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Ricky Sanders

Ricky Wayne Sanders (twitter: @RickySanders)

Position: WR
Height: 5-11    Weight: 182 lbs.

Born: September 30, 1960 in Temple, TX
High School: Belton
College: Texas St.
Drafted by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 52 (1273rd overall since 1950)

46 83 83

Receiving & Rushing

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1986 26 WAS wr 46 10 3 14 286 20.4 2 71 1.4 28.6 286 2 0 3
1987 27 WAS wr 83 12 5 37 630 17.0 3 57 3.1 52.5 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 -0.3 0.1 626 3 0 6
1988 28 WAS wr 83 16 4 73 1148 15.7 12 55 4.6 71.8 2 14 0 7 7.0 0.9 0.1 1162 12 0 10
1989 29 WAS WR 83 16 12 80 1138 14.2 4 68 5.0 71.1 4 19 0 13 4.8 1.2 0.3 1157 4 0 10
1990 30 WAS WR 83 16 6 56 727 13.0 3 38 3.5 45.4 4 17 0 12 4.3 1.1 0.3 744 3 0 8
1991 31 WAS wr 83 16 7 45 580 12.9 5 45 2.8 36.3 7 47 1 17 6.7 2.9 0.4 627 6 0 8
1992 32 WAS wr 83 15 5 51 707 13.9 3 62 3.4 47.1 4 -6 0 3 -1.5 -0.4 0.3 701 3 0 7
1993 33 WAS WR 83 16 11 58 638 11.0 4 50 3.6 39.9 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.4 0.1 645 4 1 5
1994 34 ATL WR 83 14 12 67 599 8.9 1 28 4.8 42.8 599 1 0 5
1995 35 ATL wr 83 3 1 2 24 12.0 0 21 0.7 8.0 24 0 0 0
Career 134 66 483 6477 13.4 37 71 3.6 48.3 23 94 1 17 4.1 0.7 0.2 6571 38 1 62
8 yrs WAS 117 53 414 5854 14.1 36 71 3.5 50.0 23 94 1 17 4.1 0.8 0.2 5948 37 1 57
2 yrs ATL 17 13 69 623 9.0 1 28 4.1 36.6 623 1 0 5

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1987 27 WAS wr 83 12 5 4 118 0 39 29.5 744
1988 28 WAS wr 83 16 4 19 362 0 31 19.1 1524
1989 29 WAS WR 83 16 12 2 12 0 7 6.0 9 134 0 29 14.9 1303
1990 30 WAS WR 83 16 6 1 22 0 22 22.0 766
Career 134 66 2 12 0 7 6.0 33 636 0 39 19.3 7219

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1989 29 WAS WR 83 16 12 1 1 100.0 32 0 0.0 0 0.0 32 32.0 32.0 32.0 2.0 118.7 0 0 32.00 32.00 0.0
Career 134 66 1 1 100.0 32 0 0.0 0 0.0 32 32.0 32.0 32.0 0.2 118.7 0 0 32.00 32.00 0.0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

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
1993 33 WAS WR 83 16 11 0 1 1 0 0
1994 34 ATL WR 83 14 12 0 0 1 0 0
Career 134 66 0 1 2 0 0
8 yrs WAS 117 53 0 1 1 0 0
2 yrs ATL 17 13 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 XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1986 26 WAS wr 46 10 3 2 2 12
1987 27 WAS wr 83 12 5 3 3 18
1988 28 WAS wr 83 16 4 12 12 72
1989 29 WAS WR 83 16 12 4 4 24
1990 30 WAS WR 83 16 6 3 3 18
1991 31 WAS wr 83 16 7 1 5 6 36
1992 32 WAS wr 83 15 5 3 3 18
1993 33 WAS WR 83 16 11 4 4 24
1994 34 ATL WR 83 14 12 1 1 6
Career 134 66 1 37 38 228
8 yrs WAS 117 53 1 36 37 222
2 yrs ATL 17 13 1 1 6

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1986 26 10 WR 41 70
1987 27 12 WR 81 37
1988 28 16 WR 188 80 4 10
1989 29 16 WR 141 33 20 42
1990 30 16 WR 92 40
1991 31 16 WR 99 34
1992 32 15 WR 88 35
1993 33 16 WR 89 42
1994 34 14 WR 66 60
1995 35 3 WR 2 129
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