Ranking the 10 best players in NY Giants history

You already know two-time Super Bowl winner Eli Manning is on this list

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7. RB/WR Frank Gifford

Accolades: eight-time Pro Bowler, four-time first-team All-Pro, 1956 NFL Champion, 1956 NFL MVP and Player of the Year, NFL Hall of Fame all 1950s team, NFL Hall of Famer

There may not be a more versatile player in NFL history than Frank Gifford. We see now how players like Christian McCaffery can be an elite pass-catchers and a running back. Now, imagine if McCaffery did all of that, and played in the secondary as well. That's right, in addition to being the Giants' best runner and receiver for the majority of his career, Gifford racked up snaps in the secondary as well.

After being selected 11th overall in the 1952 NFL Draft, it didn't take long at all for Gifford to find his footing. While he didn't see the field often during his rookie season. Gifford would make seven consecutive Pro Bowls following that and would be one of the most important players on the Giants championship team.

In the championship game itself, Gifford would run the ball five times for 30 yards in addition to catching four passes for 131 yards and a touchdown. By the time he retired, Gifford racked up over 9,000 yards on the ground through the air while also scoring 77 touchdowns.