Reid, Ron
November 1976
Sports Illustrated;11/22/1976, Vol. 45 Issue 21, p28
The article features several notable rookie players in professional football in the U.S. in 1976. The 1,000-yard mark was surpassed by second-year running back Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears. The revival of the New England Patriots franchise is partly attributed to rookie defensive backs Mike Haynes and Tim Fox. Also noted is the significant contribution of linebackers Bob Breunig, Randy White and Thomas Henderson to the Dallas Cowboys.


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