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With 48 days until the 2022 NFL season, we bring you the best NFL players to wear #48. 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 48 in NFL history.
Best players to wear 48 in NFL history
1) Lionel Washington, BC (1983-96)
NFL Draft: 1983, Round 4, Pick 103 at St. Louis Cardinals
643 career tackles, 37 INTs, 5 defensive touchdowns
2) Stephen Davis, RB (1996-2006)
NFL Draft: 1996, round 4, pick 102 at Washington Redskins
3x professional bowl
8,052 rushing yards, 1,494 recreational yards, 69 total tackles
3) Wes Hopkins, S (1983-93)
NFL Draft: 1983 Round 2 Pick 35 Philadelphia Eagles
1x professional bowl | 1x All-Pro
30 INT, 12 bags
4) Ken Ellis, BC (1970-79)
NFL Draft: 1970, Round 4, Pick 93 at Green Bay Packers
2x Pro-Bowl | 1x All-Pro
22 INT, 3 TD defensive
5) Tim Fox, S (1976-86)
NFL Draft: 1976 Round 1 Pick 21 to New England Patriots
1x professional bowl
26 INT, 4 bags, 1 security