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Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1 John Adams WAS 26 10 4 0 0 1 0 0
2 Ki Aldrich WAS 31 12 8 2 9 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
3 Elmer Angsman CRD 22 12 1 0 5 1 -8 0
4 Loyd Arms CRD 28 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
5 Steve Bagarus RAM 28 2 0 1 31 0 31 0 0 1 0 0 0
6 Vince Banonis CRD 26 12 8 3 55 0 41 0 0 0 2 83 1
7 Jack Banta RAM 30 12 8 2 13 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
8 Stan Batinski DET 30 12 9 0 0 1 0 0
9 Sammy Baugh WAS 33 12 1 0 15 7 -7 0
10 Bill Blackburn CRD 24 12 4 3 35 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Mel Bleeker RAM 27 11 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 37 1
12 Jim Blumenstock NYG 29 10 3 0 2 1 0 0
13 Fred Boensch WAS 27 12 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
14 Gil Bouley RAM 26 12 10 0 0 3 26 1
15 Tony Bova PIT 30 10 0 1
16 Ray Bray CHI 30 12 8 0 0 1 4 0
17 Charley Brock GNB 31 12 6 2 14 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0
18 Dave Brown NYG 27 7 6 0 2 3 13 0
19 Chet Bulger CRD 30 12 10 0 0 3 0 0
20 Jeff Burkett CRD 26 3 0 1 25 0 25 0 0 0 1 0 0
21 Ralph Calcagni PIT 25 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
22 Tony Canadeo GNB 28 12 6 0 0 1 2 0
23 Rocco Canale BOS 30 10 5 0 0 1 0 0
24 John Cannady NYG 24 11 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 0
25 Victor Carroll NYG 35 11 1 1 31 0 31 0
26 Ben Chase DET 24 11 0 0 0 2 0 0
27 George Cheverko NYG 27 9 1 3 54 0 27 0 0 2 0 0 0
28 Paul Christman CRD 29 12 8 0 3 1 0 0
29 Bob Cifers PIT 27 10 4 1 32 0 32 0 0 3 0 0 0
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
30 Ed Cifers CHI 31 11 3 1 20 1 20 0 0 1 2 0 0
31 Stu Clarkson CHI 28 12 3 2 10 0 10 0 0 1 1 0 0
32 Johnny Clement PIT 28 10 4 0 7 1 0 0
33 Red Cochran CRD 25 12 3 8 122 0 39 0 0 1 4 14 0
34 Ed Cody GNB 24 10 0 0 2 1 0 0
35 Jake Colhouer CRD 25 12 2 0 0 2 0 0
36 Bill Collins BOS 25 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
37 Irv Comp GNB 28 12 1 6 65 0 30 0 0 2 2 -5 0
38 Tony Compagno PIT 26 12 4 4 163 2 64 0 0 6 0 0 0
39 Ted Cook DET 25 11 5 2 0 0 0 0
40 Joe Coomer CRD 29 12 1 0 1 1 0 0
41 Gerry Cowhig RAM 26 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 12 0
42 Russ Craft PHI 28 10 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 Larry Craig GNB 31 12 6 0 0 1 0 0
44 Hal Crisler BOS 24 10 1 0 0 2 19 0
45 Don Currivan BOS 27 12 3 1 0 0 0 0
46 Boley Dancewicz BOS 23 12 1 0 3 2 0 0
47 Fred Davis CHI 29 12 8 0 1 2 0 0
48 Hal Dean RAM 25 12 3 0 0 3 0 0
49 Billy deCorrevont CRD 29 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
50 Bob DeFruiter 2TM 29 9 2 3 8 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
51 Al DeMao WAS 27 12 5 2 35 0 21 0
52 Chuck DeShane DET 29 11 10 0 0 1 0 0
53 Billy Dewell CRD 30 11 9 0 1 1 0 0
54 Bob Dobelstein NYG 25 12 11 0 0 1 0 0
55 Joe Domnanovich BOS 28 8 6 1 16 0 16 0 0 0 1 1 0
56 John Doolan CRD 28 12 3 0 0 1 0 0
57 Noble Doss PHI 27 9 0 2 31 0 23 0
58 Al Drulis PIT 26 10 2 0 0 1 0 0
59 Bill Dudley DET 28 9 8 5 104 1 41 0 0 4 2 0 0
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
60 Jack Dugger DET 24 12 3 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
61 Ed Ecker CHI 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
62 Art Faircloth NYG 26 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
63 Tom Farmer WAS 26 10 6 6 27 0 22 0
64 Tom Farris CHI 27 9 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 Bob Fenimore CHI 22 10 0 2 83 0 71 0 0 4 0 0 0
66 Jack Ferrante PHI 31 11 10 0 0 1 0 0
67 Jack Finlay RAM 26 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
68 Bob Flowers GNB 30 12 0 1 12 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
69 Aldo Forte GNB 29 10 1 0 0 2 0 0
70 Bob Forte GNB 25 12 10 9 140 1 68 0 0 1 2 1 0
71 George Franck NYG 29 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
72 Ted Fritsch GNB 27 12 12 1 12 0 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
73 Hugh Gallarneau CHI 30 12 4 1 9 0 9 0 0 4 0 0 0
74 Bill Garnaas PIT 26 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Thurman Garrett CHI 24 10 1 1 2 0 2 0
76 Mike Garzoni WAS 24 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
77 Les Gatewood GNB 26 12 6 0 0 2 0 0
78 Fred Gehrke RAM 29 11 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
79 Bill Godwin BOS 28 12 5 2 27 0 23 0 0 0 1 0 0
80 Marshall Goldberg CRD 30 12 10 0 1 1 0 0
81 Joe Golding BOS 26 12 7 5 87 0 28 0 0 3 3 19 0
82 Sam Goldman BOS 31 12 6 0 0 1 6 0
83 Paul Governali 2TM 26 12 2 0 6 4 0 0
84 George Gulyanics CHI 26 12 4 2 36 0 22 0 0 1 1 0 0
85 Bill Hachten NYG 23 8 1 0 0 1 0 0
86 Ray Hamilton RAM 31 12 5 0 0 3 0 0
87 Pat Harder CRD 25 12 7 0 7 3 -3 0
88 Jim Hardy RAM 24 9 0 0 2 1 0 0
89 Tom Harmon RAM 28 12 1 8 136 1 36 0 0 3 1 0 0
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
90 Hank Harris WAS 24 10 2 0 0 1 0 0
91 Fred Hartman CHI 30 11 0 1 16 1 16 0
92 Ralph Heywood DET 26 12 1 0 2 1 0 0
93 Bob Hoffman RAM 30 10 4 1 14 0 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
94 Les Horvath RAM 26 10 1 0 3 2 0 0
95 Dick Huffman+ RAM 24 11 11 0 0 2 15 1
96 Dick Humbert PHI 29 11 1 2 12 0 12 0
97 Duke Iverson NYG 27 8 5 0 0 3 16 0
98 Jack Jacobs GNB 28 12 8 4 64 0 29 0 0 5 1 0 0
99 Val Jansante PIT 27 12 8 0 1 3 7 0 1
100 Mike Jarmoluk CHI 25 12 1 0 0 1 0 0
101 Jack Jenkins WAS 26 12 7 1 7 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
102 Jim Keane CHI 23 12 3 0 2 1 0 0
103 Ken Keuper GNB 29 12 1 2 41 0 25 0 0 0 1 0 0
104 Bucko Kilroy PHI 26 12 9 0 0 2 0 0
105 Don Kindt CHI 22 12 11 3 19 0 10 0 0 6 6 12 0
106 Ben Kish PHI 30 12 8 1 37 0 37 0 0 3 1 0 0
107 Mal Kutner CRD 26 12 9 3 56 1 56 0 0 2 1 0 0
108 Mike Lazetich RAM 26 11 2 0 0 2 0 0
109 Clyde LeForce DET 24 9 2 3 13 0 10 0 0 7 2 0 0
110 Frank Liebel NYG 28 11 0 0 1 1 0 0
111 Vic Lindskog PHI 33 10 1 1 15 0 15 0
112 Paul Lipscomb GNB 24 12 10 0 0 1 1 0
113 Howie Livingston NYG 25 10 8 4 69 0 40 0 0 2 2 0 0
114 Nolan Luhn GNB 26 12 9 0 1 1 4 0
115 Art Macioszczyk PHI 27 11 2 0 2 2 1 0
116 Bill Mackrides PHI 22 8 0 0 3 2 -1 0
117 Elmer Madarik DET 25 8 5 0 0 1 0 0
118 Dante Magnani RAM 30 12 3 0 2 1 0 0
119 Caleb Martin CRD 23 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
120 Jack Martin RAM 25 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
121 John Mastrangelo PIT 21 11 5 0 0 2 0 0
122 Jack Matheson CHI 27 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
123 Riley Matheson+ RAM 33 11 9 1 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
124 Stan Mauldin CRD 27 12 12 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 1 3 0
125 Frank Maznicki BOS 27 12 1 4 46 0 19 0 0 1 6 73 2
126 George McAfee CHI 29 12 0 1 49 0 49 0 0 3 4 0 0
127 Bob McClure BOS 23 10 3 0 0 1 0 0
128 Pat McHugh PHI 28 9 1 3 52 0 48 0 0 7 4 0 0
129 Ray McLean CHI 32 12 0 1 12 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
130 Charley Mehelich PIT 25 11 4 0 0 2 13 0
131 Jim Mello BOS 27 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
132 Mike Micka BOS 26 12 5 2 46 0 46 0 0 0 1 0 0
133 Bill Miklich NYG 28 7 1 0 0 1 0 0
134 Bill Milner CHI 25 12 4 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
135 Frank Minini CHI 26 12 9 1 3 0 3 0 0 3 2 2 0
136 Tommy Mont WAS 25 4 0 1 7 0 7 0
137 Red Moore PIT 25 12 12 0 0 2 5 0
138 Gonzalo Morales PIT 25 8 1 1 5 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
139 Bob Morris NYG 22 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
140 Kelley Mote DET 24 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
141 Joe Muha PHI 26 12 9 0 1 1 2 1
142 Noah Mullins CHI 29 12 2 6 113 0 51 0 0 3 1 -11 0
143 Fred Naumetz RAM 25 12 12 1 9 0 9 0
144 Hamilton Nichols CRD 23 11 4 1 41 0 41 0
145 Jerry Niles NYG 28 4 0 0 2 1 0 0
146 Bob Nussbaumer WAS 23 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
147 Joe Osmanski CHI 30 12 3 0 0 1 0 0
148 Joe Parker CRD 24 12 1 0 0 1 0 0
149 Bill Paschal 2TM 26 12 4 0 3 1 1 0
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
150 Jim Peebles WAS 27 12 11 0 0 2 0 0
151 Pete Pihos PHI 24 12 12 0 1 1 6 0
152 Dick Poillon WAS 27 12 10 2 28 0 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
153 Ray Poole NYG 26 12 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
154 Merv Pregulman DET 25 12 9 2 9 0 9 0 0 0 2 0 0
155 Hal Prescott PHI 27 11 2 3 5 0 5 0 0 0 2 2 0
156 Pat Preston CHI 26 3 2 0 0 1 37 0
157 Bosh Pritchard PHI 28 11 5 1 12 0 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
158 Steve Pritko RAM 27 11 0 0 0 2 0 0
159 Phil Ragazzo NYG 32 9 1 0 0 1 0 0
160 Buster Ramsey CRD 27 8 7 4 29 0 74 0 0 0 1 0 0
161 Walt Rankin CRD 28 12 0 0 0 1 7 0
162 Baby Ray GNB 33 11 10 0 0 3 5 0
163 Frank Reagan NYG 28 10 4 10 203 0 71 0 0 6 1 0 0
164 Joe Repko PIT 27 8 0 0 0 1 48 1
165 Tom Rodgers BOS 24 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
166 Herm Rohrig GNB 29 7 3 5 80 0 28 0 0 2 3 -2 0
167 Rudy Romboli BOS 24 12 9 1 14 0 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
168 Joe Sabasteanski BOS 26 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 11 0
169 Nick Sacrinty CHI 23 11 0 1 7 0 7 0 0 1 1 -1 0
170 Eddie Saenz WAS 25 12 6 0 5 3 0 0
171 John Sanchez 2TM 27 7 4 1 0 0 0 0
172 Walt Schlinkman GNB 25 12 0 0 8 2 10 0
173 Charlie Seabright PIT 29 12 12 3 80 1 39 0 0 2 0 0 0
174 Vic Sears PHI 29 7 5 0 0 1 0 0
175 Frank Seno BOS 26 11 10 10 100 0 38 0 0 3 2 21 0
176 Allie Sherman PHI 24 11 0 0 2 1 -9 0
177 Alex Sidorik BOS 28 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
178 Frank Sinkovitz PIT 24 9 0 3 57 1 47 0
179 Bob Skoglund GNB 22 9 1 0 0 2 0 0
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
180 Nick Skorich PIT 26 12 6 0 0 2 0 0
181 Walt Slater PIT 27 11 8 4 38 0 38 0 0 2 3 7 0
182 Bruce Smith GNB 27 10 6 1
183 Charles Smith CRD 23 7 0 1 5 0 5 0
184 Cecil Souders DET 26 11 4 0 0 1 0 0
185 Ed Stacco DET 22 10 0 0 0 2 0 0
186 Ernie Steele PHI 30 12 5 6 103 0 43 0 0 3 2 -4 0
187 Gil Steinke PHI 28 6 3 1 17 0 17 0 0 3 2 0 0
188 Paul Stenn PIT 29 11 5 0 0 1 0 0
189 Walt Stickel CHI 25 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
190 Dick Stovall DET 25 11 0 1 0 0 0 0
191 Joe Sulaitis NYG 26 11 10 1 18 0 18 0
192 Bob Sullivan PIT 23 3 1 0 2 1 7 0
193 Frank Szymanski DET 24 12 3 0 0 2 0 0
194 Tommy Thompson PHI 31 12 1 0 6 8 -1 0
195 Dick Todd WAS 33 11 7 4 59 0 50 0 0 1 0 0 0
196 Charlie Trippi CRD 25 11 9 1 59 1 59 0 0 4 4 0 0
197 Doug Turley WAS 29 12 3 0 0 1 3 0
198 Bulldog Turner+ CHI 28 12 9 2 103 1 96 0
199 Steve Van Buren+ PHI 27 12 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 -4 0
200 Carroll Vogelaar BOS 27 12 10 0 0 1 0 0
201 Bill Ward 2TM 26 10 5 0 0 3 0 0
202 Kenny Washington RAM 29 11 2 0 4 2 0 0
203 Bob Waterfield RAM 27 12 8 5 56 0 35 0 0 2 4 -3 0
204 Joe Watt 2TM 28 9 4 2 32 0 25 0 0 1 1 0 0
205 Don Wells GNB 25 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
206 Pat West RAM 24 12 5 1 24 0 24 0 0 2 1 0 0
207 Bob Westfall DET 28 12 3 0 1 1 0 0
208 Jim White NYG 27 11 9 1 16 0 16 0 0 0 1 26 1
209 Paul White PIT 26 11 1 2 22 0 15 0 0 2 3 0 0
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
210 Bob Wiese DET 24 12 2 5 54 0 19 0 0 2 3 0 0
211 Dick Wildung GNB 26 12 10 0 0 3 1 0 1
212 Jack Wiley PIT 27 11 11 0 0 2 0 0
213 Ernie Williamson WAS 25 9 3 0 0 1 0 0
214 Camp Wilson DET 25 12 7 0 2 1 4 0
215 Al Wistert+ PHI 27 12 12 0 0 2 0 0
216 Alex Wojciechowicz PHI 32 12 11 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 2 5 0
217 Jim Wright BOS 26 12 2 0 0 1 0 0
218 Len Younce NYG 30 12 12 3 44 0 24 0 0 0 1 5 0
219 Roy Zimmerman DET 29 12 7 0 8 1 0 0