1972 NFL Season

League Note
Beginning in 1972, the NFL counted tie games as half a win and half a loss for the purposes of calculating winning percentage. In prior years, tie games were disregarded.

Commissioner
Pete Rozelle
Union Director
Ed Garvey
Player President
John Gordy

1972 NFL Draft

Pick Player Team
1 Walt Patulski / DE Bills
2 Sherman White / DE Bengals
3 Lionel Antoine / T Bears
4 Ahmad Rashad (Bobby Moore) / WR Cardinals
5 Riley Odoms / TE Broncos