Smith and Willis in top 10 of the Top 100 Players of 2013

Jun 27, 2013 at 8:25 PM




The ranking of the Top 100 Players of 2013, as voted by the players, is now complete. Two San Francisco 49ers made it into the top 10. Linebackers Patrick Willis and Aldon Smith came in at #10 and #7 respectively.

Nine San Francisco 49ers made it into the top 100, which was the most players represented by a single team. How fans ranked each player is in parentheses.

#7 - LB Aldon Smith (22)
#10 - LB Patrick Willis (10)
#29 - DE Justin Smith (48)
#32 - RB Frank Gore (32)
#37 - LB NaVorro Bowman (50)
#38 - TE Vernon Davis (34)
#78 - OT Joe Staley (98)
#81 - QB Colin Kaepernick (28)
#93 - WR Anquan Boldin (33)

Complete list of the Top 100 Players of 2013

It is interesting to note that only three of the nine 49ers players ranked higher among fan voting than the player voting. Those players were Vernon Davis, Colin Kaepernick and Anquan Boldin. Wide receiver Michael Crabtree came in at #67 among fans, but failed to make it into the top 100 among players.

What do you think about the rankings of the 49ers players? Are some too high or too low? Is anyone missing? Leave a comment below.



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