The NFL is known for many things such as, high salaries, which is hopefully accompanied by a financial advisor, mascots and injuries. As a contact sport, it’s obvious football will inevitably attract the warrior breed. Sometimes, there comes a player who surpasses the standard for the NFL. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of the toughest NFL players to ever play the sport.
Hall of Famer Randle frightened all the opposing linemen. According to Coach John Teerlinck, Randle rehearsed techniques on doorways while practicing his spins on innocent bystanders at the grocery store. At least, he didn’t practice tackles on them!
Up next is Lawrence Taylor, who defined warrior for most of his opponents. This NY Giants linebacker caused Philadelphia Eagles player, Jerry Sisemore, to break into cold sweats leading up to the game. Beasly Reece even said to the NY Times, “I’ve seen quarterbacks look at Lawrence and forget the snap count.” That’s one powerful reputation!