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Richie Petitbon

Richard Alvin Petitbon

Position: DB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 206 lbs.

Born: April 18, 1938 in New Orleans, LA
High School: Jesuit
College: Loyola (LA), Tulane   (school history)    (Petitbon college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 2nd round (21st overall) of the 1959 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 86 (276th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Coaching Record

17 17 16

Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 30, 2016 12:25AM
All-Time Rank: #459. Luis Sharpe… #460. Mike Vrabel… #461. Billy Neighbors… #462. RICHIE PETITBON… #463. Rod Smith… #464. Joe Ferguson… #465. Roddy White… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1959 21 CHI LDH 17 12 3 52 1 33 0 0 1 0 0 0
1960 22 CHI LS 17 12 2 0 0 0 0 6
1961 23 CHI LS 17 14 5 71 0 43 0 7
1962* 24 CHI LS 17 14 6 212 1 101 0 0 1 1 23 0 12
1963*+ 25 CHI LS 17 14 8 161 1 66 0 0 0 2 0 0 17
1964 26 CHI LS 17 14 0 0 2 0 0 4
1965 27 CHI LS 17 14 2 22 0 18 0 0 0 1 8 0 6
1966* 28 CHI LS 17 14 4 34 0 20 0 11
1967* 29 CHI LS 17 14 5 73 0 35 0 0 0 1 0 0 13
1968 30 CHI LS 17 14 2 18 0 18 0 5
1969 31 RAM LS 17 12 12 5 46 0 25 0 0 0 1 4 0 6
1970 32 RAM SS 17 14 14 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
1971 33 WAS SS 16 14 13 5 102 0 42 0 0 2 3 -6 0 12
1972 34 WAS db 16 3 3 0 0 1 5 0 2
Career 179 42 48 801 3 101 0 0 4 13 34 0 109
10 yrs CHI 136 0 37 643 3 101 0 0 2 7 31 0 81
2 yrs RAM 26 26 6 56 0 25 0 0 0 2 4 0 14
2 yrs WAS 17 16 5 102 0 42 0 0 2 4 -1 0 14

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1963 ❍ 25 CHI SS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1969 31 RAM SS 1 1 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
1971 33 WAS SS 1 1
Career 3 3 2 4 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
1 yr CHI 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1 yr RAM 1 1 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
1 yr WAS 1 1

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1959 21 CHI LDH 17 12 11 72 0 17 6.5 4 68 0 28 17.0 140
1960 22 CHI LS 17 12 2 22 0 22 11.0 22
1961 23 CHI LS 17 14 2 9 0 7 4.5 9
Career 179 15 103 0 22 6.9 4 68 0 28 17.0 206
10 yrs CHI 136 0 15 103 0 22 6.9 4 68 0 28 17.0 202
2 yrs RAM 26 26 7
2 yrs WAS 17 16 -3

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1970 32 RAM SS 17 14 14 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 3 0 0
1971 33 WAS SS 16 14 13 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -0.1 0.1 -2 0 2
Career 179 42 2 1 0 3 0.5 0.0 0.0 1 0 4
10 yrs CHI 136 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 2
2 yrs RAM 26 26 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.1 0.0 3 0 0
2 yrs WAS 17 16 1 -2 0 0 -2.0 -0.1 0.1 -2 0 2

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1959 21 CHI LDH 17 12 1 1 6
1962* 24 CHI LS 17 14 1 1 6
1963*+ 25 CHI LS 17 14 1 1 6
Career 179 3 3 18
10 yrs CHI 136 0 3 3 18
2 yrs RAM 26 26 0
2 yrs WAS 17 16 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams