Rushing & Receiving

  • * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team AP All-Pro, Bold indicates league leader
Rushing & Receiving Table
Games Rushing Receiving Total Yds
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rush Yds TD 1D Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD 1D Lng R/G Y/G Ctch% Y/Tgt Touch Y/Tch YScm RRTD Fmb AV Awards
198422CLE44163724262545.926.64.51111810.70260.77.4836.6544234
198523CLERB44161324410028364.162.615.34546010.22312.828.82895.1146210512
198624CLErb4477942772372.939.613.4373288.92405.346.91314.6605415
198725CLERB4412121054328214.136.08.85255210.62374.346.01576.398410510
198826CLERB4416161575763273.736.09.8595769.82393.736.02165.31152559
198927WASRB2116131345807244.336.38.4544588.52273.428.61885.51038927
1990*28WASRB21161629712196224.176.218.6312799.01191.917.43284.614987212PB
1991*29WASRB21161627410485323.865.517.1343089.10312.119.33084.413565313AP2, PB
199230WASRB2116162629986233.862.416.449393388.71292.421.179.6%6.93014.413367110
199331WAS21163231051164.66.61.452271947.20201.712.151.9%3.7506.0299102
199432CLE2016175219211152.913.74.715111029.305300.76.473.3%6.8863.7321203
199533CLE21162115432222233.827.07.284614948.1230293.830.972.6%5.91765.3926417
199634BALRB21168159634435424.039.69.944302709.018401.916.968.2%6.11894.8904517
199735BALrb2116584313018193.719.65.331211286.107171.38.067.7%4.11054.2441023
Career211131209582615686543.939.29.927551246059.01550402.421.868.7%5.526074.9128667131104
7 yrsCLE995486233642733543.934.08.79927626309.51035402.826.672.7%6.011385.35994372050
5 yrsWAS80649903950250324.049.412.410118515778.540312.319.765.3%5.311754.7552729844
2 yrsBAL3213243947453423.929.67.675513987.8115401.612.468.0%5.32944.613455310
Rushing & Receiving Table
Games Rushing Receiving Total Yds
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Rush Yds TD 1D Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD 1D Lng R/G Y/G Ctch% Y/Tgt Touch Y/Tch YScm RRTD Fmb
198523CLERB1116161206610.1161.016.04256.30084.025.0209.318620
198624CLERB11000000.00.0144.00041.04.014.0400
198725CLERB213818920255.094.519.01115614.220535.578.0497.034542
198826CLERB1195700166.357.09.03103.30083.010.0125.66700
1990*28WASRB223010000163.350.015.08779.600234.038.5384.717700
1991*29WASRB334516800193.756.015.04358.810111.311.77.0494.120310
199230WASRB22299110113.145.514.5955110.200212.525.555.6%5.7344.214210
199432CLERB2219730493.836.59.5533010.002141.515.060.0%6.0224.710300
Career141318683954664.559.913.319393889.932532.827.768.7%5.52255.5122782
5 yrsCLE768248044665.968.611.752222510.222533.132.172.7%6.01046.870562
3 yrsWAS7710435910193.551.314.914171639.610232.423.365.3%5.31214.352220
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Kick & Punt Returns

  • * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team AP All-Pro, Bold indicates league leader
Kick & Punt Returns Table
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
198422CLE441632241502818.91014
198725CLERB44121212022.0986
199533CLE2116259802719.61024
199634BALRB2116846101915.3965
199735BALrb2116510000.0441
Career2111313357602817.513497
7 yrsCLE99542851502818.46564
5 yrsWAS80645527
2 yrsBAL321356101912.21406

Passing

  • * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team AP All-Pro, Bold indicates league leader
Passing Table
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% 1D Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds Sk% NY/A ANY/A 4QC GWD
198927WASRB2116130100000000.00.00.039.60000.000.00
1990*28WASRB211616125031150003115.525.531.01.9135.400015.5025.50
1991*29WASRB21161614251812500184.59.518.01.185.40004.509.50
199230WASRB2116161333.341133.3004113.720.341.02.6121.500013.6720.33
Career2111313103090330000419.015.030.00.4104.20009.0015.00
7 yrsCLE99540000000.000
5 yrsWAS80643103090330000419.015.030.01.1104.20009.0015.00
2 yrsBAL32130000000.000
Passing Table
Year Age Tm Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% 1D Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds Sk% NY/A ANY/A 4QC GWD
199230WASRB220-001000000000.00.00.039.60000.000.00
Career14130-001000000000.00.00.039.60000.000.00
5 yrsCLE760-00000000.0
3 yrsWAS770-001000000000.00.00.039.60000.000.00

Defense & Fumbles

  • * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team AP All-Pro, Bold indicates league leader
Defense & Fumbles Table
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Comb Solo Ast Sfty
198422CLE44163325510.0
198523CLERB44161354000.0
198624CLErb447710000.0
198725CLERB44121251000.0
198826CLERB44161652000.0
198927WASRB21161322000.0
1990*28WASRB21161621000.0
1991*29WASRB21161631000.0
199230WASRB21161610000.0
199331WAS21163001000.0
199533CLE21162011000.0
199634BALRB21168010000.0
199735BALrb21165023000.0
Career211131031185510.0
7 yrsCLE9954020105510.0
5 yrsWAS8064085000.0
2 yrsBAL3213033000.0
Defense & Fumbles Table
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Comb Solo Ast Sfty
198725CLERB21020000.0
Career1413020000.0
5 yrsCLE76020000.0
3 yrsWAS770.0

Scoring Summary

  • * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team AP All-Pro, Bold indicates league leader
Scoring Summary Table
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA D2P XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
198422CLE44163213181.1
198523CLERB4416138210603.8
198624CLErb4477224243.4
198725CLERB4412128210605.0
198826CLERB441616325301.9
198927WASRB211613729543.4
1990*28WASRB211616617422.6
1991*29WASRB21161655301.9
199230WASRB211616617422.6
199331WAS211631160.4
199432CLE2016122120.8
199533CLE21162224241.5
199634BALRB21168415301.9
199735BALrb21165120.1
Career2111315615172104342.1
7 yrsCLE9954271013802282.3
5 yrsWAS80642542901742.2
2 yrsBAL321341510321.0
Scoring Summary Table
Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA D2P XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
198523CLERB112201212.0
198725CLERB2122402412.0
1991*29WASRB3311062.0
199230WASRB2211063.0
Career14135380483.4
5 yrsCLE764260365.1
3 yrsWAS771120121.7

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