The NFL’s 100 Best Current Players, 20-11

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20.) Jammal Brown, Left Tackle, New Orleans
It’s a little ridiculous how one season on injured reserve can make people forget about you. Jammal Brown has universally been considered one of the game’s best and all of a sudden he’s fodder?

Well that is how it seems via word of mouth.

Some of those that have undertaken this stance try and justify it with the fact that Brown has recently been placed on the trading block. What these people fail to realize is that this has more do with NFL politics rather than on the field of play.

If you look at film on Brown – at least from 2006 to 2008 – you can see how great of a pass blocking force he is. In fact, I would wager that as a pure pass blocker he was far and away the league’s best.

Over that aforementioned span it is no secret that the Saints loved to throw the ball. In fact, they threw the ball so much that their quar...

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