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SB Nation’s picks for the NFL players they want to see on American Ninja Warrior

They made the playoffs, but could they make it to the buzzer?

Apparently there’s a football game coming up this weekend. People seem pretty interested in it and we all know how much NFL players like to try out the American Ninja Warrior course. So we thought we’d kick off a discussion combining the two.

We asked the writers at SB Nation’s team sites to pick which NFL player they think would do the best on the American Ninja Warrior course. Here’s what they said:

Seattle Seahawks

Field Gulls: Jon Ryan

Why: “Because he's got experience; Ryan was on America Ninja Warrior once already. He's a true do-it-all punter.” [He competed in Venice during the 2015 season.]

Arizona Cardinals v Seattle Seahawks Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

New England Patriots

Pats Pulpit: Julian Edelman

Why: “Played offense, defense, special teams over course of career”

Divisional Round - Houston Texans v New England Patriots Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Oakland Raiders

Silver and Black Pride: Taiwan Jones

Why: “Ran a 4.33 40 coming out of college where he was a three-way star as a running back, cornerback, and return specialist. These days for the Raiders he is a running back out of the spread and a heat seeking missile as a gunner on special teams.”

Houston Texans v Oakland Raiders Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Kansas City Chiefs

Arrowhead Pride: Eric Berry

Why: “Because he's super human and already beat cancer”

Kansas City Chiefs v Atlanta Falcons Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Miami Dolphins

The Phinsider: Jarvis Landry

Why: “He's got the best hands at the Pro Bowl, hands that have shown their strength game after game, key for so many obstacles on the course. While he may not be the fastest player, he never quits and can do just about anything to pick up that extra yard - or get up a Warped Wall.”

Miami Dolphins v San Diego Chargers Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images

Pittsburgh Steelers

Behind the Steel Curtain: Antonio Brown

Why: “The man is an athletic freak, and his ability to show off his speed and agility would be awesome. Not to mention he has front-flipped into the end zone and ninja kicked a punter in the face before!”

AFC Championship - Pittsburgh Steelers v New England Patriots Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Green Bay Packers

Acme Packing Company: Ty Montgomery

Why: “As David Bakhtiari said once, ‘He's muscles on muscles on muscles.’ No further explanation needed.”

Wild Card Round - New York Giants v Green Bay Packers Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Atlanta Falcons

The Falcoholic: Taylor Gabriel

Why: “Because you're not sure how he does the things he's done, and he's finished the course before you can process them.”

Arizona Cardinals v Atlanta Falcons Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images

New York Giants

Big Blue View: Odell Beckham

Why: No explanation given [Which is a statement in itself.]

New York Giants v Washington Redskins Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Detroit Lions

Pride of Detroit: DeAndre Levy

Why: “Levy has spent his off-seasons doing crazy things in the past, including walking on the wing of an airplane.”

Detroit Lions 2009 Headshots

Dallas Cowboys

Blogging the Boys: Byron Jones

Why: “Combine numbers were crazy, rated as a 3 Sigma athlete, Sparq rating was off the charts, set a record with a 12' 3" broad jump at combine.”

New York Giants v Dallas Cowboys Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Houston Texans

Battle Red Blog: JJ Watt

Why: No explanation given [Again, that’s just like a mic drop.]

Houston Texans v New England Patriots Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

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Posted by American Ninja Warrior Nation on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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