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Pepper Johnson

Thomas Johnson

Position: LB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 250 lbs.

Born: July 29, 1964 in Detroit, MI
High School: MacKenzie
College: Ohio St.   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 2nd round (51st overall) of the 1986 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 76 (414th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

52 53 52 99 52 52

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 18, 2014 6:25AM
All-Time Rank: #602. Adam Timmerman… #603. Gary Johnson… #604. Jerry Logan… #605. PEPPER JOHNSON… #606. Tom Sestak… #607. Joe Fields… #608. Bill Brown… 

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
1986 22 NYG 52 16 0 2.0 1 13 0 13 0 23 0 2
1987 23 NYG LILB 52 12 12 1.0 2 0 1 0 0 74 0 6
1988 24 NYG LILB 52 16 15 4.0 1 33 1 33 0 2 0 1 0 0 87 0 8
1989 25 NYG lb 52 14 4 1.0 3 60 1 39 0 0 0 1 0 0 61 0 5
1990*+ 26 NYG RILB 52 16 16 3.5 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 115 0 19
1991 27 NYG RILB 52 16 16 6.5 2 5 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 104 0 8
1992 28 NYG LILB 52 16 16 1.0 2 42 0 38 0 1 1 2 0 0 115 0 6
1993 29 CLE LLB 53 16 11 1.0 87 0 5
1994* 30 CLE MLB 52 16 16 2.5 0 0 1 10 0 95 27 13
1995 31 CLE MLB 52 16 16 2.0 2 22 0 22 0 2 0 0 0 0 100 30 7
1996 32 DET MLB 99 15 12 1 0 0 0 0 54 16 5
1997 33 NYJ lilb 52 8 8 1 13 0 13 0 26 13 4
1998 34 NYJ MLB 52 16 16 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 42 21 8
Career 193 158 25.5 14 188 2 39 0 12 1 8 10 0 983 107 96
7 yrs NYG 106 79 19.0 10 153 2 39 0 9 1 6 0 0 579 0 54
3 yrs CLE 48 43 5.5 2 22 0 22 0 2 0 1 10 0 282 57 25
2 yrs NYJ 24 24 1.0 2 13 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 68 34 12

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
1988 24 NYG LILB 52 16 15 1 1 6
1989 25 NYG lb 52 14 4 1 1 6
Career 193 158 2 2 12
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Roy Winston, Jimmy Williams, Olen Underwood, Steve Tovar, Vernon Maxwell, Jeff Lageman, Brian Kelley, Freddy Keiaho, E.J. Junior, Ken Harvey
4 John Roper, Sam Rogers, Ed O'Neil, Rob Morris, Dale Lindsey, Freddy Keiaho, Ken Avery, Brian Simmons, Barrett Green, Ralph Felton
5 John Offerdahl, Ted Hendricks*, Kevin Hardy, David Harris, Chad Brown, E.J. Junior, Randall Godfrey, Kendrell Bell, Ray Nitschke*, John Mobley
6 Ray Nitschke*, Randall Godfrey, Kevin Hardy, E.J. Junior, John Offerdahl, Kendrell Bell, David Harris, Bryan Cox, John Mobley, Dwayne Rudd
7 E.J. Junior, Kevin Hardy, John Offerdahl, Randall Godfrey, Kendrell Bell, Lance Mehl, Vincent Brown, Duane Bickett, Clay Matthews, Marcus Washington
8 John Mobley, Jamir Miller, Tedy Bruschi, Rod Martin, Ted Hendricks*, Takeo Spikes, Kevin Hardy, Vincent Brown, Chris Hanburger*, Robin Cole
9 Joe Fortunato, Ted Hendricks*, Tedy Bruschi, Takeo Spikes, Mike Peterson, Bryan Cox, Duane Bickett, Kevin Hardy, Dan Currie, Rod Martin
10 Joe Fortunato, Jerry Robinson, Takeo Spikes, Kevin Hardy, Andy Russell, Kevin Greene, Adalius Thomas, James Farrior, Ted Hendricks*, Randall Godfrey
11 Takeo Spikes, Randall Godfrey, Tedy Bruschi, Jim Lynch, Jerry Robinson, Rod Martin, Kevin Hardy, Ted Hendricks*, Joe Fortunato, Mike Curtis
12 Rod Martin, Takeo Spikes, Jerry Robinson, Randall Godfrey, Bryan Cox, Mike Peterson, Joe Fortunato, Jessie Tuggle, Tedy Bruschi, Mike Curtis
13 Rod Martin, Tedy Bruschi, Jerry Robinson, Randall Godfrey, Takeo Spikes, Bryan Cox, Mike Curtis, Mike Peterson, Jessie Tuggle, Joe Fortunato
Career Randall Godfrey, Bryan Cox, Jerry Robinson, Tedy Bruschi, Takeo Spikes, Mike Peterson, Rod Martin, Carl Banks, Robin Cole, Mike Stratton

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams