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12 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 12 in NFL History

It is officially 12 days 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 12 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #12. 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 #12 in NFL history.

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Best Players to Wear 12 in NFL History

1) Tom Brady, QB (2000-Present)

NFL Draft: 2000, Round 6, Pick 199 to the New England Patriots

15x Pro Bowl | 3x All-Pro

NFL MVP (2007, 2010, 2017)

Offensive Player of the Year (2007, 2010)



84,520 Passing Yards, 624 TD-203 INT

NFL Records for most career quarterback wins (243), career passing attempts (11,317), passing completions (7,263), passing touchdowns (624), passing yards, (84,520), pass completions in a season (485), and longest touchdown pass (99 yards).

2) Aaron Rodgers, QB (2005-Present)

NFL Draft: 2005, Round 1, Pick 24 to the Green Bay Packers

10x Pro Bowl | 4x All-Pro

NFL MVP (2011, 2014, 2020, 2021)

Super Bowl Champion, SB MVP (XLV)

55,360 Passing Yards, 449 TD-93 INT

NFL Records for passer rating in a season (122.5), lowest interception percentage in a season (0.3%), consecutive passes without an interception (402), lowest career interception rate (1.3%), best career touchdown to interception ratio (4.83).

3) Terry Bradshaw, QB (1970-83)

NFL Draft: 1970, Round 1, Pick 1 to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Hall of Fame

3x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

NFL MVP (1978)

Super Bowl Champion (IX, X, XIII, XIV)

Super Bowl MVP (XIII, XIV)

27,989 Passing Yards, 212 TD-210 INT

4) Bob Griese, QB (1967-80)

NFL Draft: 1967, Round 1, Pick 4 to the Miami Dolphins

Hall of Fame

8x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

Super Bowl Champion (VII, VIII)

25,092 Passing Yards, 192 TD-172 INT

5) Jim Kelly, QB (1986-96)

NFL Draft: 1983, Round 1, Pick 14 to the Buffalo Bills

Hall of Fame

5x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

35,467 Passing Yards, 237 TD-175 INT

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