NFL Players Who Deliver the Biggest Hits

August 17, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sportswriters used to hold a romantic fascination of what it was like to be a boxer, so much that George Plimpton once took a blow from Archie Moore to know what it felt like. The NFL inspires no such curiosity—these guys hit way too hard.
But which player hits the hardest? That's a question that engenders some of the same enthusiasm that led Plimpton into the ring with a light heavyweight.
It's important to note that there comes a point with certain phenomena where measurement is merely decorative. Take temperature, for example. Is there any real difference between 105-degree heat and 115-degree heat? No, they'll both keep you inside.
Hitting in the NFL is a lot like that. All of these guys hit hard. To a casual observer, there is no difference between getting hit by former New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes and Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis. Any non-football player would emerge from a collision with either player mistaking them for the sam...

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