NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Ron Heller 73 T 1984-87 58 56
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
Penn State 6-6 280 25-Aug-62
How acquiredHow left
4th round pick 1984 Trade - Seattle - 1988
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Profile
Started for four seasons at tackle and was one of the scrappiest, hardest-working players on the roster. Got into a fight with Ray Perkins in a 1987 game in New Orleans when he urged the team at half-time "don't quit" and Perkins only heard the last word and started a ruck with him. The feud continued after the game and at the end of the season, Perkins traded Heller to the Seahawks, who then traded him on to Philadelphia where he started for another four seasons, followed by three more in Miami before retiring to the Bay Area. Definitely one that got away. Caught a TD pass on a tackle-eligible play at the end of another Leeman Bennett-coached blowout in the 1986 season.

1984 1985 1986 1987
GamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStarts
16 14 16 16 16 16 10 10

Receiving
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1986 1 1 1.0 1 1
Total 1 1 1.0 1 1
Special Teams' Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1984 1
Total 1