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Steve Atwater

Steve Atwater

Stephen Dennis Atwater nicknamed "Smiling Assassin" is a former American football player who spent most of his career playing free safety for the Denver Broncos. Atwater and Dennis Smith made up a Broncos secondary that was known for their ferocious hits on opposing players. He was an eight-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time Super Bowl champion. Atwater is considered to be one of the hardest hitting safeties in NFL history. Atwater's hit on Kansas City Chiefs running back Christian Okoye is often compared to the Oakland Raiders Jack Tatum's legendary hit on Houston Oilers running back Earl Campbell. Both hits are considered to be the two best hits on a running back by a saf ... more on Wikipedia

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