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#NFLRank: One NFC North player in 81-90

Only one NFC North player was among the 20 new players added Tuesday to ESPN.com's #NFLRank project, which ranks the top 100 offensive and top 100 defensive players in the NFL.

I'll continue pointing them out on the blog and will keep a running tally at the bottom of each post.

Offense

None

Defense

81. Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings

Stats & Info: Jennings defended or intercepted 21 passes last year. Jennings was one of three players over the past three seasons to have at least 20 passes defended or intercepted in a season.

Seifert comment: Jennings gets plenty of action because teams have shied away from his better-known partner, Charles Tillman. But he has obviously been up to the challenge and, at 29, is entering a contract year with a chance to further polish his reputation.

NFC North showing to date:

Offense

94. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford

97. Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler

Defense

81. Jennings

92. Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams

95. Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith

Here is a one-stop link for all of our #NFLRank coverage on this blog.