The 40-year-old was named to the Pro Bowl last season and also became the oldest player to ever win the NFL MVP award.
“When I look at him, and it’s the same kind of mindset I try to get myself into. But just watching him, he stays calm and just does his job,” said Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. “(The mindset is) let’s lock in on the little things. Let my feet be right, let my markers be right, let my reads be right, let my eyes be right.”
“And when you keep watching him over the years do the little things over and over again, it’s not some crazy thing, he’s just doing his job and doing the little things right … when it’s hard.”
“The thing about Tom is that he’s super-clutch,” Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said. “He’s on-time. When the game’s on the line, he has no fear.
“I’ve got a lot of respect for Tom. I mean, how could you not? He’s the greatest of all time.”
Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones and Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell rounded out the top five.
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