The position of left tackle has become one of the most important positions in the NFL. Heck, some would even argue that it is the single most important position, even more important the quarterback.
The man to thank for all of this is none other than the original LT himself, Lawrence Taylor. His brutal hit on Joe Theismann was the catalyst that forced teams to put great stock into left tackles.
Since that play, and even before then, we have seen or heard about left tackles who were more than just big bodies that took up space. Here are the eight most freakishly strong and athletic NFL LTs ever.