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Ken Anderson

Kenneth Allan Anderson

Position: QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 212 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: February 15, 1949 in Batavia, IL
High School: Batavia
College: Augustana (IL)
Drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 3rd round (67th overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 121 (30th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Hall of Fame finalist in 1996, 1998

Coaching Record

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All-Pro

Fan EloRater

Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 17, 2014 10:25AM
All-Time Rank: #83. John Lynch… #84. Isiah Robertson… #85. Len Dawson… #86. KEN ANDERSON… #87. Cortez Kennedy… #88. Pat Fischer… #89. Bob Hayes… 

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD AV
1971 22 CIN qb 14 11 4 0-4-0 72 131 55.0 777 5 3.8 4 3.1 44 5.9 5.3 10.8 70.6 72.6 23 159 4.01 3.49 14.9 4
1972 23 CIN QB 14 13 13 7-6-0 171 301 56.8 1918 7 2.3 7 2.3 65 6.4 5.8 11.2 147.5 74.0 18 155 5.53 4.98 5.6 2 2 9
1973 24 CIN QB 14 14 14 10-4-0 179 329 54.4 2428 18 5.5 12 3.6 78 7.4 6.8 13.6 173.4 81.2 24 163 6.42 5.91 6.8 0 2 14
1974 25 CIN QB 14 13 13 7-6-0 213 328 64.9 2667 18 5.5 10 3.0 77 8.1 7.9 12.5 205.2 95.7 36 292 6.52 6.28 9.9 16
1975* 26 CIN QB 14 13 13 10-3-0 228 377 60.5 3169 21 5.6 11 2.9 55 8.4 8.2 13.9 243.8 93.9 32 247 7.14 6.96 7.8 1 2 16
1976* 27 CIN QB 14 14 14 10-4-0 179 338 53.0 2367 19 5.6 14 4.1 85 7.0 6.3 13.2 169.1 76.9 34 235 5.73 5.06 9.1 3 3 13
1977 28 CIN QB 14 14 13 7-6-0 166 323 51.4 2145 11 3.4 11 3.4 94 6.6 5.8 12.9 153.2 69.7 28 197 5.55 4.77 8.0 1 2 11
1978 29 CIN QB 14 12 12 4-8-0 173 319 54.2 2219 10 3.1 22 6.9 57 7.0 4.5 12.8 184.9 58.0 30 237 5.68 3.42 8.6 1 1 6
1979 30 CIN QB 14 15 15 4-11-0 189 339 55.8 2340 16 4.7 10 2.9 73 6.9 6.5 12.4 156.0 80.7 46 324 5.24 4.90 11.9 11
1980 31 CIN QB 14 13 12 5-7-0 166 275 60.4 1778 6 2.2 13 4.7 67 6.5 4.8 10.7 136.8 66.9 24 174 5.36 3.81 8.0 5
1981*+ 32 CIN QB 14 16 16 12-4-0 300 479 62.6 3754 29 6.1 10 2.1 74 7.8 8.1 12.5 234.6 98.4 25 140 7.17 7.43 5.0 2 3 18
1982* 33 CIN QB 14 9 9 7-2-0 218 309 70.6 2495 12 3.9 9 2.9 56 8.1 7.5 11.4 277.2 95.3 26 154 6.99 6.50 7.8 20
1983 34 CIN QB 14 13 13 5-8-0 198 297 66.7 2333 12 4.0 13 4.4 80 7.9 6.7 11.8 179.5 85.6 25 187 6.66 5.59 7.8 9
1984 35 CIN QB 14 11 9 3-6-0 175 275 63.6 2107 10 3.6 12 4.4 80 7.7 6.4 12.0 191.5 81.0 24 191 6.41 5.27 8.0 7
1985 36 CIN qb 14 3 2 0-2-0 16 32 50.0 170 2 6.3 0 0.0 44 5.3 6.6 10.6 56.7 86.7 2 16 4.53 5.71 5.9 1
1986 37 CIN 14 8 0 11 23 47.8 171 1 4.3 2 8.7 43 7.4 4.4 15.5 21.4 51.2 1 4 6.96 4.04 4.2 1
Career 192 172 91-81-0 2654 4475 59.3 32838 197 4.4 160 3.6 94 7.3 6.6 12.4 171.0 81.9 398 2875 6.15 5.48 8.2 10 15 161

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1973 (0-1), 1975 (0-1), 1981 (2-1), 1982 (0-1)
Playoff Game-Winning Drives: 1981 (1)

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1971 22 CIN qb 14 11 4 0-4-0 131 86 75 102 94 111 95 121 64 109
1972 23 CIN QB 14 13 13 7-6-0 301 95 101 108 110 116 82 130 112 110
1973 24 CIN QB 14 14 14 10-4-0 329 115 116 120 121 107 112 116 107 118
1974 25 CIN QB 14 13 13 7-6-0 328 127 119 129 124 141 112 121 91 132
1975* 26 CIN QB 14 13 13 10-3-0 377 127 126 129 129 122 113 122 103 127
1976* 27 CIN QB 14 14 14 10-4-0 338 107 107 112 112 103 114 111 98 112
1977 28 CIN QB 14 14 13 7-6-0 323 100 103 108 110 97 94 120 103 106
1978 29 CIN QB 14 12 12 4-8-0 319 106 103 90 90 104 89 80 97 89
1979 30 CIN QB 14 15 15 4-11-0 339 101 89 114 105 104 107 123 70 115
1980 31 CIN QB 14 13 12 5-7-0 275 89 89 85 85 118 73 96 94 91
1981*+ 32 CIN QB 14 16 16 12-4-0 479 117 125 132 136 123 123 131 113 137
1982* 33 CIN QB 14 9 9 7-2-0 309 120 120 120 121 146 97 118 98 127
1983 34 CIN QB 14 13 13 5-8-0 297 115 114 108 108 132 98 98 102 112
1984 35 CIN QB 14 11 9 3-6-0 275 112 110 105 104 125 93 98 101 107
Career 192 172 91-81-0 4475

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1971 22 CIN qb 14 11 4 22 125 1 16 5.7 11.4 2.0 125 1 5
1972 23 CIN QB 14 13 13 22 94 3 18 4.3 7.2 1.7 94 3 5
1973 24 CIN QB 14 14 14 26 97 0 17 3.7 6.9 1.9 97 0 5
1974 25 CIN QB 14 13 13 43 314 2 20 7.3 24.2 3.3 314 2 3
1975* 26 CIN QB 14 13 13 49 188 2 29 3.8 14.5 3.8 188 2 4
1976* 27 CIN QB 14 14 14 31 134 1 25 4.3 9.6 2.2 134 1 3
1977 28 CIN QB 14 14 13 26 128 2 17 4.9 9.1 1.9 128 2 5
1978 29 CIN QB 14 12 12 29 167 1 16 5.8 13.9 2.4 167 1 8
1979 30 CIN QB 14 15 15 28 235 2 21 8.4 15.7 1.9 235 2 1
1980 31 CIN QB 14 13 12 16 122 0 20 7.6 9.4 1.2 122 0 1
1981*+ 32 CIN QB 14 16 16 46 320 1 25 7.0 20.0 2.9 320 1 5
1982* 33 CIN QB 14 9 9 25 85 4 12 3.4 9.4 2.8 85 4 1
1983 34 CIN QB 14 13 13 22 147 1 29 6.7 11.3 1.7 147 1 4
1984 35 CIN QB 14 11 9 11 64 0 14 5.8 5.8 1.0 64 0 1
1985 36 CIN qb 14 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0 0 1
Career 192 172 397 2220 20 29 5.6 11.6 2.1 2220 20 52

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1971 22 CIN qb 14 11 4 0 5 2 -9 0
1972 23 CIN QB 14 13 13 0 5 0 -20 0
1973 24 CIN QB 14 14 14 0 5 3 -7 0
1974 25 CIN QB 14 13 13 0 3 1 0 0
1975* 26 CIN QB 14 13 13 0 4 1 -8 0
1976* 27 CIN QB 14 14 14 0 3 0 0 0
1977 28 CIN QB 14 14 13 0 5 2 -13 0
1978 29 CIN QB 14 12 12 0 8 3 -8 0
1979 30 CIN QB 14 15 15 0 1 0 0 0
1980 31 CIN QB 14 13 12 0 1 2 0 0
1981*+ 32 CIN QB 14 16 16 0 5 2 -20 0
1982* 33 CIN QB 14 9 9 0 1 0 0 0
1983 34 CIN QB 14 13 13 0 4 1 0 0
1984 35 CIN QB 14 11 9 0 1 0 0 0
1985 36 CIN qb 14 3 2 0 1 0 0 0
Career 192 172 0 52 17 -85 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1971 22 CIN qb 14 11 4 1 1 6
1972 23 CIN QB 14 13 13 3 3 18
1974 25 CIN QB 14 13 13 2 2 12
1975* 26 CIN QB 14 13 13 2 2 12
1976* 27 CIN QB 14 14 14 1 1 6
1977 28 CIN QB 14 14 13 2 2 12
1978 29 CIN QB 14 12 12 1 1 6
1979 30 CIN QB 14 15 15 2 2 12
1981*+ 32 CIN QB 14 16 16 1 1 6
1982* 33 CIN QB 14 9 9 4 4 24
1983 34 CIN QB 14 13 13 1 1 6
Career 192 172 20 20 120
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Johnny Unitas*, Matt Ryan, Joe Ferguson, Jim Everett, John Elway*, Joe Namath*, Gus Frerotte, Jay Schroeder, Bob Griese*, Aaron Brooks
4 Matt Ryan, Steve Grogan, Joe Namath*, Carson Palmer, Jim Everett, John Elway*, Aaron Brooks, Donovan McNabb, Mark Brunell, Drew Bledsoe
5 Joe Namath*, Steve Grogan, Aaron Brooks, Carson Palmer, Donovan McNabb, Matt Ryan, John Elway*, Mark Brunell, Drew Bledsoe, Jim Everett
6 Steve Grogan, John Elway*, Jim Kelly*, Mark Brunell, Carson Palmer, Michael Vick, Aaron Brooks, Tom Brady, Troy Aikman*, Joe Namath*
7 Steve Grogan, Drew Bledsoe, John Elway*, Steve McNair, Donovan McNabb, Mark Brunell, Troy Aikman*, Aaron Brooks, Joe Montana*, Tom Brady
8 Drew Bledsoe, Steve McNair, Bob Griese*, Joe Montana*, Donovan McNabb, Jim Zorn, Mark Brunell, Troy Aikman*, Steve Grogan, John Elway*
9 Steve Grogan, Donovan McNabb, Troy Aikman*, Drew Bledsoe, Mark Brunell, Terry Bradshaw*, Bob Griese*, Jim Everett, Joe Montana*, Carson Palmer
10 Steve Grogan, Donovan McNabb, Joe Montana*, Jim Everett, Fran Tarkenton*, Boomer Esiason, Bart Starr*, Steve McNair, Bob Griese*, Troy Aikman*
11 Terry Bradshaw*, Steve McNair, Troy Aikman*, Fran Tarkenton*, Drew Bledsoe, Dan Marino*, Joe Montana*, Joe Namath*, Bob Griese*, Drew Brees
12 Fran Tarkenton*, Boomer Esiason, Dan Fouts*, Joe Montana*, Steve McNair, Dan Marino*, Donovan McNabb, Drew Brees, Warren Moon*, Terry Bradshaw*
13 Dan Fouts*, Donovan McNabb, Warren Moon*, Fran Tarkenton*, Terry Bradshaw*, Johnny Unitas*, John Elway*, Joe Montana*, Dan Marino*, Boomer Esiason
14 Dan Fouts*, Fran Tarkenton*, Boomer Esiason, Donovan McNabb, Warren Moon*, Johnny Unitas*, Drew Bledsoe, Terry Bradshaw*, John Hadl, Joe Montana*
15 Dan Fouts*, Joe Montana*, Fran Tarkenton*, Boomer Esiason, Donovan McNabb, Randall Cunningham, Warren Moon*, Johnny Unitas*, Terry Bradshaw*, John Hadl
16 Dan Fouts*, Joe Montana*, Boomer Esiason, Randall Cunningham, Donovan McNabb, Drew Bledsoe, Warren Moon*, Terry Bradshaw*, John Hadl, Johnny Unitas*
Career Dan Fouts*, Joe Montana*, Boomer Esiason, Terry Bradshaw*, Warren Moon*, Bob Griese*, Randall Cunningham, Drew Bledsoe, Jim Kelly*, Sonny Jurgensen*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1971 22 11 QB 62 26
1972 23 13 QB 118 15
1973 24 14 QB 155 36 5 32
1974 25 13 QB 202 105 1 6
1975 26 13 QB 220 121 1 4
1976 27 14 QB 162 33 8 40
1977 28 14 QB 133 18 9 54
1978 29 12 QB 107 18
1979 30 15 QB 173 13
1980 31 13 QB 81 30
1981 32 16 QB 284 90 2 16
1982 33 9 QB 162 97 3 13
1983 34 13 QB 136 23
1984 35 11 QB 107 23
1985 36 3 QB 15 53
1986 37 8 QB 7 62
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