Best NFL Player by Jersey Number: 00-49

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Troy Polamalu

In the spirit of great Steeler defenders, Polamalu is a game-changing safety, a hard-hitting force with speed and great anticipation. He is a five-time Pro Bowl selection.

Runner-up: Larry Brown

Worthy of consideration: Steve Foley, Cliff Harris, Don Perkins, Roynell Young, Jim Norton

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