NFL 2011: 6 NFL Players with Celebrity Doppelgangers

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NFL 2011: 6 NFL Players with Celebrity Doppelgangers
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We've all had that moment watching a game. Standing there with our buddies, someone who's usually less familiar with sports walks up and identifies a person they think they know.

The only trouble of course is that they don't have the slightest clue. They see a spitting image of someone from a Disney movie or a hit TV show, only it's an infinitely more athletic lookalike.

Generally, these moments happen at really crucial points in a game, making their observations that much more annoying to some, hilarious to others.

Probably my favorite was when I was a kid and a family member noted the striking resemblance that Greg Maddux had to Mathew Broderick. It was as disarming a remark as someone could have possibly made about the wily right-hander.

So it's worth a look through the NFL, if only because there are so many good examples. The "doppleganger," as it's known, is a surprisingly common feature in professional football. Here's a peek at some of the best.

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