Top 10 Players of NFL Network's 'The Top 100 Players of 2018' Announced

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Top 10 Players of NFL Network's 'The Top 100 Players of 2018' Announced

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​​Top 10 Players' Ranking Unveiled Monday, June 25 at 8:00 PM ET​

Jacksonville Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey Joins The Top 100 Players of 2018 Reactions Show at 10:00 PM ET

NFL Network's The Top 100 Players of 2018 weekly series concludes Monday, June 25 when players ranked No. 10 through No. 1 are revealed during a two-hour season finale at 8:00 PM ET.

At 10:00 PM ET, The Top 100 Players of 2018 Reactions show concludes the eighth season of the annual series which counts down the top 100 players in the NFL as voted on by the players themselves. Amber Theoharis, Michael Irvin and Kurt Warner host the special one-hour edition of the Reactions show, which includes interviews with some of the players revealed in the top 10. Additionally, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey joins the show in-studio to discuss his No. 17 ranking on this year's list and more.

In advance of the series finale, NFL Network announces the Top 10 players listed in alphabetical order, along with quotes from current NFL players discussing each.

The Top 100 Players of 2018 – Top 10 Players listed in alphabetical order:

Le'Veon Bell – Pittsburgh Steelers, RB

  • "He's been getting nothing but better each year." – Todd Gurley
  • Top 100 career appearance: 4th
  • Top 10 appearance: 2nd

Tom Brady – New England Patriots, QB

  • "If you had to compare him to any other G.O.A.T in any other sport it would have to be Michael Jordan." – Tyreek Hill
  • Top 100 career appearance: 8th
  • Top 10 appearance: 8th

Drew Brees – New Orleans Saints, QB

  • "Obviously he's going to go down as one of the best that's ever played this position." – Case Keenum
  • Top 100 career appearance: 8th
  • Top 10 appearance: 4th 

Antonio Brown – Pittsburgh Steelers, WR

  • "He's the best player I've ever seen in person." – Le'Veon Bell
  • Top 100 career appearance: 5th
  • Top 10 appearance: 4th

Aaron Donald – Los Angeles Rams, DT

  • "I'd be hard-pressed to find anybody that's a better football player than him." – Andrew Whitworth
  • Top 100 career appearance: 4th
  • Top 10 appearance: 1st

Todd Gurley – Los Angeles Rams, RB

  • "He's an animal, and I have a lot of respect for him. He's just a different breed. You can't coach his speed or power or athleticism." – Kareem Hunt
  • Top 100 career appearance: 2nd 
  • Top 10 appearance: 1st

Julio Jones – Atlanta Falcons, WR

  • "Top three wide receivers? Julio Jones. I would always put Julio at number one." – Doug Baldwin
  • Top 100 career appearance: 5th
  • Top 10 appearance: 3rd

Von Miller – Denver Broncos, LB

  • "He knows he's going to get chipped, double-teamed. I've never seen somebody so elusive." – Lane Johnson
  • Top 100 career appearance: 7th
  • Top 10 appearance: 3rd

Aaron Rodgers – Green Bay Packers, QB

  • "I think where he separates himself from other guys in this league is his ability to control the game with his mind." – Luke Kuechly
  • Top 100 career appearance: 8th 
  • Top 10 appearance: 6th

Carson Wentz – Philadelphia Eagles, QB

  • "If he wouldn't have got hurt, he would most likely have been the MVP." – Von Miller
  • Top 100 career appearance: 1st
  • Top 10 appearance: 1st

Below is complete list of players ranked #100-11:

100. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix – Green Bay Packers, S

99. Doug Baldwin – Seattle Seahawks, WR

98. C.J. Mosley – Baltimore Ravens, LB

97. Carlos Hyde – Cleveland Browns, RB

96. Malcolm Jenkins – Philadelphia Eagles, S

95. Lane Johnson – Philadelphia Eagles, OT

94. Kirk Cousins – Minnesota Vikings, QB

93. Mike Daniels – Green Bay Packers, DT

92. Landon Collins – New York Giants, S

91. David Bakhtiari – Green Bay Packers, OT


90. Jimmy Garoppolo – San Francisco 49ers, QB

89. Jimmy Graham – Green Bay Packers, TE

88. Yannick Ngakoue – Jacksonville Jaguars, DE

87. Andrew Whitworth – Los Angeles Rams, OT

86. Chris Harris Jr. – Denver Broncos, CB

85. Bruce Irvin – Oakland Raiders, LB

84. J.J. Watt – Houston Texans, DE

83. Linval Joseph – Minnesota Vikings, DT

82. Marshon Lattimore – New Orleans Saints, CB

81. Michael Thomas – New Orleans Saints, WR


80. Kevin Byard – Tennessee Titans, S

79. Marcus Peters – Los Angeles Rams, CB

78. Taylor Lewan – Tennessee Titans, OT

77. Odell Beckham Jr. – New York Giants, WR

76. Melvin Ingram – Los Angeles Chargers, DE

75. Kam Chancellor – Seattle Seahawks, S

74. Cameron Wake – Miami Dolphins, DE

73. Thomas Davis – Carolina Panthers, LB

72. Delanie Walker – Tennessee Titans, TE

71. Zack Martin – Dallas Cowboys, OG


70. Devonta Freeman – Atlanta Falcons, RB

69. Fletcher Cox – Philadelphia Eagles, DT

68. Zach Ertz – Philadelphia Eagles, TE

67. Telvin Smith – Jacksonville Jaguars, LB

66. Jurrell Casey – Tennessee Titans, DT

65. Stefon Diggs – Minnesota Vikings, WR

64. Richard Sherman – San Francisco 49ers, CB

63. Geno Atkins – Cincinnati Bengals, DT

62. Micah Hyde – Buffalo Bills, CB

61. Ndamukong Suh – Los Angeles Rams, DT


60. Derek Carr – Oakland Raiders, QB

59. Casey Hayward – Los Angeles Chargers, CB

58. Leonard Fournette – Jacksonville Jaguars, RB

57. Trent Williams – Washington Redskins, OT

56. Philip Rivers – Los Angeles Chargers, QB

55. Xavier Rhodes – Minnesota Vikings, CB

54. Ezekiel Elliott – Dallas Cowboys, RB

53. Aqib Talib – Los Angeles Rams, CB

52. Jarvis Landry – Cleveland Browns, WR

51. Case Keenum – Denver Broncos, QB


50. Deshaun Watson – Houston Texans, QB

49. Darius Slay – Detroit Lions, CB

48. Cameron Heyward – Pittsburgh Steelers, DE

47. Ryan Shazier – Pittsburgh Steelers, LB

46. Harrison Smith – Minnesota Vikings, S

45. Davante Adams – Green Bay Packers, WR

44. David DeCastro – Pittsburgh Steelers, OG

43. Mark Ingram – New Orleans Saints, RB

42. Earl Thomas – Seattle Seahawks, S

41. Keenan Allen – Los Angeles Chargers, WR


40. Tyreek Hill – Kansas City Chiefs, WR/PR

39. Tyron Smith – Dallas Cowboys, OT

38. Jared Goff – Los Angeles Rams, QB

37. Joey Bosa – Los Angeles Chargers, DE

36. Adam Thielen – Minnesota Vikings, WR

35. AJ Bouye – Jacksonville Jaguars, CB

34. Demarcus Lawrence – Dallas Cowboys, DE

33. Kareem Hunt – Kansas City Chiefs, RB

32. Jadeveon Clowney – Houston Texans, DE

31. Matthew Stafford – Detroit Lions, QB


30. LeSean McCoy – Buffalo Bills, RB

29. Matt Ryan – Atlanta Falcons, QB

28. Chandler Jones – Arizona Cardinals, LB

27. Larry Fitzgerald – Arizona Cardinals, WR

26. Cameron Jordan – New Orleans Saints, DE

25. Cam Newton – Carolina Panthers, QB

24. Travis Kelce – Kansas City Chiefs, TE

23. Patrick Peterson – Arizona Cardinals, CB

22. A.J. Green – Cincinnati Bengals, WR

21. Bobby Wagner – Seattle Seahawks, LB


20. Alvin Kamara – New Orleans Saints, RB

19. Everson Griffen – Minnesota Vikings, DE

18. Ben Roethlisberger – Pittsburgh Steelers, QB

17. Jalen Ramsey – Jacksonville Jaguars, CB

16. Khalil Mack – Oakland Raiders, DE

15. Rob Gronkowski – New England Patriots, TE

14. Calais Campbell – Jacksonville Jaguars, DE

13. DeAndre Hopkins – Houston Texans, WR

12. Luke Kuechly – Carolina Panthers, LB

11. Russell Wilson – Seattle Seahawks, QB



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