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Ronnie Lott, Deion Sanders among defensive backs named to NFL 100 All-Time Team

Dec 6, 2019 at 6:29 PM--


The NFL continues to reveal its NFL 100 All-Time Team. This week, it was time to unveil the defensive backs and specialists to make the squad. Among that first group are some familiar names to San Francisco 49ers fans.

Ronnie Lott and Deion Sanders were named to the team. Lott spent 10 seasons (1981-90) with San Francisco while Sanders spent one season (1994) with the team.


Rod Woodson, who spent the 1997 season with the 49ers, was also named to the NFL 100 All-Time Team.

Lott is a four-time Super Bowl champion, a 10-time Pro Bowl selection, an eight-time first-team All-Pro, and widely considered to be the best safety of all-time. Sanders is a two-time Super Bowl champion, eight-time Pro Bowl selection, and nine-time first-team All-Pro. Woodson also won a Super Bowl, made 11 Pro Bowls, and is a six-time first-team All-Pro.


The NFL 100 All-Time Team is made up of a roster of 100 players and 10 coaches deemed "the greatest" at their respective positions. NFL Network is unveiling the roster over six-weeks. A 26-person voting panel made up of coaches, team executives, former players, and members of the media are deciding who makes it onto the NFL 100 All-Time Team.

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