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Pete Retzlaff

Palmer Edward Retzlaff (Baron)

Position: E-HB-TE
Height: 6-1    Weight: 211 lbs.

Born: August 21, 1931 in Ellendale, ND
High School: Ellendale
College: North Dakota-Ellendale, South Dakota St.
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 22nd round (265th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 59 (942nd overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #463. Priest Holmes… #464. Mike Wilson… #465. Nat Moore… #466. PETE RETZLAFF… #467. Mark Tuinei… #468. Cris Collinsworth… #469. Dave Krieg… 

Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1956 25 PHI RH 25 10 12 159 13.3 0 20 1.2 15.9 159 0 0
1957 26 PHI RH 44 12 10 120 12.0 0 28 0.8 10.0 120 0 0
1958* 27 PHI RH 44 12 56 766 13.7 2 49 4.7 63.8 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 -0.3 0.1 762 2 0
1959 28 PHI LE 44 10 34 595 17.5 1 45 3.4 59.5 2 -11 0 -5 -5.5 -1.1 0.2 584 1 1
1960* 29 PHI SE 44 12 46 826 18.0 5 57 3.8 68.8 2 3 0 7 1.5 0.3 0.2 829 5 1 13
1961 30 PHI SE 44 14 50 769 15.4 8 61 3.6 54.9 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.6 0.1 777 8 0 9
1962 31 PHI SE 44 8 30 584 19.5 3 84 3.8 73.0 584 3 0 5
1963* 32 PHI TE 44 14 57 895 15.7 4 46 4.1 63.9 895 4 2 9
1964* 33 PHI TE 44 12 51 855 16.8 8 44 4.3 71.3 855 8 0 9
1965*+ 34 PHI TE 44 14 66 1190 18.0 10 78 4.7 85.0 1190 10 0 13
1966 35 PHI TE 44 14 40 653 16.3 6 40 2.9 46.6 653 6 0 9
Career 132 452 7412 16.4 47 84 3.4 56.2 6 -4 0 8 -0.7 0.0 0.0 7408 47 4 67

Playoffs Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1960 ❍ 29 PHI SE 1 1 1 41 41.0 0 41 1.0 41.0 41 0 0
Career 1 1 1 41 41.0 0 41 1.0 41.0 41 0 0

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
1958* 27 PHI RH 44 12 0 0 1 0 0
1959 28 PHI LE 44 10 0 1 0 0 0
1960* 29 PHI SE 44 12 0 1 0 0 0
1963* 32 PHI TE 44 14 0 2 0 0 0
1966 35 PHI TE 44 14 0 0 2 0 0
Career 132 0 4 3 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
1958* 27 PHI RH 44 12 2 2 12
1959 28 PHI LE 44 10 1 1 6
1960* 29 PHI SE 44 12 5 5 30
1961 30 PHI SE 44 14 8 8 48
1962 31 PHI SE 44 8 3 3 18
1963* 32 PHI TE 44 14 4 4 24
1964* 33 PHI TE 44 12 8 8 48
1965*+ 34 PHI TE 44 14 10 10 60
1966 35 PHI TE 44 14 6 6 36
Career 132 47 47 282

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams