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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 (3727th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Mike Mercer 1961 Field Goal Log

9 Field Goals

4 Go-Ahead, Long of 34 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Vikings9
Colts4
49ers1
Bears1
Packers1
Lions1
Rams1
Road6
Home3
Sunday9
1st3
2nd3
3rd2
4th1
19 or fewer yards4
20-29 yards4
30-39 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Dist Score Before Score After
1 1 1961-09-17 MIN CHI W 37-13 1 12 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
2 3 1961-10-01 MIN @ BAL L 33-34 1 20 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*
3 3 1961-10-01 MIN @ BAL L 33-34 2 26 Trail 10-14 Trail 13-14
4 3 1961-10-01 MIN @ BAL L 33-34 3 10 Trail 13-21 Trail 16-21
5 3 1961-10-01 MIN @ BAL L 33-34 4 29 Trail 30-31 Lead 33-31*
6 5 1961-10-15 MIN SFO L 24-38 2 24 Lead 14-7 Lead 17-7
7 7 1961-10-29 MIN @ GNB L 10-28 3 13 Trail 7-21 Trail 10-21
8 8 1961-11-05 MIN @ RAM L 17-31 2 34 Trail 7-17 Trail 10-17
9 10 1961-11-19 MIN DET L 10-37 1 13 Tied 0-0 Lead 3-0*