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1 Day Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 1 in NFL History

It is officially one day until the official kickoff of the 2022 NFL season! As our official countdown here on FlurrySports, we will be releasing the best players to ever wear the jersey number of the number of days remaining. Follow along to keep track of how many days until the NFL season, and share who YOU think the best player to ever wear that jersey number is! Click here to see the best NFL players from yesterday.

With one day until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #1. Of course, some of the all-time greats at this number will still be playing this season. They have the ability to continue rising up the list! The official ranking of these players is based on the Approximate Value (AV) from Pro Football Reference.

Without further ado, here are the all-time best players to wear #1 in NFL history.

Best Players to Wear 1 in NFL History Cam Newton
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Best Players to Wear 1 in NFL History

1) Warren Moon, QB (1984-2000)

NFL Draft: Undrafted

Hall of Fame

9x Pro Bowl

NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1990)

49,325 Passing Yards, 291 TD-233 INT, 1,736 Rushing Yards, 22 TDs

2) Cam Newton, QB (2011-22)

NFL Draft: 2011, Round 1, Pick 1 to the Carolina Panthers

3x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

NFL MVP, Offensive Player of the Year (2015)

32,382 Passing Yards, 194 TD-123 INT, 5,628 Rushing Yards, 75 TDs

NFL Records for the most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback (75), most rushing TDs by a QB in a season (14) and most rushing attempts by a QB (1,118).

3) Gary Anderson, K (1982-2004)

NFL Draft: 1982, Round 7, Pick 171 to the Buffalo Bills

4x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

538/672 FGs, 55-Yard Long, 99.2% on PATs

4) Jason Elam, K (1993-2009)

NFL Draft: 1993, Round 3, Pick 70 to the Denver Broncos

3x Pro Bowl

Super Bowl Champion (XXXII, XXXIII)

436/540 FGs, 63-Yard Long, 99.4% on PATs

5) Garo Yepremian, K (1966-81)

NFL Draft: Undrafted

2x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

Super Bowl Champion (VII, VIII)

210/313 FGs, 54-Yard Long, 95.7% on PATs

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