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Sidney Thornton

Sidney Thornton

Position: RB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 230 lbs.

Born: September 2, 1954 in New Orleans, LA
High School: Capitol
College: NW State (LA)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1977 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 14 (5821st overall since 1950)

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Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1977 23 PIT 38 13 0 27 103 2 18 3.8 7.9 2.1 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 108 2 1 1
1978 24 PIT 38 16 0 71 264 2 27 3.7 16.5 4.4 5 66 13.2 1 24 0.3 4.1 330 3 3 3
1979 25 PIT RB 38 13 10 118 585 6 75 5.0 45.0 9.1 16 231 14.4 4 32 1.2 17.8 816 10 7 6
1980 26 PIT rb 38 12 5 78 325 3 28 4.2 27.1 6.5 15 131 8.7 1 29 1.3 10.9 456 4 5 3
1981 27 PIT rb 38 16 6 56 202 4 17 3.6 12.6 3.5 8 78 9.8 0 30 0.5 4.9 280 4 6 2
1982 28 PIT 38 4 0 6 33 1 13 5.5 8.3 1.5 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.3 1.0 37 1 0 0
Career 74 21 356 1512 18 75 4.2 20.4 4.8 46 515 11.2 6 32 0.6 7.0 2027 24 22 15

Playoffs Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1978 24 PIT 2 0 5 26 0 14 5.2 13.0 2.5 26 0 0
1979 25 PIT RB 3 1 17 55 1 10 3.2 18.3 5.7 4 56 14.0 0 22 1.3 18.7 111 1 1
Career 5 1 22 81 1 14 3.7 16.2 4.4 4 56 14.0 0 22 0.8 11.2 137 1 1

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1978 24 PIT 38 16 0 1 37 0 37 37.0 367
1980 26 PIT rb 38 12 5 1 15 0 15 15.0 471
1981 27 PIT rb 38 16 6 1 1 0 1 1.0 281
Career 74 21 3 53 0 37 17.7 2080

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1978 24 PIT 1 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 12
Career 5 1 1 8 0 8 8.0 145

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1977 23 PIT 38 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
1978 24 PIT 38 16 0 0 3 1 0 0
1979 25 PIT RB 38 13 10 0 7 1 0 0
1980 26 PIT rb 38 12 5 0 5 1 0 0
1981 27 PIT rb 38 16 6 0 6 1 0 0
Career 74 21 0 22 4 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
1977 23 PIT 38 13 0 2 2 12
1978 24 PIT 38 16 0 2 1 3 18
1979 25 PIT RB 38 13 10 6 4 10 60
1980 26 PIT rb 38 12 5 3 1 4 24
1981 27 PIT rb 38 16 6 4 4 24
1982 28 PIT 38 4 0 1 1 6
Career 74 21 18 6 24 144

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
1979 25 PIT RB 1 1 1 1 6
Career 5 1 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
1977 23 13 RB 23 109
1978 24 16 RB 51 83
1979 25 13 RB 142 25
1980 26 12 RB 70 64
1981 27 16 RB 52 73
1982 28 4 RB 10 100
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