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Joe Klecko

Joseph Edward Klecko

Position: DT-NT-DE
Height: 6-3    Weight: 263 lbs.

Born: October 15, 1953 in Chester, PA
High School: St. James
College: Temple   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Jets in the 6th round (144th overall) of the 1977 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 71 (529th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Father of Dan Klecko
4-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 19, 2014 3:25PM
All-Time Rank: #249. Joey Browner… #250. Mike Kenn… #251. Harvey Martin… #252. JOE KLECKO… #253. London Fletcher… #254. Leslie O'Neal… #255. Jimmy Smith… 

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
1977 24 NYJ ldt 73 13 6 2
1978 25 NYJ RDE 73 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 5
1979 26 NYJ RDT 73 16 16 5
1980 27 NYJ RDE 73 15 15 6
1981*+ 28 NYJ RDE 73 16 16 0 0 2 0 0 15
1982 29 NYJ 73 2 2 2.0 1
1983* 30 NYJ LDT 73 16 16 6.5 0 0 1 0 0 12
1984* 31 NYJ ldt 73 12 11 3.0 0 0 2 0 0 7
1985*+ 32 NYJ NT 73 16 16 7.5 0 0 1 0 0 18
1986 33 NYJ NT 73 11 10 4.0 4
1987 34 NYJ NT 73 7 7 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 3
1988 35 IND NT 73 15 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
Career 155 145 24.0 0 0 9 0 0 85
11 yrs NYJ 140 131 24.0 0 0 8 0 0 78
1 yr IND 15 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Bobby Richards, Bill Quinlan, Igor Olshansky, Bill Herchman, Jerry Helluin, Robert Hardy, Chuck Gavin, Fred Dryer, Luis Castillo, Guy Reese
4 Moe Gardner, Mel Tom, Reuben Davis, Jim Wahler, Andy Rice, Jim Kanicki, Jerry Helluin, Scott Mersereau, Lawrence Pillers, Joe Owens
5 Ron Nery, Greg Kragen, Chris Hovan, Gerry Philbin, Doug Atkins*, Charlie Krueger, Bill Maas, Jethro Pugh, Bill Pickel, Willie McGinest
6 Gene Lipscomb, Gary Larsen, Albert Haynesworth, Gerry Philbin, Bill Pickel, Alfred Williams, Don Floyd, Greg Kragen, Jethro Pugh, Leonard Marshall
7 Gerry Philbin, Gene Lipscomb, Don Floyd, Gary Larsen, Fred Dryer, Pierce Holt, Lyle Alzado, Gino Marchetti*, Tim Krumrie, Ken Gray
8 Gene Lipscomb, Lee Williams, Greg Kragen, Aaron Kampman, Leonard Marshall, Ted Washington, Michael Carter, Gerry Philbin, Tim Krumrie, Pierce Holt
9 Gene Lipscomb, Michael Carter, Doug English, Rulon Jones, Chester McGlockton, Hugh Douglas, Charlie Johnson, Gary Larsen, Leonard Marshall, Ernie Ladd
10 Doug English, Gene Lipscomb, Michael Carter, Gary Larsen, Hugh Douglas, Rulon Jones, Steve McMichael, Lyle Alzado, Too Tall Jones, Leonard Marshall
11 Doug English, Gene Lipscomb, Steve McMichael, Michael Carter, Jim Katcavage, Dexter Manley, Hugh Douglas, Kris Jenkins, John Abraham, Leonard Marshall
12 Doug English, Gene Lipscomb, Sam Adams, Michael Carter, Dave Butz, Chester McGlockton, Dexter Manley, Hugh Douglas, Jim Katcavage, Leonard Marshall
Career Doug English, Gene Lipscomb, Gary Larsen, Michael Carter, Hugh Douglas, Chester McGlockton, Dana Stubblefield, Jamal Williams, Michael Dean Perry, Patrick Kerney

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams