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12. Louis Wright

From San Jose State, Louis Wright would become one of the best Defensive Backs in Denver Bronco history.  Wright played his entire career with the Denver Broncos where he played 165 Games and was named to the 1970’s All-Decade Team.

Wright would be named to five Pro Bowls and two First Team All-Pros while being thought of as one of the best Defensive Backs in the game.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Cornerback
  • Acquired: Selected in the 1st Round, 17th Overall of the NFL Draft 1/28/75.
  • Departed: Retired after the 1986 Season.
  • Games Played: 166
  • Notable Statistics:

    165 Games Started

    26 Interceptions

    360 Interception Return Yards

    1 Interception Return Touchdown

    11 Fumble Recoveries

    152 Fumble Recovery Yards

    2 Fumble Recovery Touchdowns

    2.0 Quarterback Sacks

    *Quarterback Sacks were not calculated until the 1982 season
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    First Team All Pro (1978 & 1979)

    Pro Bowl Selection (1977, 1978, 1979, 1983 & 1985)
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