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The Best NFL Players From Arizona  

Ranker NFL
150 votes 20 voters 36 items

List Rules Vote up the top pro football players born or raised in Arizona

This is a list of the best NFL players from Arizona! It features Hall of Famers, monsters on defense, and a Harvard-educated quarterback. Whether they're from Phoenix, Tuscon, or Scottsdale, there are enough great NFL players from Arizona to fill the Grand Canyon. So who do you think is the best NFL player from the Copper State? 

Vote for the top Arizona NFL players and add anyone missing from the list.

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Darren Woodson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Darren Woodson Phoenix, Arizona
Darren Ray Woodson (born April 25, 1969) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He played his entire career for the Dallas Cowboys from 1992 to 2003. He was ...more
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Randall McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Randall McDaniel Phoenix, Arizona
Randall Cornell McDaniel (born December 19, 1964) is an American former football player who was an offensive guard in the National Football League (NFL).
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Curley Culp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Yuma, Arizona
Curley Culp (born March 10, 1946) is a former professional American football player. An offensive and defensive lineman, he played college football at Arizona State University, was the NCAA ...more
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Myles Jack is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America
Myles David Jack (born September 3, 1995) is an American football linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the UCLA Bruins ...more
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Todd Heap is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Todd Heap Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
Todd Benjamin Heap (born March 16, 1980) is a former American football tight end who played 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Arizona State ...more
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Danny White is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Wilford Daniel White (born February 9, 1952) is a former quarterback and punter for the Dallas Cowboys and an American football coach in the Arena Football League. He has been the color ...more
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Cameron Jordan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Cameron Jordan Chandler, Arizona
Cameron Tyler Jordan (born July 10, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at California, and ...more
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Ryan Fitzpatrick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Gilbert, Arizona
Ryan Joseph Fitzpatrick (born November 24, 1982), nicknamed Fitzmagic, is an American football quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the St. ...more
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Taylor Lewan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Scottsdale, Phoenix, Arizona
Taylor Curtis Lewan (born July 22, 1991) is an American football offensive tackle for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Titans in the first round ...more
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Steve Jordan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Steven Russell Jordan (born January 10, 1961) is a former American football tight end who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Minnesota Vikings from 1982 to 1994. He played ...more
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Andrus Peat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Chandler, Arizona, United States
Andrus Jamerson Peat (born November 4, 1993) is an American football guard. He played college football at Stanford. As a high school senior, he was considered the best college football recruit ...more
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Christian Kirk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America
Christian Davon Kirk (born November 18, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas A&M. ...more
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Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
Rodney Peete (born March 16, 1966) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 years. He played college football for the USC Trojans ...more
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Brett Hundley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Brett Hundley, Jr. is an American football quarterback. He played college football at UCLA and was the Bruins starting quarterback from 2012 to 2014. He is the school's career leader in both ...more
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Bart Oates is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Bart Steven Oates (born December 16, 1958) is a former American football player in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers. He played center for the ...more
16
Everson Griffen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Everson Griffen Avondale, Arizona
Everson Griffen (born December 22, 1987) is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was selected in the fourth round and 100th overall ...more
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Nick Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Nick Harris Avondale, Arizona
Nicholas John Harris (born July 23, 1978) is a former American football punter. He played college football at the University of California, Berkeley, where he set the NCAA record for career ...more
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Randy Robbins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Randy Robbins Casa Grande, Arizona
Randy Robbins (born September 14, 1962 in Casa Grande, Arizona) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Arizona. ...more
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Manny Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Manny Hendrix Phoenix, Arizona
Manuel Hendrix (born October 20, 1964) is a former American football cornerback who played in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college basketball at the University ...more
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Tim Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Tim Smith Tucson, Arizona
Timothy Francis Smith (born March 20, 1957) is a former National Football League wide receiver who played for the Houston Oilers (1980–1986).
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John Tait is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
John Bernard Tait (born January 26, 1975) is a former American football offensive tackle, who played for both the Kansas City Chiefs and the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was ...more
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J. J. Jansen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
J. J. Jansen Phoenix, Arizona
Jeffrey Richard "J. J." Jansen (born January 20, 1986) is an American football long snapper for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Green ...more
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Devon Kennard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Devon Kennard Phoenix, Arizona
Devon Kennard (born June 24, 1991) is an American football linebacker for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round of the ...more
24
Brooks Reed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Brooks Reed (born February 28, 1987) is an American football outside linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of ...more
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Blake Martinez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Players From Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Blake Martinez is an American Football Inside Linebacker for the Stanford Cardinal.