, brother in law to
, learned the hard way about the safety's passion for collisions with unsuspecting ball carriers.
Out to deliver a crushing hit and follow it with mean words,
("Count Dracula in Cleats") was an intimidating force.
Ray Lewis doesn't just hit ball carriers, this linebacker runs through them, administering a hit capable of making players feel a sense of shame.
At the center of the renegade aura that surrounded the
of the 1970s was
, whose severe hits are the stuff of legend.
? Hardy who? Find out by checking out the absolutely devastating hits administered by this obscure
great from the 1950s.
Hall of Fame
's passion was to deliver "whoo" hits,
those that made fans and players alike stand up and yell just that.
Clothesline and facemask tackles were outlawed in large part because of
Dick "Night Train" Lane
, arguably the NFL's hardest-hitting cornerback.
' peers were fearful.
said, "Roses are red, violets are blue, if you have any sense, you'll keep Butkus away from you."
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