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|Date of birth:||October 28, 1938|
|Place of birth:||Moline, Illinois|
|Date of death:||March 28, 1995(aged 56)|
|Place of death:||Metairie, Louisiana|
|NFL Draft:||1961 / Round: 12 / Pick: 155|
|AFL draft:||1962 / Round: 34 / Pick: 266|
|Career NFL statistics|
Thornton Steve Stonebreaker (October 28, 1938 – March 28, 1995) was a professional American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played eight seasons for the Minnesota Vikings (1962–1963), the Baltimore Colts (1964–1966), and the New Orleans Saints (1967–1968). Son Mike also played in the NFL.
Stonbreaker played all 14 games throughout his career except for 1966 and 1967 when he played only 4 and 10 games, respectively. He played in the 1964 NFL championship game as a member of the 12-2 Colts but lost 27-0 to Cleveland.
There is a video montage of his play as a linebacker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5x0ZLk6PnXs
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