NFL Top 100 Players of 2017

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NFL Top 100 Players of 2017
(season 7)
Tom Brady 2016.JPG
Tom Brady, the #1 ranked player
Country of origin United States
Release
Original network NFL Network
Original release May 1 (2017-05-01) – June 26, 2017 (2017-06-26)
Season chronology
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2018

The NFL Top 100 Players of 2017 was the seventh season in the series. It ended with reigning Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady being ranked #1. This made Brady the first player to be voted #1 more than once. It was also just the second time the #1 ranked player was not the reigning NFL MVP of the league, as Matt Ryan came in at #10.

Episode list[edit]

Episode
No.
Air date Numbers
revealed
1 May 1 100–91
2 May 1 90–81
3 May 8 80–71
4 May 15 70–61
5 May 22 60–51
6 May 29 50–41
7 June 5 40–31
8 June 12 30–21
9 June 19 20–11
10 June 26 10–6
11 June 26 5–1
June 26 101–110[1]

The list[edit]

Rank Player Position 2016 team 2017 team Rank change Reference Year accomplishments
1 Tom Brady Quarterback New England Patriots Increase 1 1
2 Von Miller Linebacker Denver Broncos Increase 13 2
3 Julio Jones Wide receiver Atlanta Falcons Increase 5 3
4 Antonio Brown Wide receiver Pittsburgh Steelers Steady 0 4
5 Khalil Mack Defensive end Oakland Raiders Increase 8 5
6 Aaron Rodgers Quarterback Green Bay Packers Steady 0 6
7 Ezekiel Elliott Running back Dallas Cowboys NR 7
8 Odell Beckham Jr. Wide receiver New York Giants Increase 2 8
9 Le'Veon Bell Running back Pittsburgh Steelers Increase 32 9
10 Matt Ryan Quarterback Atlanta Falcons NR 10
11 Derek Carr Quarterback Oakland Raiders Increase 89 11
12 David Johnson Running back Arizona Cardinals NR 12
13 Eric Berry Safety Kansas City Chiefs Increase 42 13
14 Dak Prescott Quarterback Dallas Cowboys NR 14
15 Aaron Donald Defensive Tackle Los Angeles Rams Decrease 1 15
16 Drew Brees Quarterback New Orleans Saints Increase 14 16
17 A.J. Green Wide receiver Cincinnati Bengals Decrease 1 17
18 Tyron Smith Offensive tackle Dallas Cowboys Increase 24 18
19 Patrick Peterson Cornerback Arizona Cardinals Decrease 1 19
20 Luke Kuechly Linebacker Carolina Panthers Decrease 13 20
21 Richard Sherman Cornerback Seattle Seahawks Decrease 1 21
22 Ben Roethlisberger Quarterback Pittsburgh Steelers Decrease 1 22
23 Rob Gronkowski Tight end New England Patriots Decrease 14 23
  • Super Bowl champion (2nd time)
24 Russell Wilson Quarterback Seattle Seahawks Decrease 7 24
25 Joe Thomas Offensive tackle Cleveland Browns Decrease 2 25
26 Travis Kelce Tight end Kansas City Chiefs Increase 65 26
27 LeSean McCoy Running back Buffalo Bills Increase 42 27
28 Landon Collins Safety New York Giants NR 28
29 Mike Evans Wide receiver Tampa Bay Buccaneers NR 29
30 Earl Thomas Safety Seattle Seahawks Increase 36 30
31 Matthew Stafford Quarterback Detroit Lions NR 31
32 Marcus Peters Cornerback Kansas City Chiefs Increase 33 32
33 DeMarco Murray Running back Tennessee Titans NR 33
34 Kam Chancellor Safety Seattle Seahawks Decrease 2 34
35 J.J. Watt Defensive end Houston Texans Decrease 32 35
36 Tyreek Hill Wide receiver Kansas City Chiefs NR 36
37 Aqib Talib Cornerback Denver Broncos Decrease 3 37
38 Fletcher Cox Defensive tackle Philadelphia Eagles Increase 11 38
39 Bobby Wagner Linebacker Seattle Seahawks NR 39
40 Vic Beasley Linebacker Atlanta Falcons NR 40
41 Devonta Freeman Running back Atlanta Falcons Increase 9 41
42 Jarvis Landry Wide receiver Miami Dolphins Increase 56 42
43 Marshal Yanda Guard Baltimore Ravens Decrease 6 43
44 Cam Newton Quarterback Carolina Panthers Decrease 43 44
45 Larry Fitzgerald Wide receiver Arizona Cardinals Decrease 18 45
46 Michael Bennett Defensive end Seattle Seahawks Increase 13 46
47 Trent Williams Offensive tackle Washington Redskins Decrease 2 47
48 Jordy Nelson Wide receiver Green Bay Packers NR 48
49 Jadeveon Clowney Defensive end Houston Texans NR 49
50 Marcus Mariota Quarterback Tennessee Titans NR 50
51 Andrew Luck Quarterback Indianapolis Colts Increase 41 51
52 Gerald McCoy Defensive tackle Tampa Bay Buccaneers Increase 11 52
53 Amari Cooper Wide receiver Oakland Raiders NR 53
54 Janoris Jenkins Cornerback New York Giants NR 54
55 Ndamukong Suh Defensive tackle Miami Dolphins Decrease 15 55
56 Cliff Avril Defensive end Seattle Seahawks NR 56
57 Jameis Winston Quarterback Tampa Bay Buccaneers NR 57
58 Zack Martin Guard Dallas Cowboys NR 58
59 Josh Norman Cornerback Washington Redskins Decrease 48 59
60 Dez Bryant Wide receiver Dallas Cowboys Decrease 9 60
61 T.Y. Hilton Wide receiver Indianapolis Colts NR 61
62 Cameron Wake Defensive end Miami Dolphins NR 62
63 Chris Harris Jr. Cornerback Denver Broncos Decrease 11 63
64 Casey Hayward Cornerback San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers NR 64
65 Jordan Reed Tight end Washington Redskins Increase 12 65
66 Xavier Rhodes Cornerback Minnesota Vikings NR 66
67 Greg Olsen Tight end Carolina Panthers Decrease 29 67
68 Geno Atkins Defensive tackle Cincinnati Bengals Decrease 39 68
69 Jay Ajayi Running back Miami Dolphins NR 69
70 Kirk Cousins Quarterback Washington Redskins Increase 15 70
71 Julian Edelman Wide receiver New England Patriots Increase 16 71
  • Super Bowl champion (2nd time)
72 Taylor Lewan Offensive tackle Tennessee Titans NR 72
73 Philip Rivers Quarterback San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers Decrease 27 73
74 Harrison Smith Safety Minnesota Vikings Decrease 1 74
75 Delanie Walker Tight end Tennessee Titans Increase 7 75
76 Justin Houston Linebacker Kansas City Chiefs Decrease 50 76
77 Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Safety Green Bay Packers NR 77
78 Brian Orakpo Linebacker Tennessee Titans NR 78
79 Sean Lee Linebacker Dallas Cowboys NR 79
80 LeGarrette Blount Running back New England Patriots Philadelphia Eagles NR 80
81 Alex Smith Quarterback Kansas City Chiefs Steady 0 81
82 Clay Matthews Linebacker Green Bay Packers Decrease 25 82
83 Calais Campbell Defensive end Arizona Cardinals Jacksonville Jaguars Decrease 12 83
84 Mike Daniels Defensive tackle Green Bay Packers Increase 11 84
85 Chandler Jones Linebacker Arizona Cardinals Decrease 37 85
86 Jurrell Casey Defensive tackle Tennessee Titans NR 86
87 Travis Frederick Center Dallas Cowboys NR 87
88 Doug Baldwin Wide receiver Seattle Seahawks Decrease 16 88
89 Thomas Davis Linebacker Carolina Panthers Decrease 35 89
90 Malcolm Jenkins Safety Philadelphia Eagles NR 90
  • No. 107 in the 2016 chart[2]
91 Lorenzo Alexander Linebacker Buffalo Bills NR 91
92 Everson Griffen Defensive end Minnesota Vikings NR 92
93 Brandon Graham Defensive end Philadelphia Eagles NR 93
94 Dont'a Hightower Linebacker New England Patriots NR 94
95 Kelechi Osemele Guard Oakland Raiders NR 95
96 Damon Harrison Defensive tackle New York Giants NR 96
97 David DeCastro Guard Pittsburgh Steelers NR 97
98 Adrian Peterson Running back Minnesota Vikings New Orleans Saints/Arizona Cardinals Decrease 93 98
99 Malcolm Butler Cornerback New England Patriots NR 99
  • 2nd-Team AP All-Pro
  • Super Bowl champion (2nd time)
100 Joey Bosa Defensive end San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers NR 100

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References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL (2017-06-27), Top 10 Players Who Didn't Make the Top 100 Players of 2017 (#110-101) | NFL, retrieved 2017-06-29 
  2. ^ NFL (2016-07-07), Top 10 Players Who Didn’t Make the Top 100 Players of 2016 (#110-101) | NFL, retrieved 2018-06-12 
  3. ^ "NFL Top 100 Players of 2017". NFL Network. Retrieved May 22, 2017.