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Chuck Bednarik

Charles Phillip Bednarik (60 Minute Man)

Position: LB-C
Height: 6-3    Weight: 233 lbs.

Born: May 1, 1925 in Bethlehem, PA
High School: Bethlehem Catholic
College: Pennsylvania   (school history)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 21 (4478th overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1967

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 16, 2014 8:25AM
All-Time Rank: #14. Barry Sanders… #15. Jim Kelly… #16. John Hannah… #17. CHUCK BEDNARIK… #18. Dan Fouts… #19. Bobby Layne… #20. Wilber Marshall… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1949 24 PHI C 10 7
1950*+ 25 PHI MLB 60 12 1 9 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
1951*+ 26 PHI LLB 60 12 0 0 2 5 0
1952*+ 27 PHI LLB 60 12 2 14 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
1953*+ 28 PHI LLB 60 12 6 116 1 41 0 0 1 4 6 0
1954*+ 29 PHI LLB 60 12 1 9 0 9 0 0 0 4 0 0
1955 30 PHI LLB 60 12 1 36 0 36 0
1956* 31 PHI LLB 60 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0
1957* 32 PHI LLB 60 11 3 51 0 37 0 0 0 2 0 0
1958 33 PHI C 60 12 0 0 1 0 0
1959 34 PHI C 60 12 0 0 1 0 0
1960* 35 PHI C 60 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 9
1961 36 PHI C 60 14 2 33 0 33 0 8
1962 37 PHI MLB 60 14 0 0 1 0 0 5
Career 169 7 20 268 1 41 0 0 1 21 15 0 22

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1953*+ 28 PHI LLB 60 12 12 483 54 0 40.3
Career 169 12 483 54 0 40.3

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1954*+ 29 PHI LLB 60 12 2 26 0 24 13.0 3 40 0 21 13.3 66
1956* 31 PHI LLB 60 12 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
Career 169 2 26 0 24 13.0 4 57 0 21 14.3 83

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
1953*+ 28 PHI LLB 60 12 1 1 6
Career 169 1 1 6
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Wilber Marshall, Brian Urlacher, LaMarr Woodley, Jim Lynch, Ted Hendricks*, Myron Pottios, Jerry Robinson, Jack Lambert*, Jeremiah Trotter, Lofa Tatupu
4 George Webster, Derrick Thomas*, Ted Hendricks*, Wilber Marshall, Brian Urlacher, Patrick Willis, Andre Tippett*, Jim Lynch, Shawne Merriman, Zach Thomas
5 Sam Huff*, Patrick Willis, Derrick Thomas*, Ray Lewis, Isiah Robertson, Randy Gradishar, George Webster, Jack Ham*, Lawrence Taylor*, DeMarcus Ware
6 Derrick Thomas*, Patrick Willis, Sam Huff*, Ray Lewis, Brian Urlacher, Mike Singletary*, Pat Swilling, Jack Ham*, Derrick Brooks*, Zach Thomas
7 Pat Swilling, Derrick Thomas*, Ray Lewis, Jack Ham*, Derrick Brooks*, Mike Singletary*, Zach Thomas, Brian Urlacher, Bobby Bell*, Greg Lloyd
8 Derrick Thomas*, Ray Lewis, Zach Thomas, Isiah Robertson, Pat Swilling, Bill George*, Bobby Bell*, Derrick Brooks*, Brian Urlacher, Mike Singletary*
9 Jack Lambert*, Zach Thomas, Lance Briggs, Jason Taylor, Brian Urlacher, Bill George*, Derrick Thomas*, Ray Lewis, Derrick Brooks*, Bobby Bell*
10 Derrick Brooks*, Jack Ham*, Bill George*, Zach Thomas, Mike Singletary*, Jason Taylor, Derrick Thomas*, Jack Lambert*, Lance Briggs, Ray Lewis
11 Derrick Brooks*, Jack Ham*, Ray Lewis, Bill George*, Jason Taylor, Derrick Thomas*, Zach Thomas, Chris Doleman*, Joe Schmidt*, Mike Singletary*
12 Derrick Brooks*, Jack Lambert*, Joe Schmidt*, Jason Taylor, Ray Lewis, Chris Doleman*, Mike Singletary*, Bill George*, Zach Thomas, Rickey Jackson*
13 Derrick Brooks*, Mike Singletary*, Chris Doleman*, Joe Schmidt*, Jason Taylor, Ray Lewis, Bill George*, Jack Lambert*, Zach Thomas, Junior Seau
14 Derrick Brooks*, Mike Singletary*, Bill George*, Joe Schmidt*, Chris Doleman*, Jason Taylor, Zach Thomas, Ray Lewis, Junior Seau, Brian Urlacher
Career Jack Ham*, Mike Singletary*, Derrick Brooks*, Joe Schmidt*, Jack Lambert*, Ray Lewis, Isiah Robertson, Zach Thomas, Bill George*, Lawrence Taylor*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams