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Lynch vs. HOF DBs

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01/23/2015
If 2015 Finalist John Lynch is elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he would become the 25th defensive back from the modern era to make it to Canton. Here’s how Lynch stacks up against the DBs enshrined in the Hall of Fame.


  Interceptions   Punt Returns   Kickoff Returns   Scoring   Other Categories
Player Yrs. No. Yds TD   No. Yds. TD   No. Yds TD   TD PAT FG TOT    
John Lynch 15 26 204 0   - - -   2 90 0   0 0 0 0   Rushing: 1-40
HOF DBs
Herb Adderley 12 48 1,046 7   1 0 0   120 3,080 2   9 0 0 54    
Lem Barney 11 56 1,077 7   143 1,312 2   50 1,274 1   11 0 0 66   Fumble Ret: 11-168; FG Ret: 1-94
Mel Blount 14 57 736 2   1 52 0   36 911 0   4 0 0 24   Fumble Ret: 13-
Willie Brown 16 54 472 2   3 29 0   3 70 2   2 0 0 14    
Jack Butler 9 52 827 4   3 17 0   - - -   9 0 0 54   Receiving: 7-102, 4 TDs; Fum Ret: 1 TD
Jack Christiansen 8 46 717 3   85 1,084 8   59 1,329 0   13 0 0 78   Rush: 19-143, 2TD
Darrell Green 20 54 621 6   51 611 0   1 9 0   8 0 0 48   Sacks: 1.0; Rush: 1-6; Fumble Ret: 2
Mike Haynes 14 46 688 2   112 1,168 2   - - -   5 0 0 30   Fumble Ret: 12-6; Blocked FG: 1-65, 1TD
Ken Houston 14 49 898 9   51 333 1   3 80 0   12 0 0 72   Fumble Ret: 19-116, 1TD ,Blocked
Jimmy Johnson 16 47 615 2   - - -   - - -   6 0 0 38   Rec: 40-690, 4TD
Paul Krause 16 81 1,185 3   - - -   - - -   6 0 0 36    
Dick Lane 14 68 1,207 5   4 14 0   - - -   8 0 0 52   Rec: 8-253 yards
Yale Lary 11 50 787 2   126 758 3   22 495 0   6 0 0 36   Punting: 503-44.3 Avg.
Dick LeBeau 14 62 762 3   - - -   2 16 0   4 0 0 24   Fum Ret: 1 TD
Ronnie Lott 14 63 730 5   - - -   8 113 0   5 0 0 30   Sacks: 8.5
Mel Renfro 14 52 626 3   109 842 1   85 2,246 2   6 0 0 36   Rush: 8-52 yards
Deion Sanders 14 53 1,331 9   212 2,199 6   155 3,523 3   22 0 0 132   Receiving: 60-784, 3 TDs; Rushing: 9-(-14); Passing: 0-2-0; Fumble Ret for TD: 1
Emmitt Thomas 13 58 937 5   11 64 0   29 673 0   5 0 0 30    
Emlen Tunnell 14 79 1,282 4   258 2,209 5   46 1,215 1   10 0 0 60   Rush: 17-43 yards
Roger Wehrli 14 40 309 2   42 310 0   5 38 0   3 1 0 19   Rush: 5-45, 1TD
Aeneas Williams 14 55 807 9   - - -   - - -   12 0 0 82   Sacks: 3.0; Fum Rec for TD: 3
Larry Wilson 12 52 800 5   3 26 0   11 198 0   8 0 0 50   Rush: 5-36 yards, 1TD; Safties: 1; Fumble Ret: 2TD
Willie Wood 12 48 699 2   187 1,391 2   3 20 0   4 1 0 25    
Rod Woodson 17 71 1,483 12   260 2,362 2   220 4,894 2   17 0 0 102   Rushing: 1-0; Fumble Ret: 1TD; Sacks: 13.5
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