Ray Seals

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Ray Seals
Date of birth: (1965-06-17) June 17, 1965 (age 49)
Place of birth: Syracuse, NY
Career information
Position(s): Defensive end
College: None
As player:
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Pittsburgh Steelers
Carolina Panthers
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Raymond Seals (born June 17, 1965 in Syracuse, New York) is a former football defensive end in the NFL. He is famous for not having attended college, a rarity in the NFL; and in 1992 he batted away Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre's pass which ended up being his first ever career completion which was to himself. Seals started in Super Bowl XXX as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ray lettered in football from Anthony A Henninger High School.

Ray Seals went from playing for the minor-league Syracuse Express of the Empire Football League to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1989. He moved to the Steelers in '94 as a free agent and played two seasons as their starting right defensive end. He was injured in '96, his third season with the Steelers, and finished with Carolina in '97.

Ray Seals was inducted into the American Football Association's Semi Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992.