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    Top 10 most dominant players in NFL history

    Heres my list of the top ten players in NFL history who were completely dominant when they played...

    1. Jim Brown - Cleveland Browns
    2. Lawrence Taylor - New York Giants
    3. Deion Sanders - Atlanta Falcons/San Fransisco 49ers/Dallas Cowboys
    4. Anthony Munoz - Cincinnati Bengals
    5. Jerry Rice - San Fransisco 49ers
    6. Bo Jackson - Oakland Raiders
    7. Joe Greene - Pittsburgh Steelers
    8. Dick Butkus - Chicago Bears
    9. Otto Graham - Cleveland Browns
    10 (tie). Barry Sanders - Detroit Lions
    10 (tie). Derrick Thomas - Kansas City Chiefs
    10 (tie). Randy Moss - Minnesota Vikings/New England Patriots

    edit : added Randy Moss!!
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    1. Randy Moss

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    Fair list here IMO

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    Randy Moss?
    Marshawn Lynch?

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    agree on Moss... but no way he was more dominant than anyone on that list. I put him at #10

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    Teams shifted their defenses to stop Moss. Teams like the Packers changed the way they drafted so that they could try to slow him down... And they still couldn't. Double, triple teamed he still made ridiculous catches and that's with a bunch of hamburgers throwing him the ball until he got to New England. Moss #1 in my book.

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    Anthony Munoz was easily the best offensive lineman who ever lived... Orlando Pace a distant 2nd...

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    Deion Sanders went seasons where he only got thrown at 25-30 times. He'd still have 5 picks taking 2 to the house. He would let guys get open just so they would throw his way.

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    Bo did not know. Should not be on list.

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    How is Reggie White not on your list?

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    Walter Payton is missing as well.

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    Idk how JJ Watt isn't somewhere on this list?

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    OJ simpson.

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    Jerry Rice used stickem take him off the list and keep Tom Brady off as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOM_Toretto View Post
    Idk how JJ Watt isn't somewhere on this list?
    Is this a joke?

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    Aaron Rodgers makes the game look so easy

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    Sweetness.. Walter Payton

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    Bo Jackson? Lol.

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    Tom Brady
    Peyton Manning
    Walter Payton
    Joe Montana

    where are all these guys???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stallion View Post
    Tom Brady
    Peyton Manning
    Walter Payton
    Joe Montana

    where are all these guys???
    Agree 3 should be on there and Emmitt Smith

    Peyton

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    Being dominant isnt the same as hall of fame career... The guys on my list were men amongst boys... they made a mockery of opponents. Bo Jackson, for the short time he played, was as dominant as any RB not named Jim Brown. He averaged 5.4 ypc for his short career, had runs of 55, 62, 73, 88, 91, and 92 yards, in only 38 career games played. He averaged 6.8 yards per carry as a rookie.

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    Otto Graham per wikipedia:

    Graham is regarded by critics as one of the most dominant players of his era, having taken the Browns to league championship games every year between 1946 and 1955, winning seven of them. With Graham at quarterback, the Browns posted a record of 114 wins, 20 losses and four ties, including a 9–3 win–loss record in the playoffs. While most of Graham's statistical records have been surpassed in the modern era, he still holds the NFL record for career average yards gained per pass attempt, with nine. He also holds the record for the highest career winning percentage for an NFL starting quarterback, at 0.814.

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    Derrick Thomas holds the record for most sacks in a single game with 7, the next closest player on the list is Derrick Thomas with 6.

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    Lawrence Taylor in his first 6 seasons:

    Defensive rookie of the year
    Defensive player of the year 3 times
    6 time All Pro
    unanimous selection as NFL MVP

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    Manning, White, and Payton need to be on any list like that.

    Defenses back in the Otto Graham days were never taught how to defend a forward pass, and half of them had Polio.

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    Hard to have a most dominant list without the minister of defense on it.

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    Lawrence Taylor was first to come to mind when I saw the thread title.

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    Pretty good list iyam.... I'd only swap out Butkus for Reggie White

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    Quote Originally Posted by STAX View Post
    Being dominant isnt the same as hall of fame career... The guys on my list were men amongst boys... they made a mockery of opponents. Bo Jackson, for the short time he played, was as dominant as any RB not named Jim Brown. He averaged 5.4 ypc for his short career, had runs of 55, 62, 73, 88, 91, and 92 yards, in only 38 career games played. He averaged 6.8 yards per carry as a rookie.
    I understand but if ypc is the dominating criteria for why he's on the list then there are other guys with higher career ypc and a ton more tds.

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    Graham only played 6 years in the NFL, had 74 tds and 74 ints, hardly dominant in that respect. Before that he played 4 years in the AAFC.

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    Adrian Peterson in his prime deserves a mention....in the last decade or 15 years or so I would say Adrian Peterson, Randy Moss, and Ed Reed

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    OJ Simpson

    Aka

    The Juice

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    Dion Sanders should be nowhere on that list

    QB's should be on there also but too many of them

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    "HOG" HANNAH deserves a nod

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    Jack Lambert.. Tell me you see this guy running full speed at you, you don't lay your ass down on the ground!

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