Ultimate Ranking: The 100 Best Players in the National Football League

July 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL Network released its version of the top 100 players following the 2012 season. The highly controversial list obviously sparked some debate.
After all, what list ranking the 100 best players in the game isn't going to be controversial? 
Personally, I had my fair share of issues with the list. Whether it was the ridiculous bias toward the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens or the tendency to drastically overrate once-dominant players at the end of potential Hall of Fame careers, the list was far from my standards.
Then again, the list was compiled from input by players from around the league, so who am I to criticize it?
Anyway, I made my own list of the top 100 players in the National Football League. 
For my list, I made a point of rating players based on a combination of their 2012 season and the couple of seasons before. I mostly looked for trends. 
When a dominant running back like Maurice Jones-Drew struggles through an in...

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