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brakos82
05-15-2008, 07:08 PM
Basically, post the best NFL player in the modern era (1960-today) by going in numerical order.

I'll start us off:

0/00- Kenny Burrough, Houston Oilers

aj.
05-15-2008, 08:16 PM
With all due respect to one of our Ambassadors, the best player ever to wear 00 in the NFL, modern era or otherwise, was Jim Otto.

Brando
05-15-2008, 08:19 PM
1 - Warren Moon

D-ReK
05-15-2008, 08:51 PM
2 - David Akers (?)

edo783
05-15-2008, 09:06 PM
34
66
32 (hate to say that)
31
80

hookinreds
05-15-2008, 09:38 PM
With all due respect to one of our Ambassadors, the best player ever to wear 00 in the NFL, modern era or otherwise, was Jim Otto.

:hunter:

brakos82
05-15-2008, 09:43 PM
With all due respect to one of our Ambassadors, the best player ever to wear 00 in the NFL, modern era or otherwise, was Jim Otto.
Can he sing in a disco band? :bat:

kiwitexansfan
05-15-2008, 10:44 PM
#3 -

Off the top of my head: Joey Harrington :brickwall:

With research: Jan Stenerud, HOF Kicker

Pre-Modern era with research: Bronco Nagurski.

D-ReK
05-15-2008, 10:47 PM
4 - Brett Favre, obviously

kiwitexansfan
05-15-2008, 11:09 PM
4 - Brett Favre, obviously

One of the easier numbers in my book, can't even think of any competition.

kiwitexansfan
05-15-2008, 11:15 PM
2 - David Akers (?)

Correct..... unless you think this guy should get the nod.

http://images.usatoday.com/sports/nfl/_photos/2006-03-22-in-brooks.jpg

Rex King
05-16-2008, 12:29 PM
5 - McNabb, Paul Hornung. Coulda been
http://www.reggiebush25.com/reggie-bush-5.jpg


Good luck with no. 6.

Texan_Bill
05-16-2008, 12:40 PM
LMAO!!

All I could come up with for #6 is....








Wait.........










Bubby Brister

D-ReK
05-16-2008, 01:01 PM
7 - John Elway, obviously

Texan_Bill
05-16-2008, 01:04 PM
#8 - Steve Young?

Errant Hothy
05-16-2008, 01:11 PM
#8 - Steve Young?

Or is it Troy?

D-ReK
05-16-2008, 01:13 PM
Or is it Troy?

I'd go with Aikman...or Carr.

HOU-TEX
05-16-2008, 01:22 PM
#8 - Steve Young?

#8 Matt Schaub :fans:

kiwitexansfan
05-16-2008, 07:39 PM
#9

Tony Romo off the top of my head.

Sonny Jurgenson with research.

TexansLucky13
05-16-2008, 07:44 PM
#10

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.tmz.com/media/2008/05/0516_vince_young2.jpg

Hands down.

:sarcasm:

swtbound07
05-16-2008, 08:02 PM
#11

Tommy Thompson, qb, eagles.

aj.
05-16-2008, 08:03 PM
3 - I would say Lamonica over Stenerud.

4- Favre

5 - Hornung

8 - Larry Wilson and Archie Manning deserve mention but Young is the one.

Brando
05-16-2008, 08:13 PM
3 - I would say Lamonica over Stenerud.

4- Favre

5 - Hornung

8 - Larry Wilson and Archie Manning deserve mention but Young is the one.

#10 Fran Tarkenton?

#11 Norm Van Brocklin?


#12 I go with Tom Brady with an edge over Terry Bradshaw.

aj.
05-16-2008, 08:19 PM
Phil Simms is the best 11 I can think of off the top of my head in the modern era. Joe Kapp never did it for me.

There were a lot of really good 12's ... Bob Griese, Joe Namath, and Roger Staubach to name a few in addition to Brady and Bradshaw.

Marino has 13 wrapped up.

Ray Guy wore 9, right?

kiwitexansfan
05-16-2008, 08:20 PM
#10

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.tmz.com/media/2008/05/0516_vince_young2.jpg

Hands down.

:sarcasm:

I had no idea who that was.....

VY < Kordell Stewart.

Brando
05-16-2008, 08:22 PM
Phil Simms is the best 11 I can think of off the top of my head in the modern era. Joe Kapp never did it for me.

There were a lot of really good 12's ... Bob Griese, Joe Namath, and Roger Staubach to name a few in addition to Brady and Bradshaw.

Marino has 13 wrapped up.

Ray Guy wore 9, right?

Sorry I forgot it has to be 1960-present.

Ray Guy wore #8.

kiwitexansfan
05-16-2008, 09:36 PM
#14

http://i1.chargers.com/assets/043/20814_282wh.jpg

Dan Fouts

jgl35
05-17-2008, 07:50 AM
15- Bart Starr

16 Joe Montana

Brando
05-17-2008, 09:05 AM
Take your pick......

#17 Doug Williams or Don Meredith

brakos82
05-17-2008, 12:40 PM
18... I'm taking Peyton

19... The other Colts QB - Johnny U

drewmar74
05-17-2008, 01:11 PM
#20 = Barry Sanders.

Period. End of discussion.

brakos82
05-17-2008, 01:37 PM
#20 = Barry Sanders.

Period. End of discussion.
No it's not. We still have 21-99 to do. :bat:

Brando
05-17-2008, 02:04 PM
#21 - LaDanian Tomlinson

brakos82
05-17-2008, 02:15 PM
22 Emmitt Smith

D-ReK
05-17-2008, 07:19 PM
23 - Devin Hester (?)

aj.
05-17-2008, 08:24 PM
23 Mike Wagner Steelers.

Terry Metcalf, Deion and Cliff Branch are all notable 21's.

http://perez-rogers.org/images/Oakland_Raiders/Oakland_Raiders_Super_Bowl_XI_Willie_Brown.jpg

D-ReK
05-17-2008, 08:47 PM
25 - Fred Biletnikoff

Hottoddie
05-17-2008, 08:59 PM
Let's not forget the "D".

26 - Herb Adderley (CB)
27 - Ken Houston (SS)

Brando
05-17-2008, 09:03 PM
#26 Matt Stevens j/k


#26 Rod Woodson

brakos82
05-18-2008, 11:13 AM
Umm... 28 Marshall Faulk

Brando
05-18-2008, 11:16 AM
Let's not forget the "D".

26 - Herb Adderley (CB)
27 - Ken Houston (SS)

Honorable mention #27 Eddie George.



#29 - Eric Dickerson

brakos82
05-18-2008, 11:19 AM
Honorable mention #27 Eddie George.



#29 - Eric Dickerson
I'll throw Rasheen Mathis in the #27 mix.

brakos82
05-18-2008, 11:19 AM
Terrell Davis for #30.

kiwitexansfan
05-18-2008, 04:40 PM
I'm going to be biased and throw in one of the best Texan's we've had in here, Aaron Glenn for #31.

Brando
05-18-2008, 04:55 PM
#32 Jim Brown

http://blog.syracuse.com/orangefootball/large_AP651114049.jpg

kiwitexansfan
05-18-2008, 05:01 PM
#33 Tony Dorsett

Brando
05-18-2008, 05:02 PM
#34 Earl Campbell

http://haptonstall.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/07/02/earl_campbell.gif

brakos82
05-18-2008, 05:34 PM
#34 Earl Campbell

http://haptonstall.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/07/02/earl_campbell.gif
Well DUH. :user: Walter Peyton's a close second though.

Brando
05-18-2008, 05:36 PM
Well DUH. :user: Walter Peyton's a close second though.


My homer pick, that was. Go either way, it could. ;)

kiwitexansfan
05-18-2008, 05:40 PM
Can I go back and throw #19 - Keyshawn Johnson and #21 Deion Sanders out there.

Brando
05-18-2008, 05:45 PM
#35 The Nigerian Nightmare - Christian Okoye

#36 Jerome Bettis

D-ReK
05-18-2008, 06:33 PM
37 - Shaun Alexander

kiwitexansfan
05-18-2008, 07:01 PM
#35 The Nigerian Nightmare - Christian Okoye

Try Aeneas Williams, one of my all time favourites.

jgl35
05-19-2008, 06:51 AM
Under number 37 I would like to inclued Jimmy Johnson, cb, of the 49'ers. Some today might not remember him. He played from 1961-1976. Went to 5 pro bowls and had 47 interceptions.

But what made him special was other teams avoided throwing in his area of the field. He also played the run well and tackled like a linebacker.

His number is retired by the 49'ers and he is a member of the pro football hall of fame.

HOU-TEX
05-19-2008, 09:45 AM
#26 Matt Stevens j/k


#26 Rod Woodson

Reason for bannage! JK :)

Seriously, I don't care how good he was, he always has been and always will be a dumbass.

Brando
05-19-2008, 09:50 AM
Reason for bannage! JK :)

Seriously, I don't care how good he was, he always has been and always will be a dumbass.

lol I didn't say I liked him. I always hated him especially in the late 80's early 90's. He was the best player that I could think of with the #26.

I was thinking about picking Clinton Portis but I think Woodson was the better player. Yep, I hate saying that.

kiwitexansfan
05-19-2008, 05:25 PM
I'm struggling with #38 so I'm just going to go with the human torch, Demarcus Faggins.

Now that is out the way #39 is Larry Csonka.

D-ReK
05-19-2008, 05:28 PM
I'm struggling with #38 so I'm just going to go with the human torch, Demarcus Faggins.

Now that is out the way #39 is Larry Csonka.

The only noteworthy player I could think of with 38 is Roy Williams of the Cowboys. 38 is a really bad number apparently.

40 - Gale Sayers

Texan_Bill
05-19-2008, 05:37 PM
#38 Arnie Herber
#39 Larry Csonka (kiwitexansfan)
#40 Gale Sayers (D-Rek)
#41 Terrence Newman......................... BOOOOOOOOoooooo!!!!
#42 Ronnie Lott

D-ReK
05-19-2008, 08:39 PM
43 - Don Perkins

aj.
05-19-2008, 09:16 PM
A few to consider -- not sure if these were posted ... sry didn't bother to look:

#26 Rod Woodson, Lydell Mitchell

#27 Steve Atwater (owner of the best miked up highlight ever) & Eddie George

#28 Darrell Green and Ahmad Rashad

#29 Eric Dickerson and Harold Jackson

#30 Ron Johnson, Mark van Eeghen, Bill Brown, Mike Rozier

#31 Jim Taylor

For the non-RB 32's don't forget Mike Curtis *subject of one of the best NFL Folly clips ever) and Jack Tatum.

kiwitexansfan
05-20-2008, 03:05 AM
#38 Arnie Herber
#39 Larry Csonka (kiwitexansfan)
#40 Gale Sayers (D-Rek)
#41 Terrence Newman......................... BOOOOOOOOoooooo!!!!
#42 Ronnie Lott

Fixed it for you!

Greatest player ever.

jgl35
05-20-2008, 07:43 AM
44- John Riggins
Floyd Little

Texan_Bill
05-20-2008, 08:02 AM
Fixed it for you!

Greatest player ever.

:goodpost: Right!! My bad for not emphasizing him enough....!! :thisbig:

Texan_Bill
05-20-2008, 08:05 AM
#45 - Emlen Tunnell
#46 - Lou Groza
#47 - Mel Blount
#48 - Daryl "Moose" Johnston - BOOOOOoooooooo!!!
#49 - Bobby Mitchell

#50 - Mike Singletary

Brando
05-20-2008, 08:55 AM
#51 Dick Butkus


Honorable mention

#51 Sam Mills

BigBull17
05-20-2008, 11:40 AM
#52...Am I gonna have to throw out there Samaray? Ray Lewis.

Texan_Bill
05-20-2008, 11:42 AM
#52...Am I gonna have to throw out there Samaray? Ray Lewis.

Just can't do it...

For #52, I have to go Dr. Doom Robert Brazile.

Brando
05-20-2008, 07:03 PM
#53 Harry Carson

kiwitexansfan
05-20-2008, 07:51 PM
Time for another personal favourite of mine #54 Chris Spielman.

Maybe not one of the all-time greats but a really good one.

Rex King
05-20-2008, 08:43 PM
Try Aeneas Williams, one of my all time favourites.

Yep. Sterling example of you got to play for a winner to get any media recognition.

jgl35
05-21-2008, 08:01 AM
55- Junior Seau
56- Lawrence Taylor

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 08:18 AM
Drew a blank so........... #57 Lamar Lathon.

StarStruck
05-21-2008, 09:44 AM
59 Dat Nguyen

Brando
05-21-2008, 09:52 AM
Drew a blank so........... #57 Lamar Lathon.



#58 Jack Lambert

#59 DeMeco Ryans

Vinny
05-21-2008, 09:57 AM
anyone want to guess who this famous number 60 is?

http://www.playitusa.com/nflhistory/images/494.jpg

HOU-TEX
05-21-2008, 10:05 AM
anyone want to guess who this famous number 60 is?

http://www.playitusa.com/nflhistory/images/494.jpg

Texas boy Tommy Nobis

Brando
05-21-2008, 10:05 AM
Tommy Nobis, Didn't the Oilers have a chance to draft him or something?

edit: They did draft him but Atlanta(NFL) drafted him also and were able to sign him before the Oilers(AFL) did.


From Oiler Blues written by John Pirkle......

Nobis wanted to play near home. He also wanted to play in the NFL. To the dismay of the NFL, The Houston based crew of Gemini 7 sent a message from space encouraging Nobis to stay in Texas. With the help of his "friends in high places," Bud thought they had a deal and grandly suggested the signing occur in his company airplane while high above Memorial Stadium in Austin. The papers blared,"Nobis to be Houston Property By Dark." But the theatrics did not suit well with the conservative Nobis. Other NFL clubs pitched in so the Falcons could afford Nobis. Nobis turned into another great one that got away. Adams called the loss "one of the low points of my career and owner."

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 10:07 AM
Tommy Nobis??!?

*EDIT*

Brando and HOU-TEX beat me to it.. Good job guys.

HOU-TEX
05-21-2008, 10:09 AM
Chuck Bednarik's another #60

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 10:11 AM
Chuck Bednarik's another #60

Have you seen his hands... Dude's got fingers going every direction except straight.

Brando
05-21-2008, 10:35 AM
#61 Curly Culp

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 10:53 AM
With all due respect to one of our Ambassadors, the best player ever to wear 00 in the NFL, modern era or otherwise, was Jim Otto.

agreed, further it isn't even close.

HOU-TEX
05-21-2008, 10:56 AM
#62 Jim Langer

#63 Mike Munchak

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 11:00 AM
Just can't do it...

For #52, I have to go Dr. Doom Robert Brazile.

that's two of us.

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 11:03 AM
anyone want to guess who this famous number 60 is?

http://www.playitusa.com/nflhistory/images/494.jpg

Tommy Nobbis. Best LB no one ever heard of. They got another one down there right now.

HOU-TEX
05-21-2008, 11:06 AM
#64 Randall McDaniel

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 11:13 AM
#65 Elvin Bethea

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 11:15 AM
#62 Jim Langer

#63 Mike Munchak

Bobby Bell . Some say Bobby Bell was the best LB....ever.
http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=191

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 11:16 AM
#66 Nick Buoniconti
NOPE... Can't do that. He's one of those Miami bittermen...



#66 Larry Little

*EDIT*

Duh... Ray Nitschke

HOU-TEX
05-21-2008, 11:37 AM
#67 Bob Kuechenberg

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 11:38 AM
Time for another personal favourite of mine #54 Chris Spielman.

Maybe not one of the all-time greats but a really good one.

http://www.dallascowboys.com/history_roh.cfm?player=howley

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 11:47 AM
87, Willie Davis
http://www.packers.com/history/hall_of_famers/davis_willie/

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 12:04 PM
73. John Hannah

http://www.patriots.com/alumni/index.cfm?ac=alumnibiosdetail&bio=59

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:08 PM
lol What happened to 68-72?

HOU-TEX
05-21-2008, 12:08 PM
87, Willie Davis
http://www.packers.com/history/hall_of_famers/davis_willie/

73. John Hannah

http://www.patriots.com/alumni/index.cfm?ac=alumnibiosdetail&bio=59

Dude! #68 comes after #67. Let's stay sequential

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 12:11 PM
#67 Bob Kuechenberg


# 68 ? Steeler DT, Ernie Holmes ?

# 75 David Deacon Jones. Joe Green.

http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=108

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 12:11 PM
#68 Joe DeLamielleure

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 12:12 PM
#69 Chester Pitts :doot:

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:15 PM
#69 Jared Allen

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 12:15 PM
#70 Art Donovan (Not the greatest, but one of the funniest)

But my heart tells me Dean Steinkuhler

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:18 PM
#70 Leonard Davis, Jim Marshall


Art Donovan's last season was 1961.

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 12:19 PM
#70 Art Donovan (Not the greatest, but one of the funniest)

But my heart tells me Dean Steinkuhler

Wasn't Munzo 70 also ? er 78

Art Shell, Jackie Slater was 78 also. good luck with that 1.

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:19 PM
#70 Art Donovan (Not the greatest, but one of the funniest)

But my heart tells me Dean Steinkuhler

He was funny!

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:20 PM
Wasn't Munzo 70 also ?


Anthony Munoz? He was 78.

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 12:21 PM
Wasn't Munzo 70 also ? er 78

If you meant Anthony Munoz, I beleive he was #78

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:22 PM
#71 Richard Byrd, couldn't think of any other player.

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:23 PM
#72 Ed "Too Tall" Jones

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:26 PM
73. John Hannah

http://www.patriots.com/alumni/index.cfm?ac=alumnibiosdetail&bio=59

#74 Bruce Mathews

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 12:30 PM
#74 Bruce Mathews

Pretty fair Pair of guards right there.

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 12:34 PM
# 75's David Deacon Jones. Joe Green.

http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=108

Pick one

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:36 PM
# 75 Mean Joe Greene.



#76 Steve Hutchinson


Honorable mention - Steve Mckinney. Not a great player but an Original Texan.

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 12:45 PM
81 will be tough two great DE's and TO

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:46 PM
#77 Korey Stringer

#78 Bruce Smith
#79 Ray Childress
#80 Jerry Rice

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 12:51 PM
#77 Korey Stringer

#78 Bruce Smith
#79 Ray Childress
#80 Jerry Rice

I take the Tackle Munoz. Bruce slipped bit at the end. Munoz never did.

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 12:52 PM
81. Carl Eller, Doug adkins or TO

http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=17
http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=63

Brando
05-21-2008, 12:56 PM
I take the Tackle Munoz. Bruce slipped bit at the end. Munoz never did.

Good point.

#82 John Stallworth

threetoedpete
05-21-2008, 01:01 PM
Good point.

#82 John Stallworth

http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=25

The Dream
05-21-2008, 01:15 PM
10????.....................VIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIINCE!!!! :smiliedance:

Texan_Bill
05-21-2008, 01:19 PM
#10

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.tmz.com/media/2008/05/0516_vince_young2.jpg



Dream... vincent was already chosen for #10.

The Dream
05-21-2008, 01:23 PM
i know I'm just being a jackass.......

Brando
05-21-2008, 01:32 PM
#83 Mark Clayton(Dolphins), Andre Reed

Oiler connection - Tim Smith

StarStruck
05-21-2008, 06:58 PM
80 Jerry Rice
81 Terrell Owens
82 Jason Witten
83 Terry Glenn
84 Jay Novacek
85 Jack Youngblood
86 Hines Ward
87 Reggie Wayne
88 The Playmaker

jgl35
05-22-2008, 07:49 AM
82- Raymond Berry
86-Buck Buchanan
88- Alan Page
89- Gino Marchetti

Texan_Bill
05-22-2008, 07:52 AM
#90 Mario Williams :doot:

Brando
05-22-2008, 09:34 AM
#91 Amobi Okoye

#92 Reggie White

StarStruck
05-22-2008, 11:30 AM
91 Demarcus Ware

HOU-TEX
05-22-2008, 11:33 AM
91 Omobi Okoye

That's better :thisbig:

Brando
05-22-2008, 11:36 AM
91 Demarcus Ware

I thought Demarcus Ware was #94?

#93 Robert Lyles,Dwight Freeney

Showtime100
05-22-2008, 11:43 AM
#94 Charles Haley

Texan_Bill
05-22-2008, 11:47 AM
#91 Johnny Meads..... no?

Brando
05-22-2008, 11:50 AM
#91 Johnny Meads..... no?

Yes, that is a good choice also. Meads and Lyles were good linebackers.


#95 William Fuller, Richard Dent

#96 Sean Jones, Cortez Kennedy?