0 — Quantity of Jaguars, Jets, Lions and Texans within the Prime 100. They’re the 4 groups with out gamers on the listing (whether or not they have been on the group final season or are on the roster for 2022). With zero gamers from Jacksonville or Houston, the AFC South had a division-low eight gamers acknowledged.
2 — The rating of Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald, who in 2019 grew to become one in every of simply two defensive gamers (together with J.J. Watt in 2015) to garner the No. 1 spot.
3 — Aaron Rodgers’ rating in every of the final two years after successful AP NFL Most Precious Participant. Rodgers was No. 2 within the listing in 2015 after successful the 2014 MVP. Having gained 4 MVP awards, Rodgers has just one Prime 100 No. 1 rating to his credit score in 2012, which got here after successful the 2011 MVP.
4 — Tom Brady has now been voted No. 1 within the Prime 100 4 instances. No different participant has ever gained the accolade greater than as soon as. Brady has been voted No. 1 in 2011, 2017, 2018 and 2022.
6 — Quantity of rookies within the Prime 100: Falcons TE Kyle Pitts (No. 92), Patriots QB Mac Jones (86), Chargers OT Rashawn Slater (79), Dolphins WR Jaylen Waddle (63), Bengals WR Ja’Marr Chase (24) and Cowboys LB Micah Parsons (16).
7 — There are seven Rams (together with free-agent Odell Beckham Jr., new addition Bobby Wagner and free-agent departure Von Miller) on the listing, probably the most within the NFC.
8 — That the group with probably the most choices is Los Angeles, is not stunning. That it is the Chargers is. The Bolts have seven gamers on the listing who have been with them in 2021 and one addition in cornerback J.C. Jackson.
9 — 9 NFC North gamers, together with Davante Adams — who was traded from the Packers to the Raiders through the offseason — are on the listing, which is the least for any NFC division.
10 — The highest spot for a decent finish, occupied by Chiefs TE Travis Kelce. It is the second yr in a row Kelce is the top-ranked participant at his place and wherein he landed within the prime 10, after his No. 5 placement final yr. Kelce has been the top-ranked TE in three of the final 4 years, a run break up up solely by George Kittle’s No. 7 rating in 2020.
12 — That is the twelfth installment of the Prime 100. It started in 2011 with Tom Brady taking the highest spot and continues over a decade later with Brady nonetheless on prime.
14 — Niners offensive lineman Trent Williams garnered the very best spot ever bestowed on an offensive lineman at No. 14.
16 — Dallas linebacker Micah Parsons, the AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Yr, set a brand new commonplace for the very best rating for a rookie defensive participant, squeaking previous the earlier better of Nick Bosa, who was No. 17 in 2020.
20 — J.C. Jackson is the highest-ranked undrafted defensive participant within the historical past of the listing and one in every of 5 UDFAs on this yr’s listing. He is joined by new Chargers teammate Austin Ekeler (No. 46), fellow cornerback Kenny Moore II (82), Buccaneers go rusher Shaq Barrett (87) and Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (94).
21 — The age of Falcons tight finish Kyle Pitts, the youngest participant ranked on this yr’s Prime 100.