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Von Miller vs Lawrence Taylor Comparison

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Von Miller vs Lawrence Taylor Comparison (Through Five Seasons)

Head-to-head comparison of Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor and current linebacker Von Miller that includes stats, Super Bowls, and various awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position and Height

Position

Von Miller – Linebacker
Lawrence Taylor – Linebacker

Height

Von Miller – 6’3″
Lawrence Taylor – 6’3″

Weight

Von Miller – 237
Lawrence Taylor – 237

Super Bowls and Seasons

Super Bowls Wins

Von Miller – 1 (2015) Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0

Super Bowl Appearances

Von Miller – 2 (2013, 2015) UnknownUnknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0

Seasons in Comparison

Von Miller – 2011-2015
Lawrence Taylor – 1981-1985

Awards and Honors

NFL MVPs

Von Miller – 0
Lawrence Taylor – 0

Super Bowl MVP

Von Miller – 1 (2015) Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0

Pro Bowls

Von Miller – 4 (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Lawrence Taylor – 5 (1981-1985) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown

First Team All-Pro

Von Miller – 2 (2012, 2015) UnknownUnknown
Lawrence Taylor – 5 (1981-1985) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown

Second Team All-Pro

Von Miller – 2 (2011, 2014) UnknownUnknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0

NFL Defensive Player of the Year

Von Miller – 0
Lawrence Taylor – 2 (1981, 1982) UnknownUnknown

Defensive Rookie of the Year

Von Miller – Yes (2011) Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – Yes (1981) Unknown

Butkus Award

Von Miller – 1 (2012) Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – *Award wasn’t introduced until 2008

Stats

Games

Von Miller – 72
Lawrence Taylor – 73 Unknown

Games Started

Von Miller – 72 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 72 Unknown

Sacks

Von Miller – 60.0 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 41.0 *The NFL didn’t start keeping the sack as an official stat until 1982

Tackles

Von Miller – 210 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0 *The NFL didn’t start keeping the tackle as an official stat until 2001

Interceptions

Von Miller – 1
Lawrence Taylor – 5 Unknown

Touchdowns

Von Miller – 1 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 1 Unknown

Forced Fumbles

Von Miller – 17 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0

Fumbles Recovered

Von Miller – 5 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 5 Unknown

Playoff Stats

Games

Von Miller – 7 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 6

Games Started

Von Miller – 7 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 6

Sacks

Von Miller – 6.5 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 6.0 *The NFL didn’t start keeping the sack as an official stat until 1982

Tackles

Von Miller – 26 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0 *The NFL didn’t start keeping the tackle as an official stat until 2001

Interceptions

Von Miller – 1 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0

Touchdowns

Von Miller – 0
Lawrence Taylor – 0

Forced Fumbles

Von Miller – 2 Unknown
Lawrence Taylor – 0

Fumbles Recovered

Von Miller – 0
Lawrence Taylor – 0

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