via press release:
NOS. 100-91 REVEALED ON PREMIERE OF TOP 100 PLAYERS OF 2013
Third Consecutive Year Current NFL Players Have Ranked the Top 100 Players in the NFL
Quotes from The Top 100 Players of 2013 Reactions Show Featuring Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy and S Dashon Goldson
NFL Network’s The Top 100 Players of 2013 Presented by Buffalo Wild Wings series began on Saturday unveiling players #100-91 as determined by current NFL players. After tonight, the 11-episode, weekly series continues Thursday, May 2 at 8:00 PM ET, and each subsequent Thursday, until the back-to-back episode finale unveils the top 10 players of 2013 on June 27 at 8:00 PM ET and 9:00 PM ET.
Players Ranked No. 100 Through No. 91 on The Top 100 Players of 2013
Please note: Link is to video segment from The Top 100 Players of 2013 in which the specific player was profiled. Segment features interviews with other, current NFL players speaking about specific player.
100. Dennis Pitta – Baltimore Ravens, TE
99. Trent Williams – Washington Redskins, OT
98. Maurice Jones-Drew – Jacksonville Jaguars, RB
97. Heath Miller – Pittsburgh Steelers, TE
96. Dashon Goldson – San Francisco 49ers/Tampa Bay Buccaneers, S
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95. Max Unger – Seattle Seahawks, OL
94. Daryl Washington – Arizona Cardinals, LB
93. Anquan Boldin – Baltimore Ravens/ San Francisco 49ers, WR
92. Gerald McCoy – Tampa Bay Buccaneers, DT
91. Troy Polamalu – Pittsburgh Steelers, SS
Quotes from The Top 100 Players of 2013 Reactions Show:
Following each weekly episode, The Top 100 Players of 2013 Reactions show airs live from the NFL Network studios at 9:00 PM ET. Hosted by Lindsay Rhodes and joined by current NFL Network analysts, the one-hour show provides instant reaction to players unveiled – and not unveiled – on the latest episode.
This week NFL Network analysts LaDainian Tomlinson and Heath Evans were joined by Yahoo! Sports’ Michael Silver on the show. Also, Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Dashon Goldson and Gerald McCoy joined the show in-studio.
Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy
On making The NFL Top 100 Players of 2013 for the first time:
“I told my family, it was one of my goals to be on the NFL Top 100 list. I usually don’t set personal goals except not to remain stagnant, get better. I actually told them I wanted to make the list. Next year, my goal is to be a lot higher. Getting on the list shows the respect I have gotten from my peers.”
On Washington Redskins OT Trent Williams making The NFL Top 100 Players of 2013:
“I am happy for him. He is my brother. Congrats to him.”
Buccaneers S Dashon Goldson
On making the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013 and being No. 96:
“I did not make the list last year, so I came into the season with a chip on my shoulder. It felt good to be recognized and get the respect. I thought I should be higher. I put a lot of work in this year. There other good players on the list, but I do deserve a higher ranking.”
On new teammate, CB Darrelle Revis:
“I see him in top 20-30 players still in the NFL.”
NFL Network analyst LaDainian Tomlinson
“Maurice Jones Drew is right where he should be ranked No. 98.”
NFL Network analyst Heath Evans
“A healthy Maurice Jones Drew would be someone I would want to start my team with in 2013.”
To view complete segments from The Top 100 Players of 2013 Reaction show:
Goldson and McCoy in studio: http://on.nfl.com/187Vfpq
Was RB Maurice Jones Drew ranked too low?: http://on.nfl.com/187Wrca
The Troy Polamalu debate: http://on.nfl.com/ZP8r1N
To view the complete press release for The Top 100 Players of 2013, please visit: http://on.nfl.com/11LgRH1
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