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The NFL is filled with some of the strongest and fastest humans on Earth, but this group of players manages to leave its opposition in the dust. So which player gets to take the title of fastest player in the NFL?
NFL’s Next Gen Stats offer an answer. They have been tracking ball carrier speed since 2016 and can determine a player’s top speed with possession. Using their data, here are the fastest players in the league.
Who is the fastest player in the NFL for 2021?
Here are the NFL’s fastest ball carriers in the 2021 regular season so far (via Next Gen Stats):
Source : https://www.nbcsports.com/chicago/bears/fastest-nfl-players-2021-2020-and-next-gen-stats-era272