Professional athletes are generally known to be absolute pinnacle of beastliness. Throughout successive games, those who play in professional sporting events always redefine the general populace’s notions about the human body’s physical limitations.
The performance of such athletes always begs the question: what kinds of pick-things-up-and-put-them-down freakishness do footballers engage in when they’re not dazzling thousands of spectators?
This will generally be a compilation of professional athletes lighting up their exercise facilities, or showing off in their locker room. Either way, it is not recommended that the layman engage in such rigorous exercises.
Adrian Wilson—Jump Any Higher, and He’ll Be Shaking Hands With The Stratosphere
Among the New England Patriots latest veteran additions, Adrian Wilson can be considered the Rodney Dangerfield of NFL Safeties—he can’t get no respect. In reality, Wilson is a five time Pro Bowler, a four time All Pro, and—as seen in this video—can leap a good number of raised objects with just a single bound.
The exact height of Wilson’s leap was 66 inches. Quarterbacks, throw high in order to avoid a Wilson interception.
J.J Watt—A Youngster who, like Wilson, has Some Serious Ups.
J.J Watt, who is adopting the moniker of “J.J Swat”, is among the NFL’s premier defenders. Every Sunday, his strength and explosiveness dazzles Houston residents. But, the source of all that ability comes from intense training in the gym.
While not as high as Wilson’s 66 inch jump, Watt’s 59 inch box jump demands praise simply due to the fact that he is a defensive lineman. Perhaps a new pass rushing strategy for the Texan powerhouse would be to leap over offensive lineman.
Jason Pierre-Paul—NFL’s Best Pass Rusher/ Gymnast
Most of Earth’s general population can’t do countless consecutive handsprings. Moreover, such ability is scarcer among the Earth’s population that is 6’5 and weighs nearly 280 pounds.
But, Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t referred to as a freak for no reason. In fact, at the pace he was doing those back flips, he can probably trump most running folk at their maximum pace.
Phillip Daniels—Shows Some of His Leg Power
Now retired, Phillip Daniels spent the better part of two decades playing in the NFL. In this video, Daniels is seen squatting 620 pounds.
The chains add weight, and increase the general beastliness of his physical feat. Judging by Daniel’s strength, if he hit you then it would hurt—something that stands as testament to his long tenure in the NFL.
Ndamukong Suh—Has Strength To Back Up his Attitude
Ndamukong Suh is known as one of the nastiest defensive linemen in the NFL. And, his mammoth strength is exhibited in this video. Around the 2:30 mark of the shoe advertisement, Suh is shown squatting multiple large plates with little effort.
His strength must be a result of Nike athletic wear, which is something that the meta-corporation would like to promote.
LaRon Landry—Doing what LaRon Does Best
LaRon Landry is reputed as being one of the NFL’s hardest hitting safeties—a veritable destructive force that absolutely levels any oncoming running back or ball-carrying receiver.
In addition, he’s pretty freaking ripped. Landry is seen this video exemplifying what it means to pick things up and put them down. And, his Bruce Lee-was-fat torso is on full display during his sample lifting session.
Terrell Sinkfield—He’s fast.
Who is Terrell Sinkfield? Well, it’s difficult to point him out when even a wide-eyed, unblinking stare will only give the common man a glimpse at his blur.
A rookie who went undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft, Sinkfield got national attention by running a 4.19 second 40 yard dash at his college’s Pro Day.
The extent of his role in the NFL is widely unknown at this point. But, in the words of the late Al Davis, “Speed kills.”
He was previously practicing with the Miami Dolphins, but—presumptively—he was waived due to his constant problem of outrunning the football.
Mitch Petrus– Repping it Out.
A staple of the NFL Combine in the bench press test– a strength examination that combines strength with muscular endurance. Typically the prescribed weight for this test if 225 pounds, which is a weight that Mitch Petrus can rep for a whopping 45 times.
In the spirit of picking things up and putting them down, Petrus’ strength earned him a draft selection and a subsequent Super Bowl title from the New York Giants.
Now an NFL Free Agent, Petrus should reference this video in order to get a new contract. If nothing else, it displays some mammoth strength.
Scott Solomon– Power Cleans 421 Pounds
A defensive lineman for the Tennessee Titans, Scott Solomon is seen here during his collegiate days. And, he is lifting and dropping a considerable amount of weight.
Solomon was a seventh round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, which shows that the falling weight most likely made larger noise than he managed to with NFL scouts.
Still, his physical fortitude earned him a draft selection and a subsequent roster spot– something that most people will never experience.
Larry Allen—He Can Bench Press Four of You
Having a man who can bench press 700 pounds would truly be an asset on the offensive line. If nothing else, he has the strength to man handle almost two defensive tackles at once.
Considered the strongest man in NFL history, Allen is shown here bench-pressing his maximum weight of 700 pounds. When trapped under a car, pray that his number is on speed dial.
Needless to say, there’s a reason why NFLers do what they do—they’re sheer forces of physical ownage.
Unless your athletic specs are comparable to the chronicled videos, then don’t tryout for an NFL team—an injury is certain to result from the endeavor.