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The Best NFL Players From Connecticut  

Ranker NFL
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List Rules Vote 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.

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Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
New London, Connecticut
Jordan Q. Reed (born July 3, 1990) is an American football tight end for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida, and was drafted by ...more
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Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
Dwight Jason Freeney is a former American football defensive end who played 16 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Syracuse, where he earned unanimous ...more
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Bill Romanowski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Vernon, Connecticut, United States of America
William Thomas "Bill" Romanowski is a former American football player. He was born in Vernon, Connecticut. A linebacker, he graduated from Rockville High School in 1984, Boston College ...more
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Floyd Little is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
New Haven, Connecticut
Floyd Douglas Little is a Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, and was a three-time American football All-American running back at Syracuse University. In 1967 he was the 6th selection of the ...more
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Joe Horn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Joe Horn New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Joseph Horn is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 1996 NFL Draft, and also played for the New Orleans Saints, the ...more
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John Carney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut
John Michael Carney is a retired American football placekicker. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 1987. He played college football at Notre Dame. Carney has ...more
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Eugene Robinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut
Eugene Keefe Robinson is a former professional American football player who played free safety. He played collegiately at Colgate University. In his 16-year NFL career, Robinson played for the ...more
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Terry Wooden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut
Terry Wooden is a former American Football linebacker who played for three teams, the Seattle Seahawks, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Oakland Raiders from 1990 to 1998. Wooden played college ...more
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Terrance Knighton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut
Terrance O'Neil Knighton nicknamed Pot Roast Or Ham Pot by many is an American football nose tackle for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the ...more
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Bob Skoronski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Ansonia, Connecticut
Robert Skoronski was a tackle in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers. Skoronski attended Indiana University and went to high school in his home state of Connecticut at ...more
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Nick Pietrosante is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Nick Pietrosante Derby, Connecticut
Nick Pietrosante was an All-Pro fullback in the National Football League. Raised in Ansonia, Connecticut, he attended Notre Dame High School of West Haven, Connecticut, graduating with the Class ...more
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Tom Condon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Derby, Connecticut
Thomas Joseph Condon, and raised in Ansonia, CT, is an American football agent. He was named the most powerful agent in American football by Sporting News in 2006 and heads the Football Division ...more
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Niko Koutouvides is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
New Britain, Connecticut
Niko Stelios Koutouvides is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue. He has ...more
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Andy Robustelli is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
Stamford, Connecticut
Andrew Richard "Andy" Robustelli was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and the New York Giants. He played college football at ...more
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Ken Strong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Connecticut
West Haven, Connecticut
Elmer Kenneth Strong, Jr. was a college and professional American football player. After a college career as multi-year All-American at New York University, he went on to play professional ...more