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Brian Sipe

Brian Winfield Sipe

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 195 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: August 8, 1949 in San Diego, CA
High School: Grossmont
College: San Diego St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 13th round (330th overall) of the 1972 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 75 (438th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Brian Sipe'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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17 fourth quarter comebacks, 23 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 1974 7 1974-10-27 25-080 CLE DEN W 23-21 4 6 66.67% 32 0 0 79.9 5.33 5.33 5 12 2.40 2 4QC / GWD
2 1974 9 1974-11-10 25-094 CLE @ NWE W 21-14 10 18 55.56% 116 0 0 75.2 6.44 6.44 3 8 2.67 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
3 1976 7 1976-10-24 27-077 CLE SDG W 21-17 23 28 82.14% 246 2 2 97.3 8.79 7.00 3 -1 -0.33 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 1977 2 1977-09-26 28-049 CLE NWE W 30-27 18 25 72.00% 199 2 2 88.6 7.96 5.96 2 6 3.00 0 4QC / GWD
5 1977 5 1977-10-16 28-069 CLE @ HOU W 24-23 8 19 42.11% 58 1 1 45.5 3.05 1.74 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
6 1978 2 1978-09-10 29-033 CLE CIN W 13-10 16 32 50.00% 219 1 1 69.7 6.84 6.06 2 2 1.00 0 4QC / GWD
7 1978 15 1978-12-10 29-124 CLE NYJ W 37-34 20 32 62.50% 283 2 1 98.8 8.84 8.69 2 4 2.00 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
8 1979 1 1979-09-02 30-025 CLE @ NYJ W 25-22 21 36 58.33% 302 2 3 69.4 8.39 5.75 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
9 1979 2 1979-09-09 30-032 CLE @ KAN W 27-24 19 35 54.29% 243 3 1 92.9 6.94 7.37 4 6 1.50 0 4QC / GWD
10 1979 3 1979-09-16 30-039 CLE BAL W 13-10 14 32 43.75% 218 1 2 51.3 6.81 4.63 1 -3 -3.00 0 GWD
11 1979 8 1979-10-21 30-074 CLE CIN W 28-27 18 34 52.94% 197 4 3 72.8 5.79 4.18 6 -19 -3.17 0 4QC / GWD
12 1979 10 1979-11-04 30-088 CLE @ PHI W 24-19 20 35 57.14% 222 2 3 59.5 6.34 3.63 1 -3 -3.00 0 4QC / GWD
13 1979 12 1979-11-18 30-102 CLE MIA W 30-24 23 42 54.76% 358 3 0 107.0 8.52 9.95 5 30 6.00 0 4QC / GWD
14 1979 14 1979-12-02 30-116 CLE HOU W 14-7 13 26 50.00% 172 1 1 68.1 6.62 5.65 5 42 8.40 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
15 1980 7 1980-10-19 31-072 CLE GNB W 26-21 24 39 61.54% 391 2 0 112.2 10.03 11.05 2 33 16.50 0 4QC / GWD
16 1980 8 1980-10-26 31-079 CLE PIT W 27-26 28 46 60.87% 349 4 1 104.3 7.59 8.35 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
17 1980 14 1980-12-07 31-121 CLE NYJ W 17-14 30 41 73.17% 340 1 1 95.6 8.29 7.68 5 0 0.00 0 4QC / GWD
18 1980 16 1980-12-21 31-135 CLE @ CIN W 27-24 24 44 54.55% 308 3 2 80.5 7.00 6.32 1 -3 -3.00 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
19 1981 7 1981-10-18 32-071 CLE NOR W 20-17 25 42 59.52% 270 0 0 78.5 6.43 6.43 3 -8 -2.67 0 4QC / GWD
20 1981 11 1981-11-15 32-099 CLE @ SFO W 15-12 16 33 48.48% 180 1 1 62.7 5.45 4.70 1 -3 -3.00 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
21 1982 3 1982-11-21 33-105 CLE NWE W 10-7 13 32 40.63% 138 1 0 64.3 4.31 4.94 4 18 4.50 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
22 1983 4 1983-09-25 34-048 CLE @ SDG W 30-24 27 44 61.36% 327 3 0 106.9 7.43 8.80 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
23 1983 6 1983-10-09 34-062 CLE NYJ W 10-7 21 34 61.76% 294 1 2 74.9 8.65 6.59 2 11 5.50 0 GWD