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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 (535th 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 Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #1102. Keith Hamilton… #1103. Joe Nash… #1104. Al Wilson… #1105. JOE KLECKO… #1106. Jethro Pugh… #1107. Chad Clifton… #1108. Dave Duerson… 

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
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 0 0 1 0 0 6.5 12
1984* 31 NYJ ldt 73 12 11 0 0 2 0 0 3.0 7
1985*+ 32 NYJ NT 73 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 7.5 18
1986 33 NYJ NT 73 11 10 4.0 4
1987 34 NYJ NT 73 7 7 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 3
1988 35 IND NT 73 15 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
Career 155 145 0 0 9 0 0 24.0 85
11 yrs NYJ 140 131 0 0 8 0 0 24.0 78
1 yr IND 15 14 0 0 1 0 0 7

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
1981*+ 28 NYJ RDE 1 1 1.0
1982 29 NYJ DT 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
1985*+ 32 NYJ NT 1 1
Career 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams