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Joe Lavender

Joseph Lavender (Big Bird)

Position: DB
Height: 6-4    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: February 10, 1949 in Rayville, LA
High School: Central
College: San Diego St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 12th round (288th overall) of the 1973 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 59 (923rd overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 18, 2014 5:25PM
All-Time Rank: #987. Bill Simpson… #988. Don Griffin… #989. Charlie Garner… #990. JOE LAVENDER… #991. Larry Brown… #992. Marc Bulger… #993. Chuck Drazenovich… 

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
1973 24 PHI RCB 30 13 13 3
1974 25 PHI RCB 30 14 14 1 37 1 37 0 0 0 1 96 1 8
1975 26 PHI RCB 30 13 12 3 59 1 36 0 0 0 2 0 0 7
1976 27 WAS RCB 20 14 14 8 77 0 28 0 0 0 1 24 0 10
1977 28 WAS RCB 20 14 14 4 36 0 31 0 0 0 1 13 0 8
1978 29 WAS RCB 20 16 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1979* 30 WAS RCB 20 16 14 6 77 0 27 0 7
1980* 31 WAS RCB 20 16 16 6 96 1 51 0 11
1981 32 WAS RCB 20 16 16 4 52 0 30 0 8
1982 33 WAS db 20 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Career 139 130 33 434 3 51 0 0 0 7 133 1 71
7 yrs WAS 99 91 29 338 1 51 0 0 0 4 37 0 53
3 yrs PHI 40 39 4 96 2 37 0 0 0 3 96 1 18

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
1974 25 PHI RCB 30 14 14 1 1 2 12
1975 26 PHI RCB 30 13 12 1 1 6
1980* 31 WAS RCB 20 16 16 1 1 6
Career 139 130 1 3 4 24
7 yrs WAS 99 91 1 1 6
3 yrs PHI 40 39 1 2 3 18

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams