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Frank Tripucka

Francis Joseph Tripucka

Position: QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 192 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: December 8, 1927 in Bloomfield, NJ
Died: September 12, 2013 in Woodland Park, NJ
High School: Bloomfield
College: Notre Dame   (school history)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 19 (4840th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Frank Tripucka's Career 4th quarter comebacks and game-winning drives

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8 fourth quarter comebacks, 8 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 11 1949-12-04 21-361 DET NYY W 28-27 4QC / GWD
2 1949 12 1949-12-11 22-003 DET GNB W 21-7 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 1952 10 1952-11-27 24-355 DTX CHI W 27-23 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 1960 6 1960-10-23 32-320 DEN BOS W 31-24 20 37 54.05 287 4 2 93.0 7.76 7.49 1 0 0.00 0 4QC / GWD
5 1960 11 1960-11-27 32-355 DEN BUF T 38-38 19 41 46.34 328 3 5 58.8 8.00 3.98 0 0 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
6 1961 6 1961-10-15 33-311 DEN OAK W 27-24 15 25 60.00 195 1 2 64.6 7.80 5.00 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
7 1962 2 1962-09-15 34-281 DEN @ BUF W 23-20 29 56 51.79 447 2 3 68.1 7.98 6.29 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
8 1962 7 1962-10-21 34-317 DEN HOU W 20-10 26 40 65.00 308 1 1 86.2 7.70 7.08 0 0 0 4QC / GWD
9 1962 9 1962-11-04 34-331 DEN @ SDG W 23-20 17 32 53.13 202 1 1 70.1 6.31 5.53 0 0 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 1960 2 1960-09-18 32-285 DEN @ BUF W 27-21 14 26 53.85 156 2 2 65.5 6.00 4.08 4 -2 -0.50 0 QB deserves no credit