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Lawrence Taylor

Lawrence Julius Taylor (L.T.)

Position: LB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 237 lbs.

Born: February 4, 1959 in Williamsburg, VA
High School: Lafayette
College: North Carolina   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 137 (14th overall since 1950)
10-time Pro Bowler & 8-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1999

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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
1981*+ 22 NYG ROLB 56 16 16 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 17
1982*+ 23 NYG ROLB 56 9 8 1 97 1 97 0 7.5 16
1983*+ 24 NYG rilb/ROLB 56 16 16 2 10 0 10 0 0 1 2 3 0 9.0 17
1984*+ 25 NYG ROLB 56 16 16 1 -1 0 -4 0 11.5 16
1985*+ 26 NYG ROLB 56 16 16 0 0 2 25 0 13.0 17
1986*+ 27 NYG ROLB 56 16 16 20.5 17
1987* 28 NYG ROLB 56 12 11 3 16 0 15 0 12.0 12
1988*+ 29 NYG ROLB 56 12 12 0 0 1 0 0 15.5 14
1989*+ 30 NYG ROLB 56 16 15 15.0 19
1990* 31 NYG ROLB 56 16 16 1 11 1 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 10.5 17
1991 32 NYG ROLB 56 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 7.0 7
1992 33 NYG ROLB 56 9 9 0 0 1 2 0 5.0 4
1993 34 NYG ROLB 56 16 15 0 0 1 0 0 6.0 9
Career 184 180 9 134 2 97 0 0 2 11 34 0 132.5 182

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
1981*+ 22 NYG ROLB 2 2 2.0
1984*+ 25 NYG ROLB 2 2 3.0
1985*+ 26 NYG ROLB 2 2 1.0
1986 ❍ 27 NYG ROLB 3 3 1 34 1 34 0
1989*+ 30 NYG ROLB 1 1 2.0
1990 ❍ 31 NYG RLB,ROLB 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 0.5
1993 34 NYG ROLB 2 2
Career 15 15 1 34 1 34 0 0 0 1 2 0 8.5

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1982*+ 23 NYG ROLB 56 9 8 1 1 6
1990* 31 NYG ROLB 56 16 16 1 1 6
Career 184 180 2 2 12

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1986 ❍ 27 NYG ROLB 1 1 1 1 6
Career 15 15 1 1 6

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7 Patrick Willis, Jack Ham*, Junior Seau*, DeMarcus Ware, Derrick Thomas*, Isiah Robertson, Mike Singletary*, Derrick Brooks*, Lance Briggs, Brian Urlacher
8 Jack Ham*, Mike Singletary*, Junior Seau*, DeMarcus Ware, Patrick Willis, Derrick Thomas*, Zach Thomas, Greg Lloyd, Derrick Brooks*, Isiah Robertson
9 Jack Ham*, Junior Seau*, Mike Singletary*, Derrick Thomas*, Jack Lambert*, Derrick Brooks*, Zach Thomas, Patrick Willis, Lance Briggs, Isiah Robertson
10 Junior Seau*, Jack Ham*, Jack Lambert*, Derrick Brooks*, Mike Singletary*, Derrick Thomas*, Zach Thomas, Lance Briggs, Isiah Robertson, Mo Lewis
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams