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Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1 Dick Alban PIT 30 RS 12 0 6 119 0 46 0
2 Charlie Ane DET 28 C 11 0 0 0 1 10 0
3 Jon Arnett* RAM 24 LH/PR 12 0 0 5 1 0 0
4 Dave Baker* SFO 22 LS 12 0 5 75 0 29 0 0 1 1 0 0
5 Billy Ray Barnes* PHI 24 LH 12 0 0 7 1 0 0
6 Erich Barnes* CHI 24 RDH 12 0 5 67 0 29 0 0 0 2 0 0
7 Terry Barr DET 24 RDH 11 0 1 29 0 29 0 0 2 0 0 0
8 Ted Bates CRD 23 MLB 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
9 Ed Beatty PIT 27 C 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
10 Chuck Bednarik PHI 34 C 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Tom Bettis GNB 26 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
12 Dick Bielski PHI 27 RE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
13 Joe Biscaha NYG 22 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
14 Bill Bishop CHI 28 RDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
15 Leroy Bolden CLE 27 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
16 Don Boll WAS 32 LG 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
17 Nate Borden GNB 27 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
18 Bruce Bosley SFO 26 LG 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
19 Tom Braatz WAS 26 RLB 12 0 1 17 0 17 0 0 0 1 0 0
20 Charlie Bradshaw RAM 23 RT 12 0 0 0 3 0 0
21 Carl Brettschneider CRD 28 LLB 12 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 8 0
22 Tom Brookshier* PHI 28 RDH 12 0 3 13 0 8 0 0 0 3 0 0
23 Ed Brown CHI 31 P/QB 12 8 0 7 1 -3 0
24 Jim Brown*+ CLE 23 FB 12 12 0 2 1 0 0
25 Ray Brown BAL 23 RS 12 0 5 89 0 44 0 0 0 1 3 0
26 Rosey Brown*+ NYG 27 LT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 Don Burroughs RAM 28 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
28 Bill Butler GNB 22 KR/PR 11 0 0 1 1 0 0
29 Jack Butler+ PIT 32 RDH 7 0 2 16 0 16 0 0 0 1 8 0
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
30 Dick Campbell PIT 24 LLB 12 0 1 6 0 6 0
31 Marion Campbell* PHI 30 RDT 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
32 J.C. Caroline CHI 26 LS 12 0 5 14 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0
33 Jimmy Carr PHI 26 LDH 12 0 5 65 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Howard Cassady DET 25 LH 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
35 Tom Catlin PHI 28 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
36 Joe Childress CRD 26 RH 9 0 0 1 1 -10 0
37 Don Churchwell WAS 23 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
38 Monte Clark SFO 22 RDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
39 Leon Clarke RAM 26 RE 11 0 0 2 1 0 0
40 Bobby Joe Conrad CRD 24 K/KR/LH 12 0 0 10 2 0 0
41 Gene Cronin DET 26 de 12 12 0 0 4 5 0
42 John David Crow* CRD 24 FB 12 0 0 5 1 0 0
43 Lindon Crow* NYG 26 LDH 12 0 5 54 1 30 0 0 1 1 0 0
44 Ed Culpepper CRD 25 LDT 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
45 Dan Currie GNB 24 LLB 12 0 1 25 0 25 0
46 John Damore CHI 26 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
47 Jim David* DET 32 LDH 12 0 2 7 0 7 0
48 Milt Davis BAL 30 RDH 11 0 7 119 1 57 0
49 Tommy Davis SFO 25 K/P 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Dean Derby* PIT 24 LDH 12 0 7 127 0 24 0
51 Darrell Dess NYG 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
52 Willard Dewveall CHI 23 RE 11 0 0 0 2 -3 0
53 Bobby Dillon GNB 29 RS 12 0 1 7 0 7 0
54 John Dittrich GNB 26 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
55 Dale Dodrill PIT 33 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
56 Art Donovan BAL 34 LDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
57 Jim Doran DET 32 10 0 0 0 1 0 1
58 Eddie Dove SFO 22 PR/RS 12 0 1 6 0 6 0 0 2 2 0 0
59 Chuck Drazenovich WAS 32 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
60 Fred Dugan SFO 26 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
61 L.G. Dupre BAL 27 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
62 Leo Elter PIT 30 8 0 0 1 1 0 0
63 Ralph Felton WAS 27 LLB 12 0 2 6 0 6 0
64 Galen Fiss CLE 28 LLB 12 0 1 9 0 9 0 0 0 2 5 0
65 Bill Forester* GNB 27 RLB 12 0 2 48 0 34 0 0 1 3 0 0 1
66 Joe Fortunato CHI 29 LLB 12 0 2 10 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0
67 Tom Franckhauser RAM 22 LDH 12 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
68 Bobby Freeman GNB 27 12 0 2 22 0 22 0
69 Bob Gain* CLE 30 LDE 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
70 Willie Galimore CHI 24 12 0 0 4 1 0 0
71 Bill George*+ CHI 30 MLB 12 0 2 20 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Jim Gibbons DET 23 RE 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
73 Frank Gifford*+ NYG 29 LH 11 0 0 5 2 0 0
74 Bill Glass DET 24 RDE 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
75 Gary Glick 2TM 29 11 9 2 35 0 35 0
76 Art Gob WAS 22 RDE 11 6 1
77 John Gonzaga SFO 26 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 Ken Gray CRD 23 RG 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Hank Gremminger GNB 26 LDH 12 0 1 45 0 45 0
80 Rosey Grier NYG 27 RDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
81 Dick Haley WAS 22 db 12 8 1 15 0 15 0 0 2 1 0 0
82 Ken Hall CRD 24 12 0 0 3 1 0 0
83 Ron Hall PIT 22 LS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Mal Hammack CRD 26 12 0 0 6 2 0 0
85 Dave Hanner GNB 29 LDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
86 Alex Hawkins BAL 22 LH 11 0 0 0 1 4 0
87 Rudy Hayes PIT 24 12 0 0 0 1 19 0
88 Matt Hazeltine SFO 26 RLB 12 0 0 0 3 42 1
89 Ed Henke SFO 32 LDE 12 0 0 0 4 0 0
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
90 Mike Henry PIT 23 MLB 12 0 2 42 0 33 0 0 0 1 0 0
91 Harlon Hill CHI 27 LE 11 0 0 1 1 0 0
92 Jimmy Hill CRD 31 12 0 2 4 0 4 0
93 King Hill CRD 23 QB 11 10 0 13 2 0 0
94 Chuck Howley CHI 23 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
95 Sam Huff*+ NYG 25 MLB 12 0 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 4 5 1
96 Ed Husmann CRD 28 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
97 Jerry Huth PHI 26 LG 10 0 0 0 2 3 1
98 Dick James WAS 25 KR/PR/RH 12 0 3 47 0 25 0 0 7 1 0 0
99 Bill Jobko RAM 24 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
100 Gene Johnson PHI 24 LS 12 0 1 22 0 22 0 0 0 1 0 0
101 Jack Johnson CHI 26 6 0 1 0 0 0 0
102 John Henry Johnson DET 30 10 0 0 4 2 0 0
103 Stan Jones*+ CHI 28 RG 12 0 0 0 1 -3 0
104 Henry Jordan GNB 24 RDT 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
105 Emil Karas WAS 26 lb 11 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
106 Alex Karras DET 24 LDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
107 Ted Karras PIT 25 LT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
108 Jim Katcavage NYG 25 LDE 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
109 Ed Khayat PHI 24 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 16 0
110 Dick Klein CHI 25 RT 12 0 0 1 2 0 0
111 Gary Knafelc GNB 27 RE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
112 Bill Koman CRD 25 RLB 11 0 0 0 2 0 0
113 Ken Konz CLE 31 12 0 1 35 0 21 0
114 Charlie Krueger SFO 22 RDE 12 0 1
115 Warren Lahr CLE 36 LS 12 0 1 0 0 0 0
116 Night Train Lane CRD 31 LDH 12 0 3 125 1 69 0
117 Yale Lary* DET 29 LS/P/PR 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 38 1
118 Bobby Layne* PIT 33 K/QB 12 12 0 2 2 0 0
119 Dick LeBeau DET 22 6 0 0 0 1 4 0
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
120 Earl Leggett CHI 26 LDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
121 Dan Lewis DET 23 RH 11 0 0 3 1 0 0
122 Hal Lewis BAL 24 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
123 Gene Lipscomb*+ BAL 28 RDT 12 0 1 49 0 49 0 0 0 3 0 0
124 Cliff Livingston NYG 29 LLB 12 0 2 25 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
125 Dave Lloyd CLE 23 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
126 Bob Long DET 25 LLB 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
127 Tom Louderback PHI 26 RLB 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
128 John LoVetere RAM 23 RDT 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
129 Gary Lowe DET 25 RS 12 0 5 130 0 42 0 0 1 2 9 0
130 Bobby Luna PIT 26 P 12 0 3 53 0 32 0 0 1 2 42 0
131 Lamar Lundy* RAM 24 LDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
132 Lenny Lyles SFO 23 KR 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
133 Dick Lynch NYG 23 RDH 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
134 Gil Mains DET 30 RDT 12 0 0 1 3 14 0
135 Gino Marchetti*+ BAL 32 LDE 12 0 1 1 0 1 0
136 Joe Marconi RAM 25 12 0 0 2 2 0 0
137 Jim Martin DET 35 K/RLB 12 0 2 33 0 19 0 0 0 2 0 0
138 Ray Mathews PIT 30 LH 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
139 Marv Matuszak BAL 28 11 0 1 23 0 23 0
140 Richie McCabe WAS 26 RDH 10 0 1 8 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
141 Tommy McDonald* PHI 25 KR/PR/RH 12 0 0 4 2 0 0
142 Hugh McElhenny SFO 31 RH 10 0 0 1 1 0 0
143 Don McIlhenny GNB 25 RH 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
144 Eddie Meador RAM 22 RDH 12 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0
145 Ed Meadows WAS 27 5 0 0 0 2 0 0
146 John Mellekas CHI 26 C 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
147 Jerry Mertens SFO 25 LDH 12 0 2 56 1 30 0 0 0 1 0 0
148 Lou Michaels RAM 24 K/RDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
149 Walt Michaels* CLE 30 RLB 12 0 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 4 12 0
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
150 Dave Middleton DET 26 LE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
151 Bobby Mitchell CLE 24 KR/LH/PR 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
152 Dick Modzelewski NYG 28 LDT 12 0 0 0 3 0 0
153 Lenny Moore*+ BAL 26 RH 12 0 0 4 1 0 0
154 Earl Morrall DET 25 QB 12 5 0 7 1 0 0
155 Jack Morris RAM 28 LS 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
156 Johnny Morris CHI 24 KR/LH/PR 12 0 0 3 2 0 0
157 Larry Morris CHI 26 RLB 12 0 1 14 0 14 0 0 0 2 19 1
158 Joe Morrison NYG 22 KR/PR 12 0 0 5 2 0 0
159 Frank Morze SFO 26 C 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
160 Jim Mutscheller BAL 29 RE 12 0 0 2 1 5 0
161 Andy Nelson+ BAL 26 LS 12 0 6 33 1 33 0 0 0 1 0 0
162 John Nisby* PIT 23 RG 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
163 Ray Nitschke GNB 23 MLB 12 0 0 0 2 10 0
164 Doyle Nix WAS 26 LS 8 0 1 19 0 19 0
165 Dick Nolan NYG 27 LS 12 0 5 57 0 34 0
166 Chuck Noll CLE 27 12 0 2 5 0 5 0
167 Leo Nomellini*+ SFO 35 LDT 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
168 Jerry Norton* CRD 28 P/RDH 12 0 3 35 0 30 0 0 0 1 11 0
169 Buzz Nutter BAL 28 C 12 0 0 0 3 0 0
170 Johnny Olszewski WAS 29 10 0 0 3 1 0 0
171 Clancy Osborne SFO 25 LLB 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
172 Don Owens PHI 27 12 0 0 0 1 3 1
173 Luke Owens CRD 26 RDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
174 Ken Panfil* CRD 29 RT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
175 Jack Pardee RAM 23 LLB 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
176 Bernie Parrish CLE 23 LDH 12 0 5 83 1 37 0
177 Jack Patera CRD 26 12 0 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 1 0 0
178 Jimmy Patton*+ NYG 26 RS 11 0 5 13 0 12 0
179 Clarence Peaks PHI 24 FB 12 0 0 7 2 0 0
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
180 Bob Pellegrini PHI 25 LLB 12 0 3 42 0 39 0 0 0 2 0 0
181 Bill Pellington BAL 32 LLB 12 0 4 99 1 30 0 0 0 1 0 0
182 Gerry Perry DET 29 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
183 Joe Perry SFO 32 FB 11 0 0 6 1 0 0
184 Richie Petitbon CHI 21 LDH 12 0 3 52 1 33 0 0 1 0 0 0
185 Nick Pietrosante DET 22 FB 10 0 0 4 1 0 0
186 Jim Podoley WAS 26 11 0 0 1 1 0 0
187 Art Powell PHI 22 RS 12 0 3 17 0 17 0 0 2 2 0 0
188 George Preas BAL 26 RT 12 0 0 0 1 5 0
189 Duane Putnam RAM 31 LG 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
190 Bill Quinlan GNB 27 RDE 12 0 1 5 0 5 0
191 M.C. Reynolds CRD 24 7 0 0 3 1 0 0
192 Les Richter* RAM 29 MLB 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
193 Lee Riley PHI 27 12 0 1 0 0 0 0
194 Jim Ringo*+ GNB 28 C 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
195 John Roach CRD 26 LS 12 2 0 2 1 0 0
196 Joe Robb PHI 22 LDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
197 Andy Robustelli*+ NYG 34 RDE 12 0 0 0 1 33 0
198 Tobin Rote DET 31 qb 10 7 0 2 2 0 0
199 Karl Rubke SFO 24 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
200 Marion Rushing CRD 23 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
201 Frank Ryan RAM 23 qb 10 3 0 5 3 0 0
202 Johnny Sample BAL 23 KR/PR/rs 12 5 1 10 0 10 0 0 1 3 0 0
203 Mike Sandusky PIT 24 LG 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
204 Maury Schleicher CRD 22 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
205 Bob Schmidt NYG 23 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
206 Joe Schmidt*+ DET 27 MLB 12 0 1 17 0 17 0 0 1 1 41 0
207 Jim Schrader* WAS 27 C 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
208 George Scott NYG 22 7 0 0 4 1 0 0
209 Ben Scotti WAS 22 LDH 11 8 0 1 2 0 0
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
210 Gene Selawski RAM 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
211 Dave Sherer BAL 22 P 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
212 Don Shinnick BAL 24 RLB 12 0 7 70 0 23 0
213 Jim Shofner CLE 24 RDH 12 0 2 50 0 30 0
214 J.D. Smith* SFO 27 LH 12 0 0 3 1 0 0
215 Ollie Spencer DET 28 RT 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
216 Billy Stacy CRD 23 PR/RS 12 0 5 114 0 36 0 0 2 1 0 0
217 Bart Starr GNB 25 qb 12 5 0 2 2 -8 0
218 Ernie Stautner* PIT 34 RDE 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
219 Jim Steffen DET 23 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
220 George Strugar RAM 25 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
221 Charlie Sumner CHI 29 RS 12 0 3 22 0 15 0 0 1 2 27 0
222 Ed Sutton WAS 24 LH 11 0 0 0 2 0 0
223 Harland Svare NYG 29 RLB 12 0 3 118 1 70 0 0 0 1 0 0
224 John Symank GNB 24 12 0 2 46 0 25 0 0 4 3 0 0
225 Dick Szymanski BAL 27 MLB 12 12 5 24 1 15 0
226 George Tarasovic PIT 29 LDE 12 0 0 1 5 57 1
227 Carl Taseff BAL 31 LDH 12 0 2 60 0 33 0 0 1 1 15 0
228 Jim Taylor GNB 24 FB 9 7 0 2 1 0 0
229 Jim Temp GNB 26 LDE 12 0 1 13 0 13 0
230 John Thomas SFO 24 LT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
231 Y.A. Tittle* SFO 33 QB 11 10 0 7 3 0 0
232 Bob Toneff* WAS 29 LDT 12 12 0 0 5 0 0
233 John Tracey CRD 26 RE 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
234 Jerry Tubbs SFO 24 MLB 12 0 2 32 0 21 0 0 0 3 0 0
235 Emlen Tunnell* GNB 34 LS 12 0 2 20 0 18 0
236 Johnny Unitas*+ BAL 26 QB 12 12 0 6 1 0 0
237 Norm Van Brocklin* PHI 33 P/QB 12 12 0 4 5 0 0
238 Frank Varrichione PIT 27 RT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
239 Bobby Walston PHI 31 12 0 0 1 2 0 0
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Rk Tm Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
240 Chuck Weber PHI 29 MLB 12 0 2 8 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 1
241 Jesse Whittenton GNB 25 RDH 12 0 0 0 2 45 0
242 Ray Wietecha NYG 31 C 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
243 Paul Wiggin CLE 25 RDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
244 Fred Williams* CHI 30 LDT 11 0 0 0 2 0 0
245 Sam Williams RAM 28 12 0 1
246 Jerry Wilson PHI 23 RDE 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
247 Tommy Wilson RAM 27 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
248 John Wittenborn SFO 23 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
249 Abe Woodson*+ SFO 25 RDH 12 0 4 20 0 14 0 0 2 3 0 0
250 Junior Wren CLE 30 P/RS 12 0 5 39 0 22 0 0 0 1 44 1
251 Sid Youngelman CLE 28 RDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0