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48 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 48 in NFL History

It is officially 48 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 48 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #48. 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 #48 in NFL history.

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Best Players to Wear 48 in NFL History

1) Lionel Washington, CB (1983-96)

NFL Draft: 1983, Round 4, Pick 103 to the St. Louis Cardinals

643 Career Tackles, 37 INT, 5 Defensive TDs

2) Stephen Davis, RB (1996-2006)

NFL Draft: 1996, Round 4, Pick 102 to the Washington Redskins

3x Pro Bowl

8,052 Rush Yards, 1,494 Rec Yards, 69 Total Tackles

3) Wes Hopkins, S (1983-93)

NFL Draft: 1983, Round 2, Pick 35 to the Philadelphia Eagles

1x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

30 INT, 12 Sacks

4) Ken Ellis, CB (1970-79)

NFL Draft: 1970, Round 4, Pick 93 to the Green Bay Packers

2x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

22 INT, 3 Defensive TDs

5) Tim Fox, S (1976-86)

NFL Draft: 1976, Round 1, Pick 21 to the New England Patriots

1x Pro Bowl

26 INT, 4 Sacks, 1 Safety


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