There has always been a "need for speed" in the NFL.
Finding fast players to put on the field is, in some ways, as important as selecting players of size and strength.
This is true particularly at the skill positions. If you don't have guys who have the ability to pull away from defenders, you may have trouble putting points on the board.
The following is a list of the 25 fastest NFL players of all time.
These are individuals who could chase you down or leave you in the dust.
They might not all end up in the Hall of Fame, but they sure are able to fly.