To put on an NFL uniform, one of the requirements is that you have to be tough. Even if you’re a kicker, you need to be able tackle if a ball is returned passed everyone else, but more importantly, you’d need to take a tackle from a 300 plus pound beast if they were able to get through.
But kickers are rarely put in those positions. Imagine having to wrestle a 300 pounder every play, that’s exactly what most offensive and defensive linesmen do each and every game. Or worse, getting sacked by one of them when you’re a quarterback that’s half the size. Now that requires extreme toughness.
Here are the toughest NFL players to ever step foot on the field: