Jim Plunkett

James William Plunkett Jr.
Born: December 5, 1947
San Jose, CA USA
Position: QB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 220
College: Stanford
High School: William C. Overfelt (San Jose, CA); James Lick (San Jose, CA)
Career: 1971-1986
Drafted: 1971 in Round 1, #1 overall by the New England Patriots

Jim Plunkett played from 1971 to 1986 during his career with the New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Raiders. Plunkett threw for 25,882 yards in his career, completing 1,943 of 3,701 passes with 164 touchdowns and 198 interceptions. He also ran for 1,337 yards in 323 attempts with 14 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1971NFL New England Patriots32815848.221586.6195.8164.988 3631968.6
1972NFL New England Patriots35516947.621966.282.3257.062 3938545.7
1973NFL New England Patriots37619351.325506.8133.5174.564 3735065.8
1974NFL New England Patriots35217349.124577.0195.4226.269 2117464.1
1975NFL New England Patriots923639.15716.233.377.676 138939.7
1976NFL San Francisco 49ers24312651.915926.6135.3166.685 2624963.0
1977NFL San Francisco 49ers24812851.616936.893.6145.647 3024262.1
1979NFL Oakland Raiders15746.7895.916.716.739 2960.1
1980NFL Oakland Raiders32016551.622997.2185.6165.086 3628572.9
1981NFL Oakland Raiders1799452.510455.842.295.042 2218456.7
1982NFL Los Angeles Raiders26115258.220357.8145.4155.752 2321177.0
1983NFL Los Angeles Raiders37923060.729357.7205.3184.799 4236382.7
1984NFL Los Angeles Raiders19810854.514737.463.0105.173 1310367.6
1985NFL Los Angeles Raiders1037168.98037.832.932.941 1310189.6
1986NFL Los Angeles Raiders25213352.819867.9145.693.681 2721582.5
Totals3701194352.5258827.01644.41985.399 3803279


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1971NFL New England Patriots452104.716 0
1972NFL New England Patriots362306.421 1
1973NFL New England Patriots442094.820 5
1974NFL New England Patriots301615.437 2
1975NFL New England Patriots471.81
1976NFL San Francisco 49ers19955.012 0
1977NFL San Francisco 49ers28712.51
1979NFL Oakland Raiders3186.015 0
1980NFL Oakland Raiders281415.017 2
1981NFL Oakland Raiders12383.213 1
1982NFL Los Angeles Raiders1560.410 0
1983NFL Los Angeles Raiders26783.020 0
1984NFL Los Angeles Raiders16140.91
1985NFL Los Angeles Raiders5122.40
1986NFL Los Angeles Raiders12473.911 0
Totals32313374.137 14

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Playing Career:


1980 - AP Comeback Player of the Year
1980 - Super Bowl MVP