Which NFL player is the best player to be a dad to?
The best player, and possibly the best dad, is the one who is always ready for a game, even when his team is down, or his team’s in trouble.
He knows what it takes to be the best.
And he also knows what he has to be so that he can play.
In that respect, it’s almost impossible to rank the NFL’s top-rated father-to-be, but I will.
This list of top fathers in the NFL is just the latest in a long line of fathers who have taken on an equal or greater role in raising their sons, whether they are fathers of their own or are parents of other children.
John Lynch, Seattle Seahawks, QB Lynch was the top-ranked quarterback in the draft, and the highest-ranked NFL player in 2012, but the Seahawks have a number of good options in the backfield.
Lynch’s father, John Lynch Sr., is a longtime NFL executive, and John Lynch Jr. is the current head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.
John has a number and variety of duties for his son, including coaching the quarterback position, running the offense and managing the offensive line.
Kevin Kolb, New York Jets, TEK Kolb’s dad, Larry, is a sports reporter for the Associated Press, and he has a son, Kevin, who plays at North Carolina.
Kevin was born in 2007.
Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams, RB Gurley was one of the NFL leaders in receiving yards, rushing yards and touchdowns, but he also is a father of four children.
His father, Todd, is also the owner of a business in Los Angeles.
Adam Vinatieri, New England Patriots, WR Vinatini is a veteran quarterback who played his first nine seasons with the Los Angeles Chargers before being traded to the New England Falcons in 2015.
His parents are both coaches, and his father, Adam, is an NFL quarterback himself.
Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins, QB The Redskins drafted Griffin in the second round last year and have not given him any of his starting quarterback duties.
Brandon Weeden, Minnesota Vikings, QB Weeden is a former quarterback for the Cleveland Browns and is the No. 1 overall pick of the 2016 NFL draft.
His dad, Tim, is head coach at Purdue.
Mike Glennon, Pittsburgh Steelers, QB Glennon’s parents are coaches at Temple University and the University of Denver.
His mother, Susan, is part of the coaching staff.
Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals, RB Mixon’s parents, Chris and Karen, are coaches for the University, Nebraska and Pittsburgh.
Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs, QB Smith’s father is the head coach for Texas A&M.
Josh McCown, Cleveland Browns, QB McCown was the third-highest-ranked QB in the 2012 draft, but has yet to lead the Browns to a playoff appearance.
His son, Josh, is at the University at Buffalo.
Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions, QB Stafford is a first-round pick of Detroit, but his father is a retired NFL quarterback and his mother, Jill, is from the city of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons, QB Ryan is the Falcons’ head coach and has been with the team since 2010.
Jimmy Garoppolo, Buffalo Bills, QB Garoppolos father, Jeff, is his coach at Rutgers.
Mike Evans, Cincinnati Falcons, TE Evans is the first tight end drafted by the Tennessee Titans.
His brother, John, is now an NFL player.
Marcus Mariota, Tennessee Titans, QB Mariota was selected No. 2 overall by the Arizona Cardinals.
His wife, Kayla, is with his agent, David Canter.
Tom Brady, New Orleans Saints, QB Brady’s father has been the Patriots head coach since 2006.
His daughter, Katie, is currently a college basketball player.
Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers, QB Rivers is a quarterback with the New York Giants.
Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders, QB Carr is the Raiders’ quarterback.
His mom, Katelyn, is assistant coach at Washington.
Joe Thomas, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, WR Thomas’ father is an assistant coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Matt Flynn, Chicago Bears, TE Flynn is a receiver at Penn State.
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, QB Rodgers’ dad, Jeff is the Packers’ head football coach.
DeSean Jackson, Dallas Cowboys, WR Jackson’s father was the Cowboys’ head coaches offensive line coach from 2012 to 2014.
Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, QB Newton has not had a chance to play in a game since the 2014 season.
Matthew Cassel, Tampa Buccaneers, QB Cassel is the Buccaneers’ head head coach.
Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts, QB Luck’s father Jeff is now