HALL OF FAME
DEFENSIVE END, 1986-93
EAGLES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 2018
Clyde Simmons, drafted by Philadelphia in the ninth round (233rd
overall) of the 1986 NFL Draft, played defensive end for the Eagles.
He was a two-time All-Pro selection (1991, 1992) and was named to
two Pro Bowls (1991, 1992) during his time in Philadelphia (1986-
93). He recorded 720 tackles, 76 sacks, 12 forced fumbles, 10 fumble
recoveries, and three defensive touchdowns in 124 career games
with the Eagles and ranks third on Philadelphia’s all-time sacks list,
trailing only Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Reggie White (124,
1985-92) and Trent Cole (85.5, 2005-14). In 1992, he led the league
with a career-high 19 sacks, which are the second most in Eagles
single-season history, trailing only Reggie White in 1987 (21).
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