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Published: May 21, 2018 at 09:00 p.m.

Mind-boggling stats for the Top 100 Players of 2018: 60-51

The “Top 100 Players of 2018” countdown continues. See the mind-blowing stats which prove why these guys are on the list.

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  • Carr has been one of the Raiders' most prolific passers to this point in his career. His 14,690 passing yards and 103 touchdowns are both the most by a Raiders quarterback in his first four seasons in team history.
 
Carr also made his third straight Pro Bowl and joins Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger as the only quarterbacks to make the Pro Bowl in each of the last three seasons. 10

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    60. Derek Carr, QB, Oakland Raiders

    Carr has been one of the Raiders' most prolific passers to this point in his career. His 14,690 passing yards and 103 touchdowns are both the most by a Raiders quarterback in his first four seasons in team history. Carr also made his third straight Pro Bowl and joins Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger as the only quarterbacks to make the Pro Bowl in each of the last three seasons.

  • Over the last two seasons, Hayward has been a ballhawk, hauling in 11 interceptions, which is tied with Marcus Peters for the most in the NFL.
 
In 2017, Hayward allowed a reception percentage of just 48.1, which was the fourth-lowest among all players with at least 80 defensive targets. 9

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    59. Casey Hayward, CB, Los Angeles Chargers

    Over the last two seasons, Hayward has been a ballhawk, hauling in 11 interceptions, which is tied with Marcus Peters for the most in the NFL. In 2017, Hayward allowed a reception percentage of just 48.1, which was the fourth-lowest among all players with at least 80 defensive targets.

  • Last season, Fournette (20.6) joined Ezekiel Elliott (24.2) and Le'Veon Bell (21.4) as the only players in the NFL to average 20 carries per game.
 
The rookie turned that into 1,040 rush yards and nine rushing touchdowns joining Todd Gurley, Mark Ingram, Le'Veon Bell and Jordan Howard as the only players in the NFL with at least 1,000 rush yards and nine rushing touchdowns. 8

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    58. Leonard Fournette, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars

    Last season, Fournette (20.6) joined Ezekiel Elliott (24.2) and Le'Veon Bell (21.4) as the only players in the NFL to average 20 carries per game. The rookie turned that into 1,040 rush yards and nine rushing touchdowns joining Todd Gurley, Mark Ingram, Le'Veon Bell and Jordan Howard as the only players in the NFL with at least 1,000 rush yards and nine rushing touchdowns.

  • Williams had another solid season allowing just two sacks, which were the second-fewest in a single season in his career (allowed one sack in 2016).
 
Williams also made his sixth straight Pro Bowl and is the only offensive lineman in the NFL to make the Pro Bowl in each of his last six seasons. 7

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    57. Trent Williams, T, Washington Redskins

    Williams had another solid season allowing just two sacks, which were the second-fewest in a single season in his career (allowed one sack in 2016). Williams also made his sixth straight Pro Bowl and is the only offensive lineman in the NFL to make the Pro Bowl in each of his last six seasons.

  • In 2017, Rivers became one of nine quarterbacks in NFL history to amass at least 50,000 pass yards (finished with 50,348).
 
Rivers also recorded his 12th straight season with at least 3,000 passing yards, which tied Ben Roethlisberger for the third-longest active streak in the NFL. Only Drew Brees (14) and Eli Manning (13) have longer active streaks. 6

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    56. Philip Rivers, QB, Chargers

    In 2017, Rivers became one of nine quarterbacks in NFL history to amass at least 50,000 pass yards (finished with 50,348). Rivers also recorded his 12th straight season with at least 3,000 passing yards, which tied Ben Roethlisberger for the third-longest active streak in the NFL. Only Drew Brees (14) and Eli Manning (13) have longer active streaks.

  • For the first time in his career, Rhodes was named a First-Team All-Pro for all his contributions to the Vikings' top-ranked defense.
 
Despite the accolades in 2017, Rhodes has been stout in the secondary ever since he entered the NFL in 2013. In that span, Rhodes and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are the only two players in the NFL with at least 60 passes defensed and 10 tackles for loss. 5

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    55. Xavier Rhodes, CB, Minnesota Vikings

    For the first time in his career, Rhodes was named a First-Team All-Pro for all his contributions to the Vikings' top-ranked defense. Despite the accolades in 2017, Rhodes has been stout in the secondary ever since he entered the NFL in 2013. In that span, Rhodes and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are the only two players in the NFL with at least 60 passes defensed and 10 tackles for loss.

  • After leading the NFL in rushing in 2016, Elliott ran for 983 yards in 10 games last season. His 98.3 rushing yards per game average was actually the highest in the NFL among qualified running backs.
 
Elliott has 2,614 rushing yards since entering NFL in 2016, which is the most by a Cowboys player in his first two seasons in team history (114 more than Emmitt Smith). 4

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    54. Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Dallas Cowboys

    After leading the NFL in rushing in 2016, Elliott ran for 983 yards in 10 games last season. His 98.3 rushing yards per game average was actually the highest in the NFL among qualified running backs. Elliott has 2,614 rushing yards since entering NFL in 2016, which is the most by a Cowboys player in his first two seasons in team history (114 more than Emmitt Smith).

  • Talib has been tormenting quarterbacks since he entered the NFL in 2008. In that span he has snagged 34 interceptions, which is the most in the NFL among active players.
 
His consistent production has been rewarded in the way of Pro Bowls. Over the last five seasons, Talib and Patrick Peterson are the only two defensive backs to make the Pro Bowl every season. 3

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    53. Aqib Talib, CB, Los Angeles Rams

    Talib has been tormenting quarterbacks since he entered the NFL in 2008. In that span he has snagged 34 interceptions, which is the most in the NFL among active players. His consistent production has been rewarded in the way of Pro Bowls. Over the last five seasons, Talib and Patrick Peterson are the only two defensive backs to make the Pro Bowl every season.

  • Landry was the model of consistency in 2017, becoming the only player in the NFL to record five-or-more receptions in all 16 games.
 
In addition, his 400 career receptions are the most by any player in his first four seasons in NFL history. 2

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    52. Jarvis Landry, WR, Cleveland Browns

    Landry was the model of consistency in 2017, becoming the only player in the NFL to record five-or-more receptions in all 16 games. In addition, his 400 career receptions are the most by any player in his first four seasons in NFL history.

  • In 2017, Keenum had more wins (11) than in his previous five NFL seasons as a starting quarterback combined (nine).
 
Keenum also joined Alex Smith, Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Drew Brees and Tom Brady as the only quarterbacks with at least 20 passing touchdowns and single-digit interceptions. 1

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    51. Case Keenum, QB, Denver Broncos

    In 2017, Keenum had more wins (11) than in his previous five NFL seasons as a starting quarterback combined (nine). Keenum also joined Alex Smith, Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Drew Brees and Tom Brady as the only quarterbacks with at least 20 passing touchdowns and single-digit interceptions.

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