Greatest NFL Players Who Spent Their Entire Career with One Franchise

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I am not including current players like Tom Brady or Phillip Rivers

The Top Ten

1 Barry Sanders Barry Sanders Barry Sanders is a former American football running back who spent his entire professional career with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.

Spent his entire career with the Detroit Lions from 1989-1998. He never won a Super Bowl, but he is a 10x pro-bowler, 1997 NFL MVP, 2x Bert Bell Award, 4x rushing yards leader, and 1991 rushing TD leader. - DoroExploro13

2 Jim Brown Jim Brown James Nathaniel Brown is a former professional American football player and actor. He was a running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League from 1957 through 1965.
3 Dan Marino Dan Marino Daniel Constantine Marino Jr. is a former American football player who was a quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.

He spent his entire career with the Miami Dolphins from 1983-1999. He never won a Super Bowl, but he is a 9x pro-bowler, 1984 NFL MVP, 1998 man of the year, has his number 13 retired, and is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

4 Lawrence Taylor Lawrence Taylor

He spent his entire career with the New York Giants from 1981-1993. He won 2 Super Bowls, 10x pro-bowler, 1986 MVP, 3x defensive player of the year, 1986 sacks leader, the Giants retired his number 56, and he is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

5 Ray Lewis Ray Lewis Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played his entire 17-year career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.

Spent his entire career with the Baltimore Ravens (1996-2012). In that time, he won 2 Super Bowls (winning MVP in one of them), 13x pro-bowler, 2x NFL defensive player of the year, and the 2000s all-decade team. His number 52 was retired by the Ravens and is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

6 Dick Butkus Dick Butkus

He spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears from 1965-1973. He didn't win a Super Bowl, but he was a 8x pro-bowler, 2x NFL defensive player of the year, his number 51 is retired by the Bears and he is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

7 Walter Payton Walter Payton Walter Jerry Payton was an American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League for thirteen seasons.

He spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears from 1975-1987. In his career, he won one Super Bowl (XX), 9x pro-bowler, 7x first team all-pro, 1x second team all-pro, won the 1977 NFL MVP award, 2x NFC offensive player of the year, 1977 man of the year, and 1977 rushing yards leader. He had his number 34 retired by the Bears and is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

8 Roger Staubach Roger Staubach Roger Thomas Staubach, nicknamed Captain America and Captain Comeback, is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League.

He spent his entire career with the Dallas Cowboys from 1969-1979. He won 2 Super Bowls including a Super Bowl MVP, 6x pro-bowler, 1978 man of the year, 1973 passing TD leader, and is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

9 Terry Bradshaw Terry Bradshaw

Spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1970-1983). In that time, he won 4 Super Bowls, 2x Super Bowl MVP, 3x pro-bowler, and 1978 NFL MVP, and 2x NFL passing TD leader. His number 12 was retired by the Steelers and is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

10 Jack Lambert Jack Lambert

He spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He won 4 Super Bowls, 9x pro-bowler, 2x defensive player of the year, his number 58 was retired by the Steelers and he is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

The Contenders

11 Bruce Matthews
12 Darrell Green

He spent his entire career with the Washington Redskins (1983-2002). In that time, he won 2 Super Bowls, 7x pro-bowler, won the 1996 man of the year award, and the 1990's all-decade team. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame as well. - DoroExploro13

13 Brian Urlacher Brian Urlacher Brian Urlacher is a former American football linebacker who spent his entire 13-year career playing for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.

He spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears from 2000-2012. Ne never won a Super Bowl, but he is a 8x pro-bowler, 2005 defensive player of the year, and is in the Hall of Fame. - DoroExploro13

14 John Elway John Elway John Albert Elway Jr. is a former American football quarterback and current executive vice president of football operations and general manager of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.
15 Mike Munchak
16 Colin Kaepernick Colin Kaepernick Colin Rand Kaepernick (born November 3, 1987) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. Kaepernick played college football at the University of Nevada, where he was named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Offensive Player of the Year twice. After graduating, he was selected ...read more.

Whoever put this communist on my list needs to get their account deleted - DoroExploro13

17 Bart Starr Bart Starr
18 Tom Brady Tom Brady Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, Jr., is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. Brady is known for being the only quarterback in history to win 6 Super Bowls, and is often considered one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Brady is also frequently ...read more.

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