Originally written November 24, 2013 on Football Nation:
Being a bully on the football field isn’t quite the same as being a dirty player. There are similarities. Both stretch the bounds of what the rules allow. A dirty player will take handfuls of jersey, inconspicuous kicks or punches when they believe they can get away with it.The difference is a bully doesn’t worry about where the boundaries of the rules end. They do their business in the open, saying this could happen to you if you enter into my neighborhood, even if it isn’t always within the rules. The intimidation factor, in some cases, fills in for lack of talent. They can also be as dangerous to their teammates as they are to their opponents.With that in mind here are 10 of the biggest bullies in NFL history.Richie Incognito, Guard; St. Louis Rams 2006-2009, Buffalo Bills 2009, Miami Dolphins 2010-2013No matter how the incident between Incognito and Jonathan Martin is resolved there is no doubt that he’s earned his reputation for being undisciplined and emotionally out of contro...
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