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Karl Mecklenburg

Karl Bernard Mecklenburg

Position: LB-DE
Height: 6-3    Weight: 240 lbs.

Born: September 1, 1960 in Seattle, WA
High School: Edina West
College: Augustana (SD), Minnesota   (school history)
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 12th round (310th overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 92 (201st overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Hall of Fame semi-finalist in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

77

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #616. Jon Kitna… #617. Ron Kramer… #618. Dick Lynch… #619. KARL MECKLENBURG… #620. Brian Waters… #621. Keith Brooking… #622. Diron Talbert… 

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
1983 23 DEN 77 16 0 2.0 24 0 1
1984 24 DEN lb 77 16 1 2 105 0 63 0 0 0 1 0 0 7.0 41 0 4
1985*+ 25 DEN LILB 77 16 9 5 0 1 0 0 13.0 65 0 13
1986*+ 26 DEN LILB 77 16 16 1 0 1 0 0 9.5 127 0 13
1987* 27 DEN LILB 77 12 12 3 23 0 16 0 2 0 1 0 0 7.0 97 0 14
1988 28 DEN LILB 77 9 9 1.0 102 0 4
1989*+ 29 DEN LILB 77 15 15 2 0 4 23 1 7.5 143 0 20
1990 30 DEN LILB 77 16 16 0 0 2 24 1 5.0 116 0 1 7
1991* 31 DEN LILB 77 16 16 1 0 0 0 0 9.0 130 0 13
1992 32 DEN LILB 77 16 16 2 0 0 0 0 7.5 116 0 7
1993* 33 DEN LILB 77 16 16 1 0 2 0 0 9.0 99 0 11
1994 34 DEN MLB 77 16 15 2 0 2 0 0 1.5 44 14 6
Career 180 141 5 128 0 63 0 16 0 14 47 2 79.0 1104 14 1 113

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
1983 23 DEN LB 1 0
1984 24 DEN LB 1 0
1986*+ 26 DEN LILB 3 3 1.0
1987* 27 DEN LILB 3 3 1 18 0 18 0 1.0
1989*+ 29 DEN RILB 3 3
1991* 31 DEN RILB,RDT 2 2
1993* 33 DEN LILB 1 1
Career 14 12 1 18 0 18 0 2.0

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
1989*+ 29 DEN LILB 77 15 15 1 1 6
1990 30 DEN LILB 77 16 16 1 1 1 8
Career 180 141 2 2 1 14

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams