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Bobby Layne

Robert Lawrence Layne (Blond Bomber)

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 201 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: December 19, 1926 in Santa Anna, TX
Died: December 1, 1986 in Lubbock, TX
High School: Highland Park
College: Texas   (school history)    (Layne college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1948 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 20 (4650th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1967

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Boxscore finder: all games started at QB by Bobby Layne in 1956

Rk Day Date Tm Opp Tm Opp
1 Sun September 30, 1956 W Detroit Lions @ Green Bay Packers 20 16 boxscore
2 Sat October 6, 1956 W Detroit Lions @ Baltimore Colts 31 14 boxscore
3 Sun October 14, 1956 W Detroit Lions Los Angeles Rams 24 21 boxscore
4 Sun October 21, 1956 W Detroit Lions San Francisco 49ers 20 17 boxscore
5 Sun October 28, 1956 W Detroit Lions @ Los Angeles Rams 16 7 boxscore
6 Sun November 4, 1956 W Detroit Lions @ San Francisco 49ers 17 13 boxscore
7 Sun November 11, 1956 L Detroit Lions @ Washington Redskins 17 18 boxscore
8 Sun November 18, 1956 W Detroit Lions Baltimore Colts 27 3 boxscore
9 Thu November 22, 1956 L Detroit Lions Green Bay Packers 20 24 boxscore
10 Sun December 2, 1956 W Detroit Lions Chicago Bears 42 10 boxscore
11 Sun December 9, 1956 W Detroit Lions Pittsburgh Steelers 45 7 boxscore
12 Sun December 16, 1956 L Detroit Lions @ Chicago Bears 21 38 boxscore

all games started at QB by Bobby Layne in 1956 (9-3)