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Leaders Table
Rank Player GS Years Tm
1Tom Brady2832000-2019nwe
2Drew Brees2742001-20192TM
3Larry Fitzgerald2482004-2019crd
4Jason Witten2452003-2019dal
5Eli Manning2342004-2019nyg
6Terrell Suggs2262003-20193TM
7Philip Rivers2242004-2019sdg
8Ben Roethlisberger2162004-2019pit
9Andrew Whitworth2112006-20192TM
10Frank Gore2042005-20194TM
11Antoine Bethea2002006-20194TM
12Jason Peters1952004-20192TM
13Brandon Carr1922008-20193TM
14Donald Penn1892007-20193TM
Matt Ryan1892008-2019atl
Domata Peko1892006-20193TM
17Johnathan Joseph1862006-20192TM
Eric Weddle1862007-20193TM
19Joe Staley1812007-2019sfo
20Vernon Davis1792006-20193TM
21Brandon Mebane1762007-20192TM
22Thomas Davis1742005-20192TM
Aaron Rodgers1742005-2019gnb
24Marcedes Lewis1722006-20192TM
25Joe Flacco1712008-20192TM
26Duane Brown1702008-20192TM
27Calais Campbell1682008-20192TM
28Marshal Yanda1662007-2019rav
29Alex Mack1652009-20192TM
30Richie Incognito1622006-20194TM
Greg Olsen1622007-20192TM
32Alex Smith1612005-20183TM
33Malcolm Jenkins1592009-20192TM
34Ndamukong Suh1582010-20194TM
35Devin McCourty1552010-2019nwe
36Adrian Peterson1542007-20194TM
37Tramon Williams1532007-20193TM
38Ryan Kalil1522007-20192TM
39Clay Matthews1502009-20192TM
40Mike Adams1492004-20196TM
DeSean Jackson1492008-20193TM
Matthew Stafford1492009-2019det
43Ramon Foster1452009-2019pit
44Cameron Jordan1432011-2019nor
Ben Watson1432004-20194TM
46LeSean McCoy1412009-20193TM
47Ryan Kerrigan1402011-2019was
Earl Thomas1402010-20192TM
49Michael Crabtree1392009-20194TM
Ryan Fitzpatrick1392005-20198TM
Gerald McCoy1392010-20192TM
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