But as comfortable as those athletes seem to be in front of a reporter, many of them don't show the same comfort in front of a director.
While there are the Peyton Mannings, Ray Lewises and Troy Polamalus of the game, the majority of NFL football players are not good actors.
Among the few appearances NFL players have made in movies, let's face it, none of them were award-winning performances by any means.
But then there are those a cut below the rest. So awful you can hardly bare it.
By the way, just so you all can fully appreciate the extensive and rigorous research I did for this article, some of these cameos are so obscure and unattractive that you can't even find them on YouTube.
So here they are, the worst movie appearances of players who really should have stuck to the NFL.
Sources: YouTube, TheEagleOnline.com, Google Images, TVGuide.com