Charlie Sanders

Tight End

Charlie Sanders

10 seasons
336 receptions
4,817 receiving yards
31 TDs
7 Pro Bowls

10

seasons

336

receptions

4,817

receiving yards

31

TDs

7

Pro Bowls
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"In one sense the coverage makes me feel good, then in a sense it makes me mad. Why don't they leave me alone like any other tight end?"

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(Minnesota)...6'4'', 230...

Charles Alvin Sanders ... Third round pick by Lions, 1968 ... Combined great leaping ability, big hands, strength, speed and elusiveness ... Seven Pro Bowls ... All-NFL three straight seasons ... Recorded 30 or more receptions seven times, 500-plus receiving yards six seasons ... Lions’ all-time reception leader (336) at time of retirement ... Team’s leader or co-leader in receptions six of his 10 seasons ... Named to NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1970s ,,, Born August 25, 1946 in Richlands, North Carolina ... Died July 2, 2015, at age 68.