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45 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 45 in NFL History

It is officially 45 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 45 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #45. 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 #45 in NFL history.

Best Players to Wear 45 in NFL History
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Best Players to Wear 45 in NFL History

1) Dave Grayson, DB (1961-70)

NFL Draft: Undrafted in 1961

6x Pro Bowl | 4x All-Pro

48 INT, 5 Defensive TDs

2) Gary Fencik, S (1976-87)

NFL Draft: 1976, Round 10, Pick 281 to the Miami Dolphins

2x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

Super Bowl Champion (XX)

38 INT, 4 Sacks, 1 Defensive TDs

3) Ed Sharockman, CB (1961-72)

NFL Draft: 1961, Round 5, Pick 57 to the Minnesota Vikings

NFL Champion (1969)

40 INT, 4 Defensive TDs

4) Kenny Easley, S (1981-87)

NFL Draft: 1981, Round 1, Pick 4 to the Seattle Seahawks

Hall of Fame

5x Pro Bowl | 3x All-Pro

32 INT, 8 Sacks, 3 Defensive TDs

5) Curtis Johnson, CB (1970-78)

NFL Draft: 1970, Round 4, Pick 81 to the Miami Dolphins

Super Bowl Champion

22 INT, 1 Sack

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