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Neil Smith

Neil Smith

Position: DE
Height: 6-4    Weight: 270 lbs.

Born: April 10, 1966 in New Orleans, LA
High School: McDonogh 35
College: Nebraska   (school history)
Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 95 (167th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

90 90 91

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #382. Joe Fortunato… #383. Bob Golic… #384. Glen Edwards… #385. NEIL SMITH… #386. Bob Talamini… #387. Phil Villapiano… #388. Chuck Foreman… 

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
1988 22 KAN lde 90 13 7 1 0 0 0 0 2.5 53 0 3
1989 23 KAN LDE 90 15 15 4 0 2 3 1 6.5 67 0 9
1990 24 KAN LDE 90 16 15 4 0 1 0 0 9.5 68 0 8
1991* 25 KAN LDE 90 16 16 3 0 2 10 0 8.0 65 0 11
1992* 26 KAN LDE 90 16 16 1 22 1 22 0 2 0 2 0 0 14.5 77 0 13
1993*+ 27 KAN LDE 90 16 15 1 3 0 3 0 4 0 3 0 0 15.0 55 0 16
1994* 28 KAN LDE 90 14 13 1 41 0 41 0 5 0 1 6 0 11.5 42 4 10
1995* 29 KAN RDE 90 16 14 4 0 1 0 0 12.0 42 13 17
1996 30 KAN LDE 90 16 16 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 34 7 8
1997* 31 DEN LDE 90 14 13 1 0 0 0 0 8.5 29 5 12
1998 32 DEN LDE 90 14 14 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 20 7 7
1999 33 DEN LDE 90 15 8 6.5 25 5 5
2000 34 SDG 91 10 0 5 0 1
Career 191 162 4 68 1 41 0 30 0 12 19 1 104.5 582 41 120
9 yrs KAN 138 127 3 66 1 41 0 28 0 12 19 1 85.5 503 24 95
3 yrs DEN 43 35 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 19.0 74 17 24
1 yr SDG 10 0 5 0 1

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
1990 24 KAN LDE 1 1 1.5
1991* 25 KAN LDE 2 2
1992* 26 KAN LDE 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
1993*+ 27 KAN LDE 3 3 3.0
1994* 28 KAN LDE 1 1
1995* 29 KAN LDE 1 1 1.0
1997 ❍ 31 DEN LDE 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 3.0
1998 ❍ 32 DEN DE 3 0 0 0 1 79 1
Career 16 13 0 0 3 79 1 9.5
6 yrs KAN 9 9 0 0 1 0 0 6.5
2 yrs DEN 7 4 0 0 2 79 1 3.0

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
1989 23 KAN LDE 90 15 15 1 1 6
1992* 26 KAN LDE 90 16 16 1 1 6
Career 191 162 1 1 2 12
9 yrs KAN 138 127 1 1 2 12
3 yrs DEN 43 35 0
1 yr SDG 10 0 0

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1998 ❍ 32 DEN 1 0 1 1 6
Career 16 13 1 1 6
6 yrs KAN 9 9 0
2 yrs DEN 7 4 1 1 6

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams