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Sonny Jurgensen

Christian Adolph Jurgensen II

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 Apr 17, 2014 8:25AM
All-Time Rank: #24. Doug Atkins… #25. Mike Ditka… #26. Joe Greene… #27. SONNY JURGENSEN… #28. Joe Montana… #29. Merlin Olsen… #30. Tim Brown… 

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
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Seneca Wallace, Mike Taliaferro, Don Horn, Chad Hutchinson, Marty Domres, Jack Thompson, Ken Stabler, Dave Krieg, Jack Concannon, Doug Flutie
4 Doug Flutie, Gary Cuozzo, Jack Thompson, Bruce Gradkowski, Mike Taliaferro, Don Horn, Craig Morton, John McCormick, Bob Lee, Lynn Dickey
5 Matthew Stafford, Ken Stabler, Roger Staubach*, Derek Anderson, Jack Kemp, Dave Krieg, Matt Cassel, Shaun King, Danny White, Tony Eason
6 Brad Johnson, Daryle Lamonica, Danny White, Tony Eason, John Brodie, Don Majkowski, Matthew Stafford, Bill Nelsen, Jack Kemp, Matt Cassel
7 Don Majkowski, Frank Ryan, Bobby Douglass, Mark Rypien, Daryle Lamonica, Jack Kemp, Scott Mitchell, Dan Fouts*, Dave Krieg, Jack Concannon
8 Mark Rypien, Brad Johnson, Tom Matte, Scott Mitchell, Frank Ryan, Jack Kemp, Jon Kitna, Bobby Douglass, Don Majkowski, Ron Jaworski
9 Brian Sipe, Daryle Lamonica, John Brodie, Elvis Grbac, Bart Starr*, Tom Matte, Matt Schaub, Mark Rypien, Aaron Brooks, Gus Frerotte
10 Mark Rypien, Len Dawson*, Daryle Lamonica, Marc Bulger, Steve Grogan, Brian Sipe, Kordell Stewart, Milt Plum, John Brodie, Jon Kitna
11 Frank Ryan, Joe Theismann, Len Dawson*, Steve Grogan, Greg Landry, Brad Johnson, Jon Kitna, Bart Starr*, Archie Manning, Daryle Lamonica
12 Joe Namath*, Brad Johnson, Frank Ryan, Steve Bartkowski, Greg Landry, Ken Stabler, Milt Plum, Boomer Esiason, Jon Kitna, Steve Grogan
13 Joe Theismann, Boomer Esiason, Jake Plummer, Steve Grogan, Steve McNair, Len Dawson*, Brad Johnson, Jeff Garcia, Donovan McNabb, Eddie LeBaron
14 Steve Grogan, Steve McNair, Joe Theismann, Donovan McNabb, Boomer Esiason, Joe Namath*, Kurt Warner, Phil Simms, Bart Starr*, Mark Brunell
15 Steve Grogan, Joe Theismann, Steve McNair, Boomer Esiason, Donovan McNabb, Len Dawson*, Joe Namath*, Kurt Warner, Randall Cunningham, Ken Stabler
16 Steve Grogan, Boomer Esiason, Joe Theismann, Troy Aikman*, Donovan McNabb, Steve McNair, Kurt Warner, John Brodie, Bart Starr*, Len Dawson*
17 Steve Grogan, Joe Namath*, Boomer Esiason, Donovan McNabb, John Brodie, Ken Stabler, Len Dawson*, Joe Theismann, Terry Bradshaw*, Troy Aikman*
18 Steve Grogan, Boomer Esiason, Donovan McNabb, John Brodie, Len Dawson*, Ken Stabler, Joe Namath*, Terry Bradshaw*, Joe Theismann, Troy Aikman*
Career Boomer Esiason, Steve Grogan, Bart Starr*, Len Dawson*, Roman Gabriel, Ken Stabler, Joe Namath*, Joe Theismann, Troy Aikman*, Phil Simms

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