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Matt Birk

Matthew Robert Birk

Position: C
Height: 6-4    Weight: 300 lbs.

Born: July 23, 1976 in St. Paul, MN
High School: Cretin-Derham Hall
College: Harvard   (school history)
Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 6th round (173rd overall) of the 1998 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 84 (289th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #656. Jim LeClair… #657. Steve McMichael… #658. Irving Fryar… #659. MATT BIRK… #660. John Abraham… #661. Seth Joyner… #662. Sterling Sharpe… 

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
1998 22 MIN 75 7 0 1
1999 23 MIN 78 15 0 1
2000* 24 MIN C 78 16 16 0 1 0 0 0 12
2001* 25 MIN C 78 16 16 10
2002 26 MIN C 78 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 9
2003* 27 MIN C 78 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 16
2004* 28 MIN C 78 12 11 0 2 0 -31 0 10
2006* 30 MIN C 78 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 7
2007* 31 MIN C 78 16 16 0 1 0 -16 0 8
2008 32 MIN C 78 16 16 0 1 0 -22 0 3 0 7
2009 33 BAL C 77 16 16 2 0 8
2010 34 BAL C 77 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 8
2011 35 BAL C 77 16 16 3 0 7
2012 36 BAL C 77 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 7
Career 210 187 0 5 5 -69 0 11 0 111
10 yrs MIN 146 123 0 5 3 -69 0 3 0 81
4 yrs BAL 64 64 0 0 2 0 0 8 0 30

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
1998 22 MIN C 1 0
1999 23 MIN T 2 0
2000* 24 MIN C 2 2
2004* 28 MIN C 2 2
2008 32 MIN C 1 1 0 1 0 -3 0
2009 33 BAL C 2 2
2010 34 BAL C 2 2 1 0
2011 35 BAL C 2 2
2012 ❍ 36 BAL C 4 4
Career 18 15 0 1 0 -3 0 1 0
5 yrs MIN 8 5 0 1 0 -3 0
4 yrs BAL 10 10 1 0

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