Defense & Fumbles

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Defense & Fumbles Table
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Sfty AV
196423CHILB5360000000.02
196524CHILB5312101.01
196625CHIRLB531414003003.08
196726CHIRLB53141401.59
196827CHIRLB531413002001.06
196928RAMLB53141002000.02
197029RAMRLB53146001002.05
197130RAMLLB53141423201700001.07
197231RAMLLB531312120201000.57
Career11575334017090010.047
5 yrsCHI6042005006.526
4 yrsRAM553333401704003.521
Defense & Fumbles Table
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Sfty
196928RAMLB100001500.0
Career10001500.0
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Kick & Punt Returns

  • * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team AP All-Pro, Bold indicates league leader
Kick & Punt Returns Table
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
196423CHILB5360018088.08
Career115018088.042
5 yrsCHI6042018088.08
4 yrsRAM55330034

Hall of Fame Monitor

PFR HOF Monitor: 17.85 (250th among OLB, average HOF OLB is 103.48)

Frequently Asked Questions

When was Jim Purnell born?

Jim Purnell was born on December 12, 1941.

Where was Jim Purnell born?

Jim Purnell was born in La Porte, IN.

How tall was Jim Purnell?

Jim Purnell was 6-2 (188 cm) tall.

How much did Jim Purnell weigh when playing?

Jim Purnell weighed 229 lbs (103 kg) when playing.

Is Jim Purnell in the Hall of Fame?

Jim Purnell has not been elected into the Hall of Fame.

How many games did Jim Purnell play?

Jim Purnell played 115 games over his career.

How many sacks did Jim Purnell have?

Jim Purnell had 10.0 sacks over his career.

When did Jim Purnell retire?

Jim Purnell last played in 1972.