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Who are some top-ranked football players?

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Tom Brady, Adrian Peterson and Julio Jones are top-ranked offensive players in the National Football League as of 2015. D'Qwell Jackson, Khalil Mack and Reggie Nelson are top-ranked defensive players in the NFL.

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Tom Brady is the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots, and he leads the NFL in passing yards for the 2015 season. Brady is also a four-time Super Bowl champion, three-time Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award recipient, two-time NFL Most Valuable Player award recipient and 10-time Pro Bowler.

Adrian Peterson is the starting running back for the Minnesota Vikings and leads the NFL in rushing yards for the 2015 season. He won the NFL's Most Valuable Player award in 2012 and is a six-time Pro Bowler.

Julio Jones is a wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons, and he leads the NFL in receiving yards for the 2015 season. He is a two-time Pro Bowler and led the National Football Conference in receiving yards for the 2014 season.

D'Qwell Jackson is a linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts, and he leads the NFL in tackles for the 2015 season. He made the Pro Bowl in 2014 and led the NFL in combined tackles for the 2008 season.

Khalil Mack is a defensive end for the Oakland Raiders and leads the NFL in sacks for the 2015 season. Mack has never made the Pro Bowl as of 2015, but he holds the all-time NCAA record for forced fumbles.

Reggie Nelson is a safety for the Cincinnati Bengals and leads the NFL in interceptions for the 2015 season.

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