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27 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 27 in NFL History

It is officially 27 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 27 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #27. 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 #27 in NFL history.

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Best Players to Wear 27 in NFL History

1) Steve Atwater, S (1989-99)

NFL Draft: 1989, Round 1, Pick 20 to the Denver Broncos

Hall of Fame

8x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

Super Bowl Champion (XXXII, XXXIII)

24 INT, 6 FF, 1 Defensive TD

2) Eddie George, RB (1996-2004)

NFL Draft: Round 1, Pick 14 to the Houston Oilers

4x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

10,441 Rush Yards, 2,227 Rec Yards, 78 Combined TDs

3) Malcolm Jenkins, S (2009-Present)

NFL Draft: 2009, Round 1, Pick 14 to the New Orleans Saints

3x Pro Bowl

Super Bowl Champion (XLIV, LII)

21 INT, 20 FF, 13.5 Sacks, 8 Defensive TDs

4) Gary Garrison, WR (1966-76)

NFL Draft: 1965, Round 1, Pick 6 to the San Diego Chargers

4x Pro Bowl

405 Rec, 7,538 Yards, 58 TDs

5) Ken Houston, S (1973-80)

NFL Draft: 1967, Round 9, Pick 214 to the Houston Oilers

Hall of Fame

12x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

49 INT, 4 Sacks, 10 Defensive TDs

NFL Record for most interceptions returned for a touchdown in a single season (4).


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