Football The Best NFL Players From Louisiana  

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Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Louisiana! The Pelican State has given us the Peyton Manning and Eli Manning, two of the best NFL quarterbacks of all time, as well as Marshall Faulk and Ed Reed, who are simply two of the best football players ever.

Vote for who you think are the top NFL players from Louisiana and add any of your favorites missing from the list!

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Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Peyton Williams Manning is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. A five-time league MVP, he played for the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons ...more
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Odell Beckham Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Odell Cornelious Beckham Jr., is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2014 ...more
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Andrew Whitworth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America
Andrew James Whitworth is an American football offensive lineman for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He played college football for Louisiana State University. He was ...more
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Kyle Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Ruston, Louisiana, United States of America
Kyle Derrick Williams is an American football defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He played college football for Louisiana State University. He was drafted by ...more
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Matt Forté is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States of America
Matthew Garrett Forte is a former American football running back who played ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Tulane and was drafted by the Chicago ...more
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Jarvis Landry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Convent, Louisiana
Jarvis Charles Landry is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dolphins in the second round of ...more
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Ed Reed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
St. Rose, Louisiana, United States of America
Edward Earl Reed, Jr. is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the University of Miami, where he was a two-time consensus All-American. He was ...more
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Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Marshall William Faulk is an American former college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for twelve seasons. He played college football for ...more
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Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Reginald "Reggie" Wayne is an American football wide receiver who is a free agent. He played college football for the University of Miami, and was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in ...more
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Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Cut Off, Louisiana, United States of America
Bobby Joseph Hebert Jr.,; born August 19, 1960 is an American sportscaster who is best known as a retired Pro bowl American football quarterback of the New Orleans Saints. He played ...more
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Kevin Faulk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America
Kevin Troy Faulk is a former American football running back who spent his entire 13-year career playing for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the ...more
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Leonard Fournette is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Leonard Joseph Fournette III is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU, and was drafted by the ...more
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Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
Terry Paxton Bradshaw is a former American football quarterback who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League. Since 1994, he has been a TV analyst and co-host of Fox ...more
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Eli Manning is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Elisha Nelson "Eli" Manning is an American football quarterback for the New York Giants of the National Football League and is the active iron man for consecutive starts by a ...more
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Aeneas Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Aeneas Demetrius Williams . He played college football for Southern University and was drafted in the third round (59th overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft. Williams was inducted into the Pro ...more
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Ike Taylor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Gretna, Louisiana, United States of America
Ivan "Ike" Taylor is a retired American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft, and spent his entire 12-year career in ...more
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Alan Faneca is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Alan Joseph Faneca, Jr. is a former American college and professional football player who was a guard in the National Football League for thirteen seasons. He played college football for ...more
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Charlie Joiner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Many, Louisiana, United States of America
Charles B. Joiner Jr. is a former American football player who starred in professional football for eighteen seasons, virtually exclusively at the position of wide receiver. He retired with the ...more
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Tyrann Mathieu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Tyrann Devine Mathieu is an American football free safety and cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football for Louisiana State University. ...more
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Mike Wallace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Burnell Michael "Mike" Wallace III is an American football wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He played college football for Ole Miss, and was ...more
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Billy Joe DuPree is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America
Billy Joe DuPree is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League who played his entire career for the Dallas Cowboys. He attended Michigan State University.
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Stan Humphries is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
William Stanley "Stan" Humphries is a former professional American football quarterback. He played for the Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. ...more
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Kordell Stewart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Kordell Stewart, nicknamed "Slash," is a former American football quarterback who played eleven years in the National Football League. Stewart attended the University of Colorado and ...more
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Stephen Gostkowski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
Stephen Carroll Gostkowski is an American football placekicker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft with the ...more
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Jim Taylor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Players From Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
James Charles "Jim" Taylor is a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League. Taylor played for ten seasons, from 1958-67. He is a member of the Pro ...more