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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 (157th 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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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 13, 2014 6:25AM
All-Time Rank: #183. Edgerrin James… #184. Jake Scott… #185. Emmitt Smith… #186. HOWIE LONG… #187. Cortez Kennedy… #188. Randy Gradishar… #189. Charles Haley… 

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
1981 21 OAK 75 16 0 1
1982 22 RAI LDE 75 9 5 5.5 4
1983* 23 RAI LDE 75 16 16 13.0 0 0 2 0 0 14
1984*+ 24 RAI LDE 75 16 16 12.0 0 0 2 4 0 17
1985*+ 25 RAI LDE 75 16 16 10.0 18
1986* 26 RAI LDE 75 13 12 7.5 0 0 2 0 0 8
1987* 27 RAI LDE 75 14 14 4.0 0 0 2 0 0 11
1988 28 RAI lde 75 7 6 3.0 1 73 0 73 0 3
1989* 29 RAI LDE 75 14 10 5.0 0 0 1 0 0 9
1990 30 RAI LDE 75 12 11 6.0 0 0 1 1 0 6
1991 31 RAI LDE 75 14 13 3.0 1 11 0 11 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 84.0 2 84 0 73 0 0 0 10 5 0 119
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Mark Gastineau, Jeff Cross, Cortez Kennedy*, Leonard Marshall, Adewale Ogunleye, Ezra Johnson, Osi Umenyiora, Rich Jackson, Kris Jenkins, Chester McGlockton
4 Cortez Kennedy*, Mark Gastineau, Lee Roy Selmon*, Bubba Smith, Jack Youngblood*, Leonard Marshall, Michael Carter, John Abraham, Thurman McGraw, Reggie White*
5 Warren Sapp*, Jared Allen, Bubba Smith, Julius Peppers, Haloti Ngata, Michael Carter, Keith Millard, Mark Gastineau, Charlie Johnson, Kevin Williams
6 Warren Sapp*, Jared Allen, Kevin Williams, John Randle*, Haloti Ngata, Richard Seymour, Keith Millard, Jason Taylor, Richard Dent*, Michael Carter
7 L.C. Greenwood, Gene Brito, Mark Gastineau, Henry Jordan*, Buck Buchanan*, Richard Seymour, Michael Strahan*, Deacon Jones*, Dan Hampton*, Lee Roy Selmon*
8 Randy White*, Richard Seymour, Jared Allen, Richard Dent*, L.C. Greenwood, Neil Smith, Kris Jenkins, Michael Strahan*, Bubba Smith, Willie Davis*
9 Bill Stanfill, L.C. Greenwood, Richard Seymour, Richard Dent*, Charles Haley, Willie Davis*, Henry Jordan*, Mark Gastineau, Steve McMichael, Neil Smith
10 Bill Stanfill, Richard Dent*, Claude Humphrey*, Charles Haley, L.C. Greenwood, Richard Seymour, Hugh Douglas, Jim Katcavage, Steve McMichael, Gene Brito
11 Ray Childress, Richard Dent*, Jim Katcavage, Claude Humphrey*, Richard Seymour, Kevin Williams, Neil Smith, Clyde Simmons, Henry Jordan*, Willie Davis*
12 Neil Smith, Richard Seymour, L.C. Greenwood, Claude Humphrey*, Kevin Williams, Henry Jordan*, Richard Dent*, Ray Childress, Jim Katcavage, Chris Doleman*
13 L.C. Greenwood, Neil Smith, Richard Seymour, Kevin Williams, Richard Dent*, Claude Humphrey*, Steve McMichael, Ray Childress, Buck Buchanan*, Willie Davis*
Career L.C. Greenwood, Neil Smith, Claude Humphrey*, Ray Childress, Buck Buchanan*, Dan Hampton*, Steve McMichael, Richard Dent*, La'Roi Glover, Jim Katcavage

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams