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Jim Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 10 Best Football Players of the 1960's
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James Nathaniel "Jim" Brown is an American former professional football player and actor. He is best known for his exceptional and record-setting nine year career as a running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League from 1957 to 1965. In 2002, he was named by Sporting News as the greatest professional football player ever. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest professional athletes in the history of the United States. ...more

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Dick Butkus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 10 Best Football Players of the 1960's
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Richard Marvin "Dick" Butkus is a former American football linebacker who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted in 1965 and he is also widely regarded as one of the best and most durable linebackers of all time. Butkus started as a football player for the University of Illinois and the Chicago Bears. He became a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979. He played nine seasons in the NFL for the Chicago Bears. Billed at 6 ft 3 in, 245 lb, he was one of the most feared and intimidating linebackers of his time, being named the most feared tackler of all time by NFL.com in 2009. ...more

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Bart Starr is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 10 Best Football Players of the 1960's
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Bryan Bartlett "Bart" Starr is a former professional American football player and coach. He wore #15 and he was the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1956 to 1971, during which time he became the only quarterback in NFL history to lead a team to five championships as well as Super Bowls I and II. He was less successful as the Packers' head coach, compiling a record of 52–76–3 from 1975 to 1983. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the first two Super Bowls and earned four Pro Bowl selections. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1977. He won the league MVP award in 1966. Starr has the highest playoff passer rating of any ...more

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Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 10 Best Football Players of the 1960's
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John Constantine "Johnny" Unitas, nicknamed "Johnny U", or "The Golden Arm", was an American professional American football player who played from the 1950s through the 1970s. He spent the majority of his career playing for the Baltimore Colts. He was a record-setting quarterback, and the National Football League's most valuable player in 1959, 1964 and 1967. For 52 years he held the record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass, until New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke his long standing record on October 7, 2012. Unitas was the prototype of the modern era marquee quarterback with a strong passing game, media fanfare, and widespread popularity. He has been consistently ...more

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