NFL Top 100 players of 2021: Two Green Bay Packers make the list so far
wo Green Bay Packers
were recognized with a place among the 60 spots announce in a poll voted on exclusively by NFL players.
Za’Darius Smith, a linebacker, and Jaire Alexander, a cornerback, select to the Nos. 51 and 41 spots, respectively.
The NFL conducts an off-season
a survey in which players rate their colleagues based on their performance in the previous season.
Smith fell three spots from last year’s ranking. “It’s probably Minnesota, with the Bears and Lions.
Those are the men that are voting, I suppose “In an NFL video presenting the rankings, Smith made a joke.
dissatisfied with his slide in the rankings.
“I’d want to know the defensive player of the year formula… I’d like that,” Smith remarked.
Smith has 26 sacks in his first two seasons with the Packers, the most by any player in the team’s history.
Last season, name to the All-Pro second team.
Alexander name to the NFL Top 100 for the first time.
Smith declared of his colleague, “For definitely the top one corner in the NFL.”
The opposing No. 1 receiver was limited to modest totals against Alexander last season.
The most were 66 yards by Adam Thielen of the Minnesota Vikings, with Allen Robinson of the Chicago Bears coming in second with 28 yards.
Last season, Alexander was named to the Associated Press All-Pro second team.
NFL Network will announce spots 40 through 11 at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The top ten will be announce on August 28.