Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 5/27/13

The NFL is full of a bunch of tall, strong, fast, hard hitting men who are some of the most athletic athletes on the planet and are the best at their jobs. But what about if you put them in the NBA? Which NFL players would be the best? Here's a top 10 list of who I think would succeed the most in the NBA. Some of the picks you may not agree with and some just may seem crazy to you because some of these guy may not have played any ball in high school or weren't a big recruit for basketball as well as football coming out of school. But without further ado, here is my top 10 NFL players who could make it big in the NBA.

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