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The Gamer: Five things to know about 'NFL Blitz'

Updated: October 21, 2011, 2:30 PM ET
By Jon Robinson

Adrian Peterson bursts through two tacklers as time expires and starts to high-step around the 20 when, out of nowhere, Ray Lewis grabs him by the jersey and, with one bicep-popping flex, picks up "Purple Jesus" Undertaker-style and spikes him into the turf. Game over.

That's the over-the-top "NFL Blitz" violence I remember from arcades when the token-guzzling game debuted back in 1997, and surprisingly, in this era of late-hit penalties and player fines, the franchise is ...

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