This past Sunday's Super Bowl was the most watched championship game in NFL history and one of the most highly-rated primetime shows in television history as well, with an estimated 111 million viewers. It is clear that the NFL is one of the most powerful corporations on the planet, and it's popularity is only increasing.
What is it, though, that makes this game, which has seen so little fundamental change throughout its existence, the mega-conglomerate that it has clearly become? Many would argue that as the game has progressed through the years, the speed at which it is played has increased to an extreme degree. Many of today's players are also freakishly gifted when put into the heat of battle. Often, the combination of these two attributes, speed and skill, results in a player who viewers around the world will tune in to see on a weekly basis.
These 10 players have repeatedly shown the ability to take over a game at will and leave you wishing for a fifth quarter once the final whistle blows.