The Olympic Games are the true test for the world's best athletes, giving them a chance to settle the score for personal and national glory on the biggest stage.
With that said, one has to wonder where the superb athletes of the NFL would fit into the competition (especially since American football is a long way from the Olympics, given the sorry state of its world championship).
Could the game's best runners and jumpers fit into track and field events? Could the aggression of the game lend itself to high-level play in other sports?
The answers to those questions may not be easily determined, but it does make for some great debate.
Here are 10 athletes we'd love to see at the Olympic Games.