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Bruce Laird

Bruce Allan Laird

Position: DB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 193 lbs.

Born: May 23, 1950 in Lowell, MA
High School: Scituate
College: American Int.
Drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the 6th round (152nd overall) of the 1972 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 44 (1830th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 16, 2014 2:25AM
All-Time Rank: #1373. Hank Gremminger… #1374. Mike Pitts… #1375. Larry Brink… #1376. BRUCE LAIRD… #1377. Bob Wetoska… #1378. Jim Mitchell… #1379. Doug Van Horn… 

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 AV
1972* 22 BAL KR/PR 40 14 1 34 303 0 42 8.9 29 843 0 73 29.1 1146 0
1973 23 BAL KR/lcb/PR 40 12 6 15 72 0 13 4.8 24 547 0 51 22.8 619 2
1974 24 BAL SS 40 14 14 11 30 0 10 2.7 19 499 0 55 26.3 529 5
1975 25 BAL KR/SS 40 14 14 31 799 0 65 25.8 799 7
1976 26 BAL SS 40 14 14 7 143 0 25 20.4 143 6
1977 27 BAL KR/SS 40 14 14 24 541 0 35 22.5 541 7
1978 28 BAL SS 40 14 14 0 4
1979 29 BAL SS 40 15 15 3 34 0 16 11.3 34 8
1980 30 BAL SS 40 15 15 0 7
1981 31 BAL SS 40 15 14 0 3
1982 32 SDG SS 30 9 6 0 4
1983 33 SDG 30 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 15 342 0 41 22.8 342 1
Career 164 127 61 405 0 42 6.6 152 3748 0 73 24.7 4153 54
10 yrs BAL 141 121 60 405 0 42 6.8 137 3406 0 73 24.9 3811 49
2 yrs SDG 23 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 15 342 0 41 22.8 342 5

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
1972* 22 BAL KR/PR 40 14 1 1 31 0 31 0 0 8 4 14 0
1973 23 BAL KR/lcb/PR 40 12 6 0 4 0 0 0
1974 24 BAL SS 40 14 14 1 15 0 15 0 0 4 2 0 0
1975 25 BAL KR/SS 40 14 14 3 46 0 28 0 0 2 2 0 0 1
1976 26 BAL SS 40 14 14 0 0 5 10 0
1977 27 BAL KR/SS 40 14 14 3 56 0 22 0
1978 28 BAL SS 40 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
1979 29 BAL SS 40 15 15 3 101 0 68 0 0 1 1 0 0
1980 30 BAL SS 40 15 15 5 71 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0
1981 31 BAL SS 40 15 14 3 59 0 24 0 0 0 1 3 0
1982 32 SDG SS 30 9 6 0 0 1 0 0
1983 33 SDG 30 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
Career 164 127 19 379 0 68 0 0 20 18 27 0 1
10 yrs BAL 141 121 19 379 0 68 0 0 19 17 27 0 1
2 yrs SDG 23 6 0 1 1 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1975 25 BAL KR/SS 40 14 14 1 2
Career 164 127 1 2
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8 Booker Edgerson, Ray Crockett, Bennie Blades, Tom Hannon, Bill Thompson, Don Griffin, Al Matthews, Norm Thompson, Ken Reaves, Roman Harper
9 Booker Edgerson, Ken Reaves, Don Griffin, Dunta Robinson, Mario Clark, Ron Bolton, Bennie Blades, Perry Williams, Brock Marion, Dick Alban
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams