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38. Louis Breeden

Louis Breeden played his entire NFL career with the Cincinnati Bengals, but it was almost over before it began. 

A Seventh Round Pick from North Carolina Central, Breeden was on injured reserve his entire rookie year.  The year later, Breeden won Cincinnati's starting Left Cornerback job and would go on to have two seven-pick years (1980 and 1986) with 33 interceptions.  Breeden was a First Team All-Pro in 1982, the year after he helped the Bengals win the AFC Championship. 

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Cornerback
  • Acquired: Selected in the 7th Round, 187th Overall in the NFL Draft 5/4/77.
  • Departed:

    Retired after the 1987 Season.

  • Games Played: 134
  • Notable Statistics:

    115 Games Started 
    33 Interceptions
    558 Interception Return Yards
    2 Interception Return Touchdowns
    3 Fumble Recoveries
    10 Fumble Recovery Yards
    4.0 Quarterback Sacks*
    6 Punt Returns
    -12 Punt Return Yards
    1 Kick Return
    12 Kick Return Yards
    62 Approximate Value

    *Sacks were not a stat until 1982 but were unofficially calculated by Pro Football Reference from 1960 to 1981.

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    First Team All-Pro (1982)

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