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Legarrette Blount is a Cherry Bomb

Boom posted some story comparing NFL players to different kinds of fireworks. Their conclusion? Legarrette Blount is a cherry bomb: hard to get and they "shake you to your core when set off". That sounds like Blount.

They're illegal to sell in the United States, but everyone has heard about these "booming" taboo pyrotechnics. Their original intention was to simulate gunfire during military exercises, but since they possess more than 50mg of pyrotechnic composition, you'll never get your hands on one. It's a good thing too: They don't do much in terms of flash, but they shake you to your core when set off (so I'm told).

When it comes to players hard to get a hold off, LeGarrette Blount ranks among the best. Winner of the Pizza Hut Play of the Year, Blount earned the award when he bulldozed through six Green Bay Packers defenders en route to a 54-yard touchdown. The back has also shown a knack for leaping over would-be tacklers, earning a reputation as one of the toughest players to bring down. If that's not enough, see how your chest feels once his nearly 250-pound frame hammers into it.

So, which Buccaneer would you compare to which piece of firework?