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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 (477th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

57 57 58 97

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #1247. Paul Lipscomb… #1248. Cornelius Bennett… #1249. Trace Armstrong… #1250. MIKE MERRIWEATHER… #1251. Wendell Tyler… #1252. Adalius Thomas… #1253. Bob Skoronski… 

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

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 PIT LB 1 0
1983 23 PIT LOLB 1 1
1984* 24 PIT LOLB 2 2 1.0
1992 32 MIN RLB 1 1
1993 33 GNB LB 2 0
Career 7 4 1.0
3 yrs PIT 4 3 1.0
1 yr GNB 2 0
1 yr MIN 1 1

Kick & Punt Returns

Games 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

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams