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David Michael Krieg is a former American football player in the role of quarterback. The nickname assigned to him is Mudbone.
|David Michael Krieg
|Date Of Birth
|October 20, 1958
|Iola, Wisconsin, U.S.
|American football player
Kansas City Chiefs
|6 ft 1 in
How was Dave Krieg childhood?
He was born on the 20th of October 1958 in Lol, Wisconsin. He is the son of Myron Krieg and JoAnn Krieg, and as siblings, he has two younger brothers.
Krieg spent the first 11 of his 19-year career with the Seattle Seahawks, hired in 1980 as a free agent not chosen in the draft. He spent the last few years of his career in the Kansas City Chiefs (1992-1993), Detroit Lions (1994), Arizona Cardinals (1995), Chicago Bears (1996), and finally Tennessee Oilers (1997-1998).
What is education of Dave?
Krieg was a son of a dairy farmer from Wisconsin. He spent his childhood and completed his high school at D.C Everest School, located in Schofield, Wisconsin. Later, he completed his college life at a private college, Milton college, from Milton, Wisconsin.
Dave Krieg started his career from his college life, where he finished his game as a quarterback with four passes (3 were for touchdowns), and later, he continued playing for the college.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Dave Krieg is an American by nationality.
He is 6’1” tall, weighing 88 KG. He has grey eyes with light brown hair. Dave’s body measurements are not available at the moment.
The zodiac sign of Dave is Libra.
How did Dave Krieg start his career?
Dave Krieg played 12 games in the playoffs completing 51.1 per cent of his passes (144 out of 282) for 1,895 past yards, 11 touchdowns, 10 interceptions, and 70.86 ratings. He also attempted 17 runs for 20 yards and 1 touchdown. He is the all-time leader of the Seahawks for career touchdown passes.
In the spring of 1989, Krieg competed on the NBC Superstars program in a series of physical tests that featured champions from various sports. Krieg finished third, behind Willie Gault and Herschel Walker. In basketball and rowing trials, he finished first, beating athletes like Randall Cunningham, Evander Holyfield, and Carl Lewis.
In 1989, Krieg struggled to lead, about slowed by injuries. Steve Largent fractured his elbow and retired at the end of the season. Other injuries slowed Curt Warner, and an ageing offensive line struggled to block for the racing game. Krieg thus had to rely on fullback John L. Williams. Even though the Seahawks only had a 7- record, Krieg played well.
Kansas City Chiefs
Krieg signed with Seattle’s then division rivals the Kansas City Chiefs, starting as a starter in the 1992 season, which ended with a 10-6 record, including a win over Seattle. His negative playoff performance away from the San Diego Chargers led to elimination. Before the 1993 season, the Chiefs signed Joe Montana, making him their starting quarterback.
Krieg nevertheless managed to see the field, replacing Montana in six games, including five as a starter, in place of the injured Hall of Famer. Montana and Krieg took the Chiefs to an 11–5 record, reaching the division title. In the playoffs, they went all the way to the conference final, where they were eliminated by the Buffalo Bills.
Awards and Achievements
Dave has been awarded “Pro Bowl” three times in 1984,18988, and 1989 followed by “NFL Completion Percentage Leader” in the year 1991 and also “Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor.”
Hall of Fame
Dave is one of the most underrated quarterbacks in the history of Football. As per the records, he should be in “The Hall of Fame,” and he should be honored with a golden jacket.
Stats and Records
Dave Krieg is one of the most prolific passers in NFL history, ranked in the top 15 in most passing categories. In 19 seasons, he played 213 games, completing 58.5 per cent of his passes (3,105 out of 5,311) for 38,147 past yards, 261 touchdowns, 199 interceptions, and an 81.5 rating. He also attempted 417 runs for 1,261 yards and 13 touchdowns and received 3 passes for 10 yards.
Dave Krieg is not available on any of the social media as he is an introvert. However, there are hashtags on his behalf of him. He is well represented in “#davekrieg” hashtags on both Instagram as well as Twitter.
How much is Dave Krieg net worth?
The net worth of Dave Krieg is expected to be more than $10 Million. The estimation is done as per the record of other players in the NFL, which ranges from $610 thousand to $30 Million. He has not revealed his net worth, although he is a real estate investor in America.
Overall, he lives a happy life from his income and his collection.