Speed, strength, power, skill—these are the qualities that every NFL player, no matter what position, wishes to possess.
However, there are always those intangibles that separate the good from the great. Among them are heart, mental toughness and, of course, intimidation.
Hundreds of great players over the years had that intimidation factor that pushed them over the edge and made them some of the best to ever walk on an NFL field.
Whether they were threatening middle linebackers or powerful tailbacks, all of them struck fear into their opponents eyes.
So, without further ado, here they are. The top five most feared players in the NFL today: