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Published: June 18, 2018 at 09:00 p.m.

Mind-boggling stats for the Top 100 Players of 2018: 20-11

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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  • Alvin Kamara was named 2017 AP Offensive Rookie of the Year after finishing the season with 728 rush yards, 826 receiving yards and 13 scrimmage touchdowns.
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Kamara joined Hall of Famer, Charley Taylor (1964), as the only other rookie with at least 700 rushing and 700 receiving yards in a season. 10

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    20. Alvin Kamara, RB, New Orleans Saints

    Alvin Kamara was named 2017 AP Offensive Rookie of the Year after finishing the season with 728 rush yards, 826 receiving yards and 13 scrimmage touchdowns.

    Kamara joined Hall of Famer, Charley Taylor (1964), as the only other rookie with at least 700 rushing and 700 receiving yards in a season.

  • Everson Griffen finished 2017 with a career-high 13.0 sacks. Griffen had at least one sack in each of his team's first eight games to start the season.
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The only other players to accomplish that feat? Dwight Freeney (2009) and Robert Mathis (2005). 9

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    19. Everson Griffen, DE, Minnesota Vikings

    Everson Griffen finished 2017 with a career-high 13.0 sacks. Griffen had at least one sack in each of his team's first eight games to start the season.

    The only other players to accomplish that feat? Dwight Freeney (2009) and Robert Mathis (2005).

  • In 2017, Ben Roethlisberger finished with 12 QB wins, which was tied for the second-most of his career in a season. Roethlisberger joined Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Matt Ryan as the only QBs with at least 10 QB wins and 4,000 passing yards last season.
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Roethlisberger has also made four straight Pro Bowls and joins Tom Brady as the only QBs named to the Pro Bowl in each of the last four seasons. 8

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    18. Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers

    In 2017, Ben Roethlisberger finished with 12 QB wins, which was tied for the second-most of his career in a season. Roethlisberger joined Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Matt Ryan as the only QBs with at least 10 QB wins and 4,000 passing yards last season.

    Roethlisberger has also made four straight Pro Bowls and joins Tom Brady as the only QBs named to the Pro Bowl in each of the last four seasons.

  • Last season Jalen Ramsey was named First-Team All-Pro in part because he was one of three cornerbacks with at least 60 tackles, three interceptions and 15 passes defensed (Others: Tre'Davious White and Darius Slay).
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Ramsey was also tough in coverage allowing a 57.9 passer rating, which was the fifth-lowest in the NFL (min. 70 targets). 7

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    17. Jalen Ramsey, CB, Jacksonville Jaguars

    Last season Jalen Ramsey was named First-Team All-Pro in part because he was one of three cornerbacks with at least 60 tackles, three interceptions and 15 passes defensed (Others: Tre'Davious White and Darius Slay).

    Ramsey was also tough in coverage allowing a 57.9 passer rating, which was the fifth-lowest in the NFL (min. 70 targets).

  • Khalil Mack once again showed why he is one of the best defensive players in the league posting a career-high 78 tackles and racking up another 10-sack season. Over the last three seasons only Mack, Von Miller and Chandler Jones have recorded a 10-sack season each year. 6

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    16. Khalil Mack, DE, Oakland Raiders

    Khalil Mack once again showed why he is one of the best defensive players in the league posting a career-high 78 tackles and racking up another 10-sack season. Over the last three seasons only Mack, Von Miller and Chandler Jones have recorded a 10-sack season each year.

  • In 2017, Rob Gronkowski needed only 69 receptions to earn his fourth career 1,000-yard receiving season.
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How rare is that? The last tight end with 1,000 receiving yards and fewer than 70 receptions was Mark Bavaro in 1986 (1,001 receiving yards in 66 receptions). 5

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    15. Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots

    In 2017, Rob Gronkowski needed only 69 receptions to earn his fourth career 1,000-yard receiving season.

    How rare is that? The last tight end with 1,000 receiving yards and fewer than 70 receptions was Mark Bavaro in 1986 (1,001 receiving yards in 66 receptions).

  • Calais Campbell had a monster year posting career highs in sacks (14.5), QB hits (30) and forced fumbles (3). Campbell set the Jaguars single-season record for sacks and along with Yannick Ngakoue (12.0 sacks) had the most combined sacks of any teammate duo in the NFL last season (26.5). 4

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    14. Calais Campbell, DE, Jacksonville Jaguars

    Calais Campbell had a monster year posting career highs in sacks (14.5), QB hits (30) and forced fumbles (3). Campbell set the Jaguars single-season record for sacks and along with Yannick Ngakoue (12.0 sacks) had the most combined sacks of any teammate duo in the NFL last season (26.5).

  • Last season, DeAndre Hopkins was the only player in the NFL with at least 1,000 receiving yards and 10 receiving touchdowns.
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It was Hopkins' third season of at least 1,200 receiving yards since 2014 joining Antonio Brown (4), Julio Jones (4) and Odell Beckham Jr. (3) as the only players to reach those marks in that span. 3

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    13. DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans

    Last season, DeAndre Hopkins was the only player in the NFL with at least 1,000 receiving yards and 10 receiving touchdowns.

    It was Hopkins' third season of at least 1,200 receiving yards since 2014 joining Antonio Brown (4), Julio Jones (4) and Odell Beckham Jr. (3) as the only players to reach those marks in that span.

  • Since entering the NFL in 2012, Kuechly leads the league in total tackles (818) - 42 more than the next closest player (Bobby Wagner).
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So it should not surprise you that Kuechly is the only linebacker in the NFL to make the Pro Bowl in each of the last five seasons. 2

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    12. Luke Kuechly, LB, Carolina Panthers

    Since entering the NFL in 2012, Kuechly leads the league in total tackles (818) - 42 more than the next closest player (Bobby Wagner).

    So it should not surprise you that Kuechly is the only linebacker in the NFL to make the Pro Bowl in each of the last five seasons.

  • Last season Russell Wilson became the first Seahawks player in team history to lead the NFL in passing touchdowns (34).
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Wilson truly did it all for the Seahawks as he became the only player in NFL history to account for 100 percent of his team's passing yards and at least 30 percent of his team's rushing yards for a season. 1

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    11. Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks

    Last season Russell Wilson became the first Seahawks player in team history to lead the NFL in passing touchdowns (34).

    Wilson truly did it all for the Seahawks as he became the only player in NFL history to account for 100 percent of his team's passing yards and at least 30 percent of his team's rushing yards for a season.

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