1976 National Football League


The 1976 season was the National Football League's 57th, and 28 teams competed in the league that year. The Oakland Raiders won the 1976 championship.

1976 National Football League Standings
1976 National Football League League Leaders

Atlanta Falcons (4-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Baltimore Colts (11-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Buffalo Bills (2-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Chicago Bears (7-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cincinnati Bengals (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cleveland Browns (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Dallas Cowboys (11-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Denver Broncos (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Detroit Lions (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Green Bay Packers (5-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Houston Oilers (5-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Kansas City Chiefs (5-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Los Angeles Rams (10-3-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Miami Dolphins (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Minnesota Vikings (11-2-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New England Patriots (11-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New Orleans Saints (4-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Giants (3-11) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Jets (3-11) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Oakland Raiders (13-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Philadelphia Eagles (4-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Pittsburgh Steelers (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Diego Chargers (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Francisco 49ers (8-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Seattle Seahawks (2-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
St. Louis Cardinals (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-14) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Washington Redskins (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1976 Award Winners


Forrest Gregg - AP NFL Coach of the Year
Chuck Fairbanks - Sporting News NFL Coach of the Year
Bert Jones - AP MVP
Ken Stabler - Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year)
Bert Jones - Newspaper Ent. Assoc. MVP
Bert Jones - PFWA MVP
Bert Jones - AP Offensive Player of the Year
Jack Lambert - AP Defensive Player of the Year
Sammy White - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
Mike Haynes - AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
Greg Landry - AP Comeback Player of the Year
Fred Biletnikoff - Super Bowl MVP
Franco Harris - Walter Payton Man of the Year

1976 All-Pros



Associated Press

All-Conference
Coy Bacon 1st Team
Jim Bakken 1st Team
Tom Banks 1st Team
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Roger Carr 1st Team
Tommy Casanova 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Wally Chambers 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Conrad Dobler 1st Team
Billy Joe DuPree 1st Team
John Dutton 1st Team
Glen Edwards 1st Team
Chuck Foreman 1st Team
Mel Gray 1st Team
Joe Greene 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Tommy Hart 1st Team
Mike Haynes 1st Team
Ted Hendricks 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
John James 1st Team
Bert Jones 1st Team
George Kunz 1st Team
Jack Lambert 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Lydell Mitchell 1st Team
Blaine Nye 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Ken Riley 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Jerry Sherk 1st Team
O.J. Simpson 1st Team
Roger Staubach 1st Team
Jan Stenerud 1st Team
Brad Van Pelt 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team

All-NFL
Jim Bakken 1st Team
Tom Banks 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Tommy Casanova 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Wally Chambers 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
John Dutton 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
Bert Jones 1st Team
Jack Lambert 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Jerry Sherk 1st Team
O.J. Simpson 1st Team
Rick Upchurch 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team
Bill Bergey 2nd Team
Robert Brazile 2nd Team
Eddie Brown 2nd Team
Roger Carr 2nd Team
Isaac Curtis 2nd Team
Conrad Dobler 2nd Team
Glen Edwards 2nd Team
Chuck Foreman 2nd Team
Russ Francis 2nd Team
Joe Greene 2nd Team
Tommy Hart 2nd Team
Mike Haynes 2nd Team
Ted Hendricks 2nd Team
Efren Herrera 2nd Team
John James 2nd Team
George Kunz 2nd Team
Jim Langer 2nd Team
Harvey Martin 2nd Team
Lydell Mitchell 2nd Team
Alan Page 2nd Team
Ken Riley 2nd Team
Ken Stabler 2nd Team
Gene Upshaw 2nd Team
Mike Wagner 2nd Team
Rayfield Wright 2nd Team

Newspaper Enterprise Association
Jim Bakken 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Wally Chambers 1st Team
Isaac Curtis 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Conrad Dobler 1st Team
Chuck Foreman 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Chris Hanburger 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Tommy Hart 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
Bert Jones 1st Team
Jack Lambert 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Lemar Parrish 1st Team
Jerry Sherk 1st Team
O.J. Simpson 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team
Coy Bacon 2nd Team
Tom Banks 2nd Team
Bill Bergey 2nd Team
Mel Blount 2nd Team
Roger Carr 2nd Team
Tommy Casanova 2nd Team
Glen Edwards 2nd Team
Cleveland Elam 2nd Team
Russ Francis 2nd Team
John Hannah 2nd Team
Franco Harris 2nd Team
Mike Haynes 2nd Team
Ted Hendricks 2nd Team
Claude Humphrey 2nd Team
John James 2nd Team
Charlie Joiner 2nd Team
George Kunz 2nd Team
Alan Page 2nd Team
Walter Payton 2nd Team
Ken Stabler 2nd Team
Jan Stenerud 2nd Team
Gene Upshaw 2nd Team
Phil Villapiano 2nd Team
Rayfield Wright 2nd Team

Pro Football Weekly

All-Conference
Coy Bacon 1st Team
Jim Bakken 1st Team
Tom Banks 1st Team
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Mel Blount 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Robert Brazile 1st Team
Eddie Brown 1st Team
Cullen Bryant 1st Team
Roger Carr 1st Team
Tommy Casanova 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Wally Chambers 1st Team
Curley Culp 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Conrad Dobler 1st Team
Billy Joe DuPree 1st Team
John Dutton 1st Team
Chuck Foreman 1st Team
Joe Greene 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Chris Hanburger 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Duriel Harris 1st Team
Franco Harris 1st Team
Tommy Hart 1st Team
Mike Haynes 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
John James 1st Team
George Kunz 1st Team
Jack Lambert 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Toni Linhart 1st Team
Blaine Nye 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Jerry Sherk 1st Team
O.J. Simpson 1st Team
Ken Stabler 1st Team
Fran Tarkenton 1st Team
Rick Upchurch 1st Team
Mike Wagner 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Sammy White 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team

All-NFL
Jim Bakken 1st Team
Mel Blount 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Robert Brazile 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Wally Chambers 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Duriel Harris 1st Team
Tommy Hart 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
Jack Lambert 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Jerry Sherk 1st Team
O.J. Simpson 1st Team
Ken Stabler 1st Team
Rick Upchurch 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team

Pro Football Writers Association
Jim Bakken 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Robert Brazile 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Wally Chambers 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Tommy Hart 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
Bert Jones 1st Team
Jack Lambert 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Jerry Sherk 1st Team
O.J. Simpson 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team
Coy Bacon 2nd Team
Tom Banks 2nd Team
Bill Bergey 2nd Team
Roger Carr 2nd Team
Tommy Casanova 2nd Team
Isaac Curtis 2nd Team
Thom Darden 2nd Team
John Dutton 2nd Team
Joe Ehrmann 2nd Team
Chuck Foreman 2nd Team
Russ Francis 2nd Team
Franco Harris 2nd Team
Mike Haynes 2nd Team
Ted Hendricks 2nd Team
Efren Herrera 2nd Team
John James 2nd Team
George Kunz 2nd Team
Alan Page 2nd Team
Ken Riley 2nd Team
Isiah Robertson 2nd Team
Ken Stabler 2nd Team
Gene Upshaw 2nd Team
Ed White 2nd Team
Rayfield Wright 2nd Team

The Sporting News

All-Conference
Coy Bacon 1st Team
Jim Bakken 1st Team
Tom Banks 1st Team
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Mel Blount 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Robert Brazile 1st Team
Roger Carr 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Wally Chambers 1st Team
Curley Culp 1st Team
Isaac Curtis 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Conrad Dobler 1st Team
John Dutton 1st Team
Chuck Foreman 1st Team
Russ Francis 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Chris Hanburger 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Tommy Hart 1st Team
Mike Haynes 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
John James 1st Team
George Kunz 1st Team
Jack Lambert 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Toni Linhart 1st Team
Lydell Mitchell 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Jerry Sherk 1st Team
O.J. Simpson 1st Team
Ken Stabler 1st Team
Roger Staubach 1st Team
Jack Tatum 1st Team
Mike Wagner 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Ed White 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team

United Press International
Coy Bacon 1st Team
Jim Bakken 1st Team
Tom Banks 1st Team
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Mel Blount 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Robert Brazile 1st Team
Tommy Casanova 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Wally Chambers 1st Team
Isaac Curtis 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Conrad Dobler 1st Team
Billy Joe DuPree 1st Team
John Dutton 1st Team
Joe Ehrmann 1st Team
Chuck Foreman 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Chris Hanburger 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Tommy Hart 1st Team
Mike Haynes 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
John James 1st Team
Bert Jones 1st Team
George Kunz 1st Team
Jack Lambert 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Toni Linhart 1st Team
Lydell Mitchell 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Jerry Sherk 1st Team
O.J. Simpson 1st Team
Fran Tarkenton 1st Team
Mike Wagner 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Ed White 1st Team
Sammy White 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team
Lionel Antoine 2nd Team
George Atkinson 2nd Team
Marv Bateman 2nd Team
Larry Brooks 2nd Team
Fred Carr 2nd Team
Roger Carr 2nd Team
Fred Cook 2nd Team
Curley Culp 2nd Team
Glen Edwards 2nd Team
Cleveland Elam 2nd Team
Russ Francis 2nd Team
Randy Gradishar 2nd Team
Frank Grant 2nd Team
Leon Gray 2nd Team
Joe Greene 2nd Team
L.C. Greenwood 2nd Team
Franco Harris 2nd Team
Len Hauss 2nd Team
Ted Hendricks 2nd Team
Efren Herrera 2nd Team
Claude Humphrey 2nd Team
James Hunter 2nd Team
Harold Jackson 2nd Team
Dave Jennings 2nd Team
Bob Johnson 2nd Team
Charlie Joiner 2nd Team
Jon Kolb 2nd Team
Joe Lavender 2nd Team
Tom Mack 2nd Team
Harvey Martin 2nd Team
Lawrence McCutcheon 2nd Team
Reggie McKenzie 2nd Team
Blaine Nye 2nd Team
Riley Odoms 2nd Team
Lemar Parrish 2nd Team
Greg Pruitt 2nd Team
Ken Riley 2nd Team
Charlie Sanders 2nd Team
Jeff Siemon 2nd Team
Ken Stabler 2nd Team
Roger Staubach 2nd Team
Mike Thomas 2nd Team
Jim Turner 2nd Team
Gene Upshaw 2nd Team
Phil Villapiano 2nd Team
Charlie Weaver 2nd Team
Charlie West 2nd Team
Nate Wright 2nd Team
Rayfield Wright 2nd Team

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Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Sat, Dec 15 HOU 29 at NYJ 22 Final
Sat, Dec 15 CLE 17 at DEN 16 Final
Sun, Dec 16 ARI 14 at ATL 40 Final
Sun, Dec 16 TB 12 at BAL 20 Final
Sun, Dec 16 DET 13 at BUF 14 Final
Sun, Dec 16 GB 17 at CHI 24 Final
Sun, Dec 16 OAK 16 at CIN 30 Final
Sun, Dec 16 DAL 0 at IND 23 Final
Sun, Dec 16 WAS 16 at JAC 13 Final
Sun, Dec 16 MIA 17 at MIN 41 Final
Sun, Dec 16 TEN 17 at NYG 0 Final
Sun, Dec 16 SEA 23 at SF 26 Final
Sun, Dec 16 NE 10 at PIT 17 Final
Sun, Dec 16 PHI 30 at LAR 23 Final
Mon, Dec 17 NO at CAR 8:15 p.m.
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