2016 Bracket Challenge: Lawrence Taylor vs. Odell Beckham Jr.
LB Lawrence Taylor
College: North Carolina
Lawrence Taylor redefined the way the outside linebacker position is played and was named All-Pro in his first nine seasons. The 10-time Pro Bowler and three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1981, 1982, 1986) led the Giants to their first two Super Bow l titles (XXI, XXV) in franchise history and finished No. 2 on the NFL's all-time sacks list at the time of his retirement with 132.5.
Photos of LB Lawrence Taylor's career with the Giants
WR Odell Beckham Jr.
No player in NFL history has more yards receiving (2,755) through two seasons than Odell Beckham Jr., and that's only the tip of the iceberg. The 2014 AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year exploded onto the scene with 91 receptions for 1,305 and 12 touchdowns in his first 12 games. As a sophomore, he racked up 96 catches for 1,450 yards and 13 scores.
Photos of WR Odell Beckham Jr.'s career with the Giants