Dirtiest Players In NFL History

Dirtiest Players In NFL History

The referees don’t see everything which gives some player’s the option of playing dirty. Most physical sports involve the worst abuse along with underhanded plays and the NFL is no exception. There have been countless  injuries on the football field due to a low blow or a hit below the belt. The idea is to avoid a person with this kind of conduct to lower your risk of a serious injury or a fatality. If a player is found to be abusive, he is fined and suspended from the game. The following is a list of the dirtiest players NFL history.

Recent Top 3 All Time Dirtiest Players In The NFL

The need for a competitive edge has caused Vontaze Burfict to make the top of the list. Burfict is a habitual offender that has had his share of run ins with refs. His most recent attempts at a dirty play on the field was against Cam Newton and Greg Olsen during a Carolina Panthers game where he twisted both of their ankles after a play had went dead. Unfortunately, his management team is beginning to question his professional ability to play football. Sources have said that he has been a dirty player since his college days and there is no indication that he will change.

Fines & Suspensions

$622,400 in fines and 3 game suspension

Odell Beckham Jr. is next on our list for the craziness that he committed during the Giants versus the Panther game. He was suspended for one game due to hitting Josh Norman illegally before and after the whistle. He has been previously fined for on the field brawls and has been known to play dirty when his team is in trouble. He has had run ins with the Buffalo Bills and the St. Louis Rams. Beckham has struggled to keep his composure and the last couple of games has led some of his fans to go astray. Odell Beckham is incredibly talented NFL player and should keep a level head.

Fines & Suspensions

$62,000 in fines and 1 game suspension

Can you name an NFL player that was suspended for an entire season for threatening the life of a stripper and a bodyguard? Adam Pacman Jones is no stranger to dirty conduct in the NFL league. He also go into a separate altercation with another bodyguard at a club. After a dirty play against Amari Cooper of the Raiders, Pacman was heavily fined. He also has a history of physically contacting the officials of the game including a Bengals game against the Steelers. The league has questioned his dirty plays and irrational decisions during his NFL career. He may not continue to have the social altercations that he once had, but he is not afraid to commit a few dirty plays on the field.

Fines & Suspensions

$63,950 in fines and 20 game suspensions

Dirty plays range from trash talking, physical contact, and illegal activities on the field. Underhanded plays will continue to be a part of the NFL. You can count on them to rack up a few fines every season because of a dirty play. They will continue to cause distress for some players and intimidate others. Dirty plays that have involved head to head contact has contributed to major concussions in the NFL league. Opposing players should steer clear and make sure that they are not affected by one of their dirty play moves. The NFL league works diligently to ensure that this kind of behavior is not tolerated and players that are responsible for dirty plays are fined and/or suspended.