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Larry Allen ranked 95th in NFL network's top 100 greatest players of all-time



I'm glad he made the top 100, but this is silly.  While not being more important to the team than Aikman, Irvin, or Emmitt, I'd say in the sole context of football player he was maybe, MAYBE second only to Emmitt.  Now if their criteria of "greatest football players of all-time" includes value to the team, for instance considering how much worse the Cowboys would have been with a mid-tier guard over Larry Allen versus a mid-tier quarterback over Troy Aikman, it makes a little more sense.  But in my mind, as a pure football player, Larry Allen is the third best Cowboy of all-time behind Emmitt and Bob Lilly.  That deserves better than 95th overall, behind 7 other Cowboys.  If a guard other than Jim Parker is ahead of him I'll be supremely dissapointed.

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