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8 Days Until NFL Kickoff – Best Players to Wear 8 in NFL History

It is officially 8 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 8 days until the 2022 NFL season, we give you the best NFL players to wear #8. 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 #8 in NFL history.

steve young Best Players to Wear 8 in NFL History
Credit: Mike Powell

Best Players to Wear 8 in NFL History

1) Steve Young, QB (1985-99)

NFL Draft: 1984 Supplemental Draft, Round 1, Pick 1 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Hall of Fame

7x Pro Bowl | 3x All-Pro

NFL MVP (1992, 1994)

NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1992)

Super Bowl Champion (XXIII, XXIV, XXIX)

Super Bowl MVP (XXIX)

33,124 Passing Yards, 232 TD-107 INT

2) Larry Wilson, S (1960-72)

NFL Draft: 1960, Round 7, Pick 74 to the St. Louis Cardinals

Hall of Fame

8x Pro Bowl | 5x All-Pro

NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1966)

52 INT, 7 Defensive TDs, 1 Safety

3) Troy Aikman, QB (1989-2000)

NFL Draft: 1989, Round 1, Pick 1 to the Dallas Cowboys

Hall of Fame

6x Pro Bowl

Super Bowl Champion (XXVII, XXVIII, XXX)

Super Bowl MVP (XXVII)

32,942 Passing Yards, 165 TD-141 INT

4) Mark Brunell, QB (1994-2011)

NFL Draft: 1993, Round 5, Pick 118 to the Green Bay Packers

3x Pro Bowl

Super Bowl Champion (XLIV)

32,072 Passing Yards, 184 TD-108 INT

5) Matt Hasselbeck, QB (2001-15)

NFL Draft: 1998, Round 6, Pick 187 to the Green Bay Packers

3x Pro Bowl

36,638 Passing Yards, 212 TD-153 INT

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