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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 (430th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 13, 2016 1:25AM
All-Time Rank: #286. Jacob Green… #287. Herschel Walker… #288. Eddie Brown… #289. PEPPER JOHNSON… #290. Randy Cross… #291. Lincoln Kennedy… #292. Bob Gain… 

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

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 ❍ 22 NYG LB 3 0 1 27 0 27 0
1989 25 NYG RILB 1 1
1990 ❍ 26 NYG MLB,RILB 3 3
1994* 30 CLE MLB 2 2 1 3 0 3 0 1.0
1998 34 NYJ MLB 2 2
Career 11 8 2 30 0 27 0 1.0
3 yrs NYG 7 4 1 27 0 27 0
1 yr CLE 2 2 1 3 0 3 0 1.0
1 yr NYJ 2 2

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
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
7 yrs NYG 106 79 2 2 12
3 yrs CLE 48 43 0
2 yrs NYJ 24 24 0
1 yr DET 15 12 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams