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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. Jim Brown (1983)
2. Walter Payton (1975)
3. Barry Sanders (1952)
4. Bob Lilly (1949)
5. Reggie White (1945)
6. Johnny Unitas (1942)
7. Jerry Rice (1936)
8. Merlin Olsen (1934)
9. Deacon Jones (1928)
10. Tom Brady (1920)

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  Tale of the Tape
  Haynes Stanfill
HoF No No
Pos DB DE
Height 5-11 6-5
Weight 194 250
Yrs 1980-1989 1969-1976
Years 9 7
Career AV 80 73
Games 127 109
Games Started 94 95
Pro Bowls 3 5
MVP Awards 0 0
All-Pro Teams 4 4
First Team All-Pro 2 1
College Colorado Georgia
Teams Giants
Broncos
Dolphins
Seasonal AV
(Best → Worst)
Rk Haynes Stanfill
1 17.0 17.0
2 15.0 13.0
3 15.0 12.0
4 12.0 9.0
5 8.0 8.0
6 6.0 7.0
7 4.0 5.0
8 1.0 2.0
9 1.0
10 1.0
Total 80.0 73.0
Wt Sum** 70.4 64.2
Mark Haynes
  Career Stats
Intercept. Ret. TD1
Touchdowns1
Points Scored6
Sacks1.0
Interceptions17
Intercept. Ret. Yds162
Long Intercep. Return25
Fumbles Recovered4
Fumble Return Yds28
Bill Stanfill
  Career Stats
Intercept. Ret. TD2
Touchdowns2
Points Scored12
Interceptions2
Intercept. Ret. Yds32
Long Intercep. Return17
Fumbles Recovered8
Fumble Return Yds5