All-Time Greatest NFL Players By Jersey Numbers: 81-90
Sorry for the delay. We've covered legends and future members of the Hall of Fame. We still have a few more players to cover. Here are some honorable mentions for 81-90:
81: Jackie Smith, Night Train Lane
82: Ozzie Newsome, Don Beebe
83: Wes Welker, Vince Papale
84: Randy Moss
85: Chad Ochocinco
86: Buck Buchanan
87: Dwight Clark, Muhsin Muhammad
88: Alan Page, John Mackey, Michael Irvin
89: Steve Smith, Mark Bavaro, Mike Ditka, Dave Robinson
90: Neil Smith
Here we go.
81: Terrell Owens
Five All-Pros, Six Pro Bowls, 3rd All-Time in receiving touchdowns and 3rd in receiving yards.
82: Raymond Berry
Johnny U's ultimate target went to 6 Pro Bowls, 6-time All-Pro selection, and first ballot Hall of Famer.
83: Ted Hendricks
The Mad Stork went to 6 Pro Bowls, is a member of the 1970s All-Decade team and the 75th Anniversary All-Time team, and won 4 Super Bowls with the Colts and Raiders.
84: Shannon Sharpe
If Randy Moss was still wearing 84, he'd be on this slide. But this loudmouth retired with more touchdowns, receptions, and receiving yards than any tight end in NFL history.
85: Jack Youngblood
He went to 7 straight Pro Bowls, was First-Team All-Pro 5 times, and played throughout the 1979 postseason with a broken leg.
86: Hines Ward
He helped the Steelers win 2 Super Bowls and has more receiving yards, touchdowns, and receptions than Hall of Famers Lynn Swann and John Stallworth.
87: Dave Casper
The Ghost went to 5 straight Pro Bowls, was responsible for "Ghost to the Post" and "The Holy Roller", and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2002.
88: Tony Gonzalez
This man has broken Shannon Sharpe's records for a tight end and is just one catch away from being the first tight end in league history to have 1,000 receptions.
89: Gino Marchetti
Eleven straight Pro Bowls, 9-time First-Team All-Pro selection, was a first ballot Hall of Famer in 1972.
90: Julius Peppers
Since 2002, this former Tar Heel has recorded 81 sacks, been to 5 Pro Bowls, and is a member of the 2000s All-Decade team.
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