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The five best athletes I've seen play in the NFL

Odell Beckham Jr. has a chance to be one of the most athletic players to ever play in the NFL -- but he's not there quite yet.

The New York Giants' rising young star, whom Michael Strahan recently called the "greatest athlete on earth right now," does indeed have outstanding quickness. He also boasts great jumping ability -- you'd have to, to be able to dunk like this -- and will catch anything thrown his way, as the world learned last November.

For now, though, Beckham can't quite compare to the five athletes I've listed below -- the five best athletes I've seen come through the NFL.

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Gil Brandt

NFL.com Senior Analyst

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