Football has many descriptions. Some call it the ultimate team sport, others call it a game of inches. The NFL game, however, takes on another role: a game of intimidation—and there are plenty of scary players to go along with it.
While, for all intents and purposes purposes, I'm going to stick to a pure instinctual intimidation model, fear doesn't always have to be described by "thug-appeal." Intimidation can also mean the kind of fear a certain player instills in his opposition from a game-changing standpoint so much so that the other team will gameplan around said player.
That being said, this list will feature both players of a physically dominating and skillfully dominating background.
Here's a look at the NFL's top 25 scariest players.