Over the years, there have been many NFL players that have burst on the scene and captured our imagination immediately. Names like Chris Johnson of the Titans, Matt Ryan of the Falcons, and Mark Sanchez of the Jets personify this phenomenon.
Then, there are some that simply show up to work every day, do their job, but only receive their accolades in the twilight of their careers. Curtis Martin, Troy Brown, and Mack Strong are evidence of this type of fame.
Finally, there are those players that play their whole careers never receiving the credit they deserve. Some are wearing Super Bowl rings, some aren't. However, they all have one thing in common. They work hard, play hard, and get their job done for their teammates.
This slide show will discuss the players I describe in that last paragraph.
They will not be ranked in any order; they've been "rated" by the fans and the media enough throughout their careers.
I just want everyone to know their names.
Here we go...