Countdown to the Big Game: Day 16 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Countdown to the Big Game: Day 16

Buffalo Bills strong safety George Wilson (37) greets fans after an NFL football game against New York Jets on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 28-9. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert) Buffalo Bills strong safety George Wilson (37) greets fans after an NFL football game against New York Jets on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 28-9. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
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Our countdown of outstanding Heartland football players takes us to number 16.

Former Paducah Tilghman, and later Arkansas star, George Wilson has put together an impressive NFL career.

The undrafted, free agent played from 2004-12 with the Buffalo Bills, and from 2013-14 with Tennessee.

As a member of the Bills, he twice won the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award and was Buffalo's first defensive back to post consecutive multi-sack seasons.

Wilson has 525 career tackles and 14 interceptions.

For a full list of people from the Heartland with NFL ties, you can click here.

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