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#7 Joe Theismann
QB, (1974-1985)
Lifetime Statistics

Joe Theismann
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  • 1982: Led the Redskins to 27-17 victory over Miami in Super Bowl XVII. He went to the Pro Bowl, and was voted to the UPI All-NFC Team.

  • 1983: Led the Redskins to 14-2 regular season record, followed by a 51-7 rout of the L.A. Rams in the NFC playoffs. The Redskins lost to the L.A. Raiders, 38-9, in Super Bowl XVIII. Theismann was named the AP's NFL MVP, the AP Offensive Player of the Year, the Pro Bowl Player of the Game and to the All-NFL Team.

  • 1985: A gruesome broken leg resulting from a sack in a Monday night game against the New York Giants ended Theismann's career.


    Lifetime Statistics

    Passing Att. Comp. Yards Comp% Yds./Att. TD Int. Long Sck/Lost Rating
    1975 22 10 96 45.5 4.4 1 2 30 2/18 33.6
    1976 163 79 1,036 48.5 6.4 8 10 44 22/172 59.9
    1977 182 84 1,097 46.2 6.03 7 9 52 30/241 57.9
    1978 395 187 2,593 47.3 6.56 13 18 63 42/391 60.7
    1979 395 233 2,797 59.0 7.08 20 13 62 34/263 84.0
    1980 454 262 2,962 57.7 6.52 17 16 54 31/280 75.1
    1981 496 293 3.568 59.1 7.19 19 20 79 28/259 77.3
    1982 252 161 2,033 63.9 8.07 13 9 78 30/223 91.3
    1983 459 276 3,714 60.1 8.09 29 11 84 34/242 97.0
    1984 477 283 3,391 59.3 7.10 24 13 80 48/341 86.5
    1985 31 167 1,774 55.5 5.89 8 16 55 37/314 59.6
    Career 3602 2044 25,206 56.7 7.0 160 138 84 338/2,744 71.1


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