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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 (253rd overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #161. Tommy McDonald… #162. Jerome Bettis… #163. Leo Nomellini… #164. LOUIS WRIGHT… #165. Carl Eller… #166. Jim David… #167. George Connor… 

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 0
Career 166 165 1 0 0 0 0.0 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* 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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NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Shawn Springs, Will Allen, Marlon McCree, Willie Buchanon, Dave Grayson, Dick Felt, Jack Tatum, Dunta Robinson, Johnnie Poe, Darrell Green*
4 Mark Carrier, Shawn Springs, Ken Lucas, Kent McCloughan, Eric Wright, Darrell Green*, Dave Grayson, Steve Atwater, Kerry Rhodes, Paul Krause*
5 Aeneas Williams*, Eric Allen, Dave Grayson, Rashean Mathis, Eric Wright, Ken Lucas, Miller Farr, Everson Walls, Butch Byrd, Dick Anderson
6 Aeneas Williams*, Frank Minnifield, Miller Farr, Rashean Mathis, Bobby Boyd, Ken Lucas, Mike Brown, Cornell Green, Dave Grayson, Paul Krause*
7 Miller Farr, Roger Wehrli*, Ty Law, Rashean Mathis, Mike Brown, Frank Minnifield, Willie Brown*, Asante Samuel, Hanford Dixon, Ken Lucas
8 Miller Farr, Ty Law, Frank Minnifield, Rashean Mathis, Hanford Dixon, Roger Wehrli*, Ray Buchanan, Willie Brown*, Asante Samuel, Darrell Green*
9 Asante Samuel, Darrell Green*, Roger Wehrli*, Hanford Dixon, Everson Walls, Willie Brown*, Shawn Springs, Ken Lucas, Brian Dawkins, Rashean Mathis
10 Roger Wehrli*, Darrell Green*, Everson Walls, Shawn Springs, Asante Samuel, Brian Dawkins, Charles Tillman, Lester Hayes, Cliff Harris, Dave Grayson
11 Roger Wehrli*, Eric Allen, Darrell Green*, Shawn Springs, Brian Dawkins, Charles Tillman, Everson Walls, Gary Fencik, Asante Samuel, Dave Grayson
12 Roger Wehrli*, Eric Allen, Darrell Green*, Rashean Mathis, Brian Dawkins, Everson Walls, Shawn Springs, Darren Woodson, Walt Harris, Cornell Green
Career Roger Wehrli*, Donnie Shell, Darren Woodson, Rashean Mathis, Charles Tillman, Gary Fencik, Everson Walls, Asante Samuel, Steve Atwater, Dave Grayson

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams