Found December 10, 2011 on Football Nation:
Football is a tough sport, there is no getting around it. Many times it sucks to get hit, and then there are times where it really sucks to get hit. There are very rarely tackles that feel good in the NFL(that would probably be weird if they did), but there are certainly some players who dish out more punishment than others. With that in mind, here is a look at some of the hardest hitters in the NFL. 5. Ndamukong Suh, DT, Detroit Lions- Football’s version of the Bad Boys, the Lions, are led by Suh, who makes his presence felt wherever he goes. There is no question that Suh not only wants to stop the offense, but he wants to make them hurt as well. 4. Clay Matthews, LB, Green Bay Packers-Matthews plays with almost a reckless abandon while on the field. If getting hit by Matthews wasn’t enough, watching him celebrate after a sack or tackle for loss has to be tough for his opponents to stomach. However, at the end of the day, most NFL quarterbacks would rather see Matthews celebra...
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