Eric Winston, Right Tackle, Houston Texans: Not a highly decorated player, but we consider him a top-five right tackle. Earl Thomas, Safety, Seattle Seahawks: No rookie has made a bigger impact at safety since the late Sean Taylor. Brandon Moore, Offensive Guard, New York Jets: A powerful run blocker, Moore is the key to the Jets' outside run game. Now, once and for all, the question is addressed: Who are the Best of the Best? He has unmatched athletic ability and potential. Each player is presented by a noteworthy individual in the world of sports and entertainment talking about what made that player one of the greats. Steven Jackson, Running Back, St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 26, 2010 in St.
Asomugha allowed just 10 receptions on the 27 passes thrown his way during the 2010 season, and most importantly, Asomugha did not give up a touchdown all year. Michael Turner, Running Back, Atlanta Falcons: An underrated runner and key to the Falcons' success offensively. When he retired, Marino was the all-time leader in passing yards 61,361 and passing touchdowns 420. His ability to rush the passer helped the Philadelphia Eagles gain playoff success after years of losing. His 71 interceptions ranks third all-time. As an Eagle, White recorded 124 sacks.
His play earned him a number of accolades and awards. Jennings' numbers will only go up. The final episode, premiering on November 4, 2010, introduced the top 10 players of all time according to the panel. D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Offensive Tackle, New York Jets: The anchor to the Jets offensive line and a two-time Pro Bowl selection at left tackle. His consistency and production throughout his career are remarkable.
He's been an All-Pro, a Pro Bowler and received the team's 2010 Ed Block Courage Award. Smith was named first-team All-Pro in each of those years. With Page, the Vikings made four Super Bowl appearances. Mackey played in two of the first five Super Bowls and had a 75-yard touchdown catch in their Super Bowl V win over Dallas. Mackey added another dimension to the position as his breakaway speed made him a legitimate threat as a pass receiver.
Quarterbacks are overvalued for obvious reasons. With virtually no offensive support around him, Simpson carried the Bills throughout the 1970s. Greg Jennings, Wide Receiver, Green Bay Packers: Jennings made his first Pro Bowl in 2010 after being named to the All-Rookie team in 2006. Hillis is a key to the Browns' plans to rebuild their team. Age, a bad offensive line and too many missed passes in 2010 led us to moving Manning down the board slightly. Reggie Wayne, Wide Receiver, Indianapolis Colts: Despite his age, Wayne remains one of the best wide receivers in football. Phillips made his first Pro Bowl in 2010.
In four seasons, he's allowed only 19. A middle linebacker for his entire 15-year career, Ray Nitschke was the leader of Vince Lombardi's championship defenses in the 1960s. His value is not judged in stats alone, but in heart and leadership. Andre Gurode, Center, Dallas Cowboys: Gurode has made five straight Pro Bowls and two All-Pro teams as a center since 2007. Lawrence Timmons, Inside Linebacker, Pittsburgh Steelers: Timmons has yet to receive the attention of his teammates on defense, but he is the team leader in tackles and an emerging star at inside linebacker. Vernon Davis, Tight End, San Francisco 49ers: On a team with a better quarterback, Vernon Davis would be an All-Pro every year.
As a rookie, Olsen was voted to the Pro Bowl, marking the first of 14 such appearances. Peyton Hillis, Running Back, Cleveland Browns: A big, bruising runner who excelled in his first season as a featured back. Winston is everything you could want in a lineman. We're going to disagree, wholeheartedly. Baked into this list are a number of long-standing market variables.
Ryan Kalil, Center, Carolina Panthers: A Pro Bowl alternate in 2009 and 2010, Kalil is perhaps the most important player on the Panthers' entire roster. Perhaps the smartest quarterback to ever play the game, Peyton Manning has taken two franchises to the Super Bowl. A key to the success in Atlanta. Sanders was also an excellent returner, both on special teams and on interceptions. Joe Namath For more information Posted by Posted inUncategorized Tags: , Post navigation. That mark has been tied twice but has not yet been broken in over 60 years.
Brian Kalchik is a Houston Texans writer and featured writer for. He's quietly been one of the best left tackles in the business. He made the Pro Bowl in all but one year. Originally from San Diego, California, Junior Seau was the Chargers' first-round pick in 1990 and became one of the team's greatest players. In addition to being a good passer, Baugh was a star defensive back and an excellent punter. Season 1, Episode 1 September 3, 2010 Season 1, Episode 1 September 3, 2010 A countdown of pro football's top players begins with players ranked 100 through 91. Marino became a starter as a rookie and never relinquished it.
Who are the top 100 players of all time? Darnell Dockett, Defensive Tackle, Arizona Cardinals: A Pro Bowler in 2008, 2009 and 2010, Dockett is the leader on the Cardinals' young defensive line. Kris Dielman, Offensive Guard, San Diego Chargers: Dielman has made four straight Pro Bowls and was All-Pro in 2008 and 2009. Follow him on , like him on or add him to your network on. He quickly became the best receiver for the pass-happy Broncos. London Fletcher, Inside Linebacker, Washington Redskins: A rare undersized inside linebacker for a 3-4 defense, Fletcher defies the odds every Sunday. A first-round pick by the Baltimore Colts in 1957, offensive lineman Jim Parker became an elite lineman at two different positions for the Colts. Cameron Wake, Outside Linebacker, Miami Dolphins: Wake exploded on the scene in 2010 with a Pro Bowl and All-Pro season.