Reggie White stats

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  1. Ellis Murphree

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    White was a man of integrity off the football field, but was the most dominating defensive force ever on the football field. Here's a few stats about him:

    In eight years with the Philadelphia Eagles, he finished with more sacks, 124, than games played, 121, the only player in NFL history to have done that.

    1985 Named NFL Defensive Rookie of the year.
    In Dec 1990 Reggie was a significant participant in one of the low points of the Packer's "Gory Years" registering 1 1/2 sacks, six knockdowns, two passes batted at the line and a forced fumble (Philly-31: GBP-0).

    Eagles all-time sack leader: 124

    Joining the Packers in 1993, Reggie had an immediate impact, steering the team's defense ranking from 23 to 2 in a single season.

    Selected in 1994 to the 75th anniversary NFL 'All Time Team'

    Missed his only non-strike game of his NFL career Dec. 10, 1995 vs. Tampa Bay due to a hamstring injury.

    At the time of his retirement was the NFL all time sack leader with 198 from 15 seasons (Note: Bruce Smith in his 19th season overtook Reggie in Dec 2003 when he tackled New York Giants QB Jesse Palmer for a 7-yard loss)

    Packers all time sack leader: 68.5 (up till 14 Dec '98)

    Only player to have 10 or more sacks in 9 consecutive seasons.

    Reached 100 sacks in 93 games, 21 games quicker than #2 Lawrence Taylor

    Has sacked 73 different quarter backs.

    Tied for most consecutive seasons as sack leader: 2 (1987-88)

    Second most sacks in a season: 21

    Tied for most post season sacks: 12

    Superbowl Record: 3 sacks

    Tied for Pro Bowl Record: 4 sacks (Elway x 3 & Marino x 1)

    Selection to a record 14 consecutive Pro Bowls

    Awarded UPI NFC Defensive Player of the Year a record 3 times (1987, 1991 & 1995)

    In his final season with the Packers he finished second in the NFL with 16 sacks and was selected for the seventh time in the Associated Press All-Pro team.

    Reggie was also selected as the Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the year an honour he was also awarded in 1987 with Philadelphia

    In his six seasons with the Packers they enjoyed a 66-30 regular-season record. In the previous six seasons, the team was 38-56-1.

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