NFC North: Breaking down the NFL Network's Top 100 list

Posted Jun 28, 2013

Tim Twentyman takes a look at players represented in the NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2013 from each team in the NFC North

The NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2013 concluded Thursday and the four teams in the NFC North were well represented.

Adrian PetersonRB Adrian Peterson (Photo: AP Images)

In fact, the NFC North represented 14 of the top 100 players on the list. Only one division -- the NFC West -- had more with 18. The 49ers (9) and Seahawks (6) were well represented on the list for the West.

The Bears led the NFC North with five selections and the Lions were next with four.

In terms of the conferences, the NFC had 56 players and the AFC 44.

Here's how the list breaks down for the NFC North:


No. 27: Brandon Marshall, WR

No. 34: Charles Tillman, CB

No. 54: Julius Peppers, DE

No. 69: Tim Jennings, CB

No. 83: Lance Briggs


No. 3: Calvin Johnson, WR

No. 40: Ndamukong Suh, DT

No. 63: Stephen Tulloch, LB

No. 76: Matthew Stafford, QB


No. 1: Adrian Peterson, RB

No. 60: Jared Allen, DE

No. 70: Chad Greenway, LB


No. 6: Aaron Rodgers, QB

No. 31: Clay Matthews, LB