There are a lot of words that people use to describe NFL players. Tough? Sure. Strong? Yup. Gritty? Uh huh.

But some of our favorite NFL players are best described as "smooth." These players can be tough, strong, and gritty, if they need to be. But for the most part, they use their speed, their smarts, and their God-given talents to do amazing things on the football field—and they make it look easy.

Think about Odell Beckham Jr.'s miraculous catch against the Dallas Cowboys in November. Or, A.J. Green's juggling, go-ahead reception against the Baltimore Ravens in Cincinnati's season-opening win. When we talk about effortless, sensational, and smooth play-making, we talk about moments like these, and the stars who make them. These are the NFL's smoothest players in the game