Philadelphia Eagles Top 10 Individual Offensive Seasons (Gen X Edition)- Part 6 of a 10 Part Series
5 Wilbert Montgomery 1981
Wilbert Montgomery rebounded from any Super Bowl XV hangover with a spectacular all around season in 1981. He was the catalyst on an Eagles offense that finished ranked no. 5 in the NFL.
In just 15 games, Wilbert rolled up 1,402 yards, gaining 4.9 yards per carry. He also recorded 49 receptions for 521 yards– a 10.6 yard per catch average. Both his rushing and yards from scrimmage (1,923) totals are the third highest in team history. And, as was the case throughout his career, Montgomery had a nose for the end zone, scoring 10 TD's.
Rushing: 286-1,402 yards, 4.9 Avg, 8 TD
Receiving: 49-521 yards, 10.6 Avg, 2 TD
Scrimmage Yards: 1,923 yards, 10 TD