New York Giants: 30 greatest players in franchise history

Eli Manning, New York Giants. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images
Eli Manning, New York Giants. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images /
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Lawrence Taylor, New York Giants
Lawrence Taylor, New York Giants. Photo by Mike Powell/Allsport/Getty Images /

Over the New York Giants’ 94 years in the NFL, there has been an abundance of superstars to wear the blue and white. These are the 30 greatest players to ever play for Big Blue.

Considering how long the New York Giants have been around, it’s often easy to forget some of the team’s top talents throughout the years. It only makes sense, seeing as not many of us were around in the 1920s or 1930s. Either way, the franchise’s history is unforgettable.

Seriously, the amount of talent to have donned a Giants jersey over the years is ridiculous. Dating back to the early days of the NFL, there have been countless superstars, from iconic offensive linemen, to Hall of Fame pass rushers. Some you likely know well, while others are likely unknown to the younger generations of fans.

No matter the maturity of your fandom, the following list of Giants greats includes names you should probably know. Put simply, these are 30 of the greatest players to ever step foot on a football field as a member of this franchise. And considering the club’s countless seasons of success, the list of playmakers to choose from was well beyond that of 30.

No matter which way you choose to see it, these former and current Giants stars need to be known.

Enough with the idle chatter, though. Let’s jump right in to the 30 greatest Giants players of all-time, ranging from the league’s infancy stages, to some of the current team’s top talent. No matter the era, every name on this list needs to be known by even the most casual of G-Men fans.