Bruce Matthews

Guard-Tackle-Center

Bruce Matthews

19 seasons
296 games played
9 All-Pro selections
14 consecutive Pro Bowls

19

seasons

296

games played

9

All-Pro selections

14

consecutive Pro Bowls
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"Fear…that's the thing that drives me…the fear of getting beat. It's not so much throwing a great block that springs a guy for a touchdown. It's more ... don’t get beat for a sack, don't be the guy who causes the running back to get blown up, don't be the guy who makes the mental error that causes Steve (McNair) to get blindsided."

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(Southern California)...6'6'', 289...

Bruce Rankin Matthews. . .Houston’s first round pick, 1983. . Played in more games (296) than any positional player in NFL history at time of retirement. . .Played at every position on line. . .Named to first of record-tying 14 consecutive Pro Bowl teams (9 at guard, 5 at center) following 1988 season. . .All-Pro 9 times and All-AFC 12 times. . .Selected as guard on NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1990s. . .Born August 8, 1961 in Raleigh, North Carolina.