Atlanta was the biggest disappointment, and as Norm Van Brocklin went out the way he came in, telling everyone to get a haircut, and as Owner Rankin Smith went into hiding in dark glasses and a false mustache, Falcon Dave Hampton said, "It's the closest parallel to Watergate I can think of."
Bud Adams of Houston discovered that Sid Gillman had 11 assistants and looked at film a lot.
Charger Owner Gene Kline got married in August and was seldom seen thereafter.
There were only two sudden-death games and one of those ended in a tie.
Denver's Otis Armstrong emerged-as a real challenger to O.J.
The National Conference produced only one 1,000-yard runner, the Rams' Lawrence McCutcheon.
Everybody threw to the running backs.
Cleveland and Kansas City played the toughest schedules and showed it: 4-10 and 5-9.
Baltimore's Bob Irsay fired a coach and didn't hire a new one.
Philadelphia's receivers replaced the touchdown spike with "Roll Six," a maneuver in which they sank to their knees and tossed the ball like dice.