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This is a community-based project with the goal of rating the best players in NFL history. In the matchup below, choose the player who you believe was the better player. It is up to you to determine how much weight to give to offense versus defense, peak value versus career value, regular season versus playoffs, etc.

Current Top Ten:
1. Gale Sayers (1928)
2. Johnny Unitas (1927)
3. Jim Brown (1910)
4. Otto Graham (1904)
5. Earl Campbell (1893)
6. Night Train Lane (1892)
7. Dick Butkus (1887)
8. Alan Page (1881)
9. Mike Singletary (1875)
10. George Blanda (1871)

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  Tale of the Tape
  Goode Taylor
HoF No No
Pos G-T-C WR
Height 6-5 6-1
Weight 255 185
Yrs 1962-1974 1987-1995
Years 12 8
Career AV 69 68
Games 162 121
Games Started 29 102
Pro Bowls 2 2
MVP Awards 0 0
All-Pro Teams 1 2
First Team All-Pro 0 0
College Kentucky Delaware State
Teams Cardinals
Dolphins
49ers
Seasonal AV
(Best → Worst)
Rk Goode Taylor
1 9.0 13.0
2 8.0 13.0
3 7.0 11.0
4 6.0 7.0
5 6.0 7.0
6 6.0 6.0
7 6.0 5.0
8 6.0 4.0
9 4.0 2.0
10 4.0
11 4.0
12 3.0
Total 69.0 68.0
Wt Sum** 53.4 58.6
Irv Goode
  Career Stats
John Taylor
  Career Stats
Receiving TD43
Punt Return TD2
Fumble Return TD1
Touchdowns46
Points Scored276
Rushing Att6
Rushing Yds31
Long Rush12
Yds/Rushing Att5.2
Rushing Yds/Game0.3
Fumbles16