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Sonny Jurgensen

Christian Adolph Jurgensen II

Position: QB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 202 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: August 23, 1934 in Wilmington, NC
High School: New Hanover
College: Duke   (school history)    (Jurgensen college stats)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th round (43rd overall) of the 1957 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 107 (71st overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1983, finalist in 1980, 1982

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Sonny Jurgensen'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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18 fourth quarter comebacks, 14 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 1961 4 1961-10-08 27-046 PHI PIT W 21-16 11 22 50.00% 109 2 3 55.1 4.95 0.64 4 10 2.50 0 4QC / GWD
2 1961 7 1961-10-29 27-067 PHI @ WAS W 27-24 27 41 65.85% 436 3 2 105.3 10.63 9.90 2 -5 -2.50 0 4QC / GWD
3 1961 14 1961-12-17 27-116 PHI @ DET W 27-24 27 42 64.29% 403 3 2 99.6 9.60 8.88 1 0 0.00 0 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
4 1963 1 1963-09-15 29-023 PHI PIT T 21-21 16 26 61.54% 322 3 2 111.4 12.38 11.23 2 2 1.00 0 4QC
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
5 1964 7 1964-10-25 30-063 WAS CHI W 27-20 16 31 51.61% 205 4 1 98.8 6.61 7.74 1 -4 -4.00 0 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 1965 11 1965-11-28 31-097 WAS DAL W 34-31 26 43 60.47% 411 3 2 96.2 9.56 8.86 3 11 3.67 1 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
7 1966 7 1966-10-23 32-061 WAS STL W 26-20 20 35 57.14% 246 2 1 86.1 7.03 6.89 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
8 1966 8 1966-10-30 32-068 WAS @ PHI W 27-13 18 31 58.06% 171 2 2 68.1 5.52 3.90 0 0 0 GWD
9 1966 13 1966-12-11 32-110 WAS @ DAL W 34-31 18 33 54.55% 308 3 1 104.1 9.33 9.79 0 0 0 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
10 1967 5 1967-10-15 33-053 WAS @ ATL T 20-20 28 41 68.29% 326 3 2 96.2 7.95 7.22 0 0 0 4QC
11 1967 9 1967-11-12 33-081 WAS SFO W 31-28 22 41 53.66% 291 3 1 90.6 7.10 7.46 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
12 1967 12 1967-12-03 33-102 WAS PHI T 35-35 30 50 60.00% 366 4 2 92.6 7.32 7.12 1 13 13.00 0 4QC
13 1967 13 1967-12-10 33-109 WAS @ PIT W 15-10 9 32 28.13% 155 1 3 18.6 4.84 1.25 2 -1 -0.50 0 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
14 1969 3 1969-10-05 35-043 WAS @ SFO T 17-17 27 39 69.23% 258 1 1 85.2 6.62 5.97 0 0 0 4QC
15 1969 5 1969-10-19 35-057 WAS NYG W 20-14 11 21 52.38% 111 0 1 47.9 5.29 3.14 2 20 10.00 0 4QC
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
16 1972 6 1972-10-22 38-060 WAS DAL W 24-20 11 16 68.75% 180 1 0 127.1 11.25 12.50 1 0 0.00 0 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
17 1973 4 1973-10-08 39-046 WAS DAL W 14-7 14 20 70.00% 140 1 0 106.2 7.00 8.00 2 7 3.50 0 4QC
18 1973 12 1973-12-02 39-101 WAS NYG W 27-24 12 15 80.00% 135 1 0 126.4 9.00 10.33 1 0 0.00 0 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
19 1974 5 1974-10-13 40-051 WAS MIA W 20-17 26 39 66.67% 303 2 3 75.1 7.77 5.33 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
20 1974 9 1974-11-10 40-079 WAS @ PHI W 27-20 14 23 60.87% 172 1 0 98.5 7.48 8.35 2 -3 -1.50 0 4QC / GWD

2 other games 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 1967 6 1967-10-22 33-060 WAS @ RAM T 28-28 18 41 43.90% 334 4 0 105.1 8.15 10.10 1 6 6.00 0 QB deserves little credit
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 1969 8 1969-11-09 35-078 WAS PHI T 28-28 22 32 68.75% 252 2 0 113.0 7.88 9.13 1 7 7.00 0 QB deserves little credit