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E.J. Junior

Ester James Junior III

Position: LB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 238 lbs.

Born: December 8, 1959 in Salisbury, MD
High School: Maplewood
College: Alabama   (school history)
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 57 (1086th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

54 54 53 50 93

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 14, 2016 4:25AM
All-Time Rank: #1252. Plaxico Burress… #1253. Steve Freeman… #1254. Keith Jackson… #1255. E.J. JUNIOR… #1256. Phillip Daniels… #1257. Adewale Ogunleye… #1258. Scott Studwell… 

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
1981 22 STL RLB 54 16 13 1 5 0 5 0 5
1982 23 STL LLB 54 9 9 0 0 1 0 0 1.5 8
1983 24 STL llb/MLB 54 12 11 3 27 0 19 0 0 0 1 1 0 7.5 6
1984*+ 25 STL mlb/RLB 54 16 16 1 18 0 18 0 9.5 15
1985* 26 STL MLB 54 16 16 5 109 0 53 0 2.0 9
1986 27 STL LILB 54 13 13 0 0 1 0 0 5
1987 28 STL RLB 54 13 13 1 25 0 25 0 0 1 2 5 0 2.0 6
1988 29 PHO RLB 54 16 16 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 36 1 2.0 7
1989 30 MIA LOLB 54 16 12 1.0 4
1990 31 MIA 54 16 0 6.0 2
1991 32 MIA 54 16 0 5.0 1
1992 33 2TM 7 1 0
TAM 50 2 1 0
SEA 53 5 0 0
1993 34 SEA 93 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Career 170 120 12 186 0 53 0 0 1 7 42 1 36.5 69
8 yrs STL-PHO 111 107 12 186 0 53 0 0 1 6 42 1 24.5 61
3 yrs MIA 48 12 12.0 7
2 yrs SEA 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1 yr TAM 2 1 0

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
1991 32 MIA 54 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 170 120 1 0 0 0 0.0 42
8 yrs PHO-STL 111 107 42
3 yrs MIA 48 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
2 yrs SEA 9 0 0
1 yr TAM 2 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
1988 29 PHO RLB 54 16 16 1 1 6
Career 170 120 1 1 6
8 yrs STL-PHO 111 107 1 1 6
3 yrs MIA 48 12 0
2 yrs SEA 9 0 0
1 yr TAM 2 1 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams