Top 10 American Football Players of all time

10.Barry Sanders

Barry Sanders

-Position: Running Back -Team: Detroit Lion -Achievements: Pro Football HOF 2004, 10-time pro bowl -Well known for quickness and agility, Sanders united with the Lions in 1989 and immediately helped the team in winning the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

9. Johnny Unitas

Johnny Unitas

-Position: Quarterback -Team: Baltimore Colts and San Diego Chargers  -Achievements: a Super Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame (1979)  -Unitas set many NFL records and was named Most Valuable Player three times in 1959, 1964, and 1967, in addition he helped lead the Colts to four championship titles.

8. Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

-Position: Quarterback -Team: Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos  -Achievements: 2-time Super Bowl champion, 14-time Pro Bowl, 3-time second-team All-Pro, 2-time NFL Offensive Player of the Year, 2nd most passing yards in NFL history.

7. Reggie White

Reggie White

-Position: defensive end  -Team: Philadelphia Eagles, Carolina Panthers, and Green Bay Packers  -Achievements: Super Bowl champion in 1996, Hall of Fame, AP Defensive Player of the Year, 8-time first-team All-Pro  -He played at NFL for 15 seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. Reggie is also is one of the most adorned players in NFL history.

6.Joe Montana

Joe Montana

-Position: Quarterback -Team: San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs  -Achievements: Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000, 4-time Super Bowl champion, 3-time Super Bowl MVP -Popularly known with the nickname “Joe Cool” and “the Comeback Kid“. Montana has the most Super Bowl throws without an interception, at 127.

5.Walter Payton

Walter Payton

-Position: Running Back -Team: Chicago Bears -Achievements: 1 Super Bowl champion, Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993, Second leading rusher in NFL history.  -Many regard him as one of the greatest football players of all time.

4. Jim Brown

Jim Brown

-Position: Running Back -Team: Cleveland Browns  -Achievements:8-time First-Team All-Pro, Pro Football Hall of Fame, 9-time Pro Bowl.  -He’s the only running back in history to average over 100 yards rushing per game.

3. Lawrence Taylor

Lawrence Taylor

-Position: linebacker -Team: New York Giants -Achievements: 2-time Super Bowl champion, 9-time First-Team All-Pro - Taylor is both the first and currently only NFL player in history to win the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year award in his rookie season.

2. Tom Brady

Tom Brady

-Position: Quarterback -Team: New England Patriots, Tampa Bay Buccaneers  -Achievements: 4-time Super Bowl MVP, 3-time First-team All-Pro, 2009 Player of the Year.  -Brady later led the Patriots to 17 division titles which include 11 consecutive from 2009 to 2019, 13 AFC Championship Games.

1. Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice

-Position: Wide receiver -Team: San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders  -Achievements: 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame, 3-time Super Bowl champion, 13-time Pro Bowl, over 20,000 receiving yards in NFL history  -He has achieved more points than any other non-kicker in NFL history with 1,256.