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Dave Brown

David Steven Brown

Position: DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: January 16, 1953 in Akron, OH
Died: January 10, 2006 in Lubbock, TX
High School: Garfield
College: Michigan   (school history)    (Brown college stats)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1st round (26th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 73 (483rd overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #402. Chad Johnson… #403. Randy Gradishar… #404. Steve Nelson… #405. DAVE BROWN… #406. Antonio Gates… #407. Rick Volk… #408. Eli Manning… 

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
1975 22 PIT 36 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
1976 23 SEA FS 22 14 14 4 70 0 33 0 1 4
1977 24 SEA RCB 22 14 14 4 68 1 29 0 4
1978 25 SEA RCB 22 16 16 3 44 0 44 0 0 0 3 -2 0 5
1979 26 SEA RCB 22 16 16 5 46 0 23 0 6
1980 27 SEA RCB 22 16 16 6 32 0 24 0 7
1981 28 SEA RCB 22 10 10 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 8 0 3
1982 29 SEA RCB 22 9 9 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 2 15 0 10
1983 30 SEA RCB 22 16 16 6 83 0 37 0 0 1 3 0 0 6
1984* 31 SEA RCB 22 16 16 8 179 2 90 0 0 0 1 0 0 14
1985 32 SEA RCB 22 16 16 6 58 1 28 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
1986 33 SEA RCB 22 16 16 5 58 1 24 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
1987 34 GNB RCB 32 12 12 3 16 0 11 0 7
1988 35 GNB RCB 32 16 16 3 27 0 15 0 7
1989 36 GNB RCB 32 16 16 6 12 0 12 0 7
Career 216 203 62 698 5 90 0 0 2 12 21 0 1 99
11 yrs SEA 159 159 50 643 5 90 0 0 1 12 21 0 1 75
3 yrs GNB 44 44 12 55 0 15 0 21
1 yr PIT 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 3

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1975 22 PIT 36 13 0 22 217 0 48 9.9 6 126 0 26 21.0 343
1976 23 SEA FS 22 14 14 11 74 0 19 6.7 74
Career 216 203 33 291 0 48 8.8 6 126 0 26 21.0 417
11 yrs SEA 159 159 11 74 0 19 6.7 74
3 yrs GNB 44 44 0
1 yr PIT 13 0 22 217 0 48 9.9 6 126 0 26 21.0 343

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1975 ❍ 22 PIT 3 0 6 49 0 16 8.2 2 53 0 36 26.5 102
Career 8 5 6 49 0 16 8.2 2 53 0 36 26.5 102
2 yrs SEA 5 5 0
1 yr PIT 3 0 6 49 0 16 8.2 2 53 0 36 26.5 102

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
1976 23 SEA FS 22 14 14 1 2
1977 24 SEA RCB 22 14 14 1 1 6
1984* 31 SEA RCB 22 16 16 2 2 12
1985 32 SEA RCB 22 16 16 1 1 6
1986 33 SEA RCB 22 16 16 1 1 6
Career 216 203 5 5 1 32
11 yrs SEA 159 159 5 5 1 32
3 yrs GNB 44 44 0
1 yr PIT 13 0 0

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