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55 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 55 in NFL History

It is officially 55 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 55 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #55. 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 #55 in NFL history.

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Best Players to Wear 55 in NFL History

1) Junior Seau, LB (1990-2009)

NFL Draft: 1990, Round 1, Pick 5 to the San Diego Chargers

Hall of Fame

12x Pro Bowl | 6x All-Pro

56.5 Sacks, 1,847 Tackles, 18 INT

2) Derrick Brooks, LB (1995-2008)

NFL Draft: 1995, Round 1, Pick 28 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Hall of Fame

11x Pro Bowl | 5x All-Pro

Defensive Player of the Year (2002)

Super Bowl Champion (XXXVII)

13.5 Sacks, 1,713 Tackles, 25 INT, 7 Defensive TDs

3) Terrell Suggs, OLB (2003-14)

NFL Draft: 2003, Round 1, Pick 10 to the Baltimore Ravens

7x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

Defensive Player of the Year (2011)

Super Bowl Champion (XLVII, LIV)

139 Sacks, 895 Tackles, 7 INT, 37 Forced Fumbles

4) Chris Hanburger, LB (1965-78)

NFL Draft: 1965, Round 18, Pick 245 to the Washington Redskins

Hall of Fame

9x Pro Bowl | 3x All-Pro

45.5 Sacks, 19 INT, 5 Defensive TDs

5) Wayne Walker, LB/K (1958-72)

NFL Draft: 1958, Round 4, Pick 45 to the Detroit Lions

3x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

38.5 Sacks, 14 INT, 53/131 FGs, 48-Yard Long, 172/175 PATs


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