ProFootballFocus -- Top 101 Players of 2011

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  1. Playoffs

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    Through a collection of pieces we’ve put together the Official Pro Football Focus Top 101 players of the 2011 year.

    If you want some in depth explanation of why these players made the list then click on the following individual pieces to find out why.

    101-91 | 90-81 | 80-71 | 70-61 | 60-51 | 50-41 | 40-31 | 30-21 | 20-11 | 10-1

    (For what it’s worth no players had more representatives on the list than the Baltimore Ravens, Houston Texans, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers who had six. Only the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts had no players make the list.)
    1. Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers
    2. Justin Smith, DE, San Francisco 49ers
    3. Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints
    4. Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions
    5. Darrelle Revis, CB, New York Jets
    6. Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots
    7. Terrell Suggs, DE, Baltimore Ravens
    8. Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants
    9. Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Arizona Cardinals
    10. Jared Allen, DE, Minnesota Vikings
    11. Jason Peters, OT, Philadelphia Eagles
    12. Von Miller, OLB, Denver Broncos
    13. Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots
    14. NaVorro Bowman, ILB, San Francisco 49ers
    15. Maurice Jones-Drew, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
    16. Cameron Wake, OLB, Miami Dolphins
    17. Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, New York Giants
    18. Evan Mathis, OG, Philadelphia Eagles
    19. Geno Atkins, DT, Cincinnati Bengals
    20. Patrick Willis, ILB, San Francisco 49ers
    21. Jimmy Graham, TE, New Orleans Saints
    22. Chris Myers, OC, Houston Texans
    23. Trent Cole, DE, Philadelphia Eagles
    24. Wes Welker, WR, New England Patriots
    25. Lardarius Webb, CB, Baltimore Ravens
    26. DeMarcus Ware, OLB, Dallas Cowboys
    27. Carl Nicks, OG, New Orleans Saints
    28. Derrick Johnson, ILB, Kansas City Chiefs
    29. Arian Foster, RB, Houston Texans
    30. Johnathan Joseph, CB, Houston Texans
    31. LeSean McCoy, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
    32. Brian Cushing, ILB, Houston Texans
    33. Troy Polamalu, S, Pittsburgh Steelers
    34. Marshal Yanda, OG, Baltimore Ravens
    35. John Abraham, DE, Atlanta Falcons
    36. Sione Pouha, DT, New York Jets
    37. Victor Cruz, WR, New York Giants
    38. Clay Matthews, OLB, Green Bay Packers
    39. Aaron Hernandez, TE, New England Patriots
    40. Fred Jackson, RB, Buffalo Bills
    41. Daryl Smith, OLB, Jacksonville Jaguars
    42. Steve Smith, WR, Carolina Panthers
    43. Matt Forte, RB, Chicago Bears
    44. Cortland Finnegan, CB, Tennessee Titans
    45. Ray McDonald, DE, San Francisco 49ers
    46. Nick Mangold, OC, New York Jets
    47. Julius Peppers, DE, Chicago Bears
    48. Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
    49. Darren Sproles, RB, New Orleans Saints
    50. Hakeem Nicks, WR, New York Giants
    51. Tamba Hali, OLB, Kansas City Chiefs
    52. Jason Babin, DE, Philadelphia Eagles
    53. Jordy Nelson, WR, Green Bay Packers
    54. J.J. Watt, DE, Houston Texans
    55. Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings
    56. Marques Colston, WR, New Orleans Saints
    57. Calais Campbell, DE, Arizona Cardinals
    58. Ray Lewis, ILB, Baltimore Ravens
    59. Tyron Smith, OT, Dallas Cowboys
    60. Antonio Brown, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
    61. Percy Harvin, WR, Minnesota Vikings
    62. Brent Grimes, CB, Atlanta Falcons
    63. Mike Wallace, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
    64. Aldon Smith, OLB, San Francisco 49ers
    65. Duane Brown, OT, Houston Texans
    66. Eric Weddle, S, San Diego Chargers
    67. Joe Thomas, OT, Cleveland Browns
    68. James Harrison, OLB, Pittsburgh Steelers
    69. Brodrick Bunkley, DT, Denver Broncos
    70. Adrian Wilson, S, Arizona Cardinals
    71. Bryan Bulaga, OT, Green Bay Packers
    72. Jairus Byrd, S, Buffalo Bills
    73. Richard Seymour, DT, Oakland Raiders
    74. Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons
    75. John Sullivan, OC, Minnesota Vikings
    76. Stephen Tulloch, ILB, Detroit Lions
    77. Jay Ratliff, DT, Dallas Cowboys
    78. Carlos Rogers, CB, San Francisco 49ers
    79. Sean Weatherspoon, OLB, Atlanta Falcons
    80. Champ Bailey, CB, Denver Broncos
    81. Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
    82. Andrew Whitworth, OT, Cincinnati Bengals
    83. Kevin Williams, DT, Minnesota Vikings
    84. Tony Gonzalez, TE, Atlanta Falcons
    85. Ray Rice, RB, Baltimore Ravens
    86. Paul Posluszny, ILB, Jacksonville Jaguars
    87. Kam Chancellor, S, Seattle Seahawks
    88. Joe Haden, CB, Cleveland Browns
    89. Philip Rivers, QB, San Diego Chargers
    90. Haloti Ngata, DT, Baltimore Ravens
    91. Chris Long, DE, St Louis Rams
    92. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
    93. Asante Samuel, CB, Philadelphia Eagles
    94. Alan Branch, DT, Seattle Seahawks
    95. Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers
    96. London Fletcher, ILB, Washington Redskins
    97. Brian Orakpo, OLB, Washington Redskins
    98. Josh Sitton, OG, Green Bay Packers
    99. Richard Sherman, CB, Seattle Seahawks
    100. Erin Henderson, OLB, Minnesota Vikings
    101. Chris Gamble, CB, Carolina Panthers
     
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    Damn Myers #1 out of all the Texans.... Don't agree w/ Brady above E. Manning and MJD above Foster.
     
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    If only AJ and Schaub hadn't gotten injured, we could've had 8 players in the top 101.
     

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