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Lyle Alzado

Lyle Martin Alzado

Position: DE-DT
Height: 6-3    Weight: 255 lbs.

Born: April 3, 1949 in Brooklyn, NY
Died: May 14, 1992 in Lake Oswego, OR
High School: Lawrence
College: Yankton
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 4th round (79th overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 81 (329th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

77 77 77

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #756. Don Griffin… #757. Bob Breunig… #758. Jon Runyan… #759. LYLE ALZADO… #760. Ernie Green… #761. Howard Ballard… #762. Haven Moses… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1971 22 DEN RDE 77 12 11 5
1972 23 DEN RDE 77 14 14 0 0 5 6 0 8
1973 24 DEN RDE 77 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 6
1974 25 DEN RDE 77 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 6
1975 26 DEN RDE 77 14 14 0 0 3 14 0 7
1976 27 DEN de 77 1 1 1
1977*+ 28 DEN RDE 77 14 14 0 0 3 1 0 15
1978* 29 DEN RDE 77 16 16 1 10
1979 30 CLE LDE 77 15 15 0 0 1 0 0 5
1980+ 31 CLE RDE 77 16 16 12
1981 32 CLE RDE 77 15 15 0 0 1 0 0 7
1982 33 RAI RDE 77 9 9 0 0 1 7 0 7.0 7
1983 34 RAI RDE 77 15 15 0 0 1 0 0 7.0 1 7
1984 35 RAI RDE 77 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 6.0 8
1985 36 RAI RDE 77 11 11 0 0 1 0 1 3.0 1 6
Career 196 195 0 0 20 28 1 23.0 3 110
8 yrs DEN 99 98 0 0 14 21 0 1 58
4 yrs RAI 51 51 0 0 4 7 1 23.0 2 28
3 yrs CLE 46 46 0 0 2 0 0 24

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1977*+ 28 DEN RDE 3 3 2.0
1978* 29 DEN RDE 1 1
1980+ 31 CLE RDE 1 1
1982 33 RAI RDE 2 2 1.0
1983 ❍ 34 RAI RDE 3 3 2.5
1984 35 RAI RDE 1 1 2.0
Career 11 11 7.5
3 yrs RAI 6 6 5.5
2 yrs DEN 4 4 2.0
1 yr CLE 1 1

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1978* 29 DEN RDE 77 16 16 1 2
1983 34 RAI RDE 77 15 15 1 2
1985 36 RAI RDE 77 11 11 1 1 1 8
Career 196 195 1 1 3 12
8 yrs DEN 99 98 1 2
4 yrs RAI 51 51 1 1 2 10
3 yrs CLE 46 46 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams