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Which NFL players have the most career playoff starts?

Seasoned in the postseason...

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(David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)

A few familiar names from the New England Patriots dynasty of the last 20 years appraise on this list, while other legends of the game round out the top 10 most career starts in NFL playoff history.

As far as active players? Aaron Rogers is one playoff start away, and Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce needs two more to join the distinguished postseason club.

t-10. Vince Wilfork (2004-2016)

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(Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports)

Games started: 22

t-10. Charlie Waters (1970-1981)

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(Photo By Malcolm Emmons-USA TODAY Sports © Copyright 1971 Malcolm Emmons)

Games started: 22

t-10. Jack Reynolds (1970-1984)

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(Long Photography-USA TODAY Sports)

Games started: 22

t-10. Rob Gronkowski (2010-2021)

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(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Games started: 22

t-7. Ben Roethlisberger (2004-2021)

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(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Games started: 23

t-7. Joe Montana (1979-1994)

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(Manny Rubio-USA TODAY Sports)

Games started: 23

t-7. Larry Cole (1968-1980)

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(Manny Rubio-USA TODAY Sports)

Games started: 23

t-4. Gene Upshaw (1967-1981)

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(Malcolm Emmons-USA TODAY Sports © Copyright 1977 Malcolm Emmons)

Games started: 24

t-4. Devin McCourty (2010-2022)

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(Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Games started: 24

3. Peyton Manning (1998-2015)

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(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Games started: 27

2. Jerry Rice (1985-2004)

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(USA TODAY Sports)

Games started: 29

1. Tom Brady (2000-2022)

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(USA TODAY Network)

Games started: 48

Story originally appeared on List Wire