Doug Sutherland (American football)

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Doug Sutherland
No. 69
Date of birth (1948-04-01) April 1, 1948 (age 69)
Place of birth Superior, Wisconsin
Career information
Position(s) Defensive tackle
College Wisconsin–Superior
NFL draft 1970 / Round: 14 / Pick: 348
Career history
As player
1970 New Orleans Saints
1971–1980 Minnesota Vikings
1981 Seattle Seahawks
Career stats

Douglas A. Sutherland (born April 1, 1948 in Superior, Wisconsin) is a former American football defensive tackle in the NFL and played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Superior. He was selected in the 1970 NFL Draft with the New Orleans Saints and then became a part of the famous Purple People Eaters for the Minnesota Vikings from 1971 through 1980, primarily filling in for Gary Larsen in 1975. He played in Super Bowls VIII, IX and XI. He finished his NFL career in 1981 with the Seattle Seahawks.