Best players to wear 23 in NFL history


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With 23 days until the 2022 NFL season, we bring you the best NFL players to wear #23. Of course, some of the all-time greats at that number will still be playing this season. They have the ability to keep moving up the list! The official ranking of these players is based on the approximate value (AV) of Professional Football Reference.

Without further ado, here are the best players of all time to wear number 23 in NFL history.

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Best players to wear 23 in NFL history

1) Troy Vincent, BC (1992-2006)

NFL Draft: 1992, round 1, pick 7 at the Miami Dolphins

5x Pro-Bowl | 1x All-Pro

47 INT, 5.5 Sacks, 12 FF, 3 defensive TDs

2) Patrick Surtain, BC (1998-2008)

NFL Draft: 1998 Round 2 Pick 44 at Miami Dolphins

3x Pro-Bowl | 1x All-Pro

37 INT, 8 FF, 7.5 Sacks, 2 defensive TDs

3) Joe Haden, BC (2010-22)

NFL Draft: 2010, round 1, pick 7 at Cleveland Browns

3x professional bowl

29 INT, 7 FF, 3 Sacks, 2 defensive TDs

4) Dave Whitsell, BC (1958-69)

NFL Draft: 1958, Round 24, Detroit Lions Pick 289

1x professional bowl

NFL Champion (1963)

46 INT, 4 defensive TDs

5) Brig Owens, S (1966-77)

NFL Draft: 1965, round 7, pick 89 to the Dallas Cowboys

36 INT, 5 TD defensive


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