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7 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 7 in NFL History

It is officially 7 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 7 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #7. 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 #7 in NFL history.

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Best Players to Wear 7 in NFL History

1) Ben Roethlisberger, QB (2004-21)

NFL Draft: 2004, Round 1, Pick 11 to the Pittsburgh Steelers

6x Pro Bowl

Super Bowl Champion (XL, XLIII)

64,088 Passing Yards, 418 TD-211 INT

NFL Records for most career 500-yard passing games (4), most career perfect passer rating games (4) and most completions in a regular or postseason game (47).

2) John Elway, QB (1983-98)

NFL Draft: 1983, Round 1, Pick 1 to the Baltimore Colts

Hall of Fame

9x Pro Bowl

NFL MVP (1987)

Super Bowl Champion (XXXII, XXXIII)

Super Bowl MVP (XXXIII)

51,475 Passing Yards, 300 TD-226 INT

3) Boomer Esiason, QB (1984-97)

NFL Draft: 1984, Round 2, Pick 38 to the Cincinnati Bengals

4x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

NFL MVP (1988)

37,920 Passing Yards, 247 TD-184 INT

4) Michael Vick, QB (2001-13)

NFL Draft: 2001, Round 1, Pick 1 to the Atlanta Falcons

4x Pro Bowl

22,464 Passing Yards, 133 TD-88 INT, 6,109 Rushing Yards, 36 TDs

NFL Records for most career yards per carry (7.0) and most career rushing yards by a quarterback (6,109).

5) Joe Theismann, QB (1974-85)

NFL Draft: 1971, Round 4, Pick 99 to the Miami Dolphins

2x Pro Bowl | 1x All-Pro

NFL MVP, Offensive Player of the Year (1983)

Super Bowl Champion (XVII)

25,206 Passing Yards, 160 TD-138 INT

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