The Daily News commissioned a 15-member blue-ribbon panel of NFL experts to vote on their top 30 players of all time.

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Although Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor didn’t pick up one first-place vote, he finished second with 390 total points, followed by Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas (388).

Brown received first-place votes from Bill Polian, Hall of Famers Bill Parcells and Cris Carter, WFAN’s Mike Francesa, former Giants linebacker Carl Banks, former Bears GM Jerry Angelo, former Associated Press football columnist Dave Goldberg and Daily News football writer Hank Gola.

He set a record by throwing a touchdown pass in 47 straight games, a mark that lasted 52 years.

A five-time All-Pro and a three-time NFL MVP (1959, 1964, 1967), he helped the Colts to three NFL titles.

He retired with 12,312 yards, which at the time was the most in history. He is one of the greatest athletes in sports history. I., when he was 8 years old, became a star at Manhasset High School and later as a football and lacrosse legend at Syracuse.

In the NFL, he was a three-time MVP and unanimous first-team All-NFL eight times.

So, he started seeing double-teams with tight ends.

Finally, innovative 49ers coach Bill Walsh assigned an offensive lineman to block LT during his rookie year in 1981.

Brown instead retired at age 30 with one year left on a two-year contract that paid him ,000 per year. “Well, he dominated more than any quarterback has, and he did it in a time when the running game was everything. It’s often hard to project how players from different eras would do today, but Brown would have been unstoppable now, too.

“I am leaving the Cleveland Browns with an attitude of friendliness and cooperation,” Brown said at a news conference in London in 1966. He was as big as a linebacker, as fast as a receiver. He averaged 104.3.” Brown finished in the top five on every ballot. Linebacker, New York Giants, 1981-93 Lawrence Taylor changed the game, and despite so many attempts by LT wannabes, there will never be another one quite like him.

Thirty points were awarded for a first-place vote, 29 for a second, down to one point for a 30th-place vote.