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Defense

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1 Bud Abell KAN 28 12 0 2 14 0 12 0
2 Chuck Allen SDG 29 11 0 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
3 Dick Anderson MIA 22 14 13 8 230 1 96 0 0 1 1 13 0
4 Max Anderson BUF 23 14 0 0 3 1 0 0
5 Scott Appleton SDG 26 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
6 Al Atkinson* NYJ 25 12 0 2 24 0 22 0
7 George Atkinson* OAK 21 14 6 4 66 1 33 0 0 7 3 0 0
8 Marty Baccaglio 2TM 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
9 Bill Baird NYJ 29 14 0 4 74 0 36 0
10 Ralph Baker NYJ 26 14 0 3 31 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Pete Banaszak OAK 24 13 11 0 6 2 0 0
12 Pete Beathard HOU 26 9 7 0 2 2 2 0
13 Al Beauchamp CIN 24 14 0 2 35 1 18 0
14 Joe Beauchamp SDG 24 14 10 5 114 2 35 0 0 0 2 0 0
15 Tom Beer DEN 24 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
16 Bobby Bell*+ KAN 28 14 0 5 95 0 50 0 0 0 2 0 0
17 Ceasar Belser KAN 24 14 0 0 4 1 0 0
18 Al Bemiller BUF 30 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
19 Duane Benson OAK 23 12 6 0 0 1 0 0
20 Randy Beverly NYJ 24 13 0 4 127 1 68 0
21 Fred Biletnikoff OAK 25 14 14 0 0 2 7 1
22 Rodger Bird OAK 25 10 8 3 62 1 23 0 0 1 1 0 0
23 Dan Birdwell*+ OAK 28 14 14 0 0 2 7 0
24 Sid Blanks HOU 28 14 0 0 3 2 0 0
25 Emerson Boozer* NYJ 25 12 0 0 5 4 0 0
26 Garland Boyette* HOU 28 14 0 1 0 0 0 0
27 John Bramlett MIA 27 13 10 2 14 0 14 0 0 0 3 30 0
28 Mel Branch MIA 31 14 7 0 0 1 0 0
29 Bob Briggs SDG 23 14 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
30 Aaron Brown KAN 25 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
31 Willie Brown*+ OAK 28 14 14 2 27 1 27 0
32 Bob Bruggers 2TM 24 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
33 Buck Buchanan*+ KAN 29 14 0 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
34 Frank Buncom CIN 29 12 0 0 0 1 24 0
35 Nick Buoniconti BOS 28 8 8 3 22 0 14 0
36 Butch Byrd* BUF 27 14 14 6 76 1 53 0
37 Woody Campbell HOU 24 14 0 0 4 1 0 0
38 Justin Canale BOS 25 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
39 Billy Cannon OAK 31 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
40 Larry Carwell HOU 24 14 0 4 81 1 41 0 0 4 2 0 0
41 John Charles BOS 24 12 11 1 29 0 29 0
42 Jim Cheyunski BOS 23 13 4 1 21 0 21 0
43 Earl Christy NYJ 25 14 0 1 16 0 16 0 0 2 0 0 0
44 Dan Conners* OAK 27 14 14 2 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
45 Dave Costa* DEN 27 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
46 Paul Crane NYJ 24 13 0 0 1 0 -38 0 1
47 Larry Csonka MIA 22 11 11 0 3 1 0 0
48 Carl Cunningham DEN 24 14 14 1 3 0 3 0
49 Gary Cutsinger HOU 28 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Mike D'Amato NYJ 25 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
51 Bill Darnall MIA 24 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
52 Dan Darragh BUF 22 11 7 0 7 1 0 0
53 Ben Davidson* OAK 28 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
54 Bob Davis HOU 23 6 3 0 5 1 0 0
55 Len Dawson* KAN 33 14 13 0 4 3 0 0
56 Tom Day BUF 33 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
57 Joe DiVito DEN 23 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
58 Hewritt Dixon*+ OAK 28 14 13 0 5 1 4 0
59 Jim Dunaway* BUF 27 14 0 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
60 Speedy Duncan SDG 26 10 0 1 4 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 0
61 Ken Dyer SDG 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 1
62 Booker Edgerson BUF 29 13 0 4 100 2 45 0
63 Randy Edmunds MIA 22 14 14 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
64 Mike Eischeid OAK 28 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 Paul Elzey CIN 22 5 0 0 0 1 5 0
66 Frank Emanuel MIA 26 14 12 2 8 0 6 0
67 Tom Erlandson SDG 28 10 0 2 22 0 16 0 0 0 2 0 0
68 Miller Farr*+ HOU 25 14 0 3 104 2 52 0
69 Lane Fenner SDG 23 11 0 0 0 2 0 0
70 Manny Fernandez MIA 22 13 11 0 0 1 0 0
71 Howard Fest CIN 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Jim Fetherston SDG 23 13 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
73 Fred Forsberg DEN 24 13 7 1 6 0 6 0
74 Gene Foster SDG 26 10 0 0 2 1 0 0
75 George Gaiser DEN 23 10 7 0 0 1 0 0
76 R.C. Gamble BOS 22 14 8 0 3 1 0 0
77 Drake Garrett DEN 22 14 13 2 6 0 6 0 0 1 1 0 0
78 Mike Garrett KAN 24 13 0 0 6 2 0 0
79 George Goeddeke DEN 23 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
80 Cornell Gordon NYJ 27 14 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
81 Kenny Graham* SDG 27 14 0 5 87 0 42 0 0 3 1 0 0
82 Hoyle Granger* HOU 24 13 0 0 3 1 0 0
83 Dave Grayson+ OAK 29 14 14 10 195 1 54 0 0 0 1 10 0
84 Charlie Greer DEN 22 14 14 4 18 0 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
85 Ben Gregory BUF 22 6 0 0 2 3 4 0
86 Jim Griffin CIN 26 14 0 0 0 1 0 1
87 Sam Gruneisen SDG 27 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
88 Paul Guidry BUF 24 14 14 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 1 3 0
89 Harry Gunner CIN 24 14 0 1 20 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Rk Tm Age G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
90 Sherrill Headrick CIN 31 8 0 1 0 0 0 0
91 Ken Herock CIN 27 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
92 W.K. Hicks HOU 26 14 0 3 42 0 28 0
93 Winston Hill* NYJ 27 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
94 Glen Ray Hines* HOU 25 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
95 Gus Hollomon DEN 23 13 4 1 16 0 16 0 0 2 1 0 0
96 Pat Holmes* HOU 28 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
97 Jerry Hopkins OAK 27 5 0 0 0 2 0 0
98 Roy Hopkins HOU 23 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
99 Ken Houston* HOU 24 14 9 5 160 2 66 0 0 0 1 0 0
100 Bob Howard SDG 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
101 John Huard DEN 24 14 14 2 35 0 26 0
102 Jim Hudson NYJ 25 14 0 5 96 0 45 0
103 Bobby Hunt CIN 28 14 0 1 15 0 15 0 0 0 1 31 0
104 Jim Lee Hunt BOS 30 14 14 0 0 4 51 0
105 Jerry Inman DEN 28 7 4 0 0 1 0 0
106 Tom Janik BUF 28 11 10 3 137 1 100 0
107 Pete Jaquess DEN 28 13 11 5 64 0 28 0 0 1 0 0 0
108 Billy Johnson BOS 25 14 5 2 33 0 19 0 0 3 2 2 0
109 Bob Johnson* CIN 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
110 Curley Johnson NYJ 33 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
111 Daryl Johnson BOS 22 14 14 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 1 9 0
112 Essex Johnson CIN 22 14 0 0 4 4 0 0
113 Larry Kaminski DEN 23 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
114 Jim Kearney KAN 25 14 14 3 23 0 23 0 0 1 2 0 0
115 Jim Kiick* MIA 22 14 13 0 2 1 0 0
116 Bill Kindricks CIN 22 9 0 0 0 1 3 0
117 Charlie King CIN 25 14 0 1 32 1 32 0 0 0 1 2 0
118 Ernie Ladd KAN 30 14 0 1 3 0 3 0
119 Mack Lamb MIA 24 13 4 1 0 0 0 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 Ron Lamb 2TM 25 9 3 0 2 1 -1 0
121 Daryle Lamonica OAK 27 13 13 0 4 1 0 0
122 Willie Lanier*+ KAN 23 14 14 4 120 1 75 0
123 Jim LeClair DEN 24 3 2 0 5 3 -27 0
124 Jack Lentz DEN 23 12 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
125 Floyd Little* DEN 26 11 11 0 6 3 0 0
126 Larry Little SDG 23 14 4 0 0 1 0 0
127 Mike Livingston KAN 23 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
128 Fran Lynch DEN 23 9 4 0 1 1 0 0
129 Jim Lynch* KAN 23 14 14 3 73 1 49 0 0 0 1 0 0
130 Bobby Maples* HOU 26 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
131 Aaron Marsh BOS 23 14 12 0 0 1 0 0
132 Pat Matson CIN 24 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
133 Carl McAdams NYJ 24 14 0 0 0 2 6 0
134 Kent McCloughan OAK 28 8 8 1 0 0 0 0
135 Ron McDole BUF 29 14 0 2 47 0 42 0 0 0 2 10 0
136 Art McMahon BOS 22 12 5 2 27 0 27 0
137 Dave Middendorf CIN 23 14 0 0 0 3 0 0
138 Leroy Mitchell* BOS 24 14 14 7 41 0 20 0
139 Willie Mitchell KAN 28 13 0 5 46 0 46 0 0 0 1 0 0
140 Doug Moreau MIA 23 11 10 0 0 1 0 0
141 Jon Morris* BOS 26 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
142 Chip Myrtle DEN 23 13 1 1
143 Tom Nomina MIA 27 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
144 Jim Norton HOU 30 14 0 2 0 0 0 0
145 Tom Oberg DEN 23 9 6 3 17 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
146 Jim Otto*+ OAK 30 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
147 Terry Owens SDG 24 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
148 Babe Parilli NYJ 38 14 0 0 3 1 0 0
149 Bob Petrella MIA 24 9 7 1 4 0 4 0 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
150 Gerry Philbin*+ NYJ 27 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
151 Jess Phillips CIN 21 14 0 3 26 0 23 0
152 Ed Philpott BOS 23 14 14 4 31 0 17 0 0 1 3 14 1
153 Frank Pitts KAN 25 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
154 John Pitts BUF 23 14 7 2 21 0 17 0 0 0 1 4 0
155 Willie Porter BOS 22 13 0 0 3 4 2 0
156 Warren Powers OAK 27 8 4 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
157 Jack Pyburn MIA 24 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
158 Bill Rademacher NYJ 26 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
159 Alvin Reed* HOU 24 14 0 0 2 2 0 0
160 George Rice HOU 24 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
161 Gloster Richardson KAN 26 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
162 Frank Richter DEN 24 11 6 0 0 1 0 0
163 Preston Ridlehuber OAK 25 10 0 0 1 2 3 1
164 Jim Riley MIA 23 13 9 0 0 2 0 0
165 Johnny Robinson*+ KAN 30 14 0 6 40 0 16 0 0 0 2 28 0
166 Paul Robinson*+ CIN 24 14 0 0 4 2 0 0
167 Paul Rochester NYJ 30 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
168 John Roderick OAK 24 11 0 0 0 2 0 0
169 Ed Rutkowski BUF 27 13 3 0 2 1 0 0
170 George Saimes* BUF 27 13 0 2 36 0 19 0 0 0 3 27 0
171 Johnny Sample NYJ 32 14 0 7 88 1 39 0 0 0 1 5 0
172 Doug Satcher BOS 23 14 13 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 1
173 John Schmitt NYJ 26 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
174 Marty Schottenheimer BUF 25 14 0 1 22 0 22 0 0 0 1 10 0
175 Harry Schuh OAK 26 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
176 Larry Seiple MIA 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
177 Goldie Sellers KAN 26 14 0 3 19 0 19 0
178 Tom Sestak BUF 32 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
179 Billy Shaw* BUF 30 13 0 0 0 2 19 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 Tom Sherman BOS 23 14 7 0 8 3 0 0
181 Tommie Smiley CIN 24 8 0 0 3 1 -11 0
182 Charlie Smith OAK 22 14 3 0 5 1 -10 0
183 Fletcher Smith CIN 25 14 0 1 16 0 16 0
184 Noland Smith KAN 25 12 0 0 1 2 35 0
185 Russ Smith SDG 24 14 0 0 4 1 0 0
186 Mark Smolinski NYJ 29 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
187 Matt Snell NYJ 27 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
188 Jeff Staggs SDG 24 12 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
189 Bill Staley CIN 22 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
190 John Stofa CIN 26 10 7 0 5 1 -16 0
191 Jesse Stokes DEN 24 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
192 Mike Stratton* BUF 27 14 0 1 15 0 15 0
193 Bob Talamini NYJ 29 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
194 Emmitt Thomas* KAN 25 14 0 4 25 0 14 0
195 Jim Tolbert SDG 24 12 0 2 42 0 22 0
196 Don Trull HOU 27 11 4 0 4 2 0 0
197 Gary Tucker MIA 23 14 0 0 1 2 2 0
198 Bake Turner NYJ 28 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
199 Olen Underwood HOU 26 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1
200 Billy Van Heusen DEN 22 13 7 0 0 1 0 0
201 Dewey Warren CIN 23 7 4 0 2 2 -6 0
202 Jimmy Warren MIA 29 14 14 2 27 0 18 0 0 0 2 -1 0
203 Dick Washington MIA 23 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
204 George Webster*+ HOU 23 14 0 1 9 0 9 0
205 Ed Weisacosky MIA 24 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
206 Willie West MIA 30 13 9 4 102 0 32 0 0 0 1 10 1
207 Dick Westmoreland MIA 27 11 9 1 0 0 0 0
208 Andre White 2TM 24 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
209 Howie Williams OAK 32 13 2 2 66 0 41 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 J.R. Williamson BOS 27 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
211 Mel Witt BOS 23 14 6 1 4 1 4 0
212 Bob Young DEN 26 14 7 0 0 2 0 0