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5 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 5 in NFL History

It is officially five 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 five days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #5. 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 #5 in NFL history.

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Best Players to Wear 5 in NFL History

1) Donovan McNabb, QB (1999-2011)

NFL Draft: 1999, Round 1, Pick 2 to the Philadelphia Eagles

6x Pro Bowl

37,276 Passing Yards, 234 TD-117 INT

2) Joe Flacco, QB (2008-2020)

NFL Draft: 2008, Round 1, Pick 18 to the Baltimore Ravens

Super Bowl Champion, MVP (XLVII)

41,269 Passing Yards, 227 TD-144 INT

3) Kerry Collins, QB (1999-2011)

NFL Draft: 1995, Round 1, Pick 5 to the Carolina Panthers

2x Pro Bowl

40,922 Passing Yards, 208 TD-196 INT

4) Jeff Garcia, QB (1999-2005)

NFL Draft: Undrafted

4x Pro Bowl

25,537 Passing Yards, 161 TD-83 INT

NFL Record for longest touchdown pass (99 yards).

5) Pat Leahy, K (1974-91)

NFL Draft: Undrafted

1x All-Pro

304/426 FGs, 55-Yard Long, 558/584 PAT


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