NFL football is a violent sport. It requires players to play with reckless abandon and little regard for the safety of the human body. Those who can do that the best are handsomely rewarded with large contracts and huge fanbases.
As anyone who has ever had a job can tell you, it is important to not bring you work home with you. This is easier said than done. Unfortunately, this is true for NFL players.
The dark side of NFL history reveals players that have failed to leave that violence on the field. Here are the 20 worst criminals in NFL history.