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George Blanda

George Frederick Blanda

Position: QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 215 lbs.

Born: September 17, 1927 in Youngwood, PA
Died: September 27, 2010 in Alameda, CA
High School: Youngwood
College: Kentucky   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 12th round (119th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 95 (157th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1981

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George Blanda 1956 Field Goal Log

12 Field Goals

4 Go-Ahead, Long of 41 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Bears12
Packers4
49ers2
Lions2
Cardinals1
Giants1
Colts1
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Home6
Road6
Sunday12
1st3
2nd4
3rd3
4th2
19 or fewer yards4
20-29 yards4
30-39 yards3
40-49 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Dist Score Before Score After
1 2 1956-10-07 CHI @ GNB W 37-21 1 29 Tied 7-7 Lead 10-7*
2 2 1956-10-07 CHI @ GNB W 37-21 2 41 Lead 10-7 Lead 13-7
3 2 1956-10-07 CHI @ GNB W 37-21 4 11 Lead 27-21 Lead 30-21
4 3 1956-10-14 CHI SFO W 31-7 3 14 Lead 14-0 Lead 17-0
5 4 1956-10-21 CHI BAL W 58-27 3 30 Lead 34-21 Lead 37-21
6 5 1956-10-28 CHI @ SFO W 38-21 2 15 Lead 21-14 Lead 24-14
7 7 1956-11-11 CHI GNB W 38-14 4 29 Lead 35-14 Lead 38-14
8 8 1956-11-18 CHI RAM W 30-21 1 29 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
9 9 1956-11-25 CHI @ NYG T 17-17 3 22 Trail 0-17 Trail 3-17
10 10 1956-12-02 CHI @ DET L 10-42 2 11 Trail 0-7 Trail 3-7
11 11 1956-12-09 CHI CRD W 10-3 2 36 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
12 12 1956-12-16 CHI DET W 38-21 1 37 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*