San Francisco 49ers: Is Jerry Rice the Greatest NFL Player of All Time?

November 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former San Francisco 49ers star wide receiver Jerry Rice has been recognized as the greatest player of all time according to an NFL Network Top 100 ranking. Ever since they published the list, they've drawn controversy from football fans.
Regardless of the various opinions swirling around, I continue to firmly believe that the NFL Network made a wise decision. Jerry Rice is definitely the greatest player in NFL history.
Frankly, Rice could do it all; he has the accolades to show for it. The wideout played for 20 seasons was an 11-time All-Pro and holds virtually every statistical category for receivers—by far. He had hands of glue, ran precise routes and was arguably the best ever in terms of making plays after the catch. All in all, No. 80 was simply dominant.
What impressed me the most about Rice was the fact that he was at his best at the biggest stage. Whether it be beating Deion Sanders, who's the best cornerback of all time, or putting on ...

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