12. Cornelius Bennett

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12. Cornelius Bennett
A vital part of the Buffalo Bills defense during those four straight Super Bowl appearances, Cornelius Bennett was the AFC Defensive Player of the Year twice and was also a member of the 1990’s All-Decade Team.  Bennett would also be a five time Pro Bowl selection.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Linebacker
  • Acquired: Traded from the Indianapolis Colts in a three way trade, October, 1987.
  • Departed: Signed with the Atlanta Falcons prior to the 1996 season.
  • Games Played: 129
  • Notable Statistics: 128 Games Started
    6 Interceptions
    109 Interception Return Yards
    1 Interception Return Touchdown
    22 Forced Fumbles
    19 Fumble Recoveries
    68 Fumble Recovery Touchdowns
    1 Fumble Recovery Touchdown
    52.5 Quarterback Sacks
    793 Combined Tackles
    751 Solo Tackles
    42 Assisted Tackles*

    *Assisted Tackles were not an official stat until the 1994 season.
  • Major Accolades and Awards: First Team All Pro (1988)
    Pro Bowl (1988, 1990, 1991, 1992 & 1993)
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