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Cornelius Bennett

Cornelius O'Landa Bennett

Position: LB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 237 lbs.

Born: August 25, 1965 in Birmingham, AL
High School: Ensley
College: Alabama   (school history)    (Bennett college stats)
Drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 89 (228th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

55 97 97 97

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #1245. Norm Evans… #1246. Chris Chandler… #1247. Paul Lipscomb… #1248. CORNELIUS BENNETT… #1249. Trace Armstrong… #1250. Mike Merriweather… #1251. Wendell Tyler… 

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
1987 22 BUF LOLB 55 8 7 5 0 0 0 0 8.5 69 0 4
1988*+ 23 BUF LOLB 55 16 16 2 30 0 30 0 3 0 3 0 0 9.5 103 0 16
1989 24 BUF LOLB 55 12 12 2 5 0 6 0 1 0 2 5 0 5.5 54 0 7
1990* 25 BUF LOLB 97 16 16 3 0 2 0 0 4.0 96 0 10
1991* 26 BUF LOLB 97 16 16 4 0 2 9 1 9.0 107 0 11
1992* 27 BUF LOLB 97 15 15 2 0 3 0 0 4.0 81 0 11
1993* 28 BUF LOLB 97 16 16 1 5 0 5 0 2 1 2 40 0 5.0 102 0 11
1994 29 BUF LOLB 97 16 16 1 0 3 14 0 5.0 58 19 7
1995 30 BUF RILB 97 14 14 1 69 1 69 0 1 0 2 0 0 2.0 81 23 8
1996 31 ATL LLB 97 13 13 1 3 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 3.0 52 8 4
1997 32 ATL LLB 97 16 16 2 0 1 0 0 7.0 68 22 7
1998 33 ATL LLB 97 16 16 0 0 2 10 0 1.0 69 23 9
1999 34 IND LB 97 16 16 5 0 2 0 0 5.0 72 33 8
2000 35 IND LB 97 16 15 0 0 1 0 0 3.0 36 14 7
Career 206 204 7 112 1 69 0 31 1 27 78 1 71.5 1048 142 120
9 yrs BUF 129 128 6 109 1 69 0 22 1 19 68 1 52.5 751 42 85
3 yrs ATL 45 45 1 3 0 3 0 4 0 5 10 0 11.0 189 53 20
2 yrs IND 32 31 5 0 3 0 0 8.0 108 47 15

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
1988*+ 23 BUF ROLB,LOLB 2 2
1989 24 BUF LOLB 1 1
1990* 25 BUF LOLB 3 3
1991* 26 BUF LOLB 3 3 0.5
1992* 27 BUF RILB,LOLB 3 3 1.0
1993* 28 BUF LOLB,LILB 3 3
1995 30 BUF RILB 2 2
1998 33 ATL LLB 3 3
2000 35 IND LB 1 0
Career 21 20 1.5
7 yrs BUF 17 17 1.5
1 yr ATL 3 3
1 yr IND 1 0

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
1990* 25 BUF LOLB 97 16 16 1 1 6
1991* 26 BUF LOLB 97 16 16 1 1 6
1995 30 BUF RILB 97 14 14 1 1 6
Career 206 204 1 1 1 3 18
9 yrs BUF 129 128 1 1 1 3 18
3 yrs ATL 45 45 0
2 yrs IND 32 31 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams