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Mike Phipps

Michael Elston Phipps

Position: QB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 208 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: November 19, 1947 in Shelbyville, IN
High School: Columbus
College: Purdue   (school history)    (Phipps college stats)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1970 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 40 (2178th overall since 1950)

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Mike Phipps'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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12 fourth quarter comebacks, 12 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 1972 6 1972-10-22 24-338 CLE @ HOU W 23-17 9 19 47.37% 127 1 0 87.0 6.68 7.74 5 28 5.60 1 4QC / GWD
2 1972 7 1972-10-29 24-345 CLE @ DEN W 27-20 15 33 45.45% 178 2 1 70.0 5.39 5.24 8 28 3.50 1 4QC / GWD
3 1972 9 1972-11-13 24-360 CLE @ SDG W 21-17 13 21 61.90% 186 1 1 86.6 8.86 7.67 4 17 4.25 1 4QC / GWD
4 1972 10 1972-11-19 25-000 CLE PIT W 26-24 14 25 56.00% 194 1 2 61.1 7.76 4.96 3 26 8.67 1 4QC / GWD
5 1972 13 1972-12-09 25-020 CLE @ CIN W 27-24 10 24 41.67% 151 2 1 73.4 6.29 6.08 4 10 2.50 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 1973 3 1973-09-30 25-315 CLE NYG W 12-10 9 20 45.00% 134 0 2 27.9 6.70 2.20 6 27 4.50 0 4QC / GWD
7 1973 7 1973-10-28 25-343 CLE SDG T 16-16 10 21 47.62% 92 0 2 20.4 4.38 0.10 1 4 4.00 0 4QC
8 1973 11 1973-11-25 26-006 CLE PIT W 21-16 5 17 29.41% 146 1 3 42.9 8.59 1.82 6 24 4.00 1 4QC / GWD
9 1973 12 1973-12-02 26-013 CLE @ KAN T 20-20 13 27 48.15% 171 1 1 65.5 6.33 5.41 4 19 4.75 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
10 1974 12 1974-12-01 27-012 CLE SFO W 7-0 4 7 57.14% 25 0 1 25.0 3.57 -2.86 1 1 1.00 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
11 1975 10 1975-11-23 28-004 CLE CIN W 35-23 23 36 63.89% 298 2 0 108.3 8.28 9.39 2 7 3.50 0 4QC / GWD
12 1975 11 1975-11-30 28-011 CLE NOR W 17-16 17 29 58.62% 162 1 1 71.3 5.59 4.72 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
13 1979 9 1979-10-28 31-343 CHI @ SFO W 28-27 10 19 52.63% 155 1 1 75.5 8.16 6.84 5 2 0.40 0 4QC / GWD
14 1979 11 1979-11-11 31-357 CHI RAM W 27-23 16 33 48.48% 239 2 0 92.9 7.24 8.45 3 1 0.33 0 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 1979 15 1979-12-09 32-020 CHI @ GNB W 15-14 10 25 40.00% 113 0 1 37.6 4.52 2.72 1 -1 -1.00 0 QB deserves no credit