Tackling is an art. Some have mastered it, some haven't.
Bleacher Report takes a look at some of the English Premier League's current toughest tacklers, whether they're well-timed but firm, reckless and stupid or a little bit of both.
Some of the new additions to EPL sides have certainly been getting their teeth stuck in, but there are also a few of the usual suspects cropping up as well.
It's important to note that this is not simply a collection of thugs or dirty tacklers.