Special Report

This Is the Best NFL Player of All Time From Every State

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Virginia: Lawrence Taylor, LB
> Birthplace: Williamsburg
> Years active: 1981-1993
> Primary team(s): New York Giants
> Honors: 10x Pro Bowl, 8x All-pro, MVP, 3x Defensive Player of the Year, Hall of Fame
> Also considered: Bruce Smith

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Washington: John Elway, QB
> Birthplace: Port Angeles
> Years active: 1983-1998
> Primary team(s): Denver Broncos
> Honors: 9x Pro Bowl, MVP, 2x Super Bowl champion, Hall of Fame
> Also considered: Brian Urlacher

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West Virginia: Randy Moss, WR
> Birthplace: Rand
> Years active: 1998-2012
> Primary team(s): Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots
> Honors: 6x Pro Bowl, 4x All-pro, Hall of Fame
> Also considered: Gino Marchetti

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Wisconsin: Mike Webster, C
> Birthplace: Tomahawk
> Years active: 1974-1990
> Primary team(s): Pittsburgh Steelers
> Honors: 9x Pro Bowl, 5x All-pro, 4x Super Bowl champion, Hall of Fame
> Also considered: J.J. Watt

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Wyoming: Boyd Dowler, Flanker/Split end
> Birthplace: Rock Springs
> Years active: 1959-1969, 1971
> Primary team(s): Green Bay Packers, Washington Redskins
> Honors: 2x Pro Bowl, 5x NFL champion, 2x Super Bowl champion
> Also considered: Chris Cooley

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