Imagine that you're an NFL head coach and you have the ball with just a few seconds left before halftime. The field position isn't great and some may advise you to just take a knee and head to the tunnel. What do you do?
You call on your home-run threat—a player who can score at any moment.
A home-run threat in football is a great asset and a great quality to have on your offense. At any time, whether if it's a quarterback, running back or wide receiver, that player can score a touchdown—they're just that explosive.
Here are the top 50 home-run threats in NFL history.
Special note: I have excluded special teams. This is a purely offensive list.