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Richard Dent

Richard Lamar Dent

Position: DE
Height: 6-5    Weight: 265 lbs.

Born: December 13, 1960 in Atlanta, GA
High School: J.C. Murphy
College: Tennessee St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 8th round (203rd overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 96 (148th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2011, finalist in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 19, 2014 5:25AM
All-Time Rank: #255. Earnest Byner… #256. Jimmy Smith… #257. Dante Lavelli… #258. RICHARD DENT… #259. Chuck Foreman… #260. Steve Wisniewski… #261. Phil Simms… 

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
1983 23 CHI de 95 16 3 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 12 0 3
1984* 24 CHI RDE 95 16 10 17.5 4 0 1 0 0 39 0 13
1985*+ 25 CHI RDE 95 16 16 17.0 2 10 1 9 0 7 0 2 0 0 38 0 19
1986 26 CHI RDE 95 15 14 11.5 4 0 0 0 0 75 0 9
1987 27 CHI RDE 95 12 12 12.5 4 0 2 11 0 34 0 7
1988 28 CHI RDE 95 13 12 10.5 3 0 1 0 0 61 0 14
1989 29 CHI RDE 95 15 15 9.0 1 30 0 30 0 2 0 2 0 0 70 0 7
1990* 30 CHI RDE 95 16 16 12.0 3 21 0 15 0 2 0 3 45 1 81 0 16
1991 31 CHI RDE 95 16 16 10.5 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 84 0 8
1992 32 CHI RDE 95 16 16 8.5 6 0 1 0 0 82 0 7
1993* 33 CHI RDE 95 16 16 12.5 1 24 0 24 0 1 0 0 0 0 64 0 12
1994 34 SFO de 95 2 2 2.0 7 1 1
1995 35 CHI de 95 3 1 1 0 1
1996 36 IND de 96 16 1 6.5 2 0 0 0 0 13 2 1 2
1997 37 PHI 95 15 0 4.5 1 0 0 0 0 10 3 2
Career 203 150 137.5 8 89 1 30 0 37 0 13 56 1 671 6 1 121
12 yrs CHI 170 147 124.5 8 89 1 30 0 34 0 13 56 1 641 0 116
1 yr IND 16 1 6.5 2 0 0 0 0 13 2 1 2
1 yr PHI 15 0 4.5 1 0 0 0 0 10 3 2
1 yr SFO 2 2 2.0 7 1 1

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*+ 25 CHI RDE 95 16 16 1 1 6
1990* 30 CHI RDE 95 16 16 1 1 6
1996 36 IND de 96 16 1 1 2
Career 203 150 1 1 2 1 14
12 yrs CHI 170 147 1 1 2 12
1 yr IND 16 1 1 2
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Reggie White*, Darrell Russell, Leon Hart, Tom Sestak, Thurman McGraw, Tommie Harris, Andy Robustelli*, John Abraham, Michael Dean Perry, Cortez Kennedy*
4 Lee Roy Selmon*, Darrell Russell, Bill Stanfill, Roger Brown, Keith Millard, Michael Carter, Jack Youngblood*, Richard Seymour, Howie Long*, Mark Gastineau
5 Bryant Young, Warren Sapp*, Julius Peppers, Michael Dean Perry, Bill Stanfill, Richard Seymour, Lee Roy Selmon*, Jared Allen, Jevon Kearse, Jerome Brown
6 Dan Hampton*, Julius Peppers, Bill Stanfill, Lee Roy Selmon*, Jason Taylor, Neil Smith, Joe Greene*, Howie Long*, Tom Sestak, Michael Dean Perry
7 Willie Davis*, Bob Baumhower, Dan Hampton*, Julius Peppers, Jim Katcavage, Doug Atkins*, Rulon Jones, Fred Dryer, Michael Carter, Bryant Young
8 Willie Davis*, Bill Stanfill, Dan Hampton*, Bob Baumhower, Jim Katcavage, Doug Atkins*, Jason Taylor, Joe Greene*, Neil Smith, Buck Buchanan*
9 Jim Katcavage, Gino Marchetti*, Ray Childress, Dan Hampton*, Neil Smith, Doug Atkins*, Bill Stanfill, Richard Seymour, Willie Davis*, Chris Doleman*
10 Ray Childress, Jim Katcavage, Claude Humphrey*, Willie Davis*, Michael Dean Perry, Chris Doleman*, Kevin Williams, Charles Mann, Roger Brown, Simeon Rice
11 Ray Childress, Willie Davis*, Neil Smith, Claude Humphrey*, Henry Jordan*, Doug Atkins*, Chris Doleman*, Buck Buchanan*, Richard Seymour, Gino Marchetti*
12 Ray Childress, Claude Humphrey*, Howie Long*, Willie Davis*, Henry Jordan*, La'Roi Glover, Neil Smith, L.C. Greenwood, Jim Katcavage, Richard Seymour
13 Claude Humphrey*, Ray Childress, Steve McMichael, Howie Long*, Willie Davis*, John Abraham, L.C. Greenwood, Neil Smith, Henry Jordan*, La'Roi Glover
14 Claude Humphrey*, Ray Childress, Steve McMichael, Howie Long*, Willie Davis*, John Abraham, L.C. Greenwood, Neil Smith, Henry Jordan*, Kevin Greene
15 Claude Humphrey*, Ray Childress, Howie Long*, Steve McMichael, Willie Davis*, John Abraham, Neil Smith, L.C. Greenwood, Henry Jordan*, Jim Katcavage
Career Claude Humphrey*, Ray Childress, Neil Smith, Steve McMichael, L.C. Greenwood, Howie Long*, Jim Katcavage, Dan Hampton*, La'Roi Glover, Cortez Kennedy*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams