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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 (4651st 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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Bobby Layne'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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19 fourth quarter comebacks, 20 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 6 1949-10-30 22-315 NYY WAS T 14-14 4QC
2 1949 7 1949-11-06 22-322 NYY @ NYG W 31-24 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 1950 2 1950-09-24 23-279 DET PIT W 10-7 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 1951 11 1951-12-09 24-355 DET @ RAM W 24-22 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
5 1953 5 1953-10-25 26-310 DET @ SFO W 14-10 4QC / GWD
6 1953 9 1953-11-22 26-338 DET @ CHI W 20-16 4QC / GWD
7 1953 13 1953-12-27 27-008 DET CLE W 17-16 12 25 48.00% 179 1 2 51.9 7.16 4.36 9 44 4.89 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
8 1954 5 1954-10-31 27-316 DET @ RAM W 27-24 4QC / GWD
9 1954 10 1954-12-05 27-351 DET PHI T 13-13 4QC
10 1954 12 1954-12-19 28-000 DET @ CLE 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
11 1955 7 1955-11-05 28-321 DET BAL W 24-14 4QC / GWD
12 1955 10 1955-11-24 28-340 DET GNB W 24-10 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
13 1956 4 1956-10-21 29-307 DET SFO W 20-17 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 1957 4 1957-10-20 30-305 DET BAL W 31-27 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
15 1958 9 1958-11-23 31-339 PIT @ CRD W 27-20 GWD
16 1958 10 1958-11-30 31-346 PIT CHI W 24-10 GWD
17 1958 11 1958-12-07 31-353 PIT @ WAS T 14-14 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
18 1959 7 1959-11-08 32-324 PIT DET T 10-10 4QC
19 1959 8 1959-11-15 32-331 PIT @ NYG W 14-9 4QC / GWD
20 1959 9 1959-11-22 32-338 PIT @ CLE W 21-20 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
21 1960 1 1960-09-24 33-280 PIT @ DAL W 35-28 16 25 64.00% 288 4 1 126.3 11.52 12.92 4 5 1.25 0 GWD
22 1960 9 1960-11-20 33-337 PIT CLE W 14-10 10 23 43.48% 174 0 2 33.6 7.57 3.65 1 -5 -5.00 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
23 1962 8 1962-11-04 35-320 PIT MIN W 39-31 16 28 57.14% 254 0 1 72.6 9.07 7.46 2 28 14.00 0 4QC / GWD
24 1962 9 1962-11-11 35-327 PIT @ STL W 26-17 8 14 57.14% 79 1 0 97.0 5.64 7.07 1 -4 -4.00 0 4QC / GWD