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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 (567th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #401. Keenan McCardell… #402. Chad Johnson… #403. Randy Gradishar… #404. STEVE NELSON… #405. Dave Brown… #406. Antonio Gates… #407. Rick Volk… 

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

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5 Sam Hunt, Larry Stallings, Chris Hanburger*, Joe Federspiel, Gary Plummer, Gregg Bingham, James Francis, Carl Zander, Rip Hawkins, Mike Croel
6 Sam Hunt, Gregg Bingham, Chris Hanburger*, Larry Stallings, James Francis, Gary Plummer, Billy Ray Smith, Mike Croel, Rob Fredrickson, Barry Krauss
7 Gregg Bingham, Chris Hanburger*, Kyle Clifton, Gary Spani, Gary Plummer, Billy Ray Smith, Neal Olkewicz, Roman Phifer, Woodrow Lowe, Brian Noble
8 Gary Plummer, Larry Stallings, Gregg Bingham, Gary Spani, Kyle Clifton, Rob Fredrickson, Billy Ray Smith, Woodrow Lowe, Brian Noble, Bob Brudzinski
9 Gregg Bingham, Gary Plummer, Woodrow Lowe, Larry Stallings, Bob Brudzinski, James Francis, Kyle Clifton, Ralph Baker, Eugene Marve, Eugene Lockhart
10 Gregg Bingham, Gary Plummer, Woodrow Lowe, Larry Stallings, Bob Brudzinski, Ralph Baker, Neal Olkewicz, Robert Jones, Roman Phifer, Jessie Tuggle
11 Gregg Bingham, Woodrow Lowe, Bob Brudzinski, Neal Olkewicz, Kyle Clifton, Gary Plummer, Larry Stallings, Tommy Nobis, Jessie Tuggle, Ralph Baker
12 Neal Olkewicz, Gregg Bingham, Matt Millen, Gary Plummer, John Anderson, Bob Brudzinski, Reggie Williams, Kyle Clifton, Eddie Robinson, Jessie Tuggle
13 Neal Olkewicz, Gregg Bingham, Jessie Tuggle, Reggie Williams, Matt Millen, Gary Plummer, Larry Stallings, Paul Naumoff, John Anderson, Bob Brudzinski
14 Jessie Tuggle, Neal Olkewicz, Larry Stallings, Matt Millen, Gregg Bingham, Reggie Williams, Gary Plummer, Darryl Talley, Roy Winston, Jack Reynolds
Career Jessie Tuggle, Neal Olkewicz, Matt Millen, Gregg Bingham, Gary Plummer, Jack Reynolds, Darryl Talley, Roy Winston, Larry Stallings, Paul Naumoff

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams