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Dick Modzelewski

Richard Blair Modzelewski (Little Mo)

Position: DT
Height: 6-0    Weight: 250 lbs.

Born: February 16, 1931 in West Natrona, PA
High School: Har-Brack Union
College: Maryland   (school history)    (Modzelewski college stats)
Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the 2nd round (16th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 39 (2269th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

Coaching Record

70 79 77 74

Fan EloRater

Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 23, 2014 5:25AM
All-Time Rank: #982. Joel Williams… #983. Ernest Givins… #984. Bill Romanowski… #985. DICK MODZELEWSKI… #986. Randall Godfrey… #987. Mark Collins… #988. Stan Walters… 

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
1953 22 WAS 70 12
1954 23 WAS LDT 70 12 1
1955 24 PIT LDT 79 12
1956 25 NYG LDT 77 12 0 0 1 0 0
1957 26 NYG LDT 77 12 0 0 1 0 0
1958 27 NYG LDT 77 12
1959 28 NYG LDT 77 12 0 0 3 0 0
1960 29 NYG LDT 77 12 6
1961 30 NYG LDT 77 14 0 0 1 0 0 1 9
1962 31 NYG LDT 77 14 7
1963 32 NYG LDT 77 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
1964* 33 CLE LDT 74 14 0 0 2 5 0 7
1965 34 CLE LDT 74 14 0 0 1 0 0 5
1966 35 CLE 74 14 0 0 2 13 0 4
Career 180 0 0 12 18 0 2 45
8 yrs NYG 102 0 0 0 7 0 0 1 29
3 yrs CLE 42 0 0 0 5 18 0 16

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
1954 23 WAS LDT 70 12 1 2
1961 30 NYG LDT 77 14 1 2
Career 180 2 4
8 yrs NYG 102 0 1 2
2 yrs WAS 24 0 1 2
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Larry Roberts, Chet Ostrowski, John Browning, Keith Baldwin, Anthony Montgomery, Tony Pasquesi, Curtis Green, Brandon Noble, Bob Miller, Keyunta Dawson
4 Brandon Noble, Bob Miller, Dennis Byrd, Domata Peko, Bill Wightkin, Andy Rice, Moe Gardner, Paul Wiggin, Brandon Whiting, Chet Ostrowski
5 Bob Miller, John Meyers, Mike Lewis, Paul Wiggin, John Martinkovic, Raheem Brock, Willie McClung, Ron Kostelnik, Cletidus Hunt, Jonathan Babineaux
6 Ken Sanders, Bill Brundige, Joe Rutgens, John Matuszak, Jeff Lageman, Reuben Davis, Barney Chavous, Chidi Ahanotu, Dave Costa, Herb Orvis
7 Mike Lewis, Kenny Mixon, Tony Bennett, Jim Osborne, Joel Steed, D'Marco Farr, Brian Young, Joe Rutgens, Bruce Clark, Reuben Davis
8 Chidi Ahanotu, Joel Steed, Bruce Clark, Coy Bacon, Larry Hand, Brent Williams, Andre Carter, Kenard Lang, Bob Rowe, Charles Grant
9 Mike McCoy, Reuben Davis, Cedrick Hardman, Andre Carter, Chidi Ahanotu, Walter Johnson, Fred Williams, Larry Hand, Chris Kelsay, Trace Armstrong
10 Cedrick Hardman, Charlie Krueger, Barney Chavous, Chidi Ahanotu, Jim Osborne, Russ Washington, John Zook, Fred Williams, Jim Jeffcoat, Justin Smith
11 Jim Wilks, Barney Chavous, Charlie Krueger, Dan Wilkinson, John Zook, Paul Wiggin, Eddie Edwards, Russell Maryland, Lionel Aldridge, Jim Osborne
12 Charlie Krueger, Walter Johnson, Greg Ellis, Dan Wilkinson, Eddie Edwards, Coy Bacon, Jim Wilks, Jim Osborne, Barney Chavous, Larry Hand
13 Greg Ellis, Charlie Krueger, Darris McCord, Walter Johnson, Dan Wilkinson, Bruce Bosley, Larry Hand, Jim Wilks, Elvin Bethea*, Fred Williams
14 Greg Ellis, Fred Williams, Darris McCord, Bruce Bosley, Charlie Krueger, Walter Johnson, Dan Wilkinson, Jim Wilks, Elvin Bethea*, Larry Hand
Career Greg Ellis, Darris McCord, Walter Johnson, Jim Wilks, Julius Adams, Jim Osborne, Jeff Bryant, Barney Chavous, Phillip Daniels, Eddie Edwards

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams