George Blanda

BlandaFootball
Quarterback, Kicker

Born: Sept. 17, 1927
Youngwood, Pa., U.S.A.
Died: Sept. 27, 2010

Active: 1949-1975

Offense 1: Yards

Season Team Games Pass Rush Rec P Ret Int Ret Sacks Off 1
1949 CHI 12 197 9 7* 0.30
1950 BAL 1 0
1950 CHI 11 0 0* 0.00
1951 CHI 11 19 13 0.10
1952 CHI 12 664 104 108* 1.03
1953 CHI 12 2164 62 7 112* 3.37
1954 CHI 8 1929 41 128* 2.71
1955 CHI 12 459 54 57* 0.74
1956 CHI 12 439 47 34* 0.77
1957 CHI 12 65 -5 26* 0.01
1958 CHI 12 19 0 5* 0.02
1960 HOU 14 2413 -60 134* 3.25
1961 HOU 14 3330 12 -16 128* 4.95
1962 HOU 14 2810 6 83* 4.17
1963 HOU 14 3003 1 226* 4.09
1964 HOU 14 3287 -2 -7 177* 4.77
1965 HOU 14 2542 -6 207* 3.51
1966 HOU 14 1764 1 151* 2.40
1967 OAK 14 285 0 29* 0.38
1968 OAK 14 522 25* 0.79
1969 OAK 14 73 0 4 0.11
1970 OAK 14 461 4 37 0.70
1971 OAK 14 378 26 0.57
1972 OAK 14 77 19 0.07
1973 OAK 14 0
1974 OAK 14 28 0.05
1975 OAK 14 11 8 -0.01
Post 19 1190 0 42 1.79
Total 358 28,110 268 -16 19 13 136 40.61

*Sack yards estimated from team totals before 1969

Offense 2: Scoring

Season Pass
TD
Rush
TD
FG PAT Off 2 Offense
1949 0 1 7 0 1.23 0.77
1950 BAL 0 0
1950 CHI 0 0 0
1951 6 26 2.01 1.05
1952 8 1 6 30 3.50 2.26
1953 14 0 7 27 4.18 3.78
1954 15 0 8 23 4.20 3.46
1955 4 2 11 37 4.51 2.62
1956 7 0 12 45 5.00 2.89
1957 1 14 23 3.59 1.80
1958 0 11 36 3.05 1.53
1960 24 4 15 46 8.26 5.75
1961 36 0 16 64 9.74 7.35
1962 27 0 11 48 7.17 5.67
1963 24 0 9 39 6.16 5.12
1964 17 0 13 37 5.65 5.21
1965 20 0 11 28 5.38 4.44
1966 17 0 16 39 6.27 4.33
1967 3 0 20 56 5.64 3.01
1968 6 21 54 6.39 3.59
1969 2 0 20 45 5.29 2.70
1970 6 0 16 36 5.30 3.00
1971 4 15 41 5.06 2.82
1972 1 17 44 4.84 2.45
1973 23 31 5.14 2.57
1974 1 11 44 4.40 2.22
1975 13 44 4.03 2.01
Post 7 0 22 49 6.36 4.07
Total 243 9 351 992 132.35 86.48

Defense 1: Turnovers

Season Punts Fum FR Pass
Int
Int FGA Team
Punts
Forced
Def 1
1949 19 0 0 5 15 -2.55
1950 BAL 0 0.00
1950 CHI 2 0 0 0 -0.14
1951 0 2 1 17 66 0.60
1952 0 1 11 25 -1.96
1953 3 2 23 20 -2.48
1954 3 0 17 16 -1.90
1955 0 0 7 16 -0.86
1956 1 2 0 4 28 -1.72
1957 0 0 3 26 -1.15
1958 0 0 23 -0.89
1960 8 0 22 33 -3.36
1961 3 0 22 26 -2.71
1962 2 0 42 26 -4.33
1963 8 0 25 22 -3.16
1964 7 0 27 29 -3.94
1965 2 0 30 21 -3.02
1966 3 0 21 30 -2.73
1967 0 0 3 30 -0.98
1968 1 0 2 34 -1.15
1969 1 1 1 37 -1.37
1970 1 0 5 29 -1.40
1971 1 0 6 22 -1.03
1972 1 0 26 -0.74
1973 33 -0.81
1974 0 0 17 -0.47
1975 1 0 1 21 -0.76
Post 1 0 17 39 -2.58
Total 23 48 6 294 661 -47.60

Defense 2: Punting, Sacks and Team Defense

Season Punt
Yards
Team
Yards
Allowed
Team
Sack
Yards
Def 2 Defense Total
1949 746 2.25 -0.15 0.31
1950 BAL 0 0.00 0.00
1950 CHI 30 0.09 -0.02 -0.01
1951 4046 343 0.59 0.60 0.82
1952 0 -0.98 0.64
1953 0 -1.24 1.27
1954 0 -0.95 1.26
1955 0 -0.43 1.10
1956 33 0.11 -0.81 1.04
1957 0 -0.58 0.61
1958 0 -0.45 0.54
1960 0 -1.68 2.04
1961 0 -1.35 3.00
1962 0 -2.17 1.75
1963 0 -1.58 1.77
1964 0 -1.97 1.62
1965 0 -1.51 1.47
1966 0 -1.36 1.48
1967 0 -0.49 1.26
1968 0 -0.58 1.51
1969 0 -0.68 1.01
1970 0 -0.70 1.15
1971 0 -0.52 1.15
1972 0 -0.37 1.04
1973 0 -0.40 1.08
1974 0 -0.23 1.00
1975 0 -0.38 0.82
Post 0 -1.29 1.39
Total 809 3.04 -22.28 32.10

160-game average: 14.35
Apples & Oranges rating:  20.01

Offensive 160-game average: 38.65
Defensive 160-game average: -9.96

Links:
Pro Football Reference
The Football Database

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