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34 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 34 in NFL History

It is officially 34 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 34 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #34. 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 #34 in NFL history.

Best Players to Wear 34 in NFL History walter payton
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Best Players to Wear 36 in NFL History

1) Walter Payton, RB (1975-87)

NFL Draft: 1975, Round 1, Pick 4 to the Chicago Bears

Hall of Fame

9x Pro Bowl | 5x All-Pro

NFL MVP (1977)

NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1977)

Super Bowl Champion (XX)

16,726 Rush Yards, 4,538 Rec Yards, 125 Combined TDs

NFL Record for most consecutive starts by a running back (170).

2) Thurman Thomas, RB (1988-2000)

NFL Draft: 1988, Round 2, Pick 40 to the Buffalo Bills

Hall of Fame

5x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

NFL MVP (1991)

NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1991)

12,074 Rush Yards, 4,458 Rec Yards, 88 Combined TDs

3) Cornell Green, CB (1962-74)

NFL Draft: Undrafted in 1962

5x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

Super Bowl Champion (VI)

34 INT, 2.5 Sacks, 4 Defensive TDs

4) Andy Russell, LB (1966-76)

NFL Draft: 1963, Round 16, Pick 220 to the Pittsburgh Steelers

7x Pro Bowl

Super Bowl Champion (IX, X)

18 INT, 38 Sacks, 1 Defensive TD

5) Herschel Walker, RB (1986-97)

NFL Draft: 1985, Round 5, Pick 114 to the Dallas Cowboys

2x Pro Bowl

8,225 Rush Yards, 4,859 Rec Yards, 82 Combined TDs

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