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Jim Finks

James Edward Finks

Position: QB-DB-TB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 180 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: August 31, 1927 in St. Louis, MO
Died: May 8, 1994 in New Orleans, LA
High School: Salem
College: Tulsa   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 12th round (116th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Jim Finks's Career 4th quarter comebacks and game-winning drives

The research for this page was done by Scott Kacsmar. Read his extensive three-part article (Part I - Part II - Part III) for full details.

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8 fourth quarter comebacks, 9 game-winning drives

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1949 4 1949-10-16 22-046 PIT @ NYG W 21-17 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
2 1951 12 1951-12-16 24-107 PIT @ WAS W 20-10 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
3 1953 2 1953-10-03 26-033 PIT NYG W 24-14 4QC / GWD
4 1953 3 1953-10-11 26-041 PIT CRD W 31-28 4QC / GWD
5 1953 8 1953-11-15 26-076 PIT @ NYG W 14-10 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
6 1954 1 1954-09-26 27-026 PIT @ GNB W 21-20 4QC / GWD
7 1954 10 1954-11-28 27-089 PIT CRD W 20-17 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
8 1955 1 1955-09-26 28-026 PIT CRD W 14-7 GWD
9 1955 3 1955-10-09 28-039 PIT NYG W 30-23 4QC / GWD

One other game of note

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1953 12 1953-12-13 26-104 PIT @ WAS W 14-13 QB deserves little credit