When it comes to vicious moves that can bring pain to all involved - that's something that the National Football League (NFL) and the world of professional wrestling have in common.
Football is one of the most grueling sports any athlete can put themselves through; as the constant traveling, various weather conditions during games, week after week play schedule, and not to mention the fact that you're colliding into some of the biggest and strongest men in the world - it all takes an extreme toll on your body if you're playing the game at the highest level.
While football may be one of the biggest grinds for any athlete in the world, the world of professional wrestling isn't a picnic either. Wrestlers, especially those in WWE, travel much more than those in the NFL and don't get off seasons.
Professional wrestling also features some of the biggest freak athletes the world has ever seen, as the men smash each other into a wooden canvas we all know as the professional wrestling ring, take huge dives off of ladders, put each other through tables, and often suffer some of the worst injuries in all of sports.
It's not often that you see the two sports merge when it comes to headlines, but when they do, it's often something special. Many NFL stars have made guest appearances on show such as Monday Night RAW, former NFL players (such as Brennan Williams and Baron Corbin) have actually made the jump over to professional wrestling, and NFL players often use wrestling celebrations after scoring touchdowns.
In recent weeks NFL players have been using "The People's Elbow" as a touchdown celebration, so much so that The Rock even took to Twitter to acknowledge its use and appreciated it. One New York Giants defender took things a step further, using a "Spinebuster" on Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett to stop him on a run. Check it out:
What are your thoughts on seeing the Spinebuster used in an NFL game? Would you like to see more WWE style moves (such as a Spinebuster or big Spear) in football games? Or should the NFL forbid this for the safety of the players? Let us know your thoughts on the matter in the comments section below!
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