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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. Reggie White (1808)
2. Forrest Gregg (1773)
3. Willie Davis (1768)
4. Brett Favre (1737)
5. Deacon Jones (1723)
6. Aaron Rodgers (1721)
7. Dick Butkus (1719)
8. Bob Skoronski (1717)
9. Lemar Parrish (1714)
10. Jim Ringo (1712)

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  Tale of the Tape
  Criswell Holmes
HoF No No
Pos T-G LB
Height 6-7 6-2
Weight 291 242
Yrs 1987-1998 1996-2005
Years 11 9
Career AV 71 70
Games 171 139
Games Started 146 130
Pro Bowls 0 0
MVP Awards 0 0
All-Pro Teams 0 0
First Team All-Pro 0 0
College Graceland College (IA) Florida A&M
Teams Colts
Jets
Chiefs
Steelers
Browns
Lions
Seasonal AV
(Best → Worst)
Rk Criswell Holmes
1 9.0 10.0
2 8.0 10.0
3 8.0 9.0
4 7.0 8.0
5 7.0 8.0
6 7.0 7.0
7 6.0 6.0
8 6.0 6.0
9 5.0 5.0
10 3.0 1.0
11 3.0
12 2.0
Total 71.0 70.0
Wt Sum** 55.7 57.7
Jeff Criswell
  Career Stats
Tm. Yds/Gm311
Yds/Gm+98
Earl Holmes
  Career Stats
Interceptions1
Intercept. Ret. Yds36
Long Intercep. Return36
Passes Defended5
Fumbles Forced5
Fumbles Recovered5
Fumble Return Yds4
Sacks11.5
Tackles680
Assists273