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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 (1952)
2. Johnny Unitas (1948)
3. Dick Butkus (1923)
4. Walter Payton (1907)
5. Otto Graham (1907)
6. Earl Campbell (1898)
7. Mike Singletary (1895)
8. Alan Page (1894)
9. Night Train Lane (1891)
10. Jim Brown (1888)

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  Tale of the Tape
  Leggett Rochester
HoF No No
Pos DT-DE DT
Height 6-3 6-2
Weight 265 255
Yrs 1957-1968 1960-1969
Years 11 9
Career AV 44 60
Games 132 132
Games Started 0 0
Pro Bowls 0 1
MVP Awards 0 0
All-Pro Teams 0 0
First Team All-Pro 0 0
College Hinds CC; LSU Michigan State
Teams Bears
Rams
Saints
Texans
Chiefs
Jets
Seasonal AV
(Best → Worst)
Rk Leggett Rochester
1 10.0 8.0
2 9.0 8.0
3 7.0 7.0
4 7.0 7.0
5 4.0 6.0
6 3.0 6.0
7 2.0 6.0
8 2.0 5.0
9 4.0
10 3.0
11
Total 44.0 60.0
Wt Sum** 38.9 48.6
Earl Leggett
  Career Stats
Tm. Yds/Gm299
Yds/Gm+97
Paul Rochester
  Career Stats
Tm. Yds/Gm328
Yds/Gm+107