Best NFL Player by Jersey Number: 00-49

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Ronnie Lott

An All-Pro free safety who intimidated wide receivers with his bone-crushing hits, Lott won four Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers. He earned All-Pro honors at three positions (cornerback, free safety, strong safety).

Runner-up: Sid Luckman

Worthy of consideration: Ricky Bell, Charlie Conerly, Dick Hoak, Chuck Muncie, Gerald Riggs, Charley Taylor, Paul Warfield, Chris Warren


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