Special Report

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

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Massachusetts: Howie Long, DE
> Birthplace: Somerville
> Years active: 1981-1993
> Primary team(s): Oakland Raiders
> Honors: 8x Pro Bowl, 2x All-pro, Super Bowl champion, Hall of Fame
> Also considered: Nick Buoniconti

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Michigan: Jerome Bettis, RB
> Birthplace: Detroit
> Years active: 1993-2005
> Primary team(s): Pittsburgh Steelers, Los Angeles Rams
> Honors: 6x Pro Bowl, 2x All-pro, Super Bowl champion, Hall of Fame
> Also considered: Antonio Gates


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Minnesota: Terrell Suggs, LB
> Birthplace: Minneapolis
> Years active: 2003-present
> Primary team(s): Baltimore Ravens, Arizona Cardinals
> Honors: 7x Pro Bowl, All-pro, Defensive Player of the Year, 2x Super Bowl champion
> Also considered: Larry Fitzgerald

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Mississippi: Jerry Rice, WR
> Birthplace: Crawford
> Years active: 1985-2004
> Primary team(s): San Francisco 49ers
> Honors: 13x Pro Bowl, 10x All-pro, 3x Super Bowl champion, Hall of Fame
> Also considered: Brett Favre


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Missouri: Kellen Winslow, TE
> Birthplace: St. Louis
> Years active: 1979-1987
> Primary team(s): San Diego Chargers
> Honors: 5x Pro Bowl, 3x All-pro, Hall of Fame
> Also considered: Roger Wehrli

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