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One-Team American Football Players

Can you name these players who played their entire NFL career with just one team?
Last updated: June 07, 2017
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Team
Years
Player
Ravens
1996-2012
Ray Lewis
Lions
1989-1998
Barry Sanders
2007-2015
Calvin Johnson
Broncos
1983-1998
John Elway
Giants
1993-2007
Michael Strahan
1981-1993
Lawrence Taylor
1979-1993
Phil Simms
Bears
1981-1992
Mike Singletary
1975-1987
Walter Payton
1965-1973
Dick Butkus
Colts
1996-2008
Marvin Harrison
Team
Years
Player
Dolphins
1983-1999
Dan Marino
1967-1980
Bob Griese
Steelers
2003–2014
Troy Polamalu
1970-1983
Terry Bradshaw
Cowboys
1989-2000
Troy Aikman
1988-1999
Michael Irvin
1969-1979
Roger Staubach
Packers
1956–1971
Bart Starr
Seahawks
1976-1989
Steve Largent
Bills
1986-1996
Jim Kelly
Browns
1957-1965
Jim Brown
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level 14
Jan 3, 2012
quizmaster, this list could be a lil longer, for instance darrell green played 20 years with only the redskins. joe theisamnn also played all his nfl games with the redskins, even though the dolphins drafted him he technically wasnt with them for any games and his time in the canadian league shouldnt count
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level 24
Jan 11, 2017
Agreed
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level 41
Apr 27, 2012
good quiz
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level 56
Apr 27, 2012
Any chance of taking Sims (one S) for Simms?
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level 38
Apr 20, 2014
no gale sayers?
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level 40
Apr 28, 2014
Richard Dent, Red Grange, Bart Starr, Fran Tarkenton, Marcus Allen.
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level 49
May 24, 2014
Marcus Allen played for the Raiders and Chiefs.
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level 62
Jul 23, 2014
Tarkenton played for the Giants and the Vikings
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level 62
Jul 23, 2014
And Richard Dent played for the Bears and 49ers, as well as a couple of other teams
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level 55
May 10, 2017
Why would you name five players if three of them played for other teams? Check yourself before Johnny Wishbone wrecks yourself.
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level 66
Aug 1, 2014
I don't think you could make an exhaustive list of players who only played with one team. Even limiting it to those who played a decade or more. Not in one quiz. A series of these would be good, but I'm guessing sports quizzes (especially those not about soccer) don't get many hits.
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level 46
Sep 2, 2014
Jim Kelly played in the USFL before coming to the NFL. I guess that doesn't count?
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level 55
Jan 2, 2015
What about Mean Joe Green?
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level 65
Dec 30, 2017
threw that kid the towel. emotional.
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level 52
Apr 28, 2015
derrick brooks- buccaneers brian urlacher- bears
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level 3
Oct 21, 2015
largent played for the oilers at one point
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level 44
Jan 6, 2016
He was drafted by the oilers but didn't play a regular season game for them.
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level 79
Oct 22, 2016
Omitted Hall of Famers that fit: Gale Sayers, Anthony Munoz, Ozzie Newsome, Randy White, Bart Starr, Raymond Berry, Jackie Slater, John Hannah, Andre Tippett, Harry Carson, Fred Biletnikoff, Ray Guy, Gene Upshaw, Chuck Bednarik, Joe Greene, Jack Ham, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth, Lynn Swann, Dan Fouts, Kellen Winslow, Bruce Matthews, Sammy Baugh, Darrell Green, Russ Grimm I'd say Sayers, Newsome, Starr, Guy, Greene, Fouts, and Baugh could be added without making the quiz any harder...
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level 30
Sep 26, 2017
Kevin GreenE played for multiple teams.
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level 65
Jun 18, 2018
Derrick Thomas.
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level 70
Mar 28, 2017
John Brodie, QB, San Francisco 49ers (17 seasons)
Ken Anderson, QB, Cincinnati Bengals (16 seasons)
Merlin Olsen, DT, Los Angeles Rams. (15 seasons)
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level 24
Jun 8, 2017
KOBE?
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level 36
Jun 19, 2017
Jim Kelly played American Football for another team, the Houston Gamblers in the USFL, from 1983-1985. I'm also not sure if this counts, but John Elway was drafted by the Baltimore Colts, and was then traded.
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level 30
Sep 26, 2017
Other HoFers to play on only one team: Derrick Brooks & Lee Roy Selmon of the Buccaneers
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level 21
Oct 25, 2017
Elway was drafted indy
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level 69
Dec 30, 2017
Actually it was the Baltimore Colts at the time--Irsay had not moved the team yet.
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level 28
Dec 30, 2017
can't stand the comments that keep naming players and asking why they weren't included. he didn't say it was every single player that only had one team.
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level 63
Dec 30, 2017
Earl Campbell and also some players, like Billy Joe Dupree, that played for the Cowboys can be added to the list.
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level 58
Jan 3, 2018
Love this quiz but would love to see a much longer list.
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