For offensive players in the NFL, there’s nothing more frightening than going across the middle. When you have monsters like Ray Lewis and Lance Briggs waiting for you, catching you while you’re not looking, you can’t really blame receivers for developing T-Rex arms and dropping a pass here and there. The fact is, getting jacked up might look cool for all of us, and some of us probably clamor for those big hits, but if you’re the one taking the punishment it’s like a horror movie.
The NFL preseason is well underway and between the preseason battles and the focus on players like Robert Griffin III and Johnny Manziel, you’ll have a lot to take in. No one, however, will ever miss a big hit.
The chances for a de-cleat-er are pretty high. But the chances any hit makes this list are pretty low. These 15 are some of the hardest hits in NFL history.
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