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59 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 59 in NFL History

It is officially 59 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 59 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #59. 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 #59 in NFL history.

Best Players to Wear 59 in NFL History jack ham
Credit: Associated Press

Best Players to Wear 59 in NFL History

1) Jack Ham, LB (1971-82)

NFL Draft: 1971, Round 2, Pick 34 to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Hall of Fame

8x Pro Bowl | 6x All-Pro

Super Bowl Champion (IX, X, XIII, XIV)

25.5 Sacks, 32 INT, 2 Defensive TDs

2) London Fletcher, LB (1998-2013)

NFL Draft: Undrafted in 1998

4x Pro Bowl

Super Bowl Champion (XXXIV)

2,039 Tackles, 39 Sacks, 23 INT, 3 Defensive TDs

NFL Record for most consecutive starts by a linebacker (215, 221 including playoffs).

3) Donnie Edwards, LB (1996-2008)

NFL Draft: 1996, Round 4, Pick 98 to the Kansas City Chiefs

1x Pro Bowl

1,501 Tackles, 23.5 Sacks, 28 INT, 6 Defensive TDs

4) Luke Kuechly, LB (2012-19)

NFL Draft: 2012, Round 1, Pick 9 to the Carolina Panthers

7x Pro Bowl | 5x All-Pro

Defensive Player of the Year (2013)

1,092 Tackles, 12.5 Sacks, 18 INT, 2 Defensive TDs

NFL Record for most combined tackles in a game (24).

5) Seth Joyner, LB (1986-96)

NFL Draft: 1986, Round 8, Pick 208 to the Philadelphia Eagles

3x Pro Bowl

Super Bowl Champion (XXXIII)

1,123 Tackles, 52 Sacks, 24 INT, 5 Defensive TDs

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