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Pete Retzlaff

Football

Philadphia Eagles

Played 11 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (1956-66)

Career stats: 452 REC, 7412 YDS, 16.4 YDS/REC, 47 TD

5 time Pro Bowl selection (1958, 1960, 1963-65)

Retired as the Eagles all time leader in Receptions and Receiving Yards

5 times finished in the NFL Top 10 in Receptions

Led the NFL in Receptions (1958)

5 times finished in the NFL Top 10 in Receiving Yards

5 times finished in the NFL Top 10 in Receiving Yards / Reception

7 times finished in the NFL Top 10 in Receiving Yards / Game

5 time finished in the NFL Top 10 in Receiving TD

1 time 1st Team AP All-Pro (1965)

2 time 2nd Team AP All-Pro (1958, 1964)

1 time 1st Team UPI All-Pro (1965)

2 time 2nd Team UPI All-Pro (1958, 1964)

4 time The Sporting News 1st Team All-NFL (1958, 1963-65)

Set the Eagles single season record for Receptions with 66 (1965)

Set the Eagles single season record for Yards Receiving with 1190 (1965)

Holds the Eagles record for most career 100 Yard Receiving Games with 23

Current rank on the Eagles Career Leaders

  • 2nd in REC [452]
  • 2nd in REC YDS [7412]
  • 5th in REC TD [47]
  • 9th in TD [47]

John Wanamaker Award recipient as Philadelphia Athlete of the Year (1966)

Recipient of the Maxwell Club’s Bert Bell Award as NFL Player of the Year (1965)

Member of the NFL Champion Philadelphia Eagles (1960)

Helped establish the NFL Players Association

Served as President of the NFLPA for 2 years (1/4/62-1/5/65)

Served as VP and GM of the Eagles (1969-72)

His uniform #44 was retired by the Eagles

Enshrined in the Eagles Honor Roll (1989)

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