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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 (14415th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 25, 2014 12:25AM
All-Time Rank: #980. Vonnie Holliday… #981. Jim Jeffcoat… #982. Bob Skoronski… #983. ED SPRINKLE… #984. Mike Hartenstine… #985. Larry Brown… #986. Casey Wiegmann… 

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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4 Antonio Johnson, Eric Foster, Jeff Faulkner, Dave Roller, Jerry Drake, Corey Sears, Barron Tanner, Bob Voight, Thomas Johnson, Ed Husmann
5 Antonio Johnson, Eric Foster, Dave Roller, Bob Voight, Bubba Green, Gary Finneran, Gary Gibson, Travis Davis, Don Davis, Corey Sears
6 Antonio Johnson, Eric Foster, Bob Voight, Bubba Green, Gary Finneran, Gary Gibson, Travis Davis, Don Davis, Joe Young, Bob Reifsnyder
7 Marty Amsler, Rex Boggan, Gregg Schumacher, Blaine Earon, Calais Campbell, Bob Van Doren, Dewey Brundage, Jack Brumfield, Joe O'Malley, Mike Robinson
8 Chris Zorich, B.J. Raji, Orville Trask, Cleveland Elam, Pat O'Donahue, Mat Mendenhall, Jim Young, Marshall Harris, Greg Jefferson, Jim Harris
9 Chuck McMurtry, Jim Duncan, Dewey Selmon, Ray Collins, Andy Harmon, Reggie Camp, Dalva Allen, Carlton Massey, Dennis Johnson, Robert Harris
10 Mario Williams, Donald Evans, Wally Chambers, Haloti Ngata, Trent Cole, Mike Reid, Dalva Allen, Carlton Massey, John Elliott, Rich Jackson
11 Donald Evans, Wally Chambers, John Elliott, Trent Cole, Corey Simon, Mario Williams, Darwin Walker, Ernie Holmes, Kyle Williams, Brandon Mebane
12 Donald Evans, Wally Chambers, John Elliott, Corey Simon, Mario Williams, Trent Cole, Darwin Walker, Ernie Holmes, Kyle Williams, Brandon Mebane
Career Trent Cole, John Elliott, Wally Chambers, Vince Wilfork, Earl Faison, Jerome Brown, Rich Jackson, Mike Reid, Michael McCrary, Donald Evans

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams