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71 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 71 in NFL History

It is officially 71 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 71 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #71. 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 #71 in NFL history.

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Credit: Rod Mar/The Seattle Times

Best Players to Wear 71 in NFL History

1) Jason Peters, OT (2004-22)

NFL Draft: Undrafted in 2004

9x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

Super Bowl Champion (LII)

218 Career Starts

2) Walter Jones, OT (1997-2008)

NFL Draft: 1997, Round 1, Pick 6 to the Seattle Seahawks

Hall of Fame

9x Pro Bowl | 4x All-Pro

180 Career Starts

3) Alex Karras, DT (1958-70)

NFL Draft: 1958, Round 1, Pick 10 to the Detroit Lions

Hall of Fame

4x Pro Bowl | 3x All-Pro

100 Sacks, 4 INT, 18 Fumble Recoveries

4) Willie Anderson, OT (1996-2007)

NFL Draft: 1996, Round 1, Pick 10 to the Cincinnati Bengals

4x Pro Bowl | 3x All-Pro

184 Career Starts

5) Ed Budde, OG (1963-76)

NFL Draft: 1963, Round 1, Pick 8 to the Kansas City Chiefs

7x Pro Bowl | 2x All-Pro

Super Bowl Champion (IV)

161 Career Starts

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