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Sonny Jurgensen

Christian Adolph Jurgensen III

Position: QB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 202 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: August 23, 1934 in Wilmington, NC
High School: New Hanover
College: Duke   (school history)    (Jurgensen college stats)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th round (43rd overall) of the 1957 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 107 (70th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1983, finalist in 1980, 1982

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #39. Larry Wilson… #40. Tom Brady… #41. Ray Nitschke… #42. SONNY JURGENSEN… #43. Earl Campbell… #44. Bruce Smith… #45. Paul Krause… 

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
1957 23 PHI qb 9 10 4 2-3-0 33 70 47.1 470 5 7.1 8 11.4 61 6.7 3.0 14.2 47.0 53.6 0 0
1958 24 PHI 9 12 12 22 54.5 259 0 0.0 1 4.5 61 11.8 9.7 21.6 21.6 77.7 0 0
1959 25 PHI 9 12 3 5 60.0 27 1 20.0 0 0.0 19 5.4 9.4 9.0 2.3 114.2 0 0
1960 26 PHI 9 12 24 44 54.5 486 5 11.4 1 2.3 71 11.0 12.3 20.3 40.5 122.0 3
1961*+ 27 PHI QB 9 14 14 10-4-0 235 416 56.5 3723 32 7.7 24 5.8 69 8.9 7.9 15.8 265.9 88.1 3 3 16
1962 28 PHI QB 9 14 13 3-9-1 196 366 53.6 3261 22 6.0 26 7.1 84 8.9 6.9 16.6 232.9 74.3 12
1963 29 PHI QB 9 9 8 2-6-1 99 184 53.8 1413 11 6.0 13 7.1 75 7.7 5.7 14.3 157.0 69.4 1 0 5
1964* 30 WAS QB 9 14 14 6-8-0 207 385 53.8 2934 24 6.2 13 3.4 80 7.6 7.3 14.2 209.6 85.4 0 1 12
1965 31 WAS QB 9 13 13 6-7-0 190 356 53.4 2367 15 4.2 16 4.5 55 6.6 5.5 12.5 182.1 69.6 1 1 8
1966* 32 WAS QB 9 14 14 7-7-0 254 436 58.3 3209 28 6.4 19 4.4 86 7.4 6.7 12.6 229.2 84.5 2 3 14
1967* 33 WAS QB 9 14 14 5-6-3 288 508 56.7 3747 31 6.1 16 3.1 86 7.4 7.2 13.0 267.6 87.3 4 2 16
1968 34 WAS QB 9 12 12 4-8-0 167 292 57.2 1980 17 5.8 11 3.8 99 6.8 6.3 11.9 165.0 81.7 8
1969*+ 35 WAS QB 9 14 14 7-5-2 274 442 62.0 3102 22 5.0 15 3.4 88 7.0 6.5 11.3 221.6 85.4 40 322 5.77 5.28 8.3 2 0 15
1970 36 WAS QB 9 14 14 6-8-0 202 337 59.9 2354 23 6.8 10 3.0 66 7.0 7.0 11.7 168.1 91.5 25 214 5.91 5.94 6.9 15
1971 37 WAS qb 9 5 1 1-0-0 16 28 57.1 170 0 0.0 2 7.1 30 6.1 2.9 10.6 34.0 45.2 1 8 5.59 2.48 3.4 1
1972 38 WAS qb 9 7 4 4-0-0 39 59 66.1 633 2 3.4 4 6.8 36 10.7 8.4 16.2 90.4 84.9 2 21 10.03 7.74 3.3 1 1 3
1973 39 WAS qb 9 14 4 3-1-0 87 145 60.0 904 6 4.1 5 3.4 36 6.2 5.5 10.4 64.6 77.5 16 114 4.91 4.25 9.9 2 1 4
1974 40 WAS qb 9 14 4 3-1-0 107 167 64.1 1185 11 6.6 5 3.0 44 7.1 7.1 11.1 84.6 94.5 10 69 6.31 6.28 5.6 2 2 7
Career 218 147 69-73-7 2433 4262 57.1 32224 255 6.0 189 4.4 99 7.6 6.8 13.2 147.8 82.6 94 748 7.23 6.44 2.2 18 14 139
11 yrs WAS 135 108 52-51-5 1831 3155 58.0 22585 179 5.7 116 3.7 99 7.2 6.6 12.3 167.3 83.9 94 748 5.97 5.53 7.4 14 11 103
7 yrs PHI 83 39 17-22-2 602 1107 54.4 9639 76 6.9 73 6.6 84 8.7 7.1 16.0 116.1 79.1 4 3 36

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+
1957 23 PHI qb 9 10 4 2-3-0 70 92 70 90 125 49 86
1961*+ 27 PHI QB 9 14 14 10-4-0 416 122 118 116 118 104 119
1962 28 PHI QB 9 14 13 3-9-1 366 127 111 104 105 86 104
1963 29 PHI QB 9 9 8 2-6-1 184 103 95 106 105 84 97
1964* 30 WAS QB 9 14 14 6-8-0 385 105 113 108 107 119 114
1965 31 WAS QB 9 13 13 6-7-0 356 92 96 106 92 105 99
1966* 32 WAS QB 9 14 14 7-7-0 436 105 109 123 112 109 115
1967* 33 WAS QB 9 14 14 5-6-3 508 107 116 119 111 122 120
1968 34 WAS QB 9 12 12 4-8-0 292 97 108 122 108 115 115
1969*+ 35 WAS QB 9 14 14 7-5-2 442 103 103 111 110 135 102 116 99 119
1970 36 WAS QB 9 14 14 6-8-0 337 104 106 118 118 126 124 120 106 127
1972 38 WAS qb 9 7 4 4-0-0 59 172 175 135 140 144 92 88 124 122
1973 39 WAS qb 9 14 4 3-1-0 145 93 92 105 103 124 100 119 91 114
1974 40 WAS qb 9 14 4 3-1-0 167 109 116 121 124 139 121 122 115 131
Career 218 147 69-73-7 4262

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
1957 23 PHI qb 9 10 4 10 -3 2 8 -0.3 -0.3 1.0 -3 2 0
1958 24 PHI 9 12 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 1 0 1
1960 26 PHI 9 12 4 5 0 9 1.3 0.4 0.3 5 0 3
1961*+ 27 PHI QB 9 14 14 20 27 0 14 1.4 1.9 1.4 27 0 6
1962 28 PHI QB 9 14 13 17 44 2 30 2.6 3.1 1.2 44 2 4
1963 29 PHI QB 9 9 8 13 38 1 13 2.9 4.2 1.4 38 1 1
1964* 30 WAS QB 9 14 14 27 57 3 24 2.1 4.1 1.9 57 3 3
1965 31 WAS QB 9 13 13 17 23 2 27 1.4 1.8 1.3 23 2 6
1966* 32 WAS QB 9 14 14 12 14 0 16 1.2 1.0 0.9 14 0 5
1967* 33 WAS QB 9 14 14 15 46 2 21 3.1 3.3 1.1 46 2 5
1968 34 WAS QB 9 12 12 8 21 1 11 2.6 1.8 0.7 21 1 2
1969*+ 35 WAS QB 9 14 14 17 156 1 33 9.2 11.1 1.2 156 1 2
1970 36 WAS QB 9 14 14 6 39 1 14 6.5 2.8 0.4 39 1 4
1971 37 WAS qb 9 5 1 3 29 0 11 9.7 5.8 0.6 29 0 1
1972 38 WAS qb 9 7 4 4 -5 0 0 -1.3 -0.7 0.6 -5 0 4
1973 39 WAS qb 9 14 4 3 7 0 7 2.3 0.5 0.2 1 -3 -3.0 0 -3 0.1 -0.2 4 0 1
1974 40 WAS qb 9 14 4 4 -6 0 0 -1.5 -0.4 0.3 -6 0 2
Career 218 147 181 493 15 33 2.7 2.3 0.8 1 -3 -3.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 490 15 50
11 yrs WAS 135 108 116 381 10 33 3.3 2.8 0.9 1 -3 -3.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 378 10 35
7 yrs PHI 83 39 65 112 5 30 1.7 1.3 0.8 112 5 15

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
1957 23 PHI qb 9 10 4 0 0 1 0 0
1958 24 PHI 9 12 0 1 1 0 0
1960 26 PHI 9 12 0 3 2 0 0
1961*+ 27 PHI QB 9 14 14 0 6 2 0 0
1962 28 PHI QB 9 14 13 0 4 2 0 0
1963 29 PHI QB 9 9 8 0 1 1 0 0
1964* 30 WAS QB 9 14 14 0 3 0 0 0
1965 31 WAS QB 9 13 13 0 6 3 0 0
1966* 32 WAS QB 9 14 14 0 5 1 0 0
1967* 33 WAS QB 9 14 14 0 5 0 0 0
1968 34 WAS QB 9 12 12 0 2 1 0 0
1969*+ 35 WAS QB 9 14 14 0 2 1 0 0
1970 36 WAS QB 9 14 14 0 4 1 0 0
1971 37 WAS qb 9 5 1 0 1 0 0 0
1972 38 WAS qb 9 7 4 0 4 0 -9 0
1973 39 WAS qb 9 14 4 0 1 0 0 0
1974 40 WAS qb 9 14 4 0 2 2 -11 0
Career 218 147 0 50 18 -20 0
11 yrs WAS 135 108 0 35 9 -20 0
7 yrs PHI 83 39 0 15 9 0 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
1957 23 PHI qb 9 10 4 2 2 12
1962 28 PHI QB 9 14 13 2 2 12
1963 29 PHI QB 9 9 8 1 1 6
1964* 30 WAS QB 9 14 14 3 3 18
1965 31 WAS QB 9 13 13 2 2 12
1967* 33 WAS QB 9 14 14 2 2 12
1968 34 WAS QB 9 12 12 1 1 6
1969*+ 35 WAS QB 9 14 14 1 1 6
1970 36 WAS QB 9 14 14 1 1 6
Career 218 147 15 15 90
11 yrs WAS 135 108 10 10 60
7 yrs PHI 83 39 5 5 30

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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
1970 36 14 QB 176 64 4 20
1971 37 5 QB 6 51
1972 38 7 QB 25 37
1973 39 14 QB 51 26
1974 40 14 QB 81 19
339 64