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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 (162nd 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 May 31, 2016 8:25AM
All-Time Rank: #469. Curtis McClinton… #470. Tarik Glenn… #471. Chris Hinton… #472. RICHARD DENT… #473. Herman Moore… #474. Ron Hall… #475. Spider Lockhart… 

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

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
1984* 24 CHI RDE 2 2 3.0
1985 ❍ 25 CHI RDE 3 3 6.0
1986 26 CHI RDE 1 1 0.5
1987 27 CHI RDE 1 1 1.0
1990* 30 CHI RDE 2 2
1991 31 CHI RDE 1 1
1994 ❍ 34 SFO DE 1 0
1996 36 IND DE 1 0
Career 12 10 10.5
6 yrs CHI 10 10 10.5
1 yr IND 1 0
1 yr SFO 1 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA 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
1 yr PHI 15 0 0
1 yr SFO 2 2 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams