Great NFL players you might have forgotten about
There are a lot of great NFL players out there, and although we praise many of them, you might have forgotten about some of the greatest ones we have ever had. We have therefore taken the time to dig up some of the greatest NFL players of all times, so that we may once again talk about their greatness on the field.
Although you can’t bet on all of these players at a new online casino anymore, they have managed great things on the field. Let us have a look at five great NFL players!
1. Lawrence Taylor
This great outside linebacker from Virginia used to play for the New York Giants from 1981 to 1993 and is considered one of the greatest defensive players of all time. He won several defensive awards and he is the only NFL player who has won the ‘AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year’ during his rookie year in the NFL.
2. Johnny Unitas
Unitas was born in Pennsylvania in 1933 and died in 2002. He played in the NFL for 18 seasons, primarily as quarterback for the Baltimore Colts. As the amazing player he once was, he was named ‘Most Valuable Player’ three times, in addition to 10 Pro Bowl awards and five first-team All-Pro honors. A true legend.
3. Don Hutson
Don (Donald) played end with the Green Bay Packers before becoming an assistant coach. Together with the Packers he won three NFL championship games! Hutson won 8 all-time All-Pro selections, four All-stars and two ‘Most Valuable Player’ awards during his 11 seasons on the field together with the Packers.
4. Sammy Baugh
Sammy (Samuel) passed away in 2008 as a 94-year-old NFL legend. He is best known for his position as quarterback, but also played both punter and safety throughout his career. From ‘37 to ‘52 Baugh played together with the Washington Redskins before he started his coaching career at Hardin-Simmons University. He ended his career as a professional coach for the New York Titans and the Houston Oilers.
5. Otto Graham
This quarterback played for the Cleveland Browns throughout his professional career. He is described as one of the most dominant players of his era. During his time as the quarterback, the Browns achieved 57 wins and only 13 losses. You may not be surprised that he has been called ‘as great of a quarterback as there ever was’.