Little wins rushing crown

NFL Broncos Floyd Little
Denver Broncos Hall of Fame running back Floyd Little (44) is interviewed on NBC television after an NFL game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif., Dec. 19, 1971. Little rushed for 79 yards and became the first Bronco to eclipse 1,000 yards, gaining 1,133 to lead the NFL in the Raiders 21-13 win. (AP Photo/NFL Photos)

Floyd Little compiles 79 yards against Raiders in Oakland to finish as pro football’s top runner with 1,133 yards.

Little also becomes first Bronco to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season.