Can You Match the NFL Player to His Playing Position?

By: John Miller

5 Min Quiz

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The NFL is chock full of guys who have made a (very lucrative) career out of playing with a cowhide ball. Can you match these popular players to the correct team?

Tom Brady

Brady is now regarded as one of the best QBs ever to play in the NFL. Not bad for a kid who was drafted in the sixth round.

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Ezekiel Elliott

Running back Ezekiel Elliott was picked fourth overall in the 2016 draft, and he immediately rewarded the Cowboys for their confidence in him. He led the entire league in rushing yards and made the Pro Bowl as a rookie.

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Aaron Rodgers

Is Rodgers a QB or a magician? He looks like any other scrawny dude off of the street, but in an NFL uniform, he can conjure long bombs and comebacks like a wizard.

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Odell Beckham Jr.

Forget the clown hair and arrogance. Beckham Jr. Is easily one of the most dynamic players in the league, making acrobatic catches all over the field no matter how hard defenses try to shut him down.

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Julio Jones

Before he became a standout receiver for the Falcons, Jones was an extraordinary playmaker at (where else?) Alabama. He's 6'3 and weighs 220 pounds but can outrun most players on the field at any given time.

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A.J. Green

Green was the fourth pick of the 2011 draft, and he went to the Bengals. Since then, he's been one of the few true weapons on the Bengals offense.

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Matt Ryan

Ryan is the guy who led the Falcons to a huge lead over the Patriots in the Super Bowl. But he's just a QB -- so he couldn't do anything to stop Atlanta's defensive meltdown, which let the Pats come back and win the game.

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Von Miller

Von Miller is an outside linebacker who adds serious athleticism to the Broncos defense. His talent was obvious from the get-go -- he was picked second in the 2011 draft.

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Drew Brees

Brees is the poster boy quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he led the Saints to the Super Bowl, where they won in the feel-good game of the century.

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Aaron Donald

Donald was a unanimous All-American defensive tackle at Pittsburgh. Now, he terrorizes offensive lines for the Los Angeles Rams.

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Eric Berry

Berry is one of the best safeties in the NFL, and the Chiefs are a vicious defense when he's on the field. Berry notably bounced back from cancer to regain his status as one of the finest defenders in football.

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Trevor Siemian

Siemian is the starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Although he's a seventh-round draft pick, his recent play has cemented his value with the team, and fans hope he's the next coming of Peyton Manning.

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Dak Prescott

Prescott excelled in college with Mississippi State. Then, he joined the Cowboys and found immediate success as Tony Romo's successor behind center.

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Patrick Peterson

Peterson is a shutdown cornerback who currently plays for the Cardinals. He's so consistent that he made the Pro Bowl in each of his first six seasons.

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Alex Smith

In 2005, Smith was the first overall pick of the NFL draft and now plays for the Chiefs. Since then, he's had his share of big plays but has never quite reached elite status in the league.

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Kareem Hunt

Could a third-round running back be the key to rebooting the Chiefs' mediocre rushing attack? Maybe Hunt, who played for Toledo in college, can help smooth over Kansas City's mourning of Jamaal Charles.

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David Johnson

After an extraordinary career at the University of Northern Iowa, Johnson was picked by the Cardinals in the third round of the 2015 draft. In 2016, he became a true NFL star by running for 100 yards or more in 15 straight contests.

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Derek Carr

Never mind the fact that Raiders QB Derek Carr always looks like he's sweating black mascara. The dude can play. Had he not broken his leg at the end of the 2016 season, Oakland would've almost certainly made noise in the playoffs.

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Khalil Mack

Mack is a scary-good defensive end who plays for the Raiders. He owns the NCAA record for forced fumbles, and in the NFL, he's still a monster -- he was voted first-team All-Pro in two different positions, the first person ever with that distinction.

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Antonio Brown

In college, Brown made a name for himself as a spectacular kick returner. He's no less impressive in the NFL, where he's regarded as one of the best wide receivers in the league. Perhaps it's due to a rather large chip on his shoulder -- he wasn't picked by the Steelers until the sixth round of the draft

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Tyron Smith

Tyron Smith is a gargantuan offensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys. In 2011, he was the ninth overall player -- and first offensive lineman -- taken in the draft.

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Ben Rothlisberger

Ben Rothlisberger might be a bit of a diva, but he's also a quarterback extraordinare. He's a tremendous passer, but it's his winning percentage (71%) that makes him one of the best Steelers ever to take the field.

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J.J. Watt

Watt is a defensive end for the Houston Texans, and when he's healthy, he's sometimes the best player on the gridiron. He can play both sides of the ball and twice has had more than 20 sacks in a single season.

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Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman talks more trash than most NFL defenders, but he almost always backs it up. From his cornerback position, he challenges the best receivers in the game.

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Earl Thomas

Thomas, a free safety for the Seahawks, was a major factor in helping his team secure its first-ever Super Bowl win. But lingering injuries mean his NFL career may be spiraling toward an end.

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Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford is the undisputed comeback king of Detroit. He has more comeback wins (in a single season) than any other QB in league history. And this being Detroit, his services are needed more often than not.

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Travis Kelce

Travis Kelce is one of the most talented tight ends in the NFL -- and perhaps a successor to Rob Gronkowski's throne. But his juvenile antics cost the Chiefs time and again in yardage and field position.

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Mike Evans

Evans is a slashing wide receiver for the Buccaneers. In his third season, he had more than 1,300 yards receiving and scored 12 touchdowns.

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Russell Wilson

At 5'11, many scouts though Russell Wilson was too short to start at QB in the NFL. They were so, so wrong. Wilson's tenacity and talent made him a Super Bowl winner in Seattle.

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LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy has proved to be one of the NFL's most consistent running backs. He's rushed for more than 9,000 yards and figures to tally a lot more thanks to a $40 million contract with the Bills.

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