The NFL’s 100 Best Current Players: Players 90-81

June 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

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90.) Ray Rice, Halfback, BAL
If you have ever read anything that I have written before than you know that I do not like to include players with one good year as elite. Ray Rice manages to be one of the few exceptions to this rule.

Rice is one of those players that did something so amazing in their first year that they cannot be ignored. In fact, it is with a straight face that I can say that Ray Rice was arguably the most impressive halfback in the National Football League last season. That’s right… arguably better than Chris Johnson.

While Chris Johnson came away with the NFL single-season record for all-purpose yards I think that most people would agree that it was Ray Rice who was the league’s best all-purpose back. Rice ran for an impressive 1,300 yards but he made up for this total by bringing in 78 receptions for over 700 yards. Those numbers alone are impressive but it is when you examine th...

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