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The Best NFL Players From Washington

Updated November 23, 2019 1.3k votes 108 voters 2.9k views51 items

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

Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Washington! Washington has produced Hall of Famers like John Elway, one of the best quarterbacks of all time, and Brian Urlacher, as well as a surprising number of kickers. 

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

  • John Elway1
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    John Elway

    Port Angeles, Washington

    PositionQuarterback

    Age55

    TeamsDenver Broncos

    John Albert Elway Jr. (born June 28, 1960) is a former American football quarterback who is...  more
  • Brian Urlacher2
    50
    9

    Brian Urlacher

    Pasco, Tri-Cities

    PositionLinebacker

    Age37

    TeamsNew Mexico Lobos Football, Chicago Bears

    Brian Urlacher (; born May 25, 1978) is a former American football linebacker who spent his...  more
  • Cooper Kupp3
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    17

    Cooper Kupp

    Yakima, Washington

    PositionWide receiver

    TeamsLos Angeles Rams

    Cooper Dough Kupp (born June 15, 1993) is an American football wide receiver for the Los...  more
  • Drew Bledsoe4
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    Drew Bledsoe

    Ellensburg, Washington

    PositionQuarterback

    Age43

    TeamsBuffalo Bills, New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys

    Drew McQueen Bledsoe (born February 14, 1972) is a former American football quarterback who...  more
  • Marcus Trufant5
    35
    12

    Marcus Trufant

    Tacoma, Washington

    PositionCornerback

    Age39

    TeamsSeattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars

    Marcus Lavon Trufant (born December 25, 1980) is a former American football player who was a...  more
  • Jermaine Kearse6
    33
    14

    Jermaine Kearse

    Lakewood, Washington

    PositionWide receiver

    Age30

    TeamsSeattle Seahawks, Washington Huskies football

    Jermaine Kearse is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National...  more
  • Desmond Trufant7
    29
    10

    Desmond Trufant

    Tacoma, Washington

    PositionCornerback

    Age30

    TeamsWashington Huskies football, Atlanta Falcons

    Desmond Trufant is an American football cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National...  more
  • Alex Smith8
    36
    18

    Alex Smith

    Seattle, Washington

    PositionQuarterback

    Age31

    TeamsSan Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Football Team

    Alexander Douglas Smith (born May 7, 1984) is an American football quarterback for the...  more
  • David DeCastro9
    30
    12

    David DeCastro

    Bellevue, Washington

    PositionGuard

    Age25

    TeamsPittsburgh Steelers

    David William DeCastro is an American football guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the...  more
  • Jonathan Stewart10
    27
    10

    Jonathan Stewart

    Fort Lewis, Washington

    PositionRunning back

    Age33

    TeamsCarolina Panthers, Oregon Ducks football

    Jonathan Creon Stewart (born March 21, 1987) is a former American football running back. He...  more
  • Corey Dillon11
    30
    17

    Corey Dillon

    Seattle, Washington

    PositionRunning back

    Age45

    TeamsCincinnati Bengals, Washington Huskies football, New England Patriots

    Corey James Dillon (born October 24, 1974) is a former American football running back who...  more
  • John Hekker12
    23
    11

    John Hekker

    Redmond, Washington

    PositionPunter

    Age30

    TeamsSt. Louis Rams

    John "Johnny" Robert Hekker is an American football punter for the St. Louis Rams of the...  more
  • Jon Kitna13
    18
    10

    Jon Kitna

    Tacoma, Washington

    PositionQuarterback

    Age48

    TeamsDallas Cowboys

    Jon Kelly Kitna (born September 21, 1972) is an American football coach and former quarterback...  more
  • Mark Bruener14
    17
    10

    Mark Bruener

    Aberdeen, Washington

    PositionTight end

    Age48

    Mark Frederick Bruener (born September 16, 1972) is a former American football tight end of...  more
  • Steve Gleason15
    13
    8

    Steve Gleason

    Spokane, Washington

    PositionSafety, Linebacker, Defensive back

    Age43

    Stephen Michael Gleason (born March 19, 1977) is a former professional American football...  more
  • Eric Metcalf16
    18
    14

    Eric Metcalf

    Seattle, Washington

    PositionRunning back, Return specialist, Wide receiver

    Age52

    Eric Quinn Metcalf (born January 23, 1968) is a former American football player who was...  more
  • Austin Seferian-Jenkins17
    16
    16

    Austin Seferian-Jenkins

    Fox Island, Washington

    Age27

    TeamsWashington Huskies men's basketball, Washington Huskies football

    Austin Seferian-Jenkins is an American football tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the...  more
  • Jeff Jaeger18
    11
    10

    Jeff Jaeger

    Tacoma, Washington

    PositionPlacekicker

    Age55

    Jeff Todd Jaeger (born November 26, 1964) is a former American college and professional...  more
  • Benji Olson19
    10
    9

    Benji Olson

    Bremerton, Washington

    PositionGuard

    Age45

    Benjamin Dempsey Olson (born June 5, 1975) is a former American college and professional...  more
  • Steve Emtman20
    8
    6

    Steve Emtman

    Spokane, Washington

    PositionDefensive tackle, Lineman, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

    Age50

    TeamsIndianapolis Colts, Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins

    Steven Charles Emtman (born April 16, 1970) is a retired professional American football...  more
  • Jason Hanson21
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    Jason Hanson

    Spokane, Washington

    PositionPlacekicker

    Age50

    TeamsDetroit Lions

    Jason Hanson (born June 17, 1970) is an American retired football player who was a placekicker...  more
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    Anthony Davis

    Kennewick, Tri-Cities

    PositionLinebacker

    Age51

    Anthony Darvise Davis (born March 7, 1969) is a former American football linebacker in the...  more
  • James Hasty23
    10
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    James Hasty

    Seattle, Washington

    PositionCornerback

    Age55

    James Edward Hasty (born May 23, 1965) is a former professional American football cornerback...  more
  • Ernie Conwell24
    6
    6

    Ernie Conwell

    Renton, Washington

    PositionTight end

    Age48

    Ernest Harold Conwell (born August 17, 1972) is a former American football tight end in the...  more
  • Taylor Mays25
    12
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    Taylor Mays

    Irving, Texas

    PositionSafety

    Age32

    TeamsUSC Trojans football, Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers

    Taylor Mays (born February 7, 1988) is an American football safety who is currently a free...  more