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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 (5826th overall since 1950)

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Sidney Thornton Career Touchdown Log

Output includes all games from 1940 to 2013.

Career Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

24 Touchdowns

18 Rushing, 6 Receiving, 3 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 29 yards
Year Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
197910
19804
19814
19783
19772
19821
Steelers24
Titans4
Browns4
Jets2
Bills2
Seahawks2
Broncos2
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Road14
Home10
Sunday18
Monday6
1st4
2nd6
3rd7
4th7
3 or fewer yards14
4-9 yards3
10-19 yards4
20-29 yards3
Terry Bradshaw6

Regular Season

Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1977 5 1977-10-17 PIT CIN W 20-14 4 Rushing 1 Lead 13-7 Lead 20-7
2 1977 14 1977-12-18 PIT @ SDG W 10-9 3 Rushing 1 Trail 0-9 Trail 7-9
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
3 1978 1 1978-09-03 PIT @ BUF W 28-17 4 Rushing 2 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
4 1978 2 1978-09-10 PIT SEA W 21-10 2 Receiving 20 Terry Bradshaw* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
5 1978 5 1978-10-01 PIT @ NYJ W 28-17 3 Rushing 1 Lead 21-10 Lead 28-10
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
6 1979 1 1979-09-03 PIT @ NWE W 16-13 2 Rushing 2 Trail 0-7 Trail 6-7
7 1979 1 1979-09-03 PIT @ NWE W 16-13 4 Receiving 21 Terry Bradshaw* Trail 6-13 Tied 13-13
8 1979 2 1979-09-09 PIT HOU W 38-7 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
9 1979 2 1979-09-09 PIT HOU W 38-7 3 Receiving 16 Terry Bradshaw* Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
10 1979 5 1979-09-30 PIT @ PHI L 14-17 2 Rushing 7 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
11 1979 6 1979-10-07 PIT @ CLE W 51-35 1 Receiving 10 Terry Bradshaw* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
12 1979 6 1979-10-07 PIT @ CLE W 51-35 4 Rushing 1 Lead 44-35 Lead 51-35
13 1979 8 1979-10-22 PIT DEN W 42-7 2 Rushing 1 Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7
14 1979 8 1979-10-22 PIT DEN W 42-7 4 Receiving 17 Terry Bradshaw* Lead 28-7 Lead 35-7
15 1979 16 1979-12-16 PIT BUF W 28-0 3 Rushing 8 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
16 1980 1 1980-09-07 PIT HOU W 31-17 1 Receiving 29 Terry Bradshaw* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
17 1980 8 1980-10-26 PIT @ CLE L 26-27 3 Rushing 2 Lead 20-14 Lead 26-14
18 1980 10 1980-11-09 PIT @ TAM W 24-21 2 Rushing 1 Lead 10-7 Lead 17-7
19 1980 16 1980-12-22 PIT @ SDG L 17-26 3 Rushing 2 Trail 3-16 Trail 10-16
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
20 1981 3 1981-09-20 PIT NYJ W 38-10 4 Rushing 1 Lead 31-3 Lead 38-3
21 1981 10 1981-11-08 PIT @ SEA L 21-24 2 Rushing 4 Lead 14-3 Lead 21-3
22 1981 12 1981-11-22 PIT @ CLE W 32-10 1 Rushing 3 Lead 6-3 Lead 12-3
23 1981 16 1981-12-20 PIT @ HOU L 20-21 3 Rushing 17 Trail 6-14 Trail 13-14
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
24 1982 5 1982-12-05 PIT KAN W 35-14 4 Rushing 2 Lead 28-14 Lead 35-14

Playoffs

Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1979 17 1979-12-30 PIT MIA W 34-14 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*