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Where Do Payton, Butkus And Sayers Rank?

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Walter Payton (Photo Credit: Getty Images, By: Jonathan Daniel)

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The NFL released its list of the top 100 players in NFL history. This is a list that is sure to stir up plenty of controversy and debate. The Bears have eight former players who made the list:

Player (NFL Rank, Fan Rank)

Walter Payton (5, 3)

Dick Butkus (10, 18)

Bronko Nagurski (19, -)

Gale Sayers (22, 26)

Sid Luckman (33, -)

Red Grange (48, -)

Mike Singletary (58, 15)

Mike Ditka (59, 55)

Other than Payton, the top five was made up of Jerry Rice, Jim Brown, Lawrence Taylor and Joe Montana.

Click here to see the NFL’s complete top 100 rankings.

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