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17 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 17 in NFL History

It is officially 17 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 17 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #17. 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 #17 in NFL history.

Best Players to Wear 17 in NFL History philip rivers
Credit: K.C. Alfred/Chicago Tribune

Best Players to Wear 17 in NFL History

1) Philip Rivers, QB (2004-20)

NFL Draft: 2004, Round 1, Pick 4 to the New York Giants

8x Pro Bowl

63,440 Passing Yards, 421 TD-209 INT

2) Dave Krieg, QB (1980-98)

NFL Draft:

3x Pro Bowl

38,147 Passing Yards, 261 TD-199 INT

3) Jim Hart, QB (1967-84)

NFL Draft:

4x Pro Bowl

34,665 Passing Yards, 209 TD-247 INT

4) Steve DeBerg, QB (1978-98)

NFL Draft: 1977, Round 10, Pick 275 to the Dallas Cowboys

34,241 Passing Yards, 196 TD-204 INT

5) Harold Carmichael, WR (1971-84)

NFL Draft: 1971, Round 7, Pick 161 to the Philadelphia Eagles

Hall of Fame

4x Pro Bowl

590 Rec, 8,985 Yards, 79 TD


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