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Don Joyce

Donald Gilbert Joyce

Position: DE-DT
Height: 6-3    Weight: 253 lbs.

Born: October 8, 1929 in Steubenville, OH
Died: February 26, 2012 in Mahtomedi, MN
High School: Steubenville
College: Tulane   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 2nd round (18th overall) of the 1951 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 9 (7220th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

11 71 76 83 83 83

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 12, 2014 4:25PM
All-Time Rank: #1507. Clarence Peaks… #1508. Chidi Ahanotu… #1509. Ray Collins… #1510. DON JOYCE… #1511. Bill Baird… #1512. Pat Matson… #1513. Ray Lemek… 

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
1951 22 CRD RDT 11 12
1952 23 CRD RDT 71 12
1953 24 CRD RDT 71 10
1954 25 BAL RDE 76 12 0 0 1 0 0
1955 26 BAL RDE 76 11 0 0 1 0 0
1956 27 BAL RDE 83 12
1957 28 BAL RDE 83 12 1 0 0 0 0
1958* 29 BAL RDE 83 12 0 0 2 0 0
1959 30 BAL RDE 83 11
1960 31 BAL 83 11 0 0 1 0 0 4
1961 32 MIN RDE 83 14 7 2
1962 33 DEN 83 6 3
Career 135 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 9
7 yrs BAL 81 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 4
3 yrs CRD 34 0
1 yr DEN 6 0 3
1 yr MIN 14 7 2

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1953 24 CRD RDT 71 10 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
1954 25 BAL RDE 76 12 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Career 135 2 20 0 13 10.0 20
7 yrs BAL 81 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
3 yrs CRD 34 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
1 yr DEN 6 0 0
1 yr MIN 14 7 0
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Will Wynn, Renaldo Wynn, Chuck Ulrich, Charlie Toogood, Leo Sugar, Willie Parker, Don Owens, Paul Miller, John Martinkovic, Earl Leggett
4 Ron Yankowski, Fred Williams, Chuck Ulrich, Charlie Toogood, Leo Sugar, Dewayne Robertson, Archie Reese, Bob Pollard, Willie Parker, Paul Miller
5 Fred Williams, Chuck Ulrich, Charlie Toogood, Leo Sugar, Don Smith, Paul Miller, Bud McFadin, John Martinkovic, Roland Lakes, Carl Kammerer
6 Fred Williams, Chuck Ulrich, Charlie Toogood, Leo Sugar, Paul Miller, Bud McFadin, John Martinkovic, Ed Husmann, Tom Finnin, Don Colo
7 Fred Williams, Chuck Ulrich, Charlie Toogood, Jess Richardson, Bud McFadin, John Martinkovic, Ed Husmann, Jerry Helluin, Tom Finnin, Don Colo
8 Fred Williams, Chuck Ulrich, Charlie Toogood, Bob Miller, Bud McFadin, John Martinkovic, Jerry Helluin, Dave Hanner, Tom Finnin, Don Colo
9 Bill Bishop, Volney Peters, Fred Williams, George Tarasovic, Charley Powell, Jerry Helluin, Bob Toneff, Dave Hanner, Jim Bailey, Michael Bankston
10 Bill Bishop, Volney Peters, Gene Brito, Joe Rutgens, Ray Krouse, Robert Brown, Charley Powell, Jerry Helluin, Jim Doran, Trace Armstrong
11 Bill Bishop, Volney Peters, Nate Borden, Bill Herchman, Gene Brito, Charley Powell, Trace Armstrong, John Baker, Joe Rutgens, Bob Pollard
12 Bill Bishop, Volney Peters, Nate Borden, Bill Herchman, Gene Brito, Charley Powell, Dave Hanner, Ray Krouse, Charley Hannah, Leo Wisniewski
Career Joe Rutgens, Jim Dunaway, Donnell Thompson, Orpheus Roye, Bob Pollard, Dave Pureifory, Robert Brown, Vonnie Holliday, Michael Bankston, Ben Williams

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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