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Chuck Howley

Charles Louis Howley

Position: LB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 228 lbs.

Born: June 28, 1936 in Wheeling, WV
High School: Warwood
College: West Virginia   (school history)    (Howley college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1958 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 95 (172nd overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #216. Larry Allen… #217. Lee Roy Selmon… #218. Boomer Esiason… #219. CHUCK HOWLEY… #220. Brad Meester… #221. Willie Roaf… #222. Dermontti Dawson… 

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
1958 22 CHI 54 12 1 4 0 4 0
1959 23 CHI 54 3 0 0 1 0 0
1961 25 DAL LLB/rlb 54 13 13 1 5 0 5 0 5
1962 26 DAL RLB 54 14 14 2 33 0 21 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
1963 27 DAL LLB 54 14 14 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 7
1964 28 DAL LLB 54 12 9 2 27 0 21 0 6
1965* 29 DAL LLB 54 14 14 0 0 2 58 0 8
1966*+ 30 DAL LLB 54 14 14 0 0 1 97 1 14
1967*+ 31 DAL LLB 54 14 14 1 28 1 28 0 0 0 1 0 0 12
1968*+ 32 DAL LLB 54 14 14 6 115 1 58 0 0 0 1 0 0 15
1969*+ 33 DAL RLB 54 14 14 2 37 0 28 0 0 0 1 0 0 13
1970+ 34 DAL RLB 54 14 14 2 18 0 17 0 0 0 3 36 0 15
1971* 35 DAL RLB 54 14 14 5 122 0 53 0 0 0 3 0 0 10
1972 36 DAL RLB 54 13 13 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
1973 37 DAL 54 1 3
Career 180 161 25 399 2 58 0 0 0 18 191 1 122
13 yrs DAL 165 161 24 395 2 58 0 0 0 17 191 1 122
2 yrs CHI 15 0 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0

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
1966*+ 30 DAL LLB 1 1
1967*+ 31 DAL LLB 2 2
1968*+ 32 DAL LLB 1 1 0 0 1 44 1 1.0
1969*+ 33 DAL RLB 1 1 0.5
1970+ 34 DAL RLB 3 3 2 22 0 22 0
1971 ❍ 35 DAL RLB 3 3 2 67 0 41 0 0 0 1 0 0
Career 11 11 4 89 0 41 0 0 0 2 44 1 1.5

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
1963 27 DAL LLB 54 14 14 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
1966*+ 30 DAL LLB 54 14 14 1 30 0 30 30.0 30
Career 180 161 2 32 0 30 16.0 32
13 yrs DAL 165 161 2 32 0 30 16.0 32
2 yrs CHI 15 0 0

Kicking & Punting

Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1964 28 DAL LLB 54 12 9 1 37 37 0 37.0
Career 180 161 1 37 37 0 37.0
13 yrs DAL 165 161 1 37 37 0 37.0
2 yrs CHI 15 0

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
1966*+ 30 DAL LLB 54 14 14 1 1 6
1967*+ 31 DAL LLB 54 14 14 1 1 6
1968*+ 32 DAL LLB 54 14 14 1 1 6
Career 180 161 1 2 3 18
13 yrs DAL 165 161 1 2 3 18
2 yrs CHI 15 0 0

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1968*+ 32 DAL LLB 1 1 1 1 6
Career 11 11 1 1 6

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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