Hardest Hitters In the NFL

The Top Ten

1 Dick Butkus

There's a reason they call it the "Butkus" award

2 Jack Tatum

He almost killed someone.

3 Ray Lewis Ray Lewis Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played his entire 17-year career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.
4 John Lynch John Lynch John Terrence Lynch, Jr. is a former American football strong safety who played fifteen seasons in the National Football League and is a current color commentator for the Fox network's coverage of the NFL.
5 Lawrence Taylor
6 Mike Alstott
7 Ronnie Lott
8 Steve Atwater Steve Atwater Stephen Dennis Atwater nicknamed "Smiling Assassin" is a former American football player who spent most of his career playing free safety for the Denver Broncos.
9 Larry Csonka

He was the only running back to get unnecessary roughness while holding the ball

10 Sean Taylor

The Contenders

11 Ed Reed
12 Mike Mitchell
13 Dick Lane Dick Lane Richard "Dick" Lane nicknamed "Night Train", was an American football player, best known as a cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions. V 1 Comment
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