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Louis Wright

Louis Donnel Wright

Position: DB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 200 lbs.

Born: January 31, 1953 in Gilmer, TX
High School: Bakersfield
College: Arizona St., San Jose St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 87 (260th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jun 27, 2016 6:25PM
All-Time Rank: #295. Earnest Byner… #296. Edgerrin James… #297. Joe Ferguson… #298. LOUIS WRIGHT… #299. Jack Snow… #300. Verlon Biggs… #301. Terry Metcalf… 

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
1975 22 DEN LCB 20 11 11 2 9 0 9 0 0 1 1 4 0 5
1976 23 DEN LCB 20 14 14 0 0 1 4 0 8
1977* 24 DEN LCB 20 14 14 3 128 1 59 0 12
1978*+ 25 DEN LCB 20 16 16 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 14
1979*+ 26 DEN LCB 20 16 16 2 20 0 15 0 0 0 1 82 1 17
1980 27 DEN LCB 20 15 15 6
1981 28 DEN LCB 20 8 8 0 0 1 -5 0 4
1982 29 DEN LCB 20 9 9 2 18 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 7
1983* 30 DEN LCB 20 16 16 6 50 0 34 0 0 1 1 40 0 1.0 11
1984 31 DEN LCB 20 16 15 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 27 1 9
1985* 32 DEN LCB 20 15 15 5 44 0 24 0 10
1986 33 DEN LCB 20 16 16 3 56 0 56 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
Career 166 165 26 360 1 59 0 0 3 11 152 2 2.0 109

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
1983* 30 DEN LCB 20 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 40
Career 166 165 1 0 0 0 0.0 152

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
1977* 24 DEN LCB 20 14 14 1 1 6
1979*+ 26 DEN LCB 20 16 16 1 1 6
1984 31 DEN LCB 20 16 15 1 1 6
1985* 32 DEN LCB 20 15 15 1 1 6
Career 166 165 2 1 1 4 24

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6 Charles Woodson, Miller Farr, Aeneas Williams*, Frank Minnifield, Chris McAlister, Bobby Boyd, Dave Grayson, Cornell Green, Mel Renfro*, Paul Krause*
7 Miller Farr, Mel Blount*, Charles Woodson, Roger Wehrli*, Frank Minnifield, Chris McAlister, Willie Brown*, LeRoy Irvin, Dale Carter, Ray Buchanan
8 Mel Blount*, Miller Farr, Frank Minnifield, Hanford Dixon, Roger Wehrli*, Ray Buchanan, LeRoy Irvin, Willie Brown*, Charles Woodson, Darrell Green*
9 Mel Blount*, Ty Law, Chris McAlister, Darrell Green*, Roger Wehrli*, Hanford Dixon, Everson Walls, Brian Dawkins, Charles Woodson, Willie Brown*
10 Roger Wehrli*, Darrell Green*, Mel Blount*, Ty Law, Everson Walls, Chris McAlister, Johnny Robinson, Lester Hayes, Cliff Harris, Dave Grayson
11 Roger Wehrli*, Ty Law, Eric Allen, Mel Blount*, Darrell Green*, Johnny Robinson, Charles Woodson, Troy Vincent, Gary Fencik, Everson Walls
12 Roger Wehrli*, Ty Law, Troy Vincent, Eric Allen, Darrell Green*, Johnny Robinson, Everson Walls, Lemar Parrish, Charles Woodson, Brian Dawkins
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams