Gregory Townsend Sr. (born November 3, 1961 in Los Angeles, California), is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders in the fourth round of the 1983 NFL Draft.
Townsend also played for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Los Angeles Raiders
Townsend was drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders in the fourth round of the 1983 NFL Draft. He was selected to 2 Pro Bowls, and he was a 4-time All-Pro selection. He won a Super Bowl ring with the Raiders in 1984.
In 1994, he signed with the team and only played there for one season.
In 1997, he returned to the Raiders and played for the team that drafted him.
Townsend is currently 16th on the NFL's all-time list for career sacks with 109.5. He also recovered 8 fumbles and returned three of them for touchdowns.
In 2012, Townsend partnered with Celebrity Publishing to release his memoir entitled "All Time."
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|Date of birth||November 3, 1961|
|Place of birth||Los Angeles, California|
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