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Mike Merriweather

Michael Lamar Merriweather

Position: LB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 230 lbs.

Born: November 26, 1960 in Albany, NY
High School: Vallejo
College: Pacific   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 3rd round (70th overall) of the 1982 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 73 (473rd overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

57 57 97 58

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 11, 2014 9:25AM
All-Time Rank: #921. Eddie Brown… #922. Aaron Schobel… #923. Thomas Jones… #924. MIKE MERRIWEATHER… #925. John Williams… #926. Tommy Kramer… #927. Keith Sims… 

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
1982 22 PIT 57 9 0 1
1983 23 PIT LOLB 57 16 16 0.5 3 55 1 31 0 0 0 2 0 0 9
1984* 24 PIT LOLB 57 16 16 15.0 2 9 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 13
1985* 25 PIT LOLB 57 16 16 4.0 2 36 1 35 0 0 1 0 0 0 11
1986* 26 PIT LOLB 57 16 16 6.0 2 14 0 11 0 0 0 2 18 0 12
1987 27 PIT LOLB 57 12 12 5.5 2 26 0 15 0 0 0 4 4 0 9
1989 29 MIN RLB 57 15 15 3.5 3 29 1 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8
1990 30 MIN RLB 57 16 16 2.5 3 108 0 73 0 0 0 4 44 1 10
1991 31 MIN RLB 57 16 16 1.0 1 22 1 22 0 8
1992 32 MIN RLB 57 16 16 3.0 0 0 2 3 0 8
1993 33 2TM 1 0 0
NYJ 58 1 0 0
GNB 97 0 0 0
Career 149 139 41.0 18 299 4 73 0 0 1 16 69 1 1 89
6 yrs PIT 85 76 31.0 11 140 2 35 0 0 1 9 22 0 55
4 yrs MIN 63 63 10.0 7 159 2 73 0 0 0 7 47 1 1 34
1 yr NYJ 1 0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1982 22 PIT 57 9 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
1986* 26 PIT LOLB 57 16 16 1 27 0 27 27.0 27
Career 149 139 1 3 0 3 3.0 1 27 0 27 27.0 30
6 yrs PIT 85 76 1 3 0 3 3.0 1 27 0 27 27.0 30
4 yrs MIN 63 63 0
1 yr NYJ 1 0 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
1983 23 PIT LOLB 57 16 16 1 1 6
1985* 25 PIT LOLB 57 16 16 1 1 6
1989 29 MIN RLB 57 15 15 1 1 1 8
1990 30 MIN RLB 57 16 16 1 1 6
1991 31 MIN RLB 57 16 16 1 1 6
Career 149 139 1 4 5 1 32
6 yrs PIT 85 76 2 2 12
4 yrs MIN 63 63 1 2 3 1 20
1 yr NYJ 1 0 0
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Dwayne Rudd, Roger Zatkoff, Brian Williams, LaVar Arrington, Hugh Green, DeMarcus Ware, Mike Stratton, Sam Huff*, Dexter Coakley, Randy Gradishar
4 Dewey Selmon, Dick Butkus*, Hugh Green, Paul Naumoff, Tom Addison, Archie Matsos, LaVar Arrington, Mike Stratton, Pat Swilling, Joey Porter
5 Dick Butkus*, Hugh Green, LaVar Arrington, Myron Pottios, Bobby Bell*, Brad Dusek, Tom Addison, Rickey Jackson*, Jeff Siemon, Vaughan Johnson
6 Joe Schmidt*, Vaughan Johnson, Jeff Siemon, Wayne Robinson, Peter Boulware, Tom Addison, Dexter Coakley, Brad Dusek, Bob Breunig, Robert Brazile
7 Wayne Walker, Myron Pottios, Joe Schmidt*, Fred Carr, Dexter Coakley, Wayne Robinson, Peter Boulware, Chris Spielman, Tom Addison, Robert Brazile
8 Myron Pottios, Chris Spielman, Chip Banks, Al Wilson, Joe Schmidt*, Doug Swift, Bryce Paup, Keith Brooking, Dexter Coakley, Robert Brazile
9 LaVern Torgeson, Peter Boulware, Keith Brooking, Chris Spielman, Fred Carr, Chip Banks, Wayne Walker, Lee Roy Jordan, Myron Pottios, Larry Grantham
10 Frank LeMaster, Keith Brooking, Jamie Sharper, Fred Carr, Chip Banks, Chris Spielman, Bryce Paup, Greg Brezina, Clay Matthews, Donnie Edwards
11 Bill Svoboda, Greg Brezina, John Reger, Lee Roy Jordan, Roy Winston, Chris Spielman, Jamie Sharper, Fred Carr, Leslie O'Neal, Clay Matthews
Career Bill Svoboda, Keith Brooking, Chip Banks, Jamie Sharper, Fred Carr, Dexter Coakley, Bob Breunig, Chuck Drazenovich, Chris Spielman, Tommy Nobis

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams