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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 (922nd overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Pete Retzlaff 1961 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

8 Receiving, 3 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 61 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Eagles8
Redskins3
Steelers2
Giants1
Cowboys1
Lions1
Home5
Road3
Sunday8
1st2
2nd2
3rd2
4th2
3 or fewer yards1
10-19 yards3
30 or more yards4
Sonny Jurgensen8

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1961-09-24 PHI WAS W 14-7 3 Receiving 52 Sonny Jurgensen* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 4 1961-10-08 PHI PIT W 21-16 2 Receiving 17 Sonny Jurgensen* Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
3 4 1961-10-08 PHI PIT W 21-16 4 Receiving 2 Sonny Jurgensen* Trail 14-16 Lead 21-16*
4 7 1961-10-29 PHI @ WAS W 27-24 1 Receiving 44 Sonny Jurgensen* Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
5 7 1961-10-29 PHI @ WAS W 27-24 2 Receiving 11 Sonny Jurgensen* Trail 7-17 Trail 14-17
6 11 1961-11-26 PHI DAL W 35-13 1 Receiving 40 Sonny Jurgensen* Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
7 13 1961-12-10 PHI NYG L 24-28 4 Receiving 61 Sonny Jurgensen* Trail 17-28 Trail 24-28
8 14 1961-12-17 PHI @ DET W 27-24 3 Receiving 11 Sonny Jurgensen* Tied 10-10 Lead 17-10*