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    Who Are the 50 Best Miami Dolphins Players of All Time?

    Dan Marino, Larry Csonka, and the rest of the gold-jacket fraternity are of course on the list of Miami Dolphins' best players. But who else makes the cut?

    If you want to crack the Top 10 list of Miami Dolphins best players of all time, you better have a bust in Northeast Ohio.

    Nothing but Hall of Famers populate the franchise’s upper echelon. But from No. 11 on, the conversation regarding the best players in the franchise’s 68-year history gets very interesting.

    Ranking the Greatest Players in Miami Dolphins History

    Counting Down the Greatest Miami Dolphins Players

    50) Tim Bowens | Defensive Tackle
    49) Jon Giesler | Offensive Tackle
    48) Ndamukong Suh | Defensive Tackle
    47) Tony Nathan | Running Back
    46) Louis Oliver | Safety
    45) Glenn Blackwood | Cornerback
    44) Chris Chambers | Wide Receiver
    43) Kim Bokamper | Linebacker
    42) Keith Sims | Guard
    41) Bryan Cox | Linebacker
    40) Bob Brudzinski | Linebacker
    39) Doug Betters | Defensive End
    38) Mike Pouncey | Center
    37) Garo Yepremian | Kicker
    36) Nat Moore | Wide Receiver
    35) Jim Kiick | Running Back
    34) Tua Tagovailoa | Quarterback
    33) Vern Den Herder | Defensive End
    32) Mercury Morris | Running Back
    31) Manny Fernandez | Defensive Tackle
    30) Olindo Mare | Kicker
    29) Tyreek Hill | Wide Receiver
    28) Ed Newman | Guard
    27) Ricky Williams | Running Back
    26) A.J. Duhe | Linebacker
    25) Norm Evans | Offensive Tackle
    24) Patrick Surtain | Cornerback
    23) Mark Duper | Wide Receiver
    22) Xavien Howard | Cornerback
    21) John Offerdahl | Linebacker
    20) Reggie Roby | Punter
    19) Bob Baumhower | Defensive Tackle
    18) Cameron Wake | EDGE
    17) Sam Madison | Cornerback
    16) Jake Scott | Safety
    15) Mark Clayton | Wide Receiver
    14) Bill Stanfill | Defensive End
    13) Bob Kuechenberg | Guard
    12) Dick Anderson | Safety
    11) Richmond Webb | Offensive Tackle

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    10) Nick Buoniconti | Linebacker

    Years with Dolphins: 1969-76
    Dolphins stats: 92 games (85 starts), eight interceptions, four fumble recoveries (one touchdown), one forced fumble, six sacks
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, two-time Super Bowl champion, first-team All-AFL (1969), two-time second-team All-Pro (1972-73)

    9) Paul Warfield | Wide Receiver

    Years with Dolphins: 1970-74
    Dolphins stats: 60 games (59 starts), 156 catches for 3,355 yards, 33 touchdowns
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team, 1970s All-Decade Team, Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, two-time Super Bowl champion, two-time first-team All-Pro (1971, 1973), 1971 NFL touchdowns leader

    8) Jim Langer | Interior Offensive Line

    Years with Dolphins: 1970-79
    Dolphins stats: 129 games (109 starts), 105 approximate value (AV)
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, 1970s All-Decade Team, two-time Super Bowl champion, three-time first-team All-Pro (1974-75, 1977)

    7) Zach Thomas | Linebacker

    Years with Dolphins: 1996-2007
    Dolphins stats: 168 games (168 starts), 1,640 tackles (1,042 solo), 17 interceptions (four touchdowns), 16 forced fumbles
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL 2000s All-Decade Team, Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, five-time first-team All-Pro (1998-99, 2002-03, 2006), two-time second-team All-Pro (2001, 2005), two-time NFL tackles leader (2002, 2006)

    6) Larry Csonka | Fullback

    Years with Dolphins: 1968-74
    Dolphins stats: 106 games (104 starts), 1,506 carries, 6,737 yards, 53 touchdowns
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, two-time Super Bowl champion, Super Bowl VIII MVP, NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1979), two-time first-team All-Pro (1971, 1973), second-team All-Pro (1972), No. 39 jersey retired

    5) Bob Griese | Quarterback

    Years with Dolphins: 1967-80
    Dolphins stats: 14 seasons, 161 games (151 starts), 1,926 of 3,429 for 25,092 yards, 192 touchdowns, 172 interceptions
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, two-time Super Bowl champion, two-time first-team All-Pro (1971, 1977), NFL passing touchdown leader (1977), completion percentage leader (1978), No. 12 jersey retired

    4) Jason Taylor | Defensive End

    Years with Dolphins: 1997-2007, 2009, 2011
    Dolphins stats: 204 games (186 starts), 131 sacks, 723 tackles (490 solo), nine defensive touchdowns, 27 fumble recoveries
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL 2000s All-Decade Team, Defensive Player of the Year (2006, three-time first-team All-Pro (2000, 2002, 2006), second-team All-Pro (2001), Miami Dolphins Honor Roll

    3) Larry Little | Interior Offensive Line

    Years with Dolphins: 1969-80
    Dolphins stats: 159 games (152), 128 AV
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL 1970s All-Decade Team. five-time first-team All-Pro (1971-75), two-time second-team All-Pro (1977-78), Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, two-time Super Bowl champion

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    2) Dwight Stephenson | Center

    Years with Dolphins: 1980-87
    Dolphins stats: 114 games (87 starts), 90 AV
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL Man of the Year (1985), 100th Anniversary All-Time Team, 1980s All-Decade Team, four-time first-team All-Pro (1984-87), second-team All-Pro (1983), Miami Dolphins Honor Roll

    1) Dan Marino | Quarterback

    Years with Dolphins: 1983-99
    Dolphins stats: 17 seasons, 242 games (240 starts), 4,967 of 8,358 for 61,361 yards, 420 touchdowns, 252 interceptions
    Accolades: Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team, MVP (1984), Offensive Player of the Year (1984), Comeback Player of the Year (1994), Walter Payton Man of the Year (1998), three-time first-team All-Pro (1984-86), three-time second-team All-Pro (1983, 1994-95), Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, No. 13 jersey retired

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