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18. Eric Weddle

One of the greatest Defensive Backs in the history of the Chargers is without a doubt that Eric Weddle, a Second Round Pick from Utah.

The former Ute did not see any starts as a rookie (2007) but would become San Diego's starting Free Safety in his sophomore year.  That year saw Weddle post a career-high in Combined Tackles (127), and three years later, he was a Pro Bowl and First Team All-Pro for the first time while leading the NFL in Interceptions (7).  Weddle would have two more Pro Bowls with the Chargers, both of which were 100-Tackle years.

Weddle left the Chargers after the 2015 season and signed with the Baltimore Ravens, where he went to three more Pro Bowls.

Weddle would be named to the 2010s All-Decade Team.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Free Safety
  • Acquired: Selected in the 2nd Round, 37th Overall in the 2007 NFL Draft 4/28/07.
  • Departed:

    Signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a Free Agent 3/16/16.

  • Games Played: 137
  • Notable Statistics:

    122 Games Started
    19 Interceptions
    177 Interception Return Yards
    3 Interception Return Touchdowns
    5 Forced Fumbles
    6 Fumble Recoveries
    113 Fumble Recovery Yards
    1 Fumble Recovery Touchdown
    6.5 Quarterback Sacks
    851 Combined Tackles
    683 Solo Tackles
    168 Assisted Tackles
    32 Tackles For Loss
    8 Punt Returns
    49 Punt Return Yards
    5 Rushing Attempts
    24 Rushing Yards
    78 Approximate Value

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    First Team All-Pro (2011 & 2014)
    Second Team All-Pro (2010, 2012 & 2013)
    Pro Bowl (2011, 2013, 2014 & 2016)
    Most Interceptions (2011)

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