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Old 11-28-2013, 09:56 AM   #49
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Originally Posted by BroncoBuff View Post
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"Hello, my name is Barney Chavous. I started 13 straight years at LDE for
the Broncos, and my job was never in danger.

So it'll prolly surprise you I didn’t sack the QB, not a-one time until my 9th
year. That’s right, not a-one sack in eight seasons. That's when Coach Collier
changed the scheme some. After that I put up 23 sacks my last four years.
Wuddin’ nuttin’ I couldn’t a’done all along, just wasn’t my job until then.
So you see, there's more to defense than just sackin' the quarterback.

Glad I could help."
While I agree that the defensive scheme ran by a team determines the player's role and job description, but there seems to be a discrepancy in how many sacks Chavous actually had probably because the NFL did not officially keep track of sacks as a statistic until 1982


Pro Football Reference shows he only had 23 sacks....however his wikipedia page claims this-

"He played his entire NFL career with the Broncos from 1973-1985. He ranks third on the Broncos' all-time sacks list with 75 and is tied with Tom Jackson for third in Broncos' career starts with 177."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barney_Chavous

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