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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 1961 Field Goal Log

1961 Field Goal Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

16 Field Goals

3 Go-Ahead, 3 Tying, Long of 55 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Titans16
Broncos3
Raiders3
Patriots3
Chargers3
Jets2
Bills1
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Home9
Road7
Sunday13
Saturday2
Friday1
1st3
2nd8
3rd2
4th3
19 or fewer yards6
20-29 yards6
30-39 yards1
40-49 yards1
50 or more yards2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Dist Score Before Score After
1 1 1961-09-09 HOU OAK W 55-0 3 27 Lead 35-0 Lead 38-0
2 1 1961-09-09 HOU OAK W 55-0 4 14 Lead 38-0 Lead 41-0
3 2 1961-09-24 HOU @ SDG L 24-34 1 28 Trail 0-3 Tied 3-3
4 4 1961-10-08 HOU BUF L 12-22 2 14 Tied 7-7 Lead 10-7*
5 5 1961-10-13 HOU @ BOS T 31-31 4 25 Trail 28-31 Tied 31-31
6 6 1961-10-22 HOU DTX W 38-7 3 53 Lead 21-7 Lead 24-7
7 8 1961-11-05 HOU @ DEN W 55-14 1 48 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
8 8 1961-11-05 HOU @ DEN W 55-14 2 33 Lead 24-0 Lead 27-0
9 9 1961-11-12 HOU BOS W 27-15 2 25 Lead 7-0 Lead 10-0
10 9 1961-11-12 HOU BOS W 27-15 2 19 Lead 10-0 Lead 13-0
11 11 1961-11-26 HOU DEN W 45-14 4 9 Lead 21-7 Lead 24-7
12 12 1961-12-03 HOU SDG W 33-13 2 55 Lead 13-7 Lead 16-7
13 12 1961-12-03 HOU SDG W 33-13 2 23 Lead 16-7 Lead 19-7
14 13 1961-12-10 HOU @ NYT W 48-21 1 16 Tied 7-7 Lead 10-7*
15 13 1961-12-10 HOU @ NYT W 48-21 2 27 Lead 17-7 Lead 20-7
16 14 1961-12-17 HOU @ OAK W 47-16 2 12 Trail 0-3 Tied 3-3

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Dist Score Before Score After
1 15 1961-12-24 HOU @ SDG W 10-3 2 46 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*