The National Football League,in short NFL is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams. This league is very famous in western hemisphere. The best American football players play for the league. This list contains the name of top ten best performers of 2015, they are:
- Aaron Rodgers:
Aaron Rodgers is a Quarterback for the team Green Bay Packers. He was born on December 2, 1983 in Chico in Butte County, California. He was selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers. Being the back up for first two years, in 2008 he became the main Quarterback for the packers.
- Peyton Manning:
Peyton Manning is a Quarterback for Denver Broncos. He was born on March 24, 1976 inNew Orleans, Louisiana. He is a five-time league MVP. He played for the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons for 1998-2011. He joined the Broncos in 2012 season.
- Tom Brady:
Tom Brady is a Quarterback for New England Patriots. He was born on August 3, 1977in San Mateo, California. He was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft. He is considered as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. He is only the second player in NFL history to win the NFL Most Valuable Player and Super Bowl MVP awards multiple times. Brady is the only quarterback to lead his team to six Super Bowls.
- J. Watt:
J.J. Wattis an American football defensive end. He plays for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He was born on March 22, 1989 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He was drafted 11th overall by the Houston Texans in the 2011 NFL Draft. He won the AP Defensive Player of the Year award in 2012 and 2014.
- Adrian Peterson:
Adrian Peterson is Running Back of Minnesota Vikings. He was born on March 21, 1985 in Palestine, Texas. He was drafted by the Vikings seventh overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2007. He was then awarded the MVP award for his performance in the Pro Bowl.He is only the fifth player in NFL history to have more than 3,000 yards through his first two seasons.
- Drew Brees:
Drew Brees is a Quarterback for New Orleans Saints. He was born on January 15, 1979 in Austin, Texas. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers with the first pick in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. After recovering for a nasty cuff injury he was signed by the New Orleans Saints as a free agent in 2004. After that he did not have to look back again. He is very successful here. He was the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year in 2004, the Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2011, and the MVP of Super Bowl XLIV. Sports Illustrated named Brees its 2010 Sportsman of the Year.
- Luke Kuechly:
Luke Kuechly he is a Linebacker for Carolina Panthers. He was born on April 20, 1991in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was drafted by the Panthers ninth overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. He won the Associated Press 2012 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award 2012.He was the third youngest recipient of this award in NFL history.He became the youngest recipient of the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award in NFL history in 2013.
- Calvin Johnson:
Calvin Johnson is a Wide Receiver for Detroit Lions. He was born on September 29, 1985 in Newnan, Georgia.He was drafted by the Lions with the second overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft.
- Richard Sherman:
Richard Sherman is a Cornerback for Seattle Seahawks. He was born on March 30, 1988 in Compton, California. He selected by the Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He is regarded as one of the best cornerback of NFL right now. He would feature on the cover of the Madden NFL 15 video game.
- Earl Thomas:
Earl Thomas is a Safety for Seattle Seahawks. He was born on May 7, 1989 in Orange, Texas. He was drafted by the Seahawks with the 14th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. He along with other defensive backs of Seattle Seahawks is collectively called the Legion of Boom.