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49 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 49 in NFL History

It is officially 49 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 49 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #49. 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 #49 in NFL history.

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Best Players to Wear 49 in NFL History

1) Bobby Mitchell, WR/RB (1958-68)

NFL Draft: 1958, Round 7, Pick 84 to the Cleveland Browns

Hall of Fame

4x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

2,735 Rushing Yards, 7,954 Receiving Yards, 83 Total TDs

NFL Record for the longest receiving touchdown (99 yards).

2) Dennis Smith, S (1981-94)

NFL Draft: 1981, Round 1, Pick 15 to the Denver Broncos

6x Pro Bowl

30 INT, 15 Sacks, 1,158 Career Tackles

3) Dwayne Woodruff, CB (1979-90)

NFL Draft: 1979, Round 6, Pick 161 to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Super Bowl Champion (XIV)

37 INT, 3 Sacks, 3 Defensive TDs

4) Erich Barnes, CB (1961-64)

NFL Draft: 1958, Round 4, Pick 42 to the Chicago Bears

6x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

45 INT, 8 Defensive TDs

5) Larry Walton, WR (1969-78)

NFL Draft: 1969, Round 3, Pick 59 to the Detroit Lions

173 Rec, 2,689 Rec Yards, 28 Total TDs

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