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Ed Sprinkle

Edward Alexander Sprinkle (The Claw)

Position: DE-E-G-LB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 206 lbs.

Born: September 3, 1923 in Bradshaw, TX
High School: Tuscola
College: Hardin-Simmons, Navy   (school history)

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #1056. Larry Cole… #1057. Robin Cole… #1058. Dave Costa… #1059. ED SPRINKLE… #1060. Tommy Hart… #1061. Ray Wietecha… #1062. Larry Hand… 

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
1944 21 CHI de 9 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1945 22 CHI de 6 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1946 23 CHI RE 11 9 7 124 17.7 2 34 0.6 11.3 124 2 0
1947 24 CHI RE 12 5 4 43 10.8 0 15 0.3 3.6 43 0 0
1948 25 CHI de 10 2 10 132 13.2 3 34 1.0 13.2 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -0.2 0.1 130 3 0
1949 26 CHI re 12 6 4 69 17.3 0 47 0.3 5.8 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 74 0 0
1950* 27 CHI RDE/RE 7 12 4 70 17.5 0 27 0.3 5.8 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 69 0 0
1951* 28 CHI RDE 7 12 2 11 5.5 1 7 0.2 0.9 11 1 0
1952* 29 CHI RDE 7 12 1 2 2.0 1 2 0.1 0.2 2 1 0
1953 30 CHI RDE 7 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
1954* 31 CHI RDE 7 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1955 32 CHI 7 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Career 132 29 32 451 14.1 7 47 0.2 3.4 3 2 0 5 0.7 0.0 0.0 453 7 1

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
1944 21 CHI de 9 3 1 15 0 15 0
1946 23 CHI RE 11 9 1 34 0 34 0 0 0 3 44 1
1950* 27 CHI RDE/RE 7 12 0 0 2 0 0
1951* 28 CHI RDE 7 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 56 1
1952* 29 CHI RDE 7 12 0 0 2 11 0
1953 30 CHI RDE 7 12 0 1 2 0 0
1954* 31 CHI RDE 7 12 1 6 0 6 0
1955 32 CHI 7 12 0 0 1 0 0
Career 132 29 4 55 0 34 0 0 1 12 111 2 1

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
1946 23 CHI RE 11 9 2 11 0 6 5.5 135
1950* 27 CHI RDE/RE 7 12 1 5 0 5 5.0 74
1952* 29 CHI RDE 7 12 4 39 0 11 9.8 41
1953 30 CHI RDE 7 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
1954* 31 CHI RDE 7 12 3 8 0 7 2.7 8
Career 132 29 11 63 0 11 5.7 516

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
1949 26 CHI re 12 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Career 132 29 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 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.

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
1946 23 CHI RE 11 9 2 1 3 18
1948 25 CHI de 10 2 3 3 18
1949 26 CHI re 12 6 1 2
1951* 28 CHI RDE 7 12 1 1 2 12
1952* 29 CHI RDE 7 12 1 1 6
1953 30 CHI RDE 7 12 1 1 6
Career 132 29 7 2 1 10 1 62

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams