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Jim Lynch

James Robert Lynch

Position: LB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 235 lbs.

Born: August 28, 1945 in Lima, OH
High School: Central Catholic
College: Notre Dame   (school history)    (Lynch college stats)
Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2nd round (47th overall) of the 1967 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 66 (700th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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All-Time Rank: #191. Joe Namath… #192. Wes Welker… #193. Jim Plunkett… #194. JIM LYNCH… #195. Shaun Alexander… #196. Kevin Greene… #197. Wilbert Montgomery… 

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
1967 22 KAN lb 51 14 3 1 26 0 26 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
1968* 23 KAN RLB 51 14 14 3 73 1 49 0 0 0 1 0 0 13
1969 24 KAN RLB 51 14 3 18 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 14
1970 25 KAN RLB 51 14 14 3 40 0 27 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1971 26 KAN RLB 51 14 14 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 4 0 8
1972 27 KAN RLB 51 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
1973 28 KAN RLB 51 14 14 1 9 0 9 0 0 0 3 23 0 10
1974 29 KAN RLB 51 14 14 0 0 3 0 0 5
1975 30 KAN RLB 51 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 5
1976 31 KAN RLB 51 14 14 2 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
1977 32 KAN RLB 51 11 11 3 8 0 6 0 4
Career 151 126 17 191 1 49 0 0 0 14 27 0 81

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
1968* 23 KAN RLB 1 1
1969 ❍ 24 KAN RLB 3 3
1971 26 KAN RLB 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Career 5 5 1 0 0 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1968* 23 KAN RLB 51 14 14 1 1 6
Career 151 126 1 1 6

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7 E.J. Holub, Donnie Edwards, Seth Joyner, Phil Villapiano, William Thomas, Ted Hendricks*, LaMarr Woodley, Archie Matsos, Eric Hill, Lee Roy Caffey
8 Donnie Edwards, E.J. Holub, Eric Hill, Harry Carson*, Phil Villapiano, Seth Joyner, Ken Norton, Maxie Baughan, William Thomas, Bill Bergey
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams