Tommy McDonald's Career Highlights

All-NFL: 1960 (NEA)

All-NFL Second Team: 1959 (AP, UPI) • 1960 (UPI) • 1962 (AP, NEA)

All-Eastern Conference: 1959 (SN) • 1960 (SN)

(6) – 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1966

(At time of his retirement following 1968 season)

• [2nd] Most Touchdowns Receiving, Career – 84
• [3rd] Most Consecutive Games with a Reception – 93 (1957-1964)
• [3rd] Most Yards Receiving, Career – 8,410

Eagles' records held by McDonald
(Records through the 1963 season, McDonald's last season with Philadelphia)

 

 

• [1st] Most Touchdowns Receiving, Season – 13 (1960, 1961)
• [1st] Most Receptions, Season – 64 (1961)
• [1st] Most Yards Receiving, Game – 237 (vs. New York Giants, Dec. 10, 1961)
• [1st] Most Yards Receiving, Season – 1,146 (1962)
• [1st] Longest Punt Return – 81 yards (vs. New York Giants, Oct. 4, 1959)
• [Tied for 1st] Most TDs, Game – 4 (vs. New York Giants, Oct. 4, 1959 - 3 rec., 1 punt return)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Receptions, Game – 11 (vs. St. Louis Cardinals, Oct. 15, 1961)

 

 

Rams' records held by McDonald
(Records through the 1966 season, McDonald's last season with Los Angeles)

• [Tied 3rd] Most Touchdown Receptions, Season – 9 (1965)
• [4th] Most Receptions, Season – 67 (1965)

Falcons' records held by McDonald
(Records through the 1967 season, McDonald's last season with Atlanta)

• [1st] Most Touchdown Receptions, Season – 4 (1967)
• [Tied 1st] Most Touchdowns, Game – 2 (vs. Minnesota Vikings, Oct. 29, 1967)
• [Tied 1st] Most Consecutive Games with a Reception – 12 (1967)
• [2nd] Longest Pass Reception – 75 yards (vs. Baltimore Colts, Nov. 12, 1967)

Note: McDonald did not set any team records as a member of the Cowboys or Browns.

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1957 Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 (5th)
1958 Philadelphia Eagles 2 9 1 (6th)
1959 Philadelphia Eagles 7 5 0 (2nd T)
1960 Philadelphia Eagles 10 2 0 (1st)
1961 Philadelphia Eagles 10 4 0 (2nd)
1962 Philadelphia Eagles 3 10 1 (7th)
1963 Philadelphia Eagles 2 10 2 (7th)
1964 Dallas Cowboys 5 8 1 (5th)
1965 Los Angeles Rams 4 10 0 (7th)
1966 Los Angeles Rams 8 6 0 (3rd)
1967 Atlanta Falcons 1 12 1 (4th)
1968 Cleveland Browns 10 4 0 (1st)

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