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The Best NFL Players From Connecticut

Updated August 2, 2019 359 votes 80 voters 2.8k views15 items

List RulesVote up the top pro football players born or raised in Connecticut

This is a list of the best NFL players from Connecticut! The Land of Steady Habits could be called the Land of Steady NFL Legends, as this list of Connecticut NFL players is comprised of Hall of Famers, sure-fire Hall of Famers, and Pro Bowlers.

The Constitutional State has given us players from all three facets of the game of football: offensive dynamos, defensive powerhouses, and special teams aces.

Disagree with anything on this list of the top Connecticut NFL players? Vote on who you think is the very best. Share the list with your friends and see who they think deserves the top spot.

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    Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Dwight Freeney

    Hartford, Connecticut

    PositionOutside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

    Age40

    TeamsIndianapolis Colts, Syracuse Orange football, San Diego Chargers

    Dwight Jason Freeney (born February 19, 1980) is a former American football defensive end who... more on Wikipedia
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    Floyd Little is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Floyd Little

    New Haven, Connecticut

    PositionHalfback

    Age78

    TeamsDenver Broncos, Syracuse Orange football

    Floyd Douglas Little (born July 4, 1942) is a retired American football halfback, and was a... more on Wikipedia
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    Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Jordan Reed

    New London, Connecticut

    PositionTight end

    Age30

    TeamsWashington Redskins

    Jordan Q. Reed (born July 3, 1990) is an American football tight end for the Washington... more on Wikipedia
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    Bill Romanowski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Bill Romanowski

    Vernon, Connecticut

    Age54

    TeamsDenver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Boston College Eagles football

    William Thomas Romanowski (born April 2, 1966) is a former American football linebacker. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Joe Horn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Joe Horn

    New Haven, Connecticut

    PositionWide receiver

    Age48

    TeamsNew Orleans Saints, Memphis Mad Dogs, Kansas City Chiefs, Atlanta

    Joseph Horn (born January 16, 1972) is a former American football wide receiver and current... more on Wikipedia
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    Bob Skoronski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Bob Skoronski

    Ansonia, Connecticut

    PositionTackle, Offensive Lineman

    Age86

    TeamsGreen Bay Packers

    Bob Skoronski (born Robert Francis Skowronski; March 5, 1934 – October 30, 2018) was an... more on Wikipedia
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    Terrance Knighton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Terrance Knighton

    Hartford, Connecticut

    PositionDefensive tackle

    Age34

    TeamsDenver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars

    Terrance O'Neil Knighton (born July 4, 1986) is a former American football defensive tackle.... more on Wikipedia
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    John Carney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    John Carney

    Hartford, Connecticut

    PositionPlacekicker

    Age56

    TeamsNew Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars

    John Michael Carney (born April 20, 1964) is a retired American football placekicker. He was... more on Wikipedia
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    Nick Pietrosante is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Nick Pietrosante

    Derby, Connecticut

    PositionFullback

    AgeDied at 51 (1937-1988)

    Nicholas Vincent Pietrosante (September 10, 1937 – February 6, 1988), commonly known as Nick... more on Wikipedia
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    Eugene Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Eugene Robinson

    Hartford, Connecticut

    PositionSafety, Defensive back

    Age57

    Eugene Keefe Robinson (born May 28, 1963) is a former professional American football player... more on Wikipedia
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    Tom Condon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Tom Condon

    Derby, Connecticut

    PositionOffensive Lineman, Guard

    Age67

    TeamsNew England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, Boston College Eagles football

    Thomas Joseph Condon (born October 26, 1952) is an American football agent. He was named the... more on Wikipedia
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    Niko Koutouvides is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Niko Koutouvides

    New Britain, Connecticut

    PositionLinebacker

    Age39

    TeamsTampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots

    Niko Stelios Koutouvides (born March 25, 1981) is a former American football linebacker. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Andy Robustelli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Andy Robustelli

    Stamford, Connecticut

    AgeDec. at 86 (1925-2011)

    TeamsLos Angeles Rams, New York Giants

    Andrew Richard Robustelli (December 6, 1925 – May 31, 2011) was an American football defensive... more on Wikipedia
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    Terry Wooden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Terry Wooden

    Hartford, Connecticut

    PositionLinebacker

    Age53

    Terry Wooden (born January 14, 1967) is a former American Football linebacker who played for... more on Wikipedia
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    Ken Strong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
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    Ken Strong

    West Haven, Connecticut

    PositionRunning back, Tackle, Halfback, Punter, Quarterback

    AgeDec. at 73 (1906-1979)

    Elmer Kenneth Strong (April 21, 1906 – October 5, 1979) was an American football halfback and... more on Wikipedia
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