Morning Reaction Tuesday Top 7 Athletes Needing a Championship for Validation

February 07, 2012 | Luke Jones

In honor of Giants quarterback Eli Manning winning a second Super Bowl to solidify his status among the NFL’s elite signal callers, this week’s Tuesday Top 7 looks at the athletes needing to win a championship to validate their greatness.

Any athlete who has already won a championship was not eligible for the list, so suggesting that Tiger Woods needs to win another major or Tom Brady must secure a fourth Super Bowl — and first after the Patriots’ cheating scandal — does not work. Luke Jones stuck to athletes in team sports while Drew Forrester considered those who participate in team or individual sports.

Luke Jones’ Top 7 (listen to his explanation HERE)

7) Tony Romo

6) Steve Nash

5) Michael Vick

4) Carmelo Anthony

3) Philip Rivers

2) Alexander Ovechkin

1) LeBron James

Drew Forrester’s Top 7 … (listen to his explanation HERE)

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