Best NFL Player by Jersey Number: 00-49

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Jim Taylor

As one of the offensive pillars of Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay attack, Taylor rushed for 8,597 yards, caught 225 passes and scored 558 points. He had 19 rushing touchdowns in 1962.

Runner-up: Donnie Shell

Worthy of consideration: William Andrews, Priest Holmes, Wilbert Montgomery

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