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Bobby Layne

Robert Lawrence Layne (Blond Bomber)

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 201 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: December 19, 1926 in Santa Anna, TX
Died: December 1, 1986 in Lubbock, TX
High School: Highland Park
College: Texas   (school history)    (Layne college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1948 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 20 (4651st overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1967

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Bobby Layne 1956 Field Goal Log

12 Field Goals

3 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 30 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Lions12
49ers3
Packers3
Colts2
Rams2
Redskins1
Steelers1
Home7
Road5
Sunday10
Thursday2
1st1
2nd7
3rd2
4th2
19 or fewer yards8
20-29 yards3
30-39 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Dist Score Before Score After
1 1 1956-09-30 DET @ GNB W 20-16 4 12 Lead 10-9 Lead 13-9
2 4 1956-10-21 DET SFO W 20-17 1 27 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
3 4 1956-10-21 DET SFO W 20-17 4 17 Tied 17-17 Lead 20-17*
4 5 1956-10-28 DET @ RAM W 16-7 2 11 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
5 5 1956-10-28 DET @ RAM W 16-7 2 15 Lead 3-0 Lead 6-0
6 6 1956-11-04 DET @ SFO W 17-13 2 30 Trail 7-10 Tied 10-10
7 7 1956-11-11 DET @ WAS L 17-18 2 22 Trail 0-10 Trail 3-10
8 8 1956-11-18 DET BAL W 27-3 2 11 Lead 7-3 Lead 10-3
9 8 1956-11-18 DET BAL W 27-3 2 10 Lead 10-3 Lead 13-3
10 9 1956-11-22 DET GNB L 20-24 3 22 Lead 7-3 Lead 10-3
11 9 1956-11-22 DET GNB L 20-24 3 15 Lead 10-3 Lead 13-3
12 11 1956-12-09 DET PIT W 45-7 2 13 Lead 35-7 Lead 38-7