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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 (2370th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Brother of Ed Modzelewski
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

Coaching Record

70 79 77 74

Fan EloRater

Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 6, 2016 3:25AM
All-Time Rank: #723. Mark van Eeghen… #724. Stan Brock… #725. Dwight Hicks… #726. DICK MODZELEWSKI… #727. Stan White… #728. Kellen Winslow… #729. Vern Den Herder… 

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
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
2 yrs WAS 24 0 1
1 yr PIT 12 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
1956 ❍ 25 NYG LDT 1 1
1958 27 NYG LDT 2 2 1.0
1959 28 NYG LDT 1 1
1961 30 NYG LDT 1 1
1962 31 NYG LDT 1 1 1.0
1963 32 NYG LDT 1 1
1964 ❍ 33 CLE LDT 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
1965 34 CLE LDT 1 1
Career 9 9 0 0 1 0 0 2.0
6 yrs NYG 7 7 2.0
2 yrs CLE 2 2 0 0 1 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
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
3 yrs CLE 42 0 0
2 yrs WAS 24 0 1 2
1 yr PIT 12 0 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams