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Deron Cherry

Deron Leigh Cherry

Position: DB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 197 lbs.

Born: September 12, 1959 in Riverside, NJ
High School: Palmyra
College: Rutgers   (school history)    (Cherry college stats)

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 75 (443rd overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #552. Don Doll… #553. Anquan Boldin… #554. Ed Newman… #555. DERON CHERRY… #556. Chad Brown… #557. Tommy Nobis… #558. Doug Smith… 

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
1981 22 KAN 20 13 0 1 4 0 4 0 1
1982 23 KAN 20 7 0 1
1983* 24 KAN FS 20 16 16 7 100 0 41 0 0 2 2 4 0 1.5 11
1984*+ 25 KAN FS 20 16 16 7 140 0 67 0 16
1985* 26 KAN FS 20 16 16 7 87 1 47 0 11
1986*+ 27 KAN FS 20 16 16 9 150 0 49 0 0 0 2 7 0 1.0 14
1987* 28 KAN FS 20 8 8 3 58 0 30 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
1988*+ 29 KAN FS 20 16 16 7 51 0 24 0 0 0 6 10 0 13
1989 30 KAN FS 20 15 15 2 27 0 27 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.0 7
1990 31 KAN fs 20 9 6 3 40 0 21 0 3
1991 32 KAN FS 20 16 15 4 31 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
Career 148 124 50 688 1 67 0 0 2 14 21 0 3.5 89

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
1986*+ 27 KAN FS 1 1
1990 31 KAN FS 1 1
1991 32 KAN FS 2 2 3 47 0 29 0
Career 4 4 3 47 0 29 0

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
1981 22 KAN 20 13 0 3 52 0 22 17.3 52
1982 23 KAN 20 7 0 1 39 0 39 39.0 39
1983* 24 KAN FS 20 16 16 2 54 0 31 27.0 54
1984*+ 25 KAN FS 20 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 148 124 7 145 0 39 20.7 145

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
1985* 26 KAN FS 20 16 16 1 1 6
1986*+ 27 KAN FS 20 16 16 2 2 12
Career 148 124 1 2 3 18

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4 Dave Duerson, Todd Bell, Jason McCourty, Nolan Cromwell, Wes Hopkins, Joey Browner, Cris Dishman, Bobby Bryant, Thom Darden, Darren Woodson
5 Dave Duerson, Joey Browner, Nolan Cromwell, Wes Hopkins, Patrick Surtain, Dashon Goldson, Tony Banfield, Kent McCloughan, Shaun Williams, Cornell Green
6 Joey Browner, Dave Duerson, Dashon Goldson, Patrick Surtain, Nolan Cromwell, Cornell Green, Charles Woodson, Darren Sharper, Kam Chancellor, Eric Weddle
7 Roger Wehrli*, Dave Duerson, Dashon Goldson, Joey Browner, Charles Woodson, Darren Sharper, Jairus Byrd, Deltha O'Neal, Mike Brown, Dwight Hicks
8 Roger Wehrli*, Charles Woodson, Joey Browner, Roy Williams, Kenny Easley, Dwight Hicks, Nolan Cromwell, Dave Grayson, Dick Anderson, Cornell Green
9 Charles Woodson, Dick Anderson, Joey Browner, Roy Williams, Donnie Shell, Kenny Easley, Darren Sharper, Butch Byrd, Roger Wehrli*, Eric Weddle
10 Donnie Shell, John Lynch, Joey Browner, Dick Anderson, Charles Woodson, Roy Williams, Rodney Harrison, Kenny Easley, Butch Byrd, Eric Weddle
11 Rodney Harrison, Donnie Shell, Terry McDaniel, Dave Grayson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Joey Browner, John Lynch, Dick Anderson, Cliff Harris, Nolan Cromwell
Career Terry McDaniel, Dave Grayson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Joey Browner, Dick Anderson, Cliff Harris, Nolan Cromwell, Jake Scott, Roy Williams, Gary Fencik

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams