Most Underrated NFL Players

The Top Ten

1 Fran Tarkenton

What a legend. The best Vikings QB ever.

One of the greatest dual threat QB's of all time, behind only Roger Staubach.

2 Terron Armstead
3 Jim Taylor
4 Anthony Barr Anthony Barr Anthony Barr is an American football outside linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League.

What do you mean their defense is underrated - lionsforlife

That Vikings defense is underrated. Linebackers Anthony Barr, Chad Greenway, and Eric Hendricks are beasts. In the secondary, ageless wonder Terrance Newman is playing like he's 34.(he's 38). Xavier Rhodes is shutting down Odell and Antone Exum and Trae Waynes are great back-ups. Oh and Harrison Smith is a pro bowl level Safety who is very underrated. The defensive line includes: Sharrif Floyd, Linval Joseph, and Everson Griffen. Top 3 defensive in the league right there.

5 Roscoe Parrish
6 Kurt Warner Kurt Warner Kurtis Eugene "Kurt" Warner is a former American football quarterback, a current part-time TV football analyst, and a philanthropist.

Good? Yes. Underrated? No. Aaron Rodgers and Kurt Warners stats are nearly identical right down to MVP, and SB trophies. And Aaron did it in 3 less seasons as a starter.

Kurt Warner is the best quarter back that ever lived

7 Ray Nitschke

He was great but Dave Robinson was a better linebacker with the Lombardi Packers.

8 Ryan Fitzpatrick Ryan Fitzpatrick Ryan Joseph Fitzpatrick, is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He has played for 7 different teams throughout his career.

He is laarge and in chaaarge

9 Delanie Walker Delanie Walker Delanie Walker is an American football tight end for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League.

One of the best TE in the NFL. Remember him with the 49ers and is know proving himself with Tennesee.

10 Don Hutson Don Hutson

The greatest player of all time, and still never ends up on many people's top 10 receiver lists. How much more underrated can a player get?

He pretty much invented the WR, by creating pretty much every route used in the NFL today. He had more receiving yards than the other 9 teams in the NFL at that time had total PASSING yards. It also doesn't hurt that he averaged a TD every 5 catches.

The Contenders

11 Sterling Sharpe
12 Brandon Marshall Brandon Marshall Brandon Tyrone Marshall is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He has played for six different teams in his NFL career. Marshall was drafted in the fourth round, 119th overall to the Denver Broncos in 2006.
13 Fred Jackson
14 Jason Verrett

He is really coming along with Brandon Flowers and Casey Hayward.

15 Bernard Berrian
16 Darren Sproles Darren Sproles Darren Lee Sproles is an American football running back for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.

More all purpose yards than Barry Sanders, but mostly because of kick returns and passing catching though.

17 Maurice Jones-Drew

Honestly I think MJD was a better RB than Fred Taylor.

18 Visanthe Shiancoe
19 Malcolm Jenkins Malcolm Jenkins Malcolm Jenkins is an American football safety for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.

Playing great even at this age with the Eagles.

20 Keith Bulluck
21 Devonta Freeman Devonta Freeman Devonta Freeman is an American football running back for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.
22 Ronnie Brown
23 Derrick Mason

Derrick Mason is very underrated. He deserves Hall of Fame. He is better than Joey Galloway, Keyshawn Johnson, Chad Johnson, and Braylon Edwards. Great Player.

24 Elroy Crazy Legs Hirsch
25 Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Michael Bennett, Jr. is an American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.
26 Golden Tate III Golden Tate III Golden Tate III is an American football wide receiver and punt returner for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.

He is an amazing wide receiver, but nobody really thinks so! - lionsforlife

He is underrated - lionsforlife

27 Paul Puszlusny
28 Dave Casper
29 Willie Snead
30 Steve Johnson
31 Dre Kirkpatrick
32 Otto Graham Otto Graham Otto Everett Graham Jr. was an American football quarterback who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League.

He is underrated because he is an old NFL player. HIS PICTURE IS BLACK AND WHITE! I think he is a good player. - PokemonRPGbro

33 Matt Schaub
34 Jeremy Maclin Jeremy Maclin Jeremy Maclin is an American football wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. Maclin was selected 19th overall in 2009 to the Philadelphia Eagles. Maclin has been with 3 teams in his NFL career.

He is at least as good as DeSean Jackson - FootballDog61

35 Andy Dalton Andy Dalton Andrew Gregory Dalton is an American football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League.
36 Luke Kuechly Luke Kuechly Luke August Kuechly is an American football linebacker for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League.

He is one of the three best defensive players in the game, but barely anybody knows who he even is! PANTHERS!

37 Bradley Roby
38 C.J. Mosley C.J. Mosley Clinton "C. J." Mosley, Jr. is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.
39 Roger Craig

The first player to put up a dual 1000 rushing/1000 receiving season, well before LT. - thomwim

40 Brett Favre Brett Favre Brett Lorenzo Favre is a former American football quarterback who spent the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

He and Kurt Warner are totally underrated. - Alpha101

41 Sammy Baugh
42 Kyle Orton
43 Wes Welker
44 Pierre Thomas
45 Jonathan Stewart Jonathan Stewart Jonathan Creon Stewart is an American football running back for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League.

DeAngelo Williams gets all the credit - FootballDog61

46 Brandon Flowers Brandon Flowers Brandon Lavar Flowers is an American football cornerback for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League.
47 Brent Celek
48 Owen Daniels Owen Daniels Owen Four Daniels is a former American football tight end. He played college football for the University of Wisconsin, and was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He is a two-time Pro Bowl selection.
49 Jay Cutler Jay Cutler Jay Christopher Cutler is a retired American football quarterback that of the National Football League. Cutler played 11 seasons in the NFL (2006-2016). During his announcement that Cutler declared retirement, he announced plans to be a television sportscaster for the FOX Network.
50 Tim Tebow Tim Tebow Timothy Richard Tebow is an American professional baseball outfielder in the New York Mets organization and a former professional American football player in the National Football League. V 1 Comment
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