NFL vs. Action Sports

Don't get us wrong. We love football season here at ESPN Action Sports, even though our true passions are for skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, skiing, BMX and freestyle motocross. But every fall, as we listen to our mainstream colleagues obsess over the physical attributes of their favorite players, we wonder how the top athletes from our respective worlds would stack up. This year, we decided to stop speculating and start making pound-for-pound comparisons. What we discovered might surprise you: NFL ballers and action sports stars have a lot in common when it comes to physical gifts, and sometimes the latter beat out the former. Don't believe us? Read on. -- Jeff Foss