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#9 Sonny Jurgensen
QB, (1964-1974)
Lifetime Statistics

Sonny Jurgensen
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  • 1964: In a stunning trade, the Redskins sent quarterback Norm Snead to the Philadelphia Eagles for veteran quarterback Sonny Jurgensen.

  • Oct. 11, 1964: In the first meeting of the traded quarterbacks, Jurgensen out-duels Snead by throwing for four touchdowns as the Redskins win, 35-20.

  • Nov. 28, 1966: Jurgensen sparks the greatest comeback in Redskins history. Down 21-0, the Redskins record a 34-31 victory over the Cowboys as Jurgensen passes for over 400 yards and 3 touchdowns.

  • May 1, 1975: After 18 seasons in the National Football League and 11 with the Redskins, Jurgensen retires.


    Lifetime Statistics

    Passing Att. Comp. Yards Comp% Yds./Att. TD Int.
    1964 385 207 2,934 53.7 7.6 24 13
    1965 356 190 2,367 53.3 6.7 15 16
    1966 436 254 3,209 58.2 7.4 28 19
    1967 508 288 3,747 56.6 7.4 31 16
    1968 292 167 1,980 57.1 6.8 17 11
    1969 442 274 3,102 55.9 7.0 22 15
    1970 337 202 2,354 59.9 7.0 23 10
    1971 28 16 170 57.1 7.1 0 2
    1972 59 39 633 66.1 633 2 4
    1973 145 87 904 60.0 6.2 6 5
    1974 167 107 1,185 64.0 7.1 11 5
    Totals 3,155 1,831 22,585 58.0 7.15 168 116

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