Jurgensen riddled enemy defenses with picture-perfect bullets for 18 seasons in the National Football League.
Sonny played with the Philadelphia Eagles for seven seasons.
Jurgensen played the majority of his career with the Washington Redskins.
Particularly in Washington, Jurgensen became a folklore-type hero.
A classic drop-back passer, Sonny was respected for his ability to deliver the ball at the last moment under the pressure of a vicious pass rush.
Whether the Redskins won or lost, adoring fans knew Jurgensen would provide game-long excitement, throwing long and short, dissecting defenses, and working on the clock.
Sonny was one of the finest pure passers ever and accumulated a seemingly endless list of individual records.
Jurgensen was a five-time Pro Bowl selection, his stats include 2,433 completions for an impressive 32,224 yards and 255 touchdowns.
At the age of 40 in his final 1974 season, Jurgensen won his third NFL individual passing crown.
Jurgensen at his Enshrinement in 1983.