The NFL is full of large players, but these guys are exceptional even by that standard. Sometimes a team just needs a mountain of a person to help block or knock down the other team.
As of May 24, 2013, these were six of the NFL’s biggest players.
1. Terrell Brown
Terrell Brown was signed as an offensive tackle for the Rams in 2013. At his signing he was 403 pounds and one of the heaviest players in NFL history.
2. Grady Jackson
Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jackson led the league in tackles for a loss in 2006. His reported average weight was 345 pounds.
3. Aaron Gibson
Offensive tackle Aaron Gibson, who played for the Chicago Bears from 2003-04, tipped the scales at 410 pounds.
4. Nate Newton
Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Nate Newton, at his heaviest, weighed a reported 401 pounds.
5. Korey Stringer
Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle Korey Stringer was productive at 335 pounds. Stringer died in 2001 from complications related to heat during practice.
6. William Perry
Defensive tackle William Perry of the Chicago Bears was famously nicknamed "The Fridge." At his heaviest, Perry weighed in at 382 pounds.