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Howie Long

Howard Michael Long

Position: DE-NT
Height: 6-5    Weight: 268 lbs.

Born: January 6, 1960 in Somerville, MA
High School: Milford
College: Villanova   (school history)
Drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 95 (172nd overall since 1950)

Relatives: Father of Chris Long and Kyle Long
8-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2000, finalist in 1999

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All-Time Rank: #151. Franco Harris… #152. Tom Mack… #153. Bob Hayes… #154. HOWIE LONG… #155. Emmitt Smith… #156. Brett Favre… #157. Leroy Kelly… 

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 21 OAK 75 16 0 1
1982 22 RAI LDE 75 9 5 5.5 4
1983* 23 RAI LDE 75 16 16 0 0 2 0 0 13.0 14
1984*+ 24 RAI LDE 75 16 16 0 0 2 4 0 12.0 17
1985*+ 25 RAI LDE 75 16 16 10.0 18
1986* 26 RAI LDE 75 13 12 0 0 2 0 0 7.5 8
1987* 27 RAI LDE 75 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 4.0 11
1988 28 RAI lde 75 7 6 1 73 0 73 0 3.0 3
1989* 29 RAI LDE 75 14 10 0 0 1 0 0 5.0 9
1990 30 RAI LDE 75 12 11 0 0 1 1 0 6.0 6
1991 31 RAI LDE 75 14 13 1 11 0 11 0 3.0 6
1992* 32 RAI LDE 75 16 16 9.0 12
1993* 33 RAI LDE 75 16 16 6.0 10
Career 179 151 2 84 0 73 0 0 0 10 5 0 84.0 119

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
1982 22 RAI LDE 2 2 2.0
1983 ❍ 23 RAI LDE 3 3
1984*+ 24 RAI LDE 1 1
1985*+ 25 RAI LDE 1 1 0 0 1 2 0
1990 30 RAI LDE 2 2 1.0
1991 31 RAI LDE 1 1
1993* 33 RAI LDE,LDT 2 2 1.0
Career 12 12 0 0 1 2 0 4.0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams