 1st Team
Charlie Sanders 1st Team
Bubba Smith 1st Team
Roger Staubach 1st Team
Otis Taylor 1st Team
Emmitt Thomas 1st Team
Jim Tyrer 1st Team
Gene Upshaw 1st Team
Bob Vogel 1st Team
Rick Volk 1st Team
Paul Warfield 1st Team
Gene A. Washington 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Dave Wilcox 1st Team
Jerrel Wilson 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Garo Yepremian 1st Team

All-NFL
Bobby Bell 1st Team
Forrest Blue 1st Team
Bill Bradley 1st Team
John Brockington 1st Team
Willie Brown 1st Team
Carl Eller 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Jimmy Johnson 1st Team
Willie Lanier 1st Team
Bob Lilly 1st Team
Floyd Little 1st Team
Larry Little 1st Team
John Niland 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Charlie Sanders 1st Team
Bubba Smith 1st Team
Otis Taylor 1st Team
Jim Tyrer 1st Team
Paul Warfield 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team

Pro Football Writers Association
Forrest Blue 1st Team
Bill Bradley 1st Team
John Brockington 1st Team
Willie Brown 1st Team
Larry Csonka 1st Team
Carl Eller 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Jimmy Johnson 1st Team
Willie Lanier 1st Team
Bob Lilly 1st Team
Larry Little 1st Team
John Niland 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Charlie Sanders 1st Team
Bubba Smith 1st Team
Jan Stenerud 1st Team
Otis Taylor 1st Team
Rick Volk 1st Team
Paul Warfield 1st Team
Dave Wilcox 1st Team
Jerrel Wilson 1st Team
Rayfield Wright 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Garo Yepremian 1st Team
Bobby Bell 2nd Team
Fred Biletnikoff 2nd Team
Bob Brown 2nd Team
Dick Butkus 2nd Team
Curley Culp 2nd Team
Bill Curry 2nd Team
Gale Gillingham 2nd Team
Joe Greene 2nd Team
Cedrick Hardman 2nd Team
Ken Houston 2nd Team
Chuck Howley 2nd Team
Claude Humphrey 2nd Team
Leroy Kelly 2nd Team
Ted Kwalick 2nd Team
Dave Lewis 2nd Team
Floyd Little 2nd Team
Tom Mack 2nd Team
Mel Renfro 2nd Team
Jake Scott 2nd Team
Roger Staubach 2nd Team
Emmitt Thomas 2nd Team
Jim Tyrer 2nd Team
Gene A. Washington 2nd Team

The Sporting News

All-Conference
Bobby Bell 1st Team
Bill Bradley 1st Team
John Brockington 1st Team
Bob Brown 1st Team
Larry Brown 1st Team
Willie Brown 1st Team
Raymond Chester 1st Team
Charlie Cowan 1st Team
Larry Csonka 1st Team
Carl Eller 1st Team
Manny Fernandez 1st Team
Ed Flanagan 1st Team
Gale Gillingham 1st Team
Joe Greene 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Bob Grim 1st Team
Len Hauss 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Claude Humphrey 1st Team
Rich Jackson 1st Team
Jimmy Johnson 1st Team
Curt Knight 1st Team
Paul Krause 1st Team
Willie Lanier 1st Team
Bob Lilly 1st Team
Floyd Little 1st Team
Larry Little 1st Team
Jerry Logan 1st Team
Mike Lucci 1st Team
Jim Marsalis 1st Team
John Niland 1st Team
Jim Otto 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Mike Reid 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Johnny Robinson 1st Team
Charlie Sanders 1st Team
Bubba Smith 1st Team
Roger Staubach 1st Team
Otis Taylor 1st Team
Jim Tyrer 1st Team
Gene Upshaw 1st Team
Paul Warfield 1st Team
Gene A. Washington 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Ron Widby 1st Team
Dave Wilcox 1st Team
Jerrel Wilson 1st Team
Willie Wood 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Garo Yepremian 1st Team

United Press International
Bobby Bell 1st Team
Forrest Blue 1st Team
Bill Bradley 1st Team
John Brockington 1st Team
Larry Brown 1st Team
Willie Brown 1st Team
Dick Butkus 1st Team
Larry Csonka 1st Team
Bill Curry 1st Team
Carl Eller 1st Team
Gale Gillingham 1st Team
Joe Greene 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Bob Grim 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Winston Hill 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Claude Humphrey 1st Team
Jimmy Johnson 1st Team
Paul Krause 1st Team
Greg Landry 1st Team
Willie Lanier 1st Team
Bob Lilly 1st Team
Floyd Little 1st Team
Larry Little 1st Team
Tom Mack 1st Team
Jim Marsalis 1st Team
Ernie McMillan 1st Team
Milt Morin 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Jack Pardee 1st Team
Mike Reid 1st Team
Charlie Sanders 1st Team
Jake Scott 1st Team
Bubba Smith 1st Team
Bill Stanfill 1st Team
Walt Sweeney 1st Team
Otis Taylor 1st Team
Jim Tyrer 1st Team
Paul Warfield 1st Team
Gene A. Washington 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Dave Wilcox 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Cas Banaszek 2nd Team
Elvin Bethea 2nd Team
Fred Biletnikoff 2nd Team
Aaron Brown 2nd Team
Bob Brown 2nd Team
Robert E. Brown 2nd Team
Buck Buchanan 2nd Team
Ed Budde 2nd Team
Norm Bulaich 2nd Team
Raymond Chester 2nd Team
Mike Curtis 2nd Team
Len Dawson 2nd Team
Bob DeMarco 2nd Team
Willie Ellison 2nd Team
Manny Fernandez 2nd Team
Gary Garrison 2nd Team
Dick Gordon 2nd Team
Larry Grantham 2nd Team
Cedrick Hardman 2nd Team
Len Hauss 2nd Team
Chuck Howley 2nd Team
Roy Jefferson 2nd Team
Leroy Kelly 2nd Team
Ted Kwalick 2nd Team
Dick LeBeau 2nd Team
Jerry Logan 2nd Team
Mike Lucci 2nd Team
Jim Marshall 2nd Team
John Niland 2nd Team
Merlin Olsen 2nd Team
Steve Owens 2nd Team
Woody Peoples 2nd Team
Richie Petitbon 2nd Team
Ron Pritchard 2nd Team
Mel Renfro 2nd Team
Isiah Robertson 2nd Team
Roger Staubach 2nd Team
Earlie Thomas 2nd Team
Emmitt Thomas 2nd Team
Gene Upshaw 2nd Team
Bob Vogel 2nd Team
Rick Volk 2nd Team
Larry Wilson 2nd Team
Rayfield Wright 2nd Team

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