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SI PLAYERS NFL POLL
November 19, 2007
Not counting quarterback, what is the most important position in football?
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November 19, 2007

Si Players Nfl Poll

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Not counting quarterback, what is the most important position in football?

Center 15%

Running back 15%

Cornerback 14%

Offensive tackle 13%

Linebacker 13%

FAST FACTS
Wide receiver drew just 0.8% of the vote, the same as punter.... Bears center Olin Kreutz (above right) has been named to six consecutive Pro Bowls.... Vikings rookie running back Adrian Peterson (above left), who left Sunday's game with a knee injury, leads the NFL with 1,081 rushing yards.... Kicker drew 7.9% of the vote.... Nearly 70% of QBs picked an offensive-line position.

[Based on a survey of 278 NFL players] ? For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to SI.com/players.

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