Top 10 NFL Players of the 60s


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1Jim Brown
2Johnny UnitasJohn Constantine Unitas, nicknamed "Johnny U", or "The Golden Arm", was an American professional football player from the 1950s through the 1970s.V1 Comment
3Deacon JonesDavid D. "Deacon" Jones was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, and the Washington Redskins.
4Gale SayersGale Eugene Sayers, also known as "The Kansas Comet", is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for seven seasons during the 1960s and early 1970s.
5Bart Starr
6Merlin Olsen
7John MackeyJohn Mackey was an American football tight end who played for the Baltimore Colts and the San Diego Chargers.
8Dick ''Night Train'' LaneRichard "Dick" Lane nicknamed "Night Train", was an American football player, best known as a cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions.
9Dick Butkus
10Carl EllerCarl Eller is a former professional American football player in the National Football League who played from 1964 through 1979. He was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and attended the University of Minnesota.

The Contenders

11Bob Lilly
12Forrest Gregg
13Jim Taylor
14"Bullet" Bob Hayes

Fastest human being to ever walk the planet, though a bit inconsistent. At his best, he is the only sprinter who could have beaten Usain Bolt at his best. His anchor leg in the 4X100 relay final at the 1964 Olympics is the single fastest speed anybody has ever gone. He was thrilling in every game he played in, but his post-football life was not good. May he RIP.

15Bob Brown
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