Marcus Peters Honored by His Peers on "Top 100 Players of 2016" List

Peters became the seventh Chiefs player to make the list

The NFL has already announced that there will be nine Kansas City Chiefs players named to its "Top 100 Players of 2016" countdown, which is the most for any team in the league.

On Wednesday night, Marcus Peters was the seventh member of the Chiefs to be named to the list, as he was ranked the 65th best player in the NFL last season according to a vote of 700 current NFL players.

There are a lot of rankings throughout the offseason released by different media platforms and analysts, but the fact that this list comes from votes by their peers makes the ranking a little more special.

Peters has often talked about the respect he plays this game to earn, which won't be fully realized until his career is over and done with and won't be impacted by individual awards.

"It feels good," Peters said on Wednesday of this honor, "but for me, it's not about the rankings, I'm just trying to help my team win as many games as possible. It doesn't matter about the individual accolades.

"We got to the playoffs but fell short of getting to the Super Bowl, and that's the goal."

Peters won the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year award after a season in which he led the NFL with 26 passes defensed (also a franchise record) and recorded 8 interceptions, which tied for the NFL lead.

He was named a second-team All-Pro and a Pro Bowler in his first season as well.

Peters joins Jeremy Maclin (No. 93), Travis Kelce (No. 91), Tamba Hali (No. 84), Alex Smith (No. 81), Jamaal Charles (No. 75) and Derrick Johnson (No. 80) on the NFL's "Top 100 Players of 2016" list.

A look at Marcus Peters through the 2015 season.

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