Ravens free safety Darian Stewart delivered such a punishing tackle two years ago while playing for the St. Louis Rams that the impact knocked Arizona Cardinals running back Ryan Williams off his feet and sent him crashing to the ground.
The big hit left Williams woozy for several minutes, ultimately knocking him out of the game.
Although somewhat undersized, strong safety Matt Elam emerged as a feared player in the Southeastern Conference with a series of devastating hits. The Ravens drafted him in the first round last year because of his aggressive nature.
As the Ravens' new starting safety tandem, both Stewart and Elam have built hard-hitting reputations. But...