1996 National Football League


The 1996 season was the National Football League's 77th, and 30 teams competed in the league that year. The Green Bay Packers won the 1996 championship.

1996 National Football League Standings
1996 National Football League League Leaders

Arizona Cardinals (7-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Atlanta Falcons (3-13) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Baltimore Ravens (4-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Buffalo Bills (10-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Carolina Panthers (12-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Chicago Bears (7-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cincinnati Bengals (8-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Dallas Cowboys (10-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Denver Broncos (13-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Detroit Lions (5-11) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Green Bay Packers (13-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Houston Oilers (8-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Indianapolis Colts (9-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Jacksonville Jaguars (9-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Kansas City Chiefs (9-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Miami Dolphins (8-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Minnesota Vikings (9-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New England Patriots (11-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New Orleans Saints (3-13) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Giants (6-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Jets (1-15) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Oakland Raiders (7-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Philadelphia Eagles (10-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Pittsburgh Steelers (10-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Diego Chargers (8-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Francisco 49ers (12-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Seattle Seahawks (7-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
St. Louis Rams (6-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Washington Redskins (9-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1996 Award Winners


Dom Capers - AP NFL Coach of the Year
Dom Capers - Sporting News NFL Coach of the Year
Brett Favre - AP MVP
Brett Favre - Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year)
Brett Favre - Newspaper Ent. Assoc. MVP
Brett Favre - PFWA MVP
Terrell Davis - AP Offensive Player of the Year
Bruce Smith - AP Defensive Player of the Year
Eddie George - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
Simeon Rice - AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
Jerome Bettis - AP Comeback Player of the Year
Desmond Howard - Super Bowl MVP
Darrell Green - Walter Payton Man of the Year

1996 All-Pros



Associated Press

All-NFL
Larry Allen 1st Team
Ashley Ambrose 1st Team
Michael Bates 1st Team
Jerome Bettis 1st Team
Cary Blanchard 1st Team
Chad Brown 1st Team
LeRoy Butler 1st Team
Terrell Davis 1st Team
Dermontti Dawson 1st Team
Brett Favre 1st Team
Chris Gardocki 1st Team
Kevin Greene 1st Team
Randall McDaniel 1st Team
Sam Mills 1st Team
Herman Moore 1st Team
John Randle 1st Team
Jerry Rice 1st Team
Deion Sanders 1st Team
Junior Seau 1st Team
Shannon Sharpe 1st Team
Bruce Smith 1st Team
Matt Turk 1st Team
Alfred Williams 1st Team
Erik Williams 1st Team
Darren Woodson 1st Team
Bryant Young 1st Team
Gary Zimmerman 1st Team
Terry Allen 2nd Team
Mike Alstott 2nd Team
Bruce Armstrong 2nd Team
Steve Atwater 2nd Team
Dale Carter 2nd Team
John Elway 2nd Team
Merton Hanks 2nd Team
John Kasay 2nd Team
Cortez Kennedy 2nd Team
Levon Kirkland 2nd Team
Lamar Lathon 2nd Team
Tony Martin 2nd Team
Bruce Matthews 2nd Team
Chester McGlockton 2nd Team
Dave Meggett 2nd Team
Hardy Nickerson 2nd Team
Carl Pickens 2nd Team
Willie Roaf 2nd Team
Barry Sanders 2nd Team
Mark Stepnoski 2nd Team
Derrick Thomas 2nd Team
Tony Tolbert 2nd Team
Wesley Walls 2nd Team
Reggie White 2nd Team
Aeneas Williams 2nd Team
Steve Wisniewski 2nd Team

Pro Football Weekly

All-Conference
Larry Allen 1st Team
Terry Allen 1st Team
Ashley Ambrose 1st Team
Bruce Armstrong 1st Team
Steve Atwater 1st Team
Michael Bates 1st Team
Jerome Bettis 1st Team
Cary Blanchard 1st Team
Chad Brown 1st Team
Lomas Brown 1st Team
LeRoy Butler 1st Team
Dale Carter 1st Team
Terrell Davis 1st Team
Dermontti Dawson 1st Team
John Elway 1st Team
Brett Favre 1st Team
Chris Gardocki 1st Team
Kevin Glover 1st Team
Darrien Gordon 1st Team
Kevin Greene 1st Team
Desmond Howard 1st Team
John Kasay 1st Team
Cortez Kennedy 1st Team
Levon Kirkland 1st Team
Carnell Lake 1st Team
Lamar Lathon 1st Team
Tony Martin 1st Team
Bruce Matthews 1st Team
Randall McDaniel 1st Team
Chester McGlockton 1st Team
John Henry Mills 1st Team
Sam Mills 1st Team
Herman Moore 1st Team
Carl Pickens 1st Team
John Randle 1st Team
Jerry Rice 1st Team
Willie Roaf 1st Team
Barry Sanders 1st Team
Deion Sanders 1st Team
Jim Schwantz 1st Team
Shannon Sharpe 1st Team
Will Shields 1st Team
Bruce Smith 1st Team
Derrick Thomas 1st Team
Tony Tolbert 1st Team
Matt Turk 1st Team
Tamarick Vanover 1st Team
Wesley Walls 1st Team
Reggie White 1st Team
Aeneas Williams 1st Team
Alfred Williams 1st Team
Darren Woodson 1st Team
Bryant Young 1st Team
Gary Zimmerman 1st Team

Pro Football Writers Association

All-NFL
Larry Allen 1st Team
Michael Bates 1st Team
Cary Blanchard 1st Team
Chad Brown 1st Team
LeRoy Butler 1st Team
Terrell Davis 1st Team
Dermontti Dawson 1st Team
Brett Favre 1st Team
Chris Gardocki 1st Team
Kevin Greene 1st Team
Desmond Howard 1st Team
Randall McDaniel 1st Team
Sam Mills 1st Team
Carl Pickens 1st Team
John Randle 1st Team
Jerry Rice 1st Team
Willie Roaf 1st Team
Barry Sanders 1st Team
Deion Sanders 1st Team
Jim Schwantz 1st Team
Shannon Sharpe 1st Team
Bruce Smith 1st Team
Aeneas Williams 1st Team
Alfred Williams 1st Team
Darren Woodson 1st Team
Bryant Young 1st Team
Gary Zimmerman 1st Team

The Sporting News
Larry Allen 1st Team
Michael Bates 1st Team
Cary Blanchard 1st Team
Chad Brown 1st Team
LeRoy Butler 1st Team
Dale Carter 1st Team
Terrell Davis 1st Team
Dermontti Dawson 1st Team
Brett Favre 1st Team
Chris Gardocki 1st Team
Desmond Howard 1st Team
Lamar Lathon 1st Team
Randall McDaniel 1st Team
Herman Moore 1st Team
John Randle 1st Team
Jerry Rice 1st Team
Willie Roaf 1st Team
Barry Sanders 1st Team
Deion Sanders 1st Team
Junior Seau 1st Team
Shannon Sharpe 1st Team
Bruce Smith 1st Team
Alfred Williams 1st Team
Darren Woodson 1st Team
Bryant Young 1st Team
Gary Zimmerman 1st Team

United Press International

All-Conference
Larry Allen 1st Team
Terry Allen 1st Team
Ashley Ambrose 1st Team
Bruce Armstrong 1st Team
Steve Atwater 1st Team
Jerome Bettis 1st Team
Cary Blanchard 1st Team
Chad Brown 1st Team
Lomas Brown 1st Team
LeRoy Butler 1st Team
Dale Carter 1st Team
Larry Centers 1st Team
Terrell Davis 1st Team
Dermontti Dawson 1st Team
John Elway 1st Team
Brett Favre 1st Team
Chris Gardocki 1st Team
Terry Glenn 1st Team
Kevin Glover 1st Team
Kevin Greene 1st Team
Desmond Howard 1st Team
John Kasay 1st Team
Cortez Kennedy 1st Team
Carnell Lake 1st Team
Lamar Lathon 1st Team
Bruce Matthews 1st Team
Randall McDaniel 1st Team
Chester McGlockton 1st Team
Dave Meggett 1st Team
Sam Mills 1st Team
Herman Moore 1st Team
Carl Pickens 1st Team
John Randle 1st Team
Jerry Rice 1st Team
Willie Roaf 1st Team
Barry Sanders 1st Team
Deion Sanders 1st Team
Junior Seau 1st Team
Shannon Sharpe 1st Team
Bruce Smith 1st Team
Derrick Thomas 1st Team
Tony Tolbert 1st Team
Matt Turk 1st Team
Wesley Walls 1st Team
Reggie White 1st Team
Aeneas Williams 1st Team
Alfred Williams 1st Team
Steve Wisniewski 1st Team
Darren Woodson 1st Team
Bryant Young 1st Team
Gary Zimmerman 1st Team
Michael Bates 2nd Team
Blaine Bishop 2nd Team
Drew Bledsoe 2nd Team
Chris Boniol 2nd Team
Tony Boselli 2nd Team
Tyrone Braxton 2nd Team
Tim Brown 2nd Team
Isaac Bruce 2nd Team
Cris Carter 2nd Team
Ben Coates 2nd Team
Mark Collins 2nd Team
Bob Dahl 2nd Team
Eric Davis 2nd Team
Al Del Greco 2nd Team
Ray Donaldson 2nd Team
William Fuller 2nd Team
Eddie George 2nd Team
Darrien Gordon 2nd Team
Merton Hanks 2nd Team
Ken Harvey 2nd Team
John Jackson 2nd Team
Keith Jackson 2nd Team
Seth Joyner 2nd Team
John Jurkovic 2nd Team
John Kidd 2nd Team
Levon Kirkland 2nd Team
Curtis Martin 2nd Team
Tony Martin 2nd Team
Tim McDonald 2nd Team
Nate Newton 2nd Team
Hardy Nickerson 2nd Team
Bryce Paup 2nd Team
Michael Dean Perry 2nd Team
Simeon Rice 2nd Team
Bill Romanowski 2nd Team
Todd Sauerbrun 2nd Team
Will Shields 2nd Team
Michael Sinclair 2nd Team
Emmitt Smith 2nd Team
Kevin R. Smith 2nd Team
Neil Smith 2nd Team
Mark Stepnoski 2nd Team
Dana Stubblefield 2nd Team
Eric Swann 2nd Team
Ricky Watters 2nd Team
Bob Whitfield 2nd Team
Erik Williams 2nd Team
Will Wolford 2nd Team
Rod Woodson 2nd Team
Steve Young 2nd Team

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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
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