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PETER KING
September 27, 2010
Of the NFL's 300-plus sets of siblings, these five join the Mannings as all-timers
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September 27, 2010

Football Families

Of the NFL's 300-plus sets of siblings, these five join the Mannings as all-timers

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KEITH BROWNER, LB, 1984--88

The four Browner brothers totaled 27 NFL seasons for nine franchises. Most notable among the quartet were Joey, a six-time Pro Bowl safety for the Vikings in the '80s and '90s, and Ross, the Bengals' best defensive lineman of the late '70s and early '80s.

AL NESSER, OL, 1920--28, '31

FRANK NESSER, FB, 1920--26

FRED NESSER, E, 1921

JOHN NESSER, OL, 1921

PHIL NESSER, OL, 1920--21

TED NESSER, OL, 1920--21

Six brothers! Five played on one of the original NFL teams, the Columbus Panhandles, in 1921. Al—a guard, end and center—had the longest career, playing 10 seasons for three teams.

RONDE BARBER, CB, 1997--present

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