Bill Goldberg is one of several NFL players who transitioned to pro wrestling in the WWE.

The NFL Backgrounds for Goldberg and Other WWE Stars

As a sport whose single-game violence is reported to be much like 63 car crashes, football is the perfect breeding ground for a retirement career filled with similar mayhem. That’s right — the logical next step after hanging up the cleats is donning a pair of tights in the WWE and applying powerful finishing holds …