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No. 9 -- Jonathan Vilma

Once considered undersized, Vilma overcame his shortcomings to become one of the Hurricanes’ finest defenders. A first-round selection by the New York Jets in 2004, he’s already won a Super Bowl and been to two Pro Bowls. Great moment: Led the NFL with 169 tackles in 2005, just his second... BRIAN BAHR, GETTY IMAGES