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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 (556th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 12, 2014 2:25AM
All-Time Rank: #432. Billy Shaw… #433. John Lynch… #434. Bobby Dillon… #435. STEVE NELSON… #436. Adam Timmerman… #437. Hanford Dixon… #438. Shannon Sharpe… 

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
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 1.0 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
1984* 33 NWE LILB 57 16 16 4.0 1 0 0 0 0 10
1985* 34 NWE LILB 57 15 15 2.0 0 0 3 0 0 11
1986 35 NWE LILB 57 10 10 1.0 2 21 0 17 0 5
1987 36 NWE LILB 57 11 11 0 0 1 0 0 6
Career 174 171 8.0 17 226 0 37 0 0 0 16 0 0 95
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Larry Stallings, Ray Nitschke*, Sam Hunt, James Francis, Michael Boley, Gary Reasons, Eugene Marve, Eric Hill, Bob Babich, Steve Tovar
4 Larry Stallings, Ray Nitschke*, Sam Hunt, Landon Johnson, Mark Arneson, Steve Towle, Billy Ray Smith, Eric Hill, Vince Costello, Chris Claiborne
5 Freddie Joe Nunn, Eric Hill, James Francis, Derrick Rodgers, Eugene Marve, Marco Coleman, Chris Claiborne, Brian Noble, Joe Federspiel, Mark Arneson
6 Brian Noble, Mark Arneson, Eddie Robinson, Eric Hill, Galen Fiss, Karlos Dansby, Bill Svoboda, Dave Wilcox*, Jim Carter, Bob Babich
7 Will Witherspoon, Brian Noble, Mark Arneson, Eric Hill, Freddie Joe Nunn, Harland Svare, Akin Ayodele, Chris Hanburger*, Woodrow Lowe, Galen Fiss
8 Mark Arneson, Brian Noble, Joe Federspiel, Gregg Bingham, Harland Svare, Eric Hill, Woodrow Lowe, Tom Howard, Vince Costello, Robert Jones
9 Mark Arneson, Ralph Baker, Gregg Bingham, Woodrow Lowe, Eric Hill, Larry Stallings, Winston Moss, Freddie Joe Nunn, Gary Plummer, Joe Federspiel
10 Woodrow Lowe, Bob Brudzinski, Gregg Bingham, Robert Jones, Kyle Clifton, Eric Hill, Paul Naumoff, Darrin Smith, Charlie Hall, Galen Fiss
11 Vince Costello, Kyle Clifton, Gary Plummer, Neal Olkewicz, Micheal Barrow, Matt Millen, Greg Biekert, Willie McGinest, Fred Carr, Roman Phifer
12 Jim Houston, Willie McGinest, Matt Millen, Larry Stallings, Dick Szymanski, Robin Cole, Bill Romanowski, Paul Naumoff, Darryl Talley, Roman Phifer
13 Jim Houston, Willie McGinest, Larry Stallings, Matt Millen, Derek Smith, Darryl Talley, Dick Szymanski, Gregg Bingham, Scott Studwell, Bill Romanowski
14 Willie McGinest, Jim Houston, Darryl Talley, Matt Hazeltine, Dick Szymanski, Matt Millen, Derek Smith, Bill Romanowski, Jack Pardee, Roman Phifer
Career Jim Houston, Darryl Talley, Matt Millen, Scott Studwell, Larry Stallings, Derek Smith, Doug Buffone, Marvcus Patton, Eddie Robinson, Gregg Bingham

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams