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Steve Nelson

Steven Lee Nelson

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

Born: April 26, 1951 in Farmington, MN
High School: Anoka
College: Augsburg, North Dakota St.
Drafted by the New England Patriots in the 2nd round (34th overall) of the 1974 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 70 (586th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jun 27, 2016 2:25AM
All-Time Rank: #276. Jim Kelly… #277. Roy Green… #278. Chuck Howley… #279. STEVE NELSON… #280. Deron Cherry… #281. Troy Vincent… #282. Bubba Smith… 

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
1974 23 NWE LILB 57 11 9 0 0 1 0 0 4
1975 24 NWE LILB 57 14 14 2 8 0 4 0 6
1976 25 NWE LILB 57 10 10 2 32 0 34 0 0 0 3 0 0 7
1977 26 NWE LILB 57 13 13 0 0 1 0 0 6
1978 27 NWE LILB 57 14 14 5 104 0 37 0 0 0 4 0 0 7
1979 28 NWE LILB 57 15 15 1 18 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1980* 29 NWE LILB 57 16 16 3 37 0 33 0 0 0 1 0 0 10
1981 30 NWE LILB 57 12 12 5
1982 31 NWE LILB 57 9 9 7
1983 32 NWE lilb 57 8 7 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 4
1984* 33 NWE LILB 57 16 16 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 10
1985* 34 NWE LILB 57 15 15 0 0 3 0 0 2.0 11
1986 35 NWE LILB 57 10 10 2 21 0 17 0 1.0 5
1987 36 NWE LILB 57 11 11 0 0 1 0 0 6
Career 174 171 17 226 0 37 0 0 0 16 0 0 8.0 95

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
1976 25 NWE RILB 1 1
1978 27 NWE LILB 1 1
1982 31 NWE LILB 1 1
1985* 34 NWE LILB 4 4 0 0 1 0 0
Career 7 7 0 0 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