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Mike Mercer

Michael Mercer

Position: K
Height: 6-0    Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: November 21, 1935 in Algona, IA
High School: Dubuque
College: Minnesota, Hardin-Simmons, Arizona St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 15th round (197th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 26 (3723rd overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

18 10 15  7  38 15

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P AV
1961 26 MIN K/P 18 14 6 4 5 4 5 1 5 21 9 42.9% 37 36 97.3% 63 2458 59 2 39.0 2
1962 27 MIN k 18 4 2 3 5 0.0% 3 3 100.0% 19 827 77 0 43.5 0
1963 28 OAK K/P 10 14 4 4 1 5 3 9 1 21 8 38.1% 47 47 100.0% 75 3007 53 1 40.1 4
1964 29 OAK K/P 10 14 4 3 5 4 8 5 7 3 24 15 62.5% 34 34 100.0% 59 2446 67 1 41.5 6
1965 30 OAK K/P 10 14 3 3 4 4 5 3 2 15 9 60.0% 35 35 100.0% 75 3079 70 0 41.1 4
1966 31 2TM 12 6 6 8 6 5 4 9 4 2 1 30 21 70.0% 38 35 92.1% 9 373 59 0 41.4 6
OAK k 10 2 1 1 2 1 4 1 25.0% 3 2 66.7% 9 373 59 0 41.4 0
KAN K 15 10 5 5 8 6 5 4 7 4 1 1 26 20 76.9% 35 33 94.3% 6
1967* 32 BUF K 7 14 3 3 6 3 6 4 11 5 1 1 27 16 59.3% 25 25 100.0% 4
1968 33 2TM 9 4 2 4 2 8 3 16 7 43.8% 18 16 88.9% 1
GNB K 38 6 4 2 3 2 5 3 12 7 58.3% 14 12 85.7% 2
BUF k 7 3 1 3 4 0.0% 4 4 100.0% -1
1969 34 GNB K 38 10 2 2 3 1 7 1 5 1 17 5 29.4% 23 23 100.0% -1
1970 35 SDG K 15 14 0 3 3 3 1 5 5 8 3 19 12 63.2% 35 34 97.1% 8 283 42 0 35.4 4
Career 119 0 31 28 41 25 50 25 68 22 3 2 195 102 52.3% 295 288 97.6% 308 12473 77 4 40.5 30
4 yrs OAK 44 0 12 11 10 8 18 8 21 6 1 64 33 51.6% 119 118 99.2% 218 8905 70 2 40.8 14
2 yrs BUF 17 0 3 3 6 3 7 4 14 5 1 1 31 16 51.6% 29 29 100.0% 3
2 yrs GNB 16 0 2 2 7 3 10 3 10 4 29 12 41.4% 37 35 94.6% 1
2 yrs MIN 18 0 6 4 7 4 5 1 8 26 9 34.6% 40 39 97.5% 82 3285 77 2 40.1 2
1 yr KAN 10 0 5 5 8 6 5 4 7 4 1 1 26 20 76.9% 35 33 94.3% 6
1 yr SDG 14 0 3 3 3 1 5 5 8 3 19 12 63.2% 35 34 97.1% 8 283 42 0 35.4 4

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
1961 26 MIN K/P 18 14 1 -32 0 -32 -32.0 -2.3 0.1 -32 0 0
1963 28 OAK K/P 10 14 1 -5 0 -5 -5.0 -0.4 0.1 -5 0 0
1965 30 OAK K/P 10 14 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 -1 0 0
Career 119 3 -38 0 0 -12.7 -0.3 0.0 -38 0 0
4 yrs OAK 44 0 2 -6 0 0 -3.0 -0.1 0.0 -6 0 0
2 yrs BUF 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
2 yrs GNB 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
2 yrs MIN 18 0 1 -32 0 0 -32.0 -1.8 0.1 -32 0 0
1 yr KAN 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1 yr SDG 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0

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
1965 30 OAK K/P 10 14 1 1 100.0 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 14.0 14.0 14.0 1.0 118.7
Career 119 1 1 100.0 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 14.0 14.0 14.0 0.1 118.7 0 0 14.00 14.00 0.0
4 yrs OAK 44 0 1 1 100.0 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 14.0 14.0 14.0 0.3 118.7
2 yrs BUF 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2 yrs GNB 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2 yrs MIN 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 yr KAN 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 yr SDG 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

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
1961 26 MIN K/P 18 14 36 9 63
1962 27 MIN k 18 4 3 3
1963 28 OAK K/P 10 14 47 8 71
1964 29 OAK K/P 10 14 34 15 79
1965 30 OAK K/P 10 14 35 9 62
1966 31 2TM 12 35 21 98
OAK k 10 2 2 1 5
KAN K 15 10 33 20 93
1967* 32 BUF K 7 14 25 16 73
1968 33 2TM 9 16 7 37
GNB K 38 6 12 7 33
BUF k 7 3 4 4
1969 34 GNB K 38 10 23 5 38
1970 35 SDG K 15 14 0 34 12 70
Career 119 0 288 102 594
4 yrs OAK 44 0 118 33 217
2 yrs BUF 17 0 29 16 77
2 yrs GNB 16 0 35 12 71
2 yrs MIN 18 0 39 9 66
1 yr KAN 10 0 33 20 93
1 yr SDG 14 0 34 12 70

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)